Monthly Archives: February 2020

Free Medicare: Orumba South Communities Hail Rep

By Chioma Ndife Over 5000 individuals from 15 communities in Orumba South Constituency who benefited from the free medical outreach organized and sponsored by the member representing Orumba South Constituency in the Anambra State House Assembly, Hon. Emmanuel Nwafor, has hailed the house member for the initiative. Fides gathered that the free medical outreach was part of the medical intervention ...

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THE SPIRITUAL ADVANTAGES OF FASTING

By Michael Ogunu Fasting is an ancient form of mortification commonly accepted as a powerful means of self-discipline, not only in Christianity but also in such other great religions of the world as Islam and Judaism. For Christians, fasting has a supernatural value because it is one of the recognized forms of penance whereby one atones for one’s sins and ...

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Inter-Religious Patience for Peace

By Cornelius Afebu Omonokhua Let the publications and counter publications of enthusiastic Christians and Muslims in print and social media echo the cry from the heart of victims of violence who are longing for justice and good governance rather than inter-religious antagonism. Let those who talk and write on behalf of Christians and Muslims do so as the voice that ...

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We all have traces of Mental Illness

By Amarachi Okpunobi Before now, I have had a wrong perception and misconception about mental illness. I have always seen mentally ill people (mad person) only as people who are vagrant. That is, people who hoard dirt and sleep in dirty places on the road and also persons who feed on spoilt foods in the dumps. I run away from ...

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“Be Holy, For I, the Lord your God, am Holy” (Lev. 19:2)

. . . Reflection on the 7th Sunday of the Year, A, 2020 By Fr Innocent Nwafor Introduction Certain coinages appear common in today’s Christian religious milieu in Nigeria. In ordinary conversation, you hear people speak about “Miracle Centres”, “Healing Centres”, “Adoration Ground”, “Wellness Centre” etc. On the other hand, you never hear people talk about “Holiness Centre” or “Holiness ...

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INSECURITY: Something is wrong

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma An English adage says, “Until the rotten tooth is pulled out, the mouth must chew with caution.” Even the time will come when chewing cannot be possible at all. Some time ago, I suffered from acute toothache. At night I was not able to lie or sit down. I was just marching around in pains till ...

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Obinabo Takes Corona Virus, Lassa Fever Campaign to Nzuko Umuada Anambra

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Public Orientation and Special Duties, Hon. Mrs Ify Obinabo, has embarked on an aggressive campaign on the dangers of Corona Virus, Lassa fever and other contagious diseases, as well as possible protective measures to prevent their outbreak and spread in Anambra State. Obinabo took the campaign to one of ...

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The Light TV Show Launches conVALsations in Awka

. . . Hopes to Address Critical Heart Matters By Chioma Ndife An audience participatory TV Show domiciled in Anambra State, The Light TV Show, has launched a new segment of the programme tagged ‘conValsations’ an interactive forum for singles and married. The maiden edition of the programme with the theme, ”Discovering and Nurturing True Love”, was held on Saturday, ...

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Tension in Ochanja over Union Elections

By Jude Atupulazi and uche Amunike Tension appears high in Ochanja Market, Onitsha, following the suspicion in some quarters that the current executive of the market whose tenure expires on March 11, has been asked to extend their tenure for two more years by the Anambra State Governemnt, writes Jude Atupulazi, with additional report by Uche Amunike. The current executive ...

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