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Oyo Govt. maintained religious balance in composition of Boards of Tertiary Institutions – Makinde’s aide replies MURIC

Oyo Govt. maintained religious balance in composition of Boards of Tertiary Institutions – Makinde’s aide replies MURIC

…says appointment not lopsided The Chief Press Secretary to the governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, has declared that there was no sign of lopsidedness in the composition of Governing Councils of State-owned tertiary institutions announced on Tuesday. A statement by the Governor’s Media aide, which was made available in Ibadan on Thursday, indicated that there ... Read More »

PASTOR OLUKOYA DIRECTS MFM MOVES TO ANOTHER PRAYER RETREAT

PASTOR OLUKOYA DIRECTS MFM MOVES TO ANOTHER PRAYER RETREAT

  The General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) worldwide, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, has directed that members move from the ongoing third session of the 30 Days Prayer Retreat when it ends on Tuesday, 7 July to another session. According to a news release signed by the Chairman, MFM Media Committee, Pastor Oladele Bank-Olemoh, the members will, ... Read More »

Oyetola commiserates with Ajimobi’s family

Oyetola commiserates with Ajimobi’s family

  Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has commiserated with the family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. Oyetola, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, described the former Oyo Governor’s death as unfortunate, painful and a great loss. He said his thoughts and prayers ... Read More »

We have capacity to take up arms against government – Shi’ites

We have capacity to take up arms against government – Shi’ites

Worried about the health and detention of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh El-Zakzaky, his supporters in the Southwest today urged the Federal and Kaduna State Governments to release him and his wife unconditionally. The Southwest Coordinator, Supporters of the IMN leader, Miftahu Zakariya who spoke to reporters in Abuja on El-Zakzaky’s imprisonment said with about ... Read More »

TB JOSHUA: PROPHET NEVER HONOURED AT HOME!  By STEVE OSUJI

TB JOSHUA: PROPHET NEVER HONOURED AT HOME! By STEVE OSUJI

  By STEVE OSUJI FROM EAST AND WEST THEY COME: Let me confess upfront that I am one of those Nigerians who doesn’t honour this prophet. But let me also state that I don’t count one bit. His mega church in the dingy Ikotun-Egbe suburb of Lagos mainland is always filled to the brim anyways – most times with more ... Read More »

Sanwo-olu Postpones Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Indefinitely

Sanwo-olu Postpones Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Indefinitely

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has suspended the reopening of churches and mosques indefinitely. The governor had earlier announced June 19 as the set date for reopening of worship centers before the latest development which may be due to the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic Read More »

‘Noah was on lockdown for 150 days’ — Bakare says his Church may not open till end of the year

‘Noah was on lockdown for 150 days’ — Bakare says his Church may not open till end of the year

Tunde Bakare, the serving overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, says the church he pastors will not be opened “until the coast is clear”. Speaking at the second edition of the virtual 3Gz — Guys, Girls and God — session of the CGCC Legacy Youth Fellowship, Bakare said “government cannot shut the church, ... Read More »

UN -OCHA CONDEMNS BRUTAL KILLING OF OVER 80 CIVILIANS BY BOKO HARAM IN NORTH EASTERN NIGERIAN VILLAGE

UN -OCHA CONDEMNS BRUTAL KILLING OF OVER 80 CIVILIANS BY BOKO HARAM IN NORTH EASTERN NIGERIAN VILLAGE

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Union Nation Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria (UN-OCHA), Mr. Edward Kallon has condemned the recent attack in Felo Community, Gubio Local Area of Borno state by armed terrorists Group which led to the killing of over 80 civilians, and property worth millions of naira looted/destroyed.   This condemnation were contained in a press statement he personally ... Read More »

T.B. JOSHUA: BEAUTY OF HOLINESS, RADIANCE OF LOVE  BY DARE ADEJUMO

T.B. JOSHUA: BEAUTY OF HOLINESS, RADIANCE OF LOVE BY DARE ADEJUMO

  It is never a simple task to dissect a global spiritual personality such as Prophet T.B Joshua. You need to be in a higher etereal realm or be graciously given the grace to do so. TB Joshua as fondly called is a prophet of God with uncommon Christian lifestyles. Such a being cannot but generate some controversies. By his ... Read More »

Borno Killings:PRESIDENT BUHARI CHARGES MILITARY TO EXTRACT HEAVY PRICE FROM TERRORISTS

Borno Killings:PRESIDENT BUHARI CHARGES MILITARY TO EXTRACT HEAVY PRICE FROM TERRORISTS

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDEMNS BOKO HARAM PRIMORDIAL KILLINGS, CHARGES MILITARY TO EXTRACT HEAVY PRICE FROM TERRORISTS As news of one the most brutal terrorist attacks on innocent people emerged from the Northeast, President Muhammadu Buhari said he is deeply shocked by the brutal killing of tens of people by the Boko Haram/Islam in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Gubio village, Borno ... Read More »

MILITARY CONFIRMS BOKO HARAM DEADLY ATTACK IN GUBIO VILLAGE

MILITARY CONFIRMS BOKO HARAM DEADLY ATTACK IN GUBIO VILLAGE

  BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Nigerian Army Spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa has confirmed the deadly attacks in Faduma Koloram village, Gubio Local Government Area of Borno state. Although Sagir did not give number of casualties, however, in a press statement released to newsmen on Wednesday, said “The Nigerian Army is deeply saddened by the unfortunate incident in which suspected ... Read More »

Boko Haram attack: Zulum visits Gubio village, told 81 died, village head, 6 others abducted

Boko Haram attack: Zulum visits Gubio village, told 81 died, village head, 6 others abducted

By :Inusa Ndahi,Maiduguri * Gov evacuates injured victims, *calls attack barbaric, wants final onslaught by military Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday travelled to Faduma Kolomdi village in Gubio local government area, scene of a deadly attack by Boko Haram. Faduma Kolomdi, a nomadic village, is located 35 kilometres in the north of Gubio, the headquarters of Gubio ... Read More »

COVID 19: Should churches, mosques reopen now?  By Bola Bolawole

COVID 19: Should churches, mosques reopen now? By Bola Bolawole

  turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 Max Romeo sang “The more you look the less you see/The less you look the more you see” That appears to be a very apt description of COVID-19 and the shenanigans surrounding it. There have been more questions than answers and it has been controversial all the way; the latest being whether or not the ... Read More »

NAHCON Meets NASS On 2020 Hajj, NITDA On Digital Transformation

NAHCON Meets NASS On 2020 Hajj, NITDA On Digital Transformation

By Fatima Sanda Usara The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), in collaboration with Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has concluded plans on a strategic digital transformation of Hajj operations and management in Nigeria. The rollout meeting was held Tuesday, 9th, June 2020 in the Hajj House conference room. Speaking during the parley with the NITDA team, NAHCON’s Commissioners, ... Read More »

Buhari Attends Jummat Service At Aso Rock Mosque (See pictures)

Buhari Attends Jummat Service At Aso Rock Mosque (See pictures)

  President Muhammadu Buhari today, Friday, 5th June, 2020 observed Jummat prayer at the Aso Rock Mosque as the nation gradually eases the lockdown on congregational prayers imposed in March, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The Jummat prayer at the seat of power mosque was observed under social distance in compliance with the protocols put in place by ... Read More »

Kwara Opens Churches, Mosques, With Conditions

Kwara Opens Churches, Mosques, With Conditions

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin Kwara State Government has asked Mosques and Churches to open their doors to worship God but with conditions. Deputy Governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi, who also doubles as Chairman, State COVID-19 Technical Task Force made the announcement in Ilorin, the state capital today. According to him, Muslims can worship in their mosques on “Friday June 5th on ... Read More »

FCTA releases guidelines on re-opening of places of worship

FCTA releases guidelines on re-opening of places of worship

By ANTHONY OGUNLEYE The FCT Minister Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, on Wednesday June 3 2020, chaired a meeting of the FCT Administration and leadership of the FCT Christian Association of Nigeria and League of FCT Imams Initiative to review the guidelines issued by the Presidential Task Force on COVID 19 particularly as they concern places of worship. *FCT MINISTER, MALAM ... Read More »

Hajj 2020: We are still awaiting Saudi official decision – NAHCON Chairman

Hajj 2020: We are still awaiting Saudi official decision – NAHCON Chairman

The Chairman /Chief Executive Officer of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, has said that the Commission is still waiting for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to make an official decision on the 2020 Hajj pilgrimage before making its own. The CEO spoke at a Seminar hosted by Association of Hajj and Umrah Operators of Nigeria ... Read More »

COVID-19, Islamic Scholarship And Fatawa – By Najimuddeen Jimoh

COVID-19, Islamic Scholarship And Fatawa – By Najimuddeen Jimoh

“Like COVID-19, Islam is real and does not exist in a vacuum. The bigger your knowledge, the easier your religion becomes. The more you travel, the less you argue. Just know your limits.” Fataawa (for those who may need this interpreted) is the plural of fatwa. Fatwa is an Islamic formal ruling or interpretation on a point of Islamic law ... Read More »

Churches, mosques, can’t reopen immediately in Lagos – Govt.

Churches, mosques, can’t reopen immediately in Lagos – Govt.

The Lagos State Government has ruled out immediate reopening of churches and mosques in the state. Prince Anofiu Elegushi, commissioner for Home Affairs, said this today at the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing commemorating the first year in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. He said: “Even before the pronouncement by Federal Government, we have been having meetings with the religious leaders, ... Read More »