page contents
Connect with us

Motherland News

Nigeria: Four kidnapped Catholic Priests regain freedom.

Published

on

The Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Benin, Fr. Mike Oyanoafoh has announced the release of the four Catholic priests that were abducted last week in Nigeria by gunmen.



Fr Joseph Ediae, Fr Victor Adigboluja, Fr Anthony Otegbola and Fr Obadjere Emmanuel were returning from a meeting held in Warri, Delta State when armed men stopped the convoy of cars they were being driven in as four other priests managed to escape.

The group had been on their way to All Saints seminary – their Alma Mater in Edo State, where they planned to celebrate their tenth year of priesthood.

IMG-20180912-WA0030

The Chancellor, Fr. Mike Oyanoafoh in a statement made available to newsmen said: “To God be the glory.

“I am happy to announce to you that Fr Joseph Ediae and three other priests of Warri, Ijebu Ode and Abeokuta Dioceses have been released.”

According to the Delta state Police Commissioner, Mr Muhhammad Mustafa arrests suspects have already been arrested.

FOLLOW US ON:
 INSTAGRAMLINKEDINYOUTUBETWITTER & FACEBOOK

No details have been given on the priest’s health or what led to their release.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise against all but essential travel to Abia State and non-riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers States.

Militant groups are active across the Niger Delta area and there’s a high risk of armed robbery, criminality and criminal kidnap in the area.

TO DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE NEWS APP CLICK HERE
WATCH RUSSIA 2018 HIGHLIGHTS HERE

-PremierChristianRadio

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Motherland News

Former communication minister arrested over corruption in Ethiopia.

Published

on

Ethiopia’s former Communication Minister, Bereket Simon, has been arrested by the federal government at his residence in the capital, Addis Ababa, multiple news sources, state and private, have reported.



Simon is also a founding member of the ruling coalition, the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front, EPRDF. Multiple local mdia channels are reporting that his arrest is in connection with corruption.

IMG-20180912-WA0030

Another arrested official is Tadesse Kassa, a former top civil servant. Simon was a member of the Amhara regional bloc in the EPRDF.

FOLLOW US ON:
 INSTAGRAMLINKEDINYOUTUBETWITTER & FACEBOOK

His party, now the Amhara Democratic Party ousted him from executive committee membership.

Bereket resigned his position in government in October 2017 at the time as an advisor in charge of Policy Studies and Research to ex Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

TO DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE NEWS APP CLICK HERE
WATCH RUSSIA 2018 HIGHLIGHTS HERE

Continue Reading

Motherland News

Nigeria: Council of State reaches final pegs new minimum wage at 27,000

Published

on

The National Council of State presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N27,000 as the new minimum wage.



The national council approved the sum during an ongoing meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The meeting had in attendance former presidents like Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, among others.

IMG-20180912-WA0030

TO DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE NEWS APP CLICK HERE
WATCH RUSSIA 2018 HIGHLIGHTS HERE

Continue Reading

Facebook

Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2018 Anttention Media. All rights reserved