Religion

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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N132m shared as Zakkat, says Hadejia Emirate

…..6,000 benefited from exercise No fewer than 6,000 less privileged persons have benefited from N132 million Zakkat (alms) distributed by the Hadejia Emirate Council of Jigawa State in 2023. The…

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New Year: Let’s renew our hope in Nigeria, says Akpabio

President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON has congratulated Nigerians for making it to the New Year and advised them to renew their hope that Nigeria could be better.…

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2024: Nigeria not beyond positive change, says Bishop

The Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Oyo, Most. Rev. Emmanuel Badejo has urged Nigerians to be agents of positive change, emphasising that the country is not beyond repair. Badejo gave the…

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Christmas: CAN president urges Nigerians to champion peace, unity

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Archbishop Daniel Okoh has urged all Nigerians to be champions of peace and unity. Okoh, who made the call in a Christmas message…

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Blessing same-sex marriage against God’s law, culture of Nigerians – Catholic bishops

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has said that blessing same-sex marriage is against God’s law, teachings of the Church, the laws of the country and the cultural sensibilities of…

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