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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PARTNER WITH THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TO IMPROVE EDUCATION

3 years ago /

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to collaborate with religious leaders to check the deteriorating standard of education in the country.

CENTENARY THANKSGIVING: CLERGY TASKS LEADERS TO DO MORE IN NATION BUILDING

3 years ago /

The Prelate Emeritus Methodist Church of Nigeria, Sunday Olamakinde has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to save the country from disintegrating by revisiting some of his developmental policies.

 

Jonathan receives strong criticisms from the Catholic church over his church tour

3 years ago /

In recent weeks, President Goodluck Jonathan has been visiting different churches in Abuja the nation’s capital.  

Federal Government announces plans to stop government sponsorship of religious pilgrimages

3 years ago /

The Nigerian government has begun moves to withdraw the sponsorship of pilgrims to the Holy land.

Kano state government defends mass wedding, says it attracts Allah's blessings

3 years ago /

Hisbah board, an Islamic agency saddled with the responsibility of correcting societal ills in Kano state has reacted to critics of the state government’s mass wedding programme.

Nigerians react to the luxurious lifestyles of Nigerian pastors

3 years ago /

Recently, an American based publishing outfit, Forbes and a website Nairaland released  the names of the world’s ten richest pastors.

Nigerian Christians say Nigeria will not disintegrate

3 years ago /

When the news of the kidnap of the former Primate of the Anglican church, Jasper Akinola filtered in, not  a few Nigerians were worried because of his stand on societal ills.

Malaysian authorities seize over 300 Bibles over the use of the word "Allah"

3 years ago /

Islamic authorities in Malaysia on Thursday seized 321 Bibles from a Christian group because they used the word Allah to refer to God, signaling growing intolerance that may inflame ethnic and religious tension in the Southeast Asian country.

Church attacked during New year vigil; at least 3 people killed

3 years ago /

Many people across the nation felt a sense of duty to go to church to thank God for witnessing the end of another year. Not all of those people however lived beyond the first few hours of the new year.

Lightening kills 8 worshippers in Malawi church

3 years ago /

A lightning bolt struck a church in Malawi, killing eight worshippers and injuring several others, local media reported.

1000 Nigerians to be deported from Saudi Arabia

3 years ago /

Over one thousand Nigerians are to be deported from Saudi Arabia in the next twenty four hours.

Bangladesh executes Islamist leader

3 years ago /

Bangladesh has executed the Islamism leader Abdul Kader Mullah, who was convicted of atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

Pope attacks mega-salaries and wealth gap in peace message

3 years ago /

Pope Francis said in the first peace message of his pontificate that huge salaries and bonuses are symptoms of an economy based on greed and inequality and called again for nations to narrow the wealth gap.

POPE FRANCIS NAMED TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR

3 years ago /

Time magazine named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, crediting him with shifting the message of the Catholic Church while capturing the "imaginations of millions" who had become disillusioned with the Vatican.

 

Pope tenders controversial position on Church power

3 years ago /

Pope Francis has called for power in the Catholic Church to be devolved away from the Vatican.

 

PHILLIPINES: NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY REACHES OUT TO PHILLIPINES

3 years ago /

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN has joined the league of organizations that have reached out to assist the people of Philippines who are just smarting from typhoon Haiyan that hit the country early November.

 

CATHOLIC CHURCH: KUGBO HARVEST

4 years ago /

With a special permission from the Bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of the Catholic Eminence John, Cardinal Onaiyekan, St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Kugbo Abuja held its 2013 Harvest and Thanksgiving last two Sundays – November 3, 2013.


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