Monthly Archives: November 2019

All Souls Day : Pray for Souls in Purgatory – Bishop Ezeokafor

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has charged the faithful to constantly pray for the souls in purgatory. The Bishop made this exhortation at the commemoration of All Souls Day, Saturday, November 2, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka, reports Abuchi Onwumelu. Bishop Ezeokafor who also charged the faithful to lead ...

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Ohaneze Takes Grassroots Mobilization to Ayamelu

. . Inaugurates LG Exco By Abuchi Onwumelu The Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Anambra State Chapter, has inaugurated the Ayamelum Local Government Chapter executive members of the organization. The executive has Chief Romanus Ogugua as its chairman; Mr. Chukwudi Ekwunife, deputy chairman; Chief Udeozo Ugo, secretary and Chief Ignatius Machie, as Legal Adviser. Fides reports that the ...

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Anambra: Dilapidated Roads and Need for Urgent Rehabilitation

By Nwabueze Akabogu It was indeed cheering news when recently the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, announced the selection of fourteen contractors to immediately commence rehabilitation of the terribly dilapidated roads across the state as soon as the rains abate. It is common knowledge that virtually all the roads across the state have become nightmares and deathtraps to motorists ...

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Ogbaru Residents Embark on Sanitation Exercise

By Abuchi Onwumelu Residents of Obodoukwu, in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State were seen recently clearing and cleaning their surroundings, while men and women mobilized by the local government boss were busy opening up blocked drainage to ease the flow of flood water. The exercise also included repair of roads leading to the industrial hubs of the council ...

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Sex-for-Grades: Ojukwu Varsity Institutes Panel to Investigate Lecturers

By Ikeugonna Eleke Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) has instituted a five-man panel to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against some lecturers in the university. This is even as Fides has learnt that the university may sack six lecturers fingered by some female students and ex-students of the university for involvement in the sex-for-grades racket. The university’s spokesperson, Dr ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor to Govt: Give our Mission Schools Grant In Aid

. . . As Awka Diocese Holds Maiden Education Summit By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has called on the Nigerian Government and the Anambra State Government to give the needed grant in aid to the mission schools in the state so as to reduce the high cost associated with quality education. Bishop ...

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Anambra Residents Applaud ARMA for Fulfilling Promise

. . . say this Yuletide will be stress free as all potholes have been filled and drainages desilted By Uche Amunike Residents in Anambra have expressed their satisfaction at the present state of roads, especially as the Yuletide fast approaches. This was revealed during a road inspection tour by journalists in the state and the agency set up by ...

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Ozumba Attracts Motorized Solar Powered Borehole to Community

By Abuchi Onwumelu As part of his contribution towards the development of his community, Urunnebo Village, Enugwu Ukwu, in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, the Deputy Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano; Hon. Emeka Ozumba, last Sunday handed over a solar powered borehole, which he attracted, to the officials of Ministry of ...

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APC Primaries: How Governors Put Oshiomhole In Trouble

The crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) between some governors of the party and its National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, took another turn over the weekend as the Department of State Services (DSS) reportedly detained and interrogated Oshimhole. New Telegraph gathered yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari, who was not aware of the DSS’ action, has ordered an immediate probe ...

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