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Anambra workers to get salaries, benefits by December 15

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the payment of salaries and allowances to civil servants in the state before Christmas.
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.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Former president blames lack of ‘spirituality’ in government for under-development

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed “lack of meaningful development” in the country on the “absence of spirituality and morality in governance”.
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Police confirm release of Enugu Catholic priest by his abductors

The Police Command in Enugu State on Wednesday confirmed the release of Rev. Fr. Arinze Madu, the Vice-Rector, Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary, Imezi-Owa in Ezeagu Local Government Area.

Cleric urges journalists to rebrand Nigeria

Rev. Fr. Christian Anokuru, Head Coordinator, Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, has called on journalists to rebrand the country by reporting fearlessly, as demanded by the ethics of their profession.

Bishop Kukah backs Emir Sanusi on reduction of federal lawmakers’ salary

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has called on the President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the senate president to look into the huge salaries of members of NASS to enable creation of more jobs for the teeming youths in Nigeria.

Catholic Bishops: Federal appointments lack diversity

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria has faulted what it describes as “lopsidedness in the appointments into federal positions,” saying that it lacks diversity in its entirety.

Police arrest ‘killers’ of Catholic priests

While Mr Offu was killed by suspected herders along Ihe-Agbudu Road in Awgu Local Government Area of the state, Mr Ugwu, a parish priest of St. Mark Catholic Church, Obinofia Ndiuno in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state was kidnapped and later killed on March 14.
Catholic priests protest in Enugu

Catholics: Government must flush out bad Fulanis

Following last Thursday’s gruesome killing of Rev Fr Paul Offu at Ihe in Awgu local government area of Enugu state, the Enugu Catholic Diocese has tasked government that it must flush out bad fulanis from the state.

Miyetti Allah: Fulani herdsmen not responsible for Catholic priest’s murder

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has said that Fulani herdsmen were not responsible for the killing of the Catholic priest of St James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka, Enugu State on Thursday.

Enugu governor summons neighbourhood watch groups over insecurity

In furtherance of far-reaching decisions taken at Friday’s emergency security meeting of Enugu State, following the unfortunate death of the Parish Priest of St. James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka, in Nkanu East Local Government Area, Rev. Fr. Paul Offu, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has summoned a crucial meeting with all local vigilante and neighbourhood watch groups on Monday, August 5, 2019.

Enugu government directs air surveillance as clerics, IPOB protest murder of Catholic priest

Enugu State Government, security agencies and church leaders in the state yesterday rose from an emergency meeting over the killing of a Catholic Priest, Fr. Paul Offu, in charge of St. James the Greater Parish Catholic Church Ugbawka in Enugu State and resolved to establish air surveillance as a way of dealing with the challenge of insecurity in the state.

Catholic priest shot dead in Enugu

A Catholic priest of Enugu Diocese, Reverend Fr. Paul Offu has been reportedly shot dead by unidentified gunmen.
Catholic’s Reverend Father, Isaac Agabi, who was abducted by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, has regained his freedom from his abductors.

Kidnapped Catholic priest escapes from abductors

Catholic’s Reverend Father, Isaac Agabi, who was abducted by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, has regained his freedom from his abductors.

Catholic diocese targets 500 new business owners

The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, Anambra State, says it is targeting to produce no fewer than 500 new business owners and entrepreneurs through its foundation, Assumption Foundation for Diocesan Empowerment (AFDE).
Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration- Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja.

Canada-based lawyer tasks leaders on curbing irregular migration from Nigeria

Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration: Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja. That was at a joint conference organized by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Catholic Diocese of Abuja.

National peace committee meets Atiku Abubakar, PDP leadership over post election tension

The National Peace Committee (NPC), led by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has begun moves to douse what the committee has described as rising tension in the country.

Catholic bishop urges Nigerians to keep faith with INEC

Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, has called on Nigerians to adjust to the inconveniences that the shift in the dates for the conduct of the general elections would cause them.

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As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Kogi elections: FCT minister delivers polling unit, ward to APC

Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, the FCT Minister of State, in the Kogi Governorship and West Senatorial District elections has delivered her Yagba Polling Unit and Kakanda Ward to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: INEC begins announcement of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.
Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester United told expensive price-tag for Jadon Sancho

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly named their price for Jadon Sancho as reports linking him with a move to Manchester United continue to grow.
Bringing Neymar back to Catalunya from Paris Saint Germain will always be an option for Barcelona, according to Eric Abidal.

Eric Abidal: Neymar will always be an option for Barcelona

Bringing Neymar back to Catalunya from Paris Saint Germain "will always be an option" for Barcelona, according to Eric Abidal.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah head coach, Uche Okagbue says the game with a strong Rivers United side is another opportunity for his side to prove how good they are.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah coach urges side to pass another Rivers United test

FC Ifeanyi Ubah head coach, Uche Okagbue says the game with a strong Rivers United side is another opportunity for his side to prove how good they are.