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Ozigbo Picks PDP Ticket for Anambra Governorship

Few days after clinching the governorship ticket of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, the victorious candidate, Valentine Ozigbo, has collected his certificate of return from the national chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus. The event which took place  last Wednesday at the National Headquarters of the PDP at Wadata House, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, came as Ozigbo has promised ...

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CATCOM, Nnewi Diocese, Visits Fides Media

By Adejumoke Alebiosu and Ifeoma Ogbodo Rev Fr Martin Onwudiwe, Director, Catholic Communications, CATCOM, Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, led a team of some members of his staff on a visit to Fides Media at Fidesplex, Nodu, Okpuno, Awka, Tuesday, June 29. Rev. Fr Martin Anusi, Director, Fides Media, welcomed them and took them on a tour of Fidesplex. He introduced ...

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Promotion of Indigenous Industry, Pre-requisite for More Prosperous Economy – Bishop Okoye

By Chioma Ndife The Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, His Lordship Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, has emphasized the importance of promoting local industries, describing such as a pre-requisite for a more prosperous economy geared at improving the living standard of the common man. Bishop Okoye made the disclosure while speaking to Fides at St. Mary’s Catholic ...

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Uneasy Calm in Anambra Over Kanu’s Re-arrest

By Ikeugonna Eleke There was uneasy calm in Anambra State last Tuesday after news of the arrest of the leader of  the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, filtered in. Onitsha and Ekwulobia in Aguata Local Government Area, are among the strongholds of the IPOB leader, with thousands of youths who believe in him. But information gathered by Fides ...

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This Prisoner Needs State Pardon, Automatic Employment

Last Tuesday in Awka Correctional Centre, an unusual thing happened. An inmate of the facility, Mr Jude Onwuzulike, bagged two certificates from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Awka Study Centre. The certificates of Post Graduate Diploma and Masters of Science degrees in Information Technology were issued to him right there in the correctional premises by the Registrar of ...

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Soy Milk Drink, underrated – Dietician

By Ifeoma Ogbodo Soy Milk drink is a popular locally made drink sold in most cities and villages across the country .This Dairy-free source of milk is made solely from soya beans and is a powerhouse of health benefits. Speaking to Fides in an exclusive interview, a health expert, dietician and food plan drafter, Miss Nsikak Effiong, said Soy Milk ...

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Steer Clear of Labour Party in Anambra – NLC Warns

By Abuchi Onwumelu Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Anambra State Chapter, has warned those parading themselves as party officers to desist forthwith, noting that the party and its structure across the country were owned by the NLC. The Chairman of the body, Comrade Jerry Nnubia, who gave the warning in a chat with newsmen in Awka, stressed that the Labour Party ...

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Lawyer Berates Uba Brothers over Confusion in Anambra APC, PDP

By Ikeugonna Eleke An Awka-based Legal Practioner, Barr. Anthony Kelechi Agbasiere, has berated Senator Andy Uba and his brothers, Chris and Ugochukwu, for creating confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Agbasiere was speaking in connection to the primary election of the PDP and APC, which held, Saturday, June 26, where Andy Uba emerged ...

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Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, Anambra Chapter, EndsTown Hall Meeting

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Apex Igbo Socio-Cultural Organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, Anambra State Chapter, has concluded its statewide Town Hall Meeting with a call on Ndi Anambra to throw their support for candidates from Anambra South Senatorial District, reiterating that the body would continue to advocate for Zoning. The organization made its stand known while concluding its town hall meeting ...

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ANCSDA Presents Two-Year Scorecard in Awka

..awarded communities for accountability Obiano for Support By Precious Ukeje The Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency, ANCSDA, has made a public presentation of its achievements over the last two years in Awka, the Anambra State capital, Tuesday, June 29. The agency which also awarded nine communities for accountability, availability for monitoring and compliance with projects’ specifications, gave an ...

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