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Cleric: Ahmad Salkida told me Leah Sharibu has been delivered of a baby

President of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (Church of the Brethren), Rev Joel Billi, has revealed that a journalist who has access to Boko Haram, Ahmad Salkida, told him Leah had become a mother.

Russian court jails Jehovah’s Witness for practising banned faith

A Russian court sentenced a Jehovah’s Witness on Tuesday to six years in prison for practising his faith, which is banned in the country, the organisation and local media reported.
Chairman of the Commission, Rev. Yomi Kasali, revealed this on Friday at the signing of the agreement of the 2019 pilgrimage contract between the commission and the service providers that would participate in the Christian pilgrimage exercise to the Holy Land.

Pilgrims commission slashes 2019 pilgrimage fare

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission has reviewed and reduced the cost of 2019 pilgrimage fare to the State of Israel from N750,000 to N715,000.
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.
Former vice president Abubakar Atiku, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, PDP national chairman Uche Secondus in Ota, Ogun state

CNM: Olusegun Obasanjo’s reconciliation with Atiku Abubakar was to save Nigeria

Director of strategic communications, Coalition of Nigeria Movement and former political adviser to President, Akin Osuntokun, has said that the reconciliation between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo was occasioned by the desire to check the dangers President Muhammadu Buhari posed to the country.
Abubakar Abdullahi - Simon Lalong - Plateau

Plateau Imam reveals why he hid Christians during Plateau killings

Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim cleric who hid over 200 people, mostly Christians, inside a mosque during the recent Plateau attack, says six of his children are adherents of the Christian faith.
This handout photograph taken and released by the Turkish Presidential Press Service on August 3, 2018, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) as he delivers a speech during the 'new goverment's 100 days action plan' meeting in Ankara. / AFP PHOTO / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / HO /

Recep Erdogan sanctions US officials over detained pastor

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey would impose sanctions on two US officials in retaliation for a similar move by Washington in a row over the detention of an American pastor.
Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Archbishop Chukwuma: God will not allow President Buhari’s second term bid

Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has declared that God Almighty would not allow President Muhammadu Buhari to rule the country for the second term.

COCIN: President Buhari playing politics with human lives

President of Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN), Rev. Dachollom Datiri, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari for playing politics with the life of Leah Sharibu and other Chiboks girls who were detained by Boko Haram primarily because of their Christian faith.

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.

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Ethiopia’s Ahmad Abiy faces outcry over crackdown on rebels

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33 Turkish soldiers killed in Syrian air raid in Idlib

At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed "to respond in kind" with attacks on "all" their positions.
The UN Security Council will hold a first informal meeting on Cameroon this month to discuss a worsening humanitarian crisis that has left three million people struggling for food.

Countries criticise Russia, Syria at UN over killing of Turkish soldiers

Russia and Syria on Friday came under strong criticisms from western countries in the UN Security Council over the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria on Thursday.
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Coronavirus: Oyo expresses high level of preparedness

Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello, has disclosed that the state government is on a high level of preparedness for any possible outbreak of coronavirus in the state.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Southern Kaduna: We’ve suffered greatest social disruption, economic deprivation, insecurity under Governor El-Rufai

The Southern Kaduna people have expressed concern that since the inception of Mal. Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s government in 2015, Adara people and indeed Southern Kaduna communities have suffered the greatest social disruptions, economic deprivations and insecurity.