Casualties As Imamship Tussle Disrupts Juma’at Prayers In Kaduna

Juma’at prayers were on Friday disrupted in Kaduna, following disagreements between Imams and their followers over who leads Juma’at prayers at Sultan Bello Juma’at Mosque.

Many worshipers, who were already on ground for prayers, sustained various degrees of injuries as a result of the disagreement, which disrupted the Juma’at prayers.

Police Recruitment: Afenifere Rejects LGs As Basis Of Recruitment

The attention of Afenifere has been drawn to the simmering crisis between the Senate Committee on Police Affairs and the Police Service Commission(PSC) which led to the suspension of the recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the Police Force in September .
While the PSC insisted that the process should follow the constitutional provision of equality of states in line with the principle of federal character ,the Senator Abu Ibrahim-led committee wanted the recruitment to be done on the basis of local governments .The Senate Committee also insisted that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) should supervise the exercise as against the PSC which is statutorily saddled with such responsibility.

Enough of The Bloodshed: Press Release From the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, Kaduna State, North West, Nigeria

PREAMBLE

  We, the Clergy, Religious and Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, welcome you to the Cathedral of St Peter Clavers. We are here to present to the world, the pains, agony and sorrows that have befallen us in this part of the State, the Southern Senatorial Zone of Kaduna State. Unfortunately, this crisis of tremendous proportion is happening at the time when, our Chief Shepherd, Most Rev Joseph Bagobiri is far away, outside the shores of this country attending to his health. This is the time when Southern Kaduna looks up to him for leadership. But he is not here. God knows why.

MUSA DIKWA IS NOT A CHRISTIAN – PATRIOTIC CHRISTIAN YOUTHS

 

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE PATRIOTIC CHRISTIAN YOUTHS OF NIGERIA ON PASTOR MUSA KALLAMU ALI DIKWA’S FABRICATIONS OF ONE MILLION NAIRA BRIBE AND THE FALSE ALLEGATION OF SEVEN BILLION NAIRA GIFT TO CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN).

The attention of the Patriotic Christian Youths of Nigeria has been drawn to news reports of PastorMusa Kallamu Dikwa’s claim that the CAN leadership attempted to bribe him with One Million Naira to cover the alleged Seven Billion naira campaign gift. Under normal circumstances, we would not have responded to this allegation knowing that Musa Dikwa and his sponsors are attention seekers and would love to distract from the real issues facing the Church and Nigeria. 

Former Kaduna university lecturer remanded in prison over ‘inciting comments’ against El-Rufai

A former lecturer with the Department of Political Science, Kaduna State University (KASU), Dr. John Danfulani, has been remanded in Kaduna prison custody till 7th November, 2016, when the presiding judge will entertain his bail application.

The lecturer, who is being described as a vocal critic of the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, was arraigned before a Kaduna High Court presided by Justice Bilkisu Mohammed for ‘inciting comments’ on Facebook.

Clerics embark on empowering abandoned IDPs in North-West on fishing business, others

The General Overseer of Christ Evangelical Intercessory Fellowship Ministry, CEIFM, Pastor Yohanna Buru, has embarked on empowering some women, who were directly victims of Boko Haram from North-East.

The victims, who are now living in North–Western Nigeria with their families, are being empowered so as to engage themselves in some useful business ventures, with the sole aim of fighting poverty, unemployment, hunger and other socio-economic challenges.

Caribbean Countries Reject LGBT

CARICOM Civil Society Declaration of June 29, 2015

We, the undersigned members of Civil Society from across the Region of the Caribbean

Community (CARICOM),

Reaffirming that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948, recognised the

inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family

as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,

Press Release By Netzit Patriotic Front On The Illegal Detention Of Doctor John Danfulani 5 November 2016

Gentlemen of the press, Doctor John Danfulani has been detained without trial yet again by the Kaduna state government in gross violation of his fundamental human right as is enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria even though the governor swore to preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in his oath of office on May 29 2015. Not only that, the governor swore not to allow his personal interest to influence his official conduct or decisions, but here, Doctor John Danfulani is detained once again based on the personal interest of Governor El-Rufai.

PRESS STATEMENT BY GOV. FAYOSE ON HERDSMEN THREAT

FULL TEXT OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016, BY EKITI STATE GOVERNOR, MR AYODELE FAYOSE ON THE THREAT BY THE MIYETTI ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA TO UNLEASH TERROR ON THE STATE

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), the umbrella body of herdsmen in Nigeria openly threatened to wage war against the government and people of Ekiti State, lying that four cattle belonging to its members were killed by the newly inaugurated Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshal (EGEM). 

Four days after this threat was issued against the government and people of Ekiti State by the Miyetti Allah, the federal government is yet to act in any manner that will dissuade the minds of Ekiti people, who believed that the federal government is in support of the threat.

Federal government re-introduces teaching of History in Primary and Secondary school

The federal government has finally re-introduced History as one of the subjects in the nation’s primary and secondary schools’ curriculum, explaining that its introduction as an independent subject and not a mere theme was necessitated by the clamour and concerns by several groups, including the Presidency, National Assembly and other critical stakeholders in the education sector.

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu had urged delegates to the recent National Council of Education, NCE, to consider the disarticulation of social studies in the current curriculum and re-introduction of History as a subject, adding that leaders in the education sector committed “a mistake” by removing History.

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