• Kaduna government donates N100m for rebuilding damaged churches, mosques

    Kaduna government donates N100m for rebuilding damaged churches, mosques

    Governor Nasir el-Rufai has donated N100 million to support the rebuilding of damaged churches and mosques destroyed during ethno-religious crisis in Southern Kaduna communities.

    Announcing the donation during the unveiling of public apology billboards by five communities from Jama’a, Kachia, Kaura, Sanga and Zangon Kataf, El-Rufai said his government had drafted a bill to set up the Kaduna State Peace Commission in fulfilment of the promises he made in 2015.

    He said that the commission, which is expected to be established after […]

  • Borno to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram

    Borno to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram

    Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno has promised to rebuild churches and other structures destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Lassa as he visited liberated communities in the Southern Senatorial Zone of the state.

    “We will rebuild churches, private and public buildings destroyed by the insurgents,” Shettima said when he accessed the level of damage in Lassa in Askira-Uba Local Government Area on Wednesday.

    He expressed shock at the magnitude of destruction, saying that government would commence the rehabilitation in a short […]

  • We go round churches helping pastors to fake miracles – Syndicates confess

    We go round churches helping pastors to fake miracles – Syndicates confess

    The Police in Enugu State have smashed an alleged ‎notorious syndicate, which specializes in helping self acclaimed men of God to fake prophecies in Churches across the country.

    The suspects were nabbed at the Enugu Market Road, popularly known as Holy Ghost Park and the P&T axis of the state by the operatives of the central police station of the Enugu State police command.

    The spokesman of the Police in the State, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, SP, who confirmed this in a statement […]

  • Africa’s biggest city shuts churches and mosques to fight noise

    Africa’s biggest city shuts churches and mosques to fight noise

    Africa’s largest city is closing dozens of mosques, churches and nightclubs in a bid to reduce noise for its 20 million residents long used to lusty hymn-singing, honking horns and boom boxes that rattle the foundations of homes.

    The state government of Lagos is on a mission to make the seaside city free of noise pollution by 2020.

    “It’s a great menace,” said Adebola Shabi, general manager of Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency.

    “Studies have shown that noise levels affect the amount of […]

  • Flood sacks churches, destroys properties in Ekiti

    Flood sacks churches, destroys properties in Ekiti

    Residents and shop owners at Adere, along Ilawe road, are lamenting following the flood that ravaged the place on Wednesday and sacked no fewer than three churches.

    The rain which began about 2pm on Wednesday, lasted for four hours.

    One of the residents, Pastor Abioye Emmanuel, expressed sadness over the level of destruction caused by the flood.

    He said, “The water flowing from NTA, Aba-Iyamedi, Egbewa and Falegan all met here, at this particular point.

    This channel is too narrow for the volume of […]