Pope Francis Slams Boko Haram | Prays for Nigeria

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Pope Francis has condemned Boko Haram for its violent attacks against Christians and Muslims in Nigeria, and prayed for the country. In a letter titled Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Bishops of Nigeria, posted on the Vatican website, he stated: Dear Brother Bishops, While we walk this

2015: Miyetti Allah Endorses Jonathan As Presidential Candidate

Members of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani socio-cultural association, have endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan as their sole candidate for the March 28 presidential elections. The President got the endorsement during an audience with the leaders and members of the association at the Presidential Villa.

PAN Commences Production Of New Generation Vehicles, SUVs

Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Limited has organised a nationwide test-drive for some selected members of the media from Lagos to PAN’s Corporate headquarters in Kaduna, North-west Nigeria, aimed at creating public awareness on a number of its new generation vehicles. Notably among its brands in the past are 504, 404,

Edo Murder: Deceased Family Protest, Call For Justice

Relations and friends of late Chibuike Ede, who was said to have died while in Police custody in Benin city, the Edo State capital have asked the Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, to intervene in the matter and help them get justice. In a protest led by the deceased’s

Chibok Girls: PTA Chairman Decries Criticism On Rebuilding Of School

Chairman of the Parent Teachers Association of the Government Girls Secondary School Chibok, Mr Dunoma Mpur, has asked those criticising the Federal Government for rebuilding the school to stop politicising the issue. Speaking at a meeting with the Minister Of Finance, Mr Mpur said that government’s refusal to rebuild the

INEC/NOA Kicks Off Voter Education In Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have commenced voter education for electorates of Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, North-east Nigeria. The Desk Officer of NOA in the State, Danlami Mohammed, said in a session with journalists on Wednesday, that the

NEMA Organises Sensitization Workshop Against Electoral Violence

The National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) on Wednesday raised its level of preparedness for emergencies in the forthcoming elections as it intensifies efforts to promote peaceful conduct in the coming elections. The Zonal Coordinator of NEMA in South West, Mr.

Buhari Commends Nigerian Army Over Recaptured Towns

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), retired Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday commended the Nigerian Armed Forces for its recent victories in recapturing territories held by the Boko Haram sect. He however noted that military operations alone would not fight the evil of terrorism and insurgency, saying

FEC Approves Full Implementation Of Confab Report

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the final report of the National conference for full implementation. Briefing State House Correspondents after the council meeting the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Anyim Pius Anyim, said that council’s decision follows the recommendation by a committee President Goodluck Jonathan

No Clear Winner Yet In Israel Poll

Exit polls has indicated that Israel’s governing Likud party and the opposition, Zionist union, are neck-and-neck in the country’s general election. Estimates by two Israeli broadcasters gave both sides 27 seats each in the 120-seat parliament, the Knesset.