Monthly Archives: February 2020

Celebrating Valentine’s Day the Proper Way

It’s that time of year when the message of love is spread in every corner of the world. Preachers preach the language of love, teachers teach it and the atmosphere has that unmistakable scent of love in the air. Valentine’s Day occurs every February 14th, the world over. It is a day that contains the vestiges of both Christian and ...

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Anambra is Ripe for Female Governor – Ekwunife

By Jude Atupulazi Senator Chief Mrs Uche Ekwunife is one name that rings a bell across the nooks and crannies of Anambra State, having been associated with some of the most grueling political battles. She once represented Anaocha, Njikoka, Dunukofia Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives where she deeply etched herself in the minds of the people as a ...

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Married Men and Hotel Room Deaths

By Uche Amunike Just last week, I came across a video clip of a young girl being interrogated over the death of a 60year old man who died in a hotel room shortly after having sexual relations with her. Lying cold on the bed was the deceased, gone and gone forever. It is just one out of the myriad of ...

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Fire Guts Offices in Idemili South LGA Secretariat

By Ikeugonna Eleke A wild fire said to have emanated from a burning refuse bin close to Idemili South Local Government Secretariat, Ojoto, Tuesday, gutted offices in the secretariat complex. Fides gathered from a source that the fire razed several important documents of the local government council in a few offices before it was contained. The State Command of the ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Decries Nigeria’s Security Situation

. . . Insists on Local, State Security By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has again condemned the spate of killings across the country, renewing his call for the establishment of local and state security organs to tackle the menace, writes Ifeoma Ezenyilimba. Bishop Ezeokafor, who made the call in his homily of ...

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Sunset at Dawn : Nigerian Christians Mourn Slain Seminarian

By Jude Atupulazi These are not happy times for Christians in Nigeria. Never a time in the modern history of Nigeria has the nation been so sharply divided along religious and ethnic lines. This has turned the country into one large killing field, especially in the northern part. Those being killed have mostly been Christians. The list is long and ...

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Anambra Corps Members Celebrate Raise in Allowance

By Precious Ukeje and Alexander Adejoh Members of the National Youth Service Corps, Anambra State, have expressed delight over the current raise in their monthly allowance, indicating the dawn of the new national minimum wage as promised by the Federal Government. Fides gathered that the corps members, recently, upon reception of alerts, were thrown into euphoria, with some of them ...

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FG Urged to Make Nnewi Manufacturing Hub of Nigeria

By Ikeugonna Eleke The federal government has been urged to make Nnewi in Anambra State a manufacturing hub in Nigeria to boost foreign investment. The former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and former presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Prof Kingsley Muoghalu, made the call in Nnewi at The Nnewi Investment Summit. Muoghalu who was ...

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Coronavirus: Five travellers from China test negative – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Saturday that five travellers from China tested negative to Coronavirus also known as COVID19. The PUNCH reported that the NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said on Friday that the centre had “two cases and tests are going on at the moment. As soon as they are completed, it will be announced. If ...

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