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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Panel Of Inquiry Continues Public Hearing On Akili-Ogidi Igweship Tussle In Awka

The Investigative Panel of Inquiry into the Akili-Ogidi Igweship tussle has continued their public hearing with testimonies, examinations and cross-examinations of the two contestants of the stool. Chief Ikechukwu Nwafili and Chief Nwabueze Nwamah have been in a loggerhead as who is the authentic traditional ruler of Akili-Ogidi, in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. Chief Nwabueze Nwamah was ...

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ABS Onitsha Management Visits Fegge Divisional Police Station

The Divisional Police Officer in charge of Fegge Division, Mr. Rabiu Garuba (CSP) has called on the media to intensify sensitization in educating the populace as the watchdog of the society. Mr. Garuba disclosed this while receiving management staff of ABS Onitsha during a courtesy visit in his office, at Fegge. The visit was aimed at sustaining the long lasting ...

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Onitsha NBA Inaugurates New Executive

A new executive has been elected for Onitsha Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association NBA. They will pilot the affairs of the Association for the next two years. The new team which has Mr. Steve Onyechi-Ononye as Chairman assumed office last Friday following their official inauguration. Other new Officers of the Branch include Margaret Wilcox Iwuchukwu, Vice Chairman; Frank Ibechukwu, ...

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Priesthood, Greatest Gift Fr Ugwa

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba An Umuahia Diocesan priest, Rev Fr Norbert Ugwa, has described the priesthood as the most special and greatest of all the gifts which a new priest received on his ordination. Rev Fr Ugwa, who stated this in his homily of the First Solemn Thanksgiving Mass of the 13th Ogbunka indigenous priest, Rev Fr Emmanuel Ogadimma Okoro, at ...

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Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Isizoh, Member Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue

By Mercy Hill Pope Francis has, last Wednesday, appointed Most Rev. Denis Isizoh, the Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha archdiocese (no. 13 below), as one of the new members to the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue. The new members have six Cardinals and a number of Bishops. The Cardinal members are: Cardinals Luis Antonio Tagle, the Prefect of the Congregation for ...

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The Anambra State Ministry of Women,s Affairs, Removes Violent Mentally Challenged Man from the Street of Awka

By Mercy Hill For those who are conversant with the major streets in Awka, most especially Aroma and Eke Awka axis, a mentally deranged man had been one familiar face that has terrorised passers by, hawkers and roadside shop owners alike. The Anambra State Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, last thursday, 2 July 2020, apprehended the notorious and violent ...

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FRSC Anambra to Partner Transport Ministry to Create a Safer Motoring Environment in the State

By Precious Ukeje The Anambra State command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, reached agreement with the state’s Ministry of Transport to work together for the purpose of creating safer motoring environment in the state. The Command made this known in a release signed by its Public Education Officer, RC Pascal A. Anigbo and dated July 7, 2020. Anigbo ...

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Aremu Inaugurates NYSC Local Government Committee

The State Coordinator, NYSC Anambra State, Mr Kehinde Aremu has Inaugurated an 8 man Local Government Committee In Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State to oversee the effective administration of corps members, as stipulated in the NYSC Act reports Precious Ukeje. Speaking at the occassion, the Local Government Boss, Hon Greg Okafor stated his readiness to partner with the ...

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Eke Awka Market Booms Again

… As Market Union vows Compliance to COVID-19 Protocols In the face of gradual easing of lockdown announced by the Federal Government, despite the rising cases of Covid-19 in Awka South Local Government Area, the Anambra State Government orders the reopening of the popular Eke Awka Market, reports Alexander Johnson Adejoh and Precious Ukeje Fides recalls that, the Executive Governor ...

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