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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
lawale Ajimotokan in Mina, Saudi Arabia A middle aged woman pilgrim from Lagos State, slumped and died in the early hours of Sunday morning in Mecca. She reportedly died during the devil stoning ritual at Jamarat Aqaba, outside Mina. Sources attributed her death to exhaustion as the patient was known to be hypertensive. It was […]Read More
The 83-year-old Imam was announced as a recipient of the award after he hid over 200 Christians from suspected bandits in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. He hid the Christian inside his mosque and home to prevent them from an attack by the bandits during June 2018 clashes. Abdullahi according to the […]Read More
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 […]Read More
The PUNCH has removed its Daily Editor, Martin Ayankola over an offensive cartoon published in the newspaper last Thursday. Also asked to resign was the Saturday Editor, Olabisi Deji-Folutile over the same issue. There have been an outrage and backlash over a cartoon published on the back page of the PUNCH last Thursday. The opinion […]Read More
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, […]Read More
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Tuesday June 4, as the Eid-el-Fitr day marking the end of Ramadan fast. The Sultan announced the sighting of the new moon of Shawwal in a radio and television broadcast in Sokoto on Monday. Abubakar said that the new moon was sighted in Kaduna, Kebbi, […]Read More
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.Read More
“I am asking you as a brother to stay in peace. I am asking you with my heart, let us go forward.
“There will be many problems but they will not overcome us. Resolve your problems,” Francis said in improvised remarks.
The leaders appeared to be stunned as the 82-year-old pope, helped by aides, knelt with difficulty to kiss the shoes of the two main opposing leaders and several other people in the room.
Federal authorities have joined the inquiry into the fires, which occurred on 26 March, 2 April and 4 April in the St Landry Parish.
Officials have not yet determined the cause of the blazes, which did not result in deaths or injuries.
But the fires have dredged up painful memories of how black churches were razed back in the US civil rights era.
The Ogun State police command alleged that the suspects, who are siblings and indigenes of Delta State, had trailed their brother-in-law to his farm on February 5, 2019 and macheted him to death for denying them the use of the frontage of his house for their church activities.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said that the killing was reported at the station by the wife of the deceased and their teenage daughters.
He said he deliberately decided to be worshipping inside the villa to prevent the constraints and inconveniences presidential movements may cause to the people.
The President was responding to a request by a delegation of Imams and Senior Islamic Scholars from all States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory led by Prof. Shehu Ahmad Galadanci, the Murshid, National Mosque.
The police in Lagos have arrested one Reverend Ezuma Chizemdere, for allegedly sodomising teenage boys and infecting one of them with human immunodeficiency virus in the process.
The reverend, who is the founder of Jesus Intervention Household Ministry located in the Ejigbo area of the state, was reportedly a member of a syndicate perpetrating the alleged crime in the neighbourhood.
Pope Francis has addressed the mystery of why he withdrew his hand from worshippers’ kisses, explaining it was a “simple question of hygiene”.
Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti said the Pope was worried about germs when meeting Catholics last Wednesday.
An extended version of the footage that swept social media shows Pope Francis allowing dozens of well-wishers to bow down and kiss his hand without protest.
Clergy guilty of abuse were “tools of Satan”, the Pope said, pledging to face every case with “utmost seriousness”.
Child sex abuse, he said, reminded him of the ancient religious practice of child sacrifice in pagan rites.
Bishops would now review and strengthen their guidelines to prevent abuse and punish perpetrators, he added.
Pope Francis will arrive in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later on Sunday, becoming the first pontiff to visit the Arabian peninsula.
BBC reported the Pope has been invited by Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan to take part in an interfaith conference
He will hold a Mass on Tuesday that is expected to draw 120,000 people.
Pope Francis has said that homosexuality in the clergy is a “serious matter” that “worries” him.Read More