Monthly Archives: October 2018

Canadian Governor General, Explains Why Nigeria Must Own Comm Satellite

The Governor General of Canada and world renowned astronaut, Julie Payette says Nigeria must continue to operate her own communications and Remote Sensing satellites to be able to share relevant data that can help solve some intricate problems. Payette gave the advice at the National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, in Abuja, recently, during her state visit to Nigeria. ...

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FCE (T) Umunze Gets New Deputy Provost

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Governing Council of Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, has appointed the former Dean, Students Affairs of the College, Dr Christopher Chuks Ugwuogo, as the new Deputy Provost of the institution. Dr. Ugwuogo’s appointment as the new Deputy Provost of Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, came following the expiration of the tenure of ...

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Part of Your Security Vote Can Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage, Bishop Ezeokafor Tells Nigerian Governors

…Backs November 6 Ultimatum By Abuchi Onwumelu The Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, says governors who are complaining that they cannot afford the N30,000 Minimum Wage should devote part of their Security Vote to that, even as he described the amount as meagre. Bishop Ezeokafor who stated this at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka, ...

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Anambra State Internal Revenue Service to Digitize Revenue Collection

By Abuchi Onwumelu Anambra State Internal Revenue Service (AIRS) has announced its plans to capture and enroll all taxable adults in Anambra State into distinctive revenue accounts to transform revenue collection and payments. The Executive Chairman of AIRS, Dr. David Nzekwu who stated this during a One-day ‘Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) Technology Integration’ workshop held at Revenue House, Awka, said ...

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Chiekwu Bags Meritorious Service Award

By Abuchi Onwumelu The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, standard bearer for the 2019 Idemili North House of Assembly Election, Honourable Chiekwu Ifeanyi Arthur (Money Man) last Sunday at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Umuoji, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State bagged a Meritorious Service Award for his numerous humanitarian contributions in the Parish and beyond. Presenting the ...

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NIPR Anambra State Chapter Visits NYSC Umunya Orientation Camp

….Addresses Corps Members By Abuchi Onwumelu The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Anambra State chapter led by its State chairman, Lady Chinwe Nnedum recently takes membership message to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Umunya Temporary Orientation Camp. Addressing the gathering, the NIPR’s state chairman said the visit was borne out of the directive from the national leadership, saying ...

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Arcbishop Okeke Celebrates 65 Birthday

. . .Visits Onitsha Prisons . . . Commissions Skill Acquisition Centre. By Abuchi Onwumelu The Metropolitan Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev Valerian Okeke last Sunday, celebrated his 65 years of his earthly sojourn. The birthday celebration which was low keyed took place at the Onitsha Federal Prisons with a Thanksgiving Mass by the Archbishop. Scores of priests, religious,faithful and ...

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Atiku Abubakar’s Moment of Triumph

By Nze Nwabueze Akabogu The popular saying that some people are born great, and some others have greatness thrust upon them while some other people achieve greatness by sheer dint of hard work and perseverance is very apt in the current discussion on the man of the moment, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar (GCON), a former Vice President of the Federal Republic ...

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Fides Kitchen – Irish Potato Hot Pot

By Chioma Nnagbo Hello everyone! Hope you’ve been enjoying your breakfast these past few weeks? I must confess it has really been a wonderful series for me. I enjoyed every episode, the preparations, the outcome and the mistakes made and the corrections taken. But in all, anything that has a beginning, always has an end. And so, I am sad ...

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Buhari Will Get Fewer Votes In North In 2019 — Shekarau

A former governor of Kano State, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, said yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the majority votes in the North but will not garner as much votes as he did in 2015. Shekarau said his prediction was premised on the strength of the opposition PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar who also hails from the North. He, however, said ...

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