Remembrance, Stories 17/10/2019 by Sefa 'Shake Speare' Ikpa

What Sort of Country Do We Live In?

Fire raged at a major market for hours unabated. A commercial city like Onitsha did not have fire fighting services. Eventually, they borrowed a fire fighting truck from Asaba, capital of another state. On getting to the fire, the borrowed truck did not have enough water in it.And so, people stood by and watched their means of livelihoods and even […]

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Remembrance, Stories 10/10/2019 by Gemanen Ajio-Gyuse

Honourable John Ajio Gyuse (1935 – 2002)

Dear Papa, Let me first and foremost give you the greetings from your wife, Comfort M Gyuse, my wife, Suzzie Gyuse who never had an opportunity to know you, my children as well as my brothers and sisters. We all miss you and think about you even as you left us over 17 years ago. You actually breathed your last on 20th July […]

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Remembrance, Stories 11/06/2019 by Dr Stephen Akuma

Farewell Bro, Till We Meet Again – Dr Akuma

Last week Saturday, we buried our friend and brother, Kaave Kelvin, who until his death, was the Coordinator of SAN. He was a gentle, soft-spoken, God-fearing, loving, hardworking, honest, resourceful and courageous man. He coordinated all the activities of Stephen Akuma Network (SAN) with a high sense of moral rectitude and transparency. He was a team player and he patiently listened […]

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Remembrance, Stories 22/08/2017 by Joan Agabi

Grand Dad!

Last night I thought of you. Since you have been gone so much has happened. Your values imbibed, you legacy lives on. All those random people you trained in school are nowhere to be found but it’s human nature I guess. Kpen the lady you wanted to take for eye surgery made everyone cry wen she kept touching your casket […]

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Remembrance, Stories 4/08/2017 by Rev. Solomon Mfa

Some Good Deeds Are Never Forgotten

Dead But Still Living In 2004, I was ordained a priest and posted to St Michael’s Parish, Jato-Aka. It was rough and tough for me because I was a young and inexperienced priest who lived in the township all his life and was posted to a village without the things I was used to. Life was hard because we the […]

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Remembrance, Stories 28/07/2017 by Hemdo Dav

I Will Never Forget This Day Daddy

I will never forget this day Daddy when I ran up to your hospital room with my little water flask to serve your tea as usual, and I met the Doctors covering you with a white cloth, I saw my world shattering instantly right in my face at the fastest speed of life, and I broke down, I begged the […]

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Remembrance, Stories 31/05/2017 by Aondoakaa Fele

Bereavement Announcement

‘I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that day – and not only me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.’ – 2 Timothy 4:7 – […]

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Remembrance, Stories 13/05/2017 by Iorliam'Amo Shija

Who Killed Charles Ayede

A tragedy befell the then Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, on 8th May 2011. On this fateful day, he sat with wife, Late Lady Mimidoo Katsina-Alu at his country home, Lessel, Ushongo Local Government, Benue State, when suddenly, a mango tree fell and killed her. As a matter of fact, it was reported that Chief Alu himself had […]

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