Foremost inter-faith group, NIFROP  writes UK Ambassador to Nigeria over Christian genocide allegation, calls for caution

The National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisations for Peace (NIFROP) has called for caution over allegations of genocide against Christians in Nigeria. The renowned inter-faith group gave the charge in a letter titled: ‘Allegation of Christian Genocide in Nigeria and the Need for Caution’ to the British Ambassador to Nigeria on Monday. Co-signed by National Co-ordinator, Bishop Sunday Garuba and co-coordinator, Sheik …

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Southern Kaduna: Sultan Visits El-Rufai Over Crisis

The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar on Monday paid a private visit to Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. The Sultan’s visit comes barely 24 hours after the Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi visited El-Rufai to discuss issues bothering on security and economy of the state. Upon his arrival at the Government House in Kaduna, the Sultan went straight to the …

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UNILAG Senate appoints female professor as new Acting Vice Chancellor

The Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has elected the deputy vice-chancellor in charge of development services, Folasade Ogunsola, as the institution’s acting vice-chancellor. She is the first female to be so appointed in the history of the 58-year-old ivory institution. Mrs Ogunsola, a professor of medical microbiology and first child of Nigeria’s first professor of Geography, Akin Mabogunje, was …

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GDP Decline: Time To Start Doing Some Things Differently, Says Rewane

Notable economist and adviser to the Federal Government, Bismarck Rewane, on Monday said the latest Nigeria Bureau of Statistics report on the economy should push the country to start “doing some things differently.” Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) decreased by six percent in real terms in the second quarter of 2020, the NBS said Monday morning. According to Rewane, the …

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APPG’s Christian Genocide Claim versus Facts

By Angie Bello The Parliament of the United Kingdom’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for International Freedom of Religion or Belief recently launched a report, “Nigeria – Unfolding Genocide?” which is now being processed into other bye-products like letters, opinion articles, analyses and just about any other format that suggests the intent of the report is less than sincere. As a …

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NIMASA Commends Nigerian Navy on the Enforcement of New Anti-Piracy Law

The Director General/CEO of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh has commended the Nigerian Navy for the successful enforcement of the new anti-piracy law in Nigeria. In a commendation letter to the Naval Headquarters, Dr Bashir noted the commendable achievements of the Nigerian Navy in the discharge of its responsibilities on security and other related matters. …

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CAMA: Nobody can take over my church, I built it with my sweat – Primate Ayodele

Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele has stated that nobody can take over his church following the amended Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA). The preacher said his blood and energy were put towards building the church for many years and he will not back down. “Forget the governor, let them not try it” he said.    364 total views,  2 views today

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IPOB attacked our patrol team killing two officers in Enugu – DSS

A patrol team of the Department of State Security (DSS) was attacked in Enugu state on Sunday by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), according to DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya. Afunanya, in a statement, added that the Service lost two of its officials “in what was clearly an unprovoked violent attack”. The group, which is calling for the …

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20 inmates killed in Madagascar prison breakout

Twenty inmates have been killed in a shoot-out with police during a prison breakout in Madagascar on Sunday. Madagascar’s justice ministry said tens of prisoners attacked guards with rocks and grabbed a gun as they tried to flee the Farafangana prison in the southeast of the Indian Ocean island. Thirty-seven of the 88 who managed to escape were captured by …

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Mali military junta seeks three years’ rule, agrees to free deposed President Keita

The junta that seized power in Mali wants a military-led transitional body to rule for three years, and has accepted that ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita return home, sources in a visiting West African delegation said Sunday. “The junta has affirmed that it wants a three-year transition to review the foundations of the Malian state. This transition will be directed by …

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Mali coup must serve as a warning to African leaders who cling to power – PLO Lumumba

Renowned Pan-Africanist, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has stated that the recent incident in Mali must serve as a serious warning to other African leaders who hold on to power for a very long time. The very vocal scholar known to be an advocate for good governance added in clear terms that he does not support the idea of changing non-performing …

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