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Bishop Ezeokafor Hails Obi, Obiano on Feats in Education

Following the recent successful outings of many mission schools who participated in different examinations and quiz competitions in and outside the State, the Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor

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Take mercy to every part of the world, says Pope Francis

In this morning's general audience, held in the Paul VI Hall, the Holy Father dedicated his catechesis to the Week of Prayer for Christian unity, taking place this year from 18 to 25 January

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The Pope begins his "Fridays of mercy"

Friday, 15th January, Pope Francis began his "Fridays of mercy" with a visit to a rest home for the elderly on the outskirts of Rome

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'Buhari Should Not Take Revenge on South Easterners’

President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to consider the people of the south east geopolitical zone in the scheme of things in his government, despite the people not keeping faith with him during the last general elections.

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Jim Nwobodo Dumps Anglican for Catholic Church ... Weds Again

The former governor of old Anambra State, Chief Jim Ifeanyichukwu Nwobodo and wife, Patricia, Saturday January 9, 2016, once again united in the covenant of marriage performed by the Catholic bishop of Enugu diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Calistus Onaga.

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Awka Diocese Bans Priests from Expensive Funerals ... No More Cooking, Sharing of Souvenirs

Determined to cut the cost of burial ceremonies that have become the norm in the country, especially in the South East geopolitical zone ....

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SIM Registration .... MTN Subscribers Narrate Ordeal

MTN, Nigeria, in recent times, has been on most of their customers' neck to go back to their main offices for completion of their SIM registration.

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Fulani Herdsmen Destroy N20 Million Rice Farm in Awka North

Three Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of Tuesday, 5 January 2016, set commercial rice farms worth about N20 million ablaze in Ugbene community

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Anambra LG Chairmen Jostle to Retain Position as Caretakers

As the tenure of the local government chairmen in Anambra State draws to a close this month, Fides has gathered that a good number of them are scheming to be retained as caretaker committee chairmen of their respective local government areas

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Ojukwu's Son Commends Buhari over Telecom Reforms

Emeka Ojukwu, the son of the late Igbo leader, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari's administration on the reforms it has...

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Awka Diocese Gets 8 New Monsignors ....Loses Fr Idika

Eight priests of the Catholic Diocese of Awka have been elevated to the status of papal chamberlain otherwise known as monsignor by the Holy Father,

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Igbo Traders Shun MASSOB, IPOB

Traders in the South East geo-political zone under the aegis of South East Markets Amalgamated Traders Association, (SEAMATA) have dissociated themselves from the activities of the members of the Movement for the Actualization of a Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, and Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, vowing never to shut their businesses again for them.

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