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How And Why I Stopped Going To Church By Remi Oyeyemi

Born a Christian, it has been difficult for me to justify remaining as one. As far back as when I was 9 years old, I had issues with some stories in the Bible for not portraying God Almighty in good light. I had issues with stories that portrayed patent partialities being ascribed to God. I had issues with acts of ...

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You’ll Be Exposed If You Continue Sinning Under ‘Grace’, Adeboye Warns Fatoyinbo

Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God (RCCG), says Christians who continue living in sin under the guise of grace will be exposed. Adeboye made this statement in the early hours of Saturday in light of the allegations of sexual immoralities being leveled against pastors, the most recent being Biodun Fatoyinbo, senior pastor at the ...

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Nigerians Right To Attack Buhari, Fani-Kayode Blasts Kumuyi

Former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode has called on the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Christian Ministry, Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi to summon the courage to speak truth to power at all times, rather than asking Nigerians to remain silent. Fani-Kayode stated this in a widely circulated piece on ...

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Boko Haram Tried To Convert Goodluck Jonathan To Islam – Clark

South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has said that dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, sent a message to former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan to covert to Islam during his time as President. Clark stated this in a message on the “State of the nation” which he made available to reporters on the occasion of his 92nd birthday. He said that increasing ...

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Buhari Heading For Saudi Arabia To Perform Lesser Pilgrimage

In spite of the wanton killings going on unabated in the country with the security agencies looking helpless, President Muhammadu Buhari will embark on a five-day trip to Saudi Arabia on Thursday. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday. Shehu said the trip is at the instance of Salman Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia. “President ...

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Moon Sighted, Ramadan Starts Monday Across Nigeria

The crescent moon heralding the Islamic month of Ramadan has been seen in several states. The secretary-general of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Ishaq Oloyede, said that the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, who heads the council, will formally make the announcement later tonight (Sunday). The sighting of the moon indicates the commencement of Ramadan for Muslims ...

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Does Democracy Need Religion? By ‘Gbade Ojo

No doubt, the much-awaited 2019 poll has come and gone. But the ripple effect lingers on. To any keen observer, the election threw up a number of critical issues that deserve in-depth prognosis while waiting for another four years. Or else we may be repeating same mistakes without learning from history. It is incumbent on the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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‘Are Some Nigerians More Equal Than Others?’ CAN Queries Buhari After Securing Zainab Aliyu’s Freedom

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Northern State chapter, has congratulated the parents of Zainab Aliyu for their daughter’s release from Saudi Arabia detention. However, it expressed concerns over the continued detention of Leah Sharibu. Leah was among the 110 school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State in Febuary 2018. After a government negotiated release, Leah remians the ...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Bombings As Casualties Hit 310

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings which led to deaths of 310 persons in Sri Lanka. Suicide bombers struck in churches and hotels in the country on Easter Sunday. In a statement carried by the extremist group’s mouthpiece Amaq, the group said it targetted Christians and Sri Lanka citizens. “Those, who carried out the attack that ...

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Breaking News: Easter Disaster – 137 Killed In Church, Hotel Bomb Attacks

No fewer than 137 people have been killed following a string of blasts at hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday. A police official told AFP that at least 45 people had been killed in Colombo, where three hotels and a church were hit. Another 67 were killed in an attack on a church in Negombo north of the ...

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