Monthly Archives: October 2019

Southeast: the Golden Goose that Never Sees its Eggs

By Jude Atupulazi That the people of the Southeast of Nigeria have always been marginalized and taken for a ride is no longer a new thing. Generations since the Nigeria-Biafra Civil War have grown up to not only hear about it, but witness it firsthand. But what rankles the most is the way our leaders appear to be docile in ...

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ASUBEB Boss Assures AUMEN of Maximum Support

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Chairman of Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB), Chief Patrick Ejike Ugbaja, has pledged the maximum support of his office, to an NGO known as Association for Universal Moral Education Nigeria (AUMEN). Chief Patrick Ugbaja, who gave the assurance when he received the executive and some members of the group on a courtesy call at ...

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Onitsha Fire Disasters: Lesson for All

The month of October has been a month of death, tears, losses and pain for Anambra State which witnessed two major fire disasters in very quick succession in a manner that had not been experienced in the state. The first one occurred when a tanker laden with petrol fell at Upper Iweka as a result of brake failure, led to ...

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Write in English, S’il Vous Plaît

By Uche Amunike Dear readers, I came across this interesting piece written by my very good friend, Ikeddy Isiguzo. He tries in this narrative, to point out the major dangers in our acceptance of the many expressions and abbreviations in social media which we tend to adopt as correct while killing our knowledge of the English Language. I agree with ...

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CEO Young Shall Grow Motors Renovates Rectory in Memory of Wife

By Chioma Ndife The Chief Executive Officer of Young Shall Grow Motors, Chief Vincent Obianodo, has renovated the priests’ Rectory in his home Parish, St. John’s Catholic Church, Neni, Anoacha LGA, Anambra State, in memory of his wife, the late Lolo Evelyn Ifeoma Obianodo. The newly renovated rectory was blessed on Friday, 11th October, by the Catholic Bishop of Awka ...

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St Mark’s Nur/Pri School, Abagana, Celebrates Silver Jubilee

By Amaka Olua The Catholic Diocese of Awka-owned St Mark’s Nursery and Primary School, Abagana, Njikoka L.G.A., Anambra State, has celebrated the 25 Years Anniversary of her existence. The silver jubilee was held on 20 October, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church Podium. Fides gathered that the school was established through directive of the then Bishop of Awka Diocese, the late ...

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2021: We Need Good Catholic Politicians – Bishop Ezeokafor

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has called for well-formed and conscientious Catholic politicians who can correct current societal ills and banish the pains of bad leadership in the country, reports Ifeoma Ezenyilimba. Bishop Ezeokafor made the call in his keynote address titled, ”Good Catholic Politicians: Panacea to Bad Leadership In Nigeria”, at ...

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I venture into things that are uncommon-Mr. Stanislaus

Fides Inspirational page Anchor, Mercy Hill (right), with Stanislaus Anenechukwu Nnaka during the interview at ANESTAN Rice Mill, Amawbia. By Mercy Hill There is a popular adage in Igbo Land which says that ‘aka aja aja na ebute onu mmanu mmanu’ which simply means that hard work brings with it, many pleasant rewards. Agriculture today is often relegated to the ...

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Anambra, Awka Diocese, Consecrated to Mary

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Diocese of Awka, alongside the entire faithful of the Diocese and the Anambra State Government with her citizenry, were on Saturday, October 19, consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) at the 2019 Awka Diocesan Rosary Carnival. The carnival which was in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM), was held simultaneously at St ...

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