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August 14, 2018

Fr Patrick Iwejuo of Ahiara diocese buried

On Thursday September 6, 2016, Ahiara clergy, the religious and lay faithful, gathered at the Maria Ecclesial Catholic Cathedral Ahiara Mbaise once more to bury late Rev Fr Patrick Ezenwa Iwejuo who until his death was the parish priest of Annunciation Parish Umuchieze Ahiazu LGA Mbaise. His mortal remains were interred in the diocesan priestly cemetery after a Requiem Mass at the Cathedral celebrated by more than 86 priests within and outside the diocese including his 1995 classmates. In the homily, Rev Fr Anthony Ibe averred that the late priest was a resourceful priest in the vineyard of the Lord…

St. Thomas Umuowa thumbs up for Fr. Ojimanu – Wishes him well in new assignment

  A send-off ceremony organized by the Catholic Community of Umuowa Ngor-Okpala L.G.A., for their pioneer Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Philip Ojimanu has been concluded, Sunday, June 14, 2015 with the community members expressing delight and pride to have associated with the priest. The event, which commenced with a Eucharistic celebration was presided over by the outgoing priest and assisted by Rev. Fr. Kizito Ezenwoke, the new Parish Priest. Introducing the Mass, the chief celebrant who expressed joy for the ‘wonderful’ latitude availed him by God in the discharge of his pastoral duties, thanked the people for their convivial disposition,…

House of horror: Silence grips home of Ngor Okpala poison victims

The house of the victims of the food poison in Egbelu, Nguru Umuowa community in Ngor Okpala was almost scary; the silence around the house was frightening as even fowls in the compound felt the impact of the cold hands of death.  Our reporter,  who visited the deserted house said that it took the courage of a journalist to come close to the house where the meal that wiped out the family of eight stood above. Few villagers who walked across the compound took a conscious glance at the home of the Nwosus as if to say, “Woe betides this…

Auto crash: Why Okorocha was not treated in Government hospital

Insecurity and protracted labour dispute between the State Government and staff of the Imo State University Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH), were reasons why Governor Rochas Okorocha was not taken to the hospital for treatments when he was involved in an auto crash recently. Okorocha’s vehicle had head-on collision with another vehicle belonging to one Osita Nnawuihe on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Umuoma, Orlu, while driving himself without the usual outriders and government house ambulance. Daily Sun learnt that the governor was rushed to St. Mary’s Children and Community Hospital, Umuowa where he received first aid, while Nnawuihe was taken to…