Monthly Archives: April 2022

St Patrick’s Parish, Agụlụ, Receives Bishop Ezeokafor after 6 Years

… Launches Hundred Million Project for St Albert the Great College. 325 Faithful Receive Sacrament of Confirmation  By Amarachukwu Opkunobi The entire parishioners and priests working in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Agụlụ, Anaocha Local Government Area, on Monday, April 18, 2022, warmly received the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, as he made his pastoral visit to ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Empowers 35 Less Privileged Persons with Items, Cash

By Mercy Hill / Isdore Ndubuisi The Catholic Diocese of Awka, through the Justice Development and Peace Caritas, JDPC, Thursday, 7 April 2022, used over two million Naira to empower 35 indigent people at the Diocesan Catholic Secretariat, Awka, Anambra State. Out of the 35 beneficiaries who were selected from various parishes in the Diocese. Eleven people received brand new ...

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Nimo Region Holds 2022 Chrism Mass/Cathedraticum

It was a season of thanksgiving as the Nimo Region of the Catholic Diocese of Awka held the 2022 Chrism Mass/Cathedraticum on Holy Wednesday, April 14, at Our Lady of Assumption Parish, Nimo, Njikoka LGA, Anambra State. Fides gathered that the annual cathedraticum, celebrated together with Chrism Mass, serves as a feast day for all the priests working in the ...

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Stop Trying to be Remembered

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi When I was young, I was an avid Disney channel consumer. Even though I had no connection to American culture, I loved the shows and often fought with my brother when he preferred to watch football over Hannah Montana. Most importantly, my love for Disney birthed an unexpected interest that I would carry into my teen years. ...

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A Trip to Rwanda

By Valentine Obienyem When the wise one said that knowledge, which is always an expanding mirage in the desert of ignorance, comes one fourth  from study, one fourth from experience, one fourth from efforts and one fourth from travel, he was right. I have therefore taken any travel I embark on as part of study in the endless pilgrimage of ...

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Super Eagles failed World Cup Campaign

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The shocking ouster of the Super Eagles at the 2022 World Cup playoffs is a major letdown that reeks of the old maladministration of Nigerian football. It is disappointing that Nigeria had an awful exit from the last African Cup of Nations (AFCON) it was touted to win in Cameroon. Worse is that failure to learn ...

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Easter: Archbishop Okeke Urges Nigerians to Get Closer to God, Intensify Prayers

By Sunny A Ijomah Nigerians Urged to get closer to God, intensify prayers and refuse to join the men and women of violence in any form. The Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke who made the call in his Easter message titled “If God be for us, who can be against us” Romans 8: 31, delivered on ...

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Anambra Govt Directs Removal of Structures at Okpoko Sakamori, Other Drainages in Ogbaru, Onitsha North, South

By Sunny A Ijomah Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo has asked those who built on the path of Okpoko Sakamori and other drainages in Ogbaru, Onitsha North and South to urgently remove their structures. He made the plea at Onitsha South Local Government Area Headquarters, during a meeting with Landlords whose buildings have been marked for removal in the ...

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JDPC Presents Award to Traffic Warden

By Sunny A Ijomah A Police Traffic Warden in Onitsha, Mrs. Kate Okoye got a surprise of her life when authorities of the Justice, Development and Caritas (JDPC) Archdiocese of Onitsha presented her with a gift award in recognition of her dedication and commitment to work on her duty post close to the Onitsha Stock Exchange facility. The presentation was ...

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NYSC Gets New State Coordinator

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Lagos State got a new coordinator, after the posting of its former coordinator to the National Directorate Headquarters. The new Lagos NYSC boss, Yetunde Abimbola Baderinwa, is the 22nd state coordinator and she is a native of Ile-Oluji, in Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. She was born in ...

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