Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tag "Matthew Kukah"

    Kukah: Nigeria does not need a God-fearing leader

Kukah: Nigeria does not need a God-fearing leader

Matthew Kukah, the Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says fighting corruption and fixing Nigeria requires more than a God-fearing leader.Kukah said this on Tuesday at the launch of a book titled 'The Shadow List' written by Dr Todd Moss.He said to fight corruption and build the nation is not just about goodwill but about getting to the root of the [...]

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    Between Buhari and Kukah, Okogie, Onaiyekan et al

Between Buhari and Kukah, Okogie, Onaiyekan et al

Going by recorded history, one can say without any fear of contradiction that the church (or Christendom in general) was integral to civilization as we know it. Modern laws and what is now referred to as international best practices that now pervade the nooks and crannies of the world are without question predicated on Western values and civilization. These laws [...]

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    Kidnappers threaten to kill Kukah’s brother

Kidnappers threaten to kill Kukah’s brother

Abductors of Yohanna Sidi Kukah, a traditional ruler in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state, have threatened to kill him over the failure of his family to raise a N20 million ransom.The traditional ruler is the younger brother of Matthew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto diocese of the Catholic Church.He was abducted at his private residence in Anchuna village around 9pm on [...]

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    ‘We have so many laws covering what this is about’ — Kukah rejects NGO bill

‘We have so many laws covering what this is about’ — Kukah rejects NGO bill

Mathew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says there is no need for the non-governmental organisation (NGO) regulatory commission bill.He said this on Wednesday at a public hearing organised by the house committee on civil society organisations and development partners.The bill, which seeks to supervise and monitor the activities of civil society organisations (CSOs) and community-based organisations (CBOs), has been [...]

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    Kukah: Buhari’s anti-corruption war lacks proper understanding of the enemy

Kukah: Buhari’s anti-corruption war lacks proper understanding of the enemy

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says the anti-corruption efforts of the Muhammadu Buhari administration lacks a clear strategy and "proper understanding of the enemy".The cleric says the President is still stuck with a mindset of his military days.Kukah said this in an interview with PUNCH when he was asked if he still had doubts about the government's anti-corruption [...]

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    Kukah: Those who betrayed Jonathan after collecting money should be ashamed

Kukah: Those who betrayed Jonathan after collecting money should be ashamed

Matthew Kukah, catholic bishop of Sokoto, says those who collected money former President Goodluck Jonathan and decided to "change course in the middle of the race" should be ashamed of themselves.He also faulted those nursing the belief that he was close to Jonathan because of the things he wanted to benefit from the former president.In an interview with The Interview, [...]

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    Kukah: We’ve not been able to figure out what is wrong with Nigeria

Kukah: We’ve not been able to figure out what is wrong with Nigeria

Mathew Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto diocese, says no one has been able to ascertain why Nigeria is in a constant state of commotion.He said that despite the impression that Christians and Muslims cannot coexist harmoniously, Nigerians of both religions "have no problem" with one another.Speaking on ARISE TV Network on Saturday, he said the Southern Kaduna crisis has not [...]

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    Kukah: Men of God — who took vow of poverty — enjoy comfortable cars, houses

Kukah: Men of God — who took vow of poverty — enjoy comfortable cars, houses

Matthew Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto diocese, has criticised church leaders who "enjoy" material things despite vowing to live simple lives.Bishop Kukah said many Nigerian clerics are known to live lavish lifestyles while millions languish in penury.He urged his fellow clerics to heed the advice of Jesus Christ, who asked the rich to sell their acquisitions and use the yield to [...]

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    Kukah: I’ve never been as unsure about the future of this country

Kukah: I’ve never been as unsure about the future of this country

Matthew Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto diocese, says though he is an optimist, he has never "been as unsure about the future of this country as I am now."Speaking on Thursday at the launch of a book, 'Religion and the making of Nigeria', Kukah said Nigeria may not be able to stop killings because it has not been able to [...]

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    EXTRA: Obasanjo, Kukah turn horse riders in Sokoto

EXTRA: Obasanjo, Kukah turn horse riders in Sokoto

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Matthew Kukah, Catholic archbishop of Sokoto diocese were among the 3,000 horsemen at a grand Durbar held to mark the 10th coronation anniversary of Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto.The occasion was witnessed by dignitaries such as President Muhammadu Buhari; former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar; Senate President Bukola Saraki; and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house [...]

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    Mathew Kukah visits Abati, FFK, says ‘they are cheerful in detention’

Mathew Kukah visits Abati, FFK, says ‘they are cheerful in detention’

Matthew Kukah, bishop of the Catholic diocese of Sokoto, visited Reuben Abati, spokesman of former President Goodluck Jonathan, and Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, who are currently being detained at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.Kukah also spent some time with Musiliu Obanikoro, former minister of state for defence.According to Wilson Uwujaren, the [...]

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    Court remands Kukah’s impostor

Court remands Kukah’s impostor

For allegedly impersonating Matthew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, in order to defraud Afe Babalola (SAN), a man is facing trial at a federal high court in Ado-Ekiti.The accused and others now at large had sometime in June 2016 obtained N2.5 million from Babalola, founder of Afe Babalola University, according to Femi Falade, prosecutor.He said they impersonated Kukah and [...]

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