Monthly Archives: December 2021

PDP Uba, Others, Face Sack

By Jude Atupulazi. Apparently frustrated by the antics of some of its members who regularly work against the party during elections, the Anambra State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has set up a committee to review the last governorship election in the state as it concerns the actions of some of its members. Speaking, Tuesday, at a stakeholders’ ...

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Awka Diocese Gets New Deacons

… Bishop Ezeokafor Commissions Synod of Bishops, 2021-2023 By Daruwana Daku The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr Paulinus Ezeokafor, Saturday, November 17, ordained 10 Reverends of the diocese as Deacons of the Church. The diaconal ordination which took place at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Awka, also witnessed status elevation of some seminarians as acolytes ...

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Christmas: Bishop Ezeokafor Offsets Patients’ Bills at Regina Caeli

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu, Amarachukwu Okpunobi, and Francis Nwankwo As part of his charitable undertakings, the Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, last Monday visited Regina Caeli Hospital, Awka, where he offset the hospital bills of poor patients worth over one million Naira. Bishop Ezeokafor who was at the hospital to commission projects like the newly ...

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Cardinal Arinze Holds Christmas Party with Retired Priests

By Daruwana Daku They may have retired due to old age but they are not forgotten. That was the case, November 17, when the aged priests of the Dioceses of Awka and Ekwulobia were visited by His Eminence, Francis Cardinal Arinze, who celebrated this year’s Christmas party with them at the Priests’ Welfare Home in Awka. His Eminence was received ...

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UNIZIK FM Chapel Caretaker Committee Inaugurated

….Duru Emerges as Chairman By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The State Working Committee (SWC) of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Anambra State Council, led by Comrade Francis Ekpone, last Monday inaugurated the Caretaker Committee of the UNIZIK FM Chapel of the NUJ with a call on them to leverage on the ‘avalanche of manpower at their disposal.’ Comrade Dr Henry Chigozie ...

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Yuletide: Roads Everywhere None to Use

Christmas is finally upon us. It is when Christendom commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the world. It is also the time of the year when there are frenetic activities all over the place; a time that witnesses mass movement of people, especially Christians, who use the period to travel home to reunite with their kith and ...

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COOUTH Amaku Honours Performing Staff

… Institutes Health Practitioners Appreciation Day By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu The Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, has organized its maiden Health Practitioners Appreciation Day, amidst joy and commendations. The event which was held at the hospital’s premises attracted senior management staff of the hospital, government officials, friends and well-wishers, among others. Speaking during the event, the Chief Medical ...

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Fire Disasters: Obi Calls for Better Preventive Measures

By Chioma Ndife The Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has called on the government to put in place, preventive measures to forestall the occurrence of preventable disasters in society. Obi made the remarks following the recent fire disaster that occurred in Onitsha, in which some petrol stations and a ...

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We’re at Anambra Airport to Provide Comfort for Travellers, says United Nigeria Airline

By Ikeugonna Eleke United Nigeria Airlines (UNA) says it has begun operations in the newly constructed Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport to Provide Comfort for travellers. Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of the airline, Mr Osita Okonkwo, stated this in an interview with journalists to herald the commencement of flights at the airport, December 18. Okonkwo said, ‘We ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Builds New Convent for Congregation of Daughters of Divine Love

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor, has erected a new Convent for religious sisters of the Congregation of Daughters of Divine Love at Regina Caeli Hospital, Awka. He officially opened the Convent on 20th December, 2021. According to the prelate, the religious sisters of Daughters of Divine Love had their Convent within ...

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