6 February 2012

Nigeria: Religious Leaders Want NIREC Reconstituted in Kogi

Lokoja — The Kogi State council of Ulamas and Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have called on the state government to reconstitute the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council in the state to ensure religious harmony in the state.

In a communique issued by the groups at the end of a joint meeting Saturday, the religious leaders said reconstitution of NIREC was necessary to sustain the existing peace in the state. They maintained that both religions are against violence and destruction of lives and property.

UniCal resumes today

After several postponements, the University of Calabar (Unical) will today resume academic activities after nearly six months of closure, following a rampage last year.

The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Effiong Eyo, who spoke with our correspondent, said public notices and letters have been sent to the students, and that many of them have arrived the campus.

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