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Kaduna-based Islamic and Christian scholars have called on the youth in the state to shun all forms of ethno religious, communal and political violence.
Overseer Christ and Evangelical Intercessory and life Intervention, Pastor Yohana Buru, has called for the creation of institutes of comparative studies across the country to promote religious tolerance among Nigerians.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stressed the need for peaceful co-existence between Christian and Muslim faithful in order to engender peace and unity in the country.
The Federal Government on Thursday reassured Nigerians that it was doing its best to ensure safe release of Leah Sharibu, the only one of the kidnapped Dapchi school girls who remained in captivity.
The Emir of Potiskum in Yobe, Alhaji Gidado Ibrahim, has called for the setting up of institutions on comparative religious studies to deepen understanding and tolerance among adherents of various religions in the country.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned of "the most serious consequences" over splits in the Orthodox church after Ukraine was granted the right to form an independent church, enraging Russia.
The Palestinian Authority has denounced an Israeli decision to expand an illegal settlement in the heart of Hebron city, describing the move as a declaration of war against the Palestinian people.
As the October 15 deadline set by Boko Haram to execute abducted school girl, Leah Sharibu, if the federal government fails to meet its demands draws near, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) yesterday mounted pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to do all in his powers to save her life.
Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, took on the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over its calls for the cancellation of Ekiti and Osun State governorship elections, alleging that such position was portraying the religious body as being partisan.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited Pope Francis to visit, saying he would be “ardently welcomed”, South Korea’s presidency said on Tuesday, adding it would pass on Pyongyang’s message to the Vatican.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said the nation has come of age at 58 and that everyone must refuse corruption which has eaten deep into the fabrics of the nation.
While commending the current visit by United States First Lady, Melania Trump, to Ghana, a former US Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has stated that the racial tweets about Nigeria and South Africa by President Donald Trump were damaging to the image of the US.
Akwa Ibom Christian youths under the aegis of Christian Youths Leaders Assembly, weekend, endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for the 2019 presidential and governorship elections on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC.
Delivering the public lecture entitled: ‘The Christian, Politics and National Building,’ the Vice President urged Christians to live the life of Christ which was centered on righteousness, tolerance, honesty and care for the poor and needy.
The Sultan Of Sokoto and president general, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday cautioned religious fanatics against killing their fellow human in the name of God.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.
Solomon Eke, Chairman, Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Rivers, has blamed the flooding at Nkpolu-Rumuigbo on the activities of illegal property developers.
Super Falcons forward Desire Oparanozie has revealed the Nigerian women’s team ambition ahead of the 2018 AWCON tournament taking place in Ghana.
The National Human Rights Commission has confirmed that it was looking into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Army and the Police within the last four years.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged media practitioners to collaborate with financial regulators in the country to educate depositors on financial literacy...
Bordeaux of France forward Samuel Kalu has arrived the camp of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in readiness for Saturday AFCON 2019 qualifiers game against South Africa.