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Concession: Government and Communities Clash

Some host communities are seriously protesting and are determined to resist Governor Rochas Okorocha's concession of some parastatals and health facilities in Imo State. The...

Women may now have their feet washed at Holy Thursday – Pope

Pope Francis has changed the rules for the Church's traditional foot-washing ceremony on Holy Thursday, issuing a decree allowing women to participate in what...

Our God is God of mercy/not god of back to sender, holy ghost fire...

At a time when our people are confused by the fake teachings of the self-styled “men of God”, and intimidated by the neo-pagan image...

For now, only God knows my successor – FUTO VC

As Professor Cyril Chigozie Asiabaka rounds-off his tenure as the 6h substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Owerri, FUTO, speculations are rife...

Marriage Has No Expiring Date – Priest warns at mass wedding

Christian couples have been warned to remember at all times that the sacrament of matrimony they received has no expiring date. The warning was given...

VC fetes Journalists – Seeks greater co-operation

The Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) fests journalists within and outside the state at the weekend, during which the Vice Chancellor,. Prof. Chigozie...

Woman pours hot water on 12-year-old boy over N100

The Lagos state Police Command has arrested a 39-year-old trader, Chinwe Abasi, for allegedly brutalising a 12-year-old boy, Chinedu Okorie, with hot water in...

At last, Okorocha sacks over 3000 workers … more to go

When the National Executive of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), led by its President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba visited Owerri penultimate week in solidarity with...

Ndigbo condemn Olisa Metuh’s court appearance in handcuffs

More condemnations have continued to trail the treatment given to the PDP's Publicity Secretary, Mr. Olisa Metuh, by the Nigeria Prison Service. Metuh, who is...

KSJI Holy Cross Commandery 422 inaugurates New Executive

Grand President harps on supremacy of KSJI constitution A 10-man Executive Council has been inaugurated to run the affairs of the Holy Cross Commandery 422...

Check-mating the Lassa Fever Epidemic

Recently, there has been an upsurge of the dreaded Lassa haemorrhagic fever, otherwise called the Lassa Fever. The ailment took its name from Lassa,...

A Call to Live the Culture of Mercy

A Pastoral Statement issued by the Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province at the end of their First Plenary Meeting held at the Assumpta...

Msgr. Clement Chigbu goes home

The remains of Msgr. Chigbu being conveyed to the priests' cemetery at the Cathedral for interment.   ..He's a long suffering soldier of Christ The remains of...

Oweaya appointed Owere Interim PG

A renowned community leader, Chief (Dr.) Christian Oweaya Anukam (Agbawodikeizu) has been appointed Interim President-General in Owere. The 63 registered age grades which constitute the...

Lassa Fever: Cross River warns residents against ‘drinking garri’

Amid fears of a Lassa fever outbreak, the Cross River government has warned residents of the state against drinking “Garri'', a staple made from...

European Union Replies Biafra over calls for independence – UK MPs react

The high representative for foreign affairs of the European Union has responded to a letter by Washington-based Organization of Emerging African States (Oeas) seeking...

Tallest Statue of Jesus Christ Commissioned In Orlu

The Catholic Bishop of Orlu, Most Rev Augustine Ukwuoma recently commissioned the tallest statue of Christ, ever seen in Africa at St. Aloysius Catholic...

Bishop Ochiagha Celebrates 35 Years Episcopal Ordination

After his 35 years of Episcopal Ordination, he is still looking young and healthy as well as attending every diocesan function and contributing to...

Homily: Appeal to Igbo Political and Religious Leaders – Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah

When I saw two missed calls from Jim Nwobodo over a week ago, I decided to return the call immediately. He sounded quite excited...
Sunday readings

Sunday Readings: THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Cf. Ps96:l.6 O sing a new song to the Lord; sing to the Lord, all the earth. In his presence are majesty and...

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