Religion

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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I never asked Christians to kill Muslims, says Apostle Sulaiman

By Sunda Aloba, Ado Ekiti The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has denied calling on Christians to kill Muslims during a recent preaching about two weeks ago.

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Tension as Oba of Benin attempts to possess shrines from suspended Isekhure

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City There was a mild drama as some chiefs on Wednesday stormed the residence of the suspended Isekhure of Benin Kingdom, Chief Nosakhare Isekhure as Oba Ewuare II has taken possession of the shrines (Ukhure) at his residence.

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Sultan advises religious leaders against inciting comments

By Haruna Argungu, Birnin Kebbi The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ ad Abubakar, has advised religious leaders to eschew inciting statements capable of igniting trouble among Nigerians.

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El-Rufai begs Methodist prelate: ‘Don’t relocate your church’

By Musa Kajuru, Kaduna Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has urged the leadership of the Methodist Church not to relocate its church from the state.

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We are holding on to El-Zakzaky over security concerns, says FG

  By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Presidency has listed several reasons why it is blocking the release of the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMAN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky who has been in detention since 2015, despite order from court for his release.

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Sultan attributes security challenges to injustice

By Musa Gada, Sokoto Sultan of sokoto, Alhaji Mohammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has attributed the myriad of security challenges facing the country to injustice.

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Adeboye: PFN commends FG for suspending Corporate Governance Code

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin Members of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has commended  the Federal Government for suspending  the enforcement of the Corporate Governance Code issued by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN). The commendation is contained in a statement issued  in Benin by its National President , Rev. Felix Omobude. Omobude lauded the suspension of the implementation ...

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