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June 20, 2018

Anambra Governor Dedicates Victory to Blessed Iwene Tansi   

  … As Bishop Warns Against Disarming Vigilante Groups in S’East Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has attributed his victory in the November 18, 2017 election to the miracle of the Blessed Father Iwene Tansi and called on Vatican to beatify the late Tansi as a Saint. Obiano said his winning in all the 21 LGAs in Anambra was Tansi’s miracle hence, Vatican should not wait for another miracle to beatify Blessed Tansi. He said no such record has taken place in the history of the state. He said this during a thanksgiving Mass for the inauguration of his…

Anambra Election: Archbishop Okeke cautions politicians

Archbishop Valerian Okeke on Anambra elections

…We don’t want blood shed Ahead of Nov. 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, the Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke has urged politicians in the state to conduct themselves peacefully and make Anambra an example to other states of the federation. The Archbishop admonished them not to shed blood or throw the state into chaos adding that politics is not a do or die affair. The Archbishop gave the advice at the Onitsha Prisons where he celebrated his 64th birthday at the weekend. Most Rev Okeke said he will commission the new skill acquisition centre he is…

Onitsha Tanker Accident: Archbishop Tasks Nigerians on Attitude

  Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese in Anambra State, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke, has enjoined Nigerians to use the recent tanker accident in Onitsha to reflect on the uncertainty of life. Archbishop Okeke gave the advice when he led top members of the clergy from the archdiocese to the scene of the incident at Upper Iweka and Toronto Hospital Onitsha, to commiserate with the injured victims. He said many recent events should remind people that life was so uncertain and temporal. He said: “Incidents like this show clearly the uncertainty and temporality of life.  Thus, it is wise that everybody…