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Imo Catholic crisis: Pope may shut down 163 parishes

• Adamant priests adopt new tactics  • I’m awaiting my installation, says Okpalaeke Pope Francis is seriously considering total shut-down of the 163 parishes in Catholic Diocese of Ahiara in Imo State over the protracted crisis generated by appointment of Peter Okpalaeke as Bishop. Okpalaeke’s appointment four years ago after the demise of

Pope Francis slams anti-Christian attacks in Nigeria, Central Africa

  Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced “shameful” attacks on Christians in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR), calling for an end to “all hate and violence”. “I have been profoundly saddened by the massacre last Sunday in Nigeria, inside a church, where innocent people were killed,” the pontiff said at the

Parents: a major cause of child delinquency

  Having celebrated Children’s Day few months back, there is a recent finding that the prevalence of bad behaviour in recent times has increased by over 33 per cent. Every sane parent in this world wishes and prays that their child(ren) become more successful than they are. As a result, there

PFN hails suspension of Corporate Governance Code

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) yesterday hailed  the Federal Government for suspending  the enforcement of the  Corporate Governance Code issued by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN). The PFN’s commendation is contained in a statement issued  in Benin by its National President, Rev. Felix Omobude. Omobude lauded the suspension of

‘RCCG amending constitution on leadership structure’

THE Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) is amending its constitution to reflect its new administrative and leadership structure, it was learnt yesterday. RCCG Head of Media and Public Relations Pastor Segun Adegbiji, stated this at a media parley at the church’s Redemption Camp in Ogun State. This follows General Overseer (GO) Pastor Enoch

Adeboye to Christians: serve God in spirit, in truth

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, yesterday urged Christians to serve God in spirit and in truth if they truly want to experience the blessings of God in 2017. He spoke at the 2017 Annual Lagos State Thanksgiving Service held at the

Adeboye retires as RCCG’s General Overseer

Pastor Enouch Adejare Adeboye has retired as the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God ( RCCG) in Nigeria. He announced the decision on Saturday morning and will be replaced by Pastor Joseph Obayemi. More details soon.

Kukah meets Fani-Kayode, Obanikoro, Abati at EFCC

Catholic Diocese of Sokoto Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah yesterday met with some detainees in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He prayed for the detainees, including former ministers Musiliu Obanikoro and Femi Fani-Kayode and  a former presidential spokesman Dr. Reuben Abati. According to a statement by the EFCC