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Muslim Clerics and Youth Organization on Thursday felicitated with Christians on the commencement of the Lenten season and urged them to use the occasion to pray for peace and stability in the country.
The observance of Ash Wednesday and celebration of Valentine’s Day on Feb.14 has generated mixed feeling among a section of Nigerians.
Msgr. Gabriel Osu, Director of Social Communications, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, has urged Christians to use the Lenten period to draw nearer to God through constant prayers, and forsake their sins.
Some Lagosians on Sunday said celebrating Valentine’s Day on the same day that most Christians will start observing the 40-day Lenten season might cause some conflicts of interest.
Pope Francis has invited Roman Catholics, all Christians and members of other religions to observe Feb. 23 as a day of prayer, fasting and initiatives for peace.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Tuesday flayed the deployment of divisional police officers in Kwara-South, saying the exercise could negatively affect the credibility of the November 17 election to fill the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin seat, which became vacant following the death of a former member representing the constituency, Funke Adedoyin.
The Ekiti State Government has ordered heads of public primary and secondary schools, who had collected unauthorized levies at the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic year, to return same to their pupils and students.
Players of Super Eagles have praised Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his incentive of $25,000 for every goal in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.
A group, PDP Governance Grassroots Group (PG3), has urged all support groups to present a robust campaign ahead of the general election next year.
United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has said Nigeria is a beacon of hope not only to West Africa, but to Africa and the world, stressing that whatever affects the country affects the world.
Turkey has given recordings on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.
Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director-General (DG), National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has urged Nigerians to consume good diets free of any contamination to guarantee healthy living.
Kwara state command of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two persons in possession of three tonnes of compressed cannabis valued at N250 million in an open market.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan says the "culture" at Arsenal has changed since Unai Emery replaced Arsene Wenger in the summer.
The death toll from destructive wildfires hitting California rose to 25 as rescue workers recovered 14 more bodies of people killed by the late-season infernos.