Easter: Catholic Diocese Clears Fines of 25 Prison Inmates

The Catholic Diocese of Yola on Friday paid fines of 25 inmates from the Prison, as part of activities to mark the Easter celebration. Speaking at the ceremony, Bishop Stephen Mamza, said the church paid the fine amount and got them released. The church also presented foodstuff to the remaining inmates. Mamza urged Christians to…

Mystery Man Pays N42m Tithe to Benue Church

  A man whose identity has been shielded by a local church in Makurdi, has shocked church members with a tithe offering of N42 million. Investigations by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi revealed that the money was paid into the UBA account of the NKST Church High Level  Makurdi. Although the pastor…

Okorocha urges Christians to pray for Nigeria

Imo governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has called on Christians to use the opportunity offered by Easter to pray for the nation, the state and the people. He called for special prayers for President Mohammadu Buhari, and for God’s control in all situations in Nigeria. Okorocha made the call in a statement by his Chief Press……

Easter Celebration: FCT Minister, Bello Felicitates With FCT Residents

The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello has congratulated the residents of the Federal Capital Territory as the World celebrates Easter, which marks the crucifixion and resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ. The Minister in his Easter Message today, urged residents to spread the gospel of love, sacrifice, tolerance and peaceful co-existence in line with the lifetime of…

Some Nigerian pastors who prophesy are nuisance – Don

Prof Pius Abioje, of the Department of Religions, University of Ilorin says false prophesy being practised in “Nigerian miracle churches” is against the tenets of Christianity. The expert on Religious Studies lamented that some Nigerian prophets “have become nuisance”, as they claim to perform wonders which they use in confusing unsuspecting members of the public….

Jigawa Hajj board screens 1,300 intending pilgrims

The Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB) said it has screened no fewer than 1,300 intending pilgrims in preparation for the 2017 Hajj exercise. The Public Relations Officer of the board, Alhaji Ibrahim Hashim, disclosed this on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse. Hashim said about 1,000 of……

Nigerian Senate won’t interfere with any religion – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will not make laws that interfere with the religious creeds of Nigerians. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, disclosed this when the Council of Ulama (Muslim clerics) in Nigeria visited him in Abuja. “I say that again, whatever…

We Won’t Make Laws That Will Interfere With Religion

Sanni Onogu, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will not make laws that interfere with the religious creeds of Nigerians. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, disclosed this when the Council of Ulama (Muslim clerics) in Nigeria visited him in Abuja. “I say…

‘I may die before 2019’ – Pope Francis

Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has said he might not be alive in 2019. He stated this while speaking at a vigil service on the Catholic Church’s World Youth Day last weekend. According to the Associated Press, the 80-year-old referred to his own death twice in the span of a few minutes at……

Remembering History, How Palm Sunday Started

Today is Palm Sunday in Nigeria, while we all look forward to the Easter holidays; it is essential to explain a little history of the Palm Sunday and the Holy week being celebrated by Christians all over the world. The week we now call Holy Week, started with Palm Sunday. Why was this week so…

Clergyman urges Presidency, NASS to settle rift, focus on good governance

Bishop Simeon Okah, Vice President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigerian (PFN), South-South region has advised the Presidency and the National Assembly to settle their rift and focus on providing good governance to Nigerians. Okah, who is also the General Overseer, Flock of Christ Mission, gave the advice on Sunday in Warri, in an interview with newsmen.……

Male Prostitute Confesses In T.B. Joshua’s Church!

A young Nigerian man is the latest to make a shocking confession in T.B. Joshua’s controversial Lagos-based church, claiming he was delivered from the “spirit of man” which led him into “male prostitution”       According to Jonathan Etumodor, a Delta-State indigene, he felt an ‘evil spirit’ enter him during a casual swim in……

Muslim Births Expected to Outpace Christian Births Within 20 Years

The number of babies born to Muslims is expected to exceed the number born to Christians in about 20 years. There have been more babies were born to Christian mothers than to members of any other religion in recent years, reflecting Christianity’s continued status as the world’s largest religious group. However, this is unlikely to……

Bishop lauds Buhari on Boko Haram

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, Most Rev. Oliver Dashe, on Wednesday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the successes recorded so far in the ongoing fight against insurgency in the North East. Addressing newsmen in Maiduguri, Dashe also lauded the military for restoring peace to the sub-region. He however urged security agents to……

2017 Hajj: NHCN places Kebbi in Category ‘A’

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NHCN) has placed Kebbi in Category ‘A’ to enable the state to enjoy some privileges to be provided by the commission. The information is in a statement in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday, signed by Alhaji Abubakar Dakingari, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Atiku Bagudu. Dakingari stated that “placing……

MURIC Condemns Masquerade Attack On Priest

A Catholic seminarian, Lawrence Ezeugwu, was attacked by masquerades in Nsukka on Wednesday, 29th March, 2017. The Catholic priest was beaten to coma by a group of masquerades popularly called Oriokpa who blocked the road at Ugwuoyia, Nsukka.     The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) condemns this wanton exhibition of religious extremism by traditionalists. It……

Nigerians say Adeboye ‘out of touch’ over Social Media Comments

Many Nigerians are in disagreement with a statement attributed to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God worldwide. The cleric who said “If you marry wife through Facebook, you will lose her on YouTube” struck a raw nerve with Nigeria’s young population, many of whom use the social media in all aspects……

Hajj: Board directs intending pilgrims to go for medical test

The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board has directed prospective pilgrims to go for medical test at the designated health centres in the state. The board Executive Secretary, Malam Abba Yakubu, gave the directive on Saturday at the flag off of the weekly sensitisation workshop organised for intending pilgrims in Kano. Yakubu said that the test……

VIDEO: “Demons Tremble Before TB Joshua!”

A shocking video clip released on T.B. Joshua’s ‘Emmanuel TV’ YouTube channel purporting to show hordes of demon-possessed attendees in his church receiving ‘deliverance’ has evoked controversy.   The clip, which was released almost simultaneously on the cleric’s popular YouTube and Facebook accounts, shows Joshua moving amidst congregants during his church service at The Synagogue,……

Govt. Bans Muslims From Having ‘Abnormal Beards’, Wearing Veils

Muslim majority in China’s Xinjiang region have been placed under a new directive from the government following the high incident of religious restiveness in recent years. The Chinese Government as part of its move to curb excesses introduced the new ‘Regulations on Extremisation of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region’ which places a ban on ‘abnormal’ beards……

Era of pilgrims officials performing Hajj over — NAHCON

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has declared that henceforth no official from either State, Federal or Private Tour Operators would be allowed to perform the Hajj while conducting oversight functions. The Executive Chairman of the commission, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. NAN……

NAHCON: Era of Pilgrims Officials Performing Hajj Over

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has declared that henceforth no official from either State, Federal or Private Tour Operators would be allowed to perform the Hajj while conducting oversight functions. The Executive Chairman of the commission, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday…

NAHCON to deploy IT platform for 2017 Hajj registration

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Tuesday said it would deploy a robust Information Technology (ICT) platform for the registration of intending pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj. The Executive Chairman of NAHCON, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad,said this at an interactive session with Punjab Information Technology Board and IT Personnel of State Pilgrims Welfare Boards……

Group Advocates Better Lives And Opportunities For Northern Women

An interfaith group in Kaduna State, the Faith Actors Dialogue Forum, on Tuesday said women must be given opportunities to live productive and meaningful life in Northern Nigeria. The group, which consists of over 34 religious organisations including CAN and JNI, made the declaration at a news conference in Kaduna. Rev. Joseph Hayab, the state…

Cleric Advises Religious Leaders To Preach Peace, Not Violence

Cleric Advised Religious Leaders To Preach Peace NAN, Abuja; Pastor Sanya Olufemi of Glory of Christ Assembly Fate, Ilorin, has advised religious leaders to preach peace and not violence to their members. Olufemi gave the advice on Tuesday in Ilorin when speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). According to him, religious organisations have…

No uniform hajj fare for 2017 pilgrimage, says NAHCON

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says intending pilgrims for the 2017 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia will not be charged standardized transport fare. The Executive Chairman of NAHCON, Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammad, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday that the commission was all it could to reduce the cost of……

Five Days National All Night: How God Will Heal The Land – Evang Silver Iyamu

The five days National All night is a programme designed by God through the spiritual leader and General Overseer of Canaan Land Deliverance Ministry International, Benin City, Evangelist Silver Wealth Iyamu to spread the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to the world. Evangelist Silver Iyamu, the spiritual colossus, one of the frontline Ministers of…

Sokoto Pilgrims Agency to remit N2.7bn to NAHCON for Hajj seats – DG

The Sokoto State Pilgrims Welfare Agency (PWA) says it is set to remit over N2.7 billion to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for Hajj seats, an Official has disclosed. The Director-General of the agency, Alhaji Ibrahim Umar told newsmen in Sokoto on Tuesday that the money would be the payment for fifty per……

Jehovah Witness labelled extremist organisation

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have been classified an extremist organization. This is the position of Russia, where its Justice Ministry has filed a request with the nation’s supreme court for the classification, potentially endangering the 175,000 members in the country. Jehovah’s Witnesses, with history of over 140 years worldwide, first filed to be a recognised religion,……

Adamawa Govt. commends NAHCON for reforming hajj operations

The Adamawa State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has commended the leadership of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), for reforming hajj operations in the country. The Executive Secretary of the board, Malam Abdulrahaman Bobboyi, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Bobboyi said that……

Married Men May Soon Become Catholic Priests – Pope

Pope Francis has in a recent interview revealed that the Catholic church may be considering ordaining married men as priests. The pope noted that the move is in order to cater for the shortage of priests in some remote areas. Speaking during an interview with German weekly Die Zeit published on Thursday, Pope Francis said:……

Pastor Buru lauds Muslim woman activist for bailing Christian prison inmate

A cleric, Pastor Yohanna Buru, on Saturday described as ‘heart-warming’ the gesture of a female activist , Ramatu Tijjani, a Muslim, who secured the release of a Christian inmate from prison custody in the spirit of the Lenten period. Buru, the General Overseer of Christ Evangelical Intercessory Fellowship Ministry,Kaduna, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)……

Adeboye, a true shepherd in God’s vineyard – Ajimobi

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has felicitated with Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer (Worldwide) of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), on his 75th birthday. The governor congratulated the clergyman in a statement signed by Yomi Layinka, his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Friday.……

Islam To Become World’s Most Popular Religion By 2070 – Report

A Washington-based Pew Research Center has released a new data predicting the spread of Islam to all parts of the globe by 2070. According to the research result, Islam is expected to overtake Christianity to become the world’s most popular religion by the year 2070. Stating the reason behind the forecast, researchers at the Washington-based……

Women Who Wear Jeans Should Be Drowned – Catholic Priest

A Catholic Priest, Father Sharlom in Kerala, a Southern Indian state has called for women who wear jeans and other provocative wears to be drowned for tempting men. The priest noted that women who wear provocative wears should not be allowed into the church premises adding that h would deny ladies in jeans and other……

Ash Wednesday: Cleric tasks wealthy Nigerians on alms-giving

The Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Auchi, Most Rev. Gabriel Dunia, on Wednesday called on wealthy Nigerians to show love by giving alms to the less privileged. Dunia made the call during a Mass to celebrate the Ash Wednesday in Auchi, Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo. He said that some rich Nigerians had cultivated……

Intending Hajj pilgrims must attend enlightenment programme – Kaduna Govt

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board is to exclude intending pilgrims that failed to attend Hajj Enlightenment Programmes from performing this year’s Hajj exercise. The Public Relations Officer of Board, Malam Yunusa Abdullahi, said this on Monday in Kaduna. According to Abdullahi, the Director-General, Bureau of Interfaith, Namadi Musa, made the remark while addressing……

2017 Hajj : Kwara Pilgrims Board screens 2,004 intending pilgrims

The Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Saturday that it has screened 2,004 intending pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj. The Executive Secretary of the board, Mrs Fatima Abolore-imoh, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in llorin that the 2,004 intending pilgrims were selected from the over 2,500 who registered on line for the……

Muslim Group Throws In Support for Emir Of Kano’s Plans for Polygamy

The Emir of Kano yesterday revealed that the state government is preparing a law that will make it mandatory for men seeking to marry second wives to satisfy certain conditions before they can be allowed to do so.     The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) wholeheartedly supports this move. It conforms with the pronouncements of……

Marrying 4 wives is part of North’s terrorism problem – Emir

In a bid to stem the increasing poverty and terrorism prevalent in the northern part of the country, revered Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi has said that he would introduce a law prohibiting poor men from marrying more than one wife. According to him, there is  connection between polygamy, poverty and terrorism. He said because muslims……

2017 Hajj: NAHCON approves 131 operators

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Monday released the list of 131 approved operators for the 2017 hajj. The Head of Media, NAHCON, Alhaji Uba Mana, announced this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. According to Mana, the list of the 131 successful companies have……

Osinbajo eulogises Isa Wali, says Nigeria needs leaders with universal values

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria is in need of leaders with universal values like integrity, social justice, trustworthiness, equality of mankind, sense of justice and honesty as exhibited by late Amb. Isa Wali. Osinbajo stated this on Sunday at the memorial lecture and inauguration of Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative (documentary), held at Yar’ Adua……

Gospel singer says tribal, religious intolerance Nigeria’s greatest problem

Nigerian gospel artiste, Abioro Seyitan, says tribal and religious intolerance are the nation’s “greatest problems which had hindered peaceful co-existence and meaningful development over the years.’’ He spoke on Saturday in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), during the launching of an album by Vessels of Honour Voices(VHV) crew, at……

Airlift of 2016 outstanding pilgrims to Israel begins Monday – NCPC boss

Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Mr Tor Uja, said the transportation of over 1000 pilgrims who could not make the pilgrimage to Israel in 2016 would commence on Monday. He made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday. Uja said that the pilgrims, who……

Bauchi Muslim Pilgrims Board to consolidate on 2016 success, says chairman

Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Thursday it would consolidate on successes recorded during 2016 Hajj operations to ensure the smooth conduct of the 2017 Hajj. Alhaji Abdullahi Hardawa, Chairman of the board, stated this in Bauchi during a review meeting of 2016 Hajj operation, held at the headquarters of the board. Hardawa……

2017 Hajj: Board urges officials to discharge duties diligently

The staff of the Federal Capital Territory Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board have been charged to be honest and discharge their duties diligently. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new acting Director of the board, Alhaji Shehu Abubakar, gave the charge on Saturday in Abuja. Abubakar warned the personnel against any act capable……

Kaduna Board registers 5,000 intending Pilgrims for 2017

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board says it has so far registered 5,000 intending pilgrims for the 2017 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. The board’s Assistant Director, Public Relations, Yunusa Abdullahi, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna. Abdullahi said that the board began the registration of……

Board tasks intending pilgrims on documentation

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has urged intending pilgrims to be fast with their documentation and submit their forms to the board to kick off the 2017 Hajj operation. Mr Muftau Okoya, Executive Secretary of the Board, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in……

Public analyst urges FG to promote religious tolerance

A public analyst, Ahmad Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts at encouraging and promoting religious tolerance in the country. Lawal made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Ilorin. The public analyst was of the view that religious intolerance was one of the……

Hijab wearing: The controversies, fictions and facts

Hijab wearing: The controversies, fictions and facts The World Hijab Day is held on every Feb. 1 to promote religious tolerance, solidarity with Muslim women worldwide, emphasise the religious values of the use of hijab and correct misconceptions about the veil, among others. Muslims believe that in Islam, hijab (veil) wearing connotes the principle of……

Osinbajo At Bi-annual PFN Conference: Hate is Man’s Greatest Enemy

Acting President of Nigeria, Professor  Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday urged Nigerians to embrace love, saying “the seed of hate is the device of the devil.” He made the call at the Bi-annual Conference of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) in Benin, Edo state. He preached forgiveness. Hate he said, ‘is the enemy of our faith…

Okanga Agila: It is time for a new religion in Nigeria

Nigeria’s troubled history is continuously worsened by the too much emphasis on religion, at the expense of the state or country. Often, Nigerians push religious interests and sentiments at the detriment of fundamentals of their country. But a country is broader and more encompassing than religion. Not all Nigerians profess Islam or Christianity or any…

Group calls for understanding of Muslim women wearing hijab

Hajia Khadijat Showole, the Project Coordinator, Academy Women’s Wing, has called for more understanding on Muslim women that wear hijabs. Showale told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Nigerian Muslim women that are wearing hijabs have over the decades been at the forefront of defending this value. NAN reports that World Hijab Day (WHD)……

2017 Hajj: Saudi to introduce new standard for pilgrims’ accommodation

Hajj The Saudi Arabian Authority says it will introduce new standards for pilgrims’ accommodation in the forthcoming 2017 Hajj exercise. Malam Mousa Ubandawaki, Chief Information Officer of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), made the disclosure in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Ubandawaki quotes the Saudi Minister of Hajj, Dr Muhammad Saleh Benten…

If we do not tame religion in Nigeria, it will kill us – Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has lamented the rate at which ‘religion’ is killing many in Nigeria. The Nobel Prize winner made this known on Thursday in Abuja at a book launch of renowned professor and author, Olufemi Vaughan. He noted that he was not canvassing for religious studies but the study of religion, adding…

Ilorin CAN applauds FRC’s scribe sack

Mr. Jim Obazee The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ilorin Chapter, Prof. Timothy Popoola has applauded the sack of the Executive Secretary of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), Jim Obazee by the Federal Government. Popoola, in a statement on Thursday, said the dissolution of the board and the sack of its scribe was commendable…

CAN says God used Buhari to punish FRC boss

Mr. Jim Obazee The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has welcomed the removal of Mr. Jim Obazee, Executive Secretary, Financial Reporting Council (FRC) yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari. FRC is the body whose law led to the retirement of Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye as General Overseer of Nigerian arm of the Redeemed Christian Church of…

Sokoto government denies disbanding Hisbah Commission

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state gov The Sokoto State Government has denied disbanding the State Hisbah Commission as widely reported in the media. The rebuttal is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Bashir Garba and issued to the News Agency of Nigeria( NAN)in Sokoto on Monday. According to Garba:…

2017 Hajj: Kano tells pilgrims board to begin preparation

Hajj The Kano State Government has directed the Pilgrims Welfare Board to commence preparations for the 2017 Hajj operation. The Acting Governor, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, gave the directive in a statement issued by Alhaji Balarabe Abdullahi, the Public Relations Officer of the Deputy Governor’s Office, in Kano on Friday. Abubakar, who is also the Chairman…

Christmas: Pope calls for peace in a world torn by war and terrorism

Pope Francis in his Christmas message from the Vatican, has decried conflicts around the world as he called for peace, upon those who are hurt by war and , children who because of conflict have been deprived the joy of childhood. The Pope in his message reechoed the status of  Jesus Christ, as the Prince of…

Merry Christmas Message From President Muhammadu Buhari

Dear Compatriots, I heartily rejoice with all Nigerians, particularly our Christian brothers and sisters, on this year’s celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. As we celebrate this year’s Christmas, I believe that it is very appropriate for us to reflect on the love of God aptly espoused in the teachings and lifestyle of Jesus…

Bukola Saraki Felicitates With Christians At Christmas

Yusuph Olaniyonu, Abuja: President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday felicitated with the Christians in the country as they celebrate Christmas. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, also urged Nigerians to use this yuletide season to rededicate themselves to the service of humanity in line…

Kaduna State Government Imposes 24hr Curfew In 3 LGAs

Kaduna State Imposes Curfew and Security Council Endorses Ban Against Processions and Unlawful Assembly A 24-hour curfew has been imposed on three local government areas in Kaduna State. These are Zangon-Kataf, Kaura, and Jema’a. The Kaduna State Security Council said it took the step based on credible intelligence about risks to lives and property in…

Governor Elrufai’s Convoy Attacked, Cautions Citizens Not To Respond

Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Wednesday appealed to citizens not to respond to the treatment meted on him by demonstrators in Kafanchan, Jema’a local government area on Tuesday. The Governor and his entourage were pelted with stones and some of the vehicles broken after addressing some demonstrators immediately after he chaired Kaduna…

Yuletide: CAN advises Christians against indebtedness

Bishop Peter Ogunmuyiwa Bishop Peter Ogunmuyiwa, Coordinating Chaplain, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has advised Christians to eschew borrowing money to celebrate yuletide. He gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. The Bishop also called urge them learn to manage the little resources at their…

Gov. Ayade Donates to CAN, Muslims

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade (NAN) Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Monday donated N50 million to the state chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and N30 million to the Muslim community. Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Monday donated N50 million to the state chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria…

Xmas: Aisha Buhari donates food items to Christians

Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s president President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Hajiya Aisha, on Thursday, donated some bags of rice and cartons of liquid milk to the Christian community in Abuja for Christmas. In her address on the occasion, she said that the donation was to support the Christian families of the First Baptist Church in…

How To Start Your Own Church & Make Lots of Money

*a funny article* *by* *Tony Ogunlowo* It’s all the rage now; every Tom, Dick and Harry is becoming a pastor, setting up their own churches and making lots of money, so why not you? The late L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the controversial church of Scientology, famously once said that ‘ if you want to…

President Buhari’s Message At Eid-EL-Maulud To The Nation

President Muhammadu Buhari as felicitated with Muslims on the 2016 Eid-el-Maulud which celebrates the birth of the Prophet Mohammed (SAW). The President said it is time to reflect and focus on the current realities before the nation. Buhari urged Nigerians to keep faith in the ability of his administration to make a difference in the lives of…

Eid-el-Maulud: Dogara Urges Muslims To Pray For Nigeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of 2016 Eid-el-Maulud to mark the celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammed. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker charged the Muslim faithful to use…

Saraki Felicitates With Muslims At Eid-el-Maulud

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday urged Muslims to imbibe the injunctions of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) which teaches humility, gratitude and charity towards one another. Saraki made the call in a message to mark this year’s birthday of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu. He urged…

Federal Government Declares Monday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, Dec. 12 , as public holiday to mark the Muslim festival of Eid-El-Maulud, to celebrate the birth of Prophet Mohammed. ‎ The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja. In a statement signed by the…

White Paper on Zaria Clashes Between Army and Shiites

Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: The Kaduna State Governmenttoday released the White Paper on the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Zaria clashes of December 2015. The Judicial Commission of Inquiry which examined, among other issues, the immediate and remote causes of the clashes between the Nigerian Army and the outlawed IMN, submitted its…

Bishop Emmanuel Refutes ‘Man Dies In Coffin…’ In His Church

Says the Church is marching on.. Bishop Dr. Emmanuel Esezobor, President; fire House Church International, Nyanya-Abuja as opened up about the rumour that a member died in the church while attempting to perform miracle after paying the man to act. Bishop Emmanuel Esezobor says the devil is using some people to spread lies against him…

Those Fighting for Disintegration of Nigeria Won’t Succeed – Speaker

“Northern Muslims Supported my emergence as Speaker” Those plotting and fighting for the dismemberment of the Nigerian state are bound to fail because God didn’t make mistake in bringing the various ethnic groups together in one country, Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said. Dogara spoke at the weekend during a…

There is no Sharia Bill before National Assembly- Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has cleared the air on rumours of existence of a bill seeking to introduce Sharia legal system in Nigeria before the National Assembly. Speaking at a reception organised in his honour together with Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir David Lawal by…

PCNI DISTRIBUTES RELIEF ITEMS TO BORNO IDPS

  The Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative has flagged off the distribution of food items and non-food items to IDP families in Borno State. A member of the Presidential Committee and head of the Education and Social Development sub-committee Prof. Hauwa Biu, flagged off the humanitarian relief intervention in Konduga, the headquarters of…

Gov. Gaidam, Sultan, Others Speak on Peace and Scholarship

Governors from the Northeast, traditional rulers, scholars and researchers converged on Damaturu today at the opening of a two-day North East Regional Conference on ‘Peace and Scholarship: The True Legacies of Kanem-Borno and Sokoto Caliphate’. Organised by the International Organisation of Tijjaniyah Brotherhood in collaboration with Arewa House, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and others and…

Trump’s Muslim ban temporarily disappears from website

Donald Trump One of President-elect Donald Trump’s most divisive promises — to ban Muslims from entering America — disappeared from his campaign website before reappearing on Thursday. Trump’s campaign staff told US media that text of the pledge, posted in December following terror attacks in San Bernardino, California, vanished because of a technical glitch. It…

Copy of Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) Writes Buhari ◉ From the Bench to the Dock, Supreme Court Justice charged ◉ 1.61 million youths struggle to fill govt’s 10,500 vacancies; unemployment jumps ◉ 3rd most populous country; Nigeria is breeding into accelerating poverty ◉ 30 shot dead in the North ◉ 2 arrested for attempting suicide ◉ Nigeria: population hits 182 million, over 40% under 14

  Islamic Human Rights Commission’s (IHRC) Letter to Buhari From the Bench to the Dock, Supreme Court Justice charged 1.61 million youths struggle to fill govt’s 10,500 vacancies; unemployment on upswing 3rd most populous country; Nigeria is breeding into accelerating poverty 30 shot dead in the North 2 arrested for attempting suicide Nigeria: population hits…

Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) Writes Buhari ◉ From the Bench to the Dock, Supreme Court Justice charged ◉ 1.61 million youths struggle to fill govt’s 10,500 vacancies; unemployment jumps ◉ 3rd most populous country; Nigeria is breeding into accelerating poverty ◉ 30 shot dead in the North ◉ 2 arrested for attempting suicide ◉ Nigeria: population hits 182 million, over 40% under 14

  Islamic Human Rights Commission’s (IHRC) Letter to Buhari From the Bench to the Dock, Supreme Court Justice charged 1.61 million youths struggle to fill govt’s 10,500 vacancies; unemployment on upswing 3rd most populous country; Nigeria is breeding into accelerating poverty 30 shot dead in the North 2 arrested for attempting suicide Nigeria: population hits…

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Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

Break Onyali’s, get N10m ◉ Bombs, Bribes, Mud as Nigeria’s Boko Haram Refugees Go Home ◉ Simply crazy; Nigeria has the highest power outage rate in Africa yet villagers pay 80 times New York electricity costs ◉ Why soldiers stay two-years fighting without rotation – MoD ◉ CrossRiver Highway – Governor skipped EIA, later got a ‘D’ for EIA. Last valuable ecosystem in Nigeria about to be destroyed ◉ Buhari finally gets $600m of AfDB loan ◉ Forcados bombed again. Aftermath of Buhari’s inconclusive Niger Delta talks? ◉ Plus Over 100 headlines

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

Zakkat Committee disburses N251m in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Committee says it disbursed over N251 million as alms to the poor between 2013 and 2015. The Committee Chairman, Malam Lawal Maidoki, disclosed this at an event marking the 10th anniversary of as the Sultan of Sokoto. Maidoki said that the money was collected from 85 districts of the…

Gov. Elrufai Reacts To Crisis At Sultan Bello Mosque

Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: El-Rufai resolves Sultan Bello Mosque leadership tussle, says govt. will not tolerate breakdown of law and order. Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has resolved the Sultan Bello Mosque’s leadership tussle. Governor El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this in a statement following a meeting with stakeholders held at the instance of…

Bishop Kukah’s impostor remanded in prison

The gavel of justice For allegedly impersonating Bishop Matthew Kukah of Sokoto Catholic Diocese to defraud Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), a man, Abdulrahaman Muazu, is facing trial at a Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti. The accused and others now at large had some time in June 2016 obtained N2.5 million from Babalola, founder of Afe…

Kaduna govt. denies placing ban on Shi’ites

Sheikh-Ibraheem-El-Zakzaky, leader of Shiites in Kaduna The Kaduna State Government said on Wednesday that it had not placed any ban on Shi’a Muslims in the state. Mr. Samuel Aruwan, the government spokesman said at a news briefing in Kaduna, that what the government did, was to declare the operation of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria…

Ruggedman And 9ice End 6 Years Rift, Drops New Video Together

Few weeks ago, we brought you the exclusive reunion of two veteran acts in the game, Ruggedman and 9ice, firstly at a video shoot location and at the earlier’s TSW 2016 Collections Unveiling and his Birthday Party. Incase you missed it, check the link below. READ HERE: Ruggedman and 9ice unite after 6 years of feud…

“No law can stop us from preaching”- Pastor tells El-Rufai

Dr Paul Enenche, General Overseer, Dunamis International Gospel Centre. Dr Paul Enenche, the General Overseer of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, has thrown a further challenge to Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai when he affirmed that no law whatsoever can stop him or any other person from preaching in the state. Enenche while speaking on Sunday,…

It is honourable to be homosexual, Pastor Jide Macaulay says

Controversial gay Theologian and the Founder and Project Director of House Of Rainbow Church, Jide Macaulay has declared via his Instagram page that it is honourable to be a homosexual and it is a gift from God. Jide further revealed in his post that knowing the truth as a gay Christian is liberating and gives…