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Obasanjo, Atiku Parley: Reconciliation, Not Endorsement, Says Kukah

I have deliberately made this explanatory note long because I think it is necessary that people make up their minds based on the facts, given my central role in the event. I note that Sheikh Gumi has already told his own side of the story. I feel obliged to state my own side so that Nigerians can have a clearer picture of my own involvement. Sadly, I personally did not read President Obasanjo’s statement until two days later on the Internet since I was not physically in the hall. Although…

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Tsunami: Indonesian Churches Seeks Donations, Food For Victims

Rev Krise Gosal, currently in Palu – the city hardest hit in the tsunami – witnessed buildings and churches full of people disappear into ‘liquid earth’. Despite this, she and other church leaders are determined to help those in greatest need. ‘We are asking our church networks to share the burden of the sufferings by donating food, tents and other supplies as well as funds,’ says Rev Krise. ‘Churches in Indonesia are uniting with one heart to express their solidarity with the people in Palu, Donggala and Sigi.’ More than…

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‘My Morale Boosted By Your Visit’, Buhari Tells Pastor Kumuyi Of Deeper Life Church

“God did not make a mistake when he created over 250 different ethnic groups, and decided to put them in a place called Nigeria,’’ says President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja. Receiving the General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi, at the Presidential Villa, President Buhari said Nigerians must appreciate God for bringing everyone together. “We must appreciate God for bringing us together. He knows what he was doing. He didn’t make a mistake,’’ the President noted. Describing Nigeria as “a great country’’ endowed with…

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Buhari Welcomes OIC’s Support In Fight Against Insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the pledge by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to help Nigeria tackle the Boko Haram insurgency through sound education among others. During a bilateral meeting Thursday, with OIC Secretary-General, Dr Youssef Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, on the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York, the President also underscored the importance of education in purging the mind of wrong indoctrination, particularly on religion. President Buhari noted that the problem in Nigeria was aggravated by climate change and population explosion, emphasizing for the umpteenth time…

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GO Soul Winning Chapel, Moses Illoh Dies At 88, Buhari, Others Mourn

The General Overseer of Soul Winning Chapel in Lagos, Reverend (Dr) Moses Iloh, has died on Sunday at age 88. The highly respected preacher and sports administrator died peacefully according to family source in the early hours of the day. Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other Nigerians to mourn the passage of the fiery Preacher and former Chairman of the Cycling Federation of Nigeria. In a statement the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said: “President Buhari extends his heartfelt condolences to Rev Iloh’s…

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OIC Extends Humanitarian, Financial Assistances To Lake Chad

The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, has reiterated that the security, stability and development of the Lake Chad Region remains a top priority for the Organization. In a statement to the High-level Conference on the Lake Chad Region, jointly organized by the Governments of Germany, Nigeria, Norway and the United Nations, held on 3 September 2018, in Berlin Germany, Dr. Al-Othaimeen stressed that the OIC has always been preoccupied by the important developments in the region as well as the numerous challenges that…

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Church Collapse: Saraki Condoles With Catholic Church, Delta State

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, commiserated with the Delta State Government and the Catholic Church in Nigeria over the collapse of St. Paul Catholic Church in Okpe Local Government Area.   In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki also stated that he would continue to monitor the situation and help ensure that all survivors receive necessary medical attention.   “My prayers are with the worshipers, affected families, Governor Ifeanyi  Okowa and the people of Delta State on…

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Pope Says He’s Ashamed By Catholic Church’s Abuse Failures

…….While On Papal Visit To Ireland Pope Francis has said he is ashamed of the Catholic Church’s failure to adequately address the “repellent crimes” of sex abuse by clergy. The Irish prime minister earlier delivered a strong warning to the Pope to take action against clergy involved in child abuse and keeping it secret. The Pope is expected to meet abuse survivors later on Saturday. The papal visit, the first to the Irish Republic for 39 years, coincides with the World Meeting of Families. It is a global Catholic gathering…

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Sallah: Buhari, Saraki, Govs Task Call For Peaceful Co-Existence

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerians to rise above personal, group, sectarian and other primordial interests, and promote harmony and tolerance in dealing with one another at all times.   In a statement in Abuja the President gave the challenge in his Sallah message to the nation.   President Buhari urged all Muslims to use the occasion for sober reflection and self-examination, and strive to be good ambassadors of their religion by upholding high moral values.   He reminded Muslims that “this felicitous occasion of Eid-ul-Adha is a remembrance of…

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Knights Of St Mulumba Creates New Sub-Councils In Lagos Metro

The Knights of St Mulumba in the Lagos Metropolitan Council has created three new sub- councils for knights and Ladies of the Order namely, Victoria Garden City (VGC) Sub-Council from Lekki Sub-Council, Gbagada Sub-council from Maryland Sub-Council and Amuwo-Odofin Sub-Council from Festac Sub-Council. Speaking at the event in Lagos, at the weekend, the Parish Priest, Our Lady Queen of Apostles, Ilupeju, Rev Fr. Paul Anyansi, said the event was aimed at creating new sub- councils of the Knights and Ladies of St Mulumba. Anyansi explained that the creation of new…

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