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Martin Fayulu

DRC opposition candidate warns against ‘disguising truth’ of election

Opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu warned electoral authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday not to "disguise the truth of the polls", as tensions mounted over delayed election results.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed harps on religious tolerance as church marks centenary

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stressed the need for peaceful co-existence between Christian and Muslim faithful in order to engender peace and unity in the country.
Leah Sharibu

Federal government reassures safe release of Leah Sharibu

The Federal Government on Thursday reassured Nigerians that it was doing its best to ensure safe release of Leah Sharibu, the only one of the kidnapped Dapchi school girls who remained in captivity.
Markus Kerber

Germany to expand consultations with Muslim community

The newly enlarged German Interior Ministry plans to expand its consultations with the Muslim Community as part of the Annual Islamic Conference format.

Australian PM: Convicted archbishop should resign

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday called on an archbishop to quit after becoming the most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted for concealing child sexual abuse.

Official: China-Vatican negotiations on bishops appointment ‘in full swing’

Negotiations to broker a framework accord between China and the Vatican on the appointment of bishops are making quick progress towards a deal, a Chinese official said on Friday.

US evangelical following still high as champion Billy Graham honored

As the Reverend Billy Graham lies in honor in the US Capitol, the wave of evangelical Christianity launched by "America's Pastor" is rolling along while other branches of the Christian faith have been bleeding followers.

Catholic Church losing influence in Nigeria – Bishop Matthew Kukah

The Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, said the Catholic Church in Nigeria is beginning to lose its public influence partly because of the decline of religious faith in the Western world.

God can’t survive science – ‘Da Vinci Code’ author Dan Brown

God cannot survive science, “The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown said on Thursday, putting his faith in technological advances to connect people in new ways that would eventually scrap the need for religion.

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Post-harvest losses: NGO urges federal government, farmers to adopt traditional storage techniques

The Farm Awareness for Food Preservation Initiative (FAFPI) has urged the Federal Government and farmers to adopt traditional storage techniques to lessen the effects of post-harvest losses.

Kogi government, Isanlu monarch to immortalise Pius Adesanmi

The Kogi State government and the monarch of Isanlu say they will ensure that Prof. Pius Adesanmi is immortalised.
Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson released from prison after serving three years

Disgraced former England international Adam Johnson is believed to have been released from prison after serving three years for child sex offences.

At least 60 killed in Ghana bus collision

At least 60 people were killed on Friday in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Ghana, police said.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Building collapse: NAPPS urges proprietors to build schools themselves

The Lagos State chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to operate.