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Monthly Archives: August 2021

Jos crisis: Anambra, GUO, Partner to Evacuate Students

The Anambra State Government is working with GUO Transport Company Ltd to evacuate students of the University of Jos of Anambra origin in the wake of the communal crisis in Jos, Plateau State, which prompted the closure of the school for the safety of the students, reports Jude Atupulazi. In a telephone chat with Fides, the Anambra State Commissioner for ...

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You Have Failed, Admit It, CAN Urges Buhari

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has been told to humbly admit failure in his leadership of the country and take necessary steps to fix the security challenges threatening the very foundations of the nation, reports Jude Atupulazi. The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, who gave this advice to the president, said the reluctance of the government to exercise the ...

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KSJI Praises Fides for Giant Strides in Printing

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Ancient and Noble Order of Knights of St John International (KSJI), Awka Grand Commandery, has praised Fides Media Ltd for what it described as the establishment’s giant strides in printing and digital communication. The group, who spoke through its Sub-Committee Chairman of Brochure, Publicity and Protocol for the KSJI 2021 Convention, Lady Lizzy Umeh, LAUX, stated ...

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Fr Philip Okoye Holds 2021 New Yam Exhibition

…Marks 12th Priestly Anniversary By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Barely four weeks after his early test harvest which produced a tuber of yam that weighed 84.9 kg, a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CADEK), Rev Fr Philip Uche Okoye, at his 2021 New Yam Exhibition held last Sunday, thrilled many people with the heavy tubers of yam which he harvested ...

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Has Nigeria’s Bubble burst?

Last Wednesday, the nation was once again shocked to the marrows when a retired Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi, went on air to expose those he accused of sponsoring terrorism in the country. According to the man who is in a position to know as a former security insider, our president, some ministers, all the defence chiefs, some governors and some ...

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Obi’s Love for Good Society Exemplary – University VC

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Chancellor of Dominican University, Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof Anthony Akinwale, has described PDP’s former Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr Peter Obi, as a lover of good society who shows interest in critical areas required to build a good society. Giving such areas as education, health and poverty alleviation, Akinwale, who spoke to journalists in Ibadan, Oyo ...

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Obi Mourns Opara’s, Ironsi’s Wives

By Chioma Ndife The Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, says he is saddened by the deaths of Lady Adamma Okpara, wife of the Premier of former Eastern Region, Dr Michael Iheonukara Okpara; and Lady Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, widow of Nigeria’s first military Head of State, who both passed on recently. In a release made ...

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St Andrew’s Adazi-Nnukwu to Celebrate Elderly Catholic Faithful

By Chioma Ndife St. Andrew’s Catholic Parish, Adazi-Nnukwu, in Anaocha LGA of Anambra State, has concluded plans to celebrate elderly parishioners for their contributions and efforts in the sustenance of the Catholic faith in the community, as well as its propagation. The programme, scheduled to hold on the 29th of August at the Church premises, is geared towards appreciating the ...

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Anambra Will Back Edoga-Solaja for Badminton Board Position – Oli

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Chairman, Anambra State Sports Development Commission, has pledged that Anambra State will back Mrs Oby Edoga-Solaja for re-election into the Board of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN). Oli said this at the Commission’s Headquarters, when the former African Badminton champion paid him a courtesy call at the Ukwu Orji Office of the commission in Awka. ...

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