VIDEO: Today’s Headlines: 45 Kidnapped As Gunmen Invade Church, Catholic Church Resumes Kiss Of Peace

Today's Headlines: 45 Kidnapped As Gunmen Invade Church, Catholic Church Resumes Kiss Of Peace

45 Kidnapped As Gunmen Invade Church

(Photo Credit: The Cable)

Gunmen have reportedly abducted 45 persons in some communities in Kajuru LGA of Kaduna state.

Awemi Maisamari, president of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), announced the development in a statement on Monday.

According to Maisamari, the abductors are demanding N200 million as ransom for the victims.

He said the abductions took place on September 12 and 13, adding that the kidnappers contacted some persons through phone on Sunday.

(Photo Credit: Google)

Catholic Church Resumes Kiss Of Peace Practice

(Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria)

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has directed its churches to restart the liturgical practice of handshake popularly known as ‘Kiss of Peace’, suspended months ago.

The practice was then suspended following the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic by the World Health Organisation, WHO, as a global health emergency.

The lifting of the suspension was disclosed over the weekend in a memo titled, ‘Kiss of Peace’, by Rev Fr Cosmas Uzoigwe, Personal Assistant to the CBCN President, Most Rev Lucius Ugorji.

It said the decision to lift the suspension was taken by the leaders of the church during the proceedings of the just concluded second plenary meeting of the CBCN held in Imo State.

FG, ASUU Can Still Settle Case Out Of Court – Ngige

(Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune)

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), can still settle the issues that led to ongoing industrial action and find a resolution out of court.

Ngige said it was part of his duties to refer the matter to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) after seven months of protracted discussions and negotiations with the union, which failed.

Queen Elizabeth Carried Herself With Dignity – Obasanjo

(Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers)

As the remains of the late Queen Elizabeth II were interred in the United Kingdom on Monday, former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says he had tremendous respect for the late Head of Commonwealth of Nations.

Obasanjo described her as a personality with great human relations, whom he equally had perfect relationship with.

The former President said this on Monday, when he granted interview with News Central TV at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Penthouse residence, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.

Obasanjo in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, further eulogised the late Queen.

TLucky (
News )

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.