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How I spent two days in kidnappers’ den – Catholic priest

A catholic priest in Nasarawa State, Augustine Ashigabu, has thanked God for his release as he narrated his ordeal in the hands of abductors.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

18 arrested for alleged kidnap of three in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 18 suspects over alleged connection with the kidnap of three persons in different parts of the state.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

Coronavirus shakes up politicians across Africa

South Africa came under a nationwide lockdown on March 27, 2020, joining other African countries imposing strict curfews and shutdowns in an attempt to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus across the continent.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appealed to religious leaders in the state to cooperate with his administration to enforce precautionary measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Rivers governor meets religious leaders over virus precautionary measures

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appealed to religious leaders in the state to cooperate with his administration to enforce precautionary measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Bernard Preynat, 75, had confessed at his trial in January in the southeastern city of Lyon to “caresses” he knew were forbidden after victims testified of the abuses they suffered at his hands.

French priest gets five-year jail term for sex assault of boy scouts

A defrocked Catholic priest was given a five-year jail term Monday for sexually abusing boy scouts in his care several decades ago, a case that roiled the French Church over claims he was shielded from prosecution by his superiors.
Pope Francis is expected to decide on Wednesday whether to make a limited exception to the celibacy rule for priests, one of the most controversial issues in the Catholic Church today.

Pope urges priests to visit Coronavirus cases

Pope Francis urged Catholic priests on Tuesday to “have the courage” to go out and help those sickened by the novel coronavirus, hours after Italy was placed on a nationwide lockdown.

Emeka Ihedioha: Father Ejike Mbaka didn’t apologise to me

The immediate past governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has described as false speculations that the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Revd. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, called him on the telephone and apologised to him.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Insecurity: Ekiti CAN asks President Buhari to sack service chiefs, declare Miyetti Allah as...

Members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Ekiti State chapter, on Sunday, embarked on a peaceful protest in Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, to demonstrate their grievances over what they called the recent killings in the country, especially the gruesome murder of Revd. Lawan Andimi, the Michika Local Government Chairman of the association in Adamawa State.Peter Akintade
Ejike Mbaka

Father Ejike Mbaka wins as Supreme Court sacks Emeka Ihedioha, declares Hope Uzodinma Imo...

The Supreme Court, yesterday, affirmed the controversial New Year prophecy of Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka that Imo Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would lose his seat.
Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and Apostolic Administrator of Jos Archdiocese, has confirmed the appointment of Mathew Audu as the Archbishop of Jos.

Ignatius Kaigama confirms Mathew Audu’s appointment as Archbishop of Jos

Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and Apostolic Administrator of Jos Archdiocese, has confirmed the appointment of Mathew Audu as the Archbishop of Jos.

Father Ejike Mbaka’s prophecy contemptuous – Imo PDP elders

Elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State have reacted to the New Year prophecy of fiery Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka.

Amotekun: South-West governors yet to reach out to us on recruitment – Gani Adams

The South-West Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has lauded the move by the state governors to start the joint security taskforce across the zone but quickly noted that it had not been contacted by the governors on the modus operandi, especially, recruitment of members of the outfit, with just five days to the commencement of the initiative.

Amotekun: South-West government yet to contact us on recruitment, other processes – Group

The Southwest Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has applauded the move by the governors in the region to start the joint security taskforce across the South-West.

Christmas is a mystery same as Easter – Catholic Priest replies MFM overseer

A popular Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Chinenye Oluoma, has said that Christmas is celebrated by Christians as a mystery of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Nigeria Police

Police confirm release of abducted Catholic priest

The Police Command in Enugu State says abducted Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Malachy Asadu, serving under Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, has been released.

Police vow to rescue abducted Catholic priest

The Enugu State Police Command said it has activated the mechanism and heightened efforts to rescue the abducted Catholic Priest of the Nsukka Catholic Diocese, Rev.Fr. Malachy Asadu.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap another Catholic priest in Nsukka

Another Catholic priest, Reverend Father Malachy Asadu, has been reportedly kidnapped in Nsukka, Enugu State, on Monday.
Fire

Catholic cleric burnt to death in Anambra fire

A 60-year old Catholic priest, Rev Fr. Edmond Nwagbala, was on Saturday burnt beyond recognition in a fire outbreak at St. Peter Claver Catholic Parish Nnewichi in Nnewi North local government area of Anambra State.

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FUTA suspends student who ‘hacked’ Premium Times website

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA) has suspended a student, Mr Afolabi Emmanuel, for allegedly hacking the website of Premium Times, an online news publication.
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that the club will announce on Thursday that a deal has been struck to sign Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United permanently.

Giuseppe Marotta: Inter set to announce Alexis Sanchez signing shortly

Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that the club will announce on Thursday that a deal has been struck to sign Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United permanently.
Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides.

Microsoft integrates Android apps into Windows 10

Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides. You can now access a list of Android apps in Microsoft’s Your Phone app and launch these mobile apps accordingly. These will run in a separate window outside of the Your Phone app, mirrored from your phone.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Borussia Dortmund deny Jadon Sancho transfer talks with Manchester United

Borussia Dortmund have denied holding any transfer talks with Manchester United over Jadon Sancho, casting further doubt on a move back to England for the star winger.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor denies leaving PDP

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has denied claims that he would decamp from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC) or any other political party.