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The Most Rev. Hyacinth Egbebo, Episcopal Chairman, CBCN, Family and Human Life Committee Bishop of Bomadi, said sexual and reproductive health and rights is a coded language (euphemism) for contraception, abortion and sterilisation’’.

Catholic Bishops kick against outcome of conference on population, development

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on Wednesday criticised the outcome of the recently concluded International Conference on population and Development (ICPD +25) in Nairobi, Kenya.

Catholic priest slumps, dies in football pitch

Ukor, who was the priest in charge of the Onitsha Archdiocesan owned newspaper, Trinitas, was described as a happy and easy going.

Cardinal Onaiyekan bows out as Abuja Catholic Archbishop, hands over to Archbishop Kaigama

Cardinal John Onaiyekan on Tuesday formally bowed out as the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and handed over to his successor, Ignatius Kaigama.

President Buhari hails Archbishop Kaigama’s appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the appointment of Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama as the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja by the Holy Father, Pope Francis.

Nigeria’s democracy derailing – Catholic bishops

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) says Nigeria’s democracy is derailing under President Muhammadu Buhari.

Catholic bishops want federal government to strengthen security

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the Federal Government to further strengthen the peace and security of the nation.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

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.
Callistus Onaga

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.

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC wants NITDA replicate ICT centre in state secretariats

The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has appealed to the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to help in replicating the Information and Communication Technology Centre it established at the Federal Capitial Territory Secretariat in other State secretariats in order to further enhance the ICT skills of Corp members.

Nigeria proposes to support surgeons to enhance service delivery

The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Former corps member threatens to sue NYSC over unpaid debt

An ex-corps member identified as Boboye Olaribigbe has demanded N260 million from the National Youth Service Corps.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court adjourns Emeka Ihedioha’s fresh application till March 2

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, adjourned hearing of the fresh application that sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, filed to be restored back to office, till March 2.
Udom Emmanuel

Insecurity: Akwa Ibom governor makes case for good parenting

Governor Udom Emmanuel has said that the fight to curb insecurity and violent crimes in the country can be won if parents give their children quality time.