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Darius accuses men of God for Taraba crisis

Darius accuses men of God for Taraba crisis. Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state. Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has accused some men of God of inciting crisis in the state. He made the accusation when the 8-man committee on Tiv internally displaced persons paid him a courtesy call on Wednesday. PRP still alternative to APC, PDP – Balarabe Musa Obaseki’s PDP membership card ready — Edo chair Ishaku said some people were disguising under religion to cause crisis in the state and warned that he will not take it lightly with such evil men. According to him, some people who claimed to be men of God were inciting crisis and promoting sentiment instead of promoting peace and

CAN appeals to govt to tackle insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter has appealed to government at all levels to tackle the security challenges facing the country. Rev. John Hayab, the Chairman of CAN made the appeal in a statement on Monday. Hayab said that the chapter was sad and upset with the killings and increasing insecurity in the north, especially in Kaduna, Katsina, Sokoto and Borno States. “Our governments must, therefore, live up to their responsibility by tackling the present state of insecurity across the country.’’ He urged them to wake up to their responsibilities and put an end to the criminality that had brought “about misery on the people.’’ Hayab noted that in the last few weeks, hundreds of people had been killed by

Pope Francis Urges Courage As Global Death toll tops 65,000

Pope Francis appealed Sunday for courage in the face of the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 65,000 lives across the globe in just three months. US President Donald Trump has already warned Americans to brace for a “very horrendous” number of deaths in the coming days, as the number of confirmed cases there surged past 300,000 — the highest in the world. Queen Elizabeth II was also set to give a rare address on Sunday aimed at rallying Britain, where the government is warning of tougher measures on social distancing to try to curb surging infections. The deadly march of the virus has left about half the planet confined to their homes, drastically altering life for billions of people

Pope Francis Prostrates On Floor For Good Friday

Pope Francis prostrated on the floor of an empty St. Peter’s Basilica on Friday (April 10) to pray at a scaled-down “Passion of the Lord” service commemorating Jesus’ last hours of life and his crucifixion. The service is one of the rare times when the pope does not deliver a homily, leaving it to Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the preacher of the papal household. “The pandemic of Coronavirus has abruptly roused us from the greatest danger individuals and humanity have always been susceptible to: the delusion of omnipotence,” Cantalamessa said. “It took merely the smallest and most formless element of nature, a virus, to remind us that we are mortal, that military power and technology are not sufficient to save us,” he said. The service

Pope To Livestream Easter Mass To Locked Down World

Pope Francis will break with centuries of tradition and livestream Easter Sunday mass to allow the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics to celebrate their holiest holiday under a coronavirus lockdown. Fear and confusion in the face of a disease whose official death toll has soared past 100,000 — but whose real one is feared to be higher still — are reshaping society and transforming the way religion is observed. Even such hallowed traditions as the pope’s messages to the faithful on Saint Peter’s Square have been replaced by prayers that Francis reads into a camera from the seclusion of his private library. His only audience is the camera and the 83-year-old Argentine has admitted that the entire experience makes him feel