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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Ifitedunu Community Offers Special Prays for Nigeria Ahead of 2019 Elections

…As St. Mary’s High School Host Parishes at Christ the King By Chioma Ndife The Catholic Community of Ifitedunu, Dunukofia LGA, alongside other people from other Christian denominations, has offered special prayers for the state of the Nigerian Nation, as well as the upcoming 2019 general elections, to the Eucharistic Jesus. Ifitetudu Catholic Community offered the special prayers through an ...

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‘Fr Aaron Ekwu, A Saint Indeed’

…Bishop Ezeokafor Urges Christians to be Christ-Like By Mercy Hill Testimonies have it that saints are ordinary people and normal humans who have lived holy lives in obedience to God’s will and command and are now in the abode of God, making intercessions for the Living. Fr. Aaron Ejikemeuwa Ekwu is not an exemption of who a saint is. He ...

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Lionel Messi Buys New Private Jet Reportedly Worth $15 Million

Argentinean website Doble Amarilla reports that Lionel Messi has splashed out $15 million on a luxury jet to whizz him and his family between Europe and South America. The jet, which was purchased in the United States but will be registered in Argentina, is a 2004 Gulfstream V and comes with 16 executive seats, two bathrooms (one with a shower) ...

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Anti-Party Activities: APC Govs Back Amosun, Okorocha, Yari Against Oshiomhole, NWC

In a show of solidarity, governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have moved against attempt by the national leadership of the party to sanction some aggrieved governors who are embittered over the outcome of the party primaries. We had exclusively reported last week that some governors who may come under the party’s big stick ...

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2019: Despite Presidential Veto, INEC Forecloses Use Of Incident Form

To rely on extant law, regulations to back card reader The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said despite the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018, which makes the use of card reader mandatory, the 2019 elections will not be conducted with incident form. INEC’s assurance is coming as the Peoples Democratic ...

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Insight With Amarachi

Arinze Marycynthia and Ubaka Maryjane both from St John of God Secondary School Awka were the first and second runners-up in the just concluded Fides Young Writers Contest, poetry category. Below are their very wonderful entries. IF I WERE A BOY By Arinze Chinecherem Marycynthia  St John of God Secondary School, Awka A loud jungle drum would be telegraphing, At ...

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Mbaka …Why????????

By Uche Amunike This state woke up to the hullabaloo of the fiery Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka of Amen Adoration Ministry, Enugu and his uncouth actions towards former governor Peter Obi on the altar of his Adoration ground. I was very curious when the news made the rounds and had to search for the offending video clip which had already ...

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Hangout with Ex- Rangers Joe Aniedobe (Part II)

By Uche Enem continued from the last edition Most sports people in Nigeria prefer studying Physical Health related courses, why did you decide to study Accounting? I did a part of accounting in my school and I love it too. I didn’t make football to be the last part of me rather I took it just as a hobby. It ...

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Begging as an Attitude

By Jude Atupulazi Among the Igbos, pride is something that is not toyed with. It is held in the highest esteem. Anyone without it is deemed finished. Thus, even among the very poor, you see them carry themselves with dignity. Even when they are starving, they hardly beg for food as it would be considered infra dig. However, these days, ...

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My Trust in God has Been Sustaining me- Fr Joel Okechukwu

By Ifeoma Ezenyilmba An Awka Diocesan Catholic priest and the parish priest of Madonna Assumpta Catholic Parish, Agulu, Anaocha L.G.A, Anambra State, Rev. Fr. Dr. Joel Okechukwu, has identified his trust in God as what has been making his priestly apostolate easier and sustaining him in his vocation. Rev. Fr. Okechukwu, who stated this in an interview he granted to ...

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