CHURCHES AND MOSQUES TO REOPEN AS FG LIFTS BAN

The federal government has lifted the ban on religious gathering across the country.The government had imposed the ban two months ago to check the spread of coronavirus. But at the briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday, Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation and chairman of the PTF, … Continue reading CHURCHES AND MOSQUES TO REOPEN AS FG LIFTS BAN

CELESTIAL CHURCH DONATES N25 MILLION TO LAGOS AND OGUN TO FIGHT COVID-19

The Celestial Church of Christ Worldwide on Monday said it donated N25m to the Lagos and Ogun states governments to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chairman of the church’s Press, Publicity and Publications Committee, Kayode Ajala, said the sum also covered support for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Ajala, in a … Continue reading CELESTIAL CHURCH DONATES N25 MILLION TO LAGOS AND OGUN TO FIGHT COVID-19

COVID-19: BORNO GOVERNMENT AND ISLAMIC CLERICS AGREE TO HOLD EID PRAYERS

Alhaji Umar Kadafur, Borno Deputy Governor, said in a statement in Maiduguri on Wednesday that the decision was taking after a stakeholders meeting involving the COVID-19 committee and Islamic clerics. Kadafur, also Chairman, Borno COVID-19 committee, expressed the committee’s appreciation of Borno peoples’ support since the outbreak of the pandemic. He said that Muslims in … Continue reading COVID-19: BORNO GOVERNMENT AND ISLAMIC CLERICS AGREE TO HOLD EID PRAYERS

COVID-19: MOSQUES REOPEN IN WEST AFRICA

It’s been a Ramadan unlike any other for Abdourahmane Sall, far from the mosque during the Muslim holy month as coronavirus cases mount. With only a little over a week left, he decided joining thousands of others in tradition was worth the risk after authorities allowed prayers to resume. Men formed orderly lines outside the … Continue reading COVID-19: MOSQUES REOPEN IN WEST AFRICA

PASTOR AND IMAM ARRESTED FOR FLOUTING LOCKDOWN ORDER

No fewer than 29 worshippers including a pastor and an Islamic have been arrested by the police operatives in Lagos for flouting the Federal Government directive against congregational worship. The Christan and Islamic clerics along with their congregants were arrested at different locations while holding congregational services. Hakeem Odumosu, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police … Continue reading PASTOR AND IMAM ARRESTED FOR FLOUTING LOCKDOWN ORDER

DSS DEBUNKS RUMORS OF ARREST OF PASTOR OYAKHILOME OVER COMMENT ON 5G

The Department of State Security, DSS has debunked rumours that the agency has arrested popular preacher and General Overseer of Christ Embassy, Chris Oyakhilome over a 5G-Coronavirus conspiracy theory. Earlier this week, Oyakhilome made headlines all over the country after he accused the Nigerian government of ordering lockdowns in Abuja and Lagos in order to … Continue reading DSS DEBUNKS RUMORS OF ARREST OF PASTOR OYAKHILOME OVER COMMENT ON 5G

Christians Hold Sunday Services Behind Buhari’s Kitchen – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has called for religious tolerance in Nigeria. He said that President Muhammadu Buhari was an embodiment of such. Osinbajo explained that Buhari is so tolerant that he allowed the Villa Chapel to be situated behind his kitchen. He spoke at the Opening of the General Assembly of the Nigerian Supreme … Continue reading Christians Hold Sunday Services Behind Buhari’s Kitchen – Osinbajo

Pentecostal Group Calls On The Vice-Chancellor To Cancel Witch Conference in UNN

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria on Sunday declared its opposition to the proposed conference of witches scheduled to hold this week at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State. The PFN said Enugu State would be in a serious danger if the proposed conference was allowed to hold. The Chairman of PFN in the state, … Continue reading Pentecostal Group Calls On The Vice-Chancellor To Cancel Witch Conference in UNN

Ajayi Crowther’s 182-year old letter: ‘How I was captured as a Slave’

President Muhammadu Buhari published an opinion in the Washington Post newspaper in commemoration of August 23rd, the day the UN declared as International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. He wrote that four centuries ago, the first 20 documented African slaves arrived on the shores of Virginia. He added: “In … Continue reading Ajayi Crowther’s 182-year old letter: ‘How I was captured as a Slave’

Nigerian Books of Records inducts Apostle Suleman today

THE Nigerian Books of Record Research Institute, Abuja, Nigeria, will honour the senior pastor of the Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, and induct him as a Fellow of the Nigerian Books of Record today. Suleman’s untiring spirit of using the pulpit to fight on the side of the oppressed has earned him a … Continue reading Nigerian Books of Records inducts Apostle Suleman today

Father Mbaka speaks on God ‘being angry with Buhari’

The Spiritual Leader of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has denied saying that God is angry with President Muhammadu Buhari. There was a viral social media report that he (Mbaka) prophesied doom in Aso Rock on October 1st. The cleric made the denial in a statement made available to pressmen on Monday, describing … Continue reading Father Mbaka speaks on God ‘being angry with Buhari’