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Run away from sin

The Bible says all have sinned and come short of God’s glory.

Lent: Muslims group urges Christians to pray for peace, stability in Nigeria

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.

Governor El-Rufai salutes Christians at Lent

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has saluted Christians as the holy season of Lent begins.

Valentine celebration generates public debate in Nasarawa

The observance of Ash Wednesday and celebration of Valentine’s Day on Feb.14 has generated mixed feeling among a section of Nigerians.

Ash Wednesday: Catholic cleric urges Christians to draw nearer to God

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.

Lagosians react as Valentine’s Day, Ash Wednesday fall on same day

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.

Be wary of easy sex, drugs, money – Pope Francis

Catholics should be wary of easy sex, drugs and money offered by “false prophets,” Pope Francis warned on Tuesday, in a message for Lent.

Pope Francis declares February 23 world fasting, praying day

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.

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W. Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria

US envoy: Nigeria beacon of hope to Africa, World

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.