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NYSC Taught Me Humanitarian Service – Anaocha LGA TC Chairman

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The newly appointed Transition Committee Chairman of Anaocha LGA of Anambra State,  Hon. Gerald Ikechukwu, has described The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as a huge national asset that helps the youth develop interest in humanitarian service. He made the description recently when staff and Corps Members of NYSC Anaocha Local Government paid him a courtesy visit ...

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NYSC Osun Pays Homage To Orangun Palace, Seeks Continued Support

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The NYSC Osun State Coordinator, Mrs Olayinka Abdulwahab, recently paid a courtesy visit to the Orangun of Oke-Ila, Oba Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin, Aroyinkeye 1, in his Palace in Òkè-Ìlà, Ifedayo LGA. During the visit, she appreciated the entire community of Oke-Ila for its unwavering support to the achievement of the Scheme’s objectives According to her, the NYSC ...

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EFCC Hails Corps Members, Restates Commitment Against Vote-Buying

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended the National Youth Service Corps for its deployment policy of posting Corps Members to all the nooks and crannies of the country to add value to their host communities. It said the commission would strengthen the existing partnership with the NYSC to ensure that the country enjoys free, ...

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Ahiara’s Loss, Nigeria’s Gain: the Okpaleke Lesson

By Fr George Adimike On Saturday, August 27, all roads and air routes led to Rome where an illustrious son of Igbo Land, then Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke, Arch Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia, was created a Cardinal by Pope Francis. Ordinarily, that event could have passed for yet another epochal one in the life of the ...

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Adazi-Enu Catholic Community Equips Two Priests for Optimal Performance

…As Duo Increases Number of Indigenous Priests to 24 By Chioma Ndife The Catholic Community in Adazi-Enu, Anaocha LGA, Anambra State, has equipped her two priests, Rev. Frs. Anthony Chisom Chukwudi and Paschal Ezeilo, with all vital requirements needed for them to function effectively in their various places of assignment. The two priests were empowered for optimal performance through the ...

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CYON Awka Celebrates World Youth Day

By Adejumoke Aminat Alebiosu The Catholic Youth Organisation of Nigeria, CYON, Awka Diocese, celebrated the 2022 World Youth Day last Sunday, August 21, at St Andrew’s Catholic Church, Adazi-Nnukwu, Anaocha L.G.A, Anambra State. The celebration kicked off with a Holy Mass presided over by His Lordship, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, Catholic Bishop, Awka Diocese. He was represented by Very Rev. ...

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Chief Iyom Deborah Mgbako Remembered 2 Year After

By Adejumoke Aminat Alebiosu The Mgbako Royal Family in Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka L.G.A., Anambra State, has held memorial ceremonies for the late Chief Iyom Deborah Ifeoma Mgbako who was born on February 18, 1950 and died, March 16, 2020. The memorial ceremonies commenced with a Vigil Mass in the family compound on Friday, August 19, 2022, while the memorial Mass was ...

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Oldest Catholic Priest in Awka, Ekwulobia Dioceses,

Turns 90, Marks 57th Priestly Anniversary By Mercy Hill and Zita Chidera Ezeno The oldest priest in Awka and Ekwulobia Dioceses, Very Rev. Fr. Prof. Johnson Ojiako, has turned 90, with his birthday celebration and 57th priestly anniversary taking place last Sunday. The ceremony started with a Holy Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, G.R.A., Awka. The celebrant who ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Confirms 177 in Faith at St. Michael’s Akwaeze

…As Parish Celebrates Patron Feast By Chioma Ndife The Chief Shepherd of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has confirmed over 170 deserving faithful in faith. Bishop Ezeokafor administered the Sacrament of Confirmation on the faithful on Sunday, August 21, at St. Michael’s Parish, Akwaeze, during the parish’s Patron Feast Day. Speaking at the visit, Bishop Ezeokafor ...

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2023 Obi, Soludo Meet, Trigger Speculations

By Ikeugonna Eleke The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Mr Peter Obi, and the governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Friday, August 19, met at the Anambra State Governor’s Lodge in Amawbia in a development that has triggered more questions than answers. The meeting which lasted for about two hours was held behind closed doors. The reason ...

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