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Cleric counsels mothers to abstain from indecent dressing

A Catholic Priest in Enugu State, Rev. Fr. Michael Okoh, has advised mothers to abstain from indecent dressing as it does not speak well of their family.
Enugu State Governor and Governor-Elect, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (left) with the new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, when the latter paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu, yesterday.

Enugu CP assures Governor Ugwuanyi of fishing out killers Catholic priest

The new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, has assured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi that his Command is “doing everything possible to fish out the perpetrators” behind the killing of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu, and the Secretary to the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Dr. Nnamdi Ogueche.
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Election: Don’t kill yourselves over politicians – cleric

As Nigerians prepare for the forthcoming general elections, Rev. Matthew Sukada, Catholic Priest in charge of the Church of Nativity, Kangang, Jos has cautioned Nigerians against killing each over politicians.
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President Buhari meets Father Ejike Mbaka at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received controversial Catholic Priest, Ejike Mbaka, in his office at the presidential villa Abuja.
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Father Ejike Mbaka urges Nigerians to support President Buhari to continue the fight against...

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, has sought support for President Muhammad Buhari.
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Father Ejike Mbaka: Expect unimaginable hardship in 2019

The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Reverend Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has charged Nigerians to pray hard to overcome what he called ‘impending unimaginable difficulty’ this year.

Christmas: Ignatius Kaigama feeds 991 inmates in Jos prison

Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos, fed 991 inmates of the Jos Prison on Christmas Day, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
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Ebonyi guber: APC candidate cautions David Umahi on reckless spending

Sen. Soni Ogbuji, the Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, has warned the state government against reckless spending of public funds.
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Ejike Mbaka refutes report linking church to his assassination plot

Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka, refutes the report that he fingered the church in his failed assassination plot

Police in Delta confirm abduction of Catholic priest, 1 suspect arrested

The Delta Commissioner of Police (CP), Muhammad Mustafa, has confirmed the alledged abduction of a Catholic Priest, Very Rev. Father Emmanuel Obadjere, alongside three others in Delta.

Rotimi Amaechi: Why some Nigerians don’t want Muhammadu Buhari re-elected

The Director-General of Buhari/Osinbajo Re-election Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that some Nigerians are opposed to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, because he will not agree to share public funds for personal use.

OBJ-Atiku meeting: I went to witness reconciliation not endorse – Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that his meeting with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar was to serve as witness to the peaceful reconciliation of a prolonged dispute between the two leaders.

15 suspected cultists denounce cultism in Enugu

No fewer than 15 cultists belonging to different cult groups have openly denounced their membership of cultism in Diogbe community, Igbo Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu State.

Cardinal Onaiyekan honoured by Muslim group

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Worldwide, has honoured His Eminence Cardinal John Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, with an International Peace Award through its Muslim Television Ahmadiyya, MTA Africa in Ghana.
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Olusegun Obasanjo: Nigeria needs president who understands economy

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday insisted that Nigeria needed a president with a sound knowledge of the economy to make headway.

Italian Catholic Priest kidnapped in Niger

An Italian Catholic Priest who was working as a Missionary in Niger Republic has been kidnapped, a Vatican news agency reported on Tuesday.

Nuns demand justice for sister allegedly assaulted by bishop

A group of Indian Catholic nuns staged are staging a rare street protest in the southern state of Kerala demanding justice after an alleged sexual assault of a nun by a bishop.

Gunmen kill Police sergeant, steal rifle

24 hours after gunmen murdered a Catholic church priest, Rev. Fr Jude Egbom, and one other person in Nkwerre, Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State, some gunmen have again shot dead a sergeant, Christian Nnamani, in Owerri the state capital.

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Benue elections: APC rejects Governor Ortom’s victory, heads to tribunal

The Benue chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has rejected the outcome of the Governorship election declared on Sunday, in favour of Gov Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Governor Fayemi names schools after four prominent Ekiti elders

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has named four newly established secondary schools in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, after four prominent citizens of the state.
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Kano elections: PDP insists Abba Yusuf won governorship poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday insisted that its candidate, Abba K. Yusuf, is the rightful winner of the Kano state governorship election, saying any declaration that does not reflect such cannot stand.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Kogi to devote sections of libraries to Pius Adesanmi’s works

Kogi State Government on Sunday promised to devote sections of its libraries to the Late Prof. Pius Adesanmi’s works and encourage literary clubs in the state to celebrate his life and accomplishments.

Kano rerun: CISLAC berates sabotage, intimidation, police inefficiency

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has condemned what it called the open display of lawlessness and rascality involving indiscriminately massive deployment of hoodlums in the conduct of supplementary gubernatorial elections with resultant sabotage of electoral process and loss of lives in Kano State.