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Easter: Bishop Ezeokafor Distributes Items to Over 500 Less Privileged

By Abuchi Onwumelu In the spirit of Easter celebration, the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Paulinus Ezeokafor, on Saturday, 20 April, during his annual get-together with the poor, distributed some food items, clothing and cash gifts to over 500 less privileged in society. Bishop Ezeokafor, who performed the function at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka, ...

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Anambrarians Protest Paying Tax into Individual Accounts

-AIRS, Emblem Reps, Clear Air … By Chioma Ndife, Mercy Hills, Alexander Johnson Adejoh and Precious Ukeje As Anambra State embarks on Tax Awareness Week, TAW, citizens, home and abroad, have raised concerns over what they termed the illegal payment of tax, revenue and other payments in the state. Fides, however, gathered that the 2020 Tax Awareness Week organized by ...

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Hon Carter Enrols 150 Constituents into ASHIA

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Aguata I State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Dr. Carter Dike Nnamdi Umeh, recently at Umuchu Civic Centre enrolled over one hundred of fifty constituents into Anambra State Health Insurance Agency (ASHIA) and also paid the health insurance premium for them to enjoy all the health packages offered by the ...

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Ifite Nibo Communities Hold Interdenominational Church Service on Invaded Land

Indigenes of Umuanam, Umuizuogu and Umuekili communities of Ifite Nibo Village, Awka South Local Government Area, whose land was allegedly invaded by youths from Awka town, last Tuesday, have held an interdenominational church service on part of the invaded land, report Precious Ukeje and Uchechukwu Enem. The church service, Fides gathered, was held to bring their indigenes together to offer ...

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Fifty Years of Marriage: I would not have married Leonard

if I were looking for Men with Big Cars – Francisca Anaebo The young parish of St. Gregory Akwaeze witnessed the first celebration of fifty years of christian marriage, penultimate Saturday. Nze Leonard and Mrs Francisca Anaebo renewed the marital vows they first made to each other on June 13, 1970 then at St. Paul’s Parish Obeledu. After re-enacting the ...

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Awka South LG commences Desilting of Drainages

As part of preparatory plans as plans to avert flood in the raining season, the Chairman, Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State, Hon. Leo Nwuba, in company of his team, last Saturday 20th June, 2020 commenced desilting of drainages in Awka Ward III. According to the Chairman Awka South Local Government Area, Hon. Leo Nwuba, the project was an ...

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Breaking: Gov Obiano signs Sickle Cell Law

… 3 Years imprisonment, #200, 000 fine for offenders As part of the efforts to reduce the controllable birth of sickle cell patients, the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, recently signed the Anambra State Sickle Cell Law published by Fides Media report Mercy Hill  Alexander Johnson Adejoh and Precious Ukeje, This was made known to Fides by ...

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Association of Heads of Federal Establishment in Anambra State, Elects, Welcomes New Chairman

The Association of Heads of Federal Establishments, Anambra State Chapter, last Wednesday, June 24, 2020 elected Mr. Kehinde Aremu, State Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Anambra State as it’s interim Chairman. Fides gathered that the election of Aremu took place at the Seagate Hotel Awka, Anambra State. In his acceptance speech immediately after his election, the new Chairman ...

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Suspend NYSC Camps for 2 Years – VP Osinbanjo tells FG

..Nigerian youths react Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led Economic Sustainability Committee has recommended that all camps where the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation exercises are usually undertaken should be closed for the period of two years because of the COVID-19 protocol, which demands social distancing report Alexander Johnson Adejoh and Precious Ukeje. In a series of tweets by the Senior ...

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