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DG charges corps members to use NYSC to build themselves, nation

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Scheme, has charged 2021, Batch ‘B’ , Stream 2 corps members to take advantage of the various NYSC platforms to build themselves and the nation. The DG stated this last Monday in a virtual address to all the corps members and camp officials nationwide as ...

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We’ll Increase Tempo of Support to NYSC, Masari tells DG Ibrahim

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has promised to provide adequate COVID-19 vaccines for all the Corps Members in the state. Masari made the pledge when the Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps, Brigadier General Shu’aibu Ibrahim paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Katsina. He requested the NYSC Secretatriat to liaise with the ...

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NYSC Gives 1Million Naira To Family Of Late Corps Member In Abia

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The National Youth Service Corps has again sympathised with the family of a late corps member, Mr Chikwado Ezururike in Abia State. Fides learnt that the scheme presented in a cheque the sum of 1 million naira as a death benefit to the family of the deceased. The presentation was done at the NYSC Abia Secretariat in ...

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My Good Old Lagos

By Uche Amunike I am a typical Lagos thoroughbred. I was born and raised in that city of great opportunities. Growing up there was beautiful and the memories still make my day, just remembering them. Let me spare you all the details of my childhood. Bottom line is that I won’t have it any other way. Oh well, I left ...

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Are We Losing It?

By Jude Atupulazi The Igbo people, east of the Niger, have always been known as sensible, clever; even wise. They are imbued with business acumen and can turn a desert into a river. They are industrious and adventurous. You can find them anywhere you go, so much so that even the known Igbo hater, President Muhammadu Buhari, acknowledged this when ...

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Awka Diocesan JDPC Vows to Advance the Cause of Poor Masses

    …Confers Honours, Raises Fund for Empowerment By Chioma Ndife The charity arm of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, Justice, Development and Peace Caritas, (JDPC), through its activities and programmes, has reaffirmed its commitment to continually advocate for the interest of the poor masses and contribute towards alleviating her plight. JDPC Director, Rev. Fr. Levi Ukor, made the disclosure at ...

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Fr Ifewulu Celebrates Priestly Silver Jubilee and 55th Birthday Celebration

Agulu born priest, Rev Fr Patrick Chidi Ifewulu, last Sunday, September 12, 2021 celebrated his 25th priestly anniversary and 55th birthday anniversary at St Theresa’s Catholic Church, Agulu, Anaocha LGA of Anambra State with families and friends from different walks of life. Describing the celebrant, during the concelebrated Holy Mass to mark the Silver Jubilee, the homilist, Fr. Anthony Udogu, ...

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2021 Awka Diocesan HCA Day: Amawbia Deanery Wins March Past, 1, 500m Race; Ebenebe, Egg Race

Awka, Nimo Regions Win Quiz Competition By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Activities marking the 2021 Annual Celebration of the Holy Childhood Association (HCA), Awka Diocese, has ended with HCA, Amawbia Deanery, emerging winners with a cash prize of N100, 000 for the march past competition, as well as winning the gold medal for the N1, 500m male race. In the event which ...

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Ss Peter & Paul Parish Nise Joins Dedicated Churches at 16

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Sixteen years after the creation of the parish, the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, in a well-attended solemn Mass on Sunday, September 5, dedicated the beautifully finished Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Arah, Nise, Awka South LGA, Anambra State, to be in totality, a holy place of prayer and worship to God. ...

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St John the Apostle and Evangelist Agulu Rededicated

By Precious Ukeje and Ifeoma Ogbodo Amidst euphoria and a swarm of dignitaries, the renovated building of St John the Apostle and Evangelist, Agulu, has been rededicated, Sunday, August 29, 2021. The Chief Shepherd of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, performed the rededication rites shortly after a homily, while he also blessed some other projects donated ...

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