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The Minority caucus in the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to use the forty-day Lenten period to pray for peace and unity of the nation
As Christians in Nigeria mark the Ash Wednesday, the Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmannuel Badejo, has called on government and other stakeholders to speak out against the incessant killings in the country.
Virgil van Dijk has agreed a new contract which will keep him at Liverpool for the prime years of his career.
An Afghan man suspected of stabbing two American tourists last year at Amsterdam’s Central Station told judges on Monday he travelled to the Netherlands “to protect the Prophet Mohammed”.
Enugu State Governor and Governor-elect, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has urged Christians and indeed all Nigerians, to take advantage of Christ’s resurrection, which Easter symbolizes, to sustain their abiding faith in God and promote peace, love, unity and virtues that enhance the progress of the country.
As Lenten season draws to an end, some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have described the lifestyle and diet changes made during the fast as “wholesome and sacrificial.”
French judges have dropped their long-running investigation into the deadly 1994 attack on former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked the country’s genocide, a legal source told AFP on Wednesday.
Six people have been arrested as part of a preliminary investigation into a suspected plan to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, an official close to the probe said on Tuesday.
France’s opposition conservative party said on Tuesday it had asked for a vote of no-confidence against the government over the furore engulfing President Emmanuel Macron’s bodyguard, who was filmed hitting protesters during a May Day rally.
French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian pushed a deal paving the way for elections in Libya during a visit on Monday to the chaos-ridden country.
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.
An Italian judge is expected to decide on December 20 whether to send two oil majors, Eni and Shell, to trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria, two legal sources said on Tuesday.
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The English top-flight sought and secured government approval in principle to roll over its existing rights agreement with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video and BBC Sport.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his administration will “use all available resources and manpower in dealing with bandits” who have been terrorising several parts of Nigeria.
The Nigeria put up a superb display in the game and earned special praise from manager Steven Gerrard, who picked him as the man of the match.
Tech powerhouse Taiwan resumed power early in the evening on Thursday following several hours of phased blackouts islandwide, a problem that briefly impacted major semiconductor firm TSMC.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Kampala, Uganda, to represent Nigeria at the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of implementing what it described as ‘lopsided development policy’ in Rivers State.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) says that mock examination slips for its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now be printed out in preparation for the exercise.
Wife of the Bayelsa State governor, Dr. Mrs. Gloris Diri, has restated government’s commitment to revitalise primary healthcare facilities in local government areas across the state.
Hoodlums have burnt down a Police Station in Bende Local Government of Abia State.