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Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the “racism” that triggered the brawl.

Brazilian government backing Neymar in racism row

Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the “racism” that triggered the brawl.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN accuses Niger government of not honoring agreement to employ CRK teachers

Reiterating the position of the association on the issue, the state CAN Chairman, Reverend Mathias Echioda, after the inaugural meeting of the Christian Teachers’ Forum in Minna, told newsmen that teaching of CRK has become a problem in the institutions of learning at both primary and secondary levels in Niger State.
Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia: If I perish, God help Nigeria

Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and social commentator, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, was late yesterday, released after close to hours interrogation by the officials of Department of State Services, DSS, in their office in Jos, Plateau State.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Southern-Kaduna Christian leaders boycott peace summit

A peace summit organized in Kafanchan to find an end to the conflict in Southern Kaduna, suffered set back as Christian leaders in the area who doubted the genuineness of the occasion, boycotted the summit.
Kylian Mbappe was absent from Paris Saint-Germain training once again on Tuesday, as he continues to struggle with a throat infection ahead of a Champions League showdown against Borussia Dortmund.

Paris Saint-Germain star tests positive for coronavirus

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for coronavirus and has left the France national squad

Catholic archbishops ask Nigerian government to reverse new electricity tariff, fuel price

Senior Catholic archbishops have asked the Federal Government to reverse the latest increment in the prices of petrol and electricity.

Cleric tasks Christians on love, forgiveness

Rev. Fr. Samuel Azi, the Assistant Parish Priest of Church of Assumption Chongo’Pyeng, Jos, has urged Christian faithfuls to love one another in accordance with the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Sudan's Sovereign Council Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, and Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok lift copies of a signed peace agreement with the country's five key rebel groups, a significant step towards resolving deep-rooted conflicts that raged under former leader Omar al-Bashir, in Juba, South Sudan August 31, 2020. REUTERS/Samir Bol/File Photo

Sudan and major rebel group agree to resume peace talks

Sudan’s power-sharing government and a major rebel group active in southern borderlands have agreed to hold new peace talks hosted by South Sudan, both sides said on Friday, days after Khartoum signed a peace deal with other groups.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Governor El-Rufai: Kaduna spent billions in five years on security

In the last five years, Kaduna State has spent billions to support, equip and sustain federal security agencies to provide peace in the state.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

NCWS urges prayers as Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala seeks WTO top job

The National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS) has called for prayers, especially among women, for Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to win her bid to be elected as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: CAMA 2020 dangerous to national interest

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday demanded the suspension of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020.
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Presidency: CAMA not targeting Christians, religious organisations

The Presidency on Tuesday, finally reacted to insinuations by some Christian leaders that the Companies and Allied Matters Act recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari was aimed at stifling the growth and development of churches in Nigeria, describing the claim as false and untenable.
Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Right Revered Geoffrey Okorafor, has commended the upper legislative chamber for the decision it took over plans by the federal government to down grade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Anglican Bishop: CAMA law obnoxious, draconian, anti-Christ

An Anglican Bishop has urged the Federal Government reverse the recently signed Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAMA. He described it as “obnoxious, draconian, uncharitable and anti-Christ”.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Southern, Middle-Belt leaders’ forum rejects water resources bill

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, has accused the Federal Government of clandestine moves to revive the rejected Water Resources Bill, warning that such agenda would be inimical to the growth and development of the country.

Cleric tasks Christians against materialistic lifestyles

Rev. Fr. Kizito Fogos, the Parish Priest of Church of Assumption Chongo’Pyeng, Jos, has advised Christians to avoid living materialistic lifestyles.

PFN backs CAN, seeks review of CAMA Bill

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has called for a review of the Companies and Allied Matters Bill passed by the National Assembly, saying it was subject to abuse.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN considers going to court over CAMA

The dust generated by the signing into law of the Company and Allied Matters Act, CAMA, is far from settling. Since President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill into law on August 7th several indiduals and groups including the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has spoken against it.

Muslim lawyers ask NBA to bar ex-President Obasanjo, Governor Wike from speaking at conference

The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria has asked the Nigerian Bar Association to remove ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, from the list of speakers in the upcoming Annual General Conference of the NBA.

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Ogun workers call off warning strike

Workers in Ogun State on Friday called off the warning strike they recently embarked upon.
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Edo election: YIAGA Africa deploys PVT to check credibility of election results

Barely 24 hours to the Governorship election in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, has deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election.
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.

Man lands in jail for posing as female

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.
Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has called on Governor Nyesom Wike to handover former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, to him.

Police arrest Rivers council chair over ‘link’ with slain gang leader

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested the Chairman of Gokana Local Government Chairman, Honourable Paul Vidag Kobani, over the alleged link with the late notorious leader of a criminal gang which operated in the Ogoni communities of the State, Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NAF jet bombards bandits meeting venue in Kaduna

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said the Air Component of Operation THUNDER STRIKE has killed scores of bandits in Kwaimbana Forest area of Kaduna State.