Monthly Archives: June 2020

96 Onitsha Erosion Victims Benefit From Oduah’s Foundation

The Foundation, endowed by Senator Stella Oduah, staged the event at the premises of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, inland-Town, Onitsha, in collaboration with the Parish JDPC. According to the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Johnbosco Okafor, who supervised the orderly sharing of the items, said that Senator Oduah was the first individual to answer the clarion call by the Church to ...

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Catholic Church Receives $1.3 Million Donationto Fight Poverty amid Pandemic

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster. Credit: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk The Catholic Church in England and Wales has received a 1 million pound ($1.3 million) donation to fight poverty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The money was donated by the Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation, founded by the late billionaire businessman Albert Gubay, who made a pact with God in his youth that if ...

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Fides Assistant Editor, Uche Amunike, Loses Sister-in-law

Eulogies recently filled the air in honour of the late Mrs Nkechi Sabina Mary Udeagha (Nee Ikegwuoha), whose remains were last Tuesday, June 9, interred to rest, at her husband’s compound, Umuezemeazu Village, Urualla, Ideato North L.G.A, Imo State. Born August 29, 1979, the 40-year old late Mrs Udeagha, who died on April 5, 2020, barely 3 weeks after she ...

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Angry Obiano Closes Eke Awka Market

Over Non-Observance of COVID-19 Directives Effective from Monday, June 15, the popular Eke Awka Market in Anambra State capital, will be shut down. This followed the failure of the market traders and their customers to comply with COVID-19 protocols, reports Jude Atupulazi, with additional reports from Ifeoma Ezenyilimba. Also, effective from same Monday, curfew in Awka South Local Government Area ...

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No to Child Labour

By Sir Paul Nwosu A couple of days ago, June 12 to be precise, countries of the world marked the World Day Against Child Labour. This day was first launched in 2002 by International Labour Organization, an arm of United Nations that promotes the rights of workers and encourages decent labour conditions globally. Its cardinal aim for setting this day ...

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Ukpo/Abba Feud: Govt Should Intervene Now!

Recently, the social media was filled with the story and picture of a prominent Abba high chief and an illustrious son of Anambra State, Chief Pius Nweke of the Best Aluminium fame. He was seen in the picture handcuffed and standing at the premises of a police station holding what looked like a pistol said to have been discovered in ...

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I CAN’T BREATHE

By Fr. Pat Amobi Chukwuma According to the biblical account of creation, God created human being on the sixth day. The creation of man and woman was the climax of God’s creative act. On that unique day, God emphatically said, “Let Us make man in our own image and likeness” (Gen. 1:26). Going further we read: “So God created man ...

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