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Inspirational Personalities With Mercy Hill

Celebrating a colossus, Fr. Ojiako @ 90

By Mercy Hill During the civil war, 1967-1970, with the Federal troops advancing on the Biafran territory, the existing female religious organizations within Biafran territory, faced an existential threat to the religious life of their members.  They feared the violation of women, nuns included, during a large-scale war.  The rape of women has always accompanied large-scale wars in history. In ...

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Celebrating a colossus, Fr. Ojiako @ 90

By Mercy Hill This week on the “Inspirational Personality” page of Fides Newspaper, we would like to invite you into the life and rhythms of someone that is better described as a colossus. The write up below is from the homily by Rev. Dr.  Chuma Anyaka at the 90th birthday celebration and 57th priestly anniversary Mass of Rev. Dr. Johnson ...

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I have been silent for many years and I decided to talk to help people now – Maureen Chiamaka Dilo

By Maureen Chiamaka Dilo How many disabled homes have you been to since 2020? I have been to some areas, mostly in Anambra and Asaba because of school. I won’t be able to travel to far places. But there’s one at Amenyi Awka that I frequent. I also visit so many other places, public schools actually to give them free ...

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My Childhood was taken away from me – Maureen Chiamaka Dilo

…I volunteer to visit Orphanage and disabled Homes to give them free haircut By Mercy Hill Please what’s your background? My name is Dilo Maureen Chiamaka, a female barber, survivor and also a philanthropist. I am a student of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, studying Micro-Biology. I am from Enugwu-Ukwu , Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. I grew up in ...

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How the Civil War Shaped my Life – Fr Obiorah

By Mercy Hill In this final part (part three), Fr Edwin Obiorah, SAN, speaks on his journey to SANship, challenges of being a SAN and a Catholic priest, some intricacies in trials and litigations, his devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, among others. Excerpts: At the event when you were conferred a SAN at the Supreme Court, Abuja, you mentioned ...

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How the Civil War Shaped my Life – Fr Obiorah

By Mercy Hill …in this part two, he speaks about his life with the army, legal studies at Cornell and his chamber experiences, birth of Equity Law Chambers, among others. In Lagos, I was the assistant parish priest at Our Lady of Assumption, Falomo, Ikoyi. Later, I became the acting parish priest for a year and then I was also ...

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10 Things to Do to Start the New Year Right in 2022

By Mercy Hill I can’t believe we are in 2022 already! How time flies! Everyone has had different experiences in 2021, some good, some bad. But despite these differences, as we ring in the New Year 2022, it will be a great opportunity for a fresh start and a new beginning for everyone. So, do you know what things to ...

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How the Civil War Shaped my Life – Fr Obiorah

By Mercy Hill Success does not fall from the sky. It comes as a result of individual toils by people who know what they want. One of those individuals is Rev. Fr. Edwin Obiorah, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), the first Catholic priest to become such globally. Here, hard work meets consistency and intellect.  In this interview, Fr. Obiorah takes ...

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APSON inaugurates new members

…Fr Anusi bags Most Innovative Clergyman Award By Mercy Hill 115 persons have been inaugurated/inducted as agents of the Anti-Piracy Society of Nigeria, APSON. This happened Saturday, 4 December 2021 at the National Light Newspaper Auditorium, Government House, Awka, during the official Inauguration of APSON/Induction of Members & Annual Award Presentation Ceremony. The Director General of APSON, Mr Frank Uduonu ...

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Here is the continuation of the interview we had with Rev Sr Dr Joyce Ezeugo

DMMM. Have a pleasant reading. You can also follow us on Facebook @Fides Media and on YouTube @Fides Nigeria to watch the video of this interview. By Mercy Hill My Study in Germany When I got to Germany, I did my course in International Health with focus on Maternal and Child Health. Upon finishing the course, I made first class. They ...

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