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PFN calls for peace, level playing field in Edo, Ondo polls

Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.
The U.S. Justice Department has filed a statement in support of a church that is challenging the state of Virginia’s ban on gatherings of more than ten people.

Controversy as Lagos churches reopen today

But while Catholics, Methodists, Anglicans and the leadership of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, in the state are resuming services, two senior clerics, Pastors Tunde Bakare and Chris Okotie, are asking their members to continue to worship from home.

Eid-el-Fitr: PFN congratulates Sultan, Muslims

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria on Sunday congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III and all Muslims in Nigeria on the occasion of this year’s Eid-al-Fitr.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu, federal agencies donate palliatives to vulnerable church groups

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Tertiary Education Trust (TET) Fund, has donated some food items to four major church groups in Enugu State, for onward distribution to their vulnerable and poor members.

PFN demand re-opening of churches

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Edo State chapter, yesterday called on the state government to re-open churches in the state for normal activities saying the opening of churches would complement government’s efforts creating awareness about the pandemic.

PFN begs pastors not to open churches for services on Sunday

The Osun Chapter of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has appealed to pastors in the state not to open their Churches for service on Sunday, March 29.

PFN declares three days fasting, prayer

The Osun Chapter of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has declared three days of sit-at-home prayers and fasting programme against COVID – 19.

Churches suspend Sunday services in Osun, hold house fellowships

In compliance with Osun State Government’s order to halt public and religious gatherings to curb the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus, many churches suspended services on Sunday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, graced the End of Year Thanksgiving Service held at the Aso Villa Chapel on Sunday in Abuja.

PFN: VP Osinbajo an ambassador for Christian community

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has congratulated the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on the 63rd anniversary of his birth, thanking God for his life and the indelible contributions he has made in the development of the nation and the church in Nigeria.

PFN leader seeks federal government’s intervention for almajiris

Former Chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Bauchi chapter, Reverend Okafor Emefesi, has urged the Federal government to provide housing, education and feeding for disenchanted children, majority of whom are under the Islamic almajiri scheme.

PFN, Northern governors condemn killing of CAN chairman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has condemned the gruesome killing of the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, after refusing a ransom of N50 million.

Powerlifters boycott camp ahead of 2020 Olympics qualifiers

The camp of Powerlifters is in disarray as some athletes have sworn not to report to camp ahead of the Powerlifting World Cup billed for Abuja which serves as qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics.

PFN: Why we are against new marriage certificate law

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has described the newly introduced marriage certificate law by the federal government as exploitative and an attempt to commercialize Christian marriages in the country.
German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, whose record-setting crusades led him to be nicknamed “the Billy Graham of Africa,” died Saturday at age 79.

President Buhari, CAN, PFN mourn demise of Reinhard Bonnke

“It is with sorrow that the Bonnke family would like to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 7, 2019,” it stated.

PFN kicks against UNN seminar on witchcraft

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the proposed conference on witches scheduled to hold this week at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

2020 Paralympics: I‘m pregnant with medals – Lauritta Onye

Lauritta Onye, a 2016 Paralympics shot put gold medallist, on Saturday, said would deliver world record title for Nigeria in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games billed for Japan.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Governor Akeredolu: How we are tackling security challenges in South-west

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said governors in the South-west geopolitical zone are responding comprehensively to various security challenges as they surface.

Insecurity: PFN urges Southeast governors to sit up

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has urged the five Southeast governors to take drastic measures towards providing adequate security for the people.

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The Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Babalola Obilana, made the disclosure during a meeting with the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) and insurance companies at Alausa, Ikeja.

Lagos pays over N1 billion retirement benefit bonds to 259 retirees

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had remitted over N1 billion as accrued pension rights of 259 retirees for the month of July.
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Jigawa govt distributes palliatives to over 40,000 households

The Jigawa State Government on Tuesday launched the distribution of palliatives to 42,312 poor and most vulnerable households in the state.
According to a statement issued in Abuja by the President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, Most Rev. Augustine Akubeze, the body warned against politicians politicizing the killings.

Why Southern Kaduna killings persist – Catholic bishops

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria on Tuesday expressed sadness over the Southern Kaduna killings.

Customs resume e-auction amid complaints of portal inaccessibility

The Nigeria Customs Service resumed the electronic auction of vehicles impounded from smugglers on its web portal but several Nigerians have lamented their inability to participate in the process.

Applicants commend Oyo government on conduct of CBT for job recruitment

Some of the applicants who wrote the Computer Based Test for Oyo State teaching job have commended the state government for its preparedness and adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols in the conduct of the examination.