Politics & Society GoodNewsLinus UnahSeptember 24, 2019
For nearly two decades, Nigeria has been struggling to reform its congested prison system. Courts grapple with huge backlogs of cases, compounding delays in the delivery of justice and contributing to prison overcrowding.
Politics & Society DispatchesLinus UnahJuly 02, 2019
On June 12, Eritrean authorities closed all 22 of the nation’s church-run health care facilities.
Politics & Society DispatchesLinus UnahMarch 22, 2019
A combination of a rapidly growing population, extreme poverty, unemployment and armed conflict push people to cross Nigeria’s porous borders in search of a better life.
Politics & Society DispatchesLinus UnahJanuary 28, 2019
Just one other African head of state, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, was seen at the inauguration after the African Union and others in the international community expressed reservations about the election.
Faith FeaturesLinus UnahAugust 10, 2018
The militant Islamist group Boko Haram has decimated villages in northern Nigeria, but Catholic parishioners remain faithful and courageous.
Politics & Society DispatchesLinus UnahMay 29, 2018
Benue State is in Nigeria’s Middle Belt. This region, a hotbed of sectarian unrest, has suffered particularly because of clashes between largely Muslim Fulani cattle herders and mostly Christian farming communities.
Politics & Society DispatchesLinus UnahMay 10, 2018
Using pastoral letters and circulars with exhortations on civic duty, as well as pulpit and parish bulletin announcements, the church has been informing voters on the importance of exercising their right to vote.
Faith FeaturesLinus UnahNovember 16, 2017
On university campuses in Nigeria, the competition for souls can be fierce.