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Federal government urged to create conducive business environment

Perturbed by the rising rate of poverty in Nigeria, the Managing Director of SystemSpecs, John Obaro, has called on the Federal Government to create a favourable business environment, invest in technical education and mentoring for its elimination.
Men look at a cutout image of Pope Francis as another person takes a picture of the cutout itself, days ahead of the papal visit to the United Arab Emirates, at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubai on January 30, 2019. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE - AFP)

Married priests question raises fears of Catholic Church split

An idea to fill empty pulpits in remote locations by allowing married men to become priests is bitterly dividing a Vatican assembly, with critics warning the emotive issue could fracture the Catholic Church.
Delta Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged the Church to engage more in soul-winning programmes, saying the converts will become change agents in the society.

Delta governor receives Apostle Suleiman, charges the church to be change agents

Delta Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged the Church to engage more in soul-winning programmes, saying the converts will become change agents in the society.

Some church leaders embarrassing us – Christian group

A religious organisation under the aegis of Christian Social Movement of Nigeria on Wednesday described as sad the embarrassment being given to the Christian community by a few Church leaders due to their “unbridled desires and lifestyles.”
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: The seed for greatness lies in schools

The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has said the seeds for greatness are mainly sowed early in school.
Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Kaduna

We are tired of burying priests – Catholic archbishop

The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna Archdiocese, Most Reverend Mathew Man’oso Ndagoso, has charged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to “wake up to its responsibilities” of ensuring adequate security across the country.

Several persons missing as tribal militias attack, burn down village in Taraba

Several people have been reported missing, with many houses and other property burnt in an early morning attack on villages in Donga local government area of Taraba State, barely 48 hours after the signing of a peace accord by Jukun and Tiv stakeholders to end the five-month-old conflict between the two ethnic groups.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on his election as the Primate-elect of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) by the Episcopal Synod of the Church.

President Buhari congratulates Anglican primate-elect

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on his election as the Primate-elect of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) by the Episcopal Synod of the Church.
Kidnap Victim

Bandits kill pastor’s wife after collecting ransom

Facts have emerged on how Mrs. Esther Katung, the wife of Pastor Ishaku Katung of ECWA Church in Bagoma, Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, was killed by suspected kidnappers after collecting a ransom of N250,000 from the family.
UAE building mosque, church, synagogue in one location- A visual of the Abrahamic Family House

UAE builds church, mosque, synagogue in one location

The United Arab Emirates is building a church, mosque and synagogue, in one location in Abu Dhabi, to underscore the need for all religions to live in harmony.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Rivers ‘serial killer’ confesses to police, reveals mode of operation — in pictures

The 39-years old notorious serial killer of women in hotels, Gracious David West, from Buguma in Asari-Toru local government area has confessed that he had actually killed’ a total of seven people and started killing from Ikeja, Lagos before moving to Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor tasks religious groups to address societal ills

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to collaborate with religious groups in addressing societal ills that impede development in society.

Cleric advises young women to stop transacting business in hotels

The Lead Pastor of Glorious Destiny Family Church, Borokiri, Port Harcourt, Pastor Akeem Idoniboye, has advised young women to stop transacting businesses in hotels in order to escape from a suspected serial killer that targets only young women.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Quality education expensive, scholarships only way out

Sen Magnus Abe on Sunday said that quality education was very expensive, and urged individuals, corporate bodies and religious institutions to provide scholarships to brilliant indigent scholars.
Archbishop Buti Tlhagale

South Africa Catholic bishops counter authorities, say attacks xenophobic

Catholic Bishops of South Africa have said the claim by the South African authorities that the attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in the country by some South Africans were not xenophobic was incorrect.
Humphrey Olumakaiye

Xenophobia: Anglican communion advises Nigeria, South Africa

The Diocese of Lagos, (Anglican Communion) has condemned in totality the ugly trend of xenophobic attacks of Nigerians and other African nationals by South Africans which reached its peak recently and has since sparked pockets of violent reprisals from citizens of victim-countries, especially Nigeria.

Internet fraud: Pastor urges Nigerian youths to change nation’s battered image

The Evangelism Director of the Northern Nigeria Union of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Pastor Vealumum Iorkyaa, has challenged Nigerian youths to change the battered image of the country incurred through internet fraud and other vices.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

CAN asks President Buhari to ban Miyetti Allah

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ban the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), an umbrella association of herdsmen in the country.

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Manchester United will reinforce squad in January – coach

Manchester United will try to sign one or two players in the January transfer window to improve their chances of finishing in the top four, but will not spend big on transfer fees and wages, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
A former Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has called for an end to political hostility between the former Governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole and his successor, Godwin Obaseki.

Oshiomhole-Obaseki feud: Ex-governorship aspirant sues for peace

A former Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has called for an end to political hostility between the former Governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole and his successor, Godwin Obaseki.
International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Tokyo will have to accept IOC plan to move marathon – organisers

Tokyo has little choice but to accept an International Olympic Committee (IOC) move to shift the 2020 marathon to a cooler Northern Island in Japan.
The Red Devils, led by Ed Woodward, are believed to be planning on a major spending spree in the new year after registering their worst-ever start to a Premier League season.

Manchester United using ‘spying firms’ to identify new targets

Manchester United are reportedly using a number of ‘spying firms’ to help them better assess potential transfers targets for the upcoming January transfer window.
Authorities remove the body of Valerie Lundeen - who was stabbed to death by her son, cops said.

Tarzan star’s wife stabbed to death by their son

The wife of Ron Ely, star of the 1960s Tarzan TV series, was stabbed to death by their son at their California home on Tuesday evening, say police.