Pope installs new cardinals, including first African-American

Pope Francis on Saturday installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the pontiff’s impact on the...

CAN: CAMA 2020 dangerous to national interest

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday demanded the suspension of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020. CAN, in a position paper, said CAMA...

Concerns as churches, mosques reopen in Lagos

Four months after they were closed as a preventive measure against further spread of COVID-19, churches and mosques have received the green light to...

Pastor William Kumuyi authors Yoruba Bible

The General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, has authored a Yoruba Bible concordance, called Bibeli Mimo Atoka. The cleric, with...

Bishop Oyedepo: Coronavirus’ just the beginning of end time woes

The Founder and Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide International aka Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has said the coronavirus pandemic is just...

CAN bans tarry nights, midweek services in Cross River

Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has placed a ban on all-night prayer sessions and midweek services in Cross River to stem the spread of...

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...
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