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St. Paul’s Nkwerre holds graduation ceremony

The St. Paul’s Nursery and Primary School Nkwerre, in Nkwerre Local government Area of Imo State, has held its 2014 graduation and send forth of nursery three and primary six pupils. Speaking at the occasion, the Archdeacon of Nkwerre Archdeaconry and Vicar of Nkwerre Parish in the Anglican Diocese of Orlu, Ven. Uchenna T. Ahams, […]

Okigwe Diocese marks 5th anniversary with crusade

The Anglican Diocese of Okigwe recently marked its fifth anniversary with a five-day mega crusade which took place at St. Andrew’s Church, Okwelle. The Archbishop of Niger Delta Province and Bishop of Niger Delta North, Most Rev. I.C.O. Kattey, ministered at the crusade where many were said to have given their lives to Christ and […]

30 Anglicans confirmed in Okwudor

The Archbishop and Bishop of Orlu Diocese, the Most Rev. B.C.I Okoro, Ph.D has confirmed 30 Anglican faithful at a confirmation service last week at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Okwudor, Njaba Archdeaconry headquarters in Njaba local governmental area of Imo State. The Bishop charged them not to be covetous about earthly pleasures adding that they […]


COMMUNIQUE The Centre for Women, Gender and Development Studies, FUTO, and the Federal University of Technology, Owerri Women Association (FUTOWA) observed with great concern the increasing incidence of sexual violence against girls. It is the hostile and criminal act or attempted act of sexually degrading, dominating, humiliating, terrorizing, dehumanizing and controlling a girl. It takes […]

Don’t compromise your faith -Bishop tells new communicants

Bishop Chidi Collins Oparaojiaku of the Anglican Diocese of Ohaji/Egbema of Imo State penultimate Sunday confirmed 30 persons as new communicants of the diocese, admitted 14 women into women’s guild and another four into Mother’s Union of the Church of Nigeria. Preaching a sermon at a special church service marking the exercise at St. Paul’s […]

NUP fetes past leaders By Nick Chibunna

Members of the immediate past executive of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), Imo State Chapter, led by High Chief (Dr) Emeka Onwumere were last Wednesday feted by the Union for their services to the union. The event which took place at the Union’s headquarters Owerri, Imo State capital was graced by special invitees, friends […]

Gov Okorocha tours Ngor-Okpala By Chinasa Ogbonna

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has embarked on a tour of the 27 local government areas in the state to ascertain the level of work on the projects in the local government areas. During his visit to Ngor-Okpala, the governor said that the tour was also for him to know the problems of the […]

Egbu clocks 35, marks one year of Bishop Okorafor’s consecration

It was double celebrations as the Diocese of Egbu, on St Mathias Day, marked both the35th anniversary of the formal inauguration of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and the consecration anniversary of the second Bishop of the Diocese, the Rev Geoffrey Enyinnaya Okorafor, at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Bishop Court, Egbu in […]

Don’t turn Valentine’s Day into ‘Day of sin’

As people all over the world look forward to the Valentine’s Day, popularly called Lovers’ Day, on Friday, February, 14, an Anglican Cleric has advised observers of the Day, especially youths, to shun sinful acts on that day, such as fornication, adultery, homosexuality, lesbianism, robbery and the like. Rev. Canon Kingsley Nwosu, the Parish Priest […]

Why Christians must say ‘no’ to ‘Indian Hemp’

Amid efforts being taken in many U.S. states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, theologian John Piper offers at least two biblical reasons why Christians should stay away from the “mood-altering, mind-altering” drug. Marijuana is often compared with caffeine, but there’s a difference, says Piper on the blog on the Desiring God ministry website. […]