ECWA Flay Southern Kaduna Killings

By Ralph Madugu The leadership of ECWA has described the ongoing killings and destruction of lives and property in Christian communities of Southern Kaduna as too much to bear considering the fact that the Kaduna State and Federal governments have remained silent in the face of these unprovoked attacks. The ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Panya […]

We Have Lost Over 8,370 Members, 8 Pastors to Insurgency – EYN

By Ralph Madugu The Ekkilisiyyar ‘Yan Uwa a Nijeriya (EYN) has lost no fewer than 8,370 members, 8 pastors while over 700,000 members have been displaced with only seven out of its 60 district church councils not directly affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast. This was disclosed at a press conference in […]

TEAM, TEARFUND Condole with Irigwe Nation, Roll out Interventions

By Ralph Madugu The ECWA AIDS Ministry (TEAM) and the Country Director of TEARFUND, Nigeria office, have commiserated with the Irigwe nation over the incessant attacks on villages in Miango and its environs. During a visit to the palace of the paramount ruler of the Irigwe nation, Brra Nggwe Rigwe, Rev. Ronku Aka, leader of […]

Spike in Rape Cases: Women Journalists, Lawyers, Others Cry Out

By Ralph Madugu Freda Adler rightly lamented: “Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused. It is she who must prove her good reputation, her mental soundness, and her impeccable propriety.” While the world’s attention is focused on fighting the coronavirus pandemic, rapists are also busy raping women, girls, minors and […]

NUJ Applauds Lalong for the Prompt Payment of Gratuities to Veteran Journalists

The Plateau State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, (NUJ) has applauded Governor Simon Lalong for coming to the aid of some veteran journalists by payment of what is due them years after retirement from the service of the state government. In a press release signed by the State Chairman, Paul Jatau and Secretary, […]

SMBL, GUDO, Others Demand Confirmation of Justice Mensem as Appeal Court President

By Ralph Madugu A group from the South and Middle Belt of Nigeria, under the aegis of Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF), has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to expedite action towards the confirmation of the appointment of Justice Monica Dongban Mensem as the substantive President of the Court of Appeal in the interest […]

CRA Hails Conviction of Ese Oruru’s Abductor, Blasts Kogi CoS over Remarks Against Christianity

By Ralph Madugu The Christian Rights Agenda (CRA) has described as heart-warming the judgment of a Federal High Court in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State, in the case of Ese Oruru who was abducted, converted to Islam and impregnated by one Yunusa Dahiru in Kano in 2015. In a statement issued on Saturday by its interim Director […]

Dakas Foundation Puts Smiles on Faces of Homeless Households, Orphans, Widows, Others

By Ralph Madugu While the global pandemic of the coronavirus dominates the global media space, the plight of homeless households in Jos, Plateau, Central Nigeria, remained a matter of serious concern to those who have visited the uncompleted building tucked within in Lahwol-Topp, Rayfield where 22 households from across Plateau, Kaduna and Imo States are […]

Groups Raise Alarm Over Influx of ‘Almajirai’ into South East

By Ralph Madugu Following the recent decision by northern governors to repatriate Almajirai children to their states of origin, the Nigerian Christian Graduate Fellowship (NCGF) has raised an alarm over what it termed “movement of human cargo from the North to the South” of Nigeria. NCGF, a non- denominational fellowship formed over 40 years ago with […]