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Abuja Church Celebrates Survival Of Herdsmen Attack

5 months ago /

Members of the Christ Apostolic Church Lugbe say they will continue to thank God for sparing their lives during the herdsmen attack on the church in 2018.

Cardinal Onaiyekan Seeks More Investment In Peace Building

5 months ago /

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and Chancellor of Veritas University Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has appealed to public and private institutions to invest in peace building among students and schools’ host communities.

Pope Francis Visits Morocco

5 months ago /

Pope Francis left Rome on Saturday to make a light trip to Morocco to promote inter-religious dialogue and support efforts by the North African country's King Mohammed to spread a moderate form of Islam.

President Buhari Explains His Reason To Observe Jumu’at Prayers at Villa

5 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his decision to observe Jumu’at prayers at the Presidential Villa, and not the National Mosque in Abuja, is to prevent the constraints and inconveniences presidential movements may cause to the people.

Cardinal Pell Jailed 6 Years For Child Sexual Abuse

6 months ago /

Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia.


Presbyterian Clergy Worries Over Electoral Violence And Malpractices

6 months ago /

Some pockets of violence and electoral malpractices witnessed across the states in Nigeria during the last Presidential, National Assembly and  Governorship elections have become worrisome to religious leaders  

French Court Convicts Bishop Over Sexual Abuse

6 months ago /

A French court convicted the Roman Catholic archbishop of Lyon on Thursday failing to act on historic allegations of sexual abuse of boy scouts in his diocese, handing cardinal Philippe Barbarin a six-month suspended jail sentence.

Pope Seeks Prayers For Success Of Abuse Conference

7 months ago /

Catholic Pontiff Pope Francis on Sunday asked the faithful gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly Angelus prayer to pray for the success of the upcoming abuse conference.

Lawyers Kick Against Recruitment Of Quacks As Sharia Judges In Bauchi

9 months ago /

Young lawyers forum (YLF) of the Nigerian Bar Association has decried the alleged collection of applications for positions of sharia court judges from people 'who have qualifications outside the legal profession' by the Bauchi state judicial service commission (jsc).

Muslim Cleric Urges Leaders To Guard Against Politics Of Bitterness

10 months ago /

As Muslims across the world prepare to observe the Eid-el-Maulud celebration an Islamic cleric in Abuja Fuad Adeyemi has called on leaders to guard against bitter politics.

Pray For Nigeria – Cleric

11 months ago /

Nigerians have been asked to keep praying for the progress and unity of the country as she goes through series of economic, political and social challenges.

Pope Warns Mafia Against Blasphemy

1 year ago /

Pope Francis has advised mafia members to stop blaspheming against god and to embrace love and service.

Muslim Community Partners IPAC To Pray In Cross River

1 year ago /

The Muslim Community in Cross River State in partnership with the State Inter Aprty Advisory Council IPAC, have called on Political Parties to play by the rules and do away with any act that can cause political tension in the Country.

Forum Want Religion To Play Constructive Role In 2019 Elections

1 year ago /

Presenting a paper titled: How Vital Is Religion In 2019 Elections In Nigeria, a Professor of Religious Ethics, Jacob Ayantayo insisted that since religion cannot be separated from the people, it must be used appropriately to sanitize the Polity.

Heavy Security As Muslims Hold Eid Prayers In Ilorin

1 year ago /

As Muslim Faithful in Ilorin, the kwara state capital joined other faithful across the world to celebrate the Eid El-Kabir festival, they have been admonished to emulate Prophet Muhammed who lived a life of sacrifice, imbibe the lessons of total submission and obedience to the will of almighty Allah and promote the principle of being one another’s keeper.


Ndoma-Egba Preaches Love, Tolerance At Eid El-Kabir

1 year ago /

The Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba has enjoined the Muslim Ummah and Nigerians in general to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice, love and tolerance for the peace, unity and progress of our country.

Eid- El Kabir: Ayade Urges Muslims To Emulate Prophet Ibrahim

1 year ago /

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has felicitated with Muslims in the country on the festival of Eid El Kabir.

Eid El-Kabir: Bauchi Imam Decry Social Vices

1 year ago /

Muslims in Bauchi joined other faithful across the world to commemorate Eld-El -Kabir on tuesday. Chief imam of Bauchi, Baba Ina, called on government to make provisions for the youths to help reduce the high rate of social vices bedevilling the society.

Buhari Arrives Katsina For Eid El Kabir Celebration.

1 year ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Katsina State on Monday for this Years Eid El Kabir Celebration.The Plane carrying the President touched down at the Umaru Musa Yar' Adua International Airport at exactly five fifty - five Pm amidst Raindrops.

APC Calls For Love, Harmony At Sallah

1 year ago /

The All Progressives Congress has enjoined Nigerians to imbibe the lessons of Love and Sacrifice as exemplified by Prophet Mohammed who lived in Peace and Harmony with diverse groups of different Faiths.