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CHRISTMAS: Bishop Okeke urges Nigerians to seek God’s face, help the needy

CHRISTMAS: Bishop Okeke urges Nigerians to seek God’s face, help the needy

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Anglican Bishop of Orlu Diocese, Rt. Rev. Benjamin Okeke has stressed the need for Nigerians particularly the leaders to use the period of Christmas to genuinely repent and seek God's face in the face of myriads of tough challenges confronting the nation.The prelate also harped on the need for the rich and average to shun all manner of extravagant spendings during the season aimed at showing off or displaying affluence but rather consider helping the poor, needy, widows and orphans during Christmas.Bishop Okeke gave the advice in his Christmas message, a copy which was made available to Nigerian Newsguide.He reminded Christians that God's eternal love for mankind was the sole reason he sent his only son to be born and die that man may be free from every bondage.The prelate harped ...
Wike : Using Igbos as Tool for his Presidential ambition

Wike : Using Igbos as Tool for his Presidential ambition

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I have waited patiently to see the reaction of Ohaneze Ndi lgbo and South East governors over the massacre of lgbos in Obigbo,Rivers State which was facilitated by no less a person than the governor of the state, Nyesom Wike and l am appalled at the cowardice exhibited by lgbo leaders.Looking at the political system in Nigeria, it is very clear that winning the presidential election of this country without the full support and backing of the North is practically impossible. This is so because of the real or imaginary population of the northern states.To gain a massive support from the north, I discovered that a particular system has been discovered by politicians as a quick access, this is what I call the “like what I like and hate what I hate” syndromeWhat could this be? Well, le...
As Nigeria Slides Into Another Recession

As Nigeria Slides Into Another Recession

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Just when Nigerians thought they have seen it all having experienced the worst form of post-independence democracy, then came a troubling news that the most populous country in Africa has slipped into a second economic recession in five years and, also its worst economic decline in four decades.For the records, recession is a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activities are reduced, generally identified by a fall in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in two successive quarters.Recession, no doubt, portends danger for our nascent democracy and economy, and it is something that no country can wish for, especially in this post covid-19 era, having battled the pandemic that have resulted to the deaths of millions of people across the globe and crippling of e...
Organize reception in honour of Archbishops Ndukuba, Uche

Organize reception in honour of Archbishops Ndukuba, Uche

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Group tells Uzodimma, Southeast GovsA call has gone to Imo State Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodimma and indeed all Southeast governors to as a matter of urgent importance and in appreciation to God organize a grand civic reception in honour of two great Igbo sons who are occupying top most ecclesiastical positions in Nigeria today.The reception has become imperative as a move to showcase these men of honor, thank God on their behalf and also to prove a point to all Nigerians that Ndigbo from the East can make Nigeria proud in leadership positions in all facets.The two top Nigerian religious leaders of Southeast extraction in reference are His Grace, Most Rev. Dr. Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba, Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and His Eminence, Most Rev ...
Imo Accountant General, Obieze extols virtues of Msgnr. Ibole

Imo Accountant General, Obieze extols virtues of Msgnr. Ibole

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A worthy knight of St. Mulumba and Accountant General of Imo State Sir Valentine Obieze has showered accolades and encomiums on a Roman Catholic Priest, Very Rev. Patrick Ikechukwu Ibole who was recently elevated to the rank of Monsignor.Speaking at a reception in honor of the newly elevated priest at St. Michaels Catholic Church Amakohia Owerri last Sunday, Sir Val Obieze who is the Parish Pastoral Chairman and Coordinator of the reception organizing committee described Rev Ibole as an outstanding minister of God whose messages and lifestyle are synchronizing at all times. He said monsignor Ibole's cordial relationship with his parishioners was worthy of emulation and enjoined other priests to learn from the man of God.The Accountant General who was particularly elated that good ...
2023 Igbo Presidency: Is Okorocha among the prophets?

2023 Igbo Presidency: Is Okorocha among the prophets?

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By Chidi EmeagiPermit me to start this piece with a bible passage so popular among both adherents of Judaism and Christianity. 1 Samuel 10:10-13 reads thus; “When Saul and his servant arrived Gibeah, a procession of prophets met him; the spirit of God came upon him in power, and he joined in their prophesying. When all those who had formerly known him saw him prophesying with the prophets, they asked each other, what is this that has happened to the son of Kish? Is Saul among the prophets? A man who lived there answered, “And who is their father? And it became a saying “Is Saul among the prophets? After Saul stopped prophesying, he went to the high place”.Saul of course, history has it, was the first king of Israel. After such a long time ranging from the Torah (Patriarchal period...
Akaraonye Solicits Support Of Journalists to Build Stronger Union

Akaraonye Solicits Support Of Journalists to Build Stronger Union

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As Imo NUJ holds 2nd edition of Legacy AwardBy Stanley OkehieThe Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Imo State Council, Chief Chris Akaraonye has appealed for support of journalists in the state to build a stronger and reliable union.Akaraonye made the appeal penultimate week during the 2nd edition of Imo NUJ Legacy Award held at Rockview Hotel Owerri.According to the Chairman, Imo NUJ Legacy Award was established in 2013 by the immediate past Chairman of the Council, Sir Innocent Igwe “to recognize people who have contributed in touching lives of others either in development or capacity building.”“Those given award today are privileged because we selected them based on merit”, Akaraonye said while calling on Journalists in the state “to calm down and help to build a s...
UGONNA OZURUIGBO: CELEBRATING AN ADMIXTURE OF BUSINESS/ POLITICAL GENIUS AND RARE DIVINE GIFT TO HUMANITY AT 43

UGONNA OZURUIGBO: CELEBRATING AN ADMIXTURE OF BUSINESS/ POLITICAL GENIUS AND RARE DIVINE GIFT TO HUMANITY AT 43

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By Chidi Emeagi0803 804 7883At exactly 07:12am on Thursday, 26-11-2020, I had an unquenchable urge to write a piece about one man, one advantage and rare gift of God to many in our clime. I quickly dropped all I was doing, pondered a while and then after deep thoughts and radical retrospections, resolved to write on the above topic.Nigerian Newsguide is a weekly newspaper that appears on the newsstands only on Mondays, and so Thursday was not a day to publish this wonderful piece.Whilst waiting to fully develop the work, I decided to pen down a few lines and sent to the man of the moment vide SMS thus; “Let me be among the first to congratulate you on this special event in your life. You mean well for humanity and have stopped at nothing to touch many lives in several...
Nigerian Soldiers on Course Tour To  ADAPALM

Nigerian Soldiers on Course Tour To ADAPALM

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History was made last week as researchers from Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State, who are conducting a research on covid-19 pandemic and national security, visited Adapalm Nigeria Limited, Ohaji, Imo State.The team which came in company of the Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Imo State Government House, Barr. Emeka Agbo, was led by Commodore H.D Zakaria.According to Mr. Zakaria, they came to Imo State to ascertain the level Imo Government has gone in terms of sensitizing the citizens about Corona virus, its effects and control; and as well to carry out a comprehensive survey on its effects on Imo environment, economy and citizenry.Conducting them round the Adapalm facilities, the General Manager of Adapalm Nigeria Limited Ohaji, Hon. Goddy Esom Obodo, in ...
VAL OBIEZE: WHEN A BUREAUCRAT, PRO-MASSES AND HUMILITY-PERSONIFIED FELLOW IS IMO ACCOUNTANT GENERAL

VAL OBIEZE: WHEN A BUREAUCRAT, PRO-MASSES AND HUMILITY-PERSONIFIED FELLOW IS IMO ACCOUNTANT GENERAL

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The position of Accountant General of any state or that of the federation is one office not meant for learners and dull brains. It is an office where figures, calculations and critical plus and minuses are considered before crossing the T’s and dotting the I’s or else you blame yourself. For these reason, calm, reasonable and responsible persons with supersonic intellects are always on the saddle in this office.In Imo state today, the office of the Accountant General is occupied by one man who does not only posses the qualities mentioned above but with other extra uncommon qualities and qualifications which had singularly singled him out among his predecessors and contemporaries in other states.Sir Valentine Chukwukamma Obieze, from Akatta in Oru East Council of Imo State is indee...