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Enugu Catholic Church Calls For Vigilance, Self Defence

1 day ago /

The Catholic Diocese Of Enugu, South-East Nigeria is calling on Nigerians to be vigilant and stand up to defend themselves in the face of the current security threats in the country.

Buhari Enjoins Muslims To Increase Their Love For Humanity

1 week ago /

President Buhari has enjoined Muslims in Nigeria to increase their love for humanity, acts of charity, kindness, generosity and gratitude as they commence the 30-day Ramadan fast.

Mother’s Day: Cleric Asks Mothers To Embrace God

2 months ago /

Mothers have been charged to draw closer to the lord and arm themselves with the word of God.               

Pope Appoints Apostolic Administrator For Ahiara-Mbaise Diocese

3 months ago /

Following the resignation of most Rev Peter Ebere Okpalaeke as the bishop of Ahaira-Mbaise Diocese in Imo state, as a result of the crisis that had lingered for nearly six years in that diocese, his holiness pope Francis on Monday appointed most rev. Lucius Ugorji, the bishop of Umuahia as the apostolic administrator of Ahaira diocese.

Catholic Bishops Conference Charge Government On Security Challenges

3 months ago /

The catholic bishops conference of Nigeria has called on the federal government to intensify its efforts in ending the current spate of killings and other security challenges across the country.

Christians Observe Ash Wednesday To Begin Lent

3 months ago /

Christians have been asked to use the Lenten period which begins this Ash Wednesday to show love to mankind and draw closer to God.

President Buhari Felicitates With Christians On The Occasion Of The Lenten Season

3 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Christians in Nigeria on the solemn occasion of the commencement of this year’s Lenten season.

Governor Bello Apologise To The Catholic Bishops Of Nigeria

3 months ago /

Kogi State governor Yahaya Bello has again offered his apologies to the catholic bishops of Nigeria over a statement credited to him by a section of the media.

Religious Leaders Oppose Cattle Colonies

3 months ago /

Opposition continues to mount against the proposed cattle colonies for herdsmen. The latest is coming from some religious leaders in the country.

Catholic Bishops Challenge Buhari On Poverty, Insecurity, Fear In Nigeria

3 months ago /

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria CBCN says the goodwill which President Muhammadu Buhari enjoyed when he assumed office in 2015 has fast depleted due to failure in certain aspects of Governance.

Catholic Priest Seeks Government/Church Partnership To Curb Human Trafficking

3 months ago /

The federal government has been told to partner faith based organisations to end the menace of human trafficking across the shores of Nigeria.

Pentecostal Fellowship Of Nigeria Rues Insecurity

3 months ago /

The Pentecostal fellowship of Nigeria, PFN wants the Nigerian government to come clean on the issue of cattle colonies and other related security challenges across the country.

Pope Francis Ends Latin America Tour

4 months ago /

Pope Francis has celebrated an open-air mass for more than a million people in the Peruvian capital, lima at the end of his south American tour. The pope described politics as "more sick than well". He also highlighted the fact that three recent Peruvian presidents have been jailed or charged with corruption. In...

C.A.N Accuses Muslim Fundamentalists Of Attack On Churches In Ilorin

4 months ago /

The Kwara state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has accused Muslim fundamentalists of being behind the new year mayhem in the state that led to the vandalization of church properties and attack on its members. The commissioner of police and the chairman of the Quoreeb Muslim society however insisted...

Pope Celebrates First Mass In Myanmar

5 months ago /

Pope Francis has celebrated his first public mass in Myanmar, staunchly defending ethnic rights in a nation facing accusations of ethnic cleansing. Some 150,000 followers attended the mass in the city of Yangon. Francis referred to the "wounds of violence" from ethnic conflict but urged people to shun revenge, saying it was...

Bishop Conference: Focus On Nigeria’s Unity

7 months ago /

Governments at all levels in Nigeria have been told to make peace, justice and fairness their watchwords to reduce the spate of agitations in the country.  This was he position of clergymen at the maiden catholic/Methodist bishop’s conference held in Abuja. Disunity and tension among various ethnic groups in Nigeria has been...

Dolapo Osinbajo Advice Women To Be Agents Of Transformation

8 months ago /

The wife of the Nigeria’s vice president, Dolapo Osinbajo wants Christian women to be agents of transformation of Nigeria through pilgrimages to the holy land. She was speaking at an event in Abuja tagged “greater women pilgrimage convocation, which was organised by the Nigeria Christian pilgrims commission. The wife of the vice...

Kano Declares Friday Public Holiday

8 months ago /

The Kano State Government has declared Friday, Sept. 22, as public holiday to mark the new Islamic year. Friday, Sept. 22, is the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar and it marks the beginning of the new Islamic year 1439 after Hijra. A statement by the state...

Catholic Bishop Conference Ends Plenary Session

8 months ago /

The catholic bishops conference of Nigeria has ended their second plenary session of the year in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital with a call on the federal government to employ democratic measures in dealing with the wave of agitations in some parts of the country.  In a communiqué issued at...

Nigeria Hajj Pilgrims Begin Return Journey

8 months ago /

The first flight of about four hundred and eighty-five returning Nigerian pilgrims has departed king Abdul-Aziz international airport, Jeddah, to Abuja Information from the command and control centre of the national hajj commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, shows that the first flight took off at about ten o'clock am Saudi time to...

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