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Archbishop tasks CAN, PFN to intensify prayers to end killings

Newly Consecrated Archbishop and Founder, Power Ground Chapel Divine Confidence Assembly Incorporated, Archbishop (Dr.) Benson Nosakhare, on Monday, called on the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) to intensify their prayers for God to intervene in the unabated killings now ravaging the country.

Clerics mourn CAN secretary Musa Asake

Some clerics have described as a huge gap in the Christendom, the death, on Friday, of the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Musa Asake.

Ogun government screens intending pilgrims

The seven-man Committee set up to screen intending pilgrims from Ogun State for the April/May pilgrimage exercise, have concluded its assignment, with assurance that it will not relent in curbing activities of fake pilgrims with ulterior motives.

Catholic Bishop: President Buhari’s visit to Lagos a slap on Nigerian Christians

The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend Dr. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s two-day trip to Lagos State during a Christian celebrations as a slap on the face of Nigerian Christians.

Pope Francis baptizes Nigerian ‘migrant hero’ who disarmed Italian thief

Pope Francis on Saturday led an Easter vigil service, baptizing eight adults, including a formerly undocumented Nigerian migrant beggar who became a hero when he disarmed an Italian thief wielding a cleaver.

Anglican bishop urges Christians to preach gospel undaunted

Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Right Reverend Geoffrey Okorafor, has encouraged Christian adherents to be consistent in their belief.

Governor Bello apologises to Christians, Catholic Bishops

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Tuesday once again apologised to Catholic Bishops and the entire Christendom over his February 9 comments on the visit of Catholic Bishops to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa.

JNI criticises CAN over statements on herdsmen violence

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has strongly criticised the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria over a statement by the latter’s spokesperson.

Christmas: PDP chair Uche Secondus urges Nigerians to pray for end of President Buhari’s...

The National Chairman the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has charged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Christmas to offer special prayers for an end to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it is obvious that they are not moving the country in the right direction.

Yuletide: IGP Ibrahim Idris orders water tight security in churches, parks, others

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered a water-tight security across the country to ensure a hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Don’t toy with clamour for restructuring – Cleric tells President Buhari

The Federal Government has been advised not to toy with the issue of restructuring currently being canvassed by a cross section of Nigerians, as it remains the only hope for a united, peace and stronger nation.

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