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Corruption: Churches not free of blame, says Osinbajo

Corruption: Churches not free of blame, says Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the Kingdom Summit 2017 of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), blamed the churches for not speaking against corruption. Osinbajo, who was at the Kings Court Parish, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Sunday, remarked that corruption in the country still existed because the church had failed...... more

Inside the Nigerian ‘church’ where worshippers are served alcohol during service

Inside the Nigerian ‘church’ where worshippers are served alcohol during service Without doubt, churches have denominations and patterns of worship differ, but when you stumble on one, where weird activities are the order of the day and alcohol, animal sacrifices and biblical villains like Nebuchadnezzar, Ahab and even Satan are deified, then you’ve just encountered worship redefined. Tabitha Pearl writes. A Christian...... more

Blasphemy: 3 sentenced to death for tearing religious poster

Blasphemy: 3 sentenced to death for tearing religious poster A court in Pakistan’s Punjab province has sentenced three men of a minority religious group to death on charges of violating the country’s controversial blasphemy law. Mubasher Ahmad, Ghulam Ahmed and Ehsan Ahmed were found guilty and convicted by the trial court Wednesday for insulting the prophet of Islam. The men...... more

Huge crowds attend 2017 Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses at Ota

Huge crowds attend 2017 Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses at Ota Thousands of delegates have gathered at the expansive Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses along Idi-Iroko Road, Ota, Ogun State, for the eighth in the series of the 2017 “Don’t Give Up!” Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Many of the delegates arrived a day in advance so as not to kiss the...... more

Hajj 2017: Kaduna Pilgrims Board condoles families of deceased pilgrims

Hajj 2017: Kaduna Pilgrims Board condoles families of deceased pilgrims Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (KSMPWB) has sent a five-man committee to condole the families of four Kaduna State pilgrims that died during this year’s pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. The committee led by the Director of Operations, Lawal Yakubu Ikara, also handed over the luggage and money of the late...... more

Painting of Jesus to be sold for $100m

Painting of Jesus to be sold for $100m The last Leonardo Da Vinci painting dating from around 1500, “Salvator Mundi” — which depicts Jesus Christ as the world’s saviour, will go under the hammer next month in New York. The Christie’s auction house on Tuesday, estimated its worth at $100 million, the AFP reported. The painting which was long...... more

Hajj 2017: Death toll of Nigerian pilgrims rises to 7

Hajj 2017: Death toll of Nigerian pilgrims rises to 7 The death toll of Nigerian pilgrims currently performing the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen from five to seven. The Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview with journalists at the plains of Arafat, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday. Mr. Mohammed had,...... more

Church members lock out pastor over alleged embezzlement

Church members lock out pastor over alleged embezzlement  Sunday’s service of Ajegunle Baptist Church, Agbowo, Ibadan, was held outside the church’s gate as some group of members aggrieved over their Pastor’s alleged financial impropriety, improper behaviour and abuse of pulpit locked the church. The aggrieved members under the umbrella of “Concerned Members”, are insisting that church pastor, Reverend Oyewole...... more

Shiites mourn in more than 60 towns and cities, demand for Sheikh Zakzaky’s release

Shiites mourn in more than 60 towns and cities, demand for Sheikh Zakzaky’s release The annual Ashura mourning procession by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) held yesterday in more than 60 towns and cities across Nigeria. IMN is the corporate name of Nigerian Shiites, whose leader, Sheikh Zakzaky, remains detained by Nigerian authorities in defiance of court orders. The procession ended peacefully with a...... more

Last batch of Kaduna pilgrims back home after completing Hajj 2017

Last batch of Kaduna pilgrims back home after completing Hajj 2017 The last batch of Kaduna State Pilgrims that performed this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia has returned to Nigeria Thursday, signifying the end of the airlift of 6, 709 State pilgrims from Saudi Arabia. A statement issued by Yunusa Abdullahi, Public Relations Officer of the Board, said 6,713 pilgrims performed hajj...... more

Catholic Bishop blasts FG for killing innocent citizen

Catholic Bishop blasts FG for killing innocent citizen Catholic Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, Most Rev Lucius Ugorji, has slammed the Federal Government for unleashing the military on hapless citizens in the guise of fighting crime and agitations. Ugorji, in a statement he issued in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, lamented that Operation Python Dance, the military exercise embarked upon...... more

Evangelist Bonnke returns to Lagos for ‘farewell message’

Evangelist Bonnke returns to Lagos for ‘farewell message’ German Pentecostal Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, is set to return to Nigeria for a five-day crusade and a three-day multi-purpose ministers’ fire conference on what his team, Christ for All Nations, says will rescue the country from spiritual pollution and socio-political corruption. CFaN officials, led by its African Director, John Darku, expect...... more

62 Catholic scholars and clergymen accuse Pope Francis of spreading heresy

62 Catholic scholars and clergymen accuse Pope Francis of spreading heresy Several dozen conservative Catholic scholars and clergy have charged Pope Francis with spreading heresy, a bold but perhaps futile salvo against Francis and his reform-minded papacy. The widely publicised, theologically dense letter was delivered to the Pope with 40 signatures on August 11, according to its organisers. It has since gained...... more

Hajj 2017: Pilgrims return airlift to be completed in 10 days, says NAHCON

Hajj 2017: Pilgrims return airlift to be completed in 10 days, says NAHCON The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says the ongoing airlift of Nigerian pilgrims back home is expected to be completed within the next 10 days. So far 42,126 of Nigerian pilgrims have been returned home in a record 100 flights after performing this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Abdullahi Mohammed,...... more

Need for men of the security forces to bow to God, The Almighty Force, By Lovina Iburene

Need for men of the security forces to bow to God, The Almighty Force, By Lovina Iburene In Bible times, mighty men of valour – Naaman, an army General; Zaccheus, a chief custom officer; the Centurion, to mention but a few – all came  and bowed to God, through Christ Jesus. Similarly, today, men of the armed forces need a greater force; they have issues and face difficulties of...... more

Pastor faces 20-year jail term over alleged subversion

Pastor faces 20-year jail term over alleged subversion An activist pastor put on trial on Monday and accused of attempting to subvert the government of Zimbabwe, risks spending up to 20 years in prison on conviction. His arrest and trial followed protests last year against President Robert Mugabe’s handling of the economy. Evan Mawarire, through his #ThisFlag movement, led...... more

42,126 pilgrims back home after performing Hajj 2017 in Saudi Arabia

42,126 pilgrims back home after performing Hajj 2017 in Saudi Arabia The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has recorded a total of 42,126 airlift of Nigerian pilgrims back home in 100 flights, after performing this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia. The return airlift had commenced on the September 6, 2017 with Federal Capital Territory and Gombe State pilgrims. Information from the...... more

Pastor Arrested During Church Service

Pastor Arrested During Church Service Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire was on Sunday arrested during a church service after he posted a video bemoaning the country’s worsening economic troubles, his lawyer said. The charismatic pastor who has been arrested several times for his dissenting views informed the congregation about his imminent arrest in a video streamed...... more

Osun, Kano declare Thursday, Friday public holidays to mark Islamic New Year

Osun, Kano declare Thursday, Friday public holidays to mark Islamic New Year Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has declared Thursday, September 21, 2017, public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year. Thursday, September 21, 2017 is the New Islamic Year 1439 AH. The Islamic year started counting in 622 AD after the emigration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to...... more

FG desperate to Islamise Nigeria — CAN •Says Sukkuk issuance unconstitutional

FG desperate to Islamise Nigeria — CAN •Says Sukkuk issuance unconstitutional The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has raised a petition and protest against what it views as the unrelenting plan of the Federal Government of Nigeria to introduce Islamic financing into a secular state in violation of Section 10 of the Constitution. CAN, in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja signed...... more

Catholic bishops blame government for tension in Nigeria

Catholic bishops blame government for tension in Nigeria Catholic Bishops have blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for the tension in the country, saying realities on ground negated the promises he made in 2015 to ensure national integration and cohesion in his inauguration speech. The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), in a communique at the end of their second plenary...... more

Ebube Muonso opens up on alleged war with Father Mbaka

Ebube Muonso opens up on alleged war with Father Mbaka The Founder of Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry Uke, Anambra State, Reverend Father Emmanuel Obimma has opened up on the alleged war of words between him and Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, which has been trending on social media. Obimma, who is also known as Ebube Muonso, said he...... more

Nigerian pilgrim jailed in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian pilgrim jailed in Saudi Arabia A Sharia Court in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, has sentenced Mamman Lugga Kwakwazo, a pilgrim from Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State, to three months in prison. He was jailed for claiming a purse he found at the Holy Mosque in Makkah on Friday. Confirming the incident on Tuesday in Makkah,...... more

Pope injures head in auto accident

Pope injures head in auto accident Pope Francis got a cut on his brow and blood on his white cape Sunday when he bumped into the window of his Popemobile while waving to admirers in Colombia. Francis, 80, was standing up in the specially designed vehicle during a procession through the Caribbean city of Cartagena when the...... more

2 Nigerian pilgrims die same day in Makkah

2 Nigerian pilgrims die same day in Makkah Two pilgrims from Sokoto State, Luba Usman and Musa Haruna, have died in Makkah on Saturday. Luba was said to have died at about 7am while having breakfast while Haruna died while boarding a bus to Jeddah on their way back to Nigeria. Haruna who was from Gada local government area...... more

Catholic priest shot during service in Lagos

Catholic priest shot during service in Lagos Some gunmen opened fire on Daniel Nwankwo, parish priest of St Thomas Catholic Church, Onilekere, adjacent Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, Lagos, on Friday. A parishioner, who simply identified himself as Valentine, said the assailant struck around 9am. He explained that the victim had just finished attending to a church member when he was...... more

2 Kano Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

2 Kano Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia  Two pilgrims from Kano State have died during the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia, the State Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Thursday. The Board’s Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Nuhu Badamasi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Makkah that the deceased who were males, died in Makkah after...... more

I can kill for my wife — Pastor Adeboye

I can kill for my wife — Pastor Adeboye Septuagenarian General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has declared with his beloved wife, Pastor (Mrs) Foluke Adeboye, for love. Delivering his message on ‘Activating Your Destiny’ at the Throne of Grace parish and National Headquarters of RCCG, Ebutte Meta, Lagos on Sunday, monitored...... more

Catholic Priest kidnapped in Imo, murdered

Catholic Priest kidnapped in Imo, murdered The Police in Imo State have confirmed the kidnap and subsequent murder of a Catholic priest. Reverend Father Cyriacus Onunkwo was allegedly snatched from his vehicle in Orlu town in Orlu Local Government Area on Friday morning by gunmen. The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Chris Ezike, told Channels TV...... more

Muslims angry, worried about Donald Trump’s policies targeting Muslims

Muslims angry, worried about Donald Trump’s policies targeting Muslims  American, Canadian and British pilgrims in Mecca this week for the annual Hajj say they are worried about the policies of US President Donald Trump targeting Muslims. “People are irritated, angry, sombre, a little bit worried,” said Yasir Qadhi, an Islamic scholar who travelled from Tennessee for his fourteenth pilgrimage. “No...... more

 

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