Why I won’t abandon Catholic Church and return to Anglican – Nwobodo I’m old enough to know what I want. The Catholic Church filled a gap in my life at a crucial time. These were the words with which former Governor of old Anambra State, Chief Jim Nwobodo, dismissed strong overtures to return to the Anglican Church, which he left in 2015, after...... read more
BREAKING: Pastors now to disclose earnings *Train members on church administration It may no longer be business as usual for churches to hide under the canopy of religion to commit financial crimes, if the self-cleansing efforts initiated by Church Administrators Society of Nigeria (CASON), for Nigerian pastors begins to take effect. The group, announced on Monday the the steps being taken to...... read more
States spend over N130billion on Hajj as hunger, recession plough Indigenes At least N136.5bn has been spent on Hajj in 2017 by state governments and individuals despite the current recession in the country, investigation has revealed. According to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, no fewer than 91,000 Nigerians had arrived in Saudi Arabia out of the over 1.7 million foreign pilgrims...... read more
Sad Salah day in Ijebu as Truck crushes two Worshippers to death At least two persons were killed when a truck ploughed through a gathering of Muslim worshippers in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun state on Friday. The incident happened while they were observing the Eid-ed-Kabir prayers, Daily Trust is reporting. A police officer was also reported “killed by a stray bullet in an ensuing...... read more
Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari hosts Corp members in Daura President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday expressed the conviction that the dream of a unified Nigeria remained a reality. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President said this in an interview with journalists at his country home in Daura, Katsina State, after...... read more
FG declares 'no work' on Friday and Monday as Muslim faithfuls mark Eid el-Kabir The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday, September 1 and Monday, September 4, 2017 as public holidays to mark the Eid el-Kabir celebrations. The Federal Government made the declaration in a statement released by the the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau . He congratulated Muslims and all Nigerians, urging them to use...... read more
Muslims in celebration mood as Sultan declares September 1 as Salah day The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sept. 1, 2017 as Eid-el-Kabir  day. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council. The statement, made available to...... read more
Obasanjo: I want to go to heaven, I want to sing in the heavenly Choir For former President, Olusegun Obansanjo, nothing will be as rewarding as to take a place in the Heavenly choir and sing praises to God, after his earthly life, where he rose to the position of a General in the Nigerian Army, military Head of State, Civilian President and a respected voice...... read more
Church Leaders back #OurMumuDonDo group, demand Buhari's resignation Some bishops have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office because of his ill health. According to the Punch report, the bishops also reprimanded the presidency for persistently refusing to disclose the president’s health status, saying they were in support of protesters demanding the president’s resignation. Speaking on Friday, August...... read more
Why Gunman invaded Catholic church in Anambra community -Gov Obiano Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano says preliminary investigation shows that the shooting at St Philip’s Catholic church in Ozubulu was caused by a feud between two brothers from the community who live abroad. A gunman opened fire on worshippers at the church, killing at least eight people. The Anambra state government put the...... read more
Recession: Only prayer 'll save Nigeria -Peter Obi Nigeria needs serious prayers from all quarters to survive the crippling recession as well as withstand the impending collapse staring her dangerously in the face. This is the belief of former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi. He brought the message home while speaking recently during the 9th Diocesan Women...... read more
Buhari's health: Jigawa declares special prayer, public holiday on Friday The Jigawa Government has declared Friday public holiday to enable public servants offer special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick recovery. The public relations officer, Isma’il Ibrahim Office of the state’s Head of Civil Service, announced this in a statement in Dutse on Thursday. Mr. Ibrahim said the State Executive Council...... read more
Anglican Church to Buhari: Resign! Your long ill health has set Nigeria backwards The Enugu Diocese (Anglican Communion) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over his prolonged health issues. According to the Church, Buhari’s long ill health has impeded the growth of the nation and it is best he resigns if he is unable to discharge his duties. In a communiqué issued at...... read more
BREAKING: Fire breaks out at House on the Rock, Abuja At the moment, fire has engulfed popular pentecostal church, House on the Rock, Abuja located along Airport road, close to City gate (immediate entrance) to the City centre. The cause of the fire outbreak has not been ascertained by Whirlwindnews.com  currently at the scene of the environment where fire is seriously...... read more
Eid-el-Fitr: Fresh prays for Nigerians, Super Eagles ahead Cameroon W/Cup qualifier As the Muslims brothers and sisters celebrate this year’s (Eld-el-Firi) in good health, Vice chairman Technical and Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh is of  strong belief almighty Allah has answered everyone’s prayers before and during the 30 days fasting and prayers observed by all...... read more
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