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Senegal Inaugurates Largest Mosque In West Africa

4 months ago /

A powerful religious group in Senegal has opened West Africa’s largest mosque at a cost of $50m.

TOO MUCH PEPPER? Muslim Rights Calls On Buhari To Ban BBNaija

8 months ago /

The 2019 edition of BBNaija tagged "PEPPER DEM" kicked off about two weeks ago and while the show has fans all over Nigeria, there are also quite a number of people who think the show is a bad influence on the youth of our country. 

Pastor Adeboye Warns Young Pastors Against Sin

9 months ago /

From the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye had some words of advice on Friday night to young pastors on how to avoid exposing themselves to immoral acts.

Church Dismisses Self Kidnapped Priest

9 months ago /

A Methodist priest Adewuyi Adegoke who faked his own kidnap demanding Three Million Naira ransom in Ekiti state, southwest Nigeria has been dismissed by the church.

Christians Pilgrims Commission Hold Exams For Medical Personnel Towards 2019 Pilgrimage

9 months ago /

The examination for medical personnel who will accompany Christian Pilgrims on the 2019 pilgrimage got underway in Abuja on Saturday.

Pope Francis To Visit Iraq

9 months ago /

Pope Francis said on Monday he wants to travel to Iraq next year, which would be the first papal trip there.

Pope Appeals For Dialogue And Peace In Sudan

9 months ago /

Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week.


Anglican Bishop Charges FG On Proactive Steps To Tackle Insecurity

9 months ago /

Bishop of the church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Lafia Diocese right reverend Godwin Robinson has appealed to the Nigerian government to be more proactive in tackling the spate of insecurity across the country.

President Buhari Commiserates Over Passage Of Bishop Emeritus

10 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, President and members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, and the entire Catholic community in the country, on the passage of the Bishop Emeritus of Sokoto, Most Rev Kevin Joseph Aje.

Eid-El-Fitir Celebrations In Maiduguri And Liberated Areas Pass Peacefully

10 months ago /

Security deployments by the police and other security agencies were massive at the various payer grounds and some of the recreational centres, all in a bid to ensure a hitch-free Sallah.

Christian Pilgrims Commission Boss Urges Nigerians To Be More Patriotic

10 months ago /

The executive secretary of the Nigerian Christian pilgrims' commission, Tor Ujah says, if Nigerians proudly own the country, no other country of the world will compete with them in developmental ideas and creative abilities.

Muslims End Ramadan Fast

10 months ago /

Muslims in Nigeria and around the world are looking out for the new crescent that would mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the spiritual obligation of the month-long fast.

Cleric Tasks Political Leaders On National Unity

10 months ago /

The Vicar of the all saints Anglican Church Wuse, Ernest Onuarah wants the country’s new leadership to focus on what will unite the nation and its people so that Nigeria will compete favourably with other nations that are waxing strong, economically.

Cleric Advocates Collaborative Leadership For Nigeria

10 months ago /

The parish priest of Holy Rosary Catholic church Wuse, Dam Tumba says that the greatest challenge facing Nigeria’s leadership is competition rather than collaboration among leaders.


Pope Francis Rolls Out New Rules On Sex Abuse Among Catholic Priests

10 months ago /

Pope Francis has made it mandatory for Roman Catholic Clergy to report cases of clerical sexual abuse and cover-ups to the church.

Pope Urges European Leaders To Address Wealth Inequality, Low Birth Rates

11 months ago /

Pope Francis has urged European leaders to address wealth inequality and low birth rates that have created an “ice curtain” between Europe’s richer and poorer states fueling immigration.

Buhari Felicitates With Muslims As They Begin Ramadan Fast

11 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a goodwill message to Nigerians in general and Muslims in particular as they commence the month-long Ramadan fast.

Philippines Easter Actor Crucified For 33rd Time

11 months ago /

A Filipino Catholic playing the role of Jesus Christ during holy week rites in the Philippines was crucified for the 33rd time on Good Friday.

Teenage Climate Activist Meets Pope Francis

11 months ago /

Swedish teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg met Pope Francis after his weekly audience at Saint Peter's square at the Vatican on Wednesday. 

Pope Calls On The Church To Be Humble As Christians Mark Palm Sunday

11 months ago /

Tens of thousands of people waved palm and olive branches in saint. Peter’s square on Palm Sunday as Pope Francis led the world’s Catholics into holy week commemorations ahead of Easter calling for the church to be humble.

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