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Monthly Archives: September 2019

100 Level Mass Communications Students Of UNIZIK Visit Fides

100 Level Mass Communications Students Of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka on Monday, September 30, 2019 visited Fides Media Limited for an interactive session with Fides Director, Rev. Fr. Martin Anusi; Fides E-Project Personnel, Mr. Michael-Jude Nwolisa and Google Crowdsource Representative in Nigeria, Miss Uche Enem. More Details later… Google Crowdsource Representative in Nigeria, Miss Uche Enem delivering a talk on ...

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Herdsmen’s Source of Weapons: Time for the Media to ask Questions

The Nigerian media, as far as the activities of the Killer Fulani herdsmen are concerned, has, like the politicians, failed in its duty to protect the masses. It failed because of its inability to ask pertinent questions regarding the herdsmen’s source of arms. It has instead, limited itself to reporting the activities of the killer herdsmen. Although the United Nations ...

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CMO St Joseph’s Ekwulobia Holds Leadership Training

. Leaders should take personal responsibility of their faults – Fr Jerome Okafor By Uchechukwu Enem The four leadership roles of men were discussed during the Catholic Men Organization (CMO) weekly training at St. Joseph’s Ekwulobia on 15th September 2019 The engaging leadership seminar saw people reacting and responding to questions on leadership and its challenges. As usual, the trainer ...

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Understanding CBN’s Charge Policy on Deposits

Shortly after the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, introduced her new charge policy on deposits, there has been a lot of misgivings about it by Nigerians, generally. A lot of interpretation has also been given regarding the policy and what it entails. It is therefore important to throw a little light on this new policy. It is not new to ...

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Lawmaker Receives Members of Awka Diocesan JDPC

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Anaocha II State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Ejike Okechukwu, has reiterated his commitment towards offering his constituents quality representation. Hon. Okechukwu, who stated this while receiving members of Justice Development and Peace Caritas, JDPC, Awka Diocese, who were on a community development project called COMMUNITY AND LEGISLATIVE MEMBERS INTERRACTIVE ...

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2021: Group Mobilizes Support for Soludo

By Abuchi Onwumelu A group under the aegis of Youths Earnestly Seek Soludo (YESS), numbering over one thousand, last Sunday mobilized support for the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, describing him as the most suitable and capable replacement for Governor Willie Obiano come 2021 Governorship Election in Anambra State. The maiden stakeholders’ meeting ...

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About Police Escorts and Stray Bullets

By Uche Amunike Just last week, something happened in my peaceful town of Urualla. I got a call from a cousin who wanted to know if I was the person that just drove past him, minutes prior. I told him it wasn’t me because I was actually headed to Umunze to drop off my daughter in one of the Catholic ...

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Damaged MCC Osha Pedestrian Bridge

. . . Anambra Govt Promises Immediate Intervention By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Pedestrians using the pedestrian bridge at MCC Junction, Onitsha, Anambra State and road users of MCC-Upper Iweka-Head Bridge axis of the Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, are currently in fear over the precarious condition of the pedestrian bridge. Fides gathered from people at the MCC axis that the pedestrian bridge was forced ...

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Don’t Pay Cash at any Police Station – CP

. . . Speaks on Bail, Tinted Glasses, Sirens By Jude Atupulazi The Commissioner of Police, Anambra State, John Abang, has once again made it clear that bail remains free and urges members of the public not to make any cash payments at any police station in the state. Abang disclosed this while reacting to questions regarding the demand for ...

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Be vigilant!

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma Someday, somewhere and sometime there was a recruitment exercise for young men and young women who applied to be members of the town’s vigilante group. Those recruited would secure the lives and property of the people. The strenuous theoretical and practical exercise was scheduled to begin at midnight on the stipulated day. The candidates were expected ...

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