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Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Corruption is Nigeria’s biggest problem

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has identified corruption as the country’s biggest problem, saying it is responsible for a multitude of avoidable child deaths yearly.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Why churches must condemn corruption

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday urged the church to step up its condemnation of corruption and illegally acquired wealth.
A Bible thought to be 1,200 years old was found in a police operation in southeastern Turkey, the governor’s office said on Feb. 5.

1,200-year-old Bible found in South-eastern Turkey

A 1,200-year-old Bible was found during an anti-smuggling operation in South-eastern Turkey, the Governor’s Office said on Tuesday.
Isa Ashiru Kudan

Isa Ashiru: We’ll make 2019 happier one for Kaduna residents

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna State, Isa Ashiru, has commended Christians in the state for celebrating Christmas under daunting challenges.

Nigerians ‘too religious’ – Chinese cleric

A representative of the International Assembly (IA) of the True Jesus Church in Nigeria, Pastor Hong-Hsiung Ko, has described Nigerians as “too religious a people” who also have respect for their religious leaders.
Pope Francis arrives to address the Synod of Bishops, focusing on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, on October 3, 2018 at the Vatican. - AFP PHOTO - Andreas SOLARO

Pope Francis to visit Bulgaria, Macedonia in May

Pope Francis plans to visit Bulgaria and Macedonia from May, the Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, said on Thursday.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

2019: CAN urged to stop acting like PDP’s PR firm

The Concerned Christian Forum has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to stop ridiculing the Christian faith with its political utterances.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Archbishop tasks CAN, PFN to intensify prayers to end killings

Newly Consecrated Archbishop and Founder, Power Ground Chapel Divine Confidence Assembly Incorporated, Archbishop (Dr.) Benson Nosakhare, on Monday, called on the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) to intensify their prayers for God to intervene in the unabated killings now ravaging the country.

Clerics mourn CAN secretary Musa Asake

Some clerics have described as a huge gap in the Christendom, the death, on Friday, of the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Musa Asake.

Ogun government screens intending pilgrims

The seven-man Committee set up to screen intending pilgrims from Ogun State for the April/May pilgrimage exercise, have concluded its assignment, with assurance that it will not relent in curbing activities of fake pilgrims with ulterior motives.

Catholic Bishop: President Buhari’s visit to Lagos a slap on Nigerian Christians

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend Dr. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s two-day trip to Lagos State during a Christian celebrations as a slap on the face of Nigerian Christians.

Pope Francis baptizes Nigerian ‘migrant hero’ who disarmed Italian thief

Pope Francis on Saturday led an Easter vigil service, baptizing eight adults, including a formerly undocumented Nigerian migrant beggar who became a hero when he disarmed an Italian thief wielding a cleaver.

Anglican bishop urges Christians to preach gospel undaunted

Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Right Reverend Geoffrey Okorafor, has encouraged Christian adherents to be consistent in their belief.

Governor Bello apologises to Christians, Catholic Bishops

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Tuesday once again apologised to Catholic Bishops and the entire Christendom over his February 9 comments on the visit of Catholic Bishops to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa.

JNI criticises CAN over statements on herdsmen violence

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has strongly criticised the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria over a statement by the latter’s spokesperson.

Christmas: PDP chair Uche Secondus urges Nigerians to pray for end of President Buhari’s...

The National Chairman the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has charged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Christmas to offer special prayers for an end to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it is obvious that they are not moving the country in the right direction.

Yuletide: IGP Ibrahim Idris orders water tight security in churches, parks, others

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered a water-tight security across the country to ensure a hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Don’t toy with clamour for restructuring – Cleric tells President Buhari

The Federal Government has been advised not to toy with the issue of restructuring currently being canvassed by a cross section of Nigerians, as it remains the only hope for a united, peace and stronger nation.

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Prisons Comptroller speaks on alleged ballot box snatching in Lagos

The Comptroller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says there are no cases of ballot box snatching by political thugs in all the places his team visited during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
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Elections: We’re satisfied with process so far – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is satisfied with the ongoing conduct of the elections so far from the reports it has received from the 36 states and FCT.

Election: Senator Shehu Sani loses polling unit with wide margin

Shehu Sani is seeking re-election to the Senate under the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) while Uba Sani is vying on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

Hundreds of eligible voters’ in several parts of Ilorin metropolis were unable to cast their votes at the commencement of voting on Saturday following malfunctioning of smart card readers.