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FCE(T) Umunze Awards NCE, PDE, to 2,093 Graduates at 26th Joint Convocation

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba No fewer than 2,093 graduates who were found worthy in character and in learning, were on Friday, March 26, awarded with various academic qualifications on the occasion of the 26th Joint Convocation Ceremony of the Federal College of Education (Technical) (FCE(T), Umunze, Orumba South LGA, Anambra State. The 2021 convocation ceremony which was for graduates, who had ...

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Excellent Teachers, Vital for Excellent Education Process – Professor Ogbuagu

…As FCE (T) Umunze Holds 26th Convocation Lecture By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Dean, Faculty of Physical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikwiwe University (NAU), Awka, Professor Josephat Okechukwu Ogbuaggu, mni, has called for the revitalization of teachers to produce excellent teachers, necessary for the actualization of excellent education process. Professor Ogbuagu made the call, March 25, while delivering his lecture as the guest ...

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We Reject Sexual Abuse in Awka – Bishop Ezeokafor

…As Diocese Holds Seminar on Abuse By Rev Fr Obinna Dike The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has reiterated his diocese’s commitment to zero tolerance to sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable persons by priests or other ecclesiastical workers in his diocese, Awka. The prelate said this in his opening address at the seminar with the ...

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2021: Group Begins Search for Best Candidates

By Jude Atupulazi A political pressure group, Great Anambra Forum, GAFORUM, is to meet with political parties with a view to assessing and selecting the best candidates ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State. Addressing newsmen in their secretariat in Awka, last Wednesday, the facilitator of the group, Engr Fabian Ozoigbo, said the move became necessary to ...

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7 Years in Office: Anambra Mandate for Good Governance Hails Obiano

By Abuchi Onwumelu The entire members of the Anambra Mandate for Good Governance (AMFGG) last Wednesday congratulated Governor Willie Obiano on his 7th Anniversary as the helmsman of Anambra State. In a congratulatory message signed by the Acting National President of the Association, Hon Chief Achike Nnamdi, and the National Secretary, Hon Chief Cyprian Okereke, and made available to Fides, ...

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Lawmakers Meet with Otuocha Education Zone Principals

By Abuchi Onwumelu The members of Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Basic Education, led by Hon Sir Ejike Ikechukwu, recently held a meeting with the Principals of Secondary Schools under Otuocha Education Zone at the Assembly Complex with a call on them to shun indolence, absence from duty, laxity, and misconduct. The committee called on principals of secondary ...

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Nnabuife Unveils 3 New Books

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Newspapers and Printing Corporation (Publishers of National Light Newspapers), Sir Chuka Nnabuife, has unveiled three new books written by him. Addressing the media at ANPC Complex, last Tuesday, Nnabuife gave the names of the three books as: Homeland Catalysis (More than just Anambra Narratives); Mbize (Rage of Red ...

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ANSAA Clears Air on Billboard Destruction

By Abuchi Onwumelu Recently, a section of the media was awash with allegations by the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Sen. Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, that Anambra State Government officials were seen pulling down billboards he paid for. But speaking to Fides in Awka, the Managing Director/CEO of Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency, Chief Jude Emecheta, said the ...

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NCS Reveals Identity of Inmate Freed in Anambra by Gunmen

– Announces N.2m Reward for Information to Recapture Inmate The Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) has revealed the identity of the inmate freed by gunmen in Anambra State last week, while returning from court. The command also announced a reward of N200, 000 for anyone who could provide useful information that could aid the recapture of ...

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