Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag "Christians"

    Don’t attack the president, Kumuyi tells Christians

Don’t attack the president, Kumuyi tells Christians

William Kumuyi, the general superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, has urged Christians not to attack the president of the country through any means.Kumuyi, who gave the admonition during his sermon at the Deeper Life Bible Church, headquarters, Gbagada, in Lagos, said that real Christians must obey constituted authorities and shun violence.In his sermon entitled “The Believers’ Preservation Until the [...]

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    Osinbajo: Buhari said you’re insane if you say ‘Allah Akbar’ and kill someone

Osinbajo: Buhari said you’re insane if you say ‘Allah Akbar’ and kill someone

Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday hostedAbdullahi Abubakar, the 83-year-old Muslim Cleric, who saved hundreds of Christians during the Plateau killings of 2018.While speaking to the Abubakar, the Imam; Damafulul Mangai, the village head, community leaders, and diplomats from the US, UK and the European Union, the vice-president said President Muhammadu Buhari has made it clear that anyone who says "Allah [...]

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    Daddy Freeze tackles pastor who warned Christians against watching Game of Thrones

Daddy Freeze tackles pastor who warned Christians against watching Game of Thrones

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    EXTRA: ‘Christians who watch Game of Thrones are at risk of going to hell’

EXTRA: ‘Christians who watch Game of Thrones are at risk of going to hell’

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    Shehu Sani unites Christians, Muslims in Kaduna

Shehu Sani unites Christians, Muslims in Kaduna

Shehu Sani, lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district, on Monday inaugurated an inter-religious and ethnic peace roundtable in Kaduna state.According to the senator, the initiative is an intervention aimed at finding lasting peace in states in the north affected by sectarian and religious conflict.The round table is made up of Islamic and Christian leaders "who will talk to each other [...]

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    Buhari: I am a descendant of Abraham — just like Bishop Crowther

Buhari: I am a descendant of Abraham — just like Bishop Crowther

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken a swipe at those accusing him of attempting to Islamise Nigeria, describing himself as "a descendant of Abraham just like Bishop Crowther".Crowther was the first Anglican bishop in Nigeria. A linguist, he translated the Bible from English to Yoruba.In an article published by UK-based Christian Times, Buhari referred to the accusation as "nonsense".The president said [...]

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    Imam who hid Christians during Plateau killings reveals why he ‘gambled with his life’

Imam who hid Christians during Plateau killings reveals why he ‘gambled with his life’

Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim cleric who hid over 200 people, mostly Christians, inside a mosque during the recent Plateau attack, says six of his children are adherents of the Christian faith.Unknown gunmen, suspected to be herders, had attacked villages across three local government areas of the state, killing at least 100 persons.Abdullahi was said to have rendered assistance to the [...]

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    Rep to Buhari: I expected you to correct Trump that not only Christians are being killed

Rep to Buhari: I expected you to correct Trump that not only Christians are being killed

Aliyu Madaki, a member of the house of representatives, has asked US President Donald Trump not to bring his “divisive politics” into Nigeria.He said this on Tuesday in reaction to a comment Trump made when he recently hosted President Muhammadu Buhari last week.Trump had told Buhari, during their meeting, that America would not accept the killing of Christians in Nigeria.“We [...]

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    Kill the hypocrisy about religious studies in schools

Kill the hypocrisy about religious studies in schools

At a time when you would think there are enough small fires in the country, the religious army has started yet another small fire in schools.For most of the time this week the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council had to whip out the hoses to douse the brush fire started by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over rumours [...]

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    Only Muslims can effectively fight terrorism, says Gumi

Only Muslims can effectively fight terrorism, says Gumi

Ahmad Gumi, prominent Islamic scholar, says only Muslims can fight terrorism effectively.Speaking at the Centre for the Study of Christian-Muslim Relations in Kaduna on Saturday, Gumi said it was unfortunate that Christians misinterpreted the move of the federal government to enlist Nigeria in the coalition of Islamic nations fighting terrorism.The centre was founded by Idowu Fearon, secretary-general of the [...]

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    Muslims, Christians hold ‘special prayer’ for Buhari in Taraba

Muslims, Christians hold ‘special prayer’ for Buhari in Taraba

Muslims and Christians in Taraba on Saturday held a joint special prayer for the speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari.The President is currently on medical vacation in the United Kingdom.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that prayer was held at the Jalingo Eid prayer ground.The representative of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Baba Yerima , who spoke at [...]

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Enough of ‘these lies’, CAN tells Lai

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says Lai Mohammed, minister of information, never dares to speak against Muslim leaders who make hate speeches, but that he comes after those of the church.The association was reacting to a statement in which the minister said reports of the killing of Christians were not true.“Such fallacies like the Islamisation of Nigeria, the killing [...]

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    Omokri: Even Buhari, Osinbajo cannot say extremist Muslims aren’t killing Christians

Omokri: Even Buhari, Osinbajo cannot say extremist Muslims aren’t killing Christians

Reno Omokri, special assistant to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan on new media, says President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, cannot claim that Christians weren't being killed by extremist Muslims.He said Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, was a "liar" for describing the killing of Christians by Muslims in Nigeria as a "fallacy."The minister was quoted to have made the statement during [...]

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    Islamisation of Nigeria NOT possible, says Lai

Islamisation of Nigeria NOT possible, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the Islamisation of Nigeria is improbable.Speaking at a town-hall meeting in Kwara state on Monday, the minister said the Nigerian constitution makes the dominance of one religion impossible.He said those accusing the government of Islamising the country were trying to divert attention away from its anti-corruption war.Mohammed was reacting to reports that [...]

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    Trump: I’ll not allow killing of Christians to continue

Trump: I’ll not allow killing of Christians to continue

US President Donald Trump says he will not allow the killing of Christians in the middle east to continue.Trump tweeted this on Sunday.Last week, he signed an executive order imposing a ban on citizens from seven predominately Muslim countries - Yemen, Libya, Sudan, Iraq, Iran, Syria and Somalia.His action has sparked off a protest in the US.Below is Trump's tweet.Christians [...]

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    Presidency: No discrimination. Christian pilgrims also bought dollar for N160

Presidency: No discrimination. Christian pilgrims also bought dollar for N160

The Presidency has said that the subsidy on foreign exchange offered to Muslim pilgrims was also made available to Christian pilgrims.The directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) that Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) should sell dollars to Muslims embarking on Hajj pilgrimage at the rate of N197 to the dollar has generated widespread criticism.The announcement, which was disseminated on Thursday through a [...]

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