Most Reverend Kehinde Stephen, Archbishop of Ibadan Methodist Church of Nigeria, has described the late, Sir Olaniwun Ajayi, as someone who never saw death as a challenge, adding that he started preparing for death over 13 years ago.
The cleric while delivering his sermons at the commendation service held in honour of the deceased at the Holy Trinity Methodist Church, Tinubu Square, Lagos, on Monday, stated that the late Ajayi was not oblivious of the inevitability of death, adding that death […]
In what will come across as a really shocking development, an Islamic cleric who had already died has been caught on camera with an unusual facial expression during his burial.
Nuh Caparino is an Islamic cleric who was killed recently.
Caparino was shot dead November 27, as he led other Muslims in Fajr prayer at his place in the Philippines.
The man’s killing caused an outbreak of severe pain and tension in the area.
However, during the man’s burial, Caparino was caught on camera […]
According to reports, the Bishop of Egbu Diocese (Anglican Communion) in Imo State, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Okoroafor, has called on the Federal Government to heed the clarion call for the restructuring of the nation.
He added that reference should be made to the recommendations of the 2014 constitutional conference in heeding the call.
The bishop, who said this at the third Session of the Seventh Synod of the diocese held at St. Mark’s Church Eziobodo, Owerri-West Local Government Area, argued that there […]
Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to ensure that no corrupt Nigerian, irrespective of political or religious leaning should be spared in the anti-graft war.
The Pastor of First Love Assembly, Simeon Afolabi, noted that corruption like cancer has eaten deep into all facets of national life, hence, everything must be done to ensure that there are no sacred cows.
He added that the Government must clearly make the people realize the sincerity of its anti-graft war and the people of the country […]
A cleric in Taraba, Rev. Fr Charles Nyameh, has admonished looters of Nigeria’s treasury, to return their loots in exchange for God’s mercies.
Nyameh, priest in the Catholic Diocese of Jalingo, in a sermon in Monkin, Zing Local Government Area of the state, supported his call with the story of Zacchaeus, a rich Tax Collector, who, on encountering Jesus, repented and was forgiven.
He said that Zacchaeus, who climbed a tree just to see Jesus, pledged to return four times what he […]
A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a cleric, Elijah Ebimone, in prison for allegedly abducting three girls and turning them to sex slaves.
Ebimone, 32, is facing a two-count charge of abduction and causing miscarriage, punishable under Sections 274 and 233 of the Penal Code, Laws of Benue State, 2004.
The Magistrate, Theresa Wergba, ordered the remand of the accused and adjourned the matter till December 28 for further mention.
Her action followed the application for adjournment made by the prosecutor, Daniel […]
A Jos-based clergy, Pastor Kallamu Ali Dikwa, yesterday reignited the controversy over the alleged N7billion ‘donation’ to the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) by the Goodluck Jonathan campaign organization ahead of last year’s election.
Dikwa said in Kaduna that he was offered N1million of the sum to ‘keep quiet’.
He first blew open the allegation in 2015 when he claimed the money was given to CAN for the purpose of campaigning for the former president.
Jonathan lost the election.
However, CAN […]
Some unknown gunmen have reportedly whisked away a prominent Muslim cleric, Sheikh Muhammad Madoki, while he was traveling on the Abuja-Kano Expressway on Thursday.
Madoki was said to have been abducted along with his wife, her sister and the wife of his younger brother.
It was gathered that the cleric is the head of the Sokoto state government’s charity and endowment commission.
It was learnt that the incident had been reported to the police, which had commenced investigation into the abduction.
But the Force […]
A cleric of the Catholic Church, Rev Father John Okonyeke, has attributed the economic recession in the country to greed and poor management of the country’s resources.
He said leaders in all spheres of life must brace up to address the situation and put Nigeria on the path of prosperity again.
Okonyeke, who made this assertion while delivering a homily on Sunday at the Saint Joseph Procathedral, Asaba, during a thanksgiving service organized by the Delta State Government to mark Nigeria’s 56th […]
According to reports, the Cleric in charge of All Saints Methodist Church Mararaba, Rev. Caleb Ekele, on Sunday said the economic recession in the country would not stop God from working for his people.
Ekele gave the assurance during his sermon at the 2016 Karu Circuit harvest celebration tagged: ”Harvest of Thanksgiving”.
The cleric took his scripture from John Chapter 11 and quoted verse 11, which says, ”Our friend Lazarus sleeps, but I go that I may wake him up.”
He said that […]
Sheikh Yahya Al-Yolawi who is an Islamic cleric has asked Muslims to ask Allah for forgiveness in order for the country to get out of recession.
The Abuja-based cleric who is the chief Imam of Area 10 Juma’at Mosque while delivering the Juma’at sermon on Friday, September 23.
NAN reports that he urged Muslims to adhere to the teaching of Islam and shun corruption, oppression and immoralities to enhance peace in the country.
AL-Yowali noted that recession, poverty, natural disasters and afflictions were […]