EASTER: Bello harps on love, sacrifice, enjoins Nigerians to be Christ-like …says Kogi Govt would continue to preach religious tolerance.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has enjoined Nigerians to use the significance of Easter as a moment of reflections, sacrifice and renewed vigour for a better and prosperous Nigeria; adding that its expedient for leaders and citizens to begin to place premium on national interest as against individual aspirations.  Governor Bello stated this in his Easter Message to the Citizens of Kogi State particularly the Christian faith which was conveyed in a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Muhammed Onogwu He expressed that the lesson of Easter as…

NYSC, NIREC Advocate Religious Tolerance Among Nigerians

The Nigeria Inter-Religious Council NIREC has appealed for attitudinal change that would encourage peaceful co-existence among Nigerians, irrespective of religious persuasion, as that would serve as a catalyst for the socio-economic development of the country. The Executive Secretary of NIREC, Rev Fr. Prof. Cornelius Omonokhua stated this while on a courtesy visit to the NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim in his office in Abuja. He disclosed that the council which was conceived in 1998, but inaugurated in 1999 has been fostering mutual trust among Muslims and Christians in the…

EID-EL ADHA: Niger Acting Gov Sues for Religious Tolerance, Peaceful Co-existence 

The Acting Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Mohammed Ketso has sued for tolerance, peace and unity among the citizens irrespective of tribal, religious and political affiliations. Alhaji Ahmed Ketso in his Sallah message enjoined Muslims and non-Muslims alike to practice their religion in line with the teachings of love, unity, peace, sharing, sacrifice and tolerance to all. He particularly urged Muslims to imbibe the spirit of commitment and loyalty as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim who was commanded by Allah to slaughter his son Ismail. He said the commandment which was reversed…