• Kaduna killings have no religious or ethnic colouration, says El-Rufai

    Kaduna killings have no religious or ethnic colouration, says El-Rufai

    Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that the killings in southern Kaduna by suspected herdsmen is pure criminality that has nothing to do with ethnicity and religion.

    The governor who also faulted a statement credited to the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Supo Ayokunle, who ascribe the killings to have some primordial coloration said the killings have no religious or ethnic colouration noting that they were mere act of criminality.

    el-Rufai pointed out that ‘’the same […]

  • My Christian wife denies me s*x, her religion affecting our marriage – Muslim man tells court

    My Christian wife denies me s*x, her religion affecting our marriage – Muslim man tells court

    A 62-year-old man, Adesanya Akanni is seeking the dissolution of his 32-year-old marriage to Florence Akani, over religious differences.

    Adesanya Akanni approached a Lagos Island Customary Court, Lagos on Thursday complaining that wife’s continued practice of her Christian faith was adversely affecting the family.

    The petitioner claimed that his marital problems started about 26-years ago, when his wife, Florence resumed the practice of her Christian faith.

    He also alleged that she changed the names of their five children to Christian names without his […]

  • Graft war: Looters using religion, tribe as cover – Sultan

    Graft war: Looters using religion, tribe as cover – Sultan

    Sultan of Sokoto, has advised Nigerians to stop hiding behind religion, politics and tribal affiliations to commit crime.

    The Sultan, who is also the president-general, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) said this yesterday, in Sokoto, at an international symposium on the Caliphate.

    “People hide under politics to say or do certain things that are totally against the security of the state,” he said.

    “If the person is arrested, the next thing you hear is that it is because he does not […]

  • No religion can be imposed on Nigerians – Kumuyi

    No religion can be imposed on Nigerians – Kumuyi

    General Overseer of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William F. Kumuyi, has declared that nobody can impose any religion on the country.He said the notion that some people want to Islamize Nigeria is a wrong one, stating, “I think it depends on the will of the people.”

    Kumuyi said this shortly after arrival in Calabar for a crusade.

    He maintained: “You cannot impose a religion on a country without the will of the people. Worshipping God is a personal thing. If […]

  • We must stop people using religion to cause disunity – Gov. El-Rufai

    We must stop people using religion to cause disunity – Gov. El-Rufai

    Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said Nigerians must stop using religion and ethnicity to cause disunity and confusion.

    Addressing Kaduna State Council of Chiefs and Emirs in Kaduna at their quarterly meeting, El-Rufa’i explained that the rationale behind the Religious Bill is central to security, peace and allowing everybody to practice his or her faith without any challenge.

    The Governor said his administration will continue to ensure peace and purposeful integration as a collective resolution.

    El-Rufai appealed to traditional rulers […]