2018 WORLD PEACE DAY: SANT’Egidio advocates youths involvement in peace building

As the world commemorates the International Day of Peace, the Community of Sant’Egidio has called on youths in Nigeria to become ambassadors of peace by shunning all acts of violence and substance abuse, capable of igniting conflicts.

By Chigozie Effe As the world commemorates the International Day of Peace, the Community of Sant’Egidio has called on youths in Nigeria to become ambassadors of peace by shunning all acts of violence and substance abuse, capable of igniting conflicts. The Country Representative of the Community of Sant’Egidio – Nigeria, Prince Henry Ezike, stated this […]

Sant Egidio condemns Jos Killings

Sant Egidio condemns Jos Killings

By David Effe A faith-based organization known as Community of Sant’Egidio has again condemned the rising spate of killings in the country, especially the recent killing of at least eight people in two villages in Barkin-Ladi LGA of Plateau State even as it called on the government to tackle the issue of herdsmen killing in […]

Jos Massacre: Victims recount ordeal two months after

For natives of Nghar, Gashash District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, June 23, 2018 will always remain a sad memory in their hearts. That was the day men from hell visited the community and unleashed a reign of terror on the once peaceful community.

Jos Massacre: Victims recount ordeal two months after

By Chigozie Effe For natives of Nghar, Gashash District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, June 23, 2018 will always remain a sad memory in their hearts. That was the day men from hell visited the community and unleashed a reign of terror on the once peaceful community. A visit to the deserted […]

The lepers and the rest of us

One of the greatest tragedies against humanity is the feeling of being neglected and rejected by everyone. No wonder St. Theresa of Calcultta said "Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty...."

The lepers and the rest of us

Chigozie Effe One of the greatest tragedies against humanity is the feeling of being neglected and rejected by everyone. No wonder St. Theresa of Calcultta said “Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty….” The lepers, unarguably fall under this category. The word […]