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Bishop Kukah: President Buhari desecrated Supreme Court with Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has been acting in gross disobedience to court orders with flagrant disregard to rule of law while launching attacks on the media.

Elections: Nigerians should not suspect the referee – Bishop Kukah

Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Dr Matthew Hassan Kukah, has advised Nigerians to have confidence in the nation’s electoral umpire, INEC and other relevant security agencies hence they have promised to give their best in the general elections.

Bishop Kukah: Years of neglecting youths, cause of insecurity

Most Rev. (Dr.) Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has lamented the inability of the Federal Government to protect Nigerians.
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Oby Ezekwesili signs elections peace accord

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has signed the 2019 General Elections Peace accord.
President Buhari participates at Signing of Peace Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by Presidential Candidates and Party Chairmen in Abuja on 11th Dec 2018-5

2019: Muhammadu Buhari, 67 others commit to peaceful electioneering

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday set the tone for rancour-free 2019 electioneering as he joined 67 other presidential candidates to sign a peace accord anchored by the National Peace Committee.

Ben Murray-Bruce to deliver keynote speech at AUN’s Founder’s Day

The Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency and chairman of the Senate Committee on Privatization, Ben Murray-Bruce, will deliver the keynote speech at the 13th Founder’s Day ceremony of the American University of Nigeria.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

David Oyedepo: Why I was present at Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar reconciliation meeting

The Founder of Living Faith Church, popularly known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has explained the reason for his presence at the reconciliation meeting between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his erstwhile deputy, ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election.

OBJ-Atiku meeting: I went to witness reconciliation not endorse – Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that his meeting with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar was to serve as witness to the peaceful reconciliation of a prolonged dispute between the two leaders.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

David Oyedepo: I don’t belong to any political party

The general overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepo, has said he does not belong to any party.
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CAN, NSCIA mount pressure on Muhammadu Buhari to save Leah Sharibu

As the October 15 deadline set by Boko Haram to execute abducted school girl, Leah Sharibu, if the federal government fails to meet its demands draws near, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) yesterday mounted pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to do all in his powers to save her life.

Matthew Kukah: No president worldwide can be as irresponsible as Nigerian president

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that no president of any country in the world can be as irresponsible in the usage of power as a Nigerian president.

Sultan: You can’t kill by pretending to fight for God

The Sultan Of Sokoto and president general, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday cautioned religious fanatics against killing their fellow human in the name of God.

Sokoto to host Catholic Bishops Conference

A total of 75 Bishops are expected to attend the 2018 Catholic Bishops Conference in Sokoto beginning on Sept. 6.

Bishop Kukah: Politicians can go over oceans of blood and corpses to steal votes

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, says the continuous killings in the country is as a result of desperation of politicians to hold power.

Bishop Kukah: Politics has become a killing game in Nigeria

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Revd Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that the desperation by politicians for public office is the reason they are turning the country into a killing field ahead of the 2019 polls.

Governor Wike, Bishop Kukah differ on how to entrench democracy in Nigeria

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, on Monday disagreed on the best way to entrench and consolidate democracy in Nigeria.

Bishop Kukah blames Nigeria’s leadership woes on poor parenting

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has blamed the nation’s challenges on poor parenting, which, according to him, is a reflection of our leadership‎.

Bishop Kukah warns President Buhari over leadership style

Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to review his leadership style, lest the nation plunges into deeper crisis.

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Coalition salutes troops over responsiveness to Boko Haram threats to disrupt elections

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the Nigerian Army over its responsiveness to Boko Haram threat to disrupt the 2019 general elections.

Official: Nigerian troops kill 37 Zamfara bandits, rescue 80 people

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Thibaut Courtois: Gareth Bale snubbed Real Madrid team-mates

Thibaut Courtois has criticised Real Madrid team-mate Gareth Bale for not adapting to the Spanish way of life, saying the Welsh forward has been dubbed "the golfer" by the rest of the squad.

Alex Otti: Governor Ikpeazu lacks capacity to lead

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, has said that he does not have any personal problem with the incumbent governor of the state, Okezie Ikpeazu, “apart from the fact that the governor lacks the capacity to govern the state.”
Arjen Robben will not play again in 2018 due to concerns about aggravating a thigh injury, Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has confirmed.

Arjen Robben: Anfield is the ‘worst stadium’ for me

Arjen Robben says Anfield is his "worst stadium" as he prepares to return there with Bayern Munich on Tuesday.