I’ll quit Methodist Church if it accepts same sex marriage – Nigerian Bishop

The United Methodist Church (UMC), one of the largest mainline Protestant denominations, is entangled in internal conflict over same-sex marriage and the ordination of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) clerics. At the February 2019 general conference of the church in the USA, the leaders rejected moves to remove restrictions on LGBT clerics and same-sex […]

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Kanu’s trial: Sowore arrested, released after protest in Abuja

Publisher of Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore and others arrested during a protest at the Federal High Court, Abuja have been released. The activists had staged a protest in solidarity with leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, who is undergoing trial. A few hours after their arrest, the ‘Buhari-Must-Go’ activist announced […]

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NCAA refutes reports of Air Peace aircraft accident

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has categorically denied any reported air accident involving Air Peace or any other airlines, Sam Adurogboye, the General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, said in a statement in Lagos, on Saturday. Mr Adurogboye said the attention of the authority had been drawn to a sensational report that was trending that […]

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Anambra Guber: PDP considers new platform to beat INEC deadline, calls Ubas’ bluff

Assailed by knotty legal challenges and possibility that it may not feature on the ballot in the forthcoming Anambra State gubernatorial poll, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has initiated talks aimed at adopting an alternative political platform. It was gathered that the move is aimed at beating the July 30 deadline for withdrawal and replacement […]

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OPC cautions against clampdown on Igboho’s supporters, others

Group, APC chieftain say FG intolerant, making hero out of Igboho Olubadan sends delegation to Cotonou The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), at the weekend, cautioned the Federal Government to desist from any attempt to clamp down on self-determination agitators, warning that such could only exacerbate national crises. A statement by the OPC Publicity Secretary, Yinka […]

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Ndigbo will not disown Kanu, says group

Counsel warns against molestation of IPOB leader’s supporters Says nothing significant will happen at hearing today As the trial of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, continues today, an Igbo socio-cultural group, Ndigbo United Forum (NUF), said that Ndigbo would never for any reason disown or distance themselves from him. The […]

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