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News Nigeria » Religion: Women religious in Nigeria hold National Day of Prayer and Fasting

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/02/18/women-religious-nigeria-hold-national-day-prayer-fasting/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Women religious in Nigeria held a National Day of Prayer and Fasting for the respect of human life on Ash Wednesday, in light of the ongoing violence within the country. ABUJA, Nigeria – Women religious in Nigeria held a National Day of Prayer and ...

News Nigeria » Religion: Femi Fani-Kayode: Fulanisation of Nigeria and perfidy of the British [Part 1]

News channel or source: http://dailypost.ng/2018/02/19/femi-fani-kayode-fulanisation-nigeria-perfidy-british-part-1/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

To echo Evans’ words and place them in the Nigerian context, it is in the same way that “Nigerianess” is a political synonym for “Fulaniness” which seeks to extend the Fulani culture, and I daresay Islamic religious faith, over the Hausa ...

News Nigeria » Religion: BBC starts Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/02/19/bbc-starts-igbo-yoruba-services-nigeria/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

A word with the same spelling can have different meanings, for example, “owo” is money, honour, hand or broom – depending on the tone More people practise the traditional Yoruba religion in South America and the Caribbean than in Nigeria – as a ...

News Nigeria » Religion: Monster’s Nigeria launch tweaked to "respect" religion, culture - Coca-Cola HBC CEO

News channel or source: https://www.just-drinks.com/news/monsters-nigeria-launch-tweaked-to-respect-religion-culture-coca-cola-hbc-ceo_id125177.aspx
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The CEO for Coca-Cola HBC has said his company adjusted the launch of Monster energy drink in Nigeria to account for local religion and culture. Monster was first rolled out in Lagos 12 months ago, but speaking to just-drinks today Zoran Bogdanovic said ...

News Nigeria » Religion: Awo, please help, Nigeria is crumbling!

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/awo-please-help-nigeria-is-crumbling/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

My personal reflection gave birth to this letter, sir. As I don’t want to be accused by Nigeria’s band of religious hypocrites of practising necromancy, a sin for which King Saul was punished in the Bible, I fasted and prayed, seeking the face of the ...

News Nigeria » Religion: Nigeria: Obasanjo, Jonathan, Dickson Harp On Reconciliation, Unity

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802190178.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

religion and political affiliation. Obasanjo, who heralded his speech with one of his favourite hymns, "Amazing Grace," noted that God has blessed Nigeria with all the prerequisites of greatness. He urged Nigerians to learn from history rather than make ...

News Nigeria » Religion: ‘For Nigeria to industrialise, we need renewable, reliable, affordable services’

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/interview/for-nigeria-to-industrialise-we-need-renewable-reliable-affordable-services/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

What brings you to Nigeria at this time? Are there new initiatives for Nigeria ... It’s hard to generalise for Africa given our complexities of different histories, cultural, ethnic religious experiences. There are those African countries that are ...

News Nigeria » Religion: How Nigeria's Millennial Priestess Is Revitalizing Spirituality

News channel or source: http://www.ozy.com/provocateurs/how-nigerias-millennial-priestess-is-revitalizing-spirituality/83619
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Culture and religion in Nigeria form a tightly woven fabric, whether it’s the Islamic call to prayers at dawn, the songs of congregants reverberating through neighborhoods or preachers sermonizing at bus stops. Still, traditional spiritual practices are ...

News Nigeria » Religion: Nigeria's president denies cattle grazing plan is "colonization"

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN1FT0TT-OZATP
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s president on Thursday denied that government ... The central states - where religious and cultural differences frequently ignite conflict - have been at the epicentre of clashes for decades. Rapid population growth has added ...

News Nigeria » Religion: Senator Ekweremadu: Nigeria’s progress depends on our unity

News channel or source: https://www.today.ng/news/politics/81829/senator-ekweremadu-nigerias-progress-depends-unity
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Nigeria can only make progress if its ethnic nationalities move closer in the spirit of national unity, says Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President. Ekweremadu expressed sadness at the disturbing trend of mutual suspicion and ethno-religious bigotry that ...