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May 25, 2018

Why I want to be governor of Imo State – Prof Jude Njoku

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  The former Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Prof. Jude Njoku has declared interest in the Imo State governorship election.   The former Commissioner for Education disclosed this during a Press Conference at the NUJ Press Centre, Owerri, May 3. He encouraged journalists, as the watch dog of the society, to be part of the process of accessing the credibility of all governorship aspirants in the state. Prof. Njoku claimed that he is the most educated, knowledgeable, trusted, experienced, humble and easily accessible amongst all the aspirants in Imo State. The former Commissioner revealed that for Imo State…

Leadership is for service, not intimidation – Fr Ralph Madu

…As Fr George Nwachukwu celebrates silver jubilee When, on being sworn-in, late President Umaru Musa Yar’adua stated that he was going to adopt a servant leadership model, he used the metaphor to draw attention to the simplicity, sacrifice and self-giving sense of service that he hoped to bring to leadership. This he tried to live out in his presidency in spite of his fragile health. Today the notion of servant leadership and its option for the poor poses a serious challenge to Africa in general and Nigeria in particular. Rev Fr Ralph Madu, Secretary General, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, recalled…

Archbishop Obinna extols Prof. Jude Njoku

The 2014 Annual Education Week organized by the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri with the theme- “Catholic Education in Owerri Archdiocese, Reviewing for Refinement,” has colourfully come to an end last weekend with the commemoration of St. Valentine’s day. In a holy Mass well attended by students drawn from all the nursery, primary and secondary schools under Owerri Archdiocesan Education Commission, at Assumpta Cathedral, the officiating prelate, Archbishop Anthony Valentine Obinna admonished church faithful to let agape love lead, describing Valentine day as a day for showing care to the needy and not for indulgence in immorality as characterized by nowadays…

Archbishop Visits Christ The King Secondary School, Obike

History was made on Saturday, 15th February 2014 when His Grace, Most Rev Anthony Obinna came to our school, Christ the King Secondary School, Obike on Pastoral Visit. It was historical because no Student here ever witnessed such visit to our school before, which we understand happened over eight years ago. Arrival His Grace was met at the bridge by staff and students and he walked with us across the bridge. He was enraptured by the purity of the Ogochia stream, which flows from Umuowere in NguruNgor-Okpala, through Obike to Umuaturu in Etche. He was, however, confronted by angry villagers…

Some Vice-Chancellors, Rectors are power drunk – Prof. Jude Njoku, former FUTO VC

Many Nigerian leaders, including heads of universities and tertiary institutions become power dunk on assumption of duty, forgetting that sooner or later they will step down from their Olympian heights and become ordinary citizens. Prof. Jude Ejike Njoku, made the observation in a paper he delivered at the First Foundation Lecture of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) Imo State, May 16. In the lecture titled: “Academic Research and Leadership: A Challenging Experience”, Prof. Njoku reminded Vice-Chancellors and others that they hold power in trust for God and humanity and therefore should use them judiciously and with the fear…