Easter

By IndepthAfrica
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May 2nd, 2014
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Obinna Akukwe Bomb blast in Nyanya again, few meters from the spot of the earlier blast. Just last week I had warned in a piece titled ‘Nyanya Bomb Blast-Ttraffic Hold-Ups and Politically Cursed Residents ‘ that the traffic holdups experienced by Nyanya residents due to clueless military checkpoints ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 26th, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe   Since the unfortunate Nyanya Bus Park bomb blast which Boko Haram have claimed responsibility, residents have complained about the unnecessary hours spent on traffic occasioned by military checkpoint which gave the impression that they are an unwanted politically cursed append...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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By Justine John DYIKUK The Easter celebration beckons. But first, the depth of Jesus’ paschal mystery rests in-between the liturgy of Ash-Wednesday and Holy Week Ceremonies. To be sure, a reflection on the length of Lent is appropriate. Engaging this season, so sublime and awesome, is more than neces...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2013
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In a development that could be described as poetic justice, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan, who has continuously said his country’s electricity supply has improved, had his Easter message interrupted by power outage during a church service in Lagos on Sunday. According to local med...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2013
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UNGUWA UKU, Nigeria- Nigerian military forces said they killed 14 suspected terrorists, including a woman and a child, in a raid on a compound Sunday. Witnesses said Nigeria’s Joint Task Force said vehicles found inside the compound were primed for an attack during Easter celebrations. Troops e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG – Former South African President Nelson Mandela had a restful day in a hospital Sunday and is improving following treatment for a recurrence of pneumonia, the government said. The office of President Jacob Zuma thanked South Africans who prayed for 94-year-old Mandela at Easter chu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2013
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By Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Easter Message To The Nation From President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR – Dear Compatriots, I greet and felicitate with you all as we celebrate Easter which commemorates the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ after his redemptive self-sacrifice for the eternal s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2013
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Despite still being blighted by poverty, it is rich in culture and natural wonders and beginning to realise its potential as a tourist destination By Chris Granet Feast time: Pilgrims at the Church of St George, Lalibela Getty Images A gold-robed deacon stood in front of a makeshift altar at the shad...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2013
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AS Christians in Nigeria joined their counterparts across the world to celebrate Easter, which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, gunmen on Thursday night unleashed violence on the quiet Ganawuri chiefdom of Riyom Council, Plateau State, leaving no fewer than 20 people dead. Earlier that same da...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 6th, 2012
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THE LATE Rashidi Yekini’s lawyer and neighbours have asked for a probe into the circumstances leading to the death of the ex-World Cup star. Nigeria’s all-time leading scorer Yekini died on Friday and he was buried the following day in his home town of Iraa in Kwara State. However, Yekini’s lawyer Ju...