Anglican bishop blames parents for social vices
Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Imo State, Geoffrey Okorafor, has said that parents should be blamed for youths’ engagement in cultism and other social vices in the country.
Cleric commends National Assembly for rejecting FG’s plan to downgrade Enugu Airport
Anglican Bishop of Egbu Diocese, Owerri North, Imo State, Geoffrey Okorafor, has commended senators for refusing Federal Government’s plan to downgrade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Use Paris Club refund to settle workers’ salary arrears, Ekiti NLC, TUC tell Fayemi
The leadership of the labour unions in Ekiti State has urged Governor Kayode Fayemi to use the Paris Club refund to pay workers’ salary arrears, gratuities and pensions. The union leaders said that the labour would beam its searchlight on the usage of the money once it is paid by the Federal Government. They said…
N30,000 new minimum wage too small, says clergyman
The Bishop of Egbu Diocese of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Owerri North, Imo State, Geoffrey Okorafor, has condemned the N30,000 new minimum wage, describing it as "too small" and incapable of solving monthly basic needs of the workers. The cleric said this at the weekend during a special church service at the Cathedral Church…
Easter: ‘See yourself as father of the nation’
As Christians celebrate Easter, bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Owerri North, Imo State, Geoffrey Okorafor, has urged President Buhari, to see himself as father of all Nigerians, and not sectional. Okorafor made the appeal in his Easter message at the weekend, arguing that since Nigerians from all parts of the country cast their…
CAN, clerics task governors on looting, good governance
Chairman of the Northern Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Yakubu Pam, has urged newly elected governors in the 19 states of the region to hit the ground running to develop their states. This comes as General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye charged winners of elective…
Prioritise 2019 polls, Okoh tells Nigerians
Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, has urged Nigerians of voting age to exercise civic duty by voting into office competent politicians for the advancement of the nation. The archbishop, who spoke at the weekend while inaugurating an ultra-modern bishop house, chapel and commemorating the 60th birthday of the bishop of…
Stop answering his excellency while seeking guber positions, cleric cautions
Anglican Bishop of Egbu Diocese in Imo State, Geoffrey Okorafor, has advised politicians seeking the governorship position to stop answering “His Excellency” while seeking office.