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Monthly Archives: July 2019

UNIZIK Law Graduate Stabs Brother to Death

By Ikeugonna Eleke A 28-year old law graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Mr Victor Ohale, has stabbed his younger brother, Kelechi Ohale, to death. Fides gathered that both of them were engaged in a fight very early on Tuesday morning, when Victor drew a penknife and stabbed him, leading to his death. A source said the Ohales live at ...

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FRSC Partners NUJ to End Road Crashes, Others in Anambra

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra State Command, has sought after the partnership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, for effective traffic management and control. The State Sector Commander, FRSC, Mr. Andrew Ayodele Kumapayi, who stated this in his office in Awka when the executive members of NUJ, Anambra State Council, paid him a courtesy ...

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Lovecare for the Needy Foundation Holds Annual Events

. Gives Free Eye Tests, Medications By Michael-Jude Nwolisa The LoveCare for The Needy Foundation in partnership with Sharing Life Issues with Ifeoma Mebe, has organised a 2-day interactive seminar and workshop as part of its annual events in reaching out to the poor, destitute, physically challenged and the needy. The events which held at the Universal Basic Education Board ...

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Venezuelan Bishops: Country’s Plight Requires New President

Nicolas Maduro. Credit: Eneas de Troya, Flickr Meeting June 21 with Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Venezuelan Bishops’ Conference stressed that the solution to the country’s social and political crisis requires electing a new president. Bachelet visited Venezuela June 19-20, invited by the Nicolas Maduro regime. During her trip, she met with authorities in the ...

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Staying Safe this Rainy Season

The rains are here again and it is that time of year when our roads suffer lots of road mishaps and dilapidation. It is also a time when our water channels are clogged because of the amount of waste emptied into our gutters. It is a time when the streets are littered with debris from these gutters after every down ...

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‘Near Twin’ Of Notre Dame Clock Found in Storage

A clock nearly identical to the one destroyed in the fire at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris has been found in storage. The duplicate was found at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Paris, in what is being called a “miraculous discovery.” This find brings new hope restoration efforts at the landmark cathedral. The original clock was located near the ...

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Ecuador March Protests Abortion, Gay Marriage

March for Life and Family in Ecuador June 22, 2019. ACI Prensa. Tens of thousands took to the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador on June 22 in support of life, marriage, conscience protections, and parental rights. Organizers said more than 100,000 people attended the march, which had as its theme, “Respect the Constitution, the family and life.” The demonstrators demanded the ...

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Re-election: Ibida Dedicates Victory to God

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Who is Who in Anambra State and beyond last Sunday, gathered at Egbengwu Village, Nimo, country home of Hon. Dr. Pete Ibida KSJI, member representing Njikoka II State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, for the 2nd Term Episcopal Inaugural Thanksgiving Mass organized in his honour. The event which started with a Concelebrated Eucharistic ...

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Brooklyn Diocese Advances Sainthood Cause of Local Priest

A photo of Msgr. Bernard Quinn at the Immaculate Conception Center in Queens, New York City, June 2019. Credit: Diocese of Brooklyn. New York City, N.Y., Jun 25, 2019 / 03:01 am (CNA).- The Bishop of Brooklyn accepted last week the findings of a nine-year diocesan investigation into the life of Monsignor Bernard John Quinn, known for fighting bigotry and ...

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