Monthly Archives: November 2021

Umudioka Community Reads Riot Act to Mkpurummiri Abusers Dealers

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The indigenes of Umudioka, a community in the Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, have announced the proscription of illicit drugs, most especially Methamphetamine or Crystal Meth in the area, otherwise called Mkpurummiri. In a statement signed by the President-General, Umudioka Improvement Union, Chike Odoji, the indigenes and non-indigenes resident in Umudioka were prohibited from taking ...

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Zik, Embodiment of a True Leader – Ozigbo

By Jude Atupulazi One of Nigeria’s foremost nationalists, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, has been described as a perfect example of a true leader whose legacies have succeeded him. The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded Anambra election, Mr Val Ozigbo, stated this, Tuesday, while speaking to newsmen after the combined 9th and 10th Zik Lecture ...

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Lagos Gas Explosion Leaves 5 Dead, 15 Cars, Houses, Shops, Razed

By Uche Amunike The gas explosion that took place at Ojekunle Street in the Ladipo area of Mushin, Lagos last Tuesday has left five people dead and several others wounded, says the South West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). According to him, one female and three male bodies had as at then been recovered, while a 10-year ...

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Anambra West Always Dear To Me, Obi

By Chioma Ndife The Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has visited and donated N1 million to Rex Universorum Hospital, Mmiata-Anam. Making the donation at the hospital premises, Obi recalled how his government built the Rex Universorum Hospital, Mmiata-Anam, the first in the entire local government. Obi said that he ...

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Final Year UNILORIN Student Expelled for Beating Female Lecturer

By Uche Amunike Justice seemed to have been served at the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Monday, when news of final year lecturer-beating Unilorin student’s expulsion was made public. The student, Salaudeen Waliyu Aanuoluwa, of the Microbiology Department, was found guilty of assaulting his lecturer and Project Supervisor, Mrs Rahmat Zakariyau. A statement released by the Director of Corporate Affairs of ...

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Saint Cecilia Saint of the Day for November 22

Although Cecilia is one of the most famous of the Roman martyrs, the familiar stories about her are apparently not founded on authentic material. There is no trace of honor being paid her in early times. A fragmentary inscription of the late fourth century refers to a church named after her, and her feast was celebrated at least in 545. ...

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Catholic Teenager Suspended For Saying There Are Only Two Genders Sues School District

By CNA Staff A Catholic teenager who was reportedly suspended for saying there are only two genders is suing his New Hampshire public school district. The lawsuit, filed in a state court Nov. 4, said that the teen’s suspension from a football game in September breached the teen’s constitutional right to free speech, as well as the New Hampshire Bill ...

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Meet 3 Servants of God Who Just Advanced Toward Sainthood

By Katie Yoder Three servants of God are advancing toward sainthood: a 12-year old diagnosed with cancer who offered up her suffering, a man with a special devotion to the Sacred Heart, and a Civil War veteran who joined St. Damian of Molokai in his ministry to lepers. On Nov. 17, the U.S. Catholic bishops voted to advance on the ...

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Our Father who Art in Heaven (and on Earth)

By Theodore Ekwem I have served the Church and society as a school administrator. Often, some parents do come with special requests like: ‘Father I am personally handing this child over to you’, or ‘It’s just because of you that I brought this child here’. Other school administrators, I believe, can relate to this. This experience is presumed to be ...

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Catch them young

By Rev Fr Pat Amobi Chukwuma Recently, I was behind the wheel on my way to bless a house foundation as requested by one of my flocks. As I came across a nursery-primary school, I saw two pupils between the ages of 5 and 6 fighting behind the school block. It was during recreation time. The teachers were inside while ...

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