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August 14, 2018

Killing of Catholic Priests in Benue: Are they farmers too? – Knights ask

  The Order of the Knights of Saint Mulumba Nigeria has condemned the killing of two Catholic priests and worshippers in Benue State recently. In a press release issued by the Supreme Knight, Bro. Diamond Ovueraye and made available to The Leader in Owerri on Monday, the knights noted that the killings have rubbished government’s usual argument that the clashes were between farmers and herders. The Press Release captioned, “Our Descent into Anarchy” wondered whether priests and worshippers killed were farmers; whether they were blocking the cattle’s route. The Release reads: “The Order of the Knights of Saint Mulumba Nigeria…

Communiqué – Ladies of St. Mulumba cry out against Abortion Law in Imo State

Editor’s Note: The Imo State of Nigeria Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Law No. 12, 2012, (a.k.a. Abortion Law) has continued to attract condemnations by the people of the state, who consider Section 40(1) of the Law as obnoxious.  The contentious section states that: “Every woman shall have the right to enjoy reproductive rights, including right to medical abortion, in cases of sexual assault, rape, incest and where the continued pregnancy endangers the life or physical, mental, psychological or emotional health of the mother….”    Worried by the implication of this law, the Ladies  of St. Mulumba, Owerri Metropolitan Council, comprising all…