Monthly Archives: April 2021

Insecurity Bishop Ezeokafor Decries Killing of Security Agents

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has decried the incessant waste of human lives and wanton killing of security agents in the Southeast. Bishop Ezeokafor, who stated this at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka, while delivering his 2021 Easter Message, described the killings as an unfortunate and worrisome situation, describing such ...

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WAEC Releases WASSCE 2021 Results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the results of private candidates who sat for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2021 first series, reports Adejumoke Alebiosu. Mr Patrick Areghan, Head of Nigeria National Office, who made this known last Wednesday, said out of 7, 289 candidates that sat for the examination, 3, 593 ...

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We Were Hungry and You Fed Us

…86 Year-Old Widow, 300 other Vulnerable Persons, Benefit from Bishop Ezeokafor’s Easter Largesse Over 300 persons, including an 86-year-old widow, a native of Umunneoke Village, Awka, Mrs Francisca Okoye, on Saturday, 3rd April 2021, benefited from the Easter largesse of the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, reports Abuchi Onwumelu. The octogenarian and other vulnerable ...

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CAN Hails Usman Baba’s Appointment as AG-IGP

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna State Chapter, has hailed the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as the new Acting Inspector-General of Police. This is even as Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, last Wednesday decorated the Deputy Inspector-General of Police as the Acting Inspector-General of Police. Fides learnt through its Liaison Personnel to people and events ...

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These Killings Don’t Make Sense

To say that the soil of Nigeria is soaked in blood is to state it very mildly. From the Boko Haram bloodletting through the Fulani herdsmen’s carnage and now to the unknown gunmen’s gory operations, the country has never had it so bad. The fact has not been helped by the seeming collapse of the country’s security apparatus, with the ...

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Bishop Okpaleke Charges Achalla Community to Embrace God

…As He Blesses Oraeluno’s New Home By Jude Atupulazi The Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese, Most Rev Peter Okpaleke, has charged the people of Achalla Community in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, to discard their old ways and embrace Christianity. The Bishop stated this in Achalla at the opening of the new home of Mr Raphael Oraeluno, ...

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Lead With Fear of God, Isizoh, Obi, Urge Politicians

By Cynthia Igbokwe The Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Rev’d Denis Isizoh and the Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 Elections, Mr Peter Obi, have both urged politicians to avoid ungodly romance with demonic powers and allow the light of God to shine through their lives. Speaking at Holy Family Catholic Church, Oraukwu, ...

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Three Die in Cult Shootout in Awka

The bloody activities of cult groups in Awka are still showing no signs of abating as three young men suspected to be victims of rival cult clashes were gunned down at two locations in Awka last Wednesday, reports Jude Atupulazi. According to a source, one was killed at Umubele Village in Awka, while the other two were killed opposite the ...

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Otu Ndi Ahia Unity Forum Gives Panacea to Progress in Igbo Land

By Jude Atupulazi A group, Otu Ndi Ahia Unity Forum, has identified peace as the panacea that will boost the economic fortunes of the Southeast. Otu Ndi Ahia Unity Forum is an association of Igbo traders and captains of industries in Lagos State. The group has as its vision, the socio-economic welfare of members and socio-economic development of the Southeast ...

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There’s Only One Recognized Igwe-Elect in Nawfia – Dr Obele

By Jude Atupulazi The Igwe-elect of Nawfia Community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, Dr Dan Obele, says he remains the authentic choice of his people in line with the constitution of the town. Obele, who stated this during a press briefing at Finotel Hotel, Awka, April 2, blamed those he called a cabal for stalling his formal ...

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