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President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Geoffrey Onyeama pens tribute for Abba Kyari

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has written a heartfelt tribute to the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.
L - R Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; and the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan at a meeting on Tuesday between the leadership of the National Assembly and the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.

Senate President condoles with Speaker Gbajabiamila over mother-in-law’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on the death of his mother-in-law, Madam Mildred Bisalla.
Humphrey Olumakaiye

Bishop Olumakaiye: Pandemic not time for blame game

The Bishop, Anglican Diocese of Lagos, Bamisebi Olumakaiye, has said the era of coronavirus pandemic is not a time for blame game.
The Bishop-elect of the Orthodox Gospel Church of Nigeria (Orthodox Anglican Communion), Diocese of Lagos on The Mainland, The Venerable Funso Awe, has called on Christians in Nigeria to reflect deeply on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

Orthodox Anglican Bishop-elect admonishes Nigerians at Easter

The Bishop-elect of the Orthodox Gospel Church of Nigeria (Orthodox Anglican Communion), Diocese of Lagos on The Mainland, The Venerable Funso Awe, has called on Christians in Nigeria to reflect deeply on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and be assured of a secure future.
The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese in Anambra State, Right Reverend Samuel Ezeofor, has faulted the decision to shut down churches in the name of fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Anglican Bishop: It’s wrong to shut down churches over coronavirus pandemic

The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese in Anambra State, Right Reverend Samuel Ezeofor, has faulted the decision to shut down churches in the name of fighting the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that the ideal thing would have been to ask churches to maintain social distance.

Coronavirus: Christians mark Maundy Thursday without fanfare

Again, Christian faithful especially those of the orthodox churches like Anglican, Catholic and Apostolic faith, today marked Maundy Thursday without fanfare.
The newly inaugurated Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion-Bishop of Abuja, the Most Reverend Henry C. Ndukuba today in Abuja admonished the faithful to observe the health experts advice in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus .

Anglican primate declares three-day fasting, prayers over coronavirus pandemic

Determined to fight the novel Coronavirus pandemic with every weapon including prayers, the Primate of All Nigeria, His Grace, the Most Rev’d Henry C. Ndukuba has made a call for a 3-day Prayer and Fasting starting from today, Monday, April 6 to Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Ondo records low turnout of church worshippers

Some Churches in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo state recorded low turnout of worshippers on Sunday over the Coronavirus scare.

Coronavirus: Anglican church stops communion from one cup

The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has stopped the use of one cup for the sharing of wine during Holy Communion as one of the steps to stop the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Why we returned schools to missions

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday disclosed that his administration decided to return schools to missions and original owners in order to restore moral value in schools and arrest the activities of “profiteers and undisciplined” elements in the system.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

Anglican Bishop asks federal government to stop manhandling defenseless agitators

Anglican Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, Rt Rev Godffrey Obijuru Ibeawuchi, has warned the Federal government against manhandling people who are genuinely expressing their desires on some burning national issues.
Pope Francis

Pope expected to stand firm on celibacy in text on Amazon synod

Pope Francis is on Wednesday to release a much-anticipated text about the Amazon, which is not expected to open up the priesthood to married men in the region despite an appeal from a historic Vatican meeting of bishops last year.
Pope Francis shakes hands with the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir at the end of a two day Spiritual retreat with South Sudan leaders at the Vatican, April 11, 2019.

Pope, religious leaders send South Sudan rivals Christmas peace appeal

Pope Francis and two other religious leaders sent out an extraordinary Christmas appeal on Wednesday to the leaders of South Sudan to keep their promise to form at least a transitional unity government early in 2020.

Primate Okoh urges Christian faithful to imbibe spirit of giving

Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, the Anglican Primate of all Nigeria, has urged Christian faithful to imbibe the spirit of giving to rescue humanity.

NYSC appeals to church to release its orientation materials in Anambra

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) directorate in Anambra has appealed to the leadership of Anglican Diocese on the Niger to release its property at its Umunya temporary orientation camp.
The Anglican Church has no rift with Kaduna Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, Buba Lamido, the Archbishop of Kaduna Province, has said.

Archbishop Lamido: Anglican Church has no rift with Governor El-Rufai

Archbishop Lamido, who led a delegation of Anglican Bishops from the North-West on a visit to Mr El-Rufai on Tuesday said they had come to appreciate the governor for his decision to preserve St. George’s Cathedral, Sabon-Gari.

Primate admonishes Christians to shun wrangling

Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, Archbishop Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigerian Anglican Communion, has dedicated St. Stephen’s Anglican Cathedral in Umuahia, Abia State, capital advising Christians to shun wrangling in the house of God.

Bishop Akinfenwa: Governor Makinde administration special, doing things effortlessly

The administration of Governor Seyi Makinde in Oyo State has been commended for taking special developmental strides effortlessly.

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Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo guber: PDP chides Pastor Ize-Iyamu for adopting Comrade Oshiomhole’s style

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Manu Garba: Victor Osimhen will be big hit for Napoli in Serie A

“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.

Nigerian Breweries earns N152 billion revenue in six months

Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right), Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor (right), Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor (1st left), and Arc. Kester Ifeadi, project consultant, (2nd left), during the Governor’s inspection of the Leisure Park and Film village under construction in Asaba Monday

Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.