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Edo CAN chairman secures second term with one vote

Bishop Oyonnude Kure, Edo State Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) was on Monday night returned for a second term with just one vote, scoring 27 votes to get delegates’ affirmation for his executive to serve a second term.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

Anglican Bishop asks federal government to stop manhandling defenseless agitators

Anglican Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, Rt Rev Godffrey Obijuru Ibeawuchi, has warned the Federal government against manhandling people who are genuinely expressing their desires on some burning national issues.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Insecurity: Ohaneze president, monarchs walk out as IGP meets South-East governors

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, is currently in a closed-door meeting with governors of the South-East at the Government House, Enugu.

Bishop Kukah: Only Northern Muslims holding strategic positions under President Buhari

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, on Tuesday, hit President Mohammed Buhari hard.

Read full address of Bishop Kukah at funeral of slain seminarian

Homily of His Lordship Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi at Good Shepherd Seminary Kaduna (11th February 2020)

Bishop Kukah: Nigeria not worth dying for

Bishop Mathew Kukah, the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Tuesday, attacked President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he has introduced nepotism to the military and relegated national interest to the background.

Bishop Kukah: Nigeria not worth dying for

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, on Tuesday, in Kaduna, expressed displeasure with the alleged poor management of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: President Buhari never promised to make public declaration of assets

The presidency has vehemently refuted claims that President Muhammadu Buhari at any time during his electioneering campaigns in 2015 and 2019 promised to make a public declaration of his personal assets.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Peacekeeping: Nigerian Army officer bags Commonwealth Peace Award

The Commanding Officer, 72 Special Forces Battalion Makurdi, Lt. Col. A.D. Alhassan, has been honoured by the West African College of Freelance Journalism, for the tremendous achievements recorded under his command.
A Ghanaian cleric, Bishop Daniel Obinim of the International Godsway Ministries has started selling holy oil which according to him will protect members from contacting coronavirus disease.

Pastor begins sales of ‘holy oil’ to protect members from coronavirus

A Ghanaian cleric, Bishop Daniel Obinim of the International Godsway Ministries has started selling holy oil which according to him will protect members from contacting coronavirus disease.
The Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church worldwide, David Oyedepo has placed curses on alleged Fulani herdsmen who killed one of his pastors, Jeremiah Omolewa.

Bishop Oyedepo: The end of those backing Boko Haram has come

Bishop David Oyedepo, founder and presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, better known as Winners’ Chapel International said the botched bombing of a branch of his church in Kaduna, was proof of God’s omnipresence and Jesus miracle.
Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State and Living Faith Church Worldwide, otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel International, went ballistic on Thursday after he was denied visa by the US Embassy.

Bishop Oyedepo bombs failed bomber, Miyetti Allah, Boko Haram

Bishop David Oyedepo, founder and presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, better known as Winners’ Chapel International said the botched bombing of a branch of his church in Kaduna, was proof of God’s omnipresence and Jesus miracle.
The management of THISDAY Newspapers Limited said it has suspended two of its deputy editors, Mr. Yemi Ajayi and Mr. Olawale Olaleye, over a recent story indicating that the presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church, otherwise known as Winners Chapel, David Oyedepo, was denied visa by the United States Embassy in Nigeria.

THISDAY suspends two deputy editors over Bishop Oyedepo’s story

The management of THISDAY Newspapers Limited said it has suspended two of its deputy editors, Mr. Yemi Ajayi and Mr. Olawale Olaleye, over a recent story indicating that the presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church, otherwise known as Winners Chapel, David Oyedepo, was denied visa by the United States Embassy in Nigeria.

PFN chairman asks federal government to take responsibility, stop killing of Christians

Chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Delta State chapter, Bishop Kingley Enakirerhi has called on the Federal Government to to take responsibility and stop the ongoing killings of Christians by suspected Boko Haram members.
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Insecurity: Lagos CAN joins nationwide demonstration

Lagos branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has now joined her national body to demand an end to the spate of insecurity and killings across the states of the country.

Suicide-bomber arrested at Kaduna church

A source, who worshipped at the church today, said the suicide-bomber was found in the church’s toilet while trying to detonate the bomb and was quickly apprehended by the security agents stationed at the church. =
Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State and Living Faith Church Worldwide, otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel International, went ballistic on Thursday after he was denied visa by the US Embassy.

Bishop Oyedepo goes ballistic after US embassy denies visa

Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, and Living Faith Church Worldwide, otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel International, went ballistic on Thursday after he was denied visa by the US Embassy.

US ‘denies’ Bishop Oyedepo visa

The United States Embassy in Lagos has denied renowned preacher, Bishop David Oyedepo of Winners’ Chapel International visa in what appears to be an escalation of President Trump’s anti-immigrant stance.

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Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children in a bid to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy in the state.
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‘Yahoo boy’ bags 66 years jail term for €55,000 fraud

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate berates Ogoni cleanup despite $360 million provision

The Senate on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the Ogoniland cleanup project despite the $360m released for it.
Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said on Twitter that he had ordered medical authorities to take maximum precaution after the coronavirus case was announced by the health minister.

Algeria announces first confirmed case of coronavirus

Algeria has reported its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus, after an Italian man who arrived in the country on February 17 was put into isolation.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp believes goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi’s experience is coming to the fore, saying the gap left by Itumeleng Khune is slowly getting filled.

Pressure on Kaizer Chiefs manager to drop Daniel Akpeyi for Soweto derby

The pressure is mounting on Kaizer Chiefs Head Coach Ernst Middendorp to drop Daniel Akpeyi as first choice goalkeeper for Itumeleng Khune ahead of the Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates this weekend.