Religion

“We are not part of Employment slavery”Association of Recruiters License Placement Agents of Nigeria,ARLPAN declares

Sequel to the ongoing unconfirmed rumours that is been spread by various unauthorized individual and blackmailers on social media as regard International and local employment slavery and illegal human trafficking ,The Association of Recruiters License Placement Agents of Nigeria, ARLPAN has dissociated herself from such illegal act as the Organization is made up of respected and reputable Individuals who can ...

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Buhari meets members, leadership of CAN in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with members and leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was being attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, National Security Adviser (NSA) Retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno and Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita. The meeting, being held behind closed doors at the Council Chamber of ...

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Groups organise special prayer for Buhari in Kano

By Musa Madobi, Kano Several groups under the aegis of Conference of Patriotic Nigerians have staged special prayer sessions for President Muhammadu Buhari. When they converged on Kano Central Mosque on Thursday, the groups also prayed for the sustenance of peace and unity in the country. Comprising civil society organisations, religious groups, students among others, those present also prayed for ...

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Board screens 128 intending pilgrims in Ondo for 2017 Hajj

Ondo State Muslim Welfare Board on Monday says it has screened 128 intending Muslim pilgrims in the state for the 2017 hajj. Alhaji Khaleel Fawehinmi, Chairman of the board, told the News men in Akure that those screened were from the 18 local government area of the state. “At the end of the exercise, about 128 intending pilgrims were screened ...

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Edo marks the end of Lent period

  PIC 1:  Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu in a hand shake with some priests shortly after the Chrism Mass to mark the end of the lent at the Holy Cross Cathedral in Benin

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OPPM celebrates her 2nd thanksgiving Day

At the 21st annual thanksgiving founders day celebration of the Overcomers Pentecostal Prayer Ministry, Theme: Key of David, Bishop Prof. R. Oguntunse charged the ministers and everyone in attendance ‘not to allow the pride of grace send you to early grave because whatever you are today is by grace’

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Gamduje conducts mass weddings for 1,520 divorcees in Kano

By Musa Madobi, Kano Kano State Government on Sunday kick started its mass wedding policy by joining no fewer than 1,520  divorcees and widows together at the Kano Central mosque.

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Islamic group backs Sanusi’s call for regulating second marriage

By Wale Oladunjoye, Lagos A group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has supported call by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II for a law to regulate marriage to second wives.

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Oyo traditional worshippers pray for Buhari, seek listing on festive calendar

By Ismaila Akanji, Abuja Members of the Oyo State chapter of the Traditional Worshippers Association have converged on Ibadan, the state capital to pray for the quick recovery of ailing President Muhammadu Buhari with a call on the state government to commission some special days for their various festivals.

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NASS summons AGF over non-release of N500m to pilgrims commission

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, has  again summoned the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), to appear  before it to explain why N500 million was allegedly not released to Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC).

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