CAN accuses Presidency, MURIC of twisting Bishop Kukah’s Xmas message

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused the Presidency and the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) of twisting the Christmas message delivered by Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Most Reverend Father Mathew Hassan Kukah. CAN in a statement issued on Monday by its Vice-Chairman Rev John Joseph Hayab, described those castigating the Christmas message of... Continue Reading →

Low key Yuletide celebrations as Nigerians bemoan hard times, COVID-19

A combination of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic hardship took the shine off this year’s Christmas across the country, giving Nigerians an unusual festival. Gone were the Christmas carols, Father Christmas shows, merry making at selected spots and visits to friends and relatives. Christmas Day church services went almost unnoticed. Some wondered if it... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram militants attack a Christian village and burn down a church in Nigeria, killing 11

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 11 people, burnt a church and seized a priest on Christmas Eve in Nigeria's restive northeast, local sources claimed today. Security agencies had in recent days warned of an increased risk of attack during the holiday season. Fighters in trucks and motorcycles stormed Pemi, a predominantly Christian village in Borno state on... Continue Reading →

Yuletide: Onitsha -Awka expressway to be ready Dec 16

The Federal Ministry of Works, says the Onitsha -Awka end of the expressway in Anambra State, will be ready for use on December 16, 2020, for Christmas This was disclosed Monday in Awka by the federal Director, Highways in charge of Southeast, Bola Aganaba. He said by the middle of 2021, one lane of the... Continue Reading →

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