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As the killing of farmers in Benue and other states of their federation by suspected armed Fulani mercenaries continue unabated, Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday implored there Federal Government to urgently seek for the assistance of the International Community to end the impunity perpetrated by herdsmen insurgents against the people.
The representative of the Pope in Nigeria will lead about 50 Catholic bishops to the mass burial of two priests and parishioners, who were killed by herdsmen at Mbalon community in the Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State on Tuesday.
Vice President Yemi Osibajo has denied claims that the killings in Benue were the outcome of a planned agenda to eliminate the people.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned Tuesday’s killing of two Catholic priests and 17 other worshippers, during a church service in Benue State by armed herdsmen, saying that the action was not only despicable but unheard of in the history of this country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described as vile and satanic the killing of worshippers and two priests at a Catholic church in Ukpor-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State.
Reverend Fr. Lawrence Soja-Anyembugu, Parish Priest in charge of St Sylvester Catholic Church, New Nyanya, Nasarawa state, has sponsored the marriage of 136 couples within two weeks.
The tithe debate kick-started by the radio presenter known as Daddy Freeze is causing ripples in the Nigerian church. It has done one big thing among Christians: It has reduced the fear that has enveloped Christians for decades – the fear ingrained in them not to question whatever is said by the spiritual leaders – for fear of incurring the wrath of God.
The Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku-Akpolkpolo, Oba Ewuare II, has tasked traditional rulers, Priests, Enogies and other stakeholders in the State, to device traditional means to tackle the recent upsurge in kidnapping and other violent crimes.
Thousands of Filipinos Saturday called for an end to extrajudicial killings as the funeral of a boy killed by police turned into the largest single demonstration yet against President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drug war.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said Nigeria is sliding into anarchy because of the governance style of the APC-led federal government.
Some aviation unions on Friday said the sector had recorded significant improvements under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Saturday with a prospect of isolated thunderstorms over Yola, Mambila Plateau, Abuja, Kaduna and Lafia.
Suspected kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, better known as Evans, on Friday, asked a Lagos high court sitting in Igbosere to quash all the charges filed against him by the Lagos state government.
Regular consumers of crabs are less prone to chronic heart disease and can have long lifespan, a nutritionist, Olusola Malomo, said on Friday.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday ordered the arrest of a sacked private investigator for Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Mr. Victor Uwajeh.
Barely 24 hours after the Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Ogundeji Iroju, was impeached; the Assembly reinstated him back to his former position.
The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon.
Liverpool have complained to the "highest levels" of European football governing body UEFA as spiralling accommodation and travel costs threaten to turn the Champions League final against Real Madrid into a nightmare for fans.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday said that former National Publicity Secretary to the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, deliberately fell down as the court’s proceedings were about to start on Monday.