Monthly Archives: February 2019

Aid Agencies Highlight Christian Persecution on Anniversary of ‘Coptic Martyrs’

Stock photo via Shutterstock Four years after the so-called Islamic State released a propaganda video showing the beheading of 21 abducted Coptic Christians in Libya, aid workers and politicians continue to highlight the dangers facing Christians in the Middle East and across the world. On Feb. 15, 2015, a video was released showing IS fighters beheading Egyptian workers as they ...

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Anambra State Atiku Campaign DG Warns Obiano Against Rigging

The Director-General of Atiku/Obi Campaign Organization in Anambra State, Hon.  Dr. Harry Oranezi has warned the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano against acts indicative of rigging in the coming general elections. Speaking to newsman in Awka yesterday, Dr. Oranezi observed that the text messages and directives from Obiano to Anambra civil servants reveal he is planning something sinister ...

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Kidnappers Murder Former Nnewi Anglican Priest

Rev Anthony Jata’u and wife, both kidnapped . . . Demand N10m Ransom to Release Corpse By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu A priest from the Diocese of Sokoto and formerly of Nnewi Diocese, Anambra, has been murdered by kidnappers who are also continuing to hold his family kidnapped with him. According to the reports, Anthony Idris Jata’u was abducted on Thursday ...

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ARMA MD Lauds Gov Obiano for Working on Fed Roads

ARMA MD, Engr. Emeka Okoye inspecting work in progress along the Enugu/Onitsha Expressway By Uche Amunike In a bid to live up to his promise of transforming Anambra State through Infrastructural development, the Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has been consistent in the rehabilitation and reconstruction of both major and access roads in the state, for not just reasons ...

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Security Agencies Should Protect; not Take Lives

One of the problems prevalent in our country today is violence. From the activities of terrorists, to tribal, political, religious and even cult killings, as well as those by herdsmen, and irate mobs, we have seen a country torn by violence. These have indeed heated up the polity. It seems as if the people have turned against themselves in the ...

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The Irony of Postponement

Postponement is a common vocabulary. It connotes deferral, deferment, delay, putting off, rescheduling, adjournment, shelving, suspension of an event. The Cambridge Dictionary defines postponement as “a delay to an event because someone plans or decides that it should happen at a later date or time.” Similarly, the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English defines it as the changing of an event, ...

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We are for You, Nimo Community Tells Ibida

. . . Blesses His 2nd Term Bid By Jude Atupulazi The second tenure aspiration of the House of Assembly member representing Njikoka 11 State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Sir Pete Ibida, has received a major boost following his endorsement by the people of his community of Nimo, Njikoka LGA. The epochal event which took ...

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Awka North, Greatly Marginalized: APGA, PDP Candidates Lament

By Chioma Ndife The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Candidates, Prince Charles Chidubem Okoye and High Chief John Nwokoye, in the upcoming Anambra State House of Assembly election for Awka North Constituency, have decried the marginalization rocking the people of the area since the creation of Anambra State. The duo stated this at the 2019 ...

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Awka Diocesan Laity Council Commences 2019 Laity Week

. . . Avails Political Office Aspirants Avenue to Present Manifesto By Chioma Ndife Awka Diocesan Laity Council of Nigeria has commenced the 2019 Laity Week in different parishes in the diocese. The 2019 laity week which commenced on February 10, came sequel to the declaration and flag-off made by the auxiliary bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Jonas Benson ...

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