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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Agulu Catholic Community Celebrates Priestly and Religious Silver Jubilarians

By Mercy Hill The entire Agulu Catholic Community on Sunday 21st July, 2019 gathered at Madonna Assumpta Parish, Agulu, to honour three illustrious sons as well as three indigenous daughters who clocked twenty-five years in their respective priestly and religious journeys. Among those who were celebrated were Rev. Fr.Livinus Onyebuchi, MSP, a missionary priest and chaplain of Church of Holy ...

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ATF Investigates ‘Painful’ Fire That Destroyed 125 Year-Old Texas Catholic Church

Church of the Visitation in Westphalia, Texas. credit: micklpickl via Flickr CC BY SA 2.0 Federal agents have joined the investigation of a fire that ravaged and destroyed a 125 year-old landmark Catholic Church in central Texas on Monday. Firefighters responded to the blaze at the historic Church of the Visitation in Westphalia, Texas on Monday morning. While the tabernacle ...

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Brexit and the Triumph of Boris Johnson

By Nze Nwabueze Akabogu The historic victory of the flamboyant and charismatic Boris Johnson as the new British Prime Minister and successor to Theresa May did not come as a surprise after all to political watchers who had been following the British Political drama since the Brexit impasse began about three years ago. Political pundits including British exit polls had ...

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Okowa Swears-In 17 Commissioners

. . . By Sunny A. Ijomah The Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Tuesday sworn-in 17 Commissioners, urged political leaders to apply decorum in their utterances to avoid heating up the polity. The swearing-in ceremony which took place at Event Centre, Asaba, saw Sir. Fidelis Tilije, Mr. Lawrence Ejiofor, Mr. Barry Pere Gbe, Mr. Julius Egbedi, Mr. ...

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26 Young Entrepreneurs Emerge at St. John Vocational & Technical Institute Exhibition Day

By Uche Enem Last week Sunday, the Management of St. John Vocational & Technical Institute, Neni, graduated 26 entrepreneurs during her 2019 Exhibition Day. Delivering his homily, the Educational Secretary of Awka Diocese, Rev. Fr. Hilary Obinna Nwajagu, hinged his message on steadfastness, using Abraham’s persistent intercession for Sodom & Gomorrah as an example . He illustrated practical ways God ...

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Anambra Govt Rates High In Health Intervention Services By NPHCDA

By Sunny A. Ijomah Anambra State government has been rated high in health intervention services for the people. It received the commendation when a delegation from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, paid a visit to Governor Willie Obiano at the Government House Awka after their inspection of all Primary Health Centers across the State. Our correspondent reports that ...

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Fr Obiefuna Speaks at UNIZIK’s 46th Inaugural Lecture

By Amaka Olua The former Dean of Faculty of Arts and also a Professor of Religion and Human Relations, Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Rev Fr Prof B.A.C. Obiefuna, was the central figure at the 46th inaugural lecture of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Fr Obiefuna’s lecture, tagged, ”Religion and Human Relations: The Wounds the Healing”, was in memory of his late ...

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The Holidays are Here

The holidays are here again. It is the time students/pupils return from school for a deserved rest. It is also an opportunity for the kids to help their parents in many ways, depending on the home and the occupation of the parents. Above all, it is a period that offers parents an opportunity to bond with their children, to understand ...

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