Thursday, June 30

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Indian Hindu tailor beheaded on camera for going online to show support for a politician who made controversial remarks about Prophet Mohammed
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Indian Hindu tailor beheaded on camera for going online to show support for a politician who made controversial remarks about Prophet Mohammed

An India tailor was beheaded on camera in Rajasthan by two self-proclaimed 'Islamic warriors' after sharing a post in support of a politician who sparked global protests with controversial remarks about Prophet Mohammed. The two self-proclaimed 'Islamic warriors visited Kanhaiya Lal's small shop in a crowded Udaipur market, pretending to be customers, and engaging him in a discussion before attacking him. Lal is heard pleading with them to spare him, in a video filmed by the attackers themselves. One attacker repeatedly strikes the tailor on his neck from behind, even as he collapses to the ground screaming for his life.  The pair then went online, identifying themselves as Mohammed Riyaz Ansari and Ghouse Mohammed, claiming responsibilit...
UPDATE : Father Mbaka warns his followers against attacking and insulting Enugu Bishop after the cleric banned Catholics from attending his mass
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UPDATE : Father Mbaka warns his followers against attacking and insulting Enugu Bishop after the cleric banned Catholics from attending his mass

The Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev Father Ejike Mbaka, has dissociated himself from the protest embarked upon by his followers on Sunday, June 19. Staunch followers of the clergyman staged a protest on the Adoration Ground over the recent ban imposed on Mbaka's ministry by Enugu Diocesan Bishop, Most Rev Callistus Onaga over his recent comment about Peter Obi. Mbaka's followers had thronged the Adoration Ground on Sunday in disobedience to the Bishop's ban and protested against the ban, calling Onaga names. However, in a statement signed by him, Mbaka dissociated himself from the protest and called on those who love him to submit themselves to the directives of his Bishop. The statement partly reads...
Catholic church won’t allow personality cult in the name of adoration – Archbishop Kaigama
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Catholic church won’t allow personality cult in the name of adoration – Archbishop Kaigama

Ignatius Kaigama, the Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, has said the Catholic Church would resist any attempt by any of its priests to engage in 'personality cult' in the name of adoration. The reference to 'personality cult' was a reaction to the recent outburst of Ejike Mbaka, a Catholic Priest in Enugu State where he accused the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, of being ‘stingy’, hence he won’t win the 2023 presidential election. Mbaka has since apologized.  Kaigama, in his homily at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Mpape, Abuja, urged Catholic priests to take advantage of the respect they command among the faithful to strengthen unity, peace and love among the people and communities instead of fanning flames of discord. He said: “Priest...
BREAKING : Members of Mbaka’s adoration ministry protest against ban of Catholic members from coming to the ministry {VIDEO}
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BREAKING : Members of Mbaka’s adoration ministry protest against ban of Catholic members from coming to the ministry {VIDEO}

Members of Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s adoration ministry protested against ban of Catholic members from coming to the ministry By Enugu Catholic diocese under the leadership of Bishop Valentine Onaga.  Recall that Catholic Bishop of Enugu issued a directive barring all Catholics from “attending all religious and liturgical activities” of Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka’s Catholic Adoration Ministry. The directive from the Bishop of Enugu is coming on the heels of Mbaka’s outburst against the presidential candidate of the Labour Party and one-time governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi. The priest had declared that Obi, who he described as “a stingy man”, would never rule Nigeria; a declaration that did not go down well with many Nigerians who demanded that appropriate sanctions should be...
London-based church, SPAC Nation owned by flamboyant Nigerian Pastor Tobi Adegboyega closed down by UK government over fraud allegations
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London-based church, SPAC Nation owned by flamboyant Nigerian Pastor Tobi Adegboyega closed down by UK government over fraud allegations

A London-based church group, Salvation Proclaimer Ministries Limited (SPAC Nation) owned by flamboyant Nigerian Pastor Tobi Adegboyega, has been ordered to shut down their operations after failing to properly account for more than £1.87m of outgoings, and operating with lack of transparency. SPAC Nation which was incorporated in 2012 to advance Christianity, was wound up in a High Court on 9 June 2022 before Judge Burton, government agency The Insolvency Service announced on Friday June 17. The enquiries found that SPAC Nation failed to comply or only partially complied with statuary requirements, such as providing data to support claimed donations and accounting records in support of £1.87 million of expenditure. In the two years to 31st December 2019, th...
Reaction as Catholic Church starts no PVC no entry {VIDEO}
Election, Religious

Reaction as Catholic Church starts no PVC no entry {VIDEO}

One of the Catholic parishes in the country has started a "no PVC no entry" campaign.  An assistant parish priest was seen making the announcement as worshippers stood outside the church. A man was also heard saying that this occurred during the 6am mass.  Watch the video below.... https://www.instagram.com/tv/Cet93z0s7ak/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
DRAMA : Nigerian Pastor shows up in church with a gun {VIDEO}
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DRAMA : Nigerian Pastor shows up in church with a gun {VIDEO}

A  Nigerian Pastor has been spotted in a viral video showing off his gun in church.  The Pastor was heard telling the church that he got the gun in 1994 and is also licensed for it. Watch the video below...... https://www.instagram.com/tv/Cet7RYoOcyR/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Evelyn Joshua reveals ‘secret’ of T.B. Joshua {VIDEO}
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Evelyn Joshua reveals ‘secret’ of T.B. Joshua {VIDEO}

Published By: Michael Adesina Pastor Evelyn Joshua has revealed the ‘secret’ that made her deceased husband T.B Joshua “a prophet for generations.” Evelyn revealed the details while addressing congregants at The SCOAN for The First-Year Celebration Of The Life And Legacy Of Prophet T.B. Joshua. She noted that prayer was one of the key factors that made T.B Joshua a great man. She said, “The T.B. Joshua that I knew, that I married and who fathered my three daughters was a man of prayer—in fact, that was what led me to him.” In a speech given directly from her heart, Evelyn told the church that her husband always prayed to God every morning to separate him from anything that would take him away from the Kingdom of God. Pastor Evelyn Joshua also acknowledged two wom...
FCTA votes to renovate national mosque and Christian center with N1bn
Government, Religious

FCTA votes to renovate national mosque and Christian center with N1bn

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has reportedly voted to renovate the national mosque and Christian center with N1bn. FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello who disclosed this on Thursday June 3, while featuring at the weekly ministerial briefing organised by the Presidential Communication Team at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, also revealed that revealed that the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has started generating over N200 billion annually through its aggressive internally generated revenue (IGR) drive. He said the FCT now rated second in terms of IGR drive, intends to beat Lagos as the highest revenue generating state in the country. While the sum of N1 billion (N500 million each) had been set aside to renovate the National Mosque and ...
My spouse becoming a pastor is enough grounds for separation – Twitter user
Relationship, Religious

My spouse becoming a pastor is enough grounds for separation – Twitter user

A Nigerian Twitter user has stated that her spouse becoming a pastor is enough grounds for separation.  According to @Tejumola_, that wasn't what she signed up for so she wouldn't continue with the relationship. She tweeted;  My spouse becoming a pastor is enough grounds for separation. That’s not what I signed up for, I will never sign up for that. Bye bye. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Church reacts to reports that their pastor made an ”infertile couple have intercourse” on the church altar for a child
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Church reacts to reports that their pastor made an ”infertile couple have intercourse” on the church altar for a child

A church has reacted after a photo went viral, showing two people laying on each other on the church's altar while a minister and several church members stretched out their hands towards them. Reports circulating with the picture claimed the pair have been trying for a child for ten years without success and when they went to the church for help, the minister asked them to have sex on the altar, in the presence of members. The photo caused outrage, with many giving their opinion on the matter. The church, located in Brazil, has now reacted. The church said the photo was of two women, not a man and a woman. They added that the woman had come with a sickness and she fainted during service. As a result, after the preaching, a pastor called the sick woman and...
Kenyan pastor, Lucy Natasha joins the How it’s started Vs how it going’ challenge with throwback photo
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Kenyan pastor, Lucy Natasha joins the How it’s started Vs how it going’ challenge with throwback photo

Flamboyant Kenyan preacher and founder of Empowerment Christian Church, Rev. Lucy Natasha, has shared a throwback photo of herself from when she began her ministry.   "Same Person, Different Seasons! Passion Was Still The Same As Today Of Preaching the Gospel. Serving Him With Consistency. Helped By God. When The Time Is Right I,The Lord Will Make It Happen” Isaiah 60:22 " she captioned the post. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
BREAKING : Catholic Church Suspends Priest For Joining Benue Governorship Race
Politics, Religious

BREAKING : Catholic Church Suspends Priest For Joining Benue Governorship Race

Hope Abah Emmanuel The Catholic Diocese of Gboko in Benue State has announced the suspension of Reverend Father, Hycainth Alia, for expressing interest in the governorship contest of the state. Alia is among the 12 governorship aspirants who purchased expression of interest and nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to participate in the party’s primary election. But, a viral suspension letter addressed to all priests, religious and laity of the Catholic Diocese of Gboko, dated May 20, 2022 and signed by the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Gboko, Bishop William Avenya, who is also Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Kastina-Ala, indicated that the affected priest was earlier warned in line with the church’s rule on partisan politics. The...
I was a devout Muslim, Quran doesn’t condone killings – Pastor Tunde Bakare
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I was a devout Muslim, Quran doesn’t condone killings – Pastor Tunde Bakare

Serving overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has condemned the killing of a Christian student, Deborah Samuel in Sokoto state.  Bakare who recalled being a Muslim in the past in a statement released on Monday May 16, said he has read the Quran from “cover to cover” and the holy book does not justify killing anywhere. He further stated that the killing of Deborah should be a wake-up call for the nation to once again reflect on our common humanity and reject every form of savagery. The statement read;  “It was with deep distress that I received the news of the gruesome killing of Deborah Samuel in Shehu Shagari College of Education, in Sokoto State. No Nigerian, and...
Alleged blasphemy: Zahra Buhari shares video of Saudi Islamic scholar advising Muslims not take matters into their own hands when people insult the Prophet
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Alleged blasphemy: Zahra Buhari shares video of Saudi Islamic scholar advising Muslims not take matters into their own hands when people insult the Prophet

Zahra Buhari-Indimi, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari has shared a video of Saudi Islamic scholar, Sheikh Assim Al-Hakeem, in which he teaches Muslims on how to respond to people who insult the Prophet.  Sheikh Al-Hakeem is said to be one of the prominent propagators of Islam in English in Saudi Arabia. The mother of two reposted few seconds of the video on her Instagram stories on Sunday May 14, two days after the gruesome murder of a female student in Sokoto, Deborah Samuel, for alleged blasphemy. In the video, Sheikh Al-Hakeem said people should not take matters into their own hands when someone insults the prophet.  "This depends if you are in a Muslim country. This is a major offence that requires ...
Catholic masses in Sokoto are suspended until curfew is lifted – Bishop Kukah
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Catholic masses in Sokoto are suspended until curfew is lifted – Bishop Kukah

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Kukah has said that all Masses in Sokoto metropolis have been suspended until the curfew imposed by the State Government is lifted. Sokoto state government imposed the 24-hour curfew after protests rocked parts of Sokoto city over the detention of two persons linked to the gruesome killing of Christian student, Deborah Samuel. Kukah also called for calm and commended Governor Aminu Tambuwal for acting promptly by declaring the curfew. During the protest, groups of youths led by some adults in the background, attacked the Holy Family Catholic Cathedral, destroying Church glass windows, those of the Bishop Lawton Secretariat and also vandalized a community bus parked within the premises. Kindly leave your comment, like a...
Alleged blasphemy: Bishop Kukah condemns gruesome murder of female student in Sokoto; calls for calm
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Alleged blasphemy: Bishop Kukah condemns gruesome murder of female student in Sokoto; calls for calm

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Kukah, has condemned the killing of a female student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto. Deborah Samuel was burnt to death after she was accused of insulting Prophet Muhammad (SAW), during a heated argument with fellow students.  In a statement on Friday May 12, Bishop Kukah, called for calm over the incident, saying it had nothing to do with religion. "I have just received with deep shock the news of the tragedy that occurred in the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, leading to the gruesome murder of Ms Deborah Yakubu, a 200 level Home Economics student today,” the Bishop stated.  "We condemn this incident in the strongest terms and call on the authorities to investigate this tragedy and ...
Sex scandal : Stephanie Otobo hits Apostle Suleman again, drags him on Twitter
Religious, Sex

Sex scandal : Stephanie Otobo hits Apostle Suleman again, drags him on Twitter

The alleged sex scandal between Stephanie Otobo and the General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman is far from being over as Stephanie attacked the pastor again. This time, the Canadian-based singer releases some photos on Twitter, which she alleged were gotten during her alleged intimacy with Suleman. Some years back, Otobo had accused Suleman of having sexual intercourse with her, a report Suleman vehemently denied. Otobo was later to appear in Suleman’s church to confess that the Apostle never had any relationship with her and that it was a set up. The latest development on Twitter has reignited old battle as she claimed that Suleman actually had relationship with her. “This man has done everything to end my life but God is not dea...
Police arrest Prophet in Edo state over fake prophecy
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Police arrest Prophet in Edo state over fake prophecy

Self-acclaimed Prophet, Benson Nosakhare has been arrested by the police for allegedly defrauding members of the public.  Nosakhare was arrested after one of his victims, Mr Osamudiamen Thompson petitioned the Commissioner of Police, Edo State, alleging that he was hypnotised and his car collected by the suspect. A statement released by Edo police spokesperson, SP Bello Kontongs reads;  “The operatives of Edo State Police Command on 03/05/2022 arrested a fraudster masquerading as prophet Benson Nosakhare ‘M’ who prey on gullible members of the public through the use of false prophecy and divine pronouncements.“One of his victims Mr. Osamudiamen Thompson ‘M’ of Osemwenkhae Street, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City in a petition addressed to the Commissioner...
“Are you a hired assassin?- Clergyman Mike Bamiloye asks ladies who dress seductively and dance sensually in church
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“Are you a hired assassin?- Clergyman Mike Bamiloye asks ladies who dress seductively and dance sensually in church

Clergyman, Mike Bamiloye, has posed a question to ladies who dress seductively to church and then dance sensually as well. In hia post he shared on Instagram, he asked if these ladies are ''hired assassins". Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
CAN dissociates itself from Pastor asking for N310k for trip to heaven
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CAN dissociates itself from Pastor asking for N310k for trip to heaven

The Christian Association of Nigeria in Kaduna State has dissociated itself from Pastor Ade Abrahaman, the cleric allegedly asking for N310,000 to take his members to heaven.  Kaduna state CAN Chairman, Reverend John Hayab in a statement released on Tuesday May 3, said they don't know the Pastor nor the location as well as the name of the church in any part of the 23 local government areas of the state. He described Ade as a "faceless character who can easily give the Christian faith a bad name especially as the body of Christians in the state cannot even trace his whereabouts or information about the church in the state." Hayab who wondered why such a pastor would exist in the state without anybody or the association knowing him, ...
Deeper Life excommunicates 60-year-old member over alleged rape of 12-yr-old girl
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Deeper Life excommunicates 60-year-old member over alleged rape of 12-yr-old girl

Deeper Life Bible Church in Anambra state has excommunicated a 60-year-old man identified as Boniface Onyekwere for parading himself as a pastor of the church following an alleged attempt to rape a 12-year-old girl. This was made known in a disclaimer signed by the State Overseer, Pastor Jude Chukwuocha, and dated April 26, 2022, In the disclaimer, Pastor Jude noted that Onyekwere was not a pastor or worker in any Deeper Life church in Anambra State. Onyekwere was arrested by the Anambra State Police Command on charges of attempted rape of a minor who was entrusted in his care earlier this month. The 12-year-old girl had reportedly jumped from a storey building to escape being allegedly defiled by Onyekwere in Awka on April 7, 2022. The church stated...
Trailblazing Catholic priest who was a civil rights hero is accused of molesting boy in the 1970s
Crime, Religious

Trailblazing Catholic priest who was a civil rights hero is accused of molesting boy in the 1970s

A trailblazing Catholic priest has been accused of sexually abusing a boy aged 7 in the 70s Rev. George Clements, who was a civil rights hero to many African American Catholics, was accused Tuesday, April 26, in an $800,000 settlement reached with the Archdiocese of Chicago, according to a lawyer for the boy. Rev. Clements was the pastor of the Holy Angels Church in Chicago when he allegedly began preying on the then 7-year-old boy in 1974, according to the accuser’s attorney, Mitchell Garabedian. The alleged abuse, which happened at least 20 times until 1979 when the boy turned 12, took place in the church rectory, in Clements’ car, and while on a camping trip, the lawyer said. "It was the worst you could imagine," Garabedian said of the alleged abuse during a n...
Olubadan’s wife, Olori Joyce Anene Balogun converts to Islam
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Olubadan’s wife, Olori Joyce Anene Balogun converts to Islam

Olori Joyce Anene Balogun, wife of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Mohood Balogun, has embraced Islam. The Olori was converted to Islam during a Ramadan Lecture held on Monday, April 25, at Ibadan Central Praying Ground under the Chairmanship of Honourable Ibraheem Akintayo.  The Grand Imam of Oyo state, Sheikh Abdul Ganiyy Abubakry Agbotomokekere I, confirmed the news in a statement on Facebook, adding that the queen's new name is Khadijah Mahood Lekan Balogun.  "Olori Joyce Mahood Lekan Balogun {Olori Olubadan of Ibadanland} embraced Islam by The Grand Imam of Oyo State His Eminence Sheikh Abdul Ganiyy Abubakry Agbotomokekere at Ibadan North East Local Government Ramadan Lecture held at Ibadan Central Praying Ground {Yidi Agodi Gate Ibadan}under the Chairman...
Any architect or accountant without a job is not because of the devil. They lack integrity – Pastor Ibiyeomie {VIDEO}
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Any architect or accountant without a job is not because of the devil. They lack integrity – Pastor Ibiyeomie {VIDEO}

Clergyman, David Ibiyeomie, has said that any architect or accountant that doesn't have a job isn't because of the devil but because they lack integrity. Speaking during a church service recently, Ibiyeomie said; ''Any builder not getting jobs is not the devil. It is integrity that is your problem. All architects, all builders, civil engineers, if you are not getting jobs..there are too many jobs. It is not because there is no jobs, You lack integrity. You are so good...anybody that is good and is not getting jobs...any accountant that is not employed lacks integrity. The first qualification of an accountant is integrity. The second qualification is integrity, the third is integrity. Not ICAN. An accountant's qualification is not ICAN. ICAN without integrity, you are in the...
DRAMA : Nigerian Pastor allegedly charges his members N310k to ‘fly them to heaven’ {VIDEO}
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DRAMA : Nigerian Pastor allegedly charges his members N310k to ‘fly them to heaven’ {VIDEO}

A Nigerian Pastor identified as Ade Abraham of Christ High Commission Ministry, also known as Royal Christ Assembly, Kaduna State, is making headlines after being accused of convincing his church members to relocate to a camp in Ekiti State with him in order to “prepare for the end of the world” and also allegedly charging them N310k to 'fly them to heaven'. A church member told FIJ that Pastor Abraham first relocated to Ekiti State from Kaduna State, where he was formerly based, in 2020. Upon returning to Kaduna State in April, he allegedly asked members of his church to pay him N310,000 before they would be allowed to follow him to Omuo-Ekiti, where “the gate of heaven will open for all of them to fly to heaven”. He allegedly assured his members that&n...
Attacking the church is like Land Rover hitting mountain: Oyedepo warns
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Attacking the church is like Land Rover hitting mountain: Oyedepo warns

Bishop David Oyedepo of the Winners Chapel has warned those who attack the church as a pastime, to desist from doing so. He said their fate will be like the Land Rover attempting to hit a mountain. “Its rubber bumper will scatter”, Oyedepo said at Faith Tabernacle, Canaanland First Service on Sunday. On Saturday, the respected priest had spoken on a similar theme, saying he will never be caught preaching or teaching against any church, till Jesus comes. “Every persecution of any church persecution of Christ. Every troubler of his church earns tribulation for himself”, he said at the Covenant Hour of Prayer. He then added: “God has his apostles, Satan also has his apostles, who represents him bodily”. On Sunday, Oyedepo spoke on the theme divine favour. He said fav...
“The Masters Key is from Heaven but it’s not for sale, meet me at the mountains” – Popular Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin reveals {VIDEO}
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“The Masters Key is from Heaven but it’s not for sale, meet me at the mountains” – Popular Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin reveals {VIDEO}

Warri-based Christ Mercyland Church otherwise called Mercy City will later this April stage war against stagnation and suffering as thousands of people are expected to gather at the April edition of ‘My Master Key’. Founder of the church, billionaire prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin, who disclosed this in a release made available on the church’s official YouTube channel decried the level of suffering in the land. Fufeyin, insisted that it was high time that people take their destinies by the horn and fight against hardship which has been associated with their historical background. The programme which is expected to hold from 27th to 30th of this month according to him would mark the end of suffering and stagnation in the life of the participants, adding that God would grant to peopl...
No Ghanaian or Black man will go to heaven — Prophet Agya Dan {VIDEO}
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No Ghanaian or Black man will go to heaven — Prophet Agya Dan {VIDEO}

Founder and head of Power Revelation Chapel,  Prophet Daniel Kwaateng also known as Agya Dan has stated that no Black man will be allowed to enter heaven.  Kwaateng said this while preaching to his congregation. He asserted categorically that no Black man, nor even preachers of the word of God, whether they were ordained as a Bishop, Prophet, or Archbishop, would be permitted to enter the kingdom of God. Watch the video below... https://www.instagram.com/tv/CccnNNGvx4J/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
“We will not change religion for 28 days” Qatar warns those who intend to display LGBTQ lifestyle at the World Cup to stay away
Religious, Sports

“We will not change religion for 28 days” Qatar warns those who intend to display LGBTQ lifestyle at the World Cup to stay away

LGTBQ couples and activists have been warned not to display the lifestyle or rainbow flags at the World Cup in Qatar, to protect them from being attacked for promoting gay rights. A senior leader overseeing security for the tournament told The Associated Press that rainbow flags could be taken from fans at the World Cup. Major General Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Ansari insisted that LGBTQ couples would be welcomed and accepted in Qatar for the November 21-December 18 FIFA showpiece despite same-sex relations remaining criminalised in the conservative Gulf nation. However, Al Ansari is against the overt promotion of LGBTQ freedoms as symbolised by the rainbow flag that FIFA and World Cup organisers had previously said would be welcome across Qatar’s eight stadiums. Al Ansari told...
Catholic groups pushes to ban release of new lesbian nun film say ‘It offends God and countless Catholics all over the world’
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Catholic groups pushes to ban release of new lesbian nun film say ‘It offends God and countless Catholics all over the world’

The Catholic church in Ireland is seeking a ban on the release of a new film featuring a lesbian nun, because it 'offends God' The movie named Benedetta, was directed by 'Basic Instinct' director Paul Verhoeven and film company Mubi, and is set to be released on April 15 – aka Good Friday. The film tells the story of a real-life 17th-century woman who becomes entangled in an affair with another nun in her convent, before their romance is discovered by the church. The movie also appears to be marked by stigmata – the miraculous appearance of Jesus Christ’s wounds on a person’s body. Loosely based on a true story, director Paul set his film on the 1986 non-fiction book Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy. The chosen release date of the fi...
Church workers are priority in Mercy City – Billionaire prophet Fufeyin insists 
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Church workers are priority in Mercy City – Billionaire prophet Fufeyin insists 

In an attempt to fulfil biblical stand on the treatment of workers, especially on the command of not muzzling an ox while it is treading out the grain and the need to give workers the wages they deserve, Warri based billionaire prophet, Jeremiah Fufeyin has said Christ Mercy Land Church will not relent in prioritizing the welfare of its workers. In fact, Fufeyin, who believe that members should get back part of the tithes they have been paying, stressed that hardworking people do not only deserve commendable but reward for diligence towards service. According to a report released by the church and made available to journalists, the church has offered close to half a billion naira in cash and vehicle gifts aimed at assuaging the challenges the workers were facing. &nbs...
Pastor carries out deliverance by scooping water into his mouth and spitting it on his members {VIDEO}
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Pastor carries out deliverance by scooping water into his mouth and spitting it on his members {VIDEO}

A video which shows a Pastor conducting a bizzare unorthodox deliverance has gone viral online. In the video, the Pastor was seen scooping water into his mouth from a bowl and spitting it on his members as they walk by.  Twitter user, @chukwunaeduya  who shared the video wrote;  ”This is just the beginning from this continent (#Africa) i am from. what mode of deliverance is this kwanu . John the baptist no do like this ooo.” https://www.instagram.com/tv/CcOAU8nOQSi/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Divorce is not allowed under any condition but it is better to be alive and there is no marriage than for you to die because of marriage – Pastor Paul Enenche says {VIDEO}
Marriage, Religious

Divorce is not allowed under any condition but it is better to be alive and there is no marriage than for you to die because of marriage – Pastor Paul Enenche says {VIDEO}

Clergyman and senior pastor of Dunamis Church, Pastor Paul Enenche, has said that although divorce is not allowed under any condition, he believes that it is better to be alive and unmarried than to die because of marriage. In a throwback video that is making the rounds on social media, the clergyman who is said to be the pastor of gospel singer Late Osinachi Nwachukwu, said instead of a man killing a woman who he is not in love with anymore, he should just hand her back to her father. In his words ''My counsel to anybody. If you don't love anybody's daughter, instead of killing them, hand them back to their father. Divorce is not allowed under any condition but this is what I believe. It is better to be alive and there is no marriage than for you to die because of ...
Ramadan: Kebbi state government reduces working hours for Civil servants
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Ramadan: Kebbi state government reduces working hours for Civil servants

The Kebbi State government has reduced the working hours for the state workers by one hour, due to the Ramadan fast. A statement released by the state acting Head of Service, Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena on Wednesday, said that workers are expected to start work from 8 am and close at 3 pm from Mondays to Thursdays, while the working hours for Fridays are from 8 am to 12 noon. “This gesture by Gov. Atiku Bagudu is in line with the established tradition of the state and in consideration that the reduced working hour could cushion the effect of fasting on civil servants in this Holy Month of Ramadan,” he said Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHA...
Insecurity : Nigeria never had it this bad -Onaiyekan, Kwande
Religious, Security

Insecurity : Nigeria never had it this bad -Onaiyekan, Kwande

Two Nigerian elders, the Metropolitan Archbishop Emeritus of the Abuja Catholic Diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan and Ambassador Yahaya Kwande have urged President Buhari to act on the worsening insecurity in the country. The elders spoke in separate interviews with Daily Trust. Onaiyekan said the spate of insecurity is a surprise to almost everybody and that citizens are all unable to understand what is happening. “We cannot understand that the authorities have not been able to put it under control. I think most Nigerians have this sense of ‘we don’t know what is happening’. “We have lived in this country for some time and have been able to move around. This is the first time we are having this kind of situation where you don’t even know how to move anywhere. “The inter...
JUST IN : Catholic priests and reverend sisters join protest against economic crisis in Sri Lanka
Government, Religious

JUST IN : Catholic priests and reverend sisters join protest against economic crisis in Sri Lanka

Catholic priests and reverend sisters in Sri Lanka have joined the ongoing protest against the economic crisis in the country. Recall that several ministers and the central bank governor in Sri Lanka resigned over protests in the country due to fuel scarcity and economic hardship (read here). Though the President of the country declared a state of emergency and imposed curfew in parts of the city to curtail the protests, which have now turned violent, this did not stop protesters, who defied the curfew and continued to take to the streets to call for the President's resignation. Now, ordained Catholic priests and reverend sisters have joined the protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos show the priests and sisters dressed in their religious habits while carrying placards...
You are a goat Sir- Leke Adeboye, son of RCCG General Overseer Pastor E.A Adeboye, slams erring pastors of the church
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You are a goat Sir- Leke Adeboye, son of RCCG General Overseer Pastor E.A Adeboye, slams erring pastors of the church

Leke Adeboye, the son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, has taken to his IG page to slam erring pastors of the church. Every Thanksgiving Sunday which is the first Sunday of every month, all RCCG pastors are expected to hook up with their National Headquarters where the General Overseer, Pastor E. A. Adeboye, will deliver a sermon. His sermon is expected to be the only sermon for that Sunday. However, in some parishes of the church, some pastors go-ahead to share their own messages after the GO must have spent 30 to 45 minutes delivering his own sermon.  In a post shared on his IG page this morning, Leke frowned at such pastors and went on to refer to them as goats.While some members of the church applauded him for speak...
UPDATE : Abuja Chief Iman, Sheikh Nuru Khalid disengaged from National Assembly Mosque for his ‘non-remorseful attitude’ over ‘anti-govt’ sermon
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UPDATE : Abuja Chief Iman, Sheikh Nuru Khalid disengaged from National Assembly Mosque for his ‘non-remorseful attitude’ over ‘anti-govt’ sermon

Update: Abuja Chief Iman, Sheikh Nuru Khalid disengaged from National Assembly Mosque for his The Apo Legislators' Quarter Central Mosque’s Committee has removed Sheikh Nuru Khalid as Chief Imam of the mosque. Recall that the cleric was suspended by the steering committee for criticizing the federal government’s handling of security issues in the country. The Imam, in his sermon, had criticized the president for failure to visit Kaduna over the daring terrorist attack, adding that condemnation wasn’t enough. Reacting to his suspension, the Sheikh said he was unperturbed, vowing to continue speaking the truth. "God is the most powerful. He gives (enthrones) and takes away power (dethrones) from whomever He wishes." the clric said. In a letter dated Monday,...
The Priest’s War: Catholic community calls on YouTube to pull down controversial movie
Movies, Religious

The Priest’s War: Catholic community calls on YouTube to pull down controversial movie

Ugochukwu Favour-Mayor, producer of  the controversial Nollywood movie on YouTube, The Priest’s War, otherwise known as ‘The Cathedral’ which recently caught the attention  of the leader of the Catholic church, Pope Francis, has revealed why he made the movie, saying “it’s a true life story that needs to be documented.” In a chat with Whispers, Ugochukwu  said  the incident happened in Ahiara, Mbaise in Imo State, where he hails , and as a son of the soil, he owes it as a duty to document  the story for prosperity. “This is a true life story. But as a creative individual, I had to add a twist to it for viewers to watch and enjoy. Certain events are not specific to exactly how it happened. But I managed to use the theme to create something that viewers wo...
Ramadan: Al-Habibiyyah To Feed 2,000 Muslims, Others Daily
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Ramadan: Al-Habibiyyah To Feed 2,000 Muslims, Others Daily

. . The Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society has said it has commenced daily free Ramadan feeding for 2,000 persons with a view of maximising the rewards of the holy month. The chief imam of the society, Fuad Adeyemi, disclosed this while rolling out the Ramadan activities of the society at its 19 National Unity Ramadan Lecture on Sunday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2022 Ramadan lecture has the theme: “Ramadan Shaping Leadership”. Adeyemi said the theme was chosen to reflect the happenings around, adding that the issue of leadership in Nigeria could never be overemphasised. He said, “We are here once again to unbundle our basket of activities for the holy month of Ramadan. One of the contents of the basket is the award-winning food programme. ...
The message i got after the death of his son that made it easier to deal with the grief – Adeboye reveals
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The message i got after the death of his son that made it easier to deal with the grief – Adeboye reveals

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has revealed how he was able to overcome his grief over the death of his son. Pastor Dare Adeboye died in May 2021. Speaking on Friday, April 1, during the church's April 2022 Holy Ghost Service, Adeboye recalled a message he got from a spiritual daughter while grieving that turned the tide. Adeboye, while speaking on the theme of "Signs and Wonders", said children are proof that God is a Miracle Worker, a Covenant-Keeper, a Burden-Bearer and the Defence of the Defenceless. He said: "When I lost my son last year, then I was deeply in sorrow, I got a text from one of my daughters that suddenly turned the tide. What she wrote was simply this: "Daddy, let God carry you." He added th...
Buhari urges muslim elites feed the poor as Ramadan begins
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Buhari urges muslim elites feed the poor as Ramadan begins

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined world leaders in welcoming the month of Ramadan, the month of fasting and intense devotion for Muslims. The president made his feelings known in a message to Nigerians and Muslims all over the world. The statement was released by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on Friday in Abuja. According to the president, the fasting period offers a unique opportunity to “feel the hunger experienced by the poor so as to feel what it is like to be deprived and marginalised. “Muslims should seek greater personal discipline, which is necessary for the realization of a great nation.” He advised Muslim elite against food waste and extravagant spending while others face hunger and destitution, urging that they should care for their neighbours, th...
Sultan Announces Sighting Of Moon, Ramadan Begins Saturday
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Sultan Announces Sighting Of Moon, Ramadan Begins Saturday

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced the sighting of moon, signifying the commencement of Ramadan on Saturday. Sultan made the announcement in a telecast and it was also announced on the Twitter handle of the NSCIA. “Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, Alhamdu Lillah, the crescent of Ramadan 1443H has been sighted at some locations in Nigeria,” the tweet read. In a telecast monitored by one of our correspondents, Sultan said fasting would commence on Saturday. He said, “Based on the reports sent to us on the sighting of the moon for month of Ramadan 1443. Therefore today (Friday) mark the end of Sha’aban. Tomorrow, in sha Allahu, we would s...
Christian Association Of Nigeria declares 3-day fasting
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Christian Association Of Nigeria declares 3-day fasting

The Christian Association Of Nigeria (CAN) in Oyo has declared a three-day fasting and prayer ahead of the Easter celebrations. The state Chairman of CAN, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday in Ibadan. Akinyemiju said that all Christians in the state would be expected to participate in the exercise to take place from April 7 to April 9. He called for intensified prayers, particularly for peace and security in Oyo State and Nigeria as a whole. “May the Lord hearken unto our voices and accept our supplications,” he said. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://yo...
It’s time to change bad leaders. All Christians should vote in 2023 – CAN President Ayokunle
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It’s time to change bad leaders. All Christians should vote in 2023 – CAN President Ayokunle

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has called on Nigerians, especially from the South to produce a Christian candidate to take over the mantle of leadership in 2023. Ayokunle made the call at the 53rd ministerial anniversary and dedication of a church auditorium of the Christ Revival Church, Molete in Ibadan, Oyo State. “Let me urge all Christians in this auditorium and tell other Nigerians; you are crying about bad leadership in Nigeria. It’s another time for you to change the bad leaders by your votes.You are saying you don’t want bad leadership, especially in Nigeria, we are looking for diligent people who can direct and rule Nigeria the way the masses will appreciate better.This is another opportunity for us by your votes. Anybo...
No policy of any government under heaven can rule over my faith – Bishop Oyedepo speaks against gay marriage
Marriage, Religious

No policy of any government under heaven can rule over my faith – Bishop Oyedepo speaks against gay marriage

Bishop Oyedepo has once again condemned gay marriages. Speaking to clergymen at a conference recently, Oyedepo who is the senior pastor of Living Faith Church said God created men and women for a purpose which is to replenish the earth. He frowned at gay marriages saying anyone who dares to conduct same-sex marriage in his church will not make heaven. According to him, no policy of government under heaven can rule over his faith. In his words Don't say I believe the whole bible. Specifically what are the fundamental things you believe? Do you believe in the sceond coming of our Lord Jesus Christ? Do you believe in the second coming? you believe in rapture? You believe in marriage between man and woman? not between female and female, man and man? Till Jesus comes, anyo...
The catholic church has the most organized structure on the earth – Oyedepo
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The catholic church has the most organized structure on the earth – Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo has said that the Catholic Church has done a good job in terms of putting up a structure to run the church system. Speaking to other men of God recently, the Senior Pastor of the Living Faith church opined that the Catholic church is the longest organized system on earth. In his words ''In my own view, the Catholic has done a good job in terms of structure.  An extremely good job. Amazing good job. Where you can sit down and pull out materials of 50-60 years ago, in its original form. How many of us in ministry today can pull out materials from 10 years? It (The catholic church) is known to be the longest, organised system on the earth. About 2000 years in existence.And then came the major protestant, the Church of England. They made a good deal...
MercyCity raises alarm over attempted case of child dumping in church
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MercyCity raises alarm over attempted case of child dumping in church

MercyCity raises alarm over attempted case of child dumping in church Popular billionaire prophet, Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, who is the founder and head prophet of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (CMDM), Warri, has raised the alarm of repeated attempts by some mothers and guardians to dumped their babies in church. Fufeyin, who decried the development after a woman was exposed trying to dump her baby in the church, stated that the development has been ongoing. According to him, while most culprits engage in the act possibly to gain favour, the growing cases of the attempt could turned around to tarnish the good image of the church. Speaking on the situation in a video posted on the church’s official Facebook account, after church workers had brought forward a baby ...
Hillsong megachurch founder resigns over ‘misconduct’ after internal probe revealed he acted inappropriately towards two women
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Hillsong megachurch founder resigns over ‘misconduct’ after internal probe revealed he acted inappropriately towards two women

Hillsong megachurch founder resigns over ?misconduct? after internal probe revealed he acted inappropriately towards two women Australia’s biggest evangelical church said on Wednesday March 23, that its founder had resigned after acting inappropriately toward two women. Hillsong Church said an internal investigation into complaints from two women had found that its global senior pastor, Brian Houston, had breached worshippers’ trust. In the first, Mr Houston sent text messages while “under the influence of sleeping tablets” to a female staff member, who subsequently resigned, the church said in a statement. “If I was with you, I’d like to kiss and cuddle you,” he wrote, according to a church letter leaked to ABC News. In the second, he knocked on the hotel room door...
I’ve never slept with a woman since 2013 – Celebrity preacher Robert Burale
Religious, Sex

I’ve never slept with a woman since 2013 – Celebrity preacher Robert Burale

I?ve never slept with a woman since 2013 - Celebrity preacher Robert Burale Kenyan celebrity preacher, Robert Burale has revealed that he has not slept with a woman since 2013. Admitting that sex is important in marriages in an interview with a local publication, he however stated that it is not everything. Burale revealed that he is celibate and has not slept with a woman since his marriage crumbled in 2013. He said; “Sex is very important in marriage even for us born again believers but it’s not everything. I have been celibate since my marriage ended in 2013. But it is God”
Pastor justifies snatching a married woman from her husband by saying
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Pastor justifies snatching a married woman from her husband by saying

A Pastor has justified snatching a married woman from her husband after he (husband) cried out. A local Kenyan daily had reported that David Makori claimed that Bishop Charles Maloba of Power Pentecost Church stole his wife, a member of the church choir, three months ago and is now staying with her at an unknown place in Kajiado. Makori also said efforts to reconcile with the wife with whom he has a child with, had been in vain. He disclosed that his wife told him that they can’t be together again because she had already fallen in love with the man of God who is also married to another woman. The heartbroken man told The Nairobian; “I can’t understand how a married church bishop can snatch someone’s wife. “It seems the bishop liked her performance in the choir that ...
Arsenal and Ghanaian midfielder, Thomas Partey converts to Islam
Lifestyle, Religious

Arsenal and Ghanaian midfielder, Thomas Partey converts to Islam

Arsenal and Ghanaian midfielder, Thomas Partey converts to Islam Ghana international and Arsenal midfielder, Thomas Partey has converted to Islam after months of studying the religion at his base in England. The 28-year-old is yet to confirm his switch in religions, but reports widespread on social media have stated he is now a Muslim. In a photo posted on Twitter, spotted by Sports Brief, the deputy Black Stars captain is seen with an Iman as he gladly accepts the religion. Arsenal and Ghanaian midfielder, Thomas Partey converts to Islam The 28-year-old midfielder joined English side Arsenal from Atletico Madrid of Spain in 2020. He has scored two goals in 57 matches for the Gunners. Partey is currently preparing to join the Ghana national team in the playoffs s...
Gospel singer Tim Godfrey finally unveils his fiancee’s face
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Gospel singer Tim Godfrey finally unveils his fiancee’s face

Gospel singer Tim Godfrey finally unveils his fiancee Gospel singer Tim Godfrey has finally unveiled his fiancee's face after their engagement. Recall that weeks ago after announcing their engagement, Godfrey only showed off their engagement ring. In a new Instagram post he shared, the gospel singer wrote; Just take a look at the person I get to do Lifeeee with!!! @ericakatrina_ , you’re My greatest reward from God! I Love you My still waters Gospel singer Tim Godfrey finally unveils his fiancee
Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin touched lives with N10million (Watch Video)
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Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin touched lives with N10million (Watch Video)

Over N10 million cash gift was provided by Warri-based billionaire prophet, Jeremiah Fufeyin, to save families, mainly his followers from prevailing financial challenges in these hard times.The fund was provided through the Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin Foundation, a subsidiary of the prophet?s church; Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, located in Warri Delta State. Most of the beneficiaries, had a series of financial challenges ranging from payment of hospital bills, school fees, career support, business start-up, burial and others. Papa J as he is fondly called known for his philanthropy, Fufeyin noted that there was need� for well meaning Nigerians to support the masses in assuaging the current economic challenges. According to him, God has only blessed him so tha...
Are you a virgin yourself? – Nigerian Catholic priest asks men who want to marry virgins
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Are you a virgin yourself? – Nigerian Catholic priest asks men who want to marry virgins

Malawi-based Nigerian Catholic priest, Fr. Kelvin Ugwu has questioned men who want to marry virgins.  "You want to marry a virgin, are you a virgin yourself?" the missionary priest asked. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
Adeboye visits Oyedepo’s $200m Ark Legacy Project
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Adeboye visits Oyedepo’s $200m Ark Legacy Project

General Overseer of RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has visited Canaanland in Ota, Ogun state to see the Ark Legacy Project of David Oyedepo’s Living Faith Church. The visit occurred on 11 March. Pastor Steve Ogah of the Winners Chapel thanked for the visit and his love and goodwill. “We were glad you visited us at the ongoing project site for The Legacy Ark Project (TALP)”, Ogah wrote on Facebook. The Ark, an ultra-modern church auditorium, will accommodate 109,345 worshippers. Its building commenced in March last year. The Project will cost well over $200 million on completion, according to a report by Church Gist. The Living Faith Church is also Building 2000 churches all over Nigeria in 2022 after completing 1,050 in 2021. Oyedepo’s new church is slightly smalle...
Canon Ebo sacked for impregnating woman seeking healing
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Canon Ebo sacked for impregnating woman seeking healing

Authorities of the Anglican Diocese on the Niger has dismissed one of its priests, Rev Canon Lumenkriti Ebo, for impregnating a woman who came to his Church in search of spiritual healing. Instead he offered the woman ‘sexual healing’. The church accused Ebo of impregnating the lady after telling her in his adoration ministry that she had to sleep with him to get healing. The priest was also accused by the church of accommodating his legal wife outside of her matrimonial home. Bishop on the Niger, Rt. Rev Owen Nwokolo withdrew the ordination licence of Ebo over the acts that he said are capable of undermining the reputation of the church. But Ebo, who was running the adoration ministry at Umunya in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State, fought back. He accused N...
JUST IN : Anglican Church sacks priest for impregnating helpe-seeking woman
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JUST IN : Anglican Church sacks priest for impregnating helpe-seeking woman

WAR of words is raging between authorities of the Anglican Diocese on the Niger and one of its priests, Rev Canon Lumenkriti Ebo, who was recently sacked for alleged immoral acts. While the church accused Ebo of impregnating a lady who went to his adoration ministry by telling her she had to sleep with him to get healing, Ebo also accused the church of taking his legally married wife and accommodating her outside her matrimonial home. The battle came to a head when the bishop withdrew the ordination license of Ebo over alleged immoral acts capable of undermining the reputation of the church. Until the withdrawal of his ordination license recently, Ebo was running an adoration ministry at Umunya in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. The embattled priest also last w...
Pope Francis approves retirement of Archbishop Obinna
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Pope Francis approves retirement of Archbishop Obinna

Archbishop Anthony Obinna His Holiness Pope Francis has approved the voluntary retirement of His Grace Anthony JV Obinna as Archbishop of Owerri Archdiocese. Pope Francis appoints His Lordship Bishop Lucius Ugorji, Bishop of Umuahia diocese as Archbishop of Owerri Archdiocese and the head of Owerri Metropolitan See. The Papal Nuncio broke the news at the ongoing First 2022 Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria ( CBCN) Plenary at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Abuja. The details of other ecclesiastical postings will be made known as the full content of His Holiness letter is known. Confirming his retirement as Archbishop of Owerri Archdiocese, His Grace Obinna told the Nation on Sunday that the news of his voluntary retirement has been approved by His Holiness Pop...