Monthly Archives: April 2021

The A]usi’s Lay Patriarch to Rest in Agulu

By Precious Ukeje and Adejumoke Alebiosu Gathered at Okpu Village, Agulu, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, Saturday, April 24, 2021, were family, friends and well wishers as the remains of the Late James Odira Anusi, uncle to the Director of Fides Media, Rev. Fr Dr Martin Anusi, was committed to rest. A concelebrated Holy Mass in honour ...

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St Michael’s Ngo Igboukwu, Second Dedicated Church in Ekwulobia Diocese

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The one year old plus Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CADEK), on Mission Sunday, added to history, her second dedicated church, when the Bishop of CADEK, Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke, in a well-attended ceremony last Sunday, April 25, 2021, dedicated the beautifully finished St Michael’s Catholic Church, Ngo, Igboukwu, Aguata LGA, Anambra State, to be in totality, ...

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Akpu Catholic Community celebrates Pioneer Priest @ 50

…Fr Uchem is a pacesetter in Akpu Catholic community- Fr Paschal Paul Okeke By Mercy Hill Priestly ordination anniversaries are always an occasion of thanksgiving and celebration, especially when it is a significant celebration as the golden jubilee. On 17th April 2020, Very Rev Fr JohnEdmund Ndubuisi Uchem, who is the first indigenous priest of Akpu community in Orumba south ...

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Anambra Airport,not Downgraded – Obiano

…Insists First Flight to Land, April 30 The Anambra State Government has described as false, news of the denial of the federal government to grant it a license for international operations for its new airport. It said the report was false, adding that the Federal Government through the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, had been very supportive in the project, ...

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Anambra’s Deteriorating Security Situation No Longer Funny

In the early hours of last Monday, April 19, the people of Anambra State woke up to yet another piece of sad news of the attack on the Zone 13 headquarters of the Nigeria Police situated in Ukpo, Dunukofia Local Government Area of the state. A building and some vehicles parked in the compound were burnt, while two policemen were ...

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Disability, No Barrier to Success, Comrade Nnamani

By Cynthia Igbokwe The President, Association of Visually Impaired Students, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, Comrade Emmanuel Nnamani, has called on people living with any type of disability to engage in any kind of skill, noting that disability should not hinder one’s success. The President said this during a one day programme, tagged, ”Yes, we Can”, organized by the association ...

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We Screened 16 Aspirants for Anambra Governorship Race – PDP

By Ikeugonna Eleke The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed that it screened a total of 16 aspirants for the Anambra governorship election. The chairman of the party in Anambra State, Mr Ndubuisi Nwobu revealed this to journalists last Tuesday at the party’s secretariat where an aspirant presented 25 vehicles to the party. ‘We are waiting for the screening committee ...

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St Patrick’s College Wins 2021 Annual Rotary Debate

By Cynthia Igbokwe It was a euphoric moment for students of St Patrick’s College, Awka, as they emerged winners of the 2021 Rotary inter school annual debate. The competition which took place at Girls’ Secondary School, Awka, on Friday 19 April 2021, had four schools represented. Fides gathered that the Rotary Annual Debate Competition exposed the students to speak on ...

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