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Ihedioha frees indigent patients at IMSUTH

By Rich Odu  and Ogechi Ohiri Indigent patients who received treatment at the Imo State University Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH) but could not pay their bills have been allowed to go home on the orders of Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of the State. Announcing this in church last Sunday, the Chaplain of St. Camillus Catholic Chaplaincy in […]

Archbishop condemns oil firms for ‘sparking environmental genocide’

The Archbishop of York has called for urgent action to stop the oil spills that are devastating communities in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state. Following the release of an interim report of the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission, which he chairs, the Archbishop, Dr. John Sentamu, called the actions of oil companies operating in the Niger […]

Primate flays Church ‘flirts’ … Says it’s foolish to leave the Church that fed you’

The Primate of all Nigeria, Anglican Communion, The Most Rev. Nicholas D. Okoh says its  irresponsible for a person to leave a church that has fed and nurtured him or her, because of a problem that he or she could fix. He said many individuals are fed, clothed, educated by a church and then when […]

FG must act now – Mama Owerri

By Chukwudi Ikpe   The Federal Government has been urged to urgently rise to its constitutional responsibility of handling the security challenges in the country and protect the lives and property of Nigerians. The wife of the Anglican Bishop of Owerri and the President of the Women Ministries of the Diocese, Mrs. Chidiebere Oparah (Mama […]

28th Owerri Diocesan Mothers’ Union conference ends today with thanksgiving, awards

The 28th Diocesan Mothers’ Union Conference of the Anglican Diocese of Owerri ends today with a thanksgiving service at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Alaenyi Ogwa, in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area. The four-day conference, which kicked off on Thursday, Nov. 7, has as its theme:  “BE PREPARED; A CALL FOR ETERNITY”. Today’s thanksgiving service will […]

LG funds: SERAP asks Buhari to probe govs, chairmen

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Muhammadu Buhari to probe how the funds allocated monthly to the 774 local governments in the country are being spent. It made the request in a letter dated November 1 and signed by SERAP’s Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare. SERAP asked the President to order the Attorney […]

Sanctions await non-performing contractors in Imo

By Nick Chibunna Contractors handling government projects in Imo State have been asked to abide by laid-down standards or face sanctions. Gov Emeka Ihedioha of the state gave he directives at the foundation laying ceremony of the reconstruction of Ahiara Technical College at Ahiara, in the Ahiazu Local Government Area of Imo State. The governor […]

Mbieri stands still for Bishop Oparah, Mama Owerri

By Gid Ahanonu Mbieri community in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State was in festive mood last Sunday as they honoured their son and Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Owerri, Rt. Rev. Chukwuma Oparah, Ph.D, JP, and his wife, Mrs. Chidiebere Oparah (Mama Owerri). The epic event, which was the first of its […]

Ojukwu’s wife chides Anambra Gov … For allegedly allowing her husband’s legacies to die

Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, widow of the defunct Biafra leader, the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has lashed out at Gov. Willy Obiano of Anambra State who she said had “always been unavoidably absent” at the annual memorial lecture of her husband. Bianca, who was speaking at the Second Memorial Lecture of her husband and late […]

Prelate blasts Rochas Okorocha … Says he supervised the decay and destruction of Imo State

The immediate past administration in Imo State led by Owelle Rochas Okorocha has been blamed for the infrastructural decay and total collapse of all sectors of the state economy. The Anglican Bishop of Okigwe South Diocese, Rt. Rev. David Onuoha, made the remark while preaching the sermon at a grand reception for Rt. Rev. Chukwuma […]

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