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Anambra governor raises the alarm over plans to unleash mayhem Monday

Hoodlums have concluded arrangements to invade Anambra on Monday to cause mayhem, Governor Willie Obiano has raised the alarm.
As the #EndSARS protests turn violent in different parts of the country, a Methodist Bishop, Dr Sunday Onuoha, has called on the demonstrating youths not to take the laws into their own hands.

#EndSARS: Methodist Bishop sues for peace

As the #EndSARS protests turn violent in different parts of the country, a Methodist Bishop, Dr Sunday Onuoha, has called on the demonstrating youths not to take the laws into their own hands.
According to a statement issued in Abuja by the President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, Most Rev. Augustine Akubeze, the body warned against politicians politicizing the killings.

Catholic Bishops urge Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on Sunday called for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding last week’s shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate, Lagos.
Humphrey Olumakaiye

#EndSARS: Bishop Olumakaiye condemns military onslaught against youth

Bishop Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye, the Bishop and Diocesan Missioner and Lagos has condemned in very strong terms, the heartless shooting of defenceless, peaceful and unarmed protesters at Lekki, Lagos State on Tuesday 20th October 2020.

Bishop Kukah: The church believes in Nigeria’s anti-graft war

Despite the challenges posed by corruption, the church in Nigeria believes strongly that a well-coordinated anti-graft war can stem the tide of graft in the country, the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Reverend Mathew Hassan Kukah said on Thursday.
A popular American preacher, Bishop T.D Jakes of the Potter’s House, has said that his ancestors are Igbo, from South-East of Nigeria.

Bishop T.D Jakes: My ancestors are Igbo

He said this in an interview with BBC Igbo. According to him: “Mine was traced back to West Africa, to Nigeria and particularly Igbo. My ancestors were Igbos. It’s indescribable. It gives something that we the African-Americans don’t have, which is roots.

Anglican priest demoted for sitting close to dismissed homosexual colleague

The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has demoted a Venerable in charge of one of the Archdeaconry in Aguata Diocese of the church in Anambra State for allegedly allowing a dismissed priest to sit with him during a burial service.

CAN hails Enugu governor for good governance, peace, security

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Enugu State chapter, has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the respect he has continued to accord the Church in the state as well as his untiring efforts at entrenching peace, good governance and security of lives and property.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

Edo election: Police won’t compromise standard – IGP

Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has vowed to ensure that officers and men of the force deployed for the election uphold the standard requirements for a peaceful and credible election.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Southern-Kaduna Christian leaders boycott peace summit

A peace summit organized in Kafanchan to find an end to the conflict in Southern Kaduna, suffered set back as Christian leaders in the area who doubted the genuineness of the occasion, boycotted the summit.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Coronavirus has shown us we need prayers

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.
The Joe Biden campaign is taking over a popular Instagram account from a teen supporter, who built a huge following over their summer break.

Joe Biden campaign enlists teen’s Instagram account for online organizing

The Joe Biden campaign is taking over a popular Instagram account from a teen supporter, who built a huge following over their summer break. Formerly a fan account, @VoteJoe account will now serve as the campaign’s primary point of grassroots outreach on Instagram, supplementing Biden’s personal account.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Lagos experienced less than 2% coronavirus fatality despite humongous death prediction

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed that the state experienced less than 2 per cent coronavirus-related death despite initial humongous death prediction at the peak of the virus.
Humphrey Olumakaiye

Anglican Bishop: CAMA should be amended

The Diocesan & Missioner, Arch Diocese of Lagos Anglican Communion, The Rt. Rev. Dr. Humphrey B. Olumakaiye, has charged the President of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari, and all other leaders to brace up in prayers, serve in sincerity and integrity, give the people a better leadership, the one that can be trusted to grow our dear nation, and then, look into the said law and do the needful.
David Oyedepo

Bishop Oyedepo: I will lay bare hands on coronavirus patients, embrace them

Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, a.k.a Winners Chapel, has declared that he would embrace and breath into COVID-19 patients without any fear of contracting the disease.

Primate Ayodele kicks against CAMA, indicts CAN leadership

The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Oke-Afa, Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has condemned the inclusion of religious centres in list of bodies for control in the Companies and Allied Matters Act signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
National Vice President, South-south of the PFN, Bishop Simeon Okah spoke in Warri, Delta state, stressing that in the interest of peace, President Buhari should revisit the issue

CAMA: PFN enjoins President Buhari to revisit ‘offensive clause’

Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to review what it referred as “offensive clause” in the new Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAMA, that affects churches in the country, saying those who smuggled it in were enemies of the country.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Adamawa CAN chairman contracts coronavirus

Bishop Stephen Mamza, Chairman, Christians Association Nigeria (CAN), Adamawa Chapter, has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Oil prices slide in lockdown-driven rout

Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.
Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property

Osun government says 14 local councils affected by looting

Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
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Eva Longoria joins as co-lead on digital detox comedy ‘Unplugging’

Eva Longoria has joined previously announced Matt Walsh on the in-production digital detox comedy Unplugging, which is currently in production in Oklahoma.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the organizing committee of the 29th Anniversary of Abia State to celebrate frontline workers and honor them for their sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic.

Abia asks looters to return stolen medical equipment

A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands end to medical tourism by government officials

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.