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Corona virus: Megachurch suspends services, shifts to social media

City Harvest Church, a controversial 16,000-member megachurch in Singapore, has suspended all physical meetings and will instead meet online as the global outbreak surged to more than 64,000 cases penultimate Friday. The number of COVID-19 (formal name of coronavirus) cases in Singapore has risen to at least 58 cases. “In view of the increasing number […]

Fear grips Hong Kong churches … As China appoints Christian persecutor to oversee affairs

China has appointed an official who spearheaded the removal of hundreds of crosses from churches to a key position overseeing affairs in Hong Kong and Macau. Xia Baolong, vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, oversaw the campaign against the churches in Zhejiang, a province in eastern China. He is close to Chinese […]

In support of ASUU on IPPIS

By Auwal Ahmed Ibrahim Goronyo The Academic Staff Union of University is asking the Federal Government of Nigeria a simple question. Why NNPC, NIDC, CBN, FIRS and other lucrative revenue parastatals are not in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS? While up to today there is no sufficient answer from the side of […]

Who said God does not love the Blacks?

By Echi Nwogu We were the first humans on earth and gave birth to some offsprings that migrated away in time and space in the antiquities. Most of the serious minerals required for high tech products are home in Africa. The African genes and DNA are the best.  This is why the whites prefer black […]

The Supreme Court ruling on Bayelsa gov election

By Stanley Imhanruor Esq. The All Progressives Congress should accept the judgment of the Supreme Court on the Bayelsa State governorship seat in good faith. In fairness to the Supreme Court justices, they interpreted the law strictly the way it is. Meanwhile, law lords like Oputa JSC and Lord Denning, would have by judicial creativity […]

CAN asks Buhari to fulfill promise

Christian Association .of Nigeria (CAN) has reminded President Muhammadu Buhari of the electoral promises he made regarding the rescue of Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, and other Chibok girls that are still under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents. CAN said the situation was disheartening and painful that a government that freed Leah Sharibus fellow school-girls […]

2020 workshop for Church of Nigeria Publications writers ends in Owerri

By Chukwudi Ikpe The 2020 Church of Nigeria Publications Writers Workshop has ended with loud ovation and great expectations. The four day event, which kicked off on Monday and ended on Thursday at St. James (Anglican) Church Uzii was hosted by the Diocese of Owerri. In his address after the Holy Communion service which proceeded […]

Bishop Oparah descends on politicians … Says many of them have no integrity

By  Chukwudi Ikpe Politicians have come under attack for frequently dumping parties that helped them into power and joining others. The Bishop of Owerri, Rt. Rev. Chukwuma Oparah, Ph.D, JP, who condemned such act, last Sunday, described it as shameful. Bishop Oparah was preaching the sermon at a thanksgiving service to mark the end of […]

When marriage is a crime

By Julius Oweh The marriage institution in all climes is revered and adored because it is at the core of human existence. The Glorious Koran and Holy Bible speak glowingly of the benefits of marriage and human beings are admonished to take the institution very seriously. In African society, marriage is seen as a sign […]

Bishop David Oyedepo and US visa denial?

By Anthony Ademiluyi During this week, the news was agog with the ‘news’ of the visa denial of the Founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church or Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo by the United States Consulate in Lagos. The ‘news’ had it that the prosperity Bishop was so livid with anger at […]