Religion

BREAKING: Enugu Catholic Diocese lifts ban on Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry

BREAKING: Enugu Catholic Diocese lifts ban on Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry

Three months after it banned all priests and Catholic faithful from attending the Adoration Ministry, Enugu led by the controversial priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the Enugu Catholic Diocese lifted the ban on Thursday. Mbaka announced the reopening of the ministry on Sunday, October 2, 2022. The Bishop of the Diocese, Most. Rev. Callistus Onaga on June 18, 2022 pronounced the indefinite ban in a letter he personally signed to all clerics, religious and lay faithful, directing all Catholic faithful and clergy in the diocese from having anything to do with the Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry. The ban followed scathing remarks…
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16-Year-Old Ezera Nmesomachi Emerges Winner Of 2022 Teens Essay Competition

16-Year-Old Ezera Nmesomachi Emerges Winner Of 2022 Teens Essay Competition

A 16-year-old Ezera Nmesomachi has emerged the overall winner of the 2022 Teens Essay Competition organized by The National Children and Teens Desk of The Presbyterian Church Of Nigeria. A native of Ebem Ohafia, Ohafia LGA Abia state, Nmesomachi worships at Solid Rock Parish of Presbyterian Church Of Nigeria, Umuahia. The essay competition which has as the theme, “The Beauty Of The Presbyterian Liturgy” was organized for teenagers between the ages of 13 – 19 years in all the parishes of the church within the country. Nmesomachi, an ex-student of Intellectual Giant Christian Academy Umuahia sat for the 2022 WAEC.…
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BREAKING: Presbyterian Church Elects Ekpeyong Akpanika, Ekop As New Prelate, Deputy Clerk

BREAKING: Presbyterian Church Elects Ekpeyong Akpanika, Ekop As New Prelate, Deputy Clerk

Most Rev. Dr. Ekpenyong Akpanika, has been elected as the new Prelate of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria (PCN), THE WHISPERER reports. Akpanika replaces The Most Rev. Nzie Nsị Eke, whose six-year tenure has ended as the national leader of the church. Akpanika, was unanimously elected as the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church at its 25th General Assembly held at the Presbyterian Church Of Nigeria, Hope Waddell Parish Sanctuary Calabar Synod, Cross River State. Most Rev. Dr. Ekpeyong Akpanika polled 451 votes to win Most Rev. Daniel Etim who got 355 votes. Similarly, Rt. Rev. Victor Ekop,…
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Bishop Oyedepo tells ‘Winners’: Be obedient

Bishop Oyedepo tells ‘Winners’: Be obedient

Wife of the Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church, LFC, Worldwide, Pastor Faith Oyedepo, has urged winners to be obedient in the affairs of the Kingdom (of God). On his part, the husband, Bishop David Oyedepo, said obedience is better than sacrifice. The couple spoke at the church’s monthly leadership conference. The declarations were yesterday, interpreted as a subtle endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party for the 2023 general elections, Mr Peter Obi. Obi’s supporters have been campaigning under the alias ‘Obi-dients’. The candidate himself visited the Oyedepos at the Ota-based church after which photos from the…
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Adeboye will not endorse Tinubu for 2023 elections — RCCG

Adeboye will not endorse Tinubu for 2023 elections — RCCG

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has said that the General overseer, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, will not be endorsing any candidate for the 2023 elections. The church made this known in a statement on its official Twitter page. RCCG also refuted claims that Adeboye met with the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The statement reads partly: “It has come to our notice that some news outlets are reporting that a meeting Between Pastor E.A. Adeboye, The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, and the former Governor of Lagos State Mr Bola Ahmed…
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BREAKING: Catholics banned from attending Fr. Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry

BREAKING: Catholics banned from attending Fr. Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry

The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Bishop Calistus Onaga has imposed a ban on Rev. Fr. Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry. This is coming on the heels of Mbaka’s outburst against a Presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi of the Labour Party. The priest had declared that Obi, who he described as “a stingy man”, would never rule Nigeria. This did not go down well with many Nigerians, who demanded that appropriate sanctions should be meted on him. In a letter he personally signed, addressed to ‘All the Clery, Religious and Lay Faithful in the Catholic Diocese of Enugu’, Bishop Onaga has now…
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BREAKING: Fr Mbaka apologizes to Peter Obi, prays for his success

BREAKING: Fr Mbaka apologizes to Peter Obi, prays for his success

Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has apologized and prayed for the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi can never be Nigeria’s President. Mbaka made the apology after declaring that Peter Obi can never be Nigeria’s President. He had during his latest ministration at the Adoration ground said that unless God ceases to exist, Obi would never smell the seat of the President adding that it was better to have an old man as President than a ‘stingy young man’. The comment by the Catholic priest had stirred diverse reactions from Nigerians who accused him of…
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Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Pentecostal Fellowship Of Nigeria Asks Christians To Get Voter Cards, Await Instructions On Party To Vote In 2023

Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Pentecostal Fellowship Of Nigeria Asks Christians To Get Voter Cards, Await Instructions On Party To Vote In 2023

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has warned the ruling All Progressives Congress against going for a Muslim-Muslim ticket ahead of the 2023 presidential election. It said that if the party does not listen to the Church, it would mobilise its members against the party on Election Day. PFN National President, Wale Oke, who gave the warning in Lagos on Thursday, while declaring Sunday, June 26, 2022, as a PVC Day in all its churches nationwide, however, noted that it was not against Muslim-Muslim ticket on the grounds of religion but on the basis of fairness and equity. According to…
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Catholic Church disowns Fr Mbaka for attacking Peter Obi

Catholic Church disowns Fr Mbaka for attacking Peter Obi

The Catholic Diocese of Enugu has condemned and dissociated itself from inflammatory political utterances by Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the Director of Catholic Adoration Ministry Chaplaincy Enugu. Recall that Mbaka had on Wednesday described Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi as a ‘stingy man, declaring that unless God ceases to exist, Obi would never smell the seat of the president. According to him, it was better to have an old man as president than a ‘stingy young man.’ Reacting, the Bishop of Enugu, Rev Ernest Obodo, in a statement on Thursday, said Mbaka’s inflammatory political utterances were divisive and they…
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CAN calls for nationwide protest over Deborah Samuel’s murder

CAN calls for nationwide protest over Deborah Samuel’s murder

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has called for a nationwide protest over the gruesome killing of Deborah Samuel, a 200 level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto. The CAN President, Rev. Olasupo Ayokunle, in a letter addressed to all bloc leaders, urged Christians to hold peaceful protests within their church premises on Sunday May 22, 2022. He made the call against the backdrop of the Thursday killing and setting ablaze of the female student by an angry mob that accused her of blasphemy. The letter dated May 14, 2022 and signed by CAN’s General Secretary, Joseph Daramola,…
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