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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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Sex scandal: Apostle Suleman reacts as Stephanie Otobo releases intimate pictures

Sex scandal: Apostle Suleman reacts as Stephanie Otobo releases intimate pictures

Apostle Johnson Suleman, Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministries has reacted to allegation of sexual affair with Stephanie Otobo. Stephanie Otobo returned on social media on Monday, years after she exposed her alleged affair with Apostle Johnson Suleman. In a Twitter post on Monday, Stephanie accused the cleric of trying to eliminate her. She also posted screenshots of video calls and another intimate image with the cleric and dared him to deny he is not the one in the photos. The musician vowed to release more videos of the cleric. Reacting, Apostle Suleman said he is trending on social media…
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Popular gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, is dead

Popular gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, is dead

The famous Nigerian gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, is dead. The singer, who shot into the limelight with the hit, “Ekwueme”, which she sang alongside Prospa Ochimana, died on Friday night in an Abuja hospital. Her family has not stated the cause of her death. She was a lead singer at the Dunamis International Gospel Centre. She featured in several popular gospel songs like “Nara Ekele” by Pastor Paul Enenche (Dunamis, Abuja), “Ekwueme” by Prospa Ochimana, and “You no dey use me play” by Emma. Her last song, Ikem (God of Power) was released in November 2021. She is survived by…
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Ibe Okwara Osonwa Congratulates Muslims On Ramadan, Calls For Prayers

Ibe Okwara Osonwa Congratulates Muslims On Ramadan, Calls For Prayers

Frontline house of representatives aspirant for Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency, Ibe Okwara Osonwa, has urged Muslims in Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency and the country at large to use the opportunity of this year’s Ramadan fast to renew their commitment in service to God and humanity. Osonwa in a congratulatory message issued in Umuahia, Saturday, admonished all Muslim faithful to use the holy month to pray for peace in Nigeria. “I urge all Muslim faithful to pray for peace and unity of the nation. We need peace in Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency and Nigeria at large. It is only in an atmosphere of peace…
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Kalu Ijomah Ukeh Eulogises Mothers, Celebrates them on Mother’s Day.

Kalu Ijomah Ukeh Eulogises Mothers, Celebrates them on Mother’s Day.

The Abia Born Chemical Scientist and foremost Governorship aspirant in the 2023 Abia State contest for the number one seat of authority, Mr Kalu Ijomah Ukeh, has praised qualities of mothers as unique, special and a gift from Almighty God to the entire humanity, charging them to remain the great pillars of life and families imbued with "favour" to always intercede and mediate for prosperity. This was contained in his Mothering Sunday Special Message to every mother in Abia State, Nigeria, and the world at large, who are celebrating this day. In his words, "Mothers are unique and are exceptional…
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2023 Presidency: Popular Cleric Makes Astonishing Revelations on Orji Uzor Kalu’s Presidential Ambition

2023 Presidency: Popular Cleric Makes Astonishing Revelations on Orji Uzor Kalu’s Presidential Ambition

The Senior Pastor of Destiny Star Assembly, Bishop Dr. Theophilus Ekeng has urged the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu to prepare for "higher responsibilities" in 2023. According to him, Kalu's track record, leadership qualities and managerial skills were needed to transform Nigeria. Recall that the former Abia state governor had told Nigerians that he would run for president if the position is zoned to the South. Ekeng, in a sermon titled: The David of our time, said God has transformed the Kalu of yesterday with an oil of grace and mercy. According to him: “Kalu should…
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Don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, it’s satanic -Mummy GO warns

Don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, it’s satanic -Mummy GO warns

Controversial Nigerian evangelist, Funmilayo Adebayo, popularly known as Mummy GO, has faulted the celebration of Valentine’s Day across the world, saying “it’s satanic”. The day is not worth celebrating, according to Mummy GO in a viral video. She explained that Valentine’s Day was initiated by the kingdom of darkness to destroy people. The evangelist said, “The story that happened that they said they are celebrating as Valentine does not deserve celebration. The story has nothing to celebrate, but the enemy just chose it because that man — Valentino or what did they call him — they knew everybody loves him…
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KICC Founder Ashimolowo Appoints Son As UK Resident Pastor, Sets For Retirement

KICC Founder Ashimolowo Appoints Son As UK Resident Pastor, Sets For Retirement

The founder of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo has appointed his first son, Tobi Ashimolowo, as Resident Pastor 2 of the church in London. He is expected to assist his mother, Yemisi Ashimolowo, who is the Resident Pastor 1. Tobi is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Vault, a high-end store for mens wear and accessories. In the now-viral undated video, Ashimolowo hinted at his ‘retirement’ during the announcement of his son’s new role. He said: “In a very major way from this morning, we will no longer have one resident pastor. “Yemisi has always…
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2023: Christian Journalists warn against overheating of polity

2023: Christian Journalists warn against overheating of polity

As the 2023 general election continues to gather momentum, the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ), has cautioned politicians, religious leaders and other stakeholders against heating the polity. The group, in a statement by its National President, Dr. Charles Okhai and Ag. Director of Media, Sunny Idika accused some political and religious leaders of promoting religious and ethnic parochialism in order to overheat the polity ahead of the general elections. NACJ warned that unguided utterances must be checked to avert political, ethnic and religious crises,” saying this could only be done if those found culpable are made to face the…
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BREAKING: CPM General Overseer Obiora Ezekiel Is Dead

BREAKING: CPM General Overseer Obiora Ezekiel Is Dead

Rev. Dr. Obiora Ezekiel, General Overseer and Head Pastor of Christian Pentecostal Mission International, CPM, is dead. His death was announced by Elders and management board of the Church during today's service at around 10am. He died at the age of 78. Rev. Dr. Obiora Ezekiel is married to Rev. Dr. Mercy Ezekiel, the National/International Co-ordinator of Christian Pentecostal Mission, a prayer machine; and they are blessed with children and a grandchild.
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