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June 20, 2018

Imo NMA ends Physicians’ Week …Honours Dr. Chineme Anyaeze

  The Nigerian Medical Association, Imo State Chapter, during the grand-finale of its 2017 Physicians Week among other events conferred the prestigious Award of Distinguished Medical Practitioner (DMP) on Dr. (Chief) Chineme Michael Anyaeze, a dexterous Urology Surgeon. The event took place at the Villa Garden Hotel, New Owerri, Imo State, recently. In his address on the occasion, Dr. Darlington Akukwu, Imo State Chapter chairman of NMA said the award was a reward for good work done by the recipient whom he said has consistently contributed to the sustained growth of the medical profession in particular and humanity in general,…

CKC Old Boys hold thanksgiving Mass … Visit Motherless Babies

CKC Onitsha Old Boys

  As Catholics worldwide celebrated the Feast of Christ the King on Sunday 26th November, 2017, members of Christ the King College (Onitsha) Old Boys Association, Imo State branch together with their wives, held a thanksgiving Mass to thank God for his blessings upon their members during a mass to celebrate the feast. In his homily during the thanksgiving mass held at St Thomas More Catholic Parish, Area E New Owerri, Rev Monsignor (Dr) Anthony Njoku said they are using the feast to declare to the world that Christ is the King. Monsignor Njoku went down memory lane to recount…

Crisis mars CAN election in Owerri

The trouble bedeviling the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Imo State Chapter, entered a feverish pitch last week when the third attempt to hold election for new officers failed. According to Trumpeta newspaper, the election scheduled to hold on Friday July 22 after a 10- hour debate and misunderstanding could not hold due to the modalities set aside for the said election. The major disagreement was when some group of members of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria/Christian Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN/CPFN) refused to allow members from the other bloc, the Organization of African Instituted Church (OAIC) to be voted…

St. Mark’s New Owerri donates wheel-chairs to physically challenged persons

  St. Mark’s Catholic Parish New Owerri has donated five brand new wheel chairs to the National Association of Physically Challenged Persons, Imo State Chapter. Presenting the wheel chairs to the executive of the association on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the parish, the Assistant Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Paschal Onyeneke, said the presentation followed an appeal made to the parish recently by the association, requesting wheel chairs for their indigent members. Fr. Onyeneke, who represented the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Mark Njoku, said following the appeal, some parishioners and good spirited Christians made generous donations to assist the organization….

ANA honours Dr. Lambert Onumaegbu – bemoans Nigeria’s lack of reading culture

Officials of ANA present certificate of Honour to Dr Lambert Onumaegbu (in suit) The Imo State Chapter of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Sunday, April 26, 2015 honoured one of her own, an author, journalist and educationist, Dr. Lambert Obinna Onumaegbu. The occasion was the 2015 Reading Session held at the country home of the retied Director of Education/School Principal at Duruemezie Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli LGA. Dignitaries that graced the occasion included: former Director General of the Imo Broadcasting Corporation (IBC), Mr. Alex Nwahiri, the State Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), Chief B.U. Ezeji…

Comrade Oguamanam sworn in as CGC youth leader

-As Imo Governor inaugurates CGC officers The Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has sworn-in the elected members of the Community Government Council (CGC) of 637 Autonomous Communities in the state. The ceremony which took place on Monday, May 5, 2014 at the Ahiajoku Convention Centre, Owerri, attracted the presence of notable politicians in the state, including Prince Eze Madumere, Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, His Lordship, Hon. Justice B.A. Njemanze, Chief Judge and Prof. Anthony G. Anwuka, Secretary to the Imo State Government. Others were Sir Jude Ejiogu, Chief of Staff, HRM…

ACD holds congress in Imo State – Elects new officers

Members of Imo State Chapter of Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), elected new executives of the party on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the party secretariat in Owerri.   The political gathering was well attended by party faithful who converged from the 27Local Government Areas in Imo State.  A high powered delegation from the National Secretariat in Abuja, led by the National Treasurer, Alhaji Musa Takin and Hon. Manga S. Asha, the National Secretary of the party graced the event.   The event was presided over by Sir M.A. Iroegbu, South-East Zonal Chairman and Chief Joseph Odonye.   In an…