Month: June 2019

Atiku slams N2.5bn libel suit on Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie

Former Vice-President and the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has slammed a N2.5 billion libel suit against President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie. The presidential aide had on May 7, 2019, allegedly tweeted on her twitter handle  suggesting that Atiku was on the watch list […]

CAN condemns attack on Kaduna church

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State chapter condemned in strong terms the part burning of St. Augustine Catholic Parish, Tudun wada, Kaduna North local government area of the state by suspected Islamic extremists.The church, which was located opposite Maimuna Gwarzo Girls secondary school, behind Kaduna Polytechnic Main Campus, was set ablaze by yet to be […]

Excerpts from Religious Hypocrisy and Fanaticism in Nigeria. The Apex Problem of a Religious Nation (Continued 2)

Understanding the Concept of Religious Fundamentalism The concept of religious fundamentalism has become a prominent phenomenon in international politics, playing an essential role in shaping the main events of the 21st century. The entrance of the concept in the vocabulary of the social sciences in recent times is to designate cum revitalise conservative religious orthodoxy. […]

Excerpts from Religious Hypocrisy and Fanaticism in Nigeria. The Apex Problem of a Religious Nation The Contemporary Religions and Religious Issues ODEY SIMON ROBERT

Introduction The highest societal matters arising in our contemporary society nowadays are religious- inclined, while others such as linguistic, political, socio-cultural and economic follow, and of course, now clothed with ‘textiles and ornaments’. ‘Religiousity’ without religion is a great challenge to nation-building in a seeming religious nation like Nigeria. It appears that the higher the […]

KIDNAPPPED:10 Ondo passengers kidnapped

 No fewer than ten passengers including the driver of an 18-seater bus were on Wednesday allegedly kidnapped along Akure/Ado-Ekiti road by gunmen. The victims were said to be travelling from Akure to Ado-Ekiti when the gunmen ambushed them and took them to an unknown destination inside the forest. The incident happened a few days after […]

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