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NUC: We’re reviewing university curriculum to make graduates employable

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abubakar Rasheed, has revealed that the Nigerian university curriculum is currently under review to improve the quality of the system and make graduates globally competitive.

Pope appoints Archbishop Kaigama as Bishop of Abuja

His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed His Grace, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama as the Catholic Bishop of Abuja.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

EU, other foreign observers condemn military’s involvement in elections

“INEC did not provide sufficient information on these cancelations, the specific reasons for them, and the precise local government areas affected. This undermines public confidence in the process.”

Pope Francis names Archbishop Kaigama as Cardinal Onaiyekan’s successor

His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed His Grace, Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama as the co-adjutor Archbishop of Abuja.

Catholic Bishops: We want only credible people voted in office

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), has said its expectation in 2019 is that credible people should be voted into office across the country.
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2019: Catholic Church will enforce ban on political prophecy – Callistus Onaga

Enugu Catholic Bishop, Most. Rev. Callistus Onaga, has said the Catholic Church would enforce strict compliance to the directives by Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) that Catholic priests should not get involved in endorsement of candidates ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Catholic church bans Ejike Mbaka from endorsing politicians

Catholic Church bans Rev. Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN) from endorsing politicians seeking for elective offices

Ignatius Kaigama: Why hostility, intolerance, violence persist between Muslims, Christians in Nigeria

Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Ignatius Kaigama, has identified reasons behind the competitive spirit, hostility and intolerance between adherents of Islamic and Christian religions in Nigeria.

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).
Leah Sharibu

Catholic Bishops demand release of Leah Sharibu

Seven months after her abduction, the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria has reiterated calls for the release of Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu.

2019: Catholic bishops advise Nigerians against vote-buying

Catholic Bishops have urged all registered voters to ensure that they are equipped with voter’s card and reject the illegal practices of selling and buying of votes.
Joseph Ekuwem

Catholic Archbishop: Why President Buhari should not seek re-election

The Metropolitan Bishop of the Calabar Archdiocese, His Grace, Most. Rev. Joseph Ekuwem, has given reasons President Muhammadu Buhari should not seek re-election.
Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Nigerians have lost confidence in President Buhari

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, maintained Saturday that Nigerians had lost confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.

Catholic Bishops: We aren’t convinced of federal government’s sincerity to end killings

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, said, yesterday, it was not convinced the Federal Government was earnestly seeking ways to end the wanton killings by herdsmen militia in the Middle-Belt.

Archbishop Kaigama: Plateau killings shameful projection of Nigeria’s image

A former President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) and Archbishop of Jos, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, Monday said the recent killings in Plateau State perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen is a shameful projection of Nigeria’s image.

Killings: Security architecture in Nigeria has collapsed – CAN, Catholic Bishops

Act decisively against killer-herdsmen, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari.

Catholic bishops urge President Buhari to step aside over incessant attacks

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over the incessant attacks in the country.

Governor Obaseki congratulates Archbishop Akubeze on his election as Catholic bishops president

Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the Archbishop of Archdiocese of Benin, Augustine Akubeze on his election as the new President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN).

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ActionAid seeks greater investment in education in Kogi

Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the Kogi State government to prioritise education by investing heavily in the sector to mitigate against violent extremism in the state.

Ex-ICPC chief takes over wages commission

Mr Ekpo Nta, former Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC), has taken over the leadership of the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC).
20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

Josh Okogie: D’Tigers can go all the way at the 2019 FIBA World Cup

20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor asks youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB says risks to growth ‘increasing by the day’

The U.S.-China trade war and uncertainty over Brexit pose risks to Africa’s economic prospects that are “increasing by the day,” the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) told Reuters.