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Pope Francis, delivering his Sunday address to a live audience for the first time in more than a month, called for a lowering of tensions in eastern Ukraine and expressed anxiety over a military buildup.
First, he said he went to Kaduna to see his children who God saved from abductors. He was actually referring to eight members of the church who were recently abducted by gunmen in Kaduna but later regained their freedom. That was on their way to Kachia in preparation for the church’s Let’s Go a Fishing Easter programme.
The Catholic Diocese of Oyo has urged the Muslim faithful in Nigeria to embrace and pray for peace, justice, and an end to social vices in the country as they begin Ramadan fast.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it covered 1, 575 routes, impounded 3,205 vehicles, and apprehended 5,630 offenders for committing 6,880 offences during the Easter special patrol from March 31 to April 7.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Akwa Ibom Command says it arrested 240 road traffic offenders during the 2021 Special Easter Patrol.
The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Olu Agunloye, has lamented that insecurity, bad economy and other myriads of problems bedevilling the country was causing irreversible damages to the Nigerian Nation.
The Senate Committee on Health said on Thursday that the Presidency should have consulted the National Assembly before converting the the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to the Presidential Steering Committee.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday launched last-ditch efforts to stop the Governor of Zamfara State, Mr. Bello Matawalle, from defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Dr Bode Olanipekun, the State Commissioner For Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, stated this while addressing beneficiaries of the free train, who were returning to Lagos at Osogbo terminus of the Nigerian Railway Corporation on Tuesday.
Against the backdrop of corrupt practices in Nigeria, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center, CISLAC, on Tuesday, lamented the rising increase in corruption in Nigeria saying the country loses about $18bn annually to tax evasion, money laundering, and other related offenses especially outside the country.
The Spokesperson for the Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni, had on Easter Monday said the Police in Rivers State was at alert and capably ready to fight off any aggression from gunmen suspected to be members of Eastern Security Network (ESN), the armed wing of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), who have been attacking police and
It was indeed a bleak Easter for the most wanted drug baron in Nasarawa state, Sami Ashoko as he did not only spend the festive season in custody, his warehouse filled with skunk was also raided and 100 bags of the illicit drug weighing 1,095.3kg seized.
The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has said the corporate existence of the nation is daily threatened by terrorists, insurgents, militants, secessionists and kidnappers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) special troops operations for fighting banditry, kidnapping, cattle rusting and other criminalities.
Imo governor, Hope Uzodinma, has condemned in strong terms the attack by gunmen at the Police Command Headquarters and the Correctional Service Centre in Owerri describing it as 'barbaric'.
Some domestic airlines operators have expressed satisfaction on the level of patronage by passengers travelling to various parts of the country during the Easter celebration.
The minister of state for power, Gody Jeddy Agba has called on Christians to observe the teachings of Easter and the death of Jesus Christ as reflection on the values of Christianity which include the love for neigbours, promotion of peace, and unity amongst men.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
Stand-in captain Jordi Alba defended Spain's performance in the draw with Poland and says they will advance from Group E.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has received five executive bills from Gov. Abdullahi Sule for its consideration and approval.
The Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Bagudu, has vowed to lead a search and rescue mission into the forest where over 100 students kidnapped on...
Ukraine will not be lulled into complacency by the fact a draw in their final Group C game against Austria guarantees progress to the Euro 2020 knockouts, coach Andriy Shevchenko said on Sunday.
Argentina punched their ticket to the Copa America quarter-finals after beating Paraguay 1-0 at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia in a historic night for Lionel Messi.