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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Ifeanyi Uba Proposes N2M for CYON Football Tournament

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The CEO of FC Ifeanyi Uba Football Club and stadium, Dr. Ifeanyi Patrick Uba, has proposed Two Million Naira for football tournament for the Catholic Youth Organisation of Nigeria (CYON), Awka Diocese, within Anambra South Senatorial Zone. Uba, who is the Young Progressives Party (YPP) candidate for the 2019 Senatorial Election for Anambra South Senatorial Zone, made ...

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Buhari presents 2019 budget proposal at NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presented the 2019 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly, NASS. President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presented the 2019 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly, NASS. Buhari, who was accompanied to the National Assembly by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, unveiled ...

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Bishop’s Carol By Awka Diocesan Catholic Education Commission

By Princess Chinecherem Efobi PICTURES FROM THE BISHOP’S CAROL BY AWKA DIOCESAN CATHOLIC EDUCATION COMMISSION AT ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL AWKA, DECEMBER 11, 2018. Song by Angelic Voices Foundation led by Dr. Umeh Franklin The members of high table collect the gift of the new born baby (Jesus Christ) led by the Bishop St. Peter’s Secondary and Special Science School Achina ...

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Unfulfilled Promises to God are Sinful – Fr. Anthony Nwafor

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The parish priest of St. Gabriel’s Catholic Parish, Okpuno, Awka South L.G.A, Anambra State, Rev. Fr. Anthony Nwafor has exhorted all against lives of unfulfilled promises to God. Rev. Fr. Nwafor, who gave the admonition in his homily of the Holy Mass to mark the 2018 Annual Harvest and Bazaar of the parish on Sunday, December 9, ...

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‘Have to Kill me First’: Florida Woman Refuses to Remove Guadalupe from Mobile Home

Millie Francis says she will not take down her painting of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo credit: Mark Young/Bradenton Herald By Mary Rezac Millie Francis almost died once. She’s willing to do it again. This time, she says, it would be for Our Lady of Guadalupe. Property managers at the retirement community trailer park where Francis lives in west-central Florida ...

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Pope Approves New Legislation Governing Vatican City

Pope Francis at the 2018 World Meeting of Families in Ireland. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA. By Hannah Brockhaus Pope Francis Thursday published new laws governing the administration of Vatican City State, including the formation of a new oversight body for verifying departmental compliance with regulations and procedures within the governorate. The laws were issued Dec. 6 in a motu proprio approved ...

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Holy See Affirms Enduring Importance of UN Human Rights Declaration

Seven decades after its proclamation, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is still being hailed as “a great triumph achieved at a tremendous cost,” in the words of St John Paul II. The landmark declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris Dec. 10, 1948. It includes a preamble and 30 articles that provide for individual freedoms, ...

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Christmas inspired nut drink

By Chioma Nnagbo Hello everyone, Still on the Christmas inspired nut drink; this week I’m going to teach you how to make one very interesting nut recipe. Believe me after tasting this drink, you will want to be drinking it everyday. With just five ingredients, you can serve your guests this Christmas without stress. Let me introduce you to the ...

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Manchester United sack manager Jose Mourinho after two-and-a-half years in charge

Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after their worst startto a season in almost 30 years, the club announced on Tuesday. The 55-year-old Portuguese’s last match in charge was the 3-1 defeat by Premier League league leaders Liverpool on Sundaywhich left them 19 points behind their opponents. Mourinho’s sacking comes just two-and-a-half years into his tenure and three years ...

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