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Onyedịkachukwu, Ikechukwu and … You might be wondering what these people mentioned above did or what happened to them. You might actually ask what story is coming up. Nunquam, there’s no story; these are the Igbo equivalents of the Archangelic names of Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. Generally, we knew the angels of God from the Scriptures and many of us encounter them personally at various points in our lives knowingly or unknowing. Nevertheless, they are called angels not because it’s their nature but because of the functions they do as God’s messengers. By their nature, they are divine heavenly spirits. Some of the names of these angels are gotten from their ministries. Ohh, I don’t mean prayer ministries or government ministries which has almost lost their original motives and meaning today. Yes, “ministry” is derived from the Latin word “Minister, ministri” meaning “Servant, servants”. So, the proper names of the…

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