Religion

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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Fraud: London city begins probe into Ashimolowo’s church

By Our Correspondent The City of London police are investigating an alleged fraud involving a former Premier League footballer who reportedly lost £3.9 million from a British Church, Kingsway International Christian Centre.

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S’West governors meet, restate commitment to regional integration

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos State Governors in the Southwest zone of the country have met in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital on Monday with renewed commitment to follow through the regional integrated plan for the development of the area.

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Sultan lauds Aregbesola for promoting religious harmony in Nigeria

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has commended Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola for his commitment to religious harmony in the country.

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In Borno, 350 mosques offer prayers for Buhari

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri Thousands of Muslim faithful  in Borno has offered special prayers for the speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari, in compliance with the state government’s directive.

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Sultan, Aregbesola, others meet in Osogbo to pray for Nigeria

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan The Osun Muslim Community would on Sunday hold a national prayer session in honour of Dr Sakariyau Babalola, Deputy President General of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).

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Muslim women lament harassment over use of Hijab

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A coalition of Muslim women groups, the Hijab Rights Advocacy Initiative has lamented perceived frequent discrimination and harassment of women over the use of Hijab.

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Group alleges that clerics using Kaduna crisis for personal benefits

By Kabir Kajuru, Kaduna A group, Southern Kaduna Patriotic Front, (SKPF) has accused some religious leaders of spreading false information on the unfortunate crisis in Southern part of the state to collect foreign donations to enrich themselves.

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Masaba, controversial Muslim cleric with 86 wives dies in Bida

By Isa Lapai, Minna A controversial Muslim preacher who married 86 wives, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Masaba has died in Bida at the age of 93.

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Fayose condemns DSS over attempted arrest of Apostle Suleiman

By Sunday Aloba, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has cautioned the Federal Government to be mindful on how it handles issues bordering on religion in the country so as not to throw the country into religious crisis.

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