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RCCG pastor abducted by Kidnappers during service

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years ago /

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


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