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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Adieu Mrs Obianuju Ndubisi-Chukwu

By Uche Amunike Just last week, Nigerians were woken to the shock of the news of one of her high flying corporate executives who was murdered in her hotel room in South Africa. The lady, Mrs Obianuju Ndubisi-Chukwu was, until her death, the Deputy Director General of the Chartered Institute of Nigeria (CIIN). She was in South Africa for a ...

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Anambra’s New CP Assumes Office

. . Vows to Crush Cultism, Robbery By Ikeugonna Eleke The new commissioner of Police for Anambra State, CP John Abang, has assumed office with a promise to phase out cultism, armed robbery and other forms of violent crimes in the state. Abang who briefed journalists at the Anambra State Police Command to announce his arrival and assumption of office ...

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Catholic Priest Decries Lapses in Education Sector

By Uche Amunike As the Basic Education Certificate Examination, (BECE), has gradually come to an end in Anambra State, the Academic Dean, St Dominic Savio Seminary, Akpu Orumba South LGA of Anambra State, Rev Fr Augustine Nnadi, has urged the Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof Kate Omenugha, to look into the lapses in the Education sector and find ways to ...

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Obi Congratulates Air Peace, Solicits Support for Airline

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential Candidate of the PDP in the last presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has commended the Chief Executive Officer of Peace International, Barr. Allen Onyema, and his team, on the commencement of their international flight. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja on his feeling about the development, Obi said it was a major move towards economic ...

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Anambra Community Rejects Monarch

By Ikeugonna Eleke Indigenes of Ochuche Umuodu Community of Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State have vowed to take the law into their hands to ensure that their new monarch, Igwe Osita Ijoma, does not reign over them. The indigenes who were on a protest to the Anambra State Government House on Thursday to register their displeasure over the ...

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Implications of Ruga Settlement

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma A certain poor man was being oppressed by his siblings in their ancestral compound. The man in question was marrying two wives and had fourteen children. The ancient house left by their deceased father couldn’t accommodate all of them. He was the second among three brothers. By right it was the first son who was to ...

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Archbishop Fulton Sheen to be Beatified

Archbishop Fulton Sheen. By Courtney Grogan Pope Francis approved the miracle attributed to Archbishop Fulton Sheen Friday, making possible the American television catechist’s beatification. The Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints promulgated the decree approving Sheen’s miracle on July 6. The miracle involves the unexplained recovery of James Fulton Engstrom, a boy born apparently stillborn in September 2010 to ...

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The Role of Management in the Achievement of National Goals: Obstacles to Plan Implementation II

Keynote Address Delivered at the Inaugural National Conference of the Academy of Management, Nigeria, Holding in Rockview Hotel, Abuja on November 23rd, 2005. By Pita Ejiofor (continued from last edition) 2.2.2 The Social Front. The very sluggish performance of the economy impacted negatively in the social sector. Today, Nigeria has the highest proportion of poor people in the world with ...

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Bloody Country

By Jude Atupulazi When I was growing up, there was this book entitled, ”One Week, One Trouble” by Anezi Okoro. It was about a troublesome character who always got into trouble every week, no matter what was done to check him. That was years ago. In today’s Nigeria, I have found myself once more remembering that book and the character ...

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