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Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

NCDC urges Nigerians to stay home as they celebrate Easter

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has urged Nigerians to continue to comply with Federal Govervenment directive by staying at home as they celebrate Easter.

Easter: FRSC chief calls for sustained adherence to lockdown order

As motorists across the country gear up towards a hitch free year 2020 Easter celebration, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps Dr Boboye Oyeyemi felicitates with the Christian faithfuls, and has called on all motorists to sustain adherence to the respective lockdown orders and adhere to the maximum safety and health standards in vehicles amidst the rising case of COVID-19 in the country.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Easter: Police to continue enforcement of restriction order

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday said the social restriction order would continue during the Easter celebration in states where the order had been in ordered.

Easter celebration: Cleric tasks Christians on true worship

As Nigerians celebrate Easter this weekend, Diocesan Bishop of Lagos Diocese, Anglican Communion, His Lordship, Rt. Rev. (Dr) Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye, has tasked Christians on the essence of true worship.
A deacon pours the fragrances into the vessel filled with oil to make the Chrism (Vatican Media)

Pope celebrates Holy Thursday ahead of foot-washing ritual

Pope Francis is ushering in the most solemn period in the Catholic liturgical calendar by celebrating a Holy Thursday Mass, made more poignant this year following the devastation of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral.
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he arrives at the front entrance of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris, as flames engulf its roof on April 15, 2019. – A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks. The fire, which began in the early evening, sent flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the Paris sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in sheer horror. (Photo by PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL / AFP)

Emmanuel Macron vows to build a more beautiful Notre-Dame in five years

With over €700 million pledged by French businessmen and Apple CEO Tim Cook, President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral “even more beautifully” within five years.

Easter: Jesus didn’t specifically tell us what to celebrate – cleric

The Bishop of Bomadi Diocese of the Catholic Church, Most Rev Hyacinth Egbebo, has said that the Easter Christian festivities were mainly observed all over the world to honour the Lord Jesus Christ and to keep the church abreast with key events that had led to the salvation of the human race.

Filipina domestic worker executed in Saudi Arabia

The 39-year-old was put to death on Tuesday and her family was notified the following day, said Elmer Cato from the Philippines department of foreign affairs.
Pope Francis (C) waves at the end of the Via Crucis ceremony on the main highway running along Panama City’s Pacific shoreline, on January 25, 2019. – The World Youth Day celebrations have drawn around 200,000 young people from around the world to Panama, where Pope Francis is expected to defend Central American migrants and human rights. (Photo by Luis Acosta / AFP)

Pope to tackle dwindling vocations to priesthood at Panama meeting

Pope Francis will meet young student priests on Saturday on the fourth day of his visit to Panama for World Youth Day celebrations, a day after the clergy sex abuse scandal haunting his papacy returned to the spotlight.

Easter: Governor Aregbesola preaches love, peace

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has urged Christians to embrace the lesson of Easter by continuing to live in peace with their neighbours.

President Buhari is working painstakingly to right Nigeria’s wrongs – Dakuku Peterside

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari is working painstakingly to right the wrongs of the past and put the country on a sure footing.

Easter: Governor Lalong admonishes citizens on sacrifice

Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, has reminded all Christians that the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday, gives hope to a world in need of Physical and Spiritual healing.

Good Friday: Fish dealers make brisk business in Enugu

In the spirit of Good Friday, fish dealers in Enugu, say they have recorded boom in sales, expressing happiness over the unprecedented patronage.

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