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Fani-Kayode – Christians Shouldn’t be Afraid, Says Nobody can Islamise Nigeria
Nigeria, Religion

Fani-Kayode – Christians Shouldn’t be Afraid, Says Nobody can Islamise Nigeria

Former Minister of Aviation and All Progressive Congress (APC) Chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said Christians should not be afraid of the Party’s choice of a Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket. Speaking in an interview on Channels Television, the ex-minister said no one could Islamise the country as feared by Many Christians on the party’s choice of the Muslim-Muslim ticket. Although he admitted to warning Nigerians about a plot by the current administration to Islamise Nigeria, He said he then realised that the Muslim-Muslim ticket poses no threats after he prayed about the situation. See Also: Christians Didn’t Do Enough To Win APC Presidential Ticket – Oshiomhole He said: “Obviously, there are issues with the same faith ticket. There are issues with that. Any Christian...
My Experience At RCCG Redemption City – Peter Obi
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My Experience At RCCG Redemption City – Peter Obi

Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has appreciated the Redeemed Christian Church of God for the reception he was given at the church’s convention on Friday. Peter Obi, a former Anambra State governor was at the RCCG Redemption City formerly known as Redemption Camp on Friday for its ongoing convention tagged Perfect Jubilee. A viral video on social media on Saturday pictured the crowd cheering Obi during his introduction at the church. Commenting on his reception, Obi in a tweet on his Twitter handle acknowledged the warm reception he received. See Also: “I Rather Die In Nigeria, Than Live Free In Another Man’s Country” – Peter Obi He tweeted, “Sharing moments of true worship last night with a great congregation at the RCCG Convention was a special exp...
Lalong Apologises To Catholic Bishops Over Pope Comment
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Lalong Apologises To Catholic Bishops Over Pope Comment

Governor Simon Lalong, the Director-General of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Campaign Council, has apologised to the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, over his inciting remarks about the Holy Father, Pope Francis. The Plateau State Governor admitted that he erred to have linked the Catholic Pope with Nigeria’s politics. He begged for forgiveness from the Catholic Church through the Bishops’ conference.     Lalong’s comments had elicited backlash from Christians, some of whom demanded his immediate suspension from the Church. The governor in a letter addressed to the CBCN President titled “Letter of Apology’ dated August 12, 2022, restated his commitment to the Catholic faith and promised to be a good ambassador of the Christian faith.  ...
Why I Worshipped At Dunamis Church – Peter Obi
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Why I Worshipped At Dunamis Church – Peter Obi

Peter Obi, the Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate has given an insight into why he worshipped at the Dunamis International Gospel Church on Friday. According to Obi, he attended the church to fellowship and praise God. He disclosed in a post on his social media handle, posting pictures of him at the church’s Mid-Year praise and worship night. The Senior Pastor of the Church, Paul Enenche, invite Obi, the wife of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential vice-presidential candidate, Ifeanyi Okowa, Edith; Akwa Ibom Governor, Emmanuel udom among other political heavyweights. See Also: Why I Didn’t Inform Atiku Before Leaving PDP – Peter Obi Obi’s presence at the service was welcomed by loud applause from members of the church. The former Anambra State govern...
Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Ganduje Fumes, Replies Babachir Lawal
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Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Ganduje Fumes, Replies Babachir Lawal

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has replied former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, accusing him of spreading falsehood over the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muslim-Muslim ticket. Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has replied former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, accusing him of spreading falsehood over the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muslim-Muslim ticket. Ganduje asked Lawal to watch his utterances regarding the ruling party’s decision to field candidates of the same religion for the 2023 presidential election. See Also: Muslim-Muslim Ticket A Disastrous Error —Babachir Lawal Recall that APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu had confirmed the choice of former governor of Borno S...
Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Shun Exclusionist Politics, Atiku Urges Nigerians
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Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Shun Exclusionist Politics, Atiku Urges Nigerians

The presidential flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned Bola Tinubu’s choice of a Muslim-Muslim ticket when he chose Kashim Shettima as his deputy, for the 2023 election. The presidential flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned Bola Tinubu’s choice of a fellow Muslim, Kashim Shettima as his deputy, for the 2023 election. Atiku in a statement described the ruling party’s choice of a Muslim-Muslim ticket as playing divisive politics, noting that the country has witnessed the worst shade of exclusionist politics. See Also: 2023: Why I Picked Shettima As Running Mate – Tinubu He noted that the road ahead is the path of inclusive and unifying politics and urged Nigerians not to allow sentiment to bec...
Police Rescue Italian Catholic Priest Abducted In Edo, Kill 3 Suspects
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Police Rescue Italian Catholic Priest Abducted In Edo, Kill 3 Suspects

An Italian Catholic Priest, Fr. Luigi Brena, who was kidnapped along Ogunwenyi, Usen community in Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State has been rescued by the police. This was confirmed by Jennifer Iwegbu, the Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Edo State Police Command. Iwegbu said men of the Nigerian police killed three of the suspects after the clergy was abducted on Sunday in the evening.   There have been cases of kidnapping of clergymen in Edo and across Nigeria. Recall that gunmen recently abducted two Catholic priests along the Benin-Auchi Expressway. See Also: Catholic Priests Abducted along Expressway in Edo The two priests identified as Fr Udo Peter of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Uromi, and Fr. Philemon Oboh of St. Joseph Retreat Centre i...
Pastor Adeboye Denies Telling Christians to Own Firearms
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Pastor Adeboye Denies Telling Christians to Own Firearms

Renowned cleric, Pastor Adeboye has been accused of asking Christians to possess guns in order to combat gunmen and terrorists. Pastor Enoch Adeboye, The founder and president of the Redeemed Christian church of God, debunked the claims of asking his members to buy guns for self-defense against insecurity thriving in Nigeria. See Also: Insecurity: Pastor Adeboye Curses Terrorists, Sponsors He further mentioned that at no instance did he advocate that his members own weapons such as firearms.The clergyman made this known, when the media misquoted his statement “fire-for-fire” on attacks against Christians, amidst the incident of the owo massacre. “I never asked Christians to go and buy guns. Samson in the Bible did not fight with guns,”“unwanted visitors don’t come to our c...
Pastors in Ondo Deceive Members, Trap them in Underground Apartment
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Pastors in Ondo Deceive Members, Trap them in Underground Apartment

Police detectives have arrested two pastors in Ondo and rescued 54 worshipers with 23 children, who were been held in an underground apartment, sited under The Whole Believers Bible Church in Ondo state. According to multiple reports, the members were deceived and hypnotized by their pastors to remain in church under the guise of a prophecy that Jesus christ will arrive on September. The perpetrators, David Anifowose and Peter Josiah have been apprehended by the law enforcement agency. The arrest was made possible, when members that did not believe in the prophecy, and who knew about the situation contacted the police. The pastors instructed the members to stay in the church and partake in a 7 days programme in order to prepare themselves for the coming of Christ. The supposed me...
Terrorist Attack – Seven Soldiers Feared Dead in Taraba
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Terrorist Attack – Seven Soldiers Feared Dead in Taraba

A suspected terrorist attack has left about seven soldiers dead in Taraba State. Reports say that the soldiers were killed in a forest located around Amdami in the Karim-Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State on Thursday. The incident was confirmed by the Chairman of Karim Lamido council, Markus Hamidu, according to Daily Post. The soldiers were reportedly on patrol within the area. Hamidu said, “Seven soldiers were killed by bandits yesterday (Thursday) around Amdami area. It is very unfortunate. May God save us.” See Also: Insecurity: Buhari’s Govt Overwhelmed – Obasanjo Attempts to reach Usman Abdullahi, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, failed as he was reported to be on Hajj to the Muslim Holy land. However, a senior officer who didn’t want to be...