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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Christ the King Celebration: Awka, Ekwulobia Dioceses, in Jubilant Mood

The faithful of the Catholic Diocese of Awka and their counterparts of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia, last Sunday poured into the streets in celebration of the solemnity of Christ the King, publicly proclaiming his kingship, report Ifeoma Ezenyilimba and Chioma Ndife. While the Eucharistic procession of Awka was low keyed, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was not so ...

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Anambra Nursery, Primary, Secondary Schools, Resume for 2020/21 Academic Session

… As ASUU Strike Remains Undecided The Anambra State Government has approved the re-opening of public and private nursery, primary and secondary schools in the state. The resumption took effect from Monday, November 16, 2020 for the First Term 2020/2021 Academic Session, in line with the school calendar published by the Federal Ministry of Education in August, 2020, reports Alexander ...

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Obiano Reassures Anambra Residents of Effective Security of Life, Property

By Abuchi Onwumelu Anambra residents have been reassured of effective security for businesses and investments to thrive. Governor Willie Obiano gave the assurance when he held an interactive session with members of the Senior Course Forty-three of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jayi,Kaduna State. The event took place at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, in Awka South Local Government ...

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Lawmaker Distributes Cassava Stems to Flood Displaced Persons in Anambra West

By Abuchi Onwumelu In his effort to ensure that the 2020 flood disaster that ravaged his constituents and destroyed all their crops did not affect his people negatively, the member representing Anambra West State Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Hon Patrick Obalim-Udoba, has distributed hundreds of bundles of high yield cassava stems to the people of the constituency ...

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Yuletide: Making Safety on the Highways a Priority

The period between September and December are referred to as the Ember months. It is that time of year when road mishaps take place on a regular basis. This, perhaps, has prompted some people to adduce spiritual connotations to the constant road mishaps during this period. But far from that, the people are to blame, being that they see this ...

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AnSFA Board Members, LFC Chairmen, Visit State Women’s Festival Team

…Donate Kits By Abuchi Onwumelu The newly elected Board members of the Anambra State Football Association (AnSFA), alongside the chairmen of various local government areas the Local Football Council (LFC), recently visited Team Anambra female football side at Otuocha Township Stadium, in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State. Fides reports that the female team will represent Anambra State ...

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Comprehensive Sec Sch, Nimo Student, Wins Ezeimo Essay Competition

By Chioma Ndife The grand finale of the 2020 Edition of the Essay Competition, with the theme, ‘COVID-19 and the Dearth of Nigerian Economy: the Way Forward”, was held on Friday, 20th November at the Catholic Women’s Organisation Hall, Nimo. Afuba who emerged winner of the competition after defeating other contestants drawn from all the secondary schools in Nimo, went ...

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Nigeria’s Security System, a Flop – Human Rights Activist

By Cynthia Igbokwe The Chairman of a non-governmental organization, Corruption Watch and Character Building, Ambassador Titus Chukwudum Ogbuka, has described Nigeria’s security system as a flop. Comrade Ogbuka who raised the alarm on the atrocities of Nigeria’s security agents, called for restructuring of the security apparatus in Nigeria for effective policing of the citizenry. He accused the Nigeria Police Force ...

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Prioritize Service to Humanity, Obi to Health Workers

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has encouraged health workers nationwide to see their profession as a very noble one through which they can render selfless service to humanity. Speaking to health workers at the Annunciation Specialist Hospital, Enugu on Wednesday, November 18, Obi appreciated them ...

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Bishop Okoye Blesses Project Site for 3-Bedroom Bungalows Facilitated By Ekwunife in Adazi-Nnukwu

Extols Senator for Hearkening to Plight of Constituents By Jude Atupulazi The Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Jonas Benson Okoye, has extolled the Senator representing Anambra Central in the Senate, Mrs Uche Ekwunife, for hearkening to the plight of members of her constituency by facilitating the construction of 3-bedroom bungalows for some less privileged people in her senatorial ...

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