Monthly Archives: March 2020

Awka Diocese Hosts Inter-Diocesan Liturgy Commission of Igbo Speaking Areas of Nigeria (IDLC- ISAN) Meeting

By Uchechukwu Enem Awka Diocese has played host to representatives of the Inter-Diocesan Liturgy Commission of Igbo Speaking Areas of Nigeria (IDLC-ISAN) during her three-day meeting between 16- 18 March, 2020 at A.K. Obiefuna Retreat, Pastoral & Conference Center, Okpuno, Awka. This Commission is made up of all dioceses in both Onitsha and Owerri ecclesiastical provinces. During the opening Mass, ...

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Governor Obiano Commissions Internal Road to Proposed Peter University

By Precious Ukeje and Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has commissioned road leading to the proposed Peter University, Achina/Onneh last Tuesday. In a well attended event at the commissioning of the road, Obiano, while addressing the audience restated the commitment of his government to the construction of roads and provision of necessary amenities ...

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Osisoma Foundation Celebrates World Water Day: Joins Fight against COVID-19

As part of events to mark the 2020 World Water Day, the Osisioma Foundation, a non-governmental organization concerned with the availability and distribution of clean and fresh water for consumption, last Monday, has hosted a public lecture and sensitization programme. In addition, they also joined in the fight against the recent pandemic Corona virus. Highpoint of the event which held ...

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Coronavirus: Anambra Catholic Bishops Reel Out Preventive Measures

By Abuchi Onwumelu Following the increasing threat to health and life by the coronavirus, Catholic bishops in Anambra State have issued directives to Catholics in the state on mode Liturgical worship and coming together for various spiritual and social gatherings. The directives were given by the Local Ordinaries and all the Catholic Bishops in Anambra State on Sunday, 22nd March. ...

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NSCDC Embark on COVID 19 Awareness Campaign

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has embarked on an open campaign to create awareness against the coronavirus in the state. The State Commandant of NSCDC, David Bille, called on the people of the state to comply with the Federal and State Governments order of maintaining social distancing and non-gathering ...

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South Sudanese fleeing violence in a camp for IDPs

By Linda Bordoni South Sudan’s government has put measures into place to prevent the spread of Covid-19 but millions of displaced people are at heightened risk. Like other governments across the globe, South Sudan has planned a series of measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus pandemic. A ban has been placed on inbound and outbound flights, affected ...

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No Zoning in 2021 – Anambra Monarchs

By Jude Atupulazi The clamour by the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo, and some other groups for the 2021 governorship election in Anambra State to go south in the spirit of zoning has been carpeted by traditional rulers from Anambra North who want the contest to be thrown open. Addressing newsmen in Igbariam shortly after a meeting of traditional ...

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Changing The Narrative

Stories are part of our lives. We tell stories about ourselves, others and even things around us. We write stories and tell them to ourselves and others. But what happens when the stories we tell about ourselves, others and these things are wrong. What happens when we tell the wrong stories and even lie about them. What happens when this ...

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