Monthly Archives: October 2018

BVM Gets Befitting Abode at St John’s Parish, Umuokpu-Awka

* * As Bishop Okoye Blesses Perfectly-Finished Our Lady of Fatima Grotto, Says it’s Best in Awka Diocese * * Parish Seeks Over N4M for Debts By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The auxiliary bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Jonas Benson Okoye, in a well-attended ceremony on Sunday, September 30, 2018, blessed a Millions of Naira worth perfect-finished Our Lady of Fatima ...

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Bountiful God’s Gifts: Nri Catholic Community Gets Twin Priests 11 Years after

…Receives Silver Jubilarians Religious, Final Professed; Celebrates Rev Mother Kate Egolum of University Sisters of Assumption By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Eleven years after the ordination of her last priest, Nri Catholic Community, Awka Catholic Diocese, on Sunday, September 30, 2018 rolled out her drums for a grand reception in honour of her 2018 twin priests, silver jubilee celebration of her two ...

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Fr. Okochi Celebrates 25th Priestly Silver Jubilee

By Amarachi Okpunobi The Nimo-born Priest, Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Augustine Amamchukwu Okochi, fondly called Kochis, on 29 September 2018, celebrated his 25th Priestly Anniversary. Fr. Okochi, who was ordained a Catholic Priest by His Lordship, Most Rev. Simon Okafor, Bishop Emeritus of Awka Diocese, at Assumption Parish, Nimo, on 15 August 1993, has been the Rector of St. John ...

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St. Anthony’s Ikenga Sends Off 4 Past Priests & Celebrates Silver Jubilee of Sr. Okafor

By Uche Enem A double celebration was recorded at St. Anthony’s, Ikenga on 30thSeptember, 2018 for the send off of four past priest who have worked from 2005- 2017 and the Silver Jubilee Celebration of her indigenous Religious Sister, Sr. Josemaria Ogochukwu Okafor (SJS). The priests were greatly appreciated for their efforts in moving their Parish forward. The priests are ...

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St. Micheal’s De Archangel Parish Neni Joins League of Dedicated Churches in Awka Diocese

…Increases Number of Dedicated Churches in Neni Community to 4 By Chioma Ndife St. Michael’s the Archangel Catholic Church, Neni, Anocha LGA, Anambra has join the league of dedicated churches in Awka Diocese. The parish following her dedication on Sunday, September 30, 2018 by Awka Diocese Bishop, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor has brought to 4 the total number of dedicated ...

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Bishop Okoye Flags off Omelora Israel Ezue Foundation

… As Founder Empowers over 18 Youths with Vehicles By Chioma Ndife The auxiliary Bishop of Awka Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye has flagged-off Omelora Isreal Ezue Foundation with a call to the beneficiaries of the empowerment programme to make effective use of donated vehicles. The maiden empowerment programme of the foundation which commenced with the donation of ...

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Chimamanda Adichie: ”We Don’t Care About Trump Calling Africa A Shithole

At the Monde Festival which held in Paris, Nigerian author and feminist, Chimamanda Adichie touched on a lot of interesting topics especially concerning Africa. In an interview moderated by Maryline Baumard at the Opéra Bastille, Chimamanda Adichie got a loud applause from the audience when she addressed the description of Africa as a “shithole country” by US President Donald Trump. She said: There are things ...

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New Transport Network System, Mr Taxi Launched in Awka

….Set to Create 500,000 Jobs in Southeast By Abuchi Onwumelu A new transport network system called Mr Taxi has been launched in Awka the Anambra State Capital with a call to the people of the state to embrace it for easy movement, goods and services. Addressing newsmen in Awka, the Chief Operation Officer (C.O.O), Mr. Austin Nnaemeka Soundmind, said the ...

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ABS Awka Chapter Election: RATTAWU Boss Appoints 5-Man Caretaker Committee

..Decries Lack of Activities By Abuchi Onwumelu In his bid to ensure that credible and committed members of the Radio Television Theatre and Arts Workers Union (RATTAWU), assume leadership positions during the forthcoming ABS, Awka chapter election, the national president of the Union, Comrade Kabir Tsani Garba, has appointed a 5-man caretaker committee that will ignite activities in the chapter ...

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