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A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

Anglican Bishop asks federal government to stop manhandling defenseless agitators

Anglican Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, Rt Rev Godffrey Obijuru Ibeawuchi, has warned the Federal government against manhandling people who are genuinely expressing their desires on some burning national issues.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Insecurity: Ohaneze president, monarchs walk out as IGP meets South-East governors

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, is currently in a closed-door meeting with governors of the South-East at the Government House, Enugu.

Bishop Kukah: Only Northern Muslims holding strategic positions under President Buhari

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, on Tuesday, hit President Mohammed Buhari hard.

Bishop Kukah: President Buhari’s government most nepotistic, narcissistic in Nigeria’s history

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto archdiocese, Mathew Kukah, has described the government of President Muhammadu Buhari as the most nepotistic and narcissistic government in Nigeria’s history.
Anglican Bishops of Owerri Province have described the controversial Supreme Court judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo and replaced him with Senator Hope Uzodinma as a “momentary setback”.

Anglican Bishops: Supreme Court judgement a momentary setback for Imo people

Anglican Bishops of Owerri Province have described the Supreme Court judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo and replaced him with Senator Hope Uzodinma as a “momentary setback”.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Amnesty, CAN tackle President Buhari over killing of cleric by Boko Haram

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to clear his name of the allegations of favouritism and nepotism by reconstituting the leadership of the various security agencies in the country, following the killing of the association’s chairman in Adamawa State, Reverend Lawan Andimi, on Monday, by Boko Haram.

Federal government replies Bishop Kukah over his recent comments on insecurity

The Federal Government has replied the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Revd (Dr) Matthew Hassan Kukah, over his recent comments on the insecurity plaguing the country.
Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and Apostolic Administrator of Jos Archdiocese, has confirmed the appointment of Mathew Audu as the Archbishop of Jos.

Ignatius Kaigama confirms Mathew Audu’s appointment as Archbishop of Jos

Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and Apostolic Administrator of Jos Archdiocese, has confirmed the appointment of Mathew Audu as the Archbishop of Jos.

Bishop Kukah describes federal government as fundamentalists without bombs

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has described the Nigerian government as “Islamic fundamentalists without bombs.”

Cleric urges Christians to participate in politics

Diocese of the Igbomina West Anglican Communion, Irepodun of Kwara state has enjoined Christians “not to sit on the fence or fold their arms but to actively participate in politics.”

TY Danjuma donates N5 billion to diocese of Lagos Centenary City project

Former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, multi-millionaire businessman and philanthropist, General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, GCON, has made what can be the single largest donation of 5 Billion Naira to the Diocese of Lagos Centenary City project.
Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the monthly allowance of corps members is tied to the national minimum wage and any hike will depend on the new wage.

NYSC chief wades into property rift with Anglican Church

The face-off between the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra state and the Anglican Diocese on property ownership has been resolved following intervention of the Director General of the scheme, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim.

Police vow to rescue abducted Catholic priest

The Enugu State Police Command said it has activated the mechanism and heightened efforts to rescue the abducted Catholic Priest of the Nsukka Catholic Diocese, Rev.Fr. Malachy Asadu.

NYSC appeals to church to release its orientation materials in Anambra

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) directorate in Anambra has appealed to the leadership of Anglican Diocese on the Niger to release its property at its Umunya temporary orientation camp.

Archbishop: Hate speech death penalty antithetical to development

The Archbishop, Methodist Church Nigeria, Ibadan Archdiocese, Most Rev’d Muyiwa Odejayi, has described as “antithetical to development”, the proposed death penalty for hate speech in a bill before the National Assembly. He gave the warning...
Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.

Pope appoints Makurdi diocese priest as ‘Chaplains to His Holiness’

Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.
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Anglican bishop calls for selfless leadership

Bishop Godwin Robinson, Anglican Communion, Lafia Diocese, has called on the government at all levels to put the right structures on ground with effective planning and implementation on policies and programmes.

South-East governors, leaders to meet President Buhari over Enugu airport, deplorable roads

South East Governors and leaders of the region are expected to meet with President Muhammad Buhari in Abuja this week.

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Nigerian authorities have selected a consortium to set up an aviation leasing company as part of plans to overhaul the country’s aviation sector.

Nigeria picks Egypt Air consortium for aviation partnership

Nigerian authorities have selected a consortium to set up an aviation leasing company as part of plans to overhaul the country’s aviation sector.
Policemen wearing face masks warn drivers on the road between Codogno and Casalpusterlengo, which has been closed by the Italian government due to a coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy, February 23, 2020. REUTERS-Guglielmo Mangiapane.

Coronavirus: EU orders quarantine for staff who travelled to Northern Italy

EU institutions, on Tuesday, ordered staff who travelled to areas of Northern Italy hit by an outbreak of coronavirus to stay at home for two weeks.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

Insecurity: House of Reps restates call for resignation of service chiefs

With the increasing spate of killings in the country, the House of Representatives has again passed a vote of no confidence on the Service Chiefs and National Security Adviser, calling for their immediate resignation.

Tax tribunal orders firm to pay N1.7 billion to FIRS

The Tax Appeal Tribunal, Lagos Zone, has ruled as lawful an assessment in additional tax liability of N1.738,481,875.33 issued to Prime Plastichem Nigeria Limited (PPNL) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as the correct income tax which the PPNL should pay on its profit for doing business in Nigeria under the provisions of Transfer Pricing Regulation No1 2012.
William Troost-Ekong returned from injury to help Udinese claim a 0-0 draw against Hellas Verona in a Serie A game on Tuesday evening.

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong risks suspension

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong is just one yellow card away from a mandatory one-game suspension in the Italian Serie A.