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Archbishop of the Niger Delta Province of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, The Most Rev Tunde Adeleye, has said the suspended RUGA programme was an attempt by the Federal Government at “Islamising and Fulanising” the country.

Anglican Archbishop: Nigeria is ripe for restructuring

The Archbishop (Ecclesiastical Province of Niger Delta), Anglican Communion, Most Rev Tunde Adeleye, has stated that Nigeria as a state is “ripe for restructuring”, suggesting that the country’s federalist system is “obsolete”.

Gunmen abduct senior Anglican priest in Rivers

Reverend Canon Bernard Hanson, the Vicar of St Jude’s Anglican Church Odiemerenyi in Ahoada Diocese of the Anglican Communion and also the Clerical Synod Secretary of the diocese has been kidnapped.
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Anglican bishop: N30,000 too small for Nigerian worker

Rt. Rev. Geoffrey E. Okorafor, an Anglican priest, has said that the N30,000 new national minimum wage is too small considering the plight of the average Nigerian worker.
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Cleric: Nigeria needs a man like Buhari

Mr Ubaka Ifeabunike, Anglican Cleric in Charge of St. Peter’s Church, Enugwu–Ukwu, has said Nigeria needs a strong leader like President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle challenges facing the country.

Anglican Church asks Governor Obiano to apologise for supporting President Buhari’s re-election, allegedly insulting...

Anglican Diocese of Aguata, Anambra State on Friday asked Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano to tender unreserved apology to Ndigbo over alleged insult on President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, during the last general elections.

Cleric urges repositioning of church, nation

Rt. Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye, Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos, (Anglican Communion) has called for immediate re-positioning of the Church towards the elevation of the nation.

Cleric wants Christians to live above man’s praise

An Anglican Clergy Mr Echezona Obioha in Awka has called on Christians and Nigerians in general to live above man’s praise in order to be in tune with the teachings of Jesus Christ.
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Lent: FCT residents speak on diet, lifestyle changes

As Lenten season draws to an end, some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have described the lifestyle and diet changes made during the fast as “wholesome and sacrificial.”

Primate Okoh urges women to lead by example as change agents

Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, the Primate Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, on Saturday advised Nigerian women to lead by example to make their families proper change agents.

Imo elections: Bishop Okorafor urges Emeka Ihedioha to be magnanimous in victory

Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Okorafor, bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, has advised Emeka Ihedioha, the winner of the 9th March 2019 governorship in Imo State and those who won the state House of Assembly election to be magnanimous in victory and extend a hand of fellowship to all in the interest of the unity, progress and development of the state.

Anglican primate tasks politicians on sacrificial service

Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, the Primate, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has called on the new political leaders of the country to lead sacrificially to better the lives of average Nigerians.

Emeka Ihedioha: Let’s rebuild Imo together

Imo State Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has appealed to Anglican Bishops, the organized labour and the citizenry, to support him in his task to rebuild the state.
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Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni ‘bans’ sports betting

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has ordered his government not to issue or renew licences for sports betting firms, the country's Finance minister David Bahati has revealed.

Election: Primate Okoh warns against hate speech, turbulent campaigns

Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, Archbishop of the Metropolitan and Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has warned politicians against utterances and conduct that will not promote the rule of law, saying they should not indulge in activities that could heat up the polity during and after the 2019 general elections.

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to inaugurate Coptic cathedral after bomb blast

Egypt’s president will inaugurate the country’s biggest cathedral on Coptic Christmas Eve Sunday, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a church in a country where jihadists have repeatedly targeted Christians.

Police officer killed defusing bomb at church

A policeman was killed while trying to dismantle an explosive device outside a Coptic church in Egypt on Saturday, a security source said.
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Christmas: Anglican bishop counsels Nigerians to emulate Jesus Christ

Nigerians have been advised to emulate the Lord Jesus Christ by exhibiting peace, humility and love in their relationship with one another.

Primate tells clerics to stay away from politic

Primate of Nigeria’s Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has urged clerics across the country to maintain political neutrality on the pulpit.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army probes stolen N400 million by five soldiers

Lieutenant Audu Arihu, spokesman for the 8 Division Nigerian Army in Sokoto, has confirmed the theft of N400 million, not billions, by some lower ranked soldiers in July.

Zimbabwe increases fuel prices second time in a week

Zimbabwe hiked fuel prices on Monday for the second time in a week but most pumps remained dry, with no end in sight to shortages that are helping drive inflation rapidly higher.

Ramon Calderon: Zinedine Zidane wanted to keep Cristiano Ronaldo, sell Gareth Bale

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane "wanted to keep Cristiano Ronaldo and sell Gareth Bale" during his first spell in charge, according to former club president Ramon Calderon.
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APC: Assembly members in Edo, Bauchi undemocratic

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says political actions of some members of houses of assembly in Bauchi State and Edo in the inauguration of the assemblies are undemocratic.
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Taiwo Agbaje wow fans at GOtv Boxing Night 19

Taiwo ‘Esepo’ Agbaje wowed fans and was voted the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 19 staged at Sports Hall, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Sunday night.