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Governor Okowa: We must tolerate dissenting views

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged those in position of authority to guard against arrogance and be careful about who they take advise from.

Archbishop Chukwuma: Federal government yet to refund £200,000 used for ex-VP Ekwueme’s treatment

The federal government has reportedly not refunded the £200,000 used in the treatment of the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme.

NYSC promises empowerment to curb unemployment

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra on Monday promised a bouquet of training and empowerment activities to new Corps members toward curbing the challenges of unemployment in the country.

Nigerian Army bars officers from attending church services outside barracks

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has barred officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army from attending church services outside the barracks.

CAN: Herdsmen destroyed 500 churches in Benue

Benue State Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Akpen Leva, yesterday, disclosed that herdsmen incursions in the state has led to the destruction of over 500 churches in parts of the state.

Saudi crown prince meets Archbishop of Canterbury

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a private meeting Thursday with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, where he made a “strong commitment” to interfaith dialogue, the archbishop’s office said.

Meghan Markle baptised ahead of royal wedding in church of England

U.S. actress Meghan Markle has been baptized by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the spiritual head of the Church of England, ahead of her royal wedding in May to Britain’s Prince Harry.

Alex Ekwueme: Earth to earth

Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s venerable vice president from 1979 to 1983, gave up the ghost in a London hospital last November 19. It has taken me a whole two months to write a tribute in his memory because I have yet to reconcile myself fully to the reality of his departure.

We’ll continue manhunt for wanted cultists – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has said that following the killing of Don Waney’s younger brother, Oluchi Igwedibi, also known as Obataosu, the manhunt for others declared wanted by the State Security Council will continue.

Nigeria’s economy not booming – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has observed that Nigeria’s economy is not booming yet.

Anambra workers to get accumulated leave allowances

The Anambra State Government says it will pay the accumulated arrears of leave allowances owed its workers in November, 2017.

Anglican Bishop carpets President Buhari, says ‘you’ve failed Nigerians’

Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Rt. Rev. Paul Udeogu, on Saturday, carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari over what he called ‘his unfavourable style of leadership’ which he said has left many Nigerians in anguish.

Dead civil servant buried with money to ‘bribe’ God

The body of a Ugandan civil servant who was buried with Shs200m to “bribe” God, has been exhumed.

Anambra guber: Ekwueme’s daughter emerges Obaze’s running mate

Chidi Ekwueme-Onyemelukwe has emerged the running mate of Oseloka Obaze, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the November 18 Anambra governorship election.

Obiano distributes N258.5m to faith-based hospitals

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano says his administration is committed to improving healthcare delivery across the state to provide affordable and accessible service for all.

Fela Kuti celebrated 20 years after death

It is exactly 20 years since Nigerian music legend and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti died on August 2, 1997 at the age of 58.

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