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05
Jul 2016
CKC EBIRA CATHOLIC COMMUNITY DONATES BOOKS TO SCHOOLS IN OKENE DEANARY, LOKOJA DIOCESE, KOGI STATE

  Members of CKC Ebira Catholic Community in the Spirit of Giving in this year of mercy donated textbooks and exercise books to various schools across Okene Deanary. The gifts were presented to Rev. Frs. Michael Aliyu and Pius Anaye who represented the Okene Deanary Co-ordinator. The President of the CKC Ebira Community,Abuja Branch, Sir. Henry Aninavi Salami and his Vice Sir.Thomas Ahmed thanked the organizing committee of the Book launch and the entire community for their initiatives and supports especially our patron Ohi Dr. Tom Adaba for his relentless service to......

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04
Jun 2016
Nigerian Government Releases Interim Report On Financial, Assets Recoveries From Looters

BY SAHARA REPORTERS, NEW YORK JUNE 04, 2016 The Nigerian government has released statement declaring the total amount of cash recovered from looters of the federal treasury since the inception of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure. A statement issued by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, however, did not reveal the names of persons from whom the recoveries were made. Below is the full statement of the minister showing a breakdown of the recoveries of assets made so far: The Federal Government made cash recoveries totaling N78, 325,354,631.82 (Seventy-eight billion, three hundred and twenty-five......

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18
May 2016
Muslims must rescue themselves from extremists – Bishop Kukah says

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto, Nigeria, said Islam “has to rescue itself from extremists.” The bishop made the comments in an interview with Catholic New York during a visit to the archdiocesan newspaper’s offices at the New York Catholic Centre in Manhattan. He was in the United States to raise awareness of the plight of Nigeria’s Christians in his home diocese in northwestern Nigeria. Between 97 per cent and 98 per cent of the region’s population is Muslim and Sharia law is in place. Bishop Kukah was visiting the United States......

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15
May 2016
PENTECOST PROGRAM AT CKC KUBWA BY 3.30PM,TODAY MAY 15,2016

Dear Parishioner, Today we conclude our Pentecost Sunday with Ministrations and Prayers. By 3.30pm begin and I enjoin you all to participate actively and receive gifts of the Holy Spirit. Come with a stick of candle, a token for welfare commission and a Special Prayer Request. Remain Blessed as you honor this call. Happy Pentecost Sunday to you all! From the Parish Priest...

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07
May 2016
Christians in Nigeria are essentially 'target practice' – here's one bishop's response

Washington D.C., May 5, 2016 / 03:29 am (CNA).- For Bishop Matthew Kukah, persecution is not just the history of the Church. It’s a reality that he lives every day. In the diocese of Sokoto, located in northern Nigeria, ministry includes not only the normal sacramental and pastoral concerns of any other diocese. It also includes regularly responding to violence and attacks against the small Christian minority living in the majority-Muslim area. Christians living in northern Nigeria today wonder “why have they and their institutions become target practice,” Bishop Kukah told CNA.......

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