Opinion

Monthly Archives: August 2019

God Can Withhold Your Prayer- Fr Okeke

. . . As St. Theresa’s Sec. School, E/ukwu, holds Y.C.S climax action, send off of former manager, graduation ceremony, magazine launch and prize giving day By Chinecherem Efobi A catholic priest of Awka Diocese, Rev Fr. Stephen Okeke has urged all the young ones, especially Catholic students to ask God to teach them to pray. He said this in ...

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Dr Vincent Ogochukwu Okpala… Uplifting the Health Sector

By Uche Amunike My Icon for this week’s edition is a quiet, unassuming, intelligent and focused gentleman who cuts the picture of dedication, passion for his job and honour. I actually met him the first time at the Fides premises as he paid a visit to some guests of the FIDES Director. The guests were actually from the Dangote Group ...

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The August Visitor

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma There was a certain affluent man living in a duplex with his wife and five children in Benin City. After attending church service on a Sunday morning with his family, he informed his gateman that he would be having an August visitor around 12.00 noon on that day. He instructed him to open the gate for ...

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FIDES KITCHEN – MEATBALLS

By Chioma Nnagbo In this month of August, we shall be preparing dishes with beef. And so this week, we will be learning how to prepare MEATBALL. This is one recipe I’ve been longing to try for a while now. The first time I tried it, it didn’t come out well and so I decided to try it again and ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Tasks Govt on Responsibility

. . . Exhorts Politicians on Quality Representation, Accountability By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has charged the Nigerian Government to live up to its responsibilities of creating enabling environment, jobs, bettering the wellbeing of the citizens, as well as providing basic amenities and security of life and property of the people. Bishop ...

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New Colour for Buses, Keke, Comes Into Force

By Chimezie Ibedu As part of efforts to sanitize and harmonize commercial transportation in Anambra, the state government has directed that with effect from August 1, 2019, all township buses, shuttle service buses and tricycles will don a new colour, comprising a combination of yellow and black in special design consistent with the Anambra brand identity. This follows months of ...

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Ndukwe’s Appointment, Big Lesson for Nigeria – Obi

By Jude Atupulazi he immediate past Governor of Anambra State and Vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, Mr. Peter, Has described the appointment of Dr. Ernest Ndukwe as the Chairman of the Board of MTN as a good development, which beyond its immediate significance, offers a great leadership lesson to organizations and ...

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Anambra Ministry of Environment Takes Campaign to Onitsha, Other Places

. . . Vows to Prosecute Defaulters By Abuchi Onwumelu Anambra Ministry of Environment, has taken the Operation Dobe Anambra Ocha Campaign to major cities, markets and shops, especially Onitsha, Idemili North, Ogbaru and some parts of Anambra State, including Awka, Ekwulobia and Nnewi. Fides reports that the ministry has continued to make serious inroads into major parts of Anambra ...

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FRSC Hosts Media Practitioners

. . . Honours Abuchi Onwumelu Fides, NUJ Boss, Others By Pascal Chibueze The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra State Command, C.C. Andrew A. Kumapayi last, Tuesday at Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, hosted select media practitioners in the state. The Sector Commander during the get-together with the ...

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Foundation Donates Bus Terminal, 2 Motor Bikes to Ogbunka Community

By Abuchi Onwumelu A non-governmental organization, Ishimiri Ogbunka Global Foundation, recently gifted the people of Agbala Village, Ogbunka in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State, with their first ultra-modern bus stop. The foundation, championed by Engr. Richard Nzodilichukwu Okonkwo, also handed over 2 new motor bikes to the community’s town crier and youth leader. A public address system ...

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