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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

Security authorities arrest 10 catholic priests for protesting against government

Ten catholic priests and more than 200 protesters have been have been arrested by security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo over Sunday’s demonstrations demanding President Joseph Kabila leave power. The Catholic Church had organized the demonstrations against the [...]

January 23, 2018 Religion

Fulani herdsmen declare Jihad in letter to Bishop Oyedepo [VIDEO]

Founder and General overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, has revealed that he received a letter from a coalition of Fulani herdsmen identified as, Fulani Nationality Movement saying there will be no peace until cattle colonies are established [...]

January 17, 2018 Religion

Benue killings: Fulani herdsmen have sponsors – Apostle Suleman [VIDEO]

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has claimed that Fulani herdsmen have sponsors. This was contained in his sermon preached on Sunday, 14th January 2018. In the video, an evidently angry Suleman spoke about the killings [...]

January 16, 2018 Religion

Controversy over girl’s conversion from Islam to Christianity

The reported conversion from Islam to Christianity of one Miss Nabila Umar Sanda Galadima has become a subject of controversy in Jos, the Plateau State capital. The 200-level student of Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State, was said to have met [...]

January 15, 2018 Religion

Pastor Adeboye warns Nigerian government on insecurity, unemployment

The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has called on Nigerian government to stop the increasing rate of unemployment in the country. Adeboye made the call at a thanksgiving and prayer programme organised [...]

January 14, 2018 Religion

Muslims vs Lagos: Hijab case lead counsel is dead

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has announced the death of the lead counsel on the long-running hijab case against Lagos State, Chief Gani Adetola-Kaseem (SAN). Adetola-Kaseem, 69, died early Monday morning at AB Specialist Hospital, Surulere after a [...]

January 9, 2018 Religion

Kwara: Governor Ahmed condemns New Year church attack

The Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, has condemned the midnight attack on worshippers on the eve of the new year on Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Ilorin. Ahmed, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahaab Oba described [...]

January 2, 2018 Religion

2019: Contest and be disgraced – Fr. Mbaka warns Buhari in shocking New Year message

Fiery Enugu priest, the Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to contemplate seeking for a second tenure in 2019. Mbaka, the spiritual director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria, said Buhari would be totally disgraced if he takes [...]

January 1, 2018 Religion

2018: Apostle Johnson Suleman releases 50 shocking prophesies about Nigeria, Osinbajo, others

Founder and Senior Pastor of the Omega Fire Ministry, Auchi, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, has released 50 shocking prophecies for the year 2018. He talked about the sacked President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, Nigerian economy and series of bombing in the [...]

January 1, 2018 Religion

Sunday Adelaja slams Dunamis’ Paul Enenche, others for performing magic in church

Sunday Adelaja, founder and senior pastor of the Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations, has come hard on Nigerian pastors for fooling their members and performing rituals and magic in church. The Kiev, Ukraine-based charismatic preacher [...]

November 30, 2017 Religion
'Jesus Christ is fake; he is not the son of God' - Ghanaian pastor declares

‘Jesus Christ is fake; he is not the son of God’ – Ghanaian pastor declares

A controversial Ghanaian man of God has stirred the hornet's nest with his declaration that Jesus Christ is not the son of God. A popular Pastor in Ghana, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah, the General Overseer and Founder of Glorious Word Power [...]

November 12, 2017 Religion
Pastor Adeboye’s teachings on tithe

Tithe controversy: Pastor Adeboye not God – Freeze replies Apostle Suleman

Following arguments surrounding preaching on tithe, controversial media personality, Daddy freeze says he has every right to criticize Pastor Adeboye’s teachings on tithe. This is in response to Apostle Suleman’s statement on Friday asking OAP Freeze to stay in his field and [...]

November 11, 2017 Religion
Penuel Mnguni

Popular Pastor asks church members to eat cockroach, poisonous flower

Popular Pastor asks church members to eat cockroach, poisonous flower: Controversial South African pastor, Penuel Mnguni, of the End Times Disciples Ministries has fed congregants with cockroach and poisonous flower in a bid to demonstrate the ‘power of God’ as [...]

November 6, 2017 Religion
collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ (SCOAN)

Synagogue collapse: Lagos continues battle to nail TB Joshua, engineers

Lagos State Government on Friday opposed the no-case submission filed by the defendants in the case of the collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ (SCOAN) building. The incident which occurred on September 12, 2014, killed over 115 persons, 85 of [...]

November 4, 2017 Religion