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Terrorism: Fashola, Okoh, Gana call for more prayers

PARTICIPANTS at the 10th general synod of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), including the Lagos State governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Anglican Primate, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, his immediate predecessor, Most Rev. Peter Akinola and former Information Minister, Prof. Jerry Gana had proposed two appro-aches to tackle the growing trend of insecurity in the country.

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American priest donates wheelchairs to Jigawa

A pastor of an American-based Westside Presbyterian Church and president of Beautiful Handicap Centre based in Plateau State, Dr. Ronald Rice has donated 50 wheelchairs to Jigawa State Government in an effort to bring succour to physically challenged persons in the state, just as he declared the state as the only disabled friendly state in the country.

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Oshiomhole, Olutola extoll benefits of rural varsities

EDO State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the president of The Apostolic Church, TAC, Pastor Gabriel Olutola may have inadvertently flagged off another national deba-te on how best to develop the much needed human capacity who would galvanise the nation’s abundant resources for the development of Nigeria. The twosome, recently at the official commissioning of the Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State, espoused the benefits studying in the rural setting, almost concluding that products of rural schools are better grounded and therefore would be more useful to the society than their counterparts in urban schools.

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The Urhobo nation and emerging challenges of true federalism (1)

No doubt, the terminology, “True Federalism”, even on its own, connotes an atmosphere of agitation, as it simply implies that “Federalism” as defined ordinarily is being corrupted in its application in the immediate environment. We are here, talking of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the dynamics of achieving the equitable distribution of the common wealth in all its ramifications, as it affects the Urhobo nation.

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SINGLE TERM: Jonathan advised to stay action

The bishop, awarded one of the 50 outstanding wom-en in the country during Ni-geria’s 50th independence anniversary, also called on the Federal Government to tread softly on the contro-versial Islamic Banking, arguing that constitution-ally, Nigeria is a secular state and should not be seen to be promoting a sectional or religious endeavours to the detriment of other sect-ions or religions.

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