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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.

Flood: Badagry residents count losses in homes, churches, farmlands

Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops and farmlands.

Kebbi governor donates N30 million to build churches

Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has donated N30m to the Christian community in Zuru Emirates to build churches.

Mental disease: Cost of medication forces people to seek help in churches, mosques –...

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Peter Ogunnubi, says huge cost of orthodox medication forces people with mental disorder to seek helps in Churches, Mosques and herbal homes.

Pastor beaten for flouting community’s order not to conduct Sunday service

Following what could be regarded as violation of the country’s secular status, the General Overseer of the City of God Rest Ministry, Pastor Destiny Eguavoen, was on Sunday beaten up by youths of Urora community in Edo State for flouting the community’s order to stop church service before 8am.
The Apostolic Church Nigeria (TACN) has called on the three tiers of government to galvanise economic policies that would cushion the harsh effect of youths unemployment on the nation. It’s National President, Pastor Sampson Igwe, made the call on Saturday at a news conference on the Presidential tour of LAWNA Territory held at the Convention Ground, Olurunda, Ketu, Lagos.

Apostolic Church urges governments to tackle youths unemployment

The Apostolic Church Nigeria (TACN) has called on the three tiers of government in the country to galvanise economic policies that would cushion the harsh effect of youths’ unemployment on the nation.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN lauds Oyo governor for exempting churches from paying taxes, levies

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Oyo State chapter, has lauded the state governor, Seyi Makinde, for abolishing the controversial taxes imposed on churches and mosques by the immediate past administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Why northern states deny churches C-of-O

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused some northern state governors of deliberately denying churches Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) so that their facilities could be easily demolished at anytime without much litigation.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram terrorists kill nine in Borno

At least, nine people have been reportedly killed in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital following attack on a farm at Ajilari community in Mere Local Government Area.

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.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC denies posting corps members to religious centres in Ondo

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ondo State has described as fake alleged posting of corps members to religious organisations, especially churches in the state.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Kogi guber: CAN denies calling for prayer against Governor Bello, others

The Kogi State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says it has not issued any mass prayer against any political party or their candidates toward the November 16 governorship election in the state.
President Ramaphosa has prioritised land redistribution as he seeks to win public support ahead of election next year [Themba Hadebe-AP]

Xenophobia: Catholic bishops knock South African government over attacks on foreign nationals

Catholic Bishops in South Africa have dismissed claims by the South African government that the attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in the former apartheid nation were not xenophobic as incorrect. This was contained in...
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.
Founder of High Tower Prayer Ministry, Ipaja, Lagos State, Prophet Olawale Ikotun, has said that the solution to Nigeria’s problems is prayers.

Cleric: Only prayers can resolve Nigeria’s problems

Founder of High Tower Prayer Ministry, Ipaja, Lagos State, Prophet Olawale Ikotun, has said that the solution to Nigeria’s problems is prayers.
Ibrahim Shekarau

Kano senator slams Rivers governor over mosque ‘demolition’

The Former Kano State Governor and Senator Representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, has slammed Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for allegedly demolishing a mosque in Port Harcourt.

FRSC arrests 1,396 over 1, 484 offences in Enugu

The Federal Road Safety Corps has arrested 1,396 traffic offenders and recorded 1,484 offences in Enugu State this 2019, an official said on Thursday.
Vice President, Living Faith Church otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Abioye, has disclosed on Sunday, that no fewer than 4, 097, new churches were planted across Nigeria between March and August 18th, 2019.

Winners Chapel: We planted 4,097 new churches in six months

Vice President, Living Faith Church otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Abioye, has disclosed on Sunday, that no fewer than 4, 097, new churches were planted across Nigeria between March and August 18th, 2019.

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Edo governor urges political office holders, party chieftains to observe protocols

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has called on political office holders and party chieftains to observe protocol while visiting the state to ensure their security and avoid unnecessary attacks.

Court to hear suit challenging levies in Ikeja computer village

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, adjourned until Nov. 19, to hear a suit challenging the imposition of levies in the Ikeja Computer Village.
The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has attributed the current security challenges in the country to the way in which Nigerians have been ignoring God’s commands and adopting satanic behaviours.

Emir flays media on fake Buhari marriage

Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has urged media organisations to be more professional in their efforts to disseminate information to Nigerians.
NSCDC

Two ‘rapists’ arrested in Ibadan

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, said it had arrested two men, Muyiwa Olatunde, 32, and Fatai Wahab in connection with alleged rape.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: 2.37 million voters, 25,813 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.