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Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Anglican Bishop: Coronavirus a blessing in disguise

Rt. Revd Manasses Okere, Bishop, Anglican Diocese, Isiukwuato in Abia, has said that the Coronavirus pandemic was a blessing in disguise as it created room for domestic church to thrive.
Emeritus Bishop of Ahiara Diocese, Peter Ebere Okpaleke has been formally installed as the first bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia.

Bishop Peter Okpaleke installed as first Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese

Emeritus Bishop of Ahiara Diocese, Peter Ebere Okpaleke has been formally installed as the first bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo state Branch, on Sunday urged Christians to take advantage of the significance of Palm Sunday to imbibe the culture of living a life of sacrifice.

Churches witness low turnout for Palm Sunday service

Many churches in Awka, Anambra capital witnessed a low turnout of worshippers on Sunday for the Palm Sunday service as they comply with social distancing orders by the government.
Catholic Bishop Peter Okpaleke

Pope appoints Reverend Okpaleke as Anambra diocese bishop

Pope Francis on Thursday inaugurated the Diocese of Ekwulobia in Anambra State and appointed Most Rev. Peter Okpaleke as its bishop.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi: Nigeria sadly transiting to religious economy

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 polls, Peter Obi, has called on leaders at all levels of government to address key needs of Nigeria such as employment and support for Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises.

Federal government working to tackle herdsmen, farmers crisis – Anambra governor

The Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has assured that recurring crisis being experienced between cattle herdsmen and indigenous farmers in Nigeria was being tackled by the federal government.

Expect more beating, harassment from Nigerians – Catholic Bishop tells politicians

Recall that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, recently attacked a former Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, for his alleged silence during the 2017 ‘Operation Python Dance’ which led to the death of some members of the pro-Biafra group.

Anglican Bishop: Bloodletting getting out of hand

The Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Rt Rev. Alexander Ibezim, has reminded government, both at the federal and state levels that they owe Nigerians the duty of protecting their lives and properties.

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says President Muhammadu Buhari will speak to Nigerians on the Lekki shootings when he has all the facts on the incident.
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#EndSARS: Police parade 10 ‘looters,’ recover stolen goods in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Friday evening paraded no fewer than ten suspected looters and arsonists who under the guise of the EndSARS protests broke into some government and private establishments in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday.

#EndSARS: Hoodlums attack Customs command, injure officers

Hoodlums, masquerading as EndSARS protesters, attacked the Kwara Command warehouse of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in Ilorin on Saturday with the intention to loot.