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Vatican finance chief to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell became the highest-ranked Catholic ever to be sent to trial over historic sex offences Tuesday, with the elderly priest vowing to fight the charges.

Catholic Bishops criticise gender equality bill

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has criticised the “Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill” saying some of its content could “provide an avenue for the legalisation of many anti-human life and anti-family activities.”

Cardinal Onaiyekan urges politicians to eschew selfishness

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John-Cardinal Onaiyekan, has challenged politicians to put an end to lips service and work selflessly and in the fear of God so that the development of the nation could be achieved.

Disgraced US cardinal Bernard Law dies

U.S. cardinal Bernard Law, who was at the centre of a huge paedophile priest scandal that rocked the US Catholic Church in 2002, has died in Rome aged 86.

US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has Parkinson’s disease

American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has the degenerative neurological disease Parkinson's.

IPOB: Parable of the stubborn fly

Today, how pathetic that lieutenants of the absconding coward who yesterday spoke the language of thunder, evoking the imagery of bloodshed and Armageddon, are suddenly defending that “IPOB is non-violent”.

Pope Francis to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh

Pope Francis will travel to Myanmar and Bangladesh later this year for a landmark visit set to focus international attention on the plight of the stateless Rohingya Muslim minority.

Singer says she’s suicidal in Facebook video

Singer Annie Lennox on Tuesday said she was “concerned for the safety” of fellow performer Sinead O’Connor after she posted a tearful video in which she said she was “fighting… to stay alive”.

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Nasarawa APC declares for President Buhari’s re-election

The Nasarawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.

Asiwaju Tinubu: APC never lost any election under Henry Ajomale

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday commended the outgoing Lagos State executive of the party led by Chief Henry Ajomale.

Flying Eagles battle Mauritania in U20 AFCON playoff after edging past Guinea Bissau

The Flying Eagles will now battle shock troopers Mauritania in the final playoff for a place at the 2019 AFCON in Niger after they edged past Guinea Bissau today in Calabar.