Monthly Archives: February 2021

Nnamdi Kanu, an Unlikely Hero?

By Jude Atupulazi Unlikely situations often produce unlikely heroes. The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, is today riding in a blaze of glory, especially among the so-called ordinary folk. He’s become so popular that some of those who hitherto spurned him have even joined the queue of his admirers and this is no thanks to ...

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ATHOM Extols NYSC, Mulls Synergy in Promotion of Culture & Tourism.

By Adejumoke Alebiosu An Anambra based organisation dedicated to the promotion of culture and tourism, African Heritage and Tourism Movement, AHTOM, has described NYSC scheme as a veritable tool to harness youthful energy for the promotion of culture and tourism. The group also said it is seriously considering partnering with the scheme in the state for culture and tourism research. ...

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Corps Member Donates to Students in Calabar

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Motivated by service to humanity, Ugwueze Joy Oluchi, Corps Member serving with the Cross River State Internal Revenue Service, Calabar, Cross River, with State Code, CR/20A/0972 recently distributed over two hundred sanitary pads and exercise books to students of Federal Government Girls College, FGGC, Calabar Cross River. Oluchi who said she is a humanitarian who loves to ...

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Aremu Bids Batch A 2020 Corps Members Farewell…urges them tobe good Ambassadors of the NYSC Scheme

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Mr. Kehinde Aremu-Cole, State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Anambra State, has appealed to Corps members to demonstrate the patriotic ideals and the entrenuership spirit imbibed during the one year national service programme in all their future endeavours. The Coordinator made this statement during the Passing out Ceremony of the 2020 Batch A Corps members at ...

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DG Tasks Corps Members on Modern Trends in Agriculture

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, NYSC Director-General, advised Corps Members to equip themselves with modern trends in agricultural practices. Ibrahim recently gave this advise in an address during a virtual seminar with the theme, “Alleviating Hunger and Poverty through Agriculture: Today’s Youth-Tomorrow’s Leaders”, organised by Corps Members serving at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Oyo State. ...

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There is Ability in Every Disability- Dr. (Mrs.) Ijeoma Nnodim

By Mercy Hill She is an intelligent woman, She is beautiful, She is smart, hardworking, and indefatigable, but guess what? She was born with Severe Profound Sensorineural Hearing Loss. This  means without hearing aids she is almost completely deaf. Yet, this woman defied all odds, scaled through all the challenges that comes with such disabilities and made it to the ...

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Black Monday

Awka, Ekwulobia Dioceses, Bury 4 Priests Same Day It was a day of gloom and tears, Monday, February 15, as the Catholic Dioceses of Awka and Ekwulobia buried a total of four priests (two in each diocese), report Ifeoma Ezenyilimba and Precious Ukeje. The two dioceses again interred the remains of four of their priests. The priests were the late ...

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Out! Bishop Ezeokafor Sacks Those without Masks from Church

…Confirms 56 Seminarians in the Faith By Rev Fr Obinna Dike A few members of the congregation had to stay in the open field to participate in the Holy Mass at St John Bosco Seminary Isuaniocha, February 13, as the chief celebrant and bishop of Awka Catholic Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, ordered them out of the church building for ...

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Obi Hails Okonjo-Iweala’s Emergence as WTO DG

…Describes Her as Shining Star By Jude Atupulazi The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has eulogized the newly-elected Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, describing her emergence as historic. By her election, Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first female and first African WTO Director-General. In a congratulatory message ...

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Corps Members Honour Ohaneze Anambra State President

By Abuchi Onwumelu Batch A corps members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), serving in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, recently bestowed an Award of Credence of Selfless Service to Humanity on Ohaneze Ndigbo Anambra State President, Prince Emeka Udodeme. The corps members, led by Lawrence Ukpong, were at the Ohaneze State Secretariat located at 39 Regina ...

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