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Ekwulobia Diocesan Priests Increase by 4

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia has added four new priests to her ranks following their ordination, July 10, at St Joseph’s Cathedral, Ekwulobia, Aguata LGA, Anambra State, by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CADEK), Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke. The well attended 2021 ordination, was the second priestly ordination of the one year and ...

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Hike in Fees Report, Misleading – UNIZIK VC

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Professor Charles Okechukwu Esimone, says there is no increase in tuition fees for students of the institution. Esimone said other dues like faculty, department, association and others, were not increased, but, instead, Nnamdi Azikiwe University had maintained the fees the way they were since 2019 till date, without ...

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AIRS Boss Reads Riot Act to Fake Revenue Agents, Collectors

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Anambra State Revenue Service AiRS, Dr David Nzekwu, at the Revenue House, Awka, through the Taxpayer Education and Enlightenment Team, TEET, AiRS office, warned those he described as unauthorised revenue agents to desist forthwith or face the full weight of the law. The AiRS boss, who gave the warning at his office ...

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FiBROM Award: No Winner for Month of June

The Fides Best Reporter of the Month (FiBROM) Award for the month of June, 2021, failed to emerge after the Editor-in-Chief said no story met the benchmark, reports Ifeoma Ogbodo. Disclosing this at the editorial meeting of Fides, last Monday, Mr Atupulazi, the Editor-in-Chief, however noted that two stories came close to winning the award but fell short of doing ...

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Obi Felicitates with Archbishop Okeke on 40th Priestly Anniversary

By Jude Atupulazi The Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the last elections, Mr Peter Obi, has hailed the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha and Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province, Most Rev Valerian Okeke, on the celebration of his 40th priestly anniversary, while commending his contributions to society and human development. Obi, in a ...

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Lawmakers Visit Disputed Plot at Ngozika Housing Estate, Awka

….Assures on Peaceful Resolution By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Public Petitions has assured the allotee of Plot four hundred and thirty-two, Ngozika Housing Estate, Awka, and the Anambra State Housing Development Corporation, of amicable resolution of the matter between them. Fides reports that the chairman of the committee, Honourable Emeka Aforka, gave the assurance ...

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We Have Made Significant Progress Since Elected Says Ikenga PG

Ikechukwu Anako, President General, Ikenga Town Union, Aguata Local Government Area, Anambra State, says the community has made significant progress since he and members of his executive assumed office, reports Precious Ukeje. Anako and members of the ITU executive were elected last December in an election that ended a ten-year stalemate in the community, having suffered a severed relationship between ...

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Women Task FG on Insecurity,Unemployment

By Cynthia Igbokwe The Anglican Women’s Conference, Diocese of Awka, Province of the Niger, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari- led Federal Government to tackle the spate of insecurity and unemployment in Nigeria. This was contained in a Communique at the 35th Awka Diocesan Women’s Conference, held at St. Mark’s Church, Aguluzigbo, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, ...

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Due Process: Lawmakers Summon Head of Service, Works Commissioner

…Cancel Employment Exercise By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State House of Assembly has summoned some officials of the state, including Commissioners for Work, the Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice, as well as others, to appear before it on July 15 to throw more light on the reported sleazy process of recent employment at the Anambra International Airport, Ministry of Justice and ...

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