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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Bishop Ezeokafor Blesses Renovated Frs. Rectory, Fountain of Our Lady of Perpetual Help at Isuofia

. . . As St Theresa’s Parish Hosts with Igbo Cow By Amaka Olua The Chief shepherd of Awka Catholic Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor on Sunday, July 28, 2019, made his Pastoral visit to St Theresa’s Parish, Isuofia, Aguata L.G.A Anambra State, during which he blessed the newly renovated reverend father’s rectory and the Catholic Women’s Organisation (C.W.O)-sponsored Fountain ...

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AIFL Season 3 Grand Finale: Stars Light Up Adazi

. . . Udala FC Wins League, DOSAD, Real Stars, GP World Runners Up . . . Tony Oli Throws in Government Support, Chairman Appreciates Stakeholders, FIDES By Fr Obinna Dike and Ebuka Mgbe It was football fireworks at Burbendoff Sports Complex Adazi Nnukwu Anambra State on Friday, August 2, 2019, as the Anambra Independent Football League (AIFL) drew her ...

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Biafran War Veterans Decry Abandonment by S’East Governors

By Ikeugonna Eleke Biafran war veterans have accused the five governors in the South Eastern Zone of Nigeria of abandoning them despite their efforts to protect the zone during the 30-month long civil war. The veterans who spoke during a flag off of a political movement, People’s Restoration Movement (PRM) in Awka, the Anambra State capital, last Monday, called on ...

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ACD State Chairman Eulogizes Obiano@64

By Abuchi Onwumelu The State chairman of the Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), Hon. Kate Oby Okafor, has congratulated the Executive Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Mmaduaburochukwu Obiano who marked his 64th birthday recently. In her congratulatory message, Hon. Okafor said the governor deserved all the good wishes, prayers and encomiums he received from Ndi Anambra, Nigerians ...

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UNIZIK VC Visits Ezeuzu Awka

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof. Charles Okechukwu Esimone, FAS in company of the Institution’s Management and Council last Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the traditional ruler of Awka, His Royal Majesty, Obi Dr. Gibson Nwabueze Nwosu, Eze-Uzu Awka. The visit which was to officially introduce the new management team to the Eze-Uzu and ...

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Five Men Nabbed for Stealing Toyota Camry in Anambra

By Ikeugonna ELeke Five men with ages ranging between 20 and 35 years, have been arrested in Anambra for conspiring and stealing a Toyota Camry 2009/2010 model at gun point. A press statement by the spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command, SP Mohammed Haruna, stated that the men snatched the car at gunpoint in Onitsha from one Nzube Udegbu ...

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Pa Nkemdilim Ofomata Laid to Rest at 82

By Uche Enem The remains of Late Pa Nkemdilim Emmanuel Ofomata, who died at the age of 82, was on Thursday, 1st August 2019, interred in his compound at Nanka. The interment started with a Holy Mass led by the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most. Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor. Delivering the homily, the bishop encouraged the deceased to keep up ...

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Caritas Acts to Limit Ebola Crisis In DR Congo

Caritas Spain has mobilized 6,200 volunteers to fight the Ebola epidemic in the affected areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. To prevent its spread they have established 22 monitoring points on the border with Uganda and South Sudan. More than 1,800 have been killed by DR Congo’s Ebloa outbreak in the last year, and 2,700 have been infected. ...

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