CAN seeks review of worship time to 90 minutes

Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja  THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has requested that worship centres be allowed to go beyond one hour. The association stated this during...

CAN happy with reopening plan

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has hailed the Federal Government for the planned reopening of worship centres. CAN described the development as victory over...

Saudi Arabia reopens Madinah mosque from Sunday

The Saudi Arabia government has approved the re-opening of Masjid Al Nabawi, Madinah gradually from Sunday 31 May with precautionary measures. According to the approved...

Saudi Arabia declares Eid al-Fitr to start on Sunday

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in...

Pope advises worshippers to follow health rules during worship

Pope Francis on Sunday called on worshippers to take care and to follow regulations to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus when taking...

Enugu lifts ban on religious gatherings

The Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), Enugu State chapter, has said that normal services will resume in churches in the state on May 10. The...

Pastor Adeboye: Stay at home if you love yourself

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has advised Nigerians to obey the lockdown order of President Muhammadu...

Sultan: Ramadan starts Friday in Nigeria

Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced that Ramadan will start on Friday, April 24. The NSCIA President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad...

Kano bans Tafsir, Taraweeh prayers

The Commissioner of Religious Affairs, Dr Muhammad Tahir Adam said the state government has banned Tafsir, Taraweeh and Tahajud prayers. Adamu said the government will...

Islamic Council Suspends All Ramadan Gathering, Asks Nigerian Muslims To Hold Lectures Online

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has asked all Muslims in the country to suspend every physical activities pertaining to the Ramadan fast...

Ramadan begins April 25, says League of Imams and Alfas

A group, the League of Imams and Alfas of South-West Nigeria (Rabitot-ul-Aimmah wal ‘Ulama), has said that this year’s  Ramadan will begin on April...

Churches locked as Nigerians celebrate Easter indoors

Precious Igbonwelundu, Lagos; Augustine Okezie, Katsina; Osagie Otabor, Akure; Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki;  Adekunle Jimoh, Ilorin; AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna; Kolade Adeyemi, Kano; Elo Edremoda, Warri;...

Rivers: Catholic Church asks members to observe Easter Sunday at home

The Catholic Church in Rivers State on Friday asked its members to stay safe and observe Easter Sunday at home. This was contained in a...

COVID-19: Ondo grants permission for church Easter service

Osagie Otabor, Benin Ondo State Government has granted permission for churches in the state to hold Easter Sunday services. It however issued some conditions the churches...

Christian faithful stay away from Palm Sunday church services

The lockdown ordered by the federal government has been more effective this Sunday than last one in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja as...

Pope celebrates mass in an empty church

During a Palm Sunday mass held in a deserted church, Pope Francis has told young people on Sunday not to be afraid to put...

Lent: End Violence, Catholic Bishops Urge PMB

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has appealed to President Muhammad Buhari to end the unprecedented waves of violence and brutality in the...

Pope Francis shuts door to married priests in Amazon

Pope Francis, on Wednesday refused to endorse a proposal to allow married men to serve as priests in the Amazon region, in what would...

Pope decides on special exception to priestly celibacy rule

Pope Francis is expected to decide on Wednesday whether to make a limited exception to the celibacy rule for priests, one of the most...

Living Faith Church set to establish 10,000 new churches across Nigeria in 2020

By Emmanuel Nwoye Dr David Oyedepo, President and Founder, Living Faith Church (LFC), says the church has commenced efforts at planting additional 10,000 new churches...
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