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Focus More on Human Developmental Projects, Fr Ekwem Tells Churches

By Chioma Ndife The principal of Bubendorf Memorial Grammar School, Adazi-Nnkwu, Rev. Fr. Theo Ekwem, has beckoned on Catholic priests and pastors across the nation to move their attention to human capital development rather than the ‘unnecessary emphasis which they placed on infrastructural development.’ Fr. Ekwem who made the call while speaking to journalists on the ways which the Church ...

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Priests Don’t Gather To Celebrate Achievements- Bishop Kukah

By Josef Ishu The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan kukah, on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, has declared that Priests do not gather to celebrate achievements like those in public offices do. Bishop Kukah made the assertion in his homily during the silver jubilee of the ordination of the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Most Rev. Stephen ...

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Bishop-Elect In South Sudan Shot

The bishop-elect for South Sudan’s Rumbek Diocese was shot last night and is nursing bullet wounds at a local health facility, multiple sources have told ACI Africa. “Our Bishop-elect was shot last night. He is currently receiving treatment at CUAMM hospital in Rumbek,” a source told ACI Africa on Monday, referencing the health facility under the auspices of the Italy-based ...

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Nigeria Needs Peace Now More than Ever Before –Papal Nuncio

By Josef Ishu The Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, His Excellency, Most Rev. Antonio Guido Filipazzi, on Thursday, April 15, declared that Nigeria needs peace now more than ever before. The Papal Nuncio, who made the declaration in his homily during the investiture with the Pallium on the Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Most Rev. Matthew Ishaya Audu, said that the greeting ...

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The Calls for Restructuring of Nigeria Vis-A-Vis Agitations for Secession: The Dilemma and Critical Issues

By Rev Fr Gregory Fadelek Nigeria, a British make up in 1914, is still carrying and being weighed down by the burden of difficult history. The trouble about ethnicity in Nigeria was occasioned by the paradoxical actions of the colonial masters who took deliberate steps to keep the different groups separated from one another even when they appeared to have ...

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Corruption is Forcing our Youth to Run Away from Nigeria

By Josef Ishu Bad governance and corruption, which is robbing Nigerian youth of their rights and privileges, as well as a high insecurity leading to daily killings and kidnappings of innocent citizens are some of the reasons forcing the youth to run away from their fatherland. This assertion was made by the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama ...

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Nigeria is bleeding

By Fr Pat. Amobi Chukwuma Recently I went with one of my parishioners to a livestock market within my vicinity to purchase a bouncing adult goat for a religious feast. After rigorous bargaining, we reluctantly paid for the goat, whose price had skyrocketed due to the economic hardship in this country nowadays. Then we took the sacrificial goat to the ...

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Council Chairman Makes Case for Change of Name From Onitsha to Ogbaru Naval Base, as He Receives New Naval Commanding Officer

By Sunny A ijomah The Council Chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area, Hon. Arinzechukwu Awogu received in audience, the new Commanding Officer of the Nigerian Navy, Onitsha, Navy Capt. Adekunle K. Okeniyi who took over from Capt. Udoh Udoh. The visit also witnessed the introduction of Sub-Lieutenant JF Enubiak to the Council Chairman as the new Information Officer of the ...

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