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Buhari orders stoppage of salaries of not captured workers

Workers yet to be captured under the Federal Government’s Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) platform risk not being paid by the end of October 2019. This was revealed by President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2020 budget presentation to the joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday. President Buhari stated that a directive […]

Ihedioha tasks new perm. secs. on revenue leakages in Imo

By Nick Chibunna The  Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has charged new permanent secretaries to work hard in order to block all revenue leakages in the state. Gov. Ihedioha gave the charge when he swore in the four new permanent secretaries at the Government House, Owerri. He said that his administration inherited an […]

Police move to end extortion by officers in Imo

By Ogechi Emeana The Imo State Police Command have announced plans to launch a campaign against extortion and corruption as well as other unethical practices in the force. Disclosing this to newsmen, recently, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Rabio Ladodo, promised to release a  “Complaints Response” phone number. He, however, advised the public to, […]

Ihedioha tasks Imo sports men, women

Sports officials and administrators in Imo State have been enjoined to work very hard so that more laurels would be won for the state. They were also asked to imbibe new spirit of competitiveness so that the state would bounce back to its former glory in sports activities. Imo State governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, gave […]

Ikeduru Diocese ends Synod today with thanksgiving

By Nick Chibunna The 2nd session of the 4th Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Ikeduru ends today with thanksgiving service and fund raising for Diocesan projects at St. Paul’s Anglican Church Umuhu Atta in Ikeduru Council Area of Imo State. The four-day event which kicked off on Thursday, October 10, featured, among other activities, […]

Why we embarked on massive church planting – Bishop Oparah

Bishop Chukwuma Oparah of the Anglican Diocese of Owerri has linked his passion for massive church planting to the Great Commission, from Jesus Christ. Speaking on the theme of this year’s Synod of the diocese,  “You Are Important: Divine Recognition for effective church growth and expansion (Mark 16:15) Rt. Rev. Oparah, Ph.D, quoted Mathew 28:19-20 […]

Nigerians in South Africa not criminals but businessmen – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has faulted those describing Nigerians living in South Africa as criminals engaged in drug peddling and other forms of crime. Contrary to the claims, he believes those making such allegations should be thankful to Nigerians, many of whom he says are contributing to the growth of the South African economy. The […]

Christian woman hacked to death with axe in front of 3-year-old daughter

By Leah Marie  Ann Klett A Christian man in India says his relatives became so enraged that he converted to Christianity that they murdered his wife with an ax and attempted to kill his 3-year-old daughter. Rohit Oraon, a 25-year-old from the remote village of Lukujhariya in eastern India, told Morning Star News that his […]

Gov Ihedioha promises clean environment

In line with the Green Initiative policy of Governor Emeka Ihedioha, the Imo government is poised to give the people a clean and beautiful environment to ensure healthy living of the citizenry. To achieve this the Government has engaged waste management experts to manage waste , garbage collection and disposal in the state. This will […]

Re: Crisis in Anglican Church

The proponent of the proposed Owerri Central Diocese are showing their face in a re action to BIG DEAL article I wrote on Christian Voice edition of September 21st 2019.  I carry this rejoinder wholesale and let readers draw their own conclusions.  Take a read: The attention of Proponents of the proposed Owerri Central Diocese […]