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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Co-operative Societies Lauded For Unity And Communual Enterprises

By Peter Nwasike Various Co-operative Societies in Anambra state have been lauded for their virtues of unity of purpose and communal enterprises and resource­fulness. The commendation was made by the Commissioner of Trade, Commerce and Industry, Dr. C.I. Madubuko, when he addressed and inspected the various products of the Co-operative Societies, displayed during the “THE INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE DAY, held at ...

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Peace, Guideline for Success in Mission, Life – Catholic Deacon

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba A Nimo, Awka Diocesan-born Catholic deacon, Rev JohnMark Ifedilichukwu Okafor, has described peace as the guideline for success, both in the Christian mission and in the lives of people of God. Rev Okafor, who stated this in his homily of the Holy Mass led by Rev Fr Dr Basil Ucheonye, at St Joseph’s Parish (UNIZIK Temporary Site), ...

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1st ELOVAS AGM, Seminar Holds in Awka, July 26-28

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Awka, Anambra State Capital, is expected to play host to over 80 members of a Non-Governmental Foundation known as Excellent Ladies of Valour and Steel (ELOVAS) Foundation International, for the 1st Annual General Meeting (AGM)/ Convention & Seminar of the International Foundation holding from July 26-28, 2019. Briefing the press at Georgia Villa Hotels, Amawbia, Awka South ...

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Kukah Warns Against ‘anti-fulani’ Campaign

The Catholic bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has warned against blanket demonisation of herdsmen, especially of the Fulani stock, warning that such actions could be preamble to a breakout of violent confrontation against the Fulani. The bishop said hate speech often precede any genocide experienced in history. Mr Kukah spoke Tuesday at a colloquium on fake news and hate speech ...

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Anambra Women Protest As Police Allegedly Teargas Them

The people of Abba Community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, have called on both the Federal and State government to come to their aid over what they described as continued harassment, intimidation and forceful occupation of their land by the police. Speaking to newsmen at Oye Abba Market Square, some of the villagers alleged that officers of ...

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PDP, Ready to Capitalize on APGA Mistakes in Next Election – Akirika

By Jude Atupulazi Barrister Okoli Akirika, a stalwart of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State, and a former commissioner in the state , as well as former APGA State Secretary, in this interview with Fides Editor-in-Chief, Jude Atupulazi, speaks on the plans by the party to take over Anambra State in the next governorship election. Excerpts Your party, ...

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Anambra Govt Holds Retreat for Education Stakeholders

By Uche Amunike The Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu witnessed an assemblage of education stakeholders as the Anambra State Education Project, in collaboration with the Ministry of Basic Education, held a one-day retreat for new education appointees in the state. While declaring the event open, Governor Willie Obiano, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, explained that ...

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