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Ebonesie Progressive Union Awka Branch Celebrates Togetherness

By Abuchi Onwumelu Ebonesie Progressive Union (EPU), Awka Branch comprising Azia, Mbosi, Orsumoghu, Isseke, Lilu, and Ubuluisiuzo, all in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State, recently in Awka, appreciated God for keeping the organization together in one piece. They also marked the end of the year 2020 and the beginning of the 2021. The Chairman of Ebonesie Progressive Union, Awka Branch, ...

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Sylvester Mgbemfulu: a Priest and a Teacher

Cont’d from last edition By Valentine Obienyem We cannot study our subject, Monsignor Sylvester Mgbemfulu in isolation, but must first look at the subtle interplay of culture, tradition and heritage, all of which helped shape his outlook and even concept of reality. Among these influences, perhaps after his parents, there is his home-town. Born on the 30th of September, 1945 ...

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Obiano’s Aide Gives Scholarship to 13-Year Old Holy Childhood Member

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Executive Assistant to Governor Obiano of Anambra State on Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, Hon Comr. Tochukwu Obiadi, has given scholarship to a 13-year old member of Holy Childhood Association (HCA) of St Joseph’s Parish, (UNIZIK Temporary Site), Awka, Master Simon Onyebuchi. Fides gathered that Master Onyebuchi, who hails from Nsukka, Udenu LGA, Enugu State, ...

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Okolis Celebrate 50 Years of Marital Bliss

   … Attribute Success to God’s Presence By Chioma Ndife It was a celebration of unending love for Mr. Alexander and Mrs. Helen Okoli, who attained the golden age as husband and wife after overcoming the numerous challenges that posed threat to their union. The celebration which was held on Monday, January 4, at their home compound in Oko, Orumba ...

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Bishop Okoye Commends Otugo Family for Celebrating Matriarch at 80

 … 80 Feels like Starting anew –Lady May Otugo By Chioma Ndife The auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Bishop Diocese of Awka, His Lordship Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye has commended the Children of Lady May Uche Otugo for celebrating the graceful life of their matriarch at 80. Bishop Okoye made the commendation at St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Nimo, Njikoka ...

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Another Nigeria International, Iheanacho, Reaches Milestone

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, recently achieved a personal milestone during Leicester City’s 2-0 win over Southampton last Saturday. Fides learnt that Nigeria international was introduced off the bench as a replacement for Jamie Vardy in the first minute of stoppage time and in the process he took his career appearances as a substitute to one hundred. ...

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Odekpe Agog as Akuba II Coronated in Ogbaru

By Sunny A. Ijomah The people of Anibueze Village Odekpe in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State was on Saturday converged at the Palace of High Chief Ifeanyichukwu Nwankwo the Akuba II of Odekpe. High Chief Nwankwo before his Installation as Akuba of Odekpe, is a philanthropist who can seriously be described as a friend to all. Many also ...

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Bishop Odili Regrets Ozubulu Church Killing in 2017

By Sunny A. Ijomah The Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Most Rev. Hilary Paul Odili has regretted the loss of lives that followed the violent attack on worshippers by gunmen at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu in 2017. The Bishop who spoke while dedicating the Church, urged christians to recognise the sacredness of the Church as an institution “under the ...

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SON Initiates More Measures to Tackle Importation of Substandard Products

By Sunny A Ijomah The Standards Organization of Nigeria, SON, said it has devised more efficient measures against importation of  substandard products to protect local manufacturers. The Director-General of SON, Mallam Farouk Salim stated this during a visit to the organization’s office in Awka, Anambra State. According to him, the agency will continue to discourage importers of substandard products from ...

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