Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mater Dei Polytechnic takes off with 80 Students

The Matriculating students and first set of students of Mater Dei Polytechnic in procession to the matriculation Arena . . . Holds Maiden Matriculation By Chioma Ndife Sequel to the operational license granted to Mater Dei Polytechnic, Ugwuoba last year, the institution of higher learning has commenced its 2019/2020 academic year with 80 students who were admitted to run various ...

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Fides Newspaper Wins ”Best Proximity Value/ Balanced News” Award

. . . Bishops Ezeokafor, Okoye, Gov Obiano, NUJ, Hail By Jude Atupulazi, Abuchi Onwumelu and Uche Enem Fides Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Awka has won the “Best Proximity Value/Balanced News Award” at the 2018 Nigerian Catholic Diocesan Newspaper Awards by the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN). The development has drawn a torrent of commendations from many quarters, ...

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Contrast

By Chukwuemerie Udekwe   And I sat on an arm-chair, with legs crossed, sipping from a chilled filled glass as I relaxed my nerves. The atmosphere was friendly, the sun dim and the gentle breeze swayed the inner peace within me. I was exceptionally happy. For the umpteenth time I had experienced a story which seemed not to have ended ...

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Fr Acada, Sports Enthusiast, Goes Home

The remains of late Rev Fr Emmanuel Okpala (Fr. Acada), being lowered into his grave. Inset: picture of the ever cheerful Fr. Acada. . . . Awka Catholic Diocese, Wisdom Class of 95, SABAA Mourn By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Eight months after the burial of two priests, the Awka Catholic Diocese last Monday, March 26, (the Solemnity of Annunciation), interred the ...

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CESACC Commends Fides for Online Presence

The Director of Fides Communications, Rev. Fr. Martin Anusi, sharing his experience on Fides online platforms . . . As Fr. Anusi Tasks Directors to Take Advantage of Google and Social Media Platforms By Uche Enem The Centre for the Study of African Culture and Communication (CESACC) of the Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA), Port Harcourt, through Rev. Fr. ...

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Anambra to Double Efforts on IGR to Pay New Minimum Wage

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Government has charged revenue officers to put more efforts to double its N1.4billion internally generated revenue, to meet the new wage bill of the state imposed by the new minimum wage. Obiano had during a recent meeting with civil servants in the state affirmed that he would be among the first governors to pay ...

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FCET Umunze: Provost Hails TETFund’s Support for Schools

Members of the Governing Council, College Mgt and some Deans pose for a photograph shortly after the College’s recent matriculation ceremony. . . . Seeks Help on Distressed College Road By Jude Atupulazi The Provost, Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze, Anambra State, Dr Tessy Okoli, has commended the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) for her various interventions in tertiary ...

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Obi Felicitates with Tambuwal, Ortom on Re-Election

. . . Prays INEC to Declare Bala Mohammed Bauchi Governor-Elect without Further Delay By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has felicitated with Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Samuel Ortom of Benue State, who both won re-election during the March 23 supplementary ...

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Job Creation, Restructuring, my priority in National Assembly

The Federal House Member-elect for Aguata Federal Constituency, Hon Chukwuma Umeoji (1st left) with the Federal House Member – Elect for Idemili North/South Federal Constituency, Chief Ifeanyichukwu Ibezi (1st right) and the Federal House Member – Elect for Anambra East/West Federal Constituency, Chief Chinedu Obidigwe (2nd right), as they display their Certificates of Return, with others at the International Conference ...

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GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA AND THE COMMON GOOD

A Communiqué issued at the end of the First Plenary Meeting of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) at the Resource Centre, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Durumi, Abuja, 10 – 16 March 2019 PREAMBLE We, the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria, held our First Plenary Meeting for the year at the Resource Centre, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Durumi, ...

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