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An aggrieved group of the Catholic faithful led by bishops have shut down Abuja in protest over unending killings in Nigeria which is perceived to be targeted at Christians particularly in northern Nigeria.

Catholic bishops, faithful protest insecurity in Nigeria

An aggrieved group of the Catholic faithful led by bishops have shut down Abuja in protest over unending killings in Nigeria which is perceived to be targeted at Christians particularly in northern Nigeria.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Only fervent prayers‘ll save Nigeria

To overcome the socio-economic challenges currently facing Nigeria, the immediate past Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has admonished Nigerians to be fervent in prayers and adopt legitimate measures of survival.

President Buhari congratulates new Abuja Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a personally signed goodwill message to Ignatius Kaigama, as he gets formally installed today as Catholic Archbishop of Abuja.

Cardinal Onaiyekan bows out as Abuja Catholic Archbishop, hands over to Archbishop Kaigama

Cardinal John Onaiyekan on Tuesday formally bowed out as the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and handed over to his successor, Ignatius Kaigama.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.

Cardinal Onaiyekan retires, Archbishop Kaigama takes over Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has accepted the retirement of His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, as the Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja.
Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.

Pope appoints Makurdi diocese priest as ‘Chaplains to His Holiness’

Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.
The Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, on Sunday described the late 14-year-old Vivian Ogu, who was murdered by robbers as an example to all Christians in Nigeria and the rest of the world.

Pope, Governor Obaseki hail slain 14-year-old Nigerian girl

The Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, on Sunday described the late 14-year-old Vivian Ogu, who was murdered by robbers as an example to all Christians in Nigeria and the rest of the world.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Everyone deserves love, fairness regardless of faith, ethnicity

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that all human beings, regardless of faith or ethnicity, desire to be valued, loved, and given the basics of life–food, shelter and clothing sufficient for self and family.

NAPTIP: Irregular migration setback to economy, national development

The National Agency for the Protection of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has raised the alarm over the undying desire of some Nigerians and African youths to leave the shores of the continent irrespective of the means of exit.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Dialogue can resolve all conflicts

Cardinal John Onaiyekan has said that effective dialogue has the potential of resolving all kinds of conflicts.

General Abdusalami: We’ve presented Atiku Abubakar’s grievances to President Buhari

The Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd)-led National Peace Committee members on Friday held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Armed Forces Day: VP Osinbajo lauds the fallen heroes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday commended the Nigeria Army particularly, the fallen heroes for putting up a huge sacrifice for the nation.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian military has destroyed Boko Haram

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.

Sultan Abubakar, Cardinal Onaiyekan lead religious leaders’ parley on peaceful elections

Determined to ensure peaceful general elections, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and the Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan will Wednesday lead religious leaders across the nation in a two day conference on role of interfaith communities during the polls.
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Charly Boy reveals why he finally married partner after 40 years together

Charles Oputa, a musician and activist better known as Charly Boy, has married his American partner, Diane, after 40 years together.
From left: Minister of State Industry, Trade and Investment, overseeing the Ministry of Women Affairs, Hajia Aisha Abubakar; Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hajia Khadija Abba Ibrahim when a Federal Government delegation visited Mrs. Sharibu, mother of the one of the abducted Dapchi school girls still in captivity in Dapchi, Yobe State, on Friday.

Muhammadu Buhari dispatches three ministers to meet with Leah Sharibu’s mother

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday dispatched three ministers to Dapchi town to meet with Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised politicians who lost out during the recent party primaries in the country to toe the path of honour and pursue their grievances in line with laid down procedures to avoid unnecessary tension. 1

Muhammadu Buhari urges politicians not to overheat polity

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised politicians who lost out during the recent party primaries in the country to toe the path of honour and pursue their grievances in line with laid down procedures to avoid unnecessary tension.

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