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MASSOB Accuses FG of Sponsoring Recent Attacks in Igboland

By Ikeugonna Eleke The leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Mr Uchenna Madu, has accused the federal government of sponsoring attacks in Igboland. The group said this was found out through its intelligence arm and that the aim was to portray the Southeast and the secessionists as turning violent. In a press ...

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Another Police Station Attacked in Imo

By Jude Atupulazi Barely three days after a severe attack by unknown gunmen on the Imo State Police Command Headquarters and the Correctional Centre in Owerri, the unknown gunmen have again attacked Mbieri Divisional Police Headquarters situated in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State in the early hours of last Thursday. Reports have it that the fleeing gunmen ...

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ANSPOLY PRO’s Dad Marks 80 Year Anniversary

By Abuchi Onwumelu The father of Mr Sunday Chukwuanu Okagbue, the Public Relations Officer of Anambra State Polytechnic (ANSPOLY), Mgbakwu, Sir Christopher Chukwuanu Okagbue, KSJI, on Good Friday turned octogenarian. Fides reports that he marked his 80th Birthday with a Thanksgiving Mass on Sunday, 4th April, 2021, at St. Alphonsus’ Catholic Church, Nkpor, in Idemili North Local Government of Anambra ...

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28 Escape Death in Ihiala Auto Crash

By Jude Atupulazi A total of 28 persons narrowly escaped death last Wednesday after a ghastly auto crash at Azia Junction in Ihiala, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. They include 18 male adults, 6 female adults, 2 female children and 2 male children. The crash which involved three vehicles was between an unidentified driver of a Man Diesel ...

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Nigeria: Before our glory departs

If a religious leader is afraid to say what is right, what else can his silence mean but that he has taken flight? Hiding behind a wall of silence is like taking flight at the approach of the wolf. Pope St. Gregory the Great (540–604 AD) 1: Easter Sunday is here again. But first, let us step back to Friday. ...

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Post Easter Weddings Manifestation of Christ’s Resurrection Power in Different Facets of Human Life – Fr Emma Duru

…As St Gab Okpuno PPC Vice Chair Marries Off Daughter By Precious Ukeje Reverend Fr Emmanuel Duru, Priest-in-Residence, St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Abagana, has said weddings that come immediately after the Easter celebration are manifestations of Christ’s resurrection power in different facets of human life, especially in matrimony. Fr Duru, who was the homilist at the joining in ...

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South Sudanese Bishop Launches Multiple Feeder Roads, Says Hundreds of Thousands to Profit

By Peter Mapuor Makur The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Tombura-Yambio Diocese recently launched 11 feeder roads in his episcopal see, which, he said, would benefit hundreds of thousands when completed. In a March 16 interview with Ruru Gene newsletter of Tombura-Yambio Diocese, Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala said the roads will facilitate access to essential local amenities and services. “The ...

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Why I Celebrated Birthday with Retired Priests – Lady Lilian Ejy-Akwuba

… Donates AC to the Home By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Deputy Director, Social Welfare, Oyi LGA, Anambra State, Lady Lilian Ejy-Akwuba, LSM, has given reasons for celebrating her 50th birthday with retired and old Catholic priests of Awka and Ekwulobia Dioceses. Lady Ejy-Akwuba, who spoke when she hosted her golden jubilee birthday for the retired priests, family and some friends ...

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