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How God saved me from potential plane crash – Bishop Oyedepo

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Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo on Friday recounted how he escaped a “potential plane crash” alongside those travelling with him. Oyedepo shared the testimony at the ‘Breakthrough Service’ held at the church’s world headquarters in Ota, Ogun State and broadcast to all the zonal centres of the church in Ota and Lagos. The Bishop told the congregation ...

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Vatican confirms kidnap of Italian priest in Benin

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An Italian priest has been kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, church officials in both countries have said. Maurizio Pallu was snatched on Thursday in broad daylight by armed men just outside of Benin City, Italian media reports said. “Pope Francis has been informed about the Italian priest Maurizio Pallu kidnapped in Nigeria and he is praying for him,” chief ...

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Sukuk bonds are Sharia loan, Nigeria not an Islamic country —CAN

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The Director of Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, has come down hard on the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, saying its opposition to the Sukuk Islamic bonds by the Federal Government shows that it is acting like a spoilt child. How do you respond?   In the first place, whoever that Ishaq is, I have gathered that he ...

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Kano declares Friday public holiday to mark Islamic New Year

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The Kano State Government has declared Friday, September 22, as public holiday to mark the new Islamic year. This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhammad Garba and issued to newsmen in Kano on Wednesday. The Islamic New Year, which is the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar, coincides with activities marking the ...

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2,842 Kaduna pilgrims return home from Hajj

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Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, on Saturday said a total of 2,842 pilgrims from Kaduna had returned home after performing 2017 hajj in Saudi Arabia. The Board Public Relations Officer, Yunusa Abdullahi, made this known in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna. Abdullahi said that the pilgrims returned by Medview and Max Air in ...

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Vatican recalls diplomat from US in child porn probe

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The Vatican has recalled a priest serving as an envoy in Washington and opened a child pornography investigation after US officials asked the church to lift his diplomatic immunity. The Vatican said Friday that US officials complained in August “of a possible violation of laws relating to child pornography images by a member of the diplomatic corps of the Holy ...

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Updated: Two female bombers killed in Borno state

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Yesterday, two female suicide bombers were killed by the Police when they detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to their bodies in the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State. A statement issued and signed by DSP Isuku Victor, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in Maiduguri, said eight people sustained injuries in the incident. Victor also said that the incident ...

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Vatican treasurer faces sexual assault charges

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Cardinal George Pell, one amongst the most senior figures in the Vatican will appear in the dock at Melbourne Magistrates Court for his first hearing since the charges were created by Victoria Police against him last month. The 76-year-old, who has strongly denied the charges, has been given an absence leave from his role at the Vatican as Secretariat for ...

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106 Chibok girls set to start school September – FG

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On Saturday, the federal government assured Nigerians that the 106 Chibok girls, who were freed by the Boko Haram insurgents, would finally resume school in September 2017. Minister of women Affairs and Social Development, Jummai Alhassan, said this during a special luncheon organized for the girls and their parents in Abuja. The rehabilitation and reintegration programmes organised for the girls ...

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Guinean President announces one day Prayer For Buhari

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President of Guinea, Alpha Condé has asked all Muslims the in the country to hold a 24-hour prayer for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. Condé announced this while delivering a speech to the country’s Council of Ministers during a meeting on Thursday. At the meeting, he expressed his concern for the sick Nigerian President and afterward declared that Friday ...

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South African court rules against single-religion schools

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By Robert Njeru The Johannesburg High Court has passed a ruling outlawing single-religion schools in South Africa. This means that it is now illegal for public schools to promote any one religion at the exclusion of others. This ruling has drawn mixed reactions from various circles. According to the High Court, promotion of any particular religion at schools is bound ...

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Mixed reactions trail the merging of religious studies as CAN fumes

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Nigerians have continued to react to the removal of Christian religious Knowledge (C.R.K.) from the school curriculum by the NERDC. The agency had merged CRK with Ethics and social studies, a move which has prompted reactions from the Christian Association of Nigeria. CAN has condemned the move as a plot to Islamize the country. Sources from the Ministry of Education ...

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School Board No Longer Allows Delegations on Muslim Prayer Accommodation

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News that the Peel District School Board will no longer permit delegations on the disputable issue of accommodating Friday prayer for Muslim students was not welcomed.   Seat Janet McDougald made the declaration on Feb. 14 board meeting that was loaded with people who were against the recent choice to better lay out how Friday prayers are to be taken ...

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My Month of Solutions

By Pastor Amos Dada amos.dada@gmail.com   Welcome to the month of November our month of Solutions. Our God of abundant love and solutions will in the splendour of His Majesty couple with his sovereignty touch all  areas of your life that has defiled solutions since January this year or years past. God will give you heavenly and permanent solutions to ...

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Nigeria: Redeem The Time

Nigeria: Redeem The Time. amos.dada@gmail.com By Pastor Amos Dada PhD : P. Eng   I want to thank God and join Nigerians at home and in the diaspora for the grace  we have to celebrate our birthday as the giant of Africa, preferably referred to as our Independence Day.   Past few years have been tough for us particularly in the area ...

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My Appeal To Nigerians at Home and Abroad

My Appeal To Nigerians at Home and Abroad By Pastor Amos Dada PhD,P.Eng Chem. Eng I want to appeal to the Federal Government  to do all they can to develop Nigeria and help the poor Nigerians to breath. I want to appeal to the militants to stop vandalizing the pipelines. You are hurting yourself and all Nigerians living and unborn. ...

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My Month of Uncommon Favour

My Month of Uncommon Favour By Pastor Amos Dada PhD; P. Eng, Chem Eng For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for a life time;Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy comes in the morning. Psalm 30:5 I welcome you in the name of the Lord to your month (July)  of uncommon favour. I pray that your years ...

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My Month of Developing Myself

My Month of Developing Myself By Pastor Amos Dada PhD; P.Eng. amos.dada@gmail.com   My son, keep your father’s commandment, and forsake not your mother’s teaching. 21 Bind them on your heart always; tie them around your neck.22 When you walk, they[d] will lead you;    when you lie down, they will watch over you; and when you awake, they will talk ...

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