Keep fit with physical exercise, C&S Cleric charges Christians Christians have been encouraged to engage in constant exercise to keep fit and reduce the chances of getting ill. This was the view of Most Senior Apostle Olatodun Olayinka of the C&S Movement Church Kubwa, Abuja ahead of the church's working/jogging exercise tagged "walk for Christ"  coming up on Saturday. ‎Olayinka...... read more
Why El Rufai Canceled Ramadan ‘Welfare’ Package Governor of Kaduna State, Nasiru El-Rufai, on Friday cancelled the annual Ramadan “welfare” package distributed to Muslims in the state. Past administrations distributed rice, millet, vegetable oil, milk, sugar and other commodities to Muslims; and also hosted religious groups to Ramadan breakfast. Governor El-Rufai said his government could not continue sharing...... read more
Fayose tasks Muslims on Ramadan prayers, Islamic teachings Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has reiterated the need for Muslims in the country to use the Ramadan fasting period to offer prayers to Allah for the peaceful co-existence of the country while also giving their minds and hearts to teachings by Islamic Scholars during the fasting period. Governor Fayose,...... read more
Muslims kick start Ramdan fast Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs has directed Nigerian Muslims to commence their Ramadan fast on Thursday. The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, who is the President-General of the Council, on Wednesday gave the directive while announcing the sighting of the new moon heralding the month of Ramadan 1436AH. Mr....... read more
Forbes Billionaire gives away his N120B fortune, becomes a monk with no possession 58-year-old Bhanwarlal Doshi, who was profiled by Forbes and said to be worth over $600m, runs a plastic company in Delhi, India. But Doshi would get converted into the famous Jain monk’s life, prompting him to give up his $600m empire. He got converted on Sunday and became one of the disciples...... read more
Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque dies at 68 The Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque, Ustaz Musa Muhammed, is dead, aged 68.Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Secretary-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), announced the passing on of the Imam in a statement in Ibadan on Saturday. The statement said Musa Muhammad died during a brief illness at Abuja National...... read more
5 perish in church building collapse No fewer than five worshippers died following the collapse of the St. Anthony Catholic Church Cathedral in Oduma, Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State. A witness who spoke under the condition of anonymity on Sunday in Enugu, said that the incident occurred between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday...... read more
Ibadan Chief Iman, Sheikh Baosari Haruna III, dies at 93 The Chief Imam of Ibadanland and President General, League of Imams and Alfas in South West states, including Edo and Delta states,  Sheikh Baosari Suara Haruna III, has died. He was 93. The cleric, according to the President, Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, died early Friday morning after a brief...... read more
Catholic Church to Oba of Lagos: Why single out the Igbo?   Why Single Out The Igbo? At the national offices of Caritas Nigeria and Justice Development and Peace Commission, we are totally shocked to read about the threat handed down by Oba Akiolu to the Igbos in Lagos. While it is understandable that a Royal Father would want for his wishes...... read more
FG Declares April 3, 6 Public Holidays The Federal Government on Tuesday  declared Friday April 3 , and Monday April 6 as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday celebrations ,respectively. The Minister of Interior, Mr Abba Moro, made the declaration in a statement issued on his behalf in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary of...... read more
90 Christians kidnapped by Jihadists in Syria Jihadists from the Islamic State group have kidnapped at least 90 Assyrian Christians in northeast Syria, a monitor said.The abductions took place on Tuesday after IS seized two Assyrian villages from Kurdish forces in the province of Hassakeh, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.The Britain-based monitor had no details...... read more
Catholic bishops meet in Abuja *Election, Mbaka, likely on the card A meeting of the Catholic bishops under the aegis of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), will kick off tomorrow at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Maitama, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The first this year, the meeting would involve all the bishops in the 54 ecclesiastical divisions in Nigeria comprising...... read more
Kwara APC Campaign DG Donates N1.6m To Mosques The director general of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign team in Kwara State, Barr. Razak Atunwa, has donated N1.6Million towards the completion of three mosques in Ilorin metropolis. Atunwa is also the speaker of the state House of Assembly and APC House of Representatives candidate for Ilorin West/Asa federal constituency.The...... read more
Fr. Mbaka: must be under the influence of another spirit - Archbishop Okojie A retired Archbishop of Lagos state, Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, in an interview with Vanguard has reacted to the recent statements made by Fr. Ejike Mbaka on President Jonathan's led administration.He said such statements were abnormal and certainly not one influenced by God's spirit but by another spirit. According to the respected...... read more
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