Catholic bishops scrap ‘welcome’ to gays

Synod dumps “welcoming homosexuals” section from draft document on ministering, after arguments over tone and content.Catholic bishops have rejected a landmark welcome to gays, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.The bishops failed on Saturday to approve…

2015: Pressure mounts on Jonathan

When the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) took over the air waves some months ago, the group was categorical in its vision and mission. Their steps, voice and body language were sure, definite and focused! It has remained the only properly identifiable backer for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. Their opinion has…

Barely 24 Hours after ceasefire Boko Haram terrorists kills 18 in Borno

Barely 24 hours after the Federal Government and Boko Haram brokered a ceasefire deal on the Islamist group’s terror campaign in the North-east, an attack, suspected to have been carried by the sect, yesterday, left eight dead.The attack took place around the hilly communities of Dzur in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State.

Genocide Gen. Gowon I wasn’t ready to be Head of State

A former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, yesterday, revealed that he was not ready to become the Nigerian leader after the July 1966 coup d’etat that caused the death of his predecessor, General Aguiyi Ironsi. – Gowon stated this during an interactive session on mentorship with youths, organised by Stand Up Nigeria to celebrate his 80th birthday.

North/South division tears INEC apart

If there were doubts as to he real intentions behind the determination of Professor Attahiru Jega, National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to foist on Nigeria an electoral process that gives unparalleled advantage to his northern part of the country through the instrumentality of

Joe Igbokwe, an Igbo PRODIGAL SON: It pays Nigeria to be ruled by Buhari before he dies —Joe Igbokwe

Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Chief Joe Igbokwe, tells KATE ANI the reason 2015 is a make-or-break year for Nigerians, especially in their choice of the president. He also speaks on other contemporary issues. Excerpts:ADVERTISEMENTHow would you rate your party’s chances in the 2015 presidential election?Our chances are bright.…