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Yohanna Buru

Islamic, Christian leaders‎ urge Kaduna youth to shun violence

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.

C‎leric tasks federal government to create religious comparative studies institute

‎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.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed harps on religious tolerance as church marks centenary

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.
Leah Sharibu

Federal government reassures safe release of Leah Sharibu

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.

Emir of Potiskum calls for religious tolerance among Nigerians

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 attends a conference as part of a summit called to attempt to find a lasting political solution to the civil war in Syria which has claimed in excess of 350 000 lives, at Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul, on October 27, 2018. - The leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany are set to meet in Istanbul to try to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war and salvage a fragile ceasefire in a rebel-held northern province. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

Vladimir Putin warns of consequences over Orthodox split

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.

CAN urges Nigerians to vote credible leaders

National President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, has again charged Nigerians to vote for leaders that will change the fortune of the country.

Palestine denounces illegal Israeli settlement plan in Hebron

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.
Leah Sharibu

CAN, NSCIA mount pressure on Muhammadu Buhari to save Leah Sharibu

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.
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APC tackles CAN over calls for cancellation of Osun, Ekiti elections

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 Korea’s Kim Jong-un invites Pope Francis to visit Pyongyang

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.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (middle); Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (left) and General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi (right) during the 58th Independence Anniversary Interdenominational Service at the Deeper Life Bible Church Headquarters, Gbagada, Lagos, on Sunday

Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria has come of age, corruption must stop

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.

TB Joshua: There are two Christs in the church

Prophet T.B. Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos, Nigeria has issued a stinging rebuke to the Church in an impassioned sermon, which has attracted over 70,000 views on YouTube in under one week.
Melania Trump

John Campbell: Donald Trump’s tweets about Africa damaging to US image

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.
nsima ekere . apc . akwa ibom

2019: Akwa Ibom Christian youths endorse President Buhari, Nsima Ekere

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.

VP Osinbajo commends late Archbishop Idahosa, charges Christians on telerance

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.

Sultan: Everything is not okay in Nigeria

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, says everything is not right in Nigeria.

Sultan: You can’t kill by pretending to fight for God

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.

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Muhammadu Buhari: Let anybody lead this country, not PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
Mahmood Yakubu

INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

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.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

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).
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

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.
Hafez Ghanem

World Bank grants Tanzania $300 million to support education sector

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.