Monthly Archives: September 2019

Ekwulobia Monarch Sues for Peace, Unity

. . Restates Loyalty to Obiano Administration By Jude Atupulazi Ahead of the burial of the traditional prime minister of Ekwulobia Community in Aguata LGA of Anambra State, Ichie Gabriel Ezeukwu; the monarch of the town, Igwe Emmanuel Chukwukadibia Onyeneke, has urged members of the community to unite and embrace peace; even as he has assured the administration of Governor ...

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Pains of Awaiting Trial Inmates in Anambra Prisons

By Ikeugonna Eleke In this piece, IKEUGONNA ELEKE who visited some prison facilities in Anambra State reports that the facilities are bursting at their seams with awaiting trial inmates, most of whom have over-stayed the term they would have served if they were jailed. In 2011, a neighbour to this reporter, Emeka Okeke-Ngwu, was among four persons arrested by the ...

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State of Emergency Needed on Unizik Temp Site Road, Others

That one of the busiest roads in Awka Capital City is the Unizik Temporary Site Road is not contestable. Apart from having many businesses and Unizik students domiciled there, the road connects both the Enugu/Onitsha Express Way and Okpuno. It also hosts a mini-market that is always buzzing with activity even late into the night. Sadly, however, parts of this ...

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Anambra 2021: Only PDP Can Stop PDP – Umahi

By Jude Atupulazi Ahead of the 2021 governorship election in Anambra State, members of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the state have been told that they alone will determine the fate of the party in that election. Addressing stakeholders of the party in Awka last weekend at a PDP Southeast Stakeholders meeting at Marble Arch Hotel, the PDP National ...

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Obiano’s Successor Will Have a Smooth Ride – Emecheta

. . . Appeals to FG to Pay Debt Owed Anambra By Abuchi Onwumelu The Managing Director of Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency, ANSAA, Sir Jude Emecheta, says that any All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Candidate coming after Governor Willie Obiano will have a smooth and soft outing in the next gubernatorial election in Anambra State, owing to what ...

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Celebrating Rev Fr. (Dr) Martin Anusi with Love

By Uche Amunike Frank Talk today is dedicated to a beautiful piece of God’s creation who has touched my life in more ways than one. He is my boss, friend, brother, father, confidant and mentor of sorts. He is a true inspiration, a great influence and a man larger than life. He is the wind beneath the wings of all ...

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Celebrating Don Martino – A Gift To Humanity

By Mercy Hill Have you ever wondered what propels inspirational personalities? Inspiring persons have two core beliefs. They believe in themselves and they believe in others. Behind those two beliefs is a lot of hard work. When they speak of their ambitions, it is with great passion, optimism and enthusiasm. When backed into a corner, they always find a way ...

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Nigeria: the Futility of Hope

By Jude Atupulazi There are not many people who are proud of being Nigerians. The reason is not far-fetched. Nothing works here. This is a country where merit is a joke and mediocrity elevated to a national policy. This is a country where the dullards lead the intelligent because of some warped national policy. It is a country where those ...

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AIDS Victims Get Support from Benin Archdiocese

As the number of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS rises, the burden of the epidemic on individuals, families and communities is increasingly evident, exacerbated by wide spread poverty. Some of the critical indicators of the social consequences of the epidemic are the increasing numbers of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and a general stigmatization of PLHIV. The project promoting ...

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