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Cleric suggests ways to peace, unity

Evangelist Gibson Ezeh of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos says righteousness, forgiveness and honest love for one another are the major qualities needed to restore peace and unity in the country.

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.

Nigeria’s unity a divine arrangement – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Nigeria’s unity is a divine arrangement that nothing should be done to put asunder.

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.

Corruption, insecurity hampering Nigeria’s devt – Archbishop Kaigama

Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos, has said that corruption, insecurity, clashes between farmers and herders, kidnapping and other vices were hampering Nigeria’s growth and development.

What is hampering Nigeria’s development – Archbishop Kaigama

Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos, says corruption, insecurity, clashes between farmers and herders, kidnapping and other vices, were hampering Nigeria’s growth and development.

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