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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Chinese Priests do Not Need to Register with Government, Vatican Says

The Vatican issued new guidance for priests and bishops in mainland China on Friday, addressing government requirements that clergy register with the Communist government. The document, issued by the Vatican June 28, provides “pastoral guidelines of the Holy See concerning the civil registration of clergy in China.” While recognizing the need to continue efforts to normalize relations between the Catholic ...

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We Don’t Want to Die, Ngozika Estate Residents Tell Obiano

The protesting residents of Ngozika Housing Estate, Awka at the site of the MTN Mast. . . . Protest Siting of MTN Mast in Area By Jude Atupulazi Residents of Ngozika Housing Estate in Awka, Anambra State, have called for the intervention of the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, over the siting of a telecoms mast in the area by ...

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Pope Francis: The Catholic Church belongs to Christ

By Courtney Grogan The Catholic Church is Christ’s beloved bride, Pope Francis said Saturday on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul. “To the Lord we are not a group of believers or a religious organization, we are His bride. He looks at His Church with tenderness, He loves it with absolute fidelity, despite our mistakes and betrayals,” Pope Francis ...

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Waste Management – Obiano Declares State of Emergency

By Abuchi Onwumelu In a bid to keep Anambra State clean and healthy, the Anambra State Government, through the Ministry of Environment, last Wednesday, launched an Environmental Action Campaign termed ”Dobe Anambra Ocha”. For some time now, the major cities in the state have been a sorry sight owing to large amounts of uncollected waste at strategic locations in the ...

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Anambra Ohaneze Hosts Women’s Leaders, Stakeholders

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Apex Igbo Socio-cultural Organization, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Anambra State Chapter, led by its State President, Ichie Damian Okeke-Ogene, last Wednesday, hosted the Ohaneze Ndi Igbo women’s leaders from the 21 local government areas of Anambra State, female academia, leaders of Igbo women’s traders, and female stakeholders. Addressing the women’s leaders, the state president of Ohaneze Ndi ...

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Anambra, Rivers get new Police Commissioners

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has announced the appointment of two new Police Commissioners for Rivers and Anambra states. CP Abang John is now the Commissioner of Police for Anambra State, while CP DanDaura Mustapha, is the new Commissioner of Police for Rivers State. Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, who made this known in a statement ...

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Group Tackles EEDC on Epileptic Power Supply

. . Vows to Resist Intimidation By Michael-Jude Nwolisa A rights activist group under the aegis of Recover Nigeria Project has lamented the saddening epileptic power supply in Anambra State capital, Awka and environs; the continual use of estimated billing and the non-provision of prepaid meters by the Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC), reports Michael-Jude Nwolisa. The founder of Recover ...

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AJI-NO-MOTO Marks 110 Year Anniversary in Onitsha

By Abuchi Onwumelu West African Seasoning Company Limited, makers of AJI-NO-MOTO (Umami Seasoning) recently in the metropolitan city of Onitsha celebrated 110 years of the product’s existence with a call on Ndi Anambra to ignore detractors and competitors and continue to patronize AJI-NO-MOTO Umami Seasoning. The seasoning making company according to the organizers, came to Nigeria in 1991 and had ...

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