Gov Sani-Bello admonish Christians to see pilgrimage as spiritual exercise ….warns pilgrims against abscondment

Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has called on Christians to see pilgrimage to Holy Land as a spiritual exercise. happy Governor Bello, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Alh Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, disclosed this while bidding farewell to 171 intending pilgrims to Israel held at the Government House, Minna on Thursday. He said that pilgrimage is a spiritual trip and not tourism.   According to him, Christians in the state should show more commitment in their quest to making trips to the holy land through self sponsorship…

CHRISTMAS: Gov Sani Bello urges Christians To emulate virtues, lifestyle of Jesus Christ

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has felicitated with the Christian faithfuls as they celebrate this year’s Christmas to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, Governor Sani Bello admonished Christians to celebrate the occasion, reflecting on the true essence of life and creation generally. The Governor stated that in this period of love as exemplified in the birth of the Jesus Christ, there was the need for all Christians to show love and share with neighbours…

Gov Yahaya Bello Inaugurates Chapel in Govt House After 28 Years

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello has inaugurated the Government House Chapel for the Christian worshippers after 28 years since the creation of Kogi State,   Governor Bello who was represented at the Christmas Carol by his deputy, Edward Onoja on Saturday asserted that the newly constructed Government House chapel symbolised unity, access, inclusion which his adminstration vowed to enshrine in public institutions in the state.   He pointed out that his government  promised to deepen these virtues in his administration’s second term until all kogi indigenes would no longer be…

Xmas Carol: Emulate virtues of Jesus Christ, Oyetola charges Nigerians …sues for peace, love, harmony

Osun state Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has charged Nigerians to emulate the virtues of Jesus Christ and rededicate themselves to God by abstaining from all forms of immoral act. He called on the citizens particularly christians to imbibe the lessonsand spirit of love, peace, harmony and good  neighbourliness as preached and demonstrated by Jesus Christ. Governor Oyetola stated this on Thursday while addressing the congregation of different Christian denominations under the aegis of Osun State Christian Association of Nigeria (OS-CAN), at the 2019 Christmas Carol, organised by OS-CAN in conjuction with…

Church Council Debunks Video Associated To Bishop Bakare On Social Media

The Board of Trustees and members of the Towers of Flocks Evangels Ministry, on Monday disclaimed a viral video of Bishop Dr. Osmond Bakare on social media, describing it as handiwork of detractors and enemies of Christendom whose stock in trade was character assassination. The Ministry, in a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja and signed by its Council Chairman, Arch. Rockson Essien, stated that the video in circulation was false, malicious and totally a misrepresentation of facts, saying all that are contained in it cannot be a true representation…

Commitment to religious values should inspire further support for Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Crusade – Omo-Agege

Sincere commitment to religious and ethical values should inspire further support for the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s battle against corruption and Christians in positions of authority have a duty to help lead such fight, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. Speaking on “Christianity and Accountability for Christians in Government” at an event organized by the Palace of Priests Assembly in Abuja, Senator Omo-Agege urged all Christians occupying privileged positions in government to shun all forms of injustice, divisiveness, greed and corruption, added that corruption is now the…

DG Worships with Christian Corps Members, Preaches Religious Harmony

Corps Members have been urged to protect the unity of the country and avoid actions that may jeopardize its corporate existence. The NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this charge while worshipping with National Association of Christian Corps Members during this visit to Borno State Corps Members having their Orientation Exercise at Government Science Secondary School, Batagarawa, Katsina.   The NYSC helmsman, who met the Corps Members during church service also urged them to avoid hate speech, rumour peddling and be cautious while using the social media in order…

PRESIDENT OBASANJO & ALHAJI ATIKU ABUBAKAR: A Reconciliation Not An Endorsement . By Bishop Matthew Hassan KUKAH

I have deliberately made this explanatory note long because I think it is necessary that people make up their minds based on the facts, given my central role in the event. I note that Sheikh Gumi has already told his own side of the story. I feel obliged to state my own side so that Nigerians can have a clearer picture of my own involvement. Sadly, I personally did not read President Obasanjo’s statement until two days later on the Internet since I was not physically in the hall. Although…

I Never called Tinubu to beg for Ambode – Adeboye

The General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has refuted claims that he called the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to beg for a second term ticket for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State. The decision of elders in APC, Lagos State to support the aspiration of former Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has left the second term ambition of Ambode in jeopardy. Reports had it that Adeboye called Tinubu to beg for Ambode to be allowed…

John McCain: Obama, Bush lead Washington service

Former presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush have paid tribute to Senator John McCain at a service at Washington’s National Cathedral. The Vietnam War hero, who became one of America’s most high-profile politicians, died a week ago from brain cancer at the age of 81. President Donald Trump did not attend the memorial service. The two Republicans had major differences, both personal and political. McCain’s family made it clear that Mr Trump was not welcome at memorial services in the state of Arizona – which McCain represented as senator…