Monthly Archives: November 2019

New Policy on VAT and Taxes, Not Favourable to Common Man

The bill for an Act to establish tax on Communication and Cable Television services has just scaled the first reading at the senate. The bill, which was sponsored by a former Senate leader, Ali Ndume, it is believed, will replace the 2.2% increase in the Value Added Tax being planned by the Federal Government. According to Ndume, the imposition of ...

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Anambra will be in Safe Hands with Dr Maduka – Mac-Joe

By Jude Atupulazi As the race for the Anambra State Government House gathers momentum, I will, from time to time, zero in on the backgrounds of some of the major actors in a contest that already promises to cause an earthquake. In this edition, I bring to you my interaction with Hon Michael-Joe Onwudinjo, a political aide to Dr Godwin ...

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Safety in the Ember Months, a Prerogative for Motorists

Ever since the ember months arrived, there has been an increase in the rate of road accidents as is always seen at this time of the year. Some of these road mishaps are either caused by carelessness by the motorists, over speeding, impatience and sometimes, ignorance of highway codes and signs. Either way, these road crashes are mostly caused by ...

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2021: Get it Right or Suffer – Dr Ramas Tells Anambrarians

By Jude Atupulazi The Founder of the Liberation Temple of Absolute God, Prophet Dr Ramas Asuzu, has warned that unless the people of Anambra State elect the right governor in 2021, the present problems experienced in the state will continue. Prophet Ramas, popularly known as Ezeoba Akajiofor Ndigbo Gburugburu, as well as the custodian of Igbo culture, was speaking with ...

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Ember Months Have No Business with Evil Spirits

By Uche Amunike The Editorial news of Fides Newspaper is usually written by the Editors, that is talking about the Editor-in-Chief of Fides, Jude Atupulazi and myself. We take turns to write the editorial every week. Last week, it was his turn to write. So, this week, I wrote on the need to stay safe especially at this time of ...

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The Twins: Anayo and Anaenye

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma Marriage is a life-long covenant between a man and a woman. It is ordained by God for companionship, being helpmates, procreation and upbringing of children. It is a vocation. The word vocation is derived from the Latin word ‘vocare’ which means ‘to call.’ Not everyone is called to marriage. In other words, everyone must not marry. ...

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Oil Won’t Save Nigeria – Obi

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Nigerians to look beyond for the economic salvation of Nigeria. Obi said this while delivering the keynote address to over 2000 youths of the Centre for Strategic Leadership and Youth Orientation at Sen. Uche Ekwunife Centre, Awka, last weekend. Using facts and ...

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Exam Malpractice Outlawed in Anambra

. . Church doesn’t Tolerate Such – Bishop Ezeokafor By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Students, teachers, schools and examiners that engage in examination malpractice are now to be sanctioned, following the decision of the Anambra State Government to treat such as a criminal offence, reports Ifeoma Ezenyilimba. The Anambra State Commissioner for Basic Education, Professor Kate Azuka Omenugha, gave this warning at ...

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NDLEA Announces Arrest of Suspected Drug Kingpin

. . . Presents October Scorecard By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State Commander of National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr. Sule Momodu, has announced the arrest of another suspected illicit drug king pin whom, he said, has been on the wanted list of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. Momodu stated this during the presentation of the command’s scorecard ...

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Anambra FRSC Flags Off 2019 Ember Months Safety Campaign in Onitsha

. . . Advises Communities to Rein In Masquerades By Abuchi Onwumelu The Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra State Sector Command, on Thursday, 7 November, flagged off the 2019 Ember Months Safety Campaign with a call on Ndi Anambra to imbibe the road safety ideals and endeavour to obey traffic rules and regulations. The campaign which was flagged off at ...

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