Monthly Archives: December 2019

Kalu’s Jailing . . . Danger Signal to Others

By Jude Atupulazi Last Thursday, the unthinkable happened in Nigeria. It was the jailing of a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Orji Uzor Kalu, former Abia State governor and a serving senator. He is to spend the next 12 years behind bars for defrauding the people of Abia State a whopping sum of 7.6 billion Naira while ...

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Of Media Awards and Need for Pedestrian Bridge at Regina Junction, Awka

Recently, a Media Excellence Award organized by the Association of Digital Media Core Advocates of Nigeria (ADMCA), was held in Awka where some media practitioners in Anambra were recognized. According to the National President of ADMCA, Comrade Harris Chuma, the award recipients emerged after a rigorous selection process by the governing body of the organization. The awardees included some media ...

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The New Igbo Economic Frontier

By Uche Amunike I came across an interesting piece that got me glued to my phone screen until I finished reading it through. It talked about the need for southeasterners to maximize the human resources that nature blessed us with as a region, in such a way that it will boost our economy well enough to transform our region to ...

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TIME UP

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma Nothing happens for nothing. Few years ago when I was a young priest, I was at the pulpit delivering the Word of God during 6.00p.m Mass. It was getting dark gradually. Suddenly an unholy and stupid action took place inside the House of God. A young man of about 20 years of age stood up from ...

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Awka Diocese Opens Rest Point Restaurant at Retreat Centre

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Diocese of Awka, last Tuesday, December 3, opened a state-of-the-art restaurant known as Rest Point, at Archbishop A.K. Obiefuna Retreat, Pastoral and Conference Centre, Okpuno (ABAKOPACO), Awka South L.G.A, Anambra State. The neatly built restaurant, situated on the ground floor of the hall of the conference centre, and managed by the management of the ABAKOPACO, ...

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How Police, IPOB Clash Unsettled Oraifite Community

. . . IPOB, Police in Blame Game over Casualties By Ikeugonna Eleke Oraifite Community in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, was a theatre of war last Monday, with men of the Anambra State Police Command and men of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, challenging each other in a violent clash, reports Ikeugonna Eleke. Fides gathered that ...

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Obiano Donates Bus to College of Nursing Sciences, Adazi-Nnukwu

. . . Rewards Student By Uchechukwu Enem The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has donated an 18-seater bus to the College of Nursing Sciences, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Adazi-Nnukwu, for emerging the overall best in the 2019 Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria Professional Examination. This is even as he offered a certificate of recognition to Miss Mary Cynthia ...

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Ekwulobia Catholic Community Celebrates Feast of Christ the King

By Amaka Olua The entire Ekwulobia Catholic Community on Sunday, 24 November, came out en mass to demonstrate their faith and love to God as the supreme king of the universe. The parishes, comprising St Anthony’s Parish, St Mary’s Parish, Immaculate Heart Parish and St Joseph’s Pro Cathedral, all gathered at St Joseph’s Pro Cathedral to commemorate the kingship of ...

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Umuona Catholic Community Hosts Isuofia Deanery at 2019 Christ the King Celebration

. . . as St. Patrick’s Isuofia Plans to Host Celebration in 2020 By Chioma Ndife The Umuona Catholic Community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday, November 24, hosted the Catholic faithful of Isuofia Deanery as they joined their counterparts across the world to commemorate the 2019 Christ the King feast. Overwhelmed with joy, the parishioners ...

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