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Muslim and Christian residents in the ruined Iraqi city of Mosul told Pope Francis of their lives under brutal Islamic State rule on Sunday as the pontiff blessed their vow to rise up from ashes and told them that “fraternity is more durable than fratricide.”
Pope Francis has decreed there could be no changes to the baptismal wording used by the Catholic Church, the Vatican confirmed on Thursday.
Former governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has commiserated with the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Hassan Kukah, over the death of his mother, Madam Janet Kukah.
Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, has called for global solidarity as a tool to fight the coronavirus crisis.
As Christians in Nigeria mark the Ash Wednesday, the Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmannuel Badejo, has called on government and other stakeholders to speak out against the incessant killings in the country.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has described the Nigerian government as “Islamic fundamentalists without bombs.”
Following allegations of an agenda to islamise Nigeria, the Catholic Bishop of Jalingo Diocese, Dr Charles Hammawa, has called on the federal government to respect the constitutional right and freedom of the people to express their religious beliefs without inhibitions.
Most Rev. (Dr.) Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has lamented the inability of the Federal Government to protect Nigerians.
Head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has urged politicians across the world to see politics as service to society and an opportunity to impact on human communities and institutions.
Pope Francis said he was pained Sunday over an attack, claimed by Islamic State, on Coptic Christians in Egypt which left seven dead.
The Catholic Bishop of Bauchi Diocese, Dr. Hilary Dachelem, has expressed worry over the immature state of politics in the country. The cleric said the attitude could be seen from how the politicians exhibit absence of passion for the people they are leading.
Turkish President Recep Erdogan is scheduled to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican on Feb. 5, the Vatican press office said on Tuesday.
Pope Francis will push for peace during his visit to Myanmar, a church official said Thursday, a trip that plunges the pontiff into the centre of a simmering religious conflict which has sparked an exodus of Muslim Rohingya.
Two persons were feared killed while one was injured as bank robbers attacked a bullion van at Bolorunduro area in Ondo East council area of Ondo state.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele on Thursday vowed to resist importation of maize as Nigerians have the capacity and capability to grow the crop locally to meet consumption demand.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, on Thursday, insisted that the unity of the country should not be compromised in anyway.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, has assured Nigerians that the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex (PHRC) will roar back to life on or before April 5, 2023 when repairs would have been completed.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has drawn the attention of the state’s civil servants to be careful and realistic in their agitation for the implementation of the minimum wage.
Nigerian fintech companies accrued most investments on the continent despite the impact of coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has inaugurated musical equipment to enable it adequately support the country’s national teams at international and local competitions.
A former Chairman of Nnewi South local government council, Rommy Okoli, has joined the race for the November 6 Anambra governorship election, under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved a five-year Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) and Capital Expenditure (Capex) benchmark for Distribution Companies (Discos), expected to run from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2026.