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Pope Francis sustained minor injuries on Sunday

Pope Francis injured in Colombia

Pope Francis sustained minor injuries on Sunday when he lost his balance and bumped his head against a vehicle barrier while riding in the popemobile during his visit to Cartagena, Colombia. The popemobile, is a customized vehicle designed with bulletproof [...]

September 12, 2017 Religion
French pranksters replace holy water with alcohol

French pranksters replace holy water with alcohol

French pranksters replace holy water with alcohol: Tourists visiting a church in the picturesque French town of Chateau-Chalon were surprised to discover that local pranksters had replaced the fonts’ holy water with alcohol, the local tourism office said Friday. A [...]

September 9, 2017 Religion
I will kill anybody who touches my wife – Pastor Adeboye

I will kill anybody who touches my wife – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has warned that he would kill anyone who touches his wife, Pastor (Mrs) Foluke Adeboye. Pastor Adeboye, fondly called ‘daddy G.O’ said people are free to [...]

September 4, 2017 Religion
Hajj 2017: Death toll of Nigerian pilgrims rises to seven

Hajj 2017: Death toll of Nigerian pilgrims rises to seven

The number of Nigerian pilgrims who have died at the current Hajj exercise has risen from five to seven, officials have stated. The Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Abdullahi Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview with [...]

August 31, 2017 Religion
Thousands welcome Buhari in Daura for Sallah

Thousands welcome Buhari in Daura for Sallah

Thousands of people thronged the Daura airstrip in Katsina State to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari, who has arrived his hometown for Eid-el-Kabir. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Airforce helicopter conveying the president and [...]

August 31, 2017 Religion
Ozubulu Catholic Church Massacre Released

Names Of Victims Of Ozubulu Catholic Church Massacre Released

Catholic Church release names of victims of Ozubulu massacre The Catholic Church has released the names of victims of Sunday’s attack which left many worshipers at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State dead, while several others [...]

August 10, 2017 Religion
Pope Francis has condemned the Sunday’s attack on St. Philip’s Catholic Church

Ozubulu massacre: What Pope Francis said about attack on Catholic Church

Pope Francis has condemned the Sunday’s attack on St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Ozubulu where scores of persons were killed. The Pontif i‎n an August 7 telegram addressed to Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke of Nnewi, said he was “deeply [...]

August 8, 2017 Religion
How Redeemed Church officials

INVESTIGATION: How Redeemed Church officials allegedly duped members of millions in housing scheme

When Oluyemi Ojudu, a civil servant, registered for a housing scheme initiated by a parish in one of Nigeria’s largest Pentecostal churches, the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, in Abuja, he thought it was the beginning of the end of paying [...]

July 12, 2017 Religion
Pastor Williams Kumuyi

Kumuyi storms Abuja, seeks divine intervention in Nigeria

Pastor Williams Kumuyi, the General Superintendent (GS) Deeper Life Bible Church, held a resounding crusade in Abuja on Sunday where he prayed for divine intervention in Nigeria and for the progress of the people. At the crusade held at the [...]

July 10, 2017 Religion
Muslims lend Christians hijab to escape ISIS in Philippines

Muslims lend Christians hijab to escape ISIS in Philippines

Muslims are lending terrified Christians hijab veils to help them disguise themselves from ISIS terrorists as they try to escape their clutches. The tale is one of the stories to emerge from the besieged city of Marawi in the Philippines [...]

June 20, 2017 Religion
Apostle Suleman blows hot over removal of CRK in curriculum, warns Buhari, North

Apostle Suleman blows hot over removal of CRK in curriculum, warns Buhari, North

President of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has expressed outrage at the removal of Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) as a subject of study from the secondary school curriculum, describing it as a move by President Muhammadu Buhari to [...]

June 18, 2017 Religion
Angry Pope Francis Threatens To Fire Nigerian Priests

Angry Pope Francis Threatens To Fire Nigerian Priests

Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests: lose your job if you don’t obey me and your bishop. According to a report by Associated Press, Pope Francis met June 8 at the Vatican with a delegation [...]

June 12, 2017 Religion
Muslims ‘Attack’ Harmless Christians

Hundreds Of Muslims ‘Attack’ Harmless Christians In Buhari’s Home State

Muslims ‘Attack’ Harmless Christians: Emerging report, revealed that Muslim students in the Federal University in Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, are mobilising and protesting against Christian employees, in the University. Andrew Moses, a Security Guard at the University, said: “We saw strange [...]

June 3, 2017 Religion
TB Joshua Relocated To Israel

Bolaji Tunji: What Nigeria Stands To Lose If TB Joshua Relocated To Israel [MUST READ]

Today’s piece is a departure from my usual articles. The above quote taken from the Holy Book is a clear indication of where I am going, moving away from my usual secular writings – TB Joshua Relocated To Israel. I have [...]

May 5, 2017 Religion
Pastor Bugingo

Ugandan Pastor Sets Ablaze Thousands Of Holy Bibles, Says The Bible Is Misleading

Members of House of Prayer Ministries located in Makerere in Uganda, were left shocked when their pastor, Aloysius Bugingo on Easter Monday set thousands of Holy bibles, belonging to them ablaze saying it was misleading. According to Zambezi Report, the [...]

April 22, 2017 Religion
THE IGBOS AND THE YORUBA COLD WAR

THE IGBOS AND THE YORUBA ‘COLD WAR’; A CASE FOR SOUTHERN UNITY. [ Submitted by Hope for Nigeria FAN]

Although this is currently heavily circulated on the internet – it is perhaps worth publishing in order to see what Hope for Nigeria FANS think – the write-up below should get us thinking: THE IGBOS AND THE YORUBA ‘COLD WAR'; [...]

April 21, 2017 Demographics, Ethno-linguistic groups
agos slums are being razed

Lagos slums are being razed to make way for luxury properties. That’s Nigeria Remi Adekoya

This month, thousands of Nigerians have been rendered homeless after police stormed Otodo-Gbame, a riverbank community in the country’s commercial capital, Lagos, razing homes and chasing away residents with bullets and teargas. This comes after 4,700 people in the settlement [...]

April 16, 2017 Demographics
Church Members Drink Beer To Cast Out Demons

Drama As Church Members Drink Beer To Cast Out Demons (PHOTOS)

Church Members Drink Beer To Cast Out Demons – This is a story about a church in Congo, where members drink beer to cast out demons in them. It was gathered that the members of Louzolo Amour church, call the [...]

April 16, 2017 Religion
Easter: Muslims, Christians Urged To Unite

Easter: Muslims, Christians Urged To Unite

In commemoration of the occasion of the Easter, a call has gone to Muslims and Christians to unite as brothers and sisters given the common Abrahamic origin of their religions. The call was contained in the Friday sermon by the [...]

April 15, 2017 Religion
Mystery Man Pays N42m Tithe To Benue Church

Mystery Man Pays N42m Tithe To Benue Church

Mystery Man Pays N42m Tithe To Benue Church – A man whose identity has been shielded by a local church in Makurdi has shocked church members with a tithe offering of N42 million. Investigations in Makurdi revealed that the money [...]

April 15, 2017 Religion
Jehovah Witnesses Named Extremist Group

Jehovah Witnesses Named Extremist Group

The  Jehovah’s Witnesses have been classified an extremist organization. This is the position of Russia, where its Justice Ministry has filed a request with the nation’s supreme court for the classification, potentially endangering the 175,000 members in the country.     [...]

March 17, 2017 Religion
Prophet Shamiso Kanyama

Pastor Fails To Resurrect After Telling People To Bury Him Alive

Five members of the same family were charged with the murder of Prophet Shamiso Kanyama who had been called to their home in the village of Mazonde, Zimbabwe to help them cleanse their house of evil spirits. According to local newspaper, [...]

March 16, 2017 Religion
Apostle Suleman 'Heals' A Crippled Man

Apostle Suleman ‘Heals’ A Crippled Man At His Conference In Washington (Photos)

Apostle Suleman ‘Heals' A Crippled Man  – Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, who is in the middle of a sex scandal which has been trailing him for weeks -caused a scene at his 2-day conference [...]

March 16, 2017 Religion
Pope Francis Celebrates 4th Anniversary Monday

Pope Francis Celebrates 4th Anniversary Monday

His Holiness Pope Francis will mark his fourth anniversary of his election, on Monday, March 13, 2017. The anniversary has attracted special greetings from the United States. Born as Jorge Mario Bergoglio on Dec. 17, 1936, Pope Francis is the [...]

March 12, 2017 Religion
Apostle Suleman, Otobo Love Scandal Gets Messier

Apostle Suleman, Otobo Love Scandal Gets Messier

As the love scandal involving Apostle Johnson Suleman and Canada-based Stephanie Otobo gets messier, Kayamo Chambers has issued some questions for the cleric to answer. Lawyers to the cleric of Auchi-based Omega Fire Ministries Church, had on Thursday demanded that [...]

March 11, 2017 Religion
Apostle Johnson Suleman

Apostle Suleiman In Tears Speaks: “I Didn’t Promise Stephanie Otobo Marriage, She’s A Blackmailer”

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, on Monday distanced himself from the arrest and detention of Stephanie Otobo by the police last Friday, March 3, 2017 over alleged blackmail. The allegation against Suleman came about [...]

March 6, 2017 Religion
The Benin’s Devil-Hunting Female Pastor

Meet ‘God’, The Benin’s Devil-Hunting Female Pastor

Benin’s Devil-Hunting Female Pastor – In the Very Holy Church of Jesus Christ of Baname, the 25-year-old founder calls herself God, her business partner is a self-styled Pope and devotees pledge to end the reign of the Devil. Its charismatic [...]

March 1, 2017 Religion
Cardinal Okogie

This is not the change they preached to us — Cardinal Okogie

CATHOLIC Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos Archdiocese and Vanguard’s 2017 nominee for a Lifetime Achievers Award, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, had never hidden his disdain for misconduct of political leaders as he had always criticised them, sometimes at great risk to [...]

February 25, 2017 Religion
Pope Francis

“It’s Better To Be Atheist Than A Hypocritical Catholic” – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has delivered another criticism of some members of his own church , suggesting it was better to be an atheist than one of many Catholics who he said lead a hypocritical double life. In improvised comments in the [...]

February 24, 2017 Religion
Pastor Arraigned For Alleged Threat To Set Church Ablaze

Pastor Arraigned For Alleged Threat To Set Church Ablaze

A 56-year-old pastor, Jones Nwaeze, was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ court in Lagos for allegedly chasing worshippers with sticks and threatening to burn down his church. Nwaeze, a resident of Oba Akinjobi Road, Ikeja, Lagos, is being [...]

February 18, 2017 Religion
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