Monthly Archives: May 2019

Bronze Medalists of St John’s College Alor in Tunisia: Another Kudos to Anambra School Children

By Chinecherem Efobi A couple of weeks ago, students of St John’s College Alor in Anambra state notched up the bronze prize in an international competition in Tunisia. It is yet another evidence of what extentAnambra school children can go when given the good platform by the government and private sector. SCHOOL RUN celebrates those living icons, the Catholic Church ...

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New Media, African Society Book Launched in Awka

By Abuchi Onwumelu A book entitled, New Media & African Society comprising essays, reviews and research) has been launched in Awka the Anambra State Capital. The book edited by the Anambra State Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof Kate Azuka Omenugha; Adebayo Fayoyin and Charles Muiru Ngugi was reviewed by Professor Chukwuemeka Eze Onukogu, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Reading Association of Nigeria. The ...

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Late John Nwankwo Laid to Rest At 73

By Amaka Olua The remains of late Mr. John Okwuchukwu Nwankwo was on Friday 3rd May 2019, laid to rest in his compound, Umuelim Etuleze Village, Aguluzigbo, Anaocha L.G.A Anambra State. Late John Nwankwo died on 3rd of March 2019, after brief illness was 73 years old. Who was known for his dedication to working in the Lords vine yard ...

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HCA Sacred Heart Chaplaincy Embarks on Pilgrimage

By Amaka Olua The Holy Childhood Association of Sacred Heart Chaplaincy, Ngozika Estate, Awka, Awka South L.G.A, Anambra State, has embarked on a one day pilgrimage at Archbishop Obiefuna Retreat, Pastoral and Conference Center, Okpuno. The one day Pilgrimage which was organized in a bid to assist members for spiritual growth was held on 15th April, 2019, and had over ...

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Pope Francis: No plans for female deacons, but study continues

Pope Francis said Tuesday that the Vatican commission exploring the possibility of female deacons continues its study, but does not have any consensus that would lead soon to a plan of action. “For the female diaconate, there is a way to imagine it with a different view from the male diaconate,” Pope Francis said May 7 during an in-flight press ...

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Need for Proactive Policing in Anambra

On Monday, April 29, the Anambra State Police Command announced the arrest of a total of 265 criminal suspects from across the state. Out of that number, 231 were members of several secret cults who have been menacing law abiding citizens in the state. Also among the suspects who were paraded at the state police command, Awka, was the man ...

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Aubameyang, Salah and Mane share Golden Boot

Arsenal forward nets twice on the final day as three players share the award for the first time since 1998/99. Three players have shared the Golden Boot award after Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang equalled Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as the top scorers in the 2018/19 Premier League, on 22 goals each. It is the first time three players ...

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The Sabbatine Privilege

By Michael Ogunu In the Catholic Church, there exists a very special privilege for those who observe chastity according to their state in life, wear the brown scapular and pray the Rosary everyday, meditating on the mysteries. This special privilege is known as ‘The Sabbatine’ (or Saturday) Privilege. According to a proclamation said to have been issued on March 3rd, ...

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Obi Calls for Job Creation

By Jude Atupulazi In the wake of the celebration of this year’s May Day, former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, has commended the Nigerian workers for their commitment, acknowledging that it is their labour that keeps Nigeria going. Speaking to Airport correspondents at the Domestic Wing of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Obi called on those owing workers to seek ...

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Anambra Lawmakers Pay Last Respects to Fallen Colleague, Hon Aniunoh

. . . Obiano Condoles With Umuoji Community By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State Government, has condoled with the family of Aniunoh in Umuoji, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State over the death of their son, brother and father,, Honourable Patrick Paddy Aniunoh, Aged 59. Hon. Aniunoh before his death was the member representing Onitsha South I ...

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