Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Obasanjo inspects ‘military parade’ on pulpit

TRENDING VIDEO: Obasanjo inspects ‘military parade’ on pulpit

A video of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo leading children who held a parade at a church service has surfaced online.The elder statesman, dressed in a white cassock and purple belt, also sang and marched to the rhyme “I remember when I was a soldier”.Obasanjo observed the children who conducted the parade for a while before facing the congregation.The ex-president rose to [...]

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    The church and 2019 elections

The church and 2019 elections

The Church, right from the medieval times, performed the role of the main stabilizing force in Western Europe. Not only did it provide religious leadership, it also offered the world secular leadership as well. Through the Roman Catholic Church, the Church satisfied the spiritual needs of the medieval society. The Pope, who headed the Roman Catholic Church, offered ordinary folks [...]

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    EFCC arraigns man for ‘theft of $56k’ from Oyedepo’s church

EFCC arraigns man for ‘theft of $56k’ from Oyedepo’s church

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Chimezie Chuta for allegedly stealing $56,000 from the coffers of Living Faith Church Worldwide.Chuta is a member of the church founded by David Oyedepo.He was arraigned before Mojisola Dada of the Lagos state high court, Ikeja, and charged on one count bordering on stealing.The defendant is said to be a former employee [...]

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    SHOW OF LOVE: Muslims offer to guard Indonesian churches during Christmas

SHOW OF LOVE: Muslims offer to guard Indonesian churches during Christmas

Muslims in Indonesia have offered to guard churches and prevent any attack during the Christmas service as countries around the world tighten security ahead of the celebration.This is coming as Christian around the world have heightened security alert following the threats of attacks and the bombing of a Methodist Church in Pakistan.Security and threats of attacks had reached a precarious [...]

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    Daystar donates school materials to 20,000 children

Daystar donates school materials to 20,000 children

Sam Adeyemi, senior pastor at Daystar Christian Centre Lagos, says the value of any church is measured by its impact on the society where it exists.Adeyemi said this over the weekend when the church gave out school materials to various pupils and students across the state in preparation for the new academic session.“We as a church believe and practice the [...]

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    Police ‘uncover human parts’ in Ogun church

Police ‘uncover human parts’ in Ogun church

The Ogun state police command says it uncovered suspected human parts buried inside Cherubim and Seraphim church located in Ota area of the state.The command also said it arrested Samuel Babatunde, 77-year-old pastor at the church and its founder, alongside three others over the incident.Ahmed Iliyasu, the state commissioner of police, said the development followed the earlier arrest of one [...]

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    Abundant Life Church hosts 10th edition of ‘Superfest’

Abundant Life Church hosts 10th edition of ‘Superfest’

The Abundant Life Gospel Church has commenced the 10th edition of its annual Superfest conference, scheduled to hold between August 4 and August 10 at the church’s cathedral in Agege, Lagos.According to a statement issued in Lagos by Jane Onalapo, general overseer of the church, this years's edition is themed 'The Excellent Spirit'.Kola Onalapo, the late husband of the current [...]

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    Ozubulu: It wasn’t a terror attack — Obiano disagrees with Nnamdi Kanu

Ozubulu: It wasn’t a terror attack — Obiano disagrees with Nnamdi Kanu

Willie Obiano, Anambra state governor, says the shooting of worshippers at St Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, was not a terror attack.A lone gunman opened fire on worshippers at the church on Sunday, killing 12 people. Rumours had rippled, most especially on social media, that the attack of was the handiwork of a terror group.Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People [...]

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    Anambra shooting: Police ‘arrest’ suspects

Anambra shooting: Police ‘arrest’ suspects

The Anambra state police command says it has arrested suspects involved in the killings at St. Philip's Catholic Church in Ozubulu.Nkeiruka Nwode, spokesman of the command, confirmed this to TheCable on Monday.She said the suspects, whose identities she refused to reveal, were arrested on Monday.“This is a very sensitive investigation so you people (journalists) have to help us,” she told TheCable.“As soon [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: ‘Drug baron’, ‘lover of God’… meet the ‘bishop’ believed to be the target of Anambra shooting

CLOSE-UP: ‘Drug baron’, ‘lover of God’… meet the ‘bishop’ believed to be the target of Anambra shooting

The name Aloysius Ikegwuonu has been trending on social media since the devastating attack at St. Philip's Catholic church in Ozubulu, Anambra state. After visiting the church, Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra, said the incident was the fallout of a feud between two brothers who are based abroad.Reports have it that the gunman had invaded the church in search of Ikegwuonu, popularly [...]

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    Anambra church attack an ‘unspeakable sacrilege’, says Buhari

Anambra church attack an ‘unspeakable sacrilege’, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attack on St. Philip’s Catholic church, Ozubulu in Anambra state, describing it as “unspeakable sacrilege.”An unidentified gunman had invaded the church during the 6:30 am mass on Sunday, opening fire on the worshippers.At least 12 people were killed in the attack, while 18 sustained injuries.In a statement by Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to [...]

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    The generating set suddenly developed a fault — witness speaks on Anambra church attack

The generating set suddenly developed a fault — witness speaks on Anambra church attack

Worshippers at St. Philips Catholic church in Ozubulu, Anambra state, were in darkness when a gunman invaded the church and opened fire on them.An unidentified gunman had invaded the church during the 6:30 am mass, killing 12 worshippers and injuring many others.A witness, who simply identified herself as a choir member, told NAN that the church was dark when the [...]

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    Police: Anambra gunman spoke Igbo while firing worshippers

Police: Anambra gunman spoke Igbo while firing worshippers

Garba Umar, commissioner of the Anambra state police command, has dismissed the insinuation that the Boko Haram sect carried out the attack at St. Philip Catholic church in Ekwusigo local government area of the state.Speaking with reporters after visiting the scene of the attack, Umar said investigation showed that the attacker spoke in Igbo dialect while shooting his victims.Gunmen had [...]

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    Three die during deliverance service in Delta church

Three die during deliverance service in Delta church

Three worshippers have been confirmed dead during a deliverance service at a church located in the outskirts of Warri, Delta state. Andrew Aniamaka, Delta state police spokesman, confirmed the incident on Tuesday.He said one of the deceased drowned, while the other two died during a prayer session in the church at the weekend.“The information actually is that one worshipper drowned and [...]

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    South African church bars blacks

South African church bars blacks

The Afrikaanse Protestante Kerk church in Orania, South Africa, on Sunday barred two black journalists from attending service in the church.The journalists, who were on an assignment and decided to attend a Sunday service before returning to Pretoria were intercepted by a church leader, identified Theunis Oukamp and told “the church is only for whites”.Orania is an Afrikaans-only South African [...]

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    Fire guts House on the Rock church in Abuja

Fire guts House on the Rock church in Abuja

A building of the House on the Rock church in Abuja is currently on fire, withfirefighterss trying to put out the inferno.The cause of the fire is yet unknown.According to NAN, Joseph Peter, a member of the church, said the main building had not been in use for a while owing to renovation.Peter reportedly said he left the church around 1pm, [...]

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