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Archbishop Ibezim Collates New Archdeacons, Installs New Canons in Awka Diocese

Archbishop, Province of the Niger and Bishop of Awka diocese (Anglican Communion), The Most Reverend Alexander Chibuzo Ibezim PhD, JP, on Sunday collated 5 Archdeacons and installed 11 Canons at the Cathedral Church of Saint Faith, Awka. The Archdeacons Collated were Revd. Canon Christian Afamefuna Chilotam Chinwuko; Revd. Canon Rex Chika Kanu; Revd. Canon Nehemiah Ikechukwu Ugoagu; Revd. Canon Goodness ...

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COOU Management Did Not Dislodge ASUU-COOU Congress – PRO

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Public Relations Officer of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu University (COOU), Chukwueloka, Christian C. PhD, has said that the university management did not dislodge the Congress of the member of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, as reported in the media. In a statement signed the institution’s Image Maker and made available to Fides at Igbariam Campus ...

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Nigeria @60: Corruption is Our Greatest Challenge – Archbishop Ibezim

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Archbishop, Province of the Niger, and Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Alexander Ibezim, PhD, has described corruption as one of the greatest challenges retarding the development of Nigeria and urged leaders to deemphasize graft, to enhance her socio- economic growth. Most Reverend Ibezim who stated this while fielding questions from newsmen at Emmaus, Awka ...

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Strike: We Are Solidly Behind ASUU National -ASUU-COOU Chairperson

…Says Branch Still On Strike By Abuchi Onwumelu The chairperson of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), ASUU-COOU chapter, Comrade Alph. Okey Aniebo says the branch is strongly behind the industrial action embarked upon by the national body of the association, even as he urged the members of the public and students to disregard any claim that lecturers of ...

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Anglican Diocese of Lagos Donates N5M to Less Privileged

The Diocese of Lagos, Anglican Communion, on Thursday, June 11, donated N5 million cash and medical supplies to the Lagos State Government. The Anglican Diocese also doled out food items to less privileged families in the state. Bishop, Humphrey Olumakaiye, while making the donation, said the diocese deemed it necessary to lend her support to the laudable efforts of the ...

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Washington National Cathedral Announces Staff Layoffs as COVID-19 Hits Finances

The Washington National Cathedral has announced on June 16 that it is making staff cuts “that are both necessary and hard to accept” as the economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic mounts. Effective, July 1, the cathedral will reduce its full-time workforce by 15%, eliminating 13 full-time and 13 part-time positions. Another 12 full-time employees will be fully or partially ...

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Bishop Ezeofor Tasks Parochial Church Committee at Ezinifite

Bishop Ezeofor, wife and others at the service The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese, Right Reverend Samuel Ezeofor, has tasked members of the Parochial Church Committee and other organizations in Aguata Diocese to be focused and ensure adequate training for its members. Bishop Ezeofor who is also the National Chairman of the Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion, EFAC, insisted ...

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