Thursday, 14 October, 2021

Category: Religion


Gunmen wreaked havoc in Umuahia on Wednesday with the kidnap of two persons, a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Godfrey Chimezie, of St. Theresa Parish, Umuahia, and a lady. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the victims were abducted Read more…


Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State, has named 10 prominent Muslim scholars, community leaders and government officials to investigate the circumstances leading to the recent excessive flogging of some Arabic students in Ganmo, Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state. Read more…


Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that the fighter jets he is acquiring will be used to destroy the country. The cleric who spoke on Sunday during a sermon at Adoration Read more…


Pope Francis has expressed shame on behalf of himself and the Roman Catholic Church over the scale of sexual abuse committed against children in France after a damming report found hundreds of thousands of minors had been abused. Speaking on Read more…


A descendant of the Romanov dynasty that ruled the Russian Empire until its downfall during the Bolshevik Revolution married his new wife in an extravagant ceremony in the former imperial capital, St. Petersburg, on Friday. In what is expected to Read more…


By Ifeoma Ejiofor The Zenith Labour Party(ZLP) has appointed foremost entrepreneur, realtor and respected philanthropist Princess Esom Nwafor-Orizu as the Director-General of the Campaign Council in the Anambra State governorship election coming up on November 6th 2021. The governorship candidate Read more…


A man has been placed under house arrest in Russia after he beat up and concussed a doctor who inspected his wife and complimented her. The woman, a hijab-wearing Muslim, claimed the dermatologist dubbed her skin “beautiful.” The incident took Read more…


The suspended Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, Gombe State chapter, Rev. Sunday Congo, says he has written his handover note as requested by the national body of the Christian association. Congo was suspended by CAN following his felicitation of Read more…


Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has advised the National Assembly not to embark on any legislation over the collection of the Value Added Tax (VAT) and Stamp Duties, which are subjects of raging legal tussles between Read more…


The Vatican has rejected criticism from senior Israeli rabbis over remarks by Pope Francis about Jewish books of sacred law, saying he was not questioning their continuing validity for Jews today. Last month Reuters reported that Rabbi Rasson Arousi, who Read more…


Kano State Hisbah Board says it has confiscated two vehicles loaded with 5,760 cartons of assorted beer on Kano/Madobi road. This was contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the board, Lawan Ibrahim-Fagge, in Kano on Read more…


By Ifeoma Ejiofor The Peoples Democratic Party standard bearer in the November 6 Anambra State governorship election, Mr Valentine Ozigbo Wednesday received the blessings of a powerful Christian movement. The group, Masterseed Solidarity Movement, an inter-denominational mass movement of dedicated Read more…