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
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
Mrs. Olubunmi Diya, the widow of the Redeemed Christian Church of God’s pastor who drowned alongside his two children while swimming in a Spanish hotel, may sue the company. The deceased, Gabriel Diya, 52; daughter Comfort Diya, nine; and son Praise-Emmanuel Diya, 16; died on Christmas Eve at the Club La Costa World holiday resort … Continue reading Drowned RCCG Pastor’s Wife Plans To Sue Hotel In Spain
The parish priest of St Peter Claver Catholic Parish, Nnew Ichi in Nnewi North LGA of Anambra State, Reverend Father Edmund Nwagbala has lost his life following a fire outbreak that occurred in the church in the early hours of yesterday. The inferno, which cause was yet to be ascertained, affected a part of the … Continue reading Catholic Priest Burnt to Death in Anambra State
Founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly(COZA) Abuja, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, has been granted administrative bail by the Police. Fatoyinbo was granted bail after hours of questioning by detectives over the allegation of rape levelled against him by celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo.
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’
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
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’
General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye has declared it is an aberration to take Holy Communion during the day, which explains why he doesn’t take Holy Communion in other churches. Adeboye spoke at the Holy Communion service at the just- concluded 67th convention of the church at the … Continue reading Why I don’t take Holy Communion in other churches – Pastor Adeboye
The Christain Association of Nigeria has said it did not approve of the solidarity visit paid to the embattled senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly(COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, who was accused of rape by the wife of singer, Timi Dakolo, Busola, and another anonymous lady. “The attention of the President of CAN, Rev. Dr. Samson … Continue reading CAN disowns members that back COZA’s Fatoyinbo
Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo is being accused by singer Timi Dakolo’s wife, Busola Dakolo, of raping her multiple times when she was 16. Adeboye who spoke during a service at the Redemption Camp, stated that he doesn’t have much to say other than what the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, … Continue reading Pastor Adeboye’s Reponse on Fatoyinbo Rape Allegations
The Concerned Christian Forum of Nigeria, CCFN, has called on the National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Samson Ayokunle, to resign his position within seven days. In a press conference on Tuesday, convener of the coalition, Rev. Prince Thompson, said the President of CAN had become a tool in the hands … Continue reading CAN President Ayokunle asked to resign within 7 days
These findings are broadly aligned with other data that suggest that a country’s level of wealth is inversely proportional to its levels of religious commitment as measured by survey responses about daily prayer, belief in God, attendance at religious services and stated importance of religion in one’s life.