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There is a moral burden to be resolved – Most Rev. Nicholas

1 year ago /

The primate, church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, most Reverend Nicholas Okoh says there is a moral burden to be resolved in relocating Nigeria’s internally displaced persons to their communities. He has therefore asked President Muhammadu Buhari to put the horse in place adequate security before returning the IDPs to their homes. The...

Catholic Church clarifies reason behind Fr. Mbaka transfer

1 year ago /

The Catholic Church has clarified the recent transfer of Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka saying the controversial priest was merely being sent to where he would be more useful to the church. In its first reaction since the controversy over the transfer broke, the church said the posting was not meant to...

Return money or God will punish you – Mashuud Fashola warns looters

1 year ago /

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at has warned those who looted the nation’s economy to return them or face God’s punishment. It gave this remark in Lagos as it commenced activities to mark its 100 years of existence in Nigeria and 127 years of the group’s establishment in the world. The Head of the...

SCOAN Sues Lagos Coroner’s Court, AG over Collapsed Building Indictment

1 year ago /

The Registered Trustee of Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN) has sued the Lagos State Coroner’s Court and the state Attorney-General over the criminal indictment of the church and two engineers who constructed the collapsed six-storey guest house belonging to the church. The September 12, 2014, collapsed building led to the...

Ooni visits Alaafin, ends 79-yr-old supremacy battle

1 year ago /

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) made history yesterday when became the first Ooni to visit the Alaafin of Oyo in the ancient Oyo town since 1937 (97 years after the then Ooni visited Oyo). The Methodist Church, Apaara, venue of the 45th coronation anniversary thanksgiving of Oba...

New Year Prophesy: ‘Mbaka is mixing sorcery with Catholism -Onwubiko

1 year ago /

The national coordinator of Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) Mr Emmanuel Onwubiko has described Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka of Adoration Ministry Enugu as a confused sorcerer who needed divine intervention and prayers of Nigerians to rediscover his priestly vocation. This is coming on the heels of allegation leveled against...

RCCG pastor abducted by Kidnappers during service

1 year ago /

Yet-to-be identified persons have kidnapped a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God. It was gathered that Pastor Ayo Raphael was kidnapped during the Sunday service at the Resurrection parish of the RCCG in Kabba junction in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. Eyewitnesses said the kidnappers, numbering about 10, stormed the...

 

Ashimolowo to Buhari: Give looters only 20% of your time

1 year ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to adopt the Pareto’s Principle in governance, where just 20 per cent of governance time is dedicated to the past, “otherwise, it will take forever for majority of Nigerians to see changes.” Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre, KICC, who gave...

Prophet TB Joshua emerges 13th world most famous prophet

1 year ago /

Founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Pastor Temitope Joshua, has been ranked by a group known as Movement for Progress Initiative as the 13th most famous pastor in the world and Apostle Joseph Ayo Babalola of the Christ Apostolic Church emerged 32nd. Speaking at the ranking event that took place...

 

How I Escaped Near Air Mishap, 2 Road Accidents- kumuyi

1 year ago /

The general superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry (DCLM) and Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor WF Kumuyi, has revealed how he cheated dead in a near air mishap while traveling by air from Monrovia to Accra Ghana back to Nigeria. The clergy also hinted how he escaped death in two...

 

Set-aside 10% of proceeds from arms deal for welfare of fallen heroes families- Clerics

1 year ago /

The administration of president Muhammadu Buhari has been tasked to devote ten percent of monies recovered from corrupt persons, particularly from the arms deal purchase to families of officers who died in the fight against insurgents. In his message, bishop David Bakare told the gathering at the service organized to remember...

One day, Nigeria will be great – Ron Kenoly

1 year ago /

American preacher and gospel singer reverend Ron Kenoly says Nigeria has the potential to become one of the greatest countries in the world before the turn of the century. Kenoly said this while fielding questions from state house correspondents after a church service at the Aso Villa chapel on Sunday. He said,...

El-Zakzaky’s followers charged with criminal conspiracy, remanded in custody

1 year ago /

Some members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria have been arraigned at the Chief Magistrate Court 1, Zaria Road, Kaduna and charged with criminal conspiracy and inciting public disturbances. It will be recalled that members of the group, who are Shi’ites, had clashed with the Nigerian Army about two weeks ago...

How we suffered in the hands of El-Zakzaky government for 20 years – Zaria residents

1 year ago /

Some residents of Zaria, Kaduna State, have accused the spiritual leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria also known as Shiite, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky of bringing untold hardship on them by operating a parallel government for over 20 years. They appealed to the Federal Government to immediately ban the Zakzaky-led Islamic...

Eid-El-Maulud: Dogara commemorates with Muslims

1 year ago /

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt.Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has a special message for Muslims on the occasion of the celebration of Eid-el-Maulud. The speaker urged Muslims to imbibe the teaching of Prophet Mohammed which teaches humility, gratitude and charity to one another.  In a statement by his Special Adviser on...

President Buhari wishes Nigerians a Merry Christmas

1 year ago /

In the light of the Christmas season, President Buhari took to his twitter page to wish Nigerians a Merry Christmas with a message saying "We are determined to bring about tangible changes in the lives of our people. Merry Christmas to all Nigerians" His message was also accompanied with a picture...

The Nigerian Army Versus Shiite Islamic Movement

1 year ago /

It was reported that the leader of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim Elzakzaky, has been arrested by Nigerian troops during a siege on his Zaria residence, following a supposed threat by the Sect to assassinate the Nigeria’s Chief of Staff, Tukur Buratai. Several members of the Shiite sect were...

Emir of Keffi Dies After 37 Years On The Throne

1 year ago /

Alhaji Mohammadu Chindo Yamusa II was reported to have passed on in the early hours of this morning in his palace in Keffi, Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state. The monarch who has ruled since 1978, for about 37 years died in his sleep after a brief illness as announced...

TB Joshua & Others To Face Trial Today For The Death of 116 People In Building Collapse

1 year ago /

The trustees of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) will today be arraigned before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over the collapse of a six-storey building in the church on September 12, 2014, which led to the death of 116 persons. Senior Pastor of the church, Prophet T.B Joshua...

Pope Francis Calls For Peace and Reconciliation

1 year ago /

Pope Francis on his 3-Nation African Tour visit to Kenya have enjoined everyone to adhere to values of peace in the face of unsettling violence and terrorist attacks happening around the world. In a statement he made at a function hosted by the Kenyan President, Kenyatta in State House, “ All...


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