Monthly Archives: May 2021

Put Talents to Use

By Mercy Hill This week on inspirational personality page, we are celebrating a man who is the sweetheart of  so many Nigeria family.The popular saying :we are nothing but pencils in the hands of the creator’’ was coined by him. He had used his talent to put laughter on the lips of many Nigeria homes. Going through his biography culled ...

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Awka, A Garbage City

…Public, Part of Problem- ASWAMA Despite the best efforts of the Gov Willie Obiano-led Administration to give the people of the state, especially residents of Awka, the capital city of Anambra, a befitting capital, infrastructure wise, one area is sticking out like a sore thumb. It is the area of environmental sanitation. The state capital has virtually been overwhelmed by ...

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Burials: Only Deceased Should Be Cleared- Bishop Ezeokafor Insists

By Abuchi Onwumelu As part of his strong resolve to ensure that funeral expenses in Awka Diocese are reduced to the barest minimum, as well as to instill in the laity the need to embrace befitting living instead of befitting burials, the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has reiterated that only the dead should ...

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Bishop Okpaleke Tasks Priests, Others on Self-Giving in Vocation

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CADEK), Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke, has charged priests, consecrated persons and every individual to give precedence to selfless service in the course of their vocations in life, saying that selfless service was vital for the success of every vocation. Bishop Okpaleke, who gave the charge in his homily ...

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Robbers Attack NYSC Membersat NACC Lodge in Awka

Hoodlums suspected to be armed robbers last Wednesday invaded the National Association of Catholic Corps Members (NACC) Lodge at Nodu, Okpuno, Awka, Anambra State, and carted away cash, a phone and other valuables, and left scores worried, reports Alexander Johnson Adejoh. According to one of the victims, Mr Justine David, President, NACC Anambra State Chapter, the incident happened at about ...

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The Ugly Side of Onitsha Traffic Situation

In normal situations, the commercial city of Onitsha experiences huge vehicular traffic which often triggers massive traffic jams. In recent times, however, that traffic situation has taken a turn for the worse; with traffic these days being very thick even in the early hours of the morning. During the time for school runs and the time when workers and traders ...

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Primary Election: Coast Clear for All APGA Aspirants

…Chair Warns Aspirants, Social Media Aides against Campaign of Calumny, Divisive Statement By Abuchi Onwumelu Contrary to reports in certain quarters that the leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has shut the door against potential aspirants, the State Chairman of the party in Anambra State, Chief Sir Norbert Obi, says the door is wide open to any aspirant ...

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Tributes As Lady Florence Echendu Goes Home

By Abuchi Onwumelu The remains of Lady Florence Echendu have been laid to rest in her compound at Umuzu Ngo, Otolo Nnewi, Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The burial Mass which took place at St Peter Claver Catholic Church, Otolo-Nnewi, was attended by the religious, social groups, as well as friends and sympathizers, who came to commiserate ...

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Skill Acquisition: Anambra Govt trains 200 Youths, Empowers 53 with Starter Packs

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State Government, has trained over 200 youths on various trades, even as 53 of them have been provided with starter packs to commence their own businesses. The youths were trained under the 4th batch “One Youth One Skill” empowerment programme of the government through the Ministry of Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy. Three centres across ...

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‘Anambra PDP Will Elect a Party Man’

By Jude Atupulazi Ahead of the governorship election in Anambra State, the opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP, says the party will produce only a candidate that has been part and parcel of the party, rather than a defector. Addressing party faithful at Oma Event Centre, Awka, during a worship conference organized by High Chief Obiora Okonkwo, a guber aspirant, for ...

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