Religion

Pray for rather than curse Nigeria, cleric urges citizens

President of the United Apostolic Church of Christ (Worldwide), Rev. James Owoyemi on Saturday urged Nigerians to always pray for the country rather than cursing her and the leaders. He…

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Chief Imam of oldest Mosque resigns, govt reacts

.,…..in Kebbi State Kebbi State says it has ratified the resignation of the Chief Imam of the oldest Jumu’at Mosque in Birnin Kebbi called “Wala Mosque”, Sheikh Rufa’i Ibrahim. The…

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Ramadan lecture: Fear of God key to Nigeria’s progress —Cleric

An Islamic Cleric and Instructor, Alhaji Abdul-Fatai Raji, has said that lack of the fear of God remains the root cause of the social-economic and security challenges in Nigeria. Raji…

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Palm Sunday: Cleric to Christian faithful, be humble

Pastor of the Cherubim & Seraphim (C&S) Movement Church Worldwide, Daki-Biyu District, Kubwa Branch, Mrs Ibijoke Ogundipe has urged Christians to be humble and peaceful in all their dealings. Mrs…

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Seventh-day Adventist Church loses suit to stop elections, exams on Saturdays

……….wants Saturday a Sabbath day of worship free of examinations and elections The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by Mr Ugochukwu Uchenwa, a member of…

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Shari’ah council dares EFCC boss to unmask terrorism sponsors

The Supreme Council for Shariah in Nigeria (SCSN) has called on the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to unmask religious organisation suspected to be sponsoring terrorism in the country.This…

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Tinubu appoints National Hajj Commission members, management

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new board and management team for the National Hajj Commission (NAHCOM), pending confirmation by the Nigerian Senate. The President, in…

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Group seeks bailout from Tinubu, Govs for 2024 Hajj pilgrims

Serve the Pilgrims Initiative (SPI), an NGO, has appealed to President Bola Tinubu, and state governors, to give advance loans to pilgrims’ agencies to secure the hajj slots allocated to…

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Pope replies African Bishops on same-sex blessings

……..Vatican clarifies position after backlash The Vatican has issued a clarification intended to calm Catholic bishops in some countries who have balked over last month’s approval of blessings for same-sex…

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2024: CAN counsels on how to tackle corruption in govt

The Oyo State Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged the government to put in stricter measures against corruption in all areas. The Chairman, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, who gave the…

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