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Bishop Okoye Seeks Support for Peter University

…As Awka Region Priests Reaffirm Priestly Vows Bishop Okoye Seeks Support for Peter University …As Awka Region Priests Reaffirm Priestly Vows By Chioma Ndife and Precious Ukeje The Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, last Wednesday, March 31, 2021, called on believers, clergy and laity, to make contributions towards the completion of Peter ...

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I’m not Backing Anyone, Obi Tells PDP Aspirants

By Jude Atupulazi The leader of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State and former governor of the state, Mr Peter Obi, has told all the governorship aspirants on the platform of the party that they are on their own as he has no favoured candidate. Obi’s statement is coming against speculations that he has some favoured candidates whom ...

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Easter: NSCDC Deploys 1, 936 Personnel to Combat Insecurity

By Precious Ukeje The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Anambra State has deployed not less than 1,936 personnel to combat insecurity in the state. In a release, 30th March, 2021, ASC I, Okadigbo Edwin, Public Relations Officer of the Command, said the personnel were deployed as part of the corps’ arrangements to checkmate heightened insecurity during the ...

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Why We Appreciate Peter Obi – Cleric

By Chioma Ndife The Bishop of Amichi Diocese, Anglican Communion and Proprietor of School of Nursing Sciences, Diocesan Hospital Amichi, Rt Rev Ephraim Okechukwu Ikeakor, has narrated how the Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 Elections, Mr. Peter Obi, aggressively supported the growth of the College, saying they will always appreciate him. Ikeakor was ...

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Group Demands Equity, Wants Governorship Zoned to Old Nnewi Division

By Cynthia Igbokwe A socio-political group, Federation of Old Nnewi Division (FOND) in conjunction with community leaders and stakeholders from Old Nnewi, has reaffirmed its stance on the zoning formula in Anambra Political system and demanded that the 2021 governorship position be zoned to Anambra South Senatorial Zone. The group however noted that it had been their position since the ...

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Ignore Govt Insincerity, Get Vaccinated – Bishop Ezeokafor

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, has urged the people of Anambra State to visit the designated health Centres and get themselves vaccinated. Bishop Ezeokafor, who stated this at St. Andrew’s Parish, Adazi Nnukwu, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, while delivering a homily to mark this year’s Chrism ...

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2021: Ozobialu Urges APGA to Remain Steadfast

By Abuchi Onwumelu The member representing Nnewi South I State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Sonny Ozobialu, recently at Ekwulumili, the country home of Chief Barr Ugochukwu Ewelaku, charged the members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, of Ekwulumili Ward, to remain loyal and steadfast in upholding the ideology of the party According to the ...

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UNIZIK VC Leads Charge for Women’s Participation in Politics, Leadership

…Calls for Commercialization of Campus Radio Stations By Abuchi Onwumelu The Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof. Charles Esimone, said he would lead the charge for the participation of women in politics and leadership positions, even as he called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to allow campus radio stations to engage in commercial activities and advertisements. The ...

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Black Wednesday in Isuofia

…Only the Grace of God Saved Soludo – Hon Onyeka Kidnapped Commissioner Still Missing It was a black Wednesday in Isuofia, a quiet community in Aguata Local Government of Anambra State when about four unknown gunmen stormed the Isuofia Civic Centre where frontline guber aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, was addressing ...

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What is the True Meaning of Easter for Catholics

By Princess Chinecherem Efobi And he said to them, “Thus it is written that the Messiah would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day” Luke 24:46 It is the oldest Christian holiday and the most important feast of the ecclesiastical year. In fact, the dates and celebrations of the liturgical year (including all the Christian movable feasts) ...

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