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The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.

Badagry needs polytechnic – Reps member

The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.
Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

Catholic bishops ask Pope to open priesthood to married men

Catholic bishops gathered at a special Vatican assembly called on Pope Francis Saturday to open the priesthood to married men in the Amazon, as well as giving women a greater role to play and making damaging the environment a sin.
Chan Tong-kai, who is accused of killing his girlfriend in Taiwan last year, outside Pik Uk Prison in Hong Kong on Wednesday. He had been serving a sentence for money laundering.

Hong Kong frees murder suspect whose case led to protests

A Hong Kong murder suspect whose case sparked the city’s extradition bill crisis made a public apology today as he was released from prison amid an escalating political row with Taiwan.
An Australian judge on Thursday sentenced Graeme Lawrence, 77, to eight years in jail, for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy in 1991 local media reported.

Former Anglican dean jailed in Australia for child sex abuse

An Australian judge on Thursday sentenced Graeme Lawrence, 77, to eight years in jail, for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy in 1991 local media reported.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, archbishop of Westminster, and British Ambassador to the Holy See Sally Jane Axworthy, with a portrait of Cardinal John Henry Newman at an event at the Vatican to celebrate his canonization. Alessandra Tarantino-AP

Cardinal Newman becomes first Catholic English saint in centuries

Cardinal John Henry Newman, a renowned 19th-century Anglican convert and leading Victorian intellectual, is set to become the first English Catholic saint of the post-Reformation period on Sunday.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: The seed for greatness lies in schools

The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has said the seeds for greatness are mainly sowed early in school.

Primate Okoh indicts political class for insecurity in Nigeria

Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, on Wednesday attributed the festering insecurity in the country to the illicit activities of some among Nigeria’s political class.
L-R: Ekiti State Governor; Dr. Kayode Fayemi, presenting the MOU document to Bishop of Ekiti Anglican Diocese; Rt. Rev. Dr. Christopher Omotunde and Very Rev. F.O. Bankole during the signing of MOU of transferring Christ’s School, Ado Ekiti to the Anglican Communion, in Ado-Ekiti on Monday.

Ekiti governor returns school to Anglican church

Nigeria’s state of Ekiti has returned Christ School, Ado-Ekiti, to its original owner-the Anglican Communion, in fulfillment of its promise to return all mission schools to their original owners.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Quality education expensive, scholarships only way out

Sen Magnus Abe on Sunday said that quality education was very expensive, and urged individuals, corporate bodies and religious institutions to provide scholarships to brilliant indigent scholars.
Humphrey Olumakaiye

Xenophobia: Anglican communion advises Nigeria, South Africa

The Diocese of Lagos, (Anglican Communion) has condemned in totality the ugly trend of xenophobic attacks of Nigerians and other African nationals by South Africans which reached its peak recently and has since sparked pockets of violent reprisals from citizens of victim-countries, especially Nigeria.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap Imo Anglican Bishop’s wife

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted the wife of the Anglican Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese, Emmanuel Maduwuike, on Friday.
The Bishop of Ekiti Diocese of Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Christopher Omotunde, has called on the Ekiti State Government to enact a law that will attract maximum punishment for anyone convicted of rape or child abuse.

Bishop advocates capital punishment for rapists

The Bishop of Ekiti Diocese of Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Christopher Omotunde, has called on the Ekiti State Government to enact a law that will attract maximum punishment for anyone convicted of rape or child abuse.
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.
Geoffrey Enyinnaya Okorafor

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.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

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.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.