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2019: Arochukwu endorses Ikpeazu for 2nd term

2019: Arochukwu endorses Ikpeazu for 2nd term The clamour for Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to contest the 2019 Governorship election in the state has received further boost as the people of Arochukwu Local Government Area threw their weight behind Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and called on him to run for a second term in office. They made their stand known...... more

2018 Hajj: First batch of Nigerian pilgrims depart to Saudi Arabia

2018 Hajj: First batch of Nigerian pilgrims depart to Saudi Arabia The first batch of Nigerian pilgrims have left for Saudi Arabia as the inaugural airlift for 2018 pilgrimage began on Saturday. The pilgrims from Kogi State departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja by 11 am and will fly straight to Prince Muhammad bin Sultan International Airport, Madinah. President Muhammadu Buhari,...... more

Apostle Sulaiman under attack over failed prophesy on Ekiti election

Apostle Sulaiman under attack over failed prophesy on Ekiti election Of late, fiery Apostle Johnson Sulaiman has not ceased to curry controversy through his remarks on socio-political issues and prophecies. First, in the wake of the controversial anti-preaching bill in Kaduna State in April 2016, the founder of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide had a spat with Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai,...... more

Germany’s churches lose 600,000 members in one year

Germany’s churches lose 600,000 members in one year Germany’s two main churches have lost more than 600,000 members combined in the last year alone, as Catholic and Protestant leaders struggle to reverse a nearly two-decade trend. The Evangelical Church in Germany reported Friday that the number of Protestants had decreased by 390,000 in 2017, to 21.5 million. The German...... more

Angry pastor sacks absentee church members

Angry pastor sacks absentee church members A Kentucky pastor is drawing criticism for kicking out members of his congregation who failed to attend church regularly and contribute. The Rev. Ryan Broers of Cave City Baptist Church told the Lexington Herald-Leader that he notified 70 people by letter that their church membership had been revoked. The letter said...... more

2018 Hajj: NAHCON advance team departs to Saudi Arabia

2018 Hajj: NAHCON advance team departs to Saudi Arabia The advance team of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for the 2018 hajj on Wednesday departed Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja to Saudi Arabia to make arrangements ahead of the arrival of Nigerian pilgrims. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigerian pilgrims are expected to start arriving...... more

Popular Turkish televangelist, 142 followers remanded in prison custody

Popular Turkish televangelist, 142 followers remanded in prison custody Police on Wednesday detained a controversial Islamic televangelist and were seeking hundreds of people linked to him for alleged crimes including forming a criminal gang, fraud, blackmail and sexual abuse. Istanbul police said warrants were issued against Adnan Oktar and 234 of his followers and that financial crime units were carrying...... more

100 Christian Pilgrims abscond in 2017

100 Christian Pilgrims abscond in 2017 The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Tor Uja has said that 100 Christian pilgrims absconded during the 2017 pilgrimage to Israel. Uja, who made this known while receiving security report of the 2017 pilgrimage on Monday in Abuja, said that no pilgrim absconded in Rome and...... more

CAN has failed; it should be disbanded with immediate effect: Intersociety

CAN has failed; it should be disbanded with immediate effect: Intersociety The Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has called for the immediate disbandment of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), declaring it a failure. The call was contained in a statement issued on Monday in Onitsha, signed by Intersociety Board Chairman Emeka Umeagbalasi; Head, Civil Liberties...... more

Be good ambassadors of Nigeria, Masari urges Katsina intending pilgrims

Be good ambassadors of Nigeria, Masari urges Katsina intending pilgrims Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has directed the 2,700 intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors of the state while in the Holy land for the 2018 Hajj exercise. “The intending pilgrims of Katsina State should try and avoid anything that will dent the image of the state and the country...... more

Church evicted from building over anti-LGBT sign

Church evicted from building over anti-LGBT sign An Indiana church has been evicted from its building after it posted an anti-LGBT sign, members have reportedly said. Remnant Fellowship Church in Auburn, Ind., put up a sign last month that read, “LGBTQ is a hate crime against God,” WPTA-TV reported. But on Saturday, a church member told the news...... more

Don’t set Nigerians against one another, religious leaders urged

Don’t set Nigerians against one another, religious leaders urged Renowned Islamic scholar and Lagos Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdulhakeem Abdullateef has charged both Christian and Muslim preachers to avoid hate preaching while on the pulpit. Abdullateef also described recent killings across the country as senseless and condemnable, saying however that the killings were not religious. Speaking with Daily Trust...... more

Vatican Diplomat who improved ties with Islam dies

Vatican Diplomat who improved ties with Islam dies French Cardinal and Former Vatican Foreign Minister Jean-Louis Tauran, who helped improved ties between the Roman Catholic Church and the Muslim world, has died aged 75, the Vatican said on Friday. Tauran served as the Vatican’s foreign minister from 1991 to 2003 and in 2007 he was put in charge of...... more

Killings: CAN declares 3-day prayers, fasting

Killings: CAN declares 3-day prayers, fasting The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared July 9 to July 11 as National Day of prayers and fasting programme against the killings across the country. The association also called on all Nigerians, both within and outside the country to take part in the programme. The President,...... more

NAHCON to begin Hajj Saving Scheme for pilgrims •Transportation of intending pilgrims starts July 21

NAHCON to begin Hajj Saving Scheme for pilgrims •Transportation of intending pilgrims starts July 21 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), said it would soon begin Hajj Savings Scheme to register intending pilgrims, who are desirous of performing Hajj in the next five years. The Executive Chairman of NAHCON, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad, made this disclosure while briefing newsmen at the final stakeholders’ preparatory meeting for...... more

How Muslim cleric ‘hid Christians inside mosque’ during Plateau attack

How Muslim cleric ‘hid Christians inside mosque’ during Plateau attack An imam in Plateau state reportedly hid over 200 people, including Christians, inside a mosque during the recent attack in the state. According to BBC Pidgin, the religious leader, whose identity was not disclosed, saw people fleeing Birkin Ladi local government area where part of the killings took place. He was...... more

Pope names 14 new cardinals, warns against ‘palace intrigues’

Pope names 14 new cardinals, warns against ‘palace intrigues’ Pope Francis appointed 14 new cardinals in a ceremony at St Peter’s Square on Thursday, while warning the newly named dignitaries against internal wrangling within the church. “What does it profit us to gain the whole world if we are living in a stifling atmosphere of intrigues that dry up our...... more

23,000 prayer warriors pray against killings

23,000 prayer warriors pray against killings More than 23,000 people have prayed against the ongoing killings in Nigeria particularly the recent massacre of over 86 people in some villages in three local governments in Plateau state. The participants prayed on a prayer point tagged “Let the wickedness of the wicked end in Nigeria”, during the ongoing Hallelujah...... more

Hajj Fare: Civil Society tasks state pilgrims boards on enlightenment

Hajj Fare: Civil Society tasks state pilgrims boards on enlightenment Independent Hajj Reporters has called on State Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Boards and Agencies to embark on adequate enlightenment of intending pilgrims on the cost of 2018 hajj. The 2018 fare, as announced so far, indicates a significant decrease from that of 2017. A statement signed by its national coordinator, Ibrahim Mohammed...... more

Saudi warns sick and old people against Hajj pilgrimage

Saudi warns sick and old people against Hajj pilgrimage The Saudi Ministry of Health has recommended that people aged over 65 years and those with chronic diseases such as heart disease, kidney disease, respiratory disease, diabetes and pilgrims with immune deficiency (congenital and acquired), malignancy and terminal illnesses, pregnant women and children aged under 12 years planning to perform Hajj...... more

Crisis rocks Owerri Anglican Dioceses

 Crisis rocks Owerri Anglican Dioceses A replica of the Ahiara Catholic dioceses crisis may be played out in the Diocese of Owerri (Anglican Communion) following the retirement of RightReverend  Cyril Okorocha and subsequent installation of a three-man committee appointed by the retiring cleric. According to a reliable source, the appointment of the three-man committee by the...... more

Russia steps up war against Jehovah’s Witnesses •Wives of imprisoned Witnesses send open letter to Putin Adviser

Russia steps up war against Jehovah’s Witnesses •Wives of imprisoned Witnesses send open letter to Putin Adviser The Russian Government has stepped up its war against Jehovah’s Witnesses, imprisoning several Witnesses on account of their religious worship and confiscating the organization’s former Russia branch facilities in Solnechnoye. The confiscation came immediately after the Saint Petersburg City Court on May 3, 2018, upheld the December 2017 decision of the...... more

Participating in Ramadan fast has improved my health – Buhari

Participating in Ramadan fast has improved my health – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari says participating in the 2018 Ramadan Fast has improved his health and made him more fit to handle national issues. The President disclosed this on Friday when some Muslim faithful and Christians led by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello and the Chaplain of the...... more

Buhari celebrates Eid-el-Fitri with ministers, service chiefs

Buhari celebrates Eid-el-Fitri with ministers, service chiefs President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday hosted a representation of Muslim faithful and Christian community at the Presidential Villa in Abuja in celebration of the end of Ramadan fast. This was after he observed prayers at the at the Mabilla Barracks in Asokoro. Also, Service Chiefs including the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai,...... more

Sallah: Secondus urges Muslims to pray for peaceful election in 2019 •Says indicators worrisome

Sallah: Secondus urges Muslims to pray for peaceful election in 2019 •Says indicators worrisome National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has urged all Nigerians to use the period of Eid el Fitri to reflect on the situations in the country and pray specially for the survival of democracy and for the peaceful conduct of the 2019 general election. Secondus said...... more

Sultan declares today Eid-el-Fitr

Sultan declares today Eid-el-Fitr The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared today, Friday, June 15, 2018 as the day to mark the Eid-el-Fitr, and the end of Ramadan fast. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Sultan announced the sighting of the new moon of the month Shawwal in a...... more

Eid-el-fitr: Saraki, Dogara, Amosun, Obi greet Muslims, task them to imbibe lessons of Ramadan

Eid-el-fitr: Saraki, Dogara, Amosun, Obi greet Muslims, task them to imbibe lessons of Ramadan Senate President Bukola Saraki has congratulated Muslim faithful across the country on the successful completion of the month-long Ramadan fast and called for sustained prayers for peace in the country. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to commemorate the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations, the Sarakie said in...... more

Confusion as Chief Imam celebrates eid-el-fitr in Ibadan

Confusion as Chief Imam celebrates eid-el-fitr in Ibadan The Muslim community was thrown into confusion as the Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh AbdulGaniyu Agbotomokekere celebrated the Eid-el-fitr which marks the end of Ramadan fast on Thursday, as against the Federal Government declaration of Friday as public holiday for the celebration. The Chief Imam led other prominent people to the...... more

Eid-el-Fitr: Atiku stresses need for sacrifice, love and tolerance

Eid-el-Fitr: Atiku stresses need for sacrifice, love and tolerance Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Muslims to project Islam through the good examples of love, tolerance and peaceful disposition at all times, which he said are prerequisite for protecting the perception of the religion from distortion. In his Sallah message to mark the end of the 30-day Ramadan fasting...... more

Very Rev. Fr. (Prof.) Bonachristus Umeogu celebrates Golden Jubilee, hosts Igbo Renaissance Colloquium

Very Rev. Fr. (Prof.) Bonachristus Umeogu celebrates Golden Jubilee, hosts Igbo Renaissance Colloquium Igbo Spirit, Destiny and Life (ISDAL), Christian Life and Destiny (CHRISLAD) in collaboration with Communio Sanctorum Ministry International is organising a bash to celebrate  Very Rev. Fr. (Prof.) Bonachristus Uchenna Umeogu’s 50 years birthday anniversary today, Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Communio Sanctorum Ministry Ground behind Old Tourist Garden, Awka...... more

 

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