Opinion

THE MAN PETER OBI (POLITICAL SON OF OJUKWU)

The man Peter Obi came into the lime light of Nigerian politics during the General Election of 2003. In that year, his election posters appeared along the streets of Enugu in Enugu State and Awka in Anambra State. What appeared in the posters was his picture and the writing “Is ANAMBRA STATE, A CURSED STATE”. This question ‘is Anambra state ...

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Fides Kitchen – Season of Love

By Chioma Nnagbo It’s a week of love, how do you plan to celebrate valentine with your loved ones? Daddy are you taking the family out for dinner? Mummy, what special dish are you preparing for the family? Hello husbands, what surprise do you have for your wife? So, I have something special for you all my lovers, I will ...

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Progress is our Culture

By Paschal Obi As our lives unfold as Africans, our generation today experience an uncritical adoption and assimilation of foreign values which are incompatible with our rich African heritage and profound values. The velocity at which our rich cultural values which make us peculiar and distinct from others wear off calls for an immediate attention. There is today a disintegration ...

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HISTORY OF LENT

BY WILLIAM SAUNDERS What are the origins of Lent? Did the Church always have this time before Easter? Lent is a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works in preparation of the celebration of Easter. In the desire to renew the liturgical practices of the Church, The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy of Vatican Council II stated, “The ...

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The Vulture on Our Shoulders

By Nwankwo Solomon Ewezuga Sexual abuse is the ill in our society at this present time. Most often, people who indulge in this very act find it as the only option towards resting the sexual urge. Urge of course is a sign of animality of the human species, though other living things share in this very property. The difference though ...

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The kitchen is a hotspot for bacteria and parasites

By Chioma Nnagbo This is why good kitchen hygiene during both food preparation and cooking are extremely critical in terms of preventing food borne illnesses. Bacteria may sit on kitchen counters, stick to your raw meats, and end up contaminating all those delicious foods. These being germs, they are for the most part completely invisible. Here are 8 must-follow kitchen ...

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Britain’s Brexit Debacle

By Nze Nwabueze Akabogu The year 2019 will ever remain a watershed in the annals of modern British history as the House of Commons (Parliament) on 15th January 2019 dealt a devastating blow to the already battered image and political career of Prime Minister Theresa May when the Parliament overwhelmingly rejected her controversial Brexit deal with the European Union. Theresa ...

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Christmas in Anambra

By Uche Nworah This past Christmas was my fifth consecutive Christmas celebration in Anambra State. I can still recall the very first one in 2014; the first under the Willie Obiano Administration in Anambra State. We were rookie political appointees in the Obiano Government at the time looking for ways to make our mark. The Governor, having set Anambra on ...

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Why We Should Pray To St. Michael the Archangel Everyday

By Michael Ogunu In Hebrew, Michael means “Who is like God?” Holy Scriptures describes St. Michael as the leader of the forces of heaven in their triumph over the powers of hell. He has been specially honoured and invoked as patron and protector of the Church of God from the time of the apostles. Catholic tradition assigns to him these ...

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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE CATHOLICS BISHOPS OF LAGOS ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCE

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE CATHOLICS BISHOPS OF LAGOS ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCE (LEP) AT THE END OF THEIR FIRST PLENARY MEETING HELD AT ST AGNES CATHOLIC CHURCH, MARYLAND ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16, 2019. PREAMBLE: We, the Catholic Bishops of the Lagos Ecclesiastical Province, comprising of Lagos Archdiocese, Ijebu Ode and Abeokuta Dioceses held our first plenary meeting for the year 2019 at ...

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