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Archbishop Kaigama predicts famine in Nigeria

Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has predicted that there will be famine in Nigeria because of the rising insecurity across the country, particularly farmer/herders clashes which has prevented farmers from visiting their farms for the purposes of planting or harvest.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx, chairman of the German Bishop's Conference holds a news conference in Berlin, Germany, October 16, 2019. REUTERS-Michele Tantussi

German archbishop offers to resign over Church’s sexual abuse ‘catastrophe’

One of Roman Catholicism’s most influential liberal figures, Germany’s Cardinal Reinhard Marx, has offered to resign as archbishop of Munich, saying he had to share responsibility for the “catastrophe” of sexual abuse by clerics over past decades.

Archbishop Kaigama: It’s futile struggle to Christianize or islamize Nigeria

Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, has asked some Nigerians who are dreaming or championing the cause of Christianization or islamization of Nigeria to bury such dream, and join the voyage of strengthening the peace and unity of Nigeria.
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Reverend Alfred Adewale Martins, has expressed deep concern over the killings in Southern Kaduna, challenging the government to show more will to deal with the situation.

Catholic archbishop urges Nigerian government to declare state of emergency on insecurity

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on insecurity in the country.
The Holy See, on Friday, prohibited a Polish bishop emeritus from participating in any public celebrations and meetings.

Vatican punishes Polish bishop over sex abuse negligence

The Holy See, on Friday, prohibited a Polish bishop emeritus from participating in any public celebrations and meetings.
Ejike Mbaka

Catholic priest: Father Mbaka should follow Cardinal Okogie’s lead

A Lagos cleric has chided fiery Catholic priest, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka over his partisan posture that led to the closure of his Adoration Ministry in Enugu.

Archbishop Kaigama: INEC’s shoddy conduct of polls raises doubts about credibility of election results

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, on Sunday, said for Nigeria’s elections to be perceived as credible, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must deploy technology to drive efficiency and transparency.
An Anglican Archbishop, Isaac Nwaobia, has urged the federal government to convene a national dialogue to address issues of insecurity in the country.

Anglican archbishop calls for national dialogue

An Anglican Archbishop, Isaac Nwaobia, has urged the federal government to convene a national dialogue to address issues of insecurity in the country

Group: Over 200 people killed in Benue this year

A group, MINDA Strategic Contact Group (MSCG) has disclosed that over 200 people have been killed by suspected herdsmen between January and April of this year in Benue State.

Archbishop Kaigama: Nigerians need stable democracy

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, has said all Nigerians want is a stable democracy that is productive and sensitive to the need of the common man, and addresses hunger and other basic necessities.

Father Mbaka: Archbishop Kaigama warns priests to refrain from partisan politics

Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, on Friday, reminded catholic priests of their operational law that forbids them from being involved in partisan politics.

Cardinal Onaiyekan, others express concern over insecurity, poverty in Nigeria

A Catholic Cardinal, John Onaiyekan, and other Christian clerics have expressed concern over insecurity in the country, urging political office holders to assist government to tackle the menace.

Father Mbaka’s sin

Father Ejike Mbaka, Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu attracts controversy the way flies are attracted to dung. He is completely unfazed about it. He comes across as a priest who does not mind what Pope Francis once referred to as “the sin of scandal”.
Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Archbishop archbishop asks President Buhari, service chiefs to resign over insecurity

As Nigeria wallows under the burden of insecurity and hunger, some citizens have joined the rank of those calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari and the service chiefs if they can no longer guarantee peace.

South-east governors, opinion leaders meet over insecurity

Governors of the South-east and opinion leaders in the zone are currently in a closed-door security meeting at the Government House, Enugu State.

Methodist Church urges Nigerian government to step up anti-terrorism strategy

The Methodist Church of Nigeria, Diocese of Uyo, has urged the Federal Government to ramp up the country’s security machinery to check terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC: Why some Nigerians want Isa Pantami to resign, why he should not

The Muslim Rights Concern has urged the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, to ignore calls by some people that he should resign.

Nigerian government urged to heed calls for restructuring, check self-determination

National President, Christian Association of Clergies in Nigeria (CACN), Archbishop Yimam Orkwar, has advised the Federal Government to heed calls by different nationalities in the country to restructure, as failure to do so may spell doom for the nation.
The thoughts of Canadians are with Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family as they mourn the passing of Prince Philip on Friday, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Prince Philip: Funeral to celebrate ‘unwavering loyalty’ to the Queen

The Duke of Edinburgh’s “unwavering loyalty” to the Queen, service to the nation and “courage”, will be celebrated at his funeral later.
Canterbury Cathedral is holding a remembrance service for Prince Philip as the UK continues to observe a period of national mourning. The service is being livestreamed now on our website and is being led by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who is also set to lead Prince Philip’s funeral next Saturday.

Prince Philip: Special service to be held at Canterbury Cathedral

A remembrance service for the Duke of Edinburgh is to be held in Canterbury Cathedral this morning as the UK observes a period of official mourning.

Family facing ‘unprecedented threat’ in Nigeria – health expert

A public health expert has said that the family, as a unit of the society, is facing an “unprecedented threat” in Nigeria.

Archbishop of Canterbury mourns Prince Philip

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has expressed his condolences over the passing of Prince Philip.

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UEFA backs down over Manuel Neuer’s rainbow armband

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The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the union might embark on an industrial action if the Federal Government does not listen to their demands.

SSANU threatens strike over Nigerian government’s directives on workers of staff schools

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
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Police arrest school proprietor for ‘sexually harassing’ 14-year-old

The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
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French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.

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Ekiti: 22-year-old man to die by hanging for armed robbery

A High Court in Ado Ekiti on Thursday sentenced a 22-year-old man, Kehinde Olajide, 22 to death by hanging for armed robbery.

Jamiu Abiola: MKO, Kudirat died in vain if Nigeria’s democracy collapses

Son of Chief MKO Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential election, Alhaji Jamiu Abiola has floated a foundation named after his mother, Alhaja Kudirat Abiola to work for peace and unity of Nigeria in the face of agitations for secession.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun: Female police officer gives birth to triplets

The Commissioner of Police in the State, Edward Ajogun, visited the family in Kemta area of Abeokuta metropolis on Wednesday in company of the executive members of Police Community Relations committee (PCRC).
Manchester United have made an improved offer for Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho.

Manchester United make improved offer for Jadon Sancho

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