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Pastor Sam Adeyemi: It’s propaganda to say churches have money

The Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi, on Monday said that most churches in the country were financially stranded due to lack of financial management skills by their leaders.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Tiv/Jukun crisis: CAN hints on food scarcity

Pastor Isaiah Jirapye, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Taraba chapter, has said that food crisis was imminent if the Tiv/Jukun communal violence was not checked.
Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum, rallying against the paramilitaries’ impunity after the killing of four high school students in central Sudan. Ashraf Shazly-AFP-Getty Images

Sudan’s persecuted Christians eye long-sought freedom

Sudan's Christians suffered decades of persecution under the regime of Islamist general Omar al-Bashir. Now they hope his downfall will give the religious freedom they have long prayed for.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode: Northern Christians are being destroyed

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode says that Christians in Northern Nigeria are being destroyed as a result the security crises occasioned by the rise of Boko Haram and the herder-farmer conflict, which has led to a substantial loss of lives.

General Gowon: Osun a role model for Nigeria

Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon (retd) has described Osun State as a role model for other Nigerian states in regards to peaceful coexistence among Nigerians of all backgrounds.

Senator Kalu: I’m child of destiny

The Chief Whip of the Senate and former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has described himself as a child of destiny whose footsteps have been ordered only by God.
Dapo Abiodun

Ogun governor inaugurates ICU at Redemption Camp

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, on Thursday, inaugurated an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) provided by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) at Redeemers Health Centre, Redemption Camp, Mowe.
A Benin player also thanks the stars. Now the fans at home are performing voodoo rites so that the Squirrels can beat Senegal

Afcon: Benin fans consult voodoo to beat Senegal

The sound of drum beats, hand claps and women singing fills the air at a shrine in Cotonou in the West African nation of Benin, homeland of voodoo.

Federal government denies persecution of Christians

The Federal Government has denied an allegation that it is persecuting Christians in Nigeria.

Court: Kaduna government has no right to license preachers

A Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday ruled that the state had no right to screen and issue licences to preachers in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike: God gave us victory in election

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said God personally intervened in the electoral turbulence to give the state a desired victory.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

2019 polls: God intervened to give us victory – Governor Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that God came down and personally intervened in the electoral turbulence of the state to give Rivers the desired victory.

Sallah: Catholic bishop tasks Nigerians on peace, social vices

Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo has congratulated Muslim faithful on the completion of the Ramadan and urged them and Nigerians in general to continue to live peacefully.

Pastor Damina: Why more Nigerians are committing suicide

The popular pastor, Abel Damina, who runs a Pentecostal church called Power City International, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, said today’s messages in churches are instilling greed and depression among Christians in Nigeria.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

General Jemibewon, Colonel Bamigboye warn against attacks on ex-President Obasanjo over ‘Fulanisation’ comment

A former military administrator of Bauchi and Osun states, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye (retd), and a former governor of the defunct Western State, Maj.-Gen. David Jemibewon, (retd) have said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo should not be castigated or lambasted for his comment on ‘Fulanisation’ and ‘Islamisation’ of Nigeria.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Ahmed Wambi: Why President Buhari, APC settled for Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The National Vice Chairman in charge of the North Central of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman Wambi, has said that past experience, excellence and party loyalty were ingredients that attracted Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila to the President for the position of Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively.

Minister commended for raid, closure of strippers clubs in Abuja

Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has commended Mr Mohammed Bello, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, for the timely raid and closure of nude clubs in Abuja.
Leah Sharibu

Cleric: We’re not relenting over Leah Sharibu’s release

Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Most Rev Hilary Okeke, has expressed hope on the apparent fading fate of the abducted Chibok and Dapchi school girls, in North East Nigeria.

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Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
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Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.