Christianity is not Superior by Olufemi A., Ph.D

The highest result of Education is Tolerance (Helen Keller, 1903). There is a need to look inward on the matters that dismantle the peaceful coexistence in our society. In a multi ethnic society that share the bond of religion, tolerance is pertinent. Tolerance can never be achieved if one group plays God. If we are to live in peace, we must come to know each other better (Lyndon B Johnson, 1965)   When I lived in the Muslim community of different cultural groups in the North and South of Nigeria,…

Deborah Samuel: No cover up, assailants must face judgment – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria CAN(19 Northern States and Abuja) has expressed deep saddeness over the recent ugly development in Sokoto State, that led to the gruesome murder of Miss Deborah Samuel, a 200 Level female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto for an alleged blasphemy.     The Association in a statement signed by Chaplain Jechonia Gilbert,Public Relations Officer (PRO),CAN (19 Northern States and Abuja) said;     “The umbrella organisation of all christians in Northern Nigeria condemn this gruesome and barbaric murder of Deborah in strongest…

EASTER CELEBRATION : Ortom calls for peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has for the umpteenth time called for peaceful coexistence between and among Nigerians as the needed elixir for development to take place. Governor Ortom said an atmosphere of peace and cooperation between the government and the governed was the needed ingredient for any development or progress in any nation. In his goodwill message to Nigerians to commemorate this year’s Easter celebration, the Governor also canvassed for religious tolerance between and among different religious adherents. For him, all religions preaches peace and good neighbourliness and wondered…

EASTER CELEBRATION : Gov Sani Bello felicitates Christians, charges them to sustain prayers for lasting peace in Niger state   

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has congratulated Christians in Niger State and beyond as they celebrate Easter, the season of the remembrance of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ for the salvation of mankind.   In a message, Governor Sani Bello noted that Easter is a significant celebration observed by Christians which portrays the sacrifice and love examplified by Jesus Christ, who is the foundation and the end of the Christian faith.   He stressed the need for Christians to celebrate Easter solemnly while reflecting and imbibing the…

EASTER CELEBRATIONS: Niger Police Congratulates Christian faithful, assures crime-free celebration

Niger State Commissioner of Police,CP Monday Bala Kuryas has re-affirmed his command readiness to provide adequate security during the Easter festivities and beyond in the state.   In view of this, the Command in its effort at ensuring a crime-free Easter celebration in Niger State ,has emplaced proactive security measures designed to provide a robust and visibility security avalanche for Nigerlites and residents of the state which is laid on sufficient deployment of Police personnel to worship centres, recreation centers and other public places during festivities as well as intelligence…

Gov Ortom Congratulates Katsina-Ala Bishop-Elect …promises continued partnership with the Church 

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has congratulated the Bishop- Elect of Katsina – Ala Diocese, Benue state, Most Reverend Father Isaac Bunde Dugu on his appointment. Rev Father Dugu was appointed Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Katsina- Ala in Benue state by the Holy Father Pope Francis on Saturday, April 9, 2022. He succeeded Bishop Peter Adoboh who died on February 14, 2020. Governor Ortom in a congratulatory message described the new Bishop as a true servant of God who has worked tirelessly to propagate the gospel and…

You Are A Courageous Leader, Anglican Church tells Ortom

In far away Portharcourt, the Rivers State capital, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State was on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022, was again honoured. This time with the prestigious “Courageous and Purposeful Leadership Award” by the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). It was an elaborate ceremony that had the cream of the clergy, not just the Anglican Communion family, but from different denominations. The political class was also not in short supply. The Diocese of Evo, Ecclesiastical Province of Niger Delta which hosted the ceremony was filled to the brim. Apart…

NCC Christian Fellowship holds 2021 Christmas Carol

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Christian community under the aegis of the NCC Christian Fellowship (NCCCF) recently organised its annual End of Year Thanksgiving and Christmas Carol to thank God for a successful and prosperous year, and to seek divine guidance for the year 2022.   At the event, which took place at Commission’s Christian Chapel located at NCC’s Annex Office, Mbora District, Abuja, members reveled in the glory of a successful year 2021 through rendition of soul-lifting and praise worship through special carols that resonate with and symbolize the…

DUNAMIS AT 25: The Triumph of Calling And Character By Moses Okezie-Okafor

“And he said unto him, Behold now, there is in this city A MAN OF GOD, and he is AN HONOURABLE MAN; all that he saith cometh surely to pass: now let us go thither; peradventure he can shew us our way that we should go.” 1 Samuel 9:6.   Dunamis International Gospel Centre which turns 25 years today was born on Sunday, November 10, 1996. 5 years later in January of year 2001 I joined the Commission. This was shortly after I was called to the Nigerian Bar. I…

Insecurity is distraction for Governors, says Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has said that, no Governor will like to ignite violence, as that will not only be a distraction but will hinder development initiatives. Engineer Sule stated this while hosting the Bishop of Lafia Diocese, Most Reverend Bishop David Ajang, on a thank-you visit, at the Government House, on Wednesday. According to him, if there is any person that requires peace, it’s the governor because without peace, there won’t be space to govern. He dismissed claims that certain governors were inciting violence in their state,…