Monthly Archives: April 2019

Court Adjourns Hearing on Case Against Some Executive Members People’s Club of Nigeria

By Sunny A. Ijomah An Anambra State Magistrate Court sitting in Ogidi Idemili North Council Area, presided over by Magistrate O.M Kanu has adjourned till the sixteenth day of May, 2019, a case of conspiracy, felony and assault, among others, brought before it against some immediate pastleaders of the Peoples Club of Nigeria, Onitsha branch. The State Commissioner of Police ...

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Anambra Govt to Develop Agro – Farm Markets in Major Cities

By Sunny A. Ijomah The Anambra State government will by end of June, this year, develop Anambra state Agro-farm market in major cities across the country, starting with the State. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanization, Processing and Export, Mr. Afam Mbanefo announced this during stakeholder’s workshop on knowledge sharing organised by the State Coordination Office of FGN/IFAD VCDP for their ...

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Awka Region holds Liturgical Inculturation Seminar

By Mercy Hill The Catholic Diocese of Awka on Saturday, April 13, 2019, organized a liturgical seminar for Catholic faithful with the aim of evangelization and proper understanding of the Catholic faith and doctrines. The seminar which was held at St. Mathew’s parish, Amawbia had in attendance, over thirty participants who were drawn from various parishes in Awka region. The ...

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ASUU blasts FG, First Lady over proposed Muhammadu Buhari University

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday blasted the federal government over proposed plan to establish a private university to be named after President Muhammadu Buhari. The Union described the proposed university by the wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari as a disaster. ASUU further said the plan of the wife of the President to establish a ...

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Flood: Anambra Govt to Take Delivery of Farm inputs from NEMA

By Sunny A. Ijomah The Anambra State government will on Monday fifteenth April 2019 take delivery of farm inputs from National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA to cushion the effect of last year’s flood on farmers. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanization, Processing and Export, Mr. Afam Mbanefo announced this during stakeholder’s workshop on knowledge sharing, organised by the state coordination office ...

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Easter: Be Patient in the face of Difficulties – Bishop Okoye

. . Says Christ’s Resurrection Brings New Hope for Nigerian By Chioma Ndife The Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, has called on Nigerians to be patient in the face of difficulties which they often encounter in their day to day activities, noting that Christ’s resurrection will bring new hope to all those in distress ...

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Industrialist Cautions Assembly against Turning Funerals into IGR Window

By Jude Atupulazi A Nimo based industrialist and MD/CEO of Safanaco Technical Industries Ltd, Chief Francis Nwabachili, has expressed fears that the recent Bill by the Anambra State House of Assembly, seeking for a law to control burial ceremonies/activities in the state may end up as a revenue generating window by the government against the people, reports Jude Atupulazi. Nwabachili ...

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Agbogidi, Doyen of Local Govt Administration, and His Legacies

By Jude Atupulazi If achievements were to be determined by size, Agbogidi Chuba Anadi, provides a ready example. After 35 years of bestriding the local government system of Anambra State like a colossus, which he indeed is, Agbogidi finally called time on a job he knew like the back of his hands, leaving many legacies that many players in the ...

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Ohanaeze kicks as Ooni insists Igbo are from Ile-Ife

. . Ooni invites Olugbo for clarification, insists Ndigbo’re not Jews . . . Igbo, original owners of Ile-Ife — Ohanaeze . . . Says Oduduwa means ‘last born’ (Odudunwa) in Igboland Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has reaffirmed his position on the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations, that the Igbos are from Ile-Ife, saying the ...

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JDPC Awka Diocese Empowers 40 CEDI Beneficiaries

. . . Offers Scholarship to 100 Students By Abuchi Onwumelu Justice, Development and Peace Caritas (JDPC) Awka Diocese, has concluded her Community Empowerment and Development Initiative (CEDI) Project In Awka, with the empowerment of forty beneficiaries. The beneficiaries who came from various Communities in Awka Diocese were those who successfully completed their one year skill acquisition training in sewing ...

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