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What US Congress said about Fr. Mbaka’s humanitarian services

The United States Congress has hailed the Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka over his excellence in humanitarian services. Mbaka received the commendation during his visit to the US. Hope For Nigeria gathered that during [...]

July 21, 2018 Religion

Pastor Adefarasin speaks on Fulani plan to colonise Nigeria [VIDEO]

Senior Pastor of House on the Rock Church, Paul Adefarasin, has spoken on the recent attacks in Plateau State. He described it as a plan by the Fulani to colonize Nigeria. He said this while ministering to his congregation on [...]

July 2, 2018 Religion

Photo Of A Catholic Priest And His Muslim Mother Goes Viral

This quite interesting photo of a Catholic priest wit his mother is currently trending on social media – the photo was shared by a Facebook user during the Ramadan celebration in Freetown, Sierra Leone. According to the user, the priest [...]

June 22, 2018 Religion

CAN warns government against execution of five Christians

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Federal Government to caution the Adamawa State government against a hasty implementation of the death sentence handed to five Christian youths for allegedly killing a Fulani herdsman. Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri of [...]

June 20, 2018 Religion

CAN warns Adamawa govt against executing Christian youths

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Government to caution the Adamawa State Government against “hasty implementation” of the death sentence passed on five Christian youths alleged to have killed a Fulani herdsman. [...]

June 19, 2018 Religion

Apostle Suleiman at war with his biological father over PMB, APC

Hon. Imoudu Sule, Renowned Edo born multimillionaire businessman and father of fiery preacher, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, is the current APC Leader in Auchi as well as the APC Deputy Leader, Etsako West, Edo State, Nigeria. In a recent media chat [...]

June 15, 2018 Religion

Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Ugwuanyi, others felicitate with Nigerians

Eid-el-Fitr: President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Muslims on the conclusion of the Ramadan fast. In his Sallah message to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting period, Mr Buhari stressed the importance of putting the virtues of Islam into practice [...]

June 15, 2018 Religion

Eid-el-Fitri: Vote in 2019, pray for justice – Fayose tells Muslims

Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Ayodele Fayose has sued for peace and justice in the country as Muslim faithful celebrate Eid-el-Fitri . Fayose in his Sallah message in Ado-Ekiti through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, urged Muslims to [...]

June 15, 2018 Religion

Imposition of one religion in Nigeria will lead to chaos, says Onaiyekan

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja Ecclesiastical Province of the Catholic Church, His Eminence, Cardinal John Onaiyekan has warned that any attempt to impose one religion on others will lead to chaos in the country. Onaiyekan made the remarks while fielding [...]

May 30, 2018 Religion

Islamization Plan Thickens As Arabic Language Is Introduced Into Police Recruitment Exercise

Arabic Language Is Introduced Into Police Recruitment Exercise: ABUJA – Since the present administration under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) led by President Buhari came onboard, there have been wide spread suspicion by well meaning Nigerians over the [...]

May 27, 2018 Religion

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