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    UNN: Christians will benefit from conference on witchcraft

UNN: Christians will benefit from conference on witchcraft

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) says the interdisciplinary conference on witchcraft being organised in the university is not a gathering of witches. In a statement on Monday, the university said Christians will benefit from the programme, and that the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) are all invited to partake in it. Both CAN and PFN called [...]

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    PFN declares two-day prayer against UNN conference on witchcraft

PFN declares two-day prayer against UNN conference on witchcraft

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has declared a two-day “prayer of warfare” against the conference on witchcraft being organised by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). In a statement on Sunday, Godwin Madu, chairman of PFN in Enugu, also called for the cancellation of the conference which he described as “sponsoring evil”. TheCable reported that the event being organised by the B.I.C [...]

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    CAN to protesters: Direct your anger to govt… leave Adeboye alone

CAN to protesters: Direct your anger to govt… leave Adeboye alone

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged protesters to direct their anger to the government rather than attacking Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). CAN was reacting to a protest staged at the Redemption Camp on Monday. Charles Oputa, activist better known as Charly Boy, Eedris Abdulkareem, a musician, were among those who marched to the [...]

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    Being quiet doesn’t mean I am silent, Adeboye reacts to recent protest

Being quiet doesn’t mean I am silent, Adeboye reacts to recent protest

Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), says the fact that he is quiet does not mean he is silent on national issues. The pastor said there are different ways of responding to issues affecting the country, explaining that during major programmes of the church, he leads his congregation to pray over the problems confronting the [...]

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    You can’t issue licence to preachers, court tells Kaduna govt

You can’t issue licence to preachers, court tells Kaduna govt

A Kaduna state high court has ruled that it is unconstitutional for the government to screen and issue licence to preachers. In a ruling on Wednesday, Hajaratu Gwadah, the presiding judge, maintained that the government, however, has the right to regulate religious activities in the state. In 2016, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) had approached the court to challenge the constitutionality [...]

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    Bill on preaching: Kaduna speaker risks jail sentence, says PFN

Bill on preaching: Kaduna speaker risks jail sentence, says PFN

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has initiated contempt proceedings against the Kaduna state house of assembly over the bill to regulate preaching in the state. Speaking on Monday in the state capital, Sunny Akanni, counsel to PFN, said Abdullahi Shangali, speaker of the house (pictured), could land in trouble. He said if the house is found guilty of disobeying the court order [...]

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    CAN kicks but JNI expresses support for bill to regulate preaching in Kaduna

CAN kicks but JNI expresses support for bill to regulate preaching in Kaduna

Religious bodies in Kaduna state have expressed divergent views on the passage of the bill to regulate preaching in the state. The state house of assembly had, on Friday, passed the executive bill which was introduced in 2016. Reacting to the development, Sunny Akanni, counsel to the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), threatened to sue the state assembly for disobeying a court order [...]

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    All our corrupt members have joined APC, says PDP

All our corrupt members have joined APC, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its corrupt members have moved to the All Progressives Congress (APC). PUNCH is reporting that the party said this on Friday during a political stakeholders’ forum in Lagos. The forum, organised by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, was attended by various political parties as well as officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Kunle Okunola who [...]

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    PFN president: No law forbids Christians from defending themselves

PFN president: No law forbids Christians from defending themselves

Felix Omobude, president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), says there is no law forbiding Christians from defending themselves. Omobude said this on Tuesday at a meeting of the Living Faith Bible Church in Jos. Over 100 persons were recently killed in attacks on some villages in Plateau by suspected herdsmen. The PFN president said the peace-making efforts of the church should [...]

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    PFN to FG: There shouldn’t be sacrificial lambs in anti-graft war

PFN to FG: There shouldn’t be sacrificial lambs in anti-graft war

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) on Thursday urged the federal government to ensure there are no sacred cows or sacrificial lambs in its fight against corruption. Felix Omobude, national president of PFN, made the call at the end of the fellowship's 2nd quarter national executive council meeting in Lagos. He said there is need for government to be fair in the fight against [...]

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    FRC code should not have been implemented in the first place, says PFN

FRC code should not have been implemented in the first place, says PFN

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has expressed support for the suspension of the  corporate governance code of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) by the federal government. The suspension was announced on Monday by Constance Ikokwu, media aide of Okechukwu Enelamah, minister of industry, trade and investment — two days after Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of [...]

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    Kaduna preaching bill offensive to Christianity, says PFN

Kaduna preaching bill offensive to Christianity, says PFN

The Kaduna state chapter of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) says the executive bill which the Kaduna state government seeks to regulate preaching is obnoxious and directly offensive to Christianity. Femi Ehinmidu, chairman of the PFN in the state,  said this at a news conference on Monday, declaring that the fellowship was totally opposed  and shall do everything within the [...]

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