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An aggrieved group of the Catholic faithful led by bishops have shut down Abuja in protest over unending killings in Nigeria which is perceived to be targeted at Christians particularly in northern Nigeria.

Catholic bishops, faithful protest insecurity in Nigeria

An aggrieved group of the Catholic faithful led by bishops have shut down Abuja in protest over unending killings in Nigeria which is perceived to be targeted at Christians particularly in northern Nigeria.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Only fervent prayers‘ll save Nigeria

To overcome the socio-economic challenges currently facing Nigeria, the immediate past Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has admonished Nigerians to be fervent in prayers and adopt legitimate measures of survival.

Cardinal Onaiyekan bows out as Abuja Catholic Archbishop, hands over to Archbishop Kaigama

Cardinal John Onaiyekan on Tuesday formally bowed out as the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and handed over to his successor, Ignatius Kaigama.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.

President Buhari hails Archbishop Kaigama’s appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the appointment of Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama as the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja by the Holy Father, Pope Francis.
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.
The Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, on Sunday described the late 14-year-old Vivian Ogu, who was murdered by robbers as an example to all Christians in Nigeria and the rest of the world.

Pope, Governor Obaseki hail slain 14-year-old Nigerian girl

The Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, on Sunday described the late 14-year-old Vivian Ogu, who was murdered by robbers as an example to all Christians in Nigeria and the rest of the world.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Everyone deserves love, fairness regardless of faith, ethnicity

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that all human beings, regardless of faith or ethnicity, desire to be valued, loved, and given the basics of life–food, shelter and clothing sufficient for self and family.

Sultan, CAN leader emerge officials of International religious body

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, and the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, have emerged Honorary Presidents of the Council of Religions for Peace (RfP).

Cardinal Onaiyekan charges Fulani leaders to caution their people

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan on Saturday called on Fulani leaders to caution their people against violence before things get out of hand in the country.
W. Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria

Ramadan: US envoy tasks Nigerians on peace, unity

The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has called on Nigerians to use the Ramadan period to foster peace and unity amongst themselves irrespective of religious or ethnic affiliation.
Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Nigeria dancing on the brink of chaos

Former archbishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan, says Nigeria has turned its resources into crises and problems.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Victory is sure despite challenges

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on Nigerians to be steadfast and believe that despite the challenges facing the nation, victory is sure.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Nigerians are getting poorer, feeling hopeless, helpless

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, yesterday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to change his style of leadership, if Nigeria must recover from its current social-economic crises, saying Nigerians are getting poorer, feeling hopeless and helpless.

NAPTIP: Irregular migration setback to economy, national development

The National Agency for the Protection of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has raised the alarm over the undying desire of some Nigerians and African youths to leave the shores of the continent irrespective of the means of exit.

Cardinal Onaiyekan urges federal government to step up security on Abuja-Kaduna road

The Former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence John Onaiyekan, has urged the Federal Government to address the insecurity along Abuja/Kaduna road.
Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan

Cardinal Onaiyekan: I’ll resign if I were president of country whose citizens migrate

Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, said on Saturday, that he would not hesitate to resign if he were president of a country whose citizens are anxious of migration.

FCTA commits to peaceful co-existence of religious faiths

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has reiterated the administration’s commitment to peaceful co-existence among different religious faiths in the territory.

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