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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.
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.

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.

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.

Muhammadu Buhari cautions those dividing Nigeria with religion

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended hands of fellowship to those seeking to divide the country through religion, insisting that Christians and Muslims can flourish together.

Muhammadu Buhari: Christians, Muslims must unite

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday wrote an article for a foreign Christian newspaper, Church Times UK, in which he described himself as a descendant of Abraham, a biblical hero regarded as the father of faith, while also urging Nigerian Christians and Muslims to unite and flourish together.

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as one of the best persons to work with.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Governor El-Rufai is a good learner

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as one of the best persons to work with.
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Everton make announcement about managerial situation

Everton have confirmed that Duncan Ferguson will remain in charge for Sunday’s trip to Manchester United.

FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
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AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.