Monthly Archives: May 2019

South African Bishops: New President Must Tackle Corruption, Poverty

President Elect of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa delivers a speech on May 12, 2019. Credit: Wikus De Wet / AFP / Getty Images. In the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s successful reelection bid last week, South Africa’s Catholic bishops are applauding the country’s efforts to hold a free and fair election, but have also issued stern expectations for the new ...

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Discrimination against Religion Has Become ‘Fashionable’ Says Pence

Vice President Mike Pence at a charity event, in Iowa, June, 2017. Credit: mark reinstein / Shutterstock Christians should prepare to be persecuted for their beliefs, Vice President Mike Pence told graduates during a commencement address at Liberty University on Saturday. “It’s become acceptable, and even fashionable to ridicule and discriminate against people of faith,” said Pence during his speech ...

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APGA Youths Rally Behind Oye for Second Tenure

. . . Supports him with ₦ 500,000 for return Ticket By Mercy Hill The “All Progressive Grand Alliance Youths for Victor Oye” in Anambra State have endorsed the second term bid of the National chairman of the party, Chief Dr. Victor Oye. The Endorsement which took place at Chief Oye’s residence in Amawbia, on May 11, 2019, had APGA ...

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Fides Kitchen – Red Velvet Cake

By Chioma Nnagbo Still on my birth month cake recipe, this week I will be teaching you how to bake Red Velvet Cake. Red Velvet Cake is also in the chocolate cake family but this time you add red colour to it. It is mainly used as desert. RECIPE Butter – 500grams Sugar – 250grams Cocoa powder – ½ tsp ...

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My Fears for Nigeria – Peter Obi

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has expressed deep fears for the future of the country. In this interview with select media houses, he talks about a legion of issues, including debt issues, unemployment, governors’ security vote, among others. The former governor advocates for ...

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COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2019 ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS ON ‘OPTIMIZING PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGIES FOR NATIONAL COHESION’

HELD THURSDAY 2ND MAY 2019 AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, ABUJA, FCT PREAMBLE A Communique of the 2019 Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations on ‘Optimizing Public Relations Strategies for National Cohesion’ –held on Thursday 2nd May, 2019 at the International Conference Centre, Area 10, Garki, Abuja, FCT. The purpose of the annual national conference was ...

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Injustice

By Amarachi Okpunobi “As found guilty in this court of law of the crime you’ve been accused of robbery according to the Nigerian constitution of 1999, Act 6, Section 4, degree ix. You are here by sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour…”, That was the verdict the court gave over Kenechukwu Iloh. Kene sat in the black room lost ...

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Meet the Star Raiser – Fr. Kenneth Amakaeze

By Mercy Hill Here is a story of a Catholic Priest, who beyond the pulpit reaches out to young people across the world, brings out the best in them and turns them to super stars. He is a well published writer and a poet, a creative designer and as I call him, a star Raiser! Meet Rev. Fr. Ositadimma Johnbosco ...

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Archbishop Obiefuna School Demonstrates Cultural Significance at Maiden Cultural Day Celebration

. . . Teachers should be role models to pupils – Fr Umeojilinnaka By Uche Enem As a way of instilling and promoting cultural significance among pupils, the Archbishop Obiefuna Day Care, Nursery and Primary School, Unizik Temp-site, Awka, celebrated Archbishop Obiefuna Day and maiden cultural day celebration at the school premises on 11th May, 2019. As the saying goes, ...

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All Hallows Seminary Onitsha, Handsmaid Infant Jesus Awka Emerge Winners of Anambra Governor’s School Debate

By Sunny A. Ijomah All Hallows Seminary Onitsha and Hand Maid Infant Jesus Primary School Awka, have emerged winners of the 2019 Governor’s School Debate in both Primary and Secondary School categories. The event which took place at the Professor Dora Akunyili Women Development Centre Awka, attracted Teachers and students of both public and private schools across the state. The ...

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