Tag: Christian

‘Can a born again Christian be possessed by demon?’

Demon which means an evil spirit or devil which could possess a person is one of the most dreaded beings in the world of spiritualists. All religions have their exorcism methodology to get rid of this being. However, a Nigerian on a popular forum, Nairaland, asked a question, “Can a[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Buhari says “The reality is that, 90 percent of Boko Haram victims are Muslims”

President Muhammadu Buhari says 90 percent of Boko Haram victims are Muslims and that the insurgents are seeking to use religion to divide Nigerians. He said there is no room for those who seek to divide Nigerians on the basis of religion. The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church[Read More…]

A Devout Christian, Thrown Out of University Over Anti-Gay Remarks

A devout Christian who was thrown off a university social work course after being accused of posting “derogatory” comments about gay and bisexual people on a Facebook page has lost a high court battle. According to Guardian UK, Felix Ngole, 39, from Barnsley, was removed from a two-year MA course[Read More…]

Katsina University Bans All Christian Student Fellowships And Associations

A Nothern Nigerian State University bans all Christian student fellowships and associations by the authorities of the Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua University in Katsina State, a clear indication of religious intolerance. An internal memo dated January 17, 2017 from the university obtained by NewsWireNGR, indicates that the institution has placed a[Read More…]

“Zero Prosecution of Persons Involved In Killings of Christians” – CAN Condemns Release of Kano Suspects

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has strongly condemned the release, without trial, of all suspects in the murder of a 74-year-old Christian woman, Bridget Agbahime, in Kano. Mrs. Agbahime was killed in June at Kofar Wambai Market by a mob after she was accused of blasphemy. Five suspects were[Read More…]

Governor el-Rufai Donates Cash To Christian Stabbed For Not Fasting In Kaduna By Muslim Youths

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai yesterday present ed an undisclosed amount to Francis Emmanuel Olokpo, 41, who was attacked and stabbed by Muslim youths for eating during fasting period. el-Rufai who had visited the victim at St. Gerald Hospital Wednesday morning, was at the hospital for the second time[Read More…]

Christians In Osun Vow To Wear Choir Robes If Muslims Are Allowed To Wear Hijab

The Christian Association of Nigeria, on Wednesday, vowed to issue a directive to Christian schools in Osun state, instructing the pupils to wear choir robes, if the government goes ahead to implement a court ruling on hijab wearing. This was contained in a communique issued by CAN Osun state chairman,[Read More…]

For Refusing To Join Muslims To Fast In Kaduna, Christian Man Escapes Death; Severely Stabbed

A Christian man, Francis Emmanuel, on Wednesday narrowly escaped death as a gang of six youths, believed to be Muslims, armed with daggers stabbed him severally at a restaurant in Kakuri, Kaduna. They accused him for not fasting. Tension flared after the incident as the man was rushed to St.[Read More…]

Islamic Group Condemns Kano Blasphemy Killing In The Name of Religion

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), has condemned the murder of a market woman in Kano, Mrs. Bridget Agbahime, by a mob for alleged blasphemy. JNI, an Islamic organisation headed by the Sultan of Sokoto, Mohammed Sa’ad Abubakar III, described the killing as most unfortunate. In a statement in Kaduna by[Read More…]

Christian Family ‘Devastated’ After Daughter, 24, Is Kidnapped, Forced To Marry A Muslim Man

A Christian woman who was kidnapped in Pakistan last year is believed to have been forced to marry her Muslim captor, her family claims, reports UK DailyMail Newspaper. Student Maryam Mushtaq, 24, was abducted as she was walking with her younger brother on her way home from college in Lahore in[Read More…]