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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Blessed Iwene Tansi Parish, Umudioka dedicated in Style

y Uche Amunike and Nkechi Amunike The quiet town of Umudioka witnessed an assemblage of the crème-de-la crème of society in their midst on the 27th day of December, 2018 as their church, Blessed Iwene Tansi Parish was dedicated to God. In a very colourful event which was started with a pontifical High Mass, a lot was taught regarding the ...

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Fides Kitchen – CREAMY CUCUMBER SMOOTHIE

By Chioma Nnagbo I’ve been taking cucumbers for granted as that boring flavorless vegetable. Just some day ago, some healthy cucumbers were harvested from fides farm, and I began to think what could be done with these flavorless but healthy vegetables. So, the idea of making a cucumber drink came to my mind. To end this Christmas edition, I am ...

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AWKA DIOCESAN CHOIRS SINGING COMPETITION; 2018 EDITION

“ He who sings well, pray twice” The Awka Diocesan 2018 singing competitions for all the catholic parish choirs in Awka Diocese was concluded on the 17th November,2018 with group ‘ A’ choirs singing the finals at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Awka. The group ‘B’ finals took place at St. Anthony Nanka on 3rd of November, 2018 while the group ‘C’ ...

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CHRISTMAS: THE MOMENT OF TRUTH

2018 Christmas Message of His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus C. Ezeokafor, to the Family of God in Awka Diocese Dear People of God, May the grace and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. The annual feast of commemorating the nativity of the King of the universe, son of David from the stock ...

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TEACH THE CHILDREN – A Christmas Story

By Princess Chinaecherem Efobi Late one Christmas Eve, I sank back, tired, but content, into my easy chair. The kids were in bed, the gifts were wrapped, the milk and cookies waited by the fireplace for Santa. As I sat back admiring the tree with its decorations, I couldn’t help feeling that something important was missing. It wasn’t long before ...

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Celebrating Chimezie Ibedu….Fides Best Staff 2018.

By Uche Amunike It’s another end of year and time for Fides to unveil her best member of staff for the year. This was an initiative introduced in other to appreciate her workers and encourage the others to sit up in their duties. This year, 2018, our winner is a dynamic young man who works in his capacity as Production ...

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Sex, Money for Marks: Bane of Nigeria’s Education

By Jude Atupulazi Last Monday, a Federal High Court sitting in Osun State sentenced Mr Richard Akindele to two years imprisonment after being found guilty of sexually harassing a female student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Monica Osagie. Akindele was a lecturer there before he was sacked over same issue. Akindele’s saga with the said female student had been widely celebrated ...

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Rediscovering Our Femininity: Going Back To God’s Original Design For Women (part I)

By Rosanna Emenusiobi Feminism! Women empowerment! Women liberation! Equality! Sex and Gender! Women’s rights! Women’s Autonomy or freedom! Women’s health! Women’s reproductive choice! Women’s sexual choice! Gender mainstreaming! Transgender! Lesbianism! The list could go on and on. The common denominator in these labels or categories is the status of women in the modern world. A closer look at these and ...

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APGA Chieftain Dumps Party for PDP in Nimo

. . . Cites Insincerity By Ikeugonna Eleke A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Nimo, Njikoka Local Government Area, has dumped APGA for the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. Addressing newsmen at Egwegwe Square, Nimo during an event to mark his defection, Chief Dan Okpoko blamed APGA’s insincerity for his defection. Okpoko, who also cited the breach ...

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2019 Igbo Presidency, Is It Necessary And Achieveable?

By Agudosi Kosisochukwu Colonization stripped Africans the dignity of forming their nations according to their own indigenous culture, values, heritage and convenience. Many African states stand between the tension of disintegrating and continuing with the structure given to them by the colonial masters. For instance, Nigeria which is a colony of Britain is an aggregation of many ethnic groups with ...

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