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Again, Two Catholic Priests Abducted by Gunmen in Edo

Again, Two Catholic Priests Abducted by Gunmen in Edo

Barely one week after the abduction and murder of Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia-Ogedegbe, parish priest of St. Michael Catholic Church, Ikabigbo, Uzairue in Etsako West local government area of Edo State by killer herdsmen, two other priests have also been kidnapped in the state on Saturday. The Priests, Rev. Father Udo Peter, of St. Patrick

Battle Over Ownership of Ministry of Perfection: Bishop Okelezoh Loses at Appeal Court, As Case Returns to Lower Court for Hearing

The battle for the soul of a Pentecostal church with headquarters in Benin City, Edo State, The Ministry of Perfection, has once again shifted to the court of first instance, the Federal High Court, sitting in Akure, Ondo State, following the dismissal by the Court of Appeal, Benin Judicial Division, the appeal filed by Samson

Abdulsalami: A Soldier of Democracy, Peace and Unity

From Atiku Abubakar It’s impossible to meet General Abdulsalami Abubakar without being inspired by his warmth and humility. He is one of the greatest Nigerian leaders that I have ever known. His patriotism, depth of knowledge and wisdom are some of his endearing virtues. You can’t spend a moment with Abdulsalami Abubakar without learning something

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Placing“Placeholders” Placeless

The APC political contraption never ceases to amaze and confound me. It intrigues me to no end. This is a party (is it really one, going by the text book definition of a politcal party in Political Science?) that rose from its often predicted imminent disintegration into smithereens, like a phoenix from its ashes, in

Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia

How Death Trailed Late Fr. Odia from Akoko-Edo Parish of Catholic Church to Ikabigbo

More details have emerged on the circumstances surrounding the gruesome killing of 41-year-old Catholic reverend father, and parish priest of St. Michael Catholic Church, Ikabigbo in Uzairue, Etsako West local government area of Edo State on Sunday. TELL gathered on good authority that Fr. Odia’s life had been under threat from suspected Fulani herdsmen in

Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia

Slain Edo Catholic Priest: Community Youths Arrest Member of Kidnap Gang

One of the kidnappers who abducted and killed Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia, Parish Priest of St. Michael Catholic Church, Ikhabigbo, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State on Sunday, has been apprehended, just as the mass servant earlier reported to have died from gunshot wounds has reportedly survived. The lucky mass servant who was

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Family of 17-year-old Murdered Rape Victim Want Case Removed From Homicide Dept to Another Unit

…Alleges plot to compromise investigation The family of 17-year-old Jessica Aniche who was allegedly raped and killed for ritual purposes in Edo State, have demanded the transfer of investigation in the case from the homicide department of the Nigerian Police to another department on allegation of plot to compromise the investigation. In a strong petition

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