Tag: Church

I will be the greatest and richest preacher like my father  — Pastor David Ibiyeomie

Pastor David Ibiyeomie, the founder of Salvation Ministries has said he would be the greatest and richest pastor like his father during his time. The preacher said this during a ministration in Port Harcourt on Sunday, October 3 according to a report by Vanguard. The cleric admonished Christians to praise[Read More…]

US church adopts cryptocurrency for offerings, tithes

A United States church has adopted cryptocurrency as payment for offerings and tithes by members. At first, the church, Back Bay Baptist Church, during the surge in COVID-19 cases stopped passing baskets around to collect offerings, according to a report by Baptist Press. The south Mississippi church has however taken things[Read More…]

Court remands man for allegedly stealing phones in Celestial church

A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday ordered the remand of one 23-year-old Paul Anthony who allegedly stole two mobile phones in a church. The defendant had pleaded guilty  to stealing the phones, both valued at  N110,000, at the premises of the Celestial Church of Christ, Oluwatife [Read More…]

Just In: Terrorists storm Kaduna Church, abduct several worshipers in an early morning attacks

At least one person has been confirmed dead while several others have been abducted on Sunday morning when arms-wielding bandits attacked a church in Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward in Chukun local government area of Kaduna State. LEADERSHIP Newspaper reports that the dead person was confirmed to be a medical[Read More…]

Nigerians react as some Lagos churches reopen today amid fear of COVID-19

Churches in Lagos State are reopening today after four and a half weeks of lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic. But while Catholics, Methodists, Anglicans and the leadership of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, in the state are resuming services, two senior clerics, Pastors Tunde Bakare and Chris Okotie, are[Read More…]

Police Arrest Suspect With Explosive Device In Living Faith Church

The police in Kaduna State say they have arrested a middle-aged man with dangerous items suspected to be Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at a Church located at Sabon Tasha area of Chikun local government area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, told newsmen, that the[Read More…]

“Can you imagine top church officials engaging in doubling figures” – Winners Chapel sack senior Pastors for stealing from church’s treasury

The Presiding Bishop of Winner’s Chapel, David Oyedepo, has dismissed some officials for allegedly stealing from the church’s treasury. Oyedepo, who spoke on Saturday during an empowerment summit organised for the church’s ordained workers. TheCable Newspaper reports did not however, did not disclose the number of officials affected. He said,[Read More…]

“The Church has kept quiet” – Enugu Cleric on why the church must rise up

A cleric, Rev Chinedu Eboyi of the Anglican Church of Ascension, Enugu, has charged Christians to always speak the truth and to fight against immoral behaviors in their respective families to engender a better society. Eboyi made the call while preaching a sermon on Sunday in Enugu. The cleric lamented[Read More…]

Cardinal Onaiyekan Says Christians Should Christianise Nigeria Instead of Lamenting Over Plans To Islamise Nigeria

John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, has called on Christians, to rise up and Christianise Nigeria instead of complaining that Muslims want to Islamise the nation. Onaiyekan made the call in his homily at a Mass to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation at Our Lady of Perpertual Help[Read More…]

Opinion: Why ‘100 Most Influential People In The Nigerian Church’ Must Be Rejected

By ‘Yemi Adebowale   The Nigerian church is perhaps the most widely recognized in Africa and even maybe the world at large. Nigerian churches and church leaders have popped up on the list of the richest, most populated and churches with most branch numbers across the world according to credible[Read More…]