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Catholic Bishops urges fed govt to compensate attacked churches

The Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have urged the Federal Government to compensate churches and other victims of attacks carried out by insurgents on places of worship.

Vatican says “there’s possibility” of Pope Francis visiting Russia

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said on Tuesday that there was “positive momentum” behind the idea of Pope Francis visiting Russia, but suggested there was more work to be done if it were to happen.

Philippine church leader urges end to drug killings

The head of the Philippines' powerful Catholic Church called for an end to the "waste of human lives" following a brutal week in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war in which a 17-year-old boy was among dozens killed.

Pope apologises to sex abuse victims

Pope Francis on Wednesday asked for forgiveness from the families of child sex abuse victims who had killed themselves as a result of their trauma.

Catholic Church rededicates bloody Anambra church

The Catholic Church on Saturday performed re-dedication rituals on St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa, Ozubulu, Anambra State where 13 worshippers were killed by a gunman.

30 killed in Ozubulu brothers’ drug war in South Africa

The drug war between indigenes of the Ozubulu caused by mistrust may have claimed 30 lives in South Africa.

Hate song against Igbo must not be ignored – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed worry over the reports of hate songs against the Igbo people of the South-east in some states of the north, saying that it must not be ignored.

Anambra church shooting desecration of highest order – ANN

Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), a new political group, has added its voice to the gamut of condemnation that trail the killings at the Catholic Church at Ozoubulu, in Anambra State, describing the act as “unimaginable desecration of the house of God and unparalleled disregard for the sanctity of the human life”.

Anambra church shooting: They have attacked God – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Tuesday, described the killings of worshippers at St Philips Catholic Church in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, as a direct attack on God.

Labour leaders urge fed govt to fish out the perpetrators of Anambra church massacre

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and Trade Union Congress (TUC), yesterday called on the Federal Government to fish out the perpetrators of Ozubulu massacre on Sunday.

Osinbajo’s vision and the climate of fear

“I was just wondering why you have not said anything since the Acting President proclaimed that those of you who are asking for the restructuring of Nigeria are a bunch of government appointment seekers.”

IPOB condemns Anambra church killings, calls for probe

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned in its entirety the Sunday attack and killing of Catholic church worshipers at Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, describing it as “senseless and barbaric.”

Gov. Wike condoles with Anambra people over Ozubulu church shooting

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has condoled with the government and people of Anambra State over the unfortunate killings of Christian faithful at a Church in Ozubulu.

Uhuru Kenyatta: From millionaire playboy to Kenyan president

The son of Kenya's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite, Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to win a second and final five-year term in elections on August 8.

Anambra church massacre, height of wickedness – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has described Sunday’s attack on worshippers in a Catholic church in Anambra state as abominable, barbaric, inhuman, and the height of wickedness.

APC condemn Anambra church killings

The Party calls on security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are promptly apprehended and brought to justice.

Kalu condemns Anambra church attack as uncommon wickedness

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has condemned the gun attack on worshippers at a Catholic Church in Ozubulu, Anambra State.

Child soldiers drink victims blood to make them invincible – UN

Child soldiers in Congo were drinking the blood of their victims in a magic ritual meant to make them invincible, the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) warned on Friday.

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IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

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