Monthly Archives: March 2020

Lent: We Really Need to Come Close to God This Period – Fr. Okeke

By Chinecherem Efobi The school manager of Immaculate Heart Secondary School Uga, Rev. Fr. Bartholomew Okeke has explained the need to participate actively in Lenten activities. Fr. Bartholomew who spoke to Fides School Run on March 10, at the school premises Uga, said that Lent which leads Christians to the experience of Easter is devoted to fasting, prayer, almsgiving which ...

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Six Years in Office: Anambra Mandate for Good Governance Felicitates with Obiano

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Group Managing Director of Oliswarren Group, Chief Hon. Olisa Aniunoh, 2nd from right, with some members of Anambra Mandate for Good Governance (AMFGG). Members of Anambra Mandate for Good Governance (AMFGG), have joined well-meaning Nigerians to felicitate with Gov Willie Obiano as he marked his six years in office as the Governor of Anambra State. In ...

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We Stopped Selling Fake Drugs after Akunyili Closed Bridgehead Market, Traders Confes

By Ikeugonna Eleke The leaders and traders at Onitsha Drug Market Bridgehead (Ogbogwu), Anambra State, have denied allegations that they were back into the sale of fake drugs after the Prof Dora Akunyili-led National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, closed the market in 2007. The traders debunked the claims by a group known as Concerned Committee of ...

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ELOVAS Foundation Awka Zone 1 Gives Scholarship to 6 Indigent Students

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Awka Zone I Chapter of Excellent Ladies of Valour and Steel (ELOVAS) Foundation, has given scholarship to six indigent students of Nneoma Secondary School, Nibo, Awka South LGA, Anambra State. Speaking when she led some members of the chapter to the school on Monday, March 9, the Founder/President of ELOVAS Foundation International, QueenLady Ngozi Ekwunife, said ...

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SDG Projects: Lawmaker Issues 2 Week Ultimatum to Contractor

. . . As House Passes Bill for Law to Establish State Leisure Parks, Street Beautification Agency By Abuchi Onwumelu The Chairman House Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, Economic Planning and Foreign Donors and member representing Anaocha I State Constituency, Honourable Ebele Leonard Ejiofor, has given a 2week ultimatum to the construction firm saddled with the responsibility of constructing classroom ...

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Ozigbo Commiserates with Victims of Lagos Explosion

By Jude Atupulazi Renowned philanthropist and President of Transcorp, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, has expressed his deepest sympathies with the victims of last Sunday’s pipeline explosion in Abule Ado, Lagos State. Ozigbo described the incident as most unfortunate, especially when such could have been avoided by better planning by concerned authorities. He also condoled with the staff and management of Bethlehem ...

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Our Lady Special Science Secondary School Nnobi Marks 62nd Anniversary

By Sunny A. Ijomah Our Lady’s Special Science Secondary School Nnobi is sixty two years as the school recently rolled out their drums to celebrate Diamond Jubilee which coincides with​ the pastoral visit of Most Reverend Valerian Okeke, the Archbishop of Onitsha and Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province. Our correspondent was there and reports that the presence of Archbishop Valerian ...

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Anambra Transport Ministry Commences Enforcement of State Colour on Commercial Buses

By Sunny A. Ijomah Anambra State Ministry of Transport has commenced the enforcement of Anambra colour on commercial buses. The exercise which kicked off in Onitsha will be a continuous process. Speaking during the exercise, the Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Christian Mmadubuko said that the enforcement of Anambra colour is only for Intra States commercial buses plying various routes across ...

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Lagos Explosion and Government’s Laxity

Last Sunday, what can be termed a national tragedy occurred in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos. As at press time, official sources put the number of the dead at 17; while unofficial ones put it at 25. The explosion which occurred in the morning hours, also destroyed many buildings and vehicles. Most saddening was the scenario ...

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