Religion

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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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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