Monthly Archives: June 2020

Mpanaka

By Amarachi Okpunobi The cool breeze from the ukwu ọjị was comforting and chilling. A perfect night for a stressful day. We had finished dinner and done the dishes while Papa and Mama sat in their chair at the other end of the hut gisting. I envy so much the kind of love Papa usually demonstrated towards Mama. Mama, on ...

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Nigerians Tasked on Economic Diversification

. . As Prof Pita Ejiofor Holds Second Edition of Annual Lecture By Mercy Hill It was a twin event as the Faculty of Management Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, witnessed the rendition of Prof Pita Ejiofor’s Second Edition Frontier Lecture, as well as the 2019 Faculty of Management Sciences International Conference on Thursday 13- Saturday 15 June, 2019 at ...

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Let Michael be the Miracle’ – The Baby Healed Through Fr. Mcgivney’s Prayers

Schachle, whose life was saved by an officially recognized miracle through the intercession of Fr. Michael McGivney. Photo courtesy of the Schachle Family. By Christine Rousselle Catholics have a whole host of saints to choose from in times of trouble or anguish. There’s St. Rita, patroness of the impossible, St. Dymphna, the patroness of anxiety, and when all else fails, ...

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Pope Francis: Discover the Riches Hidden In Jesus’ Sacred Heart

Pope Francis gives a general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace. Credit: Vatican Media Pope Francis has encouraged Catholics to discover the riches of charity hidden in the heart of Christ referring to the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. “Friday we celebrated the solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Do not be afraid to ...

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Catholic Schools Step In To Feed Children Over Summer Break

Manchester United and England soccer player Marcus Rashford. Credit: Jose Breton – Pics Action/Shutterstock. England soccer star Marcus Rashford won praise when he persuaded the government Tuesday to extend a free school meal voucher scheme to cover the summer break. The Manchester United forward’s campaign will allow parents to claim vouchers for around 1.3 million children in England during the ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Raises Alarm over Killing of Farmers by Herdsmen

…Delivers Homily at Lawmakers’ One Year in Office Celebration The Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has raised an alarm over what he described as the incessant harassment and killing of farmers across the country by suspected killer herders, reports Abuchi Onwumelu. Bishop Ezeokafor stated this in his homily during the first year anniversary of ...

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We have Sinned: Eke Awka Traders Beg Obiano

… Vow to Enforce WHO, NCDC Guidelines Traders, Market Union and COVID-19 Task Force at Eke Awka Market, Awka, are pleading with Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State to re-open the market, even as they regretted their negligence in not complying with the NCDC guidelines to combat the spread of Coronavirus. This was made known to Fides during an interview ...

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Anambra NUJ Declares Journalist Missing

By Jude Atupuluazi The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Anambra State Council, has formally declared one of its members missing. He is Barrister Matthew Onwuasonya, 49. Addressing a meeting of State Working Committee, SWC, members and some stakeholders of the council at Godwin Ezeemo International Press Centre, Awka last Wednesday, the State Chairman of the council, Sir Emma Ifesinachi, said ...

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