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Tinubu’s Wife Ordained Pastor Of Redeemed Christian Church

Pix 1 and 3 Senator Remi Tinubu (right) being ordained as Assistant Pastor, Redeemed Christian Church of God by Pastor Adewole Hastrup, Assistant General Overseer at the ongoing 66th Annual Convention of RCCG holding at the Km 46, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway camp of the church on Tuesday. Photo Taiwo Okanlawon   Pix 2: From left Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, APC National Leader; and Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God at the ongoing 66th Annual Convention of RCCG holding at Km 46, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway camp of the church…

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Anglican Primate Urges Reduction Of Litigation Against Churches 

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has called on Christians and legal practitioners to reduce litigation against churches in their various Dioceses across the country. Okoh said this on Tuesday at the 8th Annual Conference of Chancellors, Registrars’ and Legal Officers in the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion at the Basilica of Grace Anglican Church, Gudu District Apo Abuja. The theme of the conference tagged: “Proclaiming Christ Faithfully to the Nations.” Okoh, who condemned the raising litigation against Churches and Christian’s leaders, called…

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Ambode, Obaseki, Others Celebrate Retiring Clergy, Ademowo At 70

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, his counterpart in Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki and eminent Nigerians on Sunday heaped accolades on the Dean Emeritus of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and outgoing Diocesan Bishop of Lagos, Most Rev Adebola Ademowo on his 70th birthday, describing him as a respected clergy who contributed significantly to mankind and national development.   At a special thanksgiving service to mark Ademowo’s 70th birthday and retirement held at Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina in Lagos, Governor Ambode commended the clergyman for serving the State meritoriously, saying…

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Oyedepo Declares 7-Day Prayer, Fasting To Rescue Soul Of Nigeria

The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church worldwide also known as Winners Chapel International, Bishop David Oyedepo, has declared a seven-day prayer and fasting season for the rescue of the soul of Nigeria. Speaking during the Sunday service at Faith Tabernacle, Canaanland, Bishop Oyedepo said that the weeklong prayer and fasting will be holding in all of the church network beginning from Monday July 23 to 29. To ensure a smooth operation and the involvement of every worshipper, prayer bulletin for the purpose were yesterday distributed to members to…

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2018 Hajj: Buhari Assures On Safety Of Nigerian Pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday in Abuja restated the commitment of the Federal Government to ensure the safety of Nigerian pilgrims throughout their stay in Saudi Arabia.   Buhari, represented by the FCT Minister, Malam Musa Bello, gave the assurance while inaugurating first flight for the 2018 Hajj with pilgrims from Kogi State, at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.   He said that government would do everything possible within the ambit of the law to ensure the comfort and security of Nigerian pilgrims from the point of departure  until…

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Religious Harmony: Onaiyekan Tasks Religious Leaders

…..to change mode of addressing followers   The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has called religious leaders must change their mode of addressing their adherents to conform with the correct teachings of their religions and promote total peace and harmony.   Cardinal Onaiyekan made the call on Monday in Ilorin in his Keynote address at the First International Conference of Inter-Religious Council organised by the University of Ilorin.   The theme of the Conference is: “A peaceful co-existence among adherents of different religions: a panacea for National integration…

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Saudi Arabia Warns Sick, Old, To Postpone Hajj Pilgrimage

The Saudi Ministry of Health recommends that people aged over 65 years and those with chronic diseases such as heart disease, kidney disease, respiratory disease, diabetes and pilgrims with immune deficiency (congenital and acquired), malignancy and terminal illnesses, pregnant women and children aged under 12 years planning to perform Hajj this year, to postpone the pilgrimage for their own safety. It is not obligatory for anyone with a serious health condition to perform Hajj. Health and safety experts from Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK, in supporting the recommendations by the…

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Catholic Priest’s Body Exhumed To Establish Whether He Fathered A Child

For 25 years, Jim Graham has tried to prove he is the son of a deceased Catholic priest who grew up in Lowell and graduated from Boston College. He pulled old adoption records that mention his “alleged father.” He leaned on leaked documents from a friendly priest and petitioned Catholic leaders all the way to Rome, to no avail. The quest continued Monday afternoon in a Catholic cemetery in Tewksbury, as a backhoe turned up earth on the Rev. Thomas Sullivan’s grave and promised to provide answers once and for…

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Atiku At Sallah: Compassion Ingredient Of Our Common Humanity

   ………….Stresses on sacrifice, love and tolerance   Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Muslims to project Islam through the good examples of love, tolerance and peaceful disposition at all times, which he said are prerequisite for protecting  the perception of the religion from distortion.   In his Sallah message to mark the end of the 30-day Ramadan fasting period, the former Vice President, while congratulating the Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the divine ordered abstention from foods and drinks, explained that the event should reinforce the…

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Again, God Of Oyedepo Raises Back To Life Dead, Embalmed Body

.. In mortuary The God of Bishop David Oyedepo has once again raised the dead back to life in Asaba, Delta State where a young student who had died, embalmed and already wrapped in mortuary clothes was quickened back to life at the instance of the word of faith. The pictures of the miraculous event were showed to worshippers during the Healing Banquet service on Sunday at Faith Tabernacle, Canaanland Ota to reinforce the testimony that was sent in earlier in the week. The photos of the event confirmed the…

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