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Monthly Archives: August 2019

August Meetings as Avenue for Planning for Better Society

It is that time of the year when Igbo women, the world over, come out in their numbers from the city to travel down to their hometowns in order to unite with their rural counterparts for their Annual August Meeting in order to brainstorm on how to contribute to community development projects in their towns and how best to generate ...

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Day Sam Okwaraji Died 30 Years Ago

By Ikeddy Isiguzo WHEN I strolled into the National Stadium on 12 August 1989, I had many businesses in mind. The National Stadium was being opened after being shut down for years in preparation for Nigeria’89, the FIFA age grade competition that Nigeria still did not host. There was 1990 World Cup qualifier against Angola, in which my brother and ...

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Marriage between Anger and Hunger

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma Mister Anger was born with stone face in Grievance City of Nigeria. His boyhood days were tortuous. His parents died when he was only eleven and half years old. Thus he was left to the care of his grandmother called Madam Sadness. Both of them living together were like cat and mouse. Laughter and cheerfulness were ...

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THE WILDERNESS EXPERIENCE

(An Autobiography) In 1990, a thirteen year old boy was summoned by one of his teachers to the staff room. He had just finished writing his Junior WAEC exam. The staff room was empty. The teacher asked the boy to sit down on a chair opposite him. “Young man,” the teacher said in a calm sensible tone. “I have been ...

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Chimamanda – The Academician and Entrepreneur

By Mercy Hill In this inspirational interview with an enterprising young lady, Chimamanda, she x-rays her life struggles, failures and victories thereafter. She goes on to advice the youths, especially young ladies, to use their God-given talents to rule their world. Introduce yourself please? I am Esther Chimamanda Francis, from Imo state, Nigeria, single but about to be married, a ...

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Enough is Enough

. . Enugu Catholic Diocese Demands Justice for Slain Priest . . . As Bishop Ezeokafor Condemns Killing By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba, Abuchi Onwumelu Following the alarming rate of insecurity and the incessant killings of innocent Nigerians in Enugu State and other parts of Nigeria by suspected Fulani herdsmen, especially the murder of Rev Fr Paul Offu, August 1, the Catholic ...

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Knights of St John International, Commandery 434, Awka Visit Basden Special School, Isulo

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Council of the Knights of St. John International, Commandery 434 and Lux 363 of St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka, has donated gift items worth millions of Naira to the students of Basden Special Primary and Secondary School, Isulo in Orumba-South Local Government Area of Anambra State. The visit to the institution was part of activities marking ...

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St Joseph’s Hospital Marks World Hepatitis Day

. . Gives Free Medical Test to Participants By Amaka Olua The Catholic Diocese of Awka owned St Joseph’s Hospital, Adazi-Nnukwu, Anaocha L.G.A Anambra State, August 6, marked her 2019 annual World Hepatitis Day in collaboration with Mega Life Sciences Nigeria Limited. The World Hepatitis Day provides an avenue to educate the public on the symptoms of Hepatitis and its ...

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