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Founder of High Tower Prayer Ministry, Ipaja, Lagos State, Prophet Olawale Ikotun, has said that the solution to Nigeria’s problems is prayers.

Cleric: Only prayers can resolve Nigeria’s problems

Founder of High Tower Prayer Ministry, Ipaja, Lagos State, Prophet Olawale Ikotun, has said that the solution to Nigeria’s problems is prayers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari orders Benue, Taraba governors to end Tiv/Jukun killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, and that of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to immediately end the killings and the communal conflict between the Tiv and Jukun, which has claimed hundreds of lives, the most recent being that of a Catholic Priest, Rev Fr David Tanko on Wednesday.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Coza rape saga: Can, Serap, others speak against rape, harassment

Christain bodies, organizations, religious leaders, and notable public figures have lent their voices to speak against rape and harassment after news of rape allegation against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) by Busola Dakolo hit the internet.
Rev. Dr. Augustine Unuigbe, Anglican bishop-elect for the US-based Diocese of the Trinity(ADOTT) of the Church of Nigeria, has been accused of heresy and being a false gospel teacher.

Nigerian Anglican Bishop-elect accused of heresy

Rev. Dr. Augustine Unuigbe, Anglican bishop-elect for the US-based Diocese of the Trinity (ADOTT) of the Church of Nigeria, has been accused of heresy and being a false gospel teacher.

Abuja pastor arrested for rape, sex abuse of teen orphan

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Sunday that they have arrested an Abuja-based pastor for the alleged rape and sexual exploitation of a 16-year-old orphan (name withheld), and impregnating her in the process.

PFN: Nigeria cannot be Islamised

National Publicity Secretary of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Gospel Isong, yesterday, dismissed claims that the country would be Islamised through the proposed establishment of Fulani radio.

Imam: Nigeria is battling state-induced terrorism

The Chief Imam of University of Abuja, Prof Taofeek Abdul-Azeez, has said the series of terrorism acts bedevilling Nigeria “are state-induced.”

CBN: Bauchi women should apply for soft loans to establish, grow businesses

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on women in Bauchi state to apply and access soft loans being given out by the bank to set up business ventures and trades to ensure self sustenance.

Hairdresser commits suicide over disagreements with boyfriend

A resident of Fadausi Street, Ijeshatedo, Lagos State, Kenile Nwabuzor, has killed herself following protracted disagreements between her and her boyfriend identified as David.

Convicted Australia cardinal sentence to be broadcast live

Disgraced Australian Cardinal George Pell, convicted over child sex crimes, will get a second chance to clear his name this June, a court official said Wednesday, if a judge grants his appeal.
Cardinal George Pell (L) makes his way to court in Melbourne on February 27, 2019. – Cardinal George Pell arrived in court, possibly for the last time as a free man, in a last-ditch push to apply for bail after his historic conviction for child sex crimes. (Photo by Asanka Brendon RATNAYAKE / AFP)

Lawyer for Australia’s Pell denies reports he has quit

The lawyer representing disgraced Australian Cardinal George Pell denied reports Tuesday he had quit amid fury at a “perverse” verdict, but his role in the appeal process remains unclear.

Election: Taraba residents boo Governor Ishaku over unfulfilled campaign promises

Irate residents of Kurmi Local Government Area of Taraba State over the weekend reportedly booed Governor Darius Ishaku over unfulfilled campaigns promises he allegedly made in 2015.
The New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos

Valentine’s Day: Afrika Shrine to promote budding artists

The Manager of New Afrika Shrine, Sunday Essien, on Wednesday said that there would be performances by up-and-coming artists to mark St. Valentine’s Day.
Ejike Mbaka, Yemi Osinbajo & Muhammadu Buhari

Father Ejike Mbaka urges Nigerians to support President Buhari to continue the fight against...

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, has sought support for President Muhammad Buhari.

Musa Fomson: Sponsors of Zamfara killings will be exposed

Foremost clergyman, Bishop Musa Fomson, has prophesied that the politicians behind Zamfara killings will be exposed in a matter of weeks.

Minimum wage: Clergy advocates slash in political office holders’ remuneration

Rev. Isaac Gbadero, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna State, on Tuesday advocated a slash in political office holders’ remuneration to comfortably accommodate the N30,000 minimum wage demanded by organised labour.
The founder, Faith Revival Chapel, Bauchi State chapter, Archbishop Charles Yohanna, has said Nigeria could not realise good and hitch free election in 2019 in the absence of peace.

2019: Cleric calls for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians

The founder, Faith Revival Chapel, Bauchi State chapter, Archbishop Charles Yohanna, has said Nigeria could not realise good and hitch free election in 2019 in the absence of peace.

Nigerians ‘too religious’ – Chinese cleric

A representative of the International Assembly (IA) of the True Jesus Church in Nigeria, Pastor Hong-Hsiung Ko, has described Nigerians as “too religious a people” who also have respect for their religious leaders.

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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.