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Obasanjo/Atiku: Catholic Secretariat backs Mathew Kukah

The Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), described as mischievous demands by the Buhari Media Organisation that the Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Fr. Mathew Hassan Kukah, should be withdrawn as convener of the National Peace Committee (NPC).

Catholic priest dies days after escaping from kidnappers

The Chaplain of the Seat of Wisdom Catholic Chaplaincy of the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State, Very Rev. Fr. Dr Louis Odudu, who recently escaped from a kidnappers’ den, is dead.
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CAN commiserates with Catholics over murdered priests, parishioners

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday commiserated with the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria as it conducted mass burial for the two priests and parishioners killed by the herdsmen in Benue State in April.

Catholic church yet to fully return to CAN – Archbishop Kaigama

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has denied media reports that it returned to the umbrella body of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Politics not for miserable people seeking a way out of poverty

John Cardinal Onaiyekan, former President, Christian Association of Nigeria, has said that politics was “not for miserable people seeking a way to get out of poverty”.

Methodist Prelate Kanu-Uche prefers ranches to colonies

The Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr Samuel Kanu-Uche, said on Sunday that the church prefers ranches to be built by individuals, who have ownership of the cattle as a business venture in their host communities

2019: Cardinal Onaiyekan urges Nigerians to vote wisely

Nigerians have been called to seize the opportunity of 2019 general election to vote wisely and radically change the present situation of the country for the better, by voting for leaders who will put the interests of the people first.
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Catholic Church returns to Christian Association of Nigeria

After about five years’ absence due to alleged misunderstanding that was later described as “political,” the Catholic Church has announced its return to the Christian Association of Nigeria.

Catholic priest worried over high rate of hunger, poverty

Rev. Fr. Chris Anyanwu, Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, has urged political leaders to act fast to eliminate the growing rate of hunger and poverty in the country.

NGO Bill disingenuous as churches fall under NGO categorisation – Evaristus Bassey

The Executive Director, Caritas Nigeria, an arm of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Rev. Fr Evaristus Bassey, in this statement, says the NGO Bill is disingenuous in many respects.

CAN condemns Anambra church killings

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned Sunday’s attack on St. Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, which claimed eight lives and18 injured.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
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NBS: N298 billion generated from VAT in Q4 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.