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Lady dies after taking spiritual concoction prepared by pastor

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a prophet, Michael Dominic, for allegedly administering concoction to a lady who visited him for spiritual healing alongside her boyfriend at the Ajangbadi area of Lagos. The victim, Rahamat Audu, was said to [...]

May 22, 2018 Religion

Corpses of two Catholic Priests, 15 others arrive Benue for mass burial [PHOTOS]

No fewer than 15 corpses, including that of two Catholic Priests, Rev. Joseph Gor, Rev. Felix and 13 others have arrived Benue for mass burial. They were among people recently killed by herdsmen at Mbalom, Gwer East, Benue State. More [...]

May 22, 2018 Religion

Anglican Bishop, Godwin Robinson tackles Buhari over killings in Nigeria

Bishop Godwin Robinson, Bishop of Lafia (Anglican Communion), has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to help stop the incessant killings in some parts of the country. Robinson made the appeal while speaking with NAN on the sideline of [...]

May 21, 2018 Religion

‘I want to love Daddy Freeze’ – Apostle Suleman speaks on OAP’s videos

Founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman has said controversial On-Air media personality, Daddy Freeze is not his enemy. Suleman, speaking during Sunday sermon in his church, said contrary to reports, he had never watched Freeze’s videos because he [...]

May 21, 2018 Religion

Ramadan: Buhari addresses Muslims

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his greetings and best wishes to Muslims in Nigeria and across the world as they commence the 30-day Ramadan fast. In his message to the nation on the beginning of the Ramadan, the President stated [...]

May 17, 2018 Religion

Ramadan fasting begins tomorrow – Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia said that the Ramadan fasting will begin on Thursday across the globe, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported on Tuesday. The new moon of Ramadan was not spotted on Tuesday evening and Wednesday will mark the last [...]

May 16, 2018 Religion
Adeboye Warnings

2019: I am not sure there will be an election, even Nigeria may not live – Adeboye

THE General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Friday warned the current Nigerian government to urgently end the unending orgy sectarian killings in different parts of the country, stressing that Nigeria as it [...]

May 6, 2018 Religion

Synagogue Church building collapse: Court fixes May 10 for defence

Synagogue Church building collapse: Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of a Lagos High Court, sitting in Igbosere, has fixed May 10, this year for the Registered Trustees of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) to open defence in an ongoing trial [...]

April 28, 2018 Religion

Osinabjo reveals what will happen to those attackers in churches, mosques

The Federal Government has vowed to death with those attacking  worshipers in churches and mosques across the country. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, those who are hell bent on making the nation ungovernable would soon face the wrath of law. [...]

April 25, 2018 Religion

Re-electing Buhari will perpetuate suffering, says Bishop Chukwuma

The Archbishop, Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has said that re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would perpetuate suffering and evil in the country. He, therefore, called on those fanning the embers of continuity to rethink [...]

April 12, 2018 Religion

Abuja authorities move against churches, mosques, clubs

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) Coordinator, Umar Shuaibu says the council is set to remove lounges and clubs in residential areas to curb the menace of noise pollution in the territory. Shuaibu said this at a news briefing on [...]

April 7, 2018 Religion

Bishop Okeke administers sacrament of confirmation on 11 Onitsha prison inmates

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, His Grace, Most Revd. Valerian Okeke, has administered sacrament of confirmation on 11 inmates of Onitsha Prisons and two other faithful who worship in the prison church. In his homily during the Easter service for the [...]

April 2, 2018 Religion

Redeemed Church Estate Controversy: Management, subscribers disagree on allegations of maladministration, others

Months after controversy has continued to trail the administration of the Redeemer Excellent Men Housing Estate scheme, Pyakassa Lugbe, as the management of the estate and subscribers trade tackles over administrative issues. An official of the housing scheme, Ade Adeyemi, said [...]

April 1, 2018 Religion

Popular Kaduna pastor sentenced for human trafficking

Popular Kaduna-based Pastor, Bawa Madaki has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment by a Nasarawa High Court for human trafficking. Madaki was sentenced without an option of fine in a judgment delivered by Justice Haruna Offor at the court sitting [...]

March 27, 2018 Religion

Cardinal Okogie writes Buhari, says Nigerians dying of hunger

Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, has written President Muhammadu Buhari over insecurity and other burning issues in the country. The cleric said the current government was sleeping while those that voted them into power were dying of [...]

March 20, 2018 Religion

DR Congo: Collective of Catholic churches calls on UN for help

The Collective of Catholics at the center of the marches in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called on the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to strengthen the role of the UN mission ahead of the December scheduled elections. The [...]

March 19, 2018 Religion

Prophet Abiara to remarry at 75, reveals why he retired as CAC General Evangelist

The General Overseer of Christ Apostolic Church, Vineyard of Comfort, popularly known as CAC Agbala Itura, Prophet Samuel Kayode Abiara, has revealed he is ready to remarry, two years after his wife passed on. Abiara disclosed this at an elaborate [...]

March 18, 2018 Religion

MURIC kicks as Reps adjourn public hearing on hijab controversy

House of Representatives Joint Committee on Justice and Judiciary, has adjourned its planned public hearing on the hijab controversy billed for Wednesday. The adjournment was not unconnected to a court order restraining the House from holding the hearing. There have [...]

March 15, 2018 Religion

Sultan speaks on clerics living flamboyant lifestyles

Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has cautioned Islamic clerics against flamboyant lifestyles. He said this in his speech at the 32nd National Qur’anic competition held in [...]

March 10, 2018 Religion

Ambode praises church for community development, commissions bridge, car park

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has praised the General Superintendent and members of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry for its contributions toward community development and improvement of the quality of life of the people of the state. Ambode, who spoke [...]

February 28, 2018 Religion

Pastor reportedly overpowers robbers, seizes their guns

One Pastor Stanley B. Kagbara has allegedly overpowered and seized the guns of robbers who attacked his compound on February 21. Kagbara who is the pastor of Okogbe branch of Mbiama Autonomous, Rivers State, performed this amazing feat after declaring himself a [...]

February 27, 2018 Religion

Muslim students criticise Buhari over NASU strike

The Muslim Students Society of Nigeria, MSSN has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for his alleged silence about the university workers strike. The university workers comprising of the Non-Academic Staff Union, National Association of Academic Technologists and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria [...]

February 25, 2018 Religion

Nigerians are angry with you, admit your government has failed – Cardinal Okogie tells Buhari

A former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi-Okogie, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration that Nigerians are angry over poverty and insecurity in the country. Okogie, a former Lagos Archbishop of the Catholic Church, also [...]

February 20, 2018 Religion

Why removing Buhari won’t solve Nigeria’s problems – Bishop Kukah

Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Mathew Kukah, on Thursday asserted that the removal of President Muhammadu Buhari from office was not the solution to problems plaguing Nigeria’s democracy. He spoke at a public lecture which was organised by [...]

February 16, 2018 Religion

Catholic bishops rate Buhari low, president disagrees

Catholic bishops rate Buhari low: Catholic bishops yesterday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock where they lamented what they described as a glaring failure of his administration to tackle poverty, hunger, insecurity, violence, fear and unemployment. The clerics, under [...]

February 9, 2018 Religion

Primate Okoh reveals what cattle colony will harm Nigeria

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion ), Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has revealed what cattle colony if created, would harm Nigeria. He said the proposed creation of cattle colony in the country will not achieve its goal [...]

February 8, 2018 Religion

Hijab saga: Muslim groups blow hot over postponement of Reps public hearing

Some Muslim groups have expressed disappointed over what they described as last minute postponement of the public hearing on the Hijab crisis involving a University of Ilorin Law graduate, Firdaus Amasa and Body of Benchers and Nigerian Law School by [...]

February 7, 2018 Religion

Christian clerics donate praying materials to mosques in Kaduna

As part of efforts to strengthen religious harmony, some Christian clerics yesterday donated praying materials to mosques in Kaduna. The move was in line with the World International Interfaith Week declared by the United Nations (UN).The General Overseer of Christ [...]

February 2, 2018 Religion

Islamic group kicks against ordering female Muslims to take off hijab publicly

The Islamic women organisation in Al Muminaat, has said that telling a female Muslim to take off her hijab in the public is not only an insult to the Muslim but a war on the religion. The leader of Al [...]

February 1, 2018 Religion
Reno Omikri

Open Letter to Linda Ikeji by Reno – February 2018

Dear Linda, I have seen your reactions to my various nuggets advocating for chastity on the part of men and women until they are married. One of your reactions is that the idea of maintaining your virginity until marriage is [...]

February 1, 2018 Religion