Monthly Archives: November 2019

Anambra CP Assures PCRC Members of Improved Cooperation

By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, CP John Abang, has warned members of the Anambra State Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC, to be vanguards of crime free communities by shunning all forms of crime. CP Abang spoke at Uga, Aguata Council Area, while inaugurating the Aguata Area Command of the Police Community Relations Committee, led by ...

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Bishop Okoye Calls for Good Parenting, Child Grooming, at Pastoral Visit

By Chioma Ndife The Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye has enumerated the benefits of good parenting and child grooming in human society. Bishop Okoye who spoke on the need for effective child grooming in his homily at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Amesi, Aguata LGA, Anambra State Sunday, November 17, during his pastoral visit, ...

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Pope Francis: The Poor, Unborn, and Elderly are Neglected in the Frenzy of Modern Life

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Nov 17, 2019 / 04:30 am (CNA).- On the World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis said that the poor and most vulnerable can be left behind in the frenetic haste and self-centeredness of the modern world. “How beautiful it would be if the poor could occupy in our hearts the place they have in ...

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Pope Francis Calls Use of Nuclear Weapons ‘Immoral’ Ahead of Japan Trip

By Hannah Brockhaus In a video message to the country of Japan Nov. 18, Pope Francis said he prays that the power of nuclear weapons will never again be used in the world. Japan “is very aware of the suffering caused by war,” the pope said in his native Spanish. “Together with you, I pray that the destructive power of ...

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Legislating with a human Face

By Jude Atupulazi Gone are the days when a legislator in Nigeria was only expected to talk his way into the hearts of his constituents. Nowadays, a legislator is expected to walk his talk and this means going beyond his activities on the floor of the hallowed chambers to embarking on activities that bring him into direct contact with his ...

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Zik Holiday: Good Intention, But

The Anambra State Government of Chief Willie Obiano declared last Monday, November 18, as a public holiday. It was, according to the government, to mark the birthday of the late doyen of Nigeria’s politics, and first president of the country, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr James Eze, explained that the ...

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Of Onitsha Traders and Zik’s Holiday

By Uche Amunike It was the public holiday of November 18, 2019. The Anambra State Government declared it a business and work free day with the essence of commemorating the memory of the late Nnamdi Azikiwe whose birthday actually fell on the 16th. I don’t know about other states, but on that day, Anambra markets were closed down after directives ...

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FOR SALE

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma A forth night ago, I was driving along a busy road. Accidentally I met a traffic hold-up. For a long time, the movement was standstill. After waiting patiently behind the steering for over forty-five minutes, I was fed up. Shrouded with anger, I got out of my car and walked forward to ascertain the cause of ...

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FRSC Boss Visits Fides Media

. . . Rates Fides as Best Grassroots Newspaper By Mercy Hill The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Anambra State, Andrew Kumapayi, has described Fides Newspaper as the best grassroots outfit in Anambra State. Kumapayi declared this last Tuesday during a courtesy visit to Fides Media with his team. The visit was part of the Commander’s ...

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Last Hours of Fr Nwagbara – How Nnewi Diocese Catholic Priest Died in Fire

f St Peter Clavers Parish, Nnewichi, Nnewi Diocese, reports Jude Atupulazi. Fr Nwagbara died in the early hours of Saturday, 16 November, following a fire in his room which cause remains a matter of conjecture up to this point. According to witnesses, at about 2.30am, there was a big bang coming from Fr Nwagbara’s room that woke some people up. ...

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