Acknowledge God, impact lives, Bishop Mogekwu urges leaders

Acknowledge God, impact lives, Bishop Mogekwu urges leaders

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (middle); his wife, Dame Edith (3rd right); Senator James Manager (2nd right); Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (right); PDP Chairman, Delta State, Chief Kingsley Esiso (2nd left); Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (left) and Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Dame Nkem Okwuofu,(the celebrant ) at a reception at the Event Center, Asaba, after her Thanksgiving Service at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Anglican Communion. The Bishop of Asaba…

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Bishop Elue inaugurates beatification panel for Rev Fr. Anslem Ojefua

Bishop Elue inaugurates beatification panel for Rev Fr. Anslem Ojefua

Bishop Michael Elue, Catholic Bishop of Issele Uku Diocese. By Austine Enunwa The Catholic Bishop of Issele Uku Diocese, Most Rev, Michael Elue, on Sunday, inaugurated the diocesan inquiry on the beatification and canonization of Rev, Fr, Anselm Ojefua. Addressing journalists shortly after the inauguration at the St Paul’s Catholic Cathedral, Issele Uku in Aniocha North local government, Bishop Elue reaffirmed that before a saint was declared it must be subjected to various critical examination…

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Giving to charity, a true Christian’s obligation, says Ogidi-Gbegbaje

Giving to charity, a true Christian’s obligation, says Ogidi-Gbegbaje

Sir Edwin Ogigi-Gbegbaje. By Patrick Omagbemi Members of the public have been urged to give alms to the less privileged in the society to alleviate their plight. The call was made by the Permanent Secretary, Directorate of Government House and Protocol, Asaba, Sir Edwin Ogidi-Gbegbaje, while delivering his remarks during his visit to Pro Labor Dei Orphanage in Asaba over the weekend. He said, “I decided to celebrate my 55th birthday by mobilising friends and…

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PERSPECTIVE – The voice of Bishop Kukah crying in the wilderness

PERSPECTIVE – The voice of Bishop Kukah crying in the wilderness

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Nigeria. Comrade Owei Lakemfa. By Owei Lakemfa Easter is a season of peace. But what peace can there be when evil struts the land in the garb of bandits and terrorists maiming and killing? What peace can be proclaimed over a land in which even state governors with full security complement are being attacked? It was, therefore, logical for the reflective Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most…

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PERSPECTIVE – Buhari government on AWOL?: Full Easter sermon of Bishop Kukah

PERSPECTIVE – Buhari government on AWOL?: Full Easter sermon of Bishop Kukah

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese. Nigeria: Before our glory departs By Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah If a religious leader is afraid to say what is right, what else can his silence mean but that he has taken flight? Hiding behind a wall of silence is like taking flight at the approach of the wolf. Pope St. Gregory the Great (540–604 AD). 1: Easter Sunday is here again. But first, let us…

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Easter: Okowa calls for prayers for Nigeria to surmount insecurity

Easter: Okowa calls for prayers for Nigeria to surmount insecurity

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called on Christians to use the period of Easter to pray for the state and country as insecurity and other socio-political inadequacies threatened the nation’s stability. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor said that Easter was a time for Christians to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and again, reawakened by its…

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Reps Minority Caucus, urges national regeneration, hope at Easter

Reps Minority Caucus, urges national regeneration, hope at Easter

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, Minority Leader, House of Representatives. The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Easter for spiritual regeneration as well as re-dedicate themselves and pray for God’s intervention in the security challenges facing our country. The caucus in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, stressed that Easter, which marks the resurrection of the Lord Jesus…

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Ibori Mourns the Death of Mrs. Omatsola Williams

Ibori Mourns the Death of Mrs. Omatsola Williams

late Mrs Omatshola Williams. Chief James Onanefe Ibori has described the death of Mrs. Omatsola Williams as a big blow to Delta State. He said in a press statement that Mrs. Williams, who was a founding member of the Peoples Democrartic Party (PDP), served in various capacities in several administrations in Delta state, and was a repository of the state’s contemporary history. During Ibori’s 1999 -2007 administration of Delta state, Mrs. Williams served first as…

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Reps Minority Leader Ndudi Elumelu mourns Shola Williams

Reps Minority Leader Ndudi Elumelu mourns Shola Williams

Late Mrs. Omatshola Williams. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has expressed great shock over the demise of Mrs. Shola Williams. Hon. Elumelu in a statement he personally signed, said that the news of the passing of the former Commissioner for Women affairs and Social Development in Delta State, was a sad development, and noted that her death is a great loss for the people of the State. He described…

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Speak truth to leaders Okowa urges clergy

Speak truth to leaders Okowa urges clergy

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (right) presenting a Birthday card to Apostle Johnson Suleman, at Omega Fire Ministry, Auchi, Edo State. Sunday 28/3/21. PIX: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday urged the clergy in the country to be bold and speak truth to political leaders so as to make the nation better. The governor gave the charge at a special church service to celebrate birthday of the General Overseer of Omega…

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