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I was born to help destroy religion – Young Nigerian man spits fire, says God is really mad (photos)

A young Nigerian man has denounced God claiming that religion is a scam - The young man who shared his views on social media also claimed that he was born into the world to destroy religion - He noted that Africans had their religion before foreigners introduced Christianity and Islam A young Nigerian man identified as Okereke Chinaka has denounced God in a post he shared on social media. The young man claimed that religion is a scam introduced to confuse people, adding that his mission is to destroy religion. The man who…

Stick to your religious calling – Presidency blasts CAN secretary Musa Asake

The presidency has issued a warning to the general secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria - Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, asked Musa Asake to stick to his religious calling - He debunked claims by CAN that the nation's constitution has been violated The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, has urged the general secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Musa Asake, to face his religious calling and desist from meddling into politics, Crest reports.…

Here are 13 top prophecies of Brother Joshua Iginla that came to pass in 2017

As has become the norm, each year, religious leaders in Nigeria release the prophecies for the forthcoming year. While many are fulfilled, some of such predictions become questionable and controversial. In the case of the founder and senior pastor of Champions Royal Assembly, Abuja, Bro Joshua Iginla, 13 of his prophecies for 2017 were including both Nigeria and the political developments in other countries of the world were fulfilled. Here are the 13 predictions as released by the church: 1. ROBERT MUGABE’S RESIGNATION AS…

There is nowhere in the bible were it is written that tithing is compulsory – MFM founder Pastor Olukoya reportedly reveals

The issue of tithing is still eliciting responses from all over the country This time, Pastor D.K Olukoya of MFM Church has shared his thoughts on the matter He said paying tithes is not compulsory In recent times, there has been a large debate about whether Christians should pay tithes. People like popular OAP Freeze have been at the forefront of this. Freeze regularly takes to his social media pages to give biblical evidence about why Christians are not under any obligation to pay tithes as many pastors preach. His…

Cardinal Okogie blasts Pastor Adeboye over plans to build more churches

Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie has condemned Pastor Adeboye's plan to build more branches of RCCG - The archbishop also said most churches are nothing but business centres He argued that more church buildings will only add to the problem the nation is facing The archbishop emeritus of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, has condemned the plan by the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to build new church branches. Okogie, in an interview…

Nigeria shall not see war – Bishop Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo, the presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, has declared that Nigeria will not be disunited - Oyedepo said the good news is that the country will rise again to glory The bishop also said that there will be no bloodshed in the country Bishop David Oyedepo, the presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, has said Nigeria will not breakup in spite of its present challenges. He said this in a satellite telecast of the church’s prayer session monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria…

They want to islamise Nigeria but this is not 1964 – Bishop Oyedepo spits fire (video)

They want to islamise Nigeria but this is not 1964 – Bishop Oyedepo spits fire (video) Bishop David Oyedepo has said that there is an agenda to Islamise Nigeria but vowed that their move will be thwarted. The religious cleric in a sermon at his church noted that the National Christian Elders Forum said the country is engaged in a war with jihadist but that Christians will not take this lightly. In a the video, Oyedepo clarified that he was not referring to Islam as a religion but those infiltrating it to cause harm to other…

Bishop Oyedepo reacts to allegation of introduction of Islamic studies to curriculum

Bishop David Oyedepo, the general overseer of Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, has issued a strict warning to the federal government. Oyedepo warns FG against forcing Islamic Studies on Christian students - Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church spoke after an emergency meeting of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) - The PFN also warned the federal government against the educational policy of removing CRK as a stand-alone subject Bishop David Oyedepo, the general overseer of Living Faith…

SITUATION OF CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE, ISLAMIC STUDIES AND CIVIC EDUCATION AT THE BASIC EDUCATION LEVEL

Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) has the mandate to develop Curriculum for Basic and Senior Secondary Education levels. The process of Curriculum Development ranging from High Level Policy Committee on the review of National Curriculum, made up of eminent Nigerians, stakeholders in education, parents, market women, faith based organizations, traditional rulers, NGOs, CBOs, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Association of Nigerian…

Over 500 Catholics killed by Boko Haram, says Archbishop

Over 500 Catholics were killed by insurgents with 25 reverend fathers and 40 reverend sisters displaced in the crisis, the Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, Most Rev. Oliver Doeme said on Wednesday. He equally lamented that 250 Catholic Churches were razed in the Boko Haram insurgency in 2014 alone, at the peak of insurgency in the North East, The Archbishop who described the birth and sustenance of Boko Haram as an "offshoot of corruption" in the country, said 80,000 Catholics were displaced by the insurgency with…

Tears flow as Catholic priest and Islamic cleric embrace each other in Minna (Photos, Video)

It was an emotional goodbye for the people of Minna, Niger state following the retirement of Reverend Jeremiah O'Connell. Tears flowed as an Islamic cleric Sheik Ahmad Lemu and Father O'Connell said their goodbyes. The moment when both men shed tears while saying their goodbyes The Sheik hugged Father O'Connell for about 3 minutes, thanking him for all he has done for the people of Nigeria, especially the people of Minna. Sheik Lemu and the Catholic Priest hugged for about 3 minutes The emotional moment between the Catholic…

Muslim girl, 17, sparks outrage after twerking in public while wearing her hijab

A Muslim girl has caused serious outrage on social media after she was caught twerking in public while wearing her hijab, as people cheered her on. The Sun UK reported that the 17-year-old was out shopping with pals when she and a friend joined a street performer and began dancing. Muslim girl, 17, sparks outrage after twerking in public Footage of her dancing was later uploaded online, and it attracted a barrage of hateful comments. One wrote: “That’s so disrespectful is you are wearing hijab you are representing Islam…

School bans Muslim pupils from ‘provocative’ praying

Wuppertal high school draws criticism after banning pupils from using prayer rugs and other traditional Muslim rituals.The regional administration said it backed the school's stance A high school in a western German city has banned Muslim pupils from publicly praying, saying that all the religious acts associated with it are "provocative" to other pupils, sparking a heated debate about freedom of religion in the country. The school in Wuppertal sent a note to staff in February asking them to "identify" and "report" any…

Katsina University Bans All Christian Student Associations

Katsina State University has allegedly banned all Christian student fellowships and associations. According to SAHARA REPORTERS , an internal memo dated January 17, 2017 from the university indicates that the institution has placed a blanket ban on all Christian student associations and fellowships and those that are non-Muslim. See memo below:

[REVEALED] The Reason Behind Pastor Adeboye’s Shocking Retirement As RCCG General Overseer

The main reason behind the retirement of Pastor E.A Adeboye as the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has emerged. It was ealier reported that Pastor Adeboye announced his retirement and subsequently named Pastor Joshua Obayemi as the General Overseer to be in charge of the RCCG in Nigeria while he continues to lead the church worlwide. A source who was a witness to the announcement made at the RCCG ground in Shimawa, Ogun put the records straight concerning the shocking retirement of the…