How Robbers Raid Benue Priest’s Residence, Seek Forgiveness During Attack

How Robbers Raid Benue Priest’s Residence, Seek Forgiveness During Attack

Suspected armed robbers, on Monday, invaded the residence of a Catholic priest in Makurdi, Benue State, Rev. Fr. Solomon Ukeyima, and robbed him. The priest, who is in charge of the St. Augustine’s Parish, Demekpe, in the Makurdi Catholic Diocese, said one of the robbers kept begging for forgiveness as he was picking different items from the parish house. Fr. Ukeyima said the operation lasted less than an hour, adding that the robbers shot in the air as they scaled the fence into the residence. The priest added that the…

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Prophet Alfa Babatunde, Five Others Sentence To Life Imprisonment

Prophet Alfa Babatunde, Five Others Sentence To Life Imprisonment

Court sentences Prophet Alfa Babatunde, five others to life imprisonment over a missing child. You may recall Prophet Alfa of Sotitibire Praising Chapel, over a year-old child that disappeared from his church in 2019, at Ondo state. The Founder, Prophet Alfa, and 5 others sentenced to life imprisonment over the disappearance of one-year-old Gold Kolawole in the church last year  Justice Olusegun Odusola of the Ondo State High Court in Akure convicted the defendants having found them guilty of a two-count charge of kidnapping, and aiding and abetting to kidnap…

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I will consider It demoting If Invited To Be Nigerian President, I belong To Above All Nations- Says Oyedepo

I will consider It demoting If Invited To Be Nigerian President, I belong To Above All Nations- Says Oyedepo

Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo on Sunday said he would consider it a demotion if invited to become Nigeria’s president. Oyedepo, during his sermon, said God specifically, in 1984 asked him if he was interested in going top and that he answered in the affirmative. He said God told him, “Then whatever I tell you to do, do it. Don’t run around: whatever I tell you to do, do it. Don’t muse about: whatever I tell you to do. Don’t do what they do: do what I…

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Immoral Relationship: Why Assemblies of God Church Nigeria Lifts Ban On Ex-General Superintendent

Assemblies of God Church Nigeria Lifts Ban On Ex-General Superintendent

When the leadership of Assemblies of God Church lifted the suspension slammed on Reverend Chidi Okoroafor it got many people to surprise, Okoroafor the immediate past General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God Church Nigeria, It was on record that the Church was sometimes divided following the series of leadership tussle between Okoroafor and Rev Emeka Paul Emeka, which was trailed by pockets of litigations. The Executive Committee of the Church had on the 3rd of March 2020 suspended Rev Dr. Okoroafor, following the outcome of an investigative panel, The…

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Thieves Steal Pope John Paul II’s Blood From Italian Cathedral

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Thieves have stolen a vial containing several drops of blood of the late pope John Paul II from a church in the Italian city of Spoleto, the Vatican news site said Thursday. Peter’s square at the Vatican. ROME – Thieves broke into a small church in the mountains east of Rome over the weekend and stole a reliquary with the blood of the late Pope John Paul II, a custodian said on Monday. … He would sometimes slip away from the Vatican secretly to hike or ski there and pray in the church. A relic, a vial containing a few drops of…

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As Catholic Church Makurdi Diocese Closes Church Over Desecration

Most Rev. Wilfred Anagbe

The Catholic Bishop of Makurdi Diocese, Most Rev. Wilfred Anagbe, has suspended all pastoral activities at St. Peter’s Parish, Low-Level, in Makurdi, following the desecration of the Holy Eucharist and the looting of sacred vessels in the Church. Rev. Fr. James Utsav, the Diocesan Deputy Director of Communication, confirmed the development, in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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COVID-19: Pastors Who Refused To Open Churches Are Fake – Says Oyakhilome

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Founder, Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has lashed out at churches that refused to open for worship in Lagos State, describing them as fake. Founder, The Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare; founder, Day Star, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, and some others have refused to open their churches for services after the Lagos State Government lifted the ban on religious centers’ re-opening.

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I Can’t Be Alive To See A Minister Close Church Accounts, Oyedepo Dares FG

#EndSAR: Buhari Is The Most Gruesome In The History Of This Country- Says, Oyedepo

Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo has dared the Federal Government, saying that he cannot be alive to witness a minister removing a board trustee and close the accounts of the church. He rejected the newly amended Company and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Law, saying the church is not a club and neither should it be mistaken for a company for the minister to have the power to remove a board trustee or shut the accounts of the church.

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COVID-19: Low Attendance, Strict Compliance Greet Church Re-Opening In Lagos

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As the Lagos State Government lifts the restriction on the religious activities, some churches within Lagos metropolis were greeted with low attendance amidst strict compliance with the COVID-19 protocols. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government, had on March 15, instituted lockdown measures and banned public gatherings while religious places were sealed as a precautionary move against the spread of COVID-19. However, tougher lockdown measures were imposed in Lagos, Ogun, and Abuja have given their status as the epicenter of the COVID-19 in Nigeria which later…

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Why Pastor Tola Odutola Resign As This May Throws up fresh challenge for RCCG

RCCG Pastor

The resignation of Pastor Tola Odutola, one of the most prominent pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in the United States has created a fresh challenge for the church. Though he is not the first top pastor that would resign from the Church, his resignation seems to be one too many. In 2013, Pastor Bayo Akijiyan an Architect resigned from the church alleging an unfair deal. He went ahead to set up his own ministry in Ipaja, Lagos.  Pastor  Sola Fola-Alade also resigned from the RCCG Trinity House Church in the…

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