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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...

Kano Hisbah Board Commences Preparations For Mass Wedding Of 2,000 Widows

1 year ago /

The Kano State Hisba Board on Tuesday said it had commenced preparations for the mass wedding of another batch of 2,000 widows and divorcees in the state. The Director-General of the Board, Dr Abba Sufi, said this in an interview on wednesdsay in Kano. Sufi said the preparations followed recent directive by...

Hajj Stampede Update: Death Toll Rises To 145 For Nigeria, 165 Pilgrims Still Missing

1 year ago /

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Sunday confirmed that 145 Nigerians were killed in the Sept. 24 stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia. More than 769 pilgrims from across the world were confirmed dead and 1,000 injured during the stampede on one of the roads leading to the Jamarat complex...

Abia State Government To Build Home For Destitutes

1 year ago /

The Abia State Government is to build a home for destitute with a view to empowering the less privileged. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu said this at the Hilltop Seventh Day Adventist Church, Aba, where he delivered a sermon in which he called for more attention to be given to the welfare of...

 

Reverend Ini Ukpuho Commends Federal Government's Efforts On Tackling Boko Haram

1 year ago /

The Nigerian Government has again been commended for its efforts in tackling the Boko Haram insurgents. Reverend Ini Ukpuho of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria gave the commendation on thursday when he led a delegation of the SYNOD on a courtesy visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Reverend Ukpuho who is the...

Ramadan: President Buhari Calls On Muslims To Embrace Peace

1 year ago /

The Muslim month of Ramadan has officially begun this Thursday with the sighting of the moon on Wednesday evening. It is a month long annual religion exercise where Muslim faithful fast and pray. The spiritual leader and head of the Islamic community in Nigeria, Sultan Abubakar III at exactly 9.45 pm Nigerian...

 

Enugu: Justice Enejere Retires

1 year ago /

The Christian Lawyers Fellowship Enugu branch has organized a public lecture in honour of retiring Justice Pearl Enejere of Enugu state high court....

 

Catholic Bishops Warn Against Abortion For Rescued Women

2 years ago /

The catholic bishops conference of Nigeria has condemned calls by a cross section of Nigerians for mass abortion by women and girls recently released from Boko Haram’s abduction. The women and girls became pregnant while in captivity. At a media chat in Abuja, the body of clergy warned that abortion is...

Pastor Adeboye Prays For Nigeria

2 years ago /

The General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church Of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has been speaking on the need for Nigerians to remain prayerful in order to sustain the nation’s unity as well as energize the leaders to make the country a better place for all. Pastor Adeboye’s solemn advice came while declaring...

Countdown To 2015 Pilgrimage

2 years ago /

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission on Tuesday opened the bidding for interest air carriers and ground handlers who will air lift Christian pilgrims to the Holy land during the bidding at the commission’s headquarters. In Abuja, the executive secretary John Kennedy Opara assured the stakeholders of transparency and urged them to...

 

Scores Witness Abuja Chief Imam’s Burial

2 years ago /

Abuja National mosque Chief Imam, for twenty-three years, who died on Saturday evening, has been laid to rest in Abuja at the Gudu muslim cemetery. Scores of people across religions attended.  ...

 

Memorial Lecture For Father Stan Holds In Enugu

2 years ago /

The first memorial lecture in honour of Reverend father Stan Anih has been held in Enugu.  Intellectuals from around the world gathered to honour the man popularly called the Father of Ecumenism....

2015 Paschal Feast: CAN Advices Nigerian Leaders To Learn To Sacrifice

2 years ago /

As Nigerians join the rest of the world to celebrate Good Friday, Nigerian leaders have been advices to learn to sacrifice what they treasure the most for the sake of peace of the country. The chairman Abuja chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Israel Akanji, gave the advice during...

 

2015 Paschal Feast: Abuja Archbishop Asks Christians To Emulate Jesus Christ

2 years ago /

The catholic archbishop of Abuja, John cardinal Onaiyekan is asking christians to emulate the humility of Jesus Christ. The clergyman was speaking during the holy mass held at our leady queen of Nigeria pro cathedral catholic church, Garki, Abuja, to mark the 2015 last super also know as paschal or Passover feast. While...

 

Religious Leaders On 2015 Polls

2 years ago /

Christian Religious Leaders in the Niger Delta region have called on Nigerians to unite as one people, and make peace, and unity of the country a priority. They said this on Wednesday in Abuja at a prayer session held to usher in the conduct of peaceful general elections....


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