Monthly Archives: October 2018

Overzealous Police Officer Almost Beaten By Angry Residents In Delta

An overzealous policeman was almost beaten by angry residents in Delta state over alleged harassment. It was gathered that the policeman attached to a bank in Sapele area of the state, harassed motorcyclists who brought their passengers close to the bank premises, some days ago. Even the passengers were not left out as it was alleged that the policeman used ...

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Fides Organizes Young Writers’ Contest

By Mercy Hill Fides Communications, on September 21, organized a writing contest for young writers at its premises in Nodu, Okpuno, Awka South LGA of Anambra State. The contest was the first in the series of such contests to be organized by the communications’ outfit, reports Mercy Hill. The Young Writers’ Contest, FYWC, which had its theme as ”Renaissance”, was ...

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Full text of Muhammadu Buhari’s 58th Independence Day address

Fellow Nigerians, 1.   Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire for freedom. We, therefore, give thanks to and remember our founding fathers who laboured so hard and sacrificed so much to build and bequeath to us this wonderful ...

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Use Your Profession for Nation Building, Bishop Ezeokafor Tells Lawyers

…As Anambra State Judiciary Marks 2018/2019 Legal Year with Holy Mass By Abuchi Onwumelu The Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has exhorted judicial officers to use their hallowed profession to give direction to the nation’s leaders, especially as it has to do with giving justice to the oppressed and challenging the unwarranted attack on ...

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Seven Feared Killed, Houses Destroyed as Fresh Violence Erupts in Jos

APC, PDP hold primary elections amidst violence    • Unknown gunmen kill eight in Benue At least seven persons were killed and several houses burnt in a renewed violence which started yesterday in Tina Junction area of Jos, Plateau State. But in the midst of the violence, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continued their party ...

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SLOGOR Trains 350 Tax Inspectors of AiRS

By Abuchi Onwumelu 350 Tax Inspectors of Anambra State Internal Revenue Service (AiRS) are currently undergoing training on Assessment, Collection, Accounting, Administration and Tax Implication of International Accounting Standards (IFRS & IPSAS). Speaking to newsmen in Awka, the Head, Taxpayer Education and Enlightenment Team (TEET), Sylvia Tochukwu-Ngige said the training was organized by State and Local Governance Reform (SLOGOR) in ...

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Nigeria at 58: Religious Intolerance Bane of Nigeria’s Development – Bishop Ezeokafor

….Says No Religion is Bigger, Superior to Another By Abuchi Onwumelu As Nigerians mark her fifty eight (58) Independence Anniversary today Monday, 1st October, 2018, the Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has described religious intolerance as the bane of development in the country, noting that no religion is more powerful than the other, even ...

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Cem Sagar and his Team Believe in Nigerian Youths

Example to our Leaders By Princess Chinecherem Efobi At the September 15-18 Abuja Football Scouting Program, Cem Sagar, a FIFA agent came along with his team made up of Brian Paramore, Carlos Ferreira and others to pick talented young Nigerian footballers to Europe. Addressing the players severally, the foreign scouts made it clear to the players that they trusted their ...

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Meet the Man Carrying Anambra’s Waste Burden

If there is one job few people will like to handle right now in Anambra State, that job is managing and disposing waste. Whether it is paucity of funds or inadequate number of vehicles and working tools to implement the job, the enormity of the task is daunting. The major streets of the state are littered with refuse which the ...

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Delta APC faction declares Pat Utomi gov candidate

Political economist, Prof Pat Utomi, has been declared winner and candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the 2019 governorship election in Delta State. Utomi emerged the torchbearer of the APC at a parallel governorship primary organised by the Chief Cyril Ogodo-led factional State Working Committee of the party in Asaba, the state capital. The exercise which started on Sunday ...

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