Saturday, February 17, 2018

The flaw with elections

The choice of the next true leaders of the country will be a formidable task indeed. This is so because any mistake about it will spell doom for the Nigerian state and its entire people. It will affect our future and can stunt our growth in the long term. 

Anyaoku recommends Ekwueme’s style of politics in 2019

Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku, has advised aspirants in the 2019 elections and political parties to sustain Ekwueme's legacy for a better democracy.


Sir Gab Oduah, President of the Council of Knights of St. Christopher, Owerri Diocese, has reminded his colleagues that they were called to do battle against the devil.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Celebrating Valentine’s Day on Ash Wednesday: Christ’s love made manifest By Rev. Fr. George Nwachukwu PhD

In the gospel of St. John we read, "Greater love has no one than this, that he lays down his life for his friends (John 15:13). In verse 12 Jesus said, "This is my commandment, that you love one another as I loved you. Given this mandate, the entire human race joyfully celebrates what I may describe as Ash - Valentine day. On this day we venerate St. Valentine who reigns as the patron of true and happy marriage. 

We have no role in selection of Bishops - Knights

Knights and Ladies of St. Christopher in the Anglican Diocese of Owerri have dissociated themselves from what they described as very embarrassing, misleading and misguided comments made by some contributors to an Igbo Current Affairs Programme of an Owerri-based FM Station last Monday to the effect that the Owerri Council of Knights was in disagreement with the Bishop, Rt. Rev. Cyril C. Okorocha PhD over the selection of a new Bishop for the Diocese.


The people of Awara in Ohaji/Egbema LGA of Imo State, have rejected the amnesty given to some suspected cultists who were said to have surrendered their weapons recently to the Imo State Government.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Bishop Okorocha harps on holiness as Knights end chapter meeting

Knights in the Anglican Diocese of Owerri have ended their 2018 Annual Council Meeting with a thanksgiving service at the Cathedral Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord (CATOL) where the Bishop of the Diocese Rt. Rev. Cyril C. Okorocha, PhD declared that “true religion is holiness”.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Herdsmen as masquerades

On the surface, militant killers in northern Nigeria have never been given their true names. Nigerians have always suspected, but are afraid to say that they are given false names to cover their true criminal selves and intentions. 

Synod revisits plans to reunite CoE and Methodist Church

A debate on a report containing proposals for the coming together of the Church of England and the Methodist Church will take place during this month's meeting of the General Synod.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Community outlaws funerals for dead cultists

Community leaders in Obosi, Anambra State has outlawed funerals and elaborate ceremonies at the burial of members of the community who died in the course of committing crime.

Bishop backs Obasanjo ... Says I told Buhari not run for 2015

Anglican prelate and Bishop of Egbu Diocese, the Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Enyinnaya Okorafor, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari never to pay heed to those calling on him to seek re-election in the forth-coming 2019 general election.

Imo guber: Contenders scramble for LG endorsements

The battle on who takes over from Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has taken a new dimension with front runners for the seat in the Rescue Mission camp, the Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere and Chief of Staff, Government House, Owerri, Uche Nwosu adopting new strategies to gain the upper hand, according to reports.

Friday, February 2, 2018

No way for fake rescuers in 2019 - Former AG tells Imo voters

Former Attorney-General and commissioner for Justice in Imo State, Barr. Donald C. DeNwigwe (SAN), has warned the people of Imo State to be wary of those he described as tricksters and con men who would masquerade as rescuers in the forth-coming 2019 general elections in order to earn their votes.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Give Imo more taxis, buses

The availability of cars and buses for transporting members of the public is still very poor. This should have been envisaged before tricycles were ordered off the roads towards the end of last year. 


The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), has again raised concern over the construction of bridges built by the Imo State government without plan and input from professional engineers.