Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Imo health boss swings into action

The new Commission for Health in Imo State, Dr. (Lady) Angela Uwakwem, has announced plans to equip rural hospitals with men and materials.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Monitor family access to Internet, TV - Christians charged

Christians have been enjoined to closely monitor what their family members watch in the internet, televisions and other electronic media so as to ensure that godly values are maintained.

Bishop harps on need to assist the less privileged

Helping those in need have been described as one of the most important attributes of Christian worship that moves the hands of God.

Cleric blames family members

The Administrator of the Cathedral Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord (CATOL) Owerri, Venerable Akajiaku C. Chukwuocha, has posited that, most sexual abuses that occur in families, these days and even in recent years past, involve mainly members of the families of the victims, and or those who are close to them, and regrettably, he added, the culprits are elderly members of the affected families.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Ex-priest gets life in prison for killing of parishioner

A jury in US has sentenced an 85-year-old former priest to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher and former beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served.

Bishop Kukah drills Buhari

Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to shift his attention away from hypocrites in his government if he intends to have a smooth sail to a second term.

Monday, December 18, 2017

I induced no one to take oath - Ararame, says he is devout Christian

A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) and serial governorship aspirant, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, has denied allegations of forcing party members to take an oath in exchange for their loyalty.

Imo not economically ready for restructuring - OCCIMA boss

As the clamour for restructuring continues to gain momentum, an industrialist and former President of the Owerri Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agricultural (OCCIMA), Mr Frank Nneji, has declared that Imo State is not economically ready for a restructured Nigeria.

Imo FRSC gets 20 new towing vans

The Imo State Chapter of the, Federal Road Safety Corps, Imo State Command, has distributed additional 20 towing vehicles to various formations in the state for the immediate removal of all abandoned vehicles on the highways.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Give late NUP boss state burial - Group tells Gov

A group under the aegis of Ikeduru Circle of friends led by its President, Dr. Anslem Opara, has paid a condolence visit to the family of late Sir Gideon Ezeji, the former Chairman of Imo State Union of Pensioners at his house in World Bank Area, New Owerri, Imo State.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Advent, time to prioritise God - Pope

Pope Francis on Sunday kicked off the Church's Advent season saying it is a time to let go of the worldly distractions that take us away from God, and focus on growing closer to him through prayer and concern for others.

Angry reactions trail Ekwueme’s death

Various groups and individuals have been speaking on the death of former Vice President Alex Ekwueme who died recently at a London hospital.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Politicians can mess you up - Bishop warns religious leaders

Religious leaders have been charged to beware of the antics of politicians which tend to subvert their authority and influence among the people of God.

HTC Uratta Chapel gets new name

The Anglican Bishop of Owerri, the Rt. Rev. Cyril Okorocha PhD, at the weekend, paid a pastoral visit to the Holy Trinity Church (HTC) Uratta Parish where he performed the foundation laying ceremony of a new church.

Okorocha may name successor January

Baring unforeseen circumstances, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State may name his successor in January 2017.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Count down to 2019

I think I can with justification begin now to anticipate 2019, the election year. It is-not too early to do that now. A war a cripple is informed about in time does not consume him. He starts early to find his way to a safe distance. He does something nobody can do for him, about his nearness to danger.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Voters demanded money from me - Says Chidoka


The candidate of the United Peoples' Party (UPP), Mr. Osita Chidoka, has alleged that voters demanded money to vote for him in the just-concluded gubernatorial elections in Anambra State.

The world needs peace - Okoh

The peace the world so desperately needs today is the Man Jesus, especially in these last days, the Primate of Church Nigerian (Anglican Communion) Nicholas Okoh has declared in Abuja.

Herdsmen menace in Okpala: Anglican priest, Royal father send SOS to govt

Farmers in Amala, Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State have appealed to government and security agencies to intervene and avert another looming faceoff between herdsmen and farmers in the area following the destruction of their farm produce by the herdsmen's cattle.