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 RCCG’s Ban On External Preachers: Lagos PFN Chair, Others React

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Osun Govt Appoints New Imam For Inisa Central Mosque

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The Osun State Government has announced the appointment of Alhaji Akeem Muhammed Jamiu as the new Imam of Inisa Central Mosque, in the Odo Otin Local Government Area of the state. The appointment followed an agreement with the League of Imams and Alfas in the state. This was contained in a press release jointly signed […]
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Anger as Celestial Church invites Pasuma, Portable to Praise Night

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A Lagos State branch of the Celestial Church of Christ has drawn criticism for bringing street-hop artist Portable and Fuji singer Pasuma to its praise night event. The event flyer was posted on the church’s Facebook page on Wednesday, and netizens took to the comments section to express dissatisfaction. The flier reads: “JOIN US ON […]

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Femi Fani Kayode Reaction to Zakir Naik Twitter Post about Nigeria Airforce

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I do not know who this strange Pakistani/Arab-looking hybrid & camel jockey known as Zakir Naik (@drzakiranaik) is or what hole he crawled out of but someone tell him that the Nigerian Airforce

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VIDEO: Tinubu undertakes lesser Hajj, says Nigeria requires hardwork, prayer to grow

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said the nation’s prospect is yet to blossom to the level required, adding that hard work and prayer are needed. Tinubu, who recently completed his official duties in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, also took time off to undertake the lesser Hajj (Umrah) rites in the holy city of Makkah. In an […]

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‘I’m not against National Mosque’, Wike clears air on planned demolition

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Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has given the Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Engr Shehu Ahmed Hadi, 24 hours to explain what the government’s position is concerning partial demolition of the National Mosque and the compensation plan. Parts of the land belonging to the National Mosque will […]

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Osinachi’s husband has a case to answer, says court

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A Federal Capital Territory High Court has dismissed the no-case submission application filed by Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of the late gospel singer, Osinachi. Nwachukwu’s lawyer, A. Aliyu, had filed a no-case submission, stating that the evidence of medical practitioners presented by the prosecution completely exonerated his client from the charge of culpable homicide. He […]

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Fountain Of Life Church Names Actor Jimmy Odukoya as successor of Late Father

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The Fountain of Life Church (TFOLC), has announced Jimmy Odukoya, the son of Bimbo and Taiwo Odukoya, as the senior pastor of the church. This was made known on Sunday during the church service. Pastor Taiwo Odukoya, who was the former senior pastor of the church died in August 2023, in the United States. He […]

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Recapturing the sociopolitical unity of the Muslim Ummah

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Recapturing the sociopolitical unity of the Muslim Ummah
I consider as apt and important the theme of this year’s Islamic Vacation Course (IVC) which is “Recapturing the Socio-political Unity of the Muslim Ummah: The Role of the Muslim Youth.”  Today, the Muslim Ummah – not only in Nigeria but in different parts of the world — is faced with a myriad of challenges […]
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Ask God to kill me if… Pastor Enoch Adeboye

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The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye has reacted to claims that he consults demons anytime he is about to minister at the Redemption Camp.

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Hajj 2023: Shortage of tents, food mar first day of Hajj, NAHCON blames Saudi government

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Over 95,000 Nigerian pilgrims were moved to the Mina Valley to officially commence the 2023 hajj on Monday.
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Friday Sermon: The first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, day of Arafah and Udhiyyah, By Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Verily, all praise is for Allah. We praise Him, we seek His assistance and we ask for His forgiveness. And we seek refuge in Him from the evils of ourselves. Whoever Allah guides, none can misguide. Whoever He misguides, none can guide. And I […]
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Rev. Father Slams Gospel Singers of Charging Millions of Naira to Sing in Churches (Video)

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Rev. Fr. Chinenye Oluoma of Catholic Abuja archdiocese slams gospel singers of charging huge amount of Naira to sing in churches. He mentions Mercy Chinwo as charging as much as N10 million per appearance.

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Pastor Poju defends Mercy Chinwo: She sang free in my church

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Speaking in a now trending video on social media, Father Oluoma berated gospel musicians who demand huge payments to perform in a place of worship.

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Pastor, don’t guarantee rewards for people’s givings!, By Ayo Akerele

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To preserve your integrity, don’t promise people what you can’t guarantee, like telling people that, “the Lord says that everyone who gives to this project will receive a miraculous financial provision by tomorrow morning”. Everyone does not always get a miracle at the same time, and some may not even get a miracle at all. […]
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Sokoto government clears late Sultan Dasuki of wrongdoings

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Mr Dasuki was deposed in 1996 by the military junta of the late Sani Abacha after being accused of insubordination, causing strife and other offences.
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Apostle Suleman made peace with Prophet T.B Joshua (video)

Suleman attacked T.B Joshua in 2017 after a lady identified as Dr Azuh Mary Ifeoma while giving a testimony in SCOAN diminished him, Pastor Adeboye and other men of God.

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Islam Has a Small Presence in Nigeria’s Igbo Region: What a New Quran Translation Offers

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Having the Quran in Igbo language will help in propagating Islam in the south eastern part of Nigeria.

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