Synagogue’s Hate Statement on The Nation’s Reporter

When a building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) collapsed last month, The Nation’s Precious Igbonwelundu was one of the first set of reporters to get to the site. For days after the collapse, she was at the site to get on-the-spot reports. This did not go down with the church. In … Continue reading

Bishop Oyedepo Reacts to Being Named Richest Pastor in the World

Winners Chapel GO Bishop David Oyedepo who recently turned 60, has reacted to the Forbes List of World’s Richest pastors where he was placed at No.1 with an estimated worth of about $150million. Asked about Forbes’ estimate of his fortune, Bishop Oyedepo told Reuters that he doesn’t know how Forbes arrived at their figure but … Continue reading

TY Bello delivers set of twins after 9 years of marriage

Renowned photographer and artiste, TY Bello is now a mum. The singer-photographer who has been married to hubby, Kashetu Bello,  for nine years now, was delivered of her baby in the United States of America. She delivered a set of twin boys, who have already been named Christian and Christopher, on Saturday. TY’s best friend, Rita … Continue reading

Joe Praize Shares his Grass to Grace Story on Cool FM’S Praise Jam

Coast2Coast’s head honcho Joe Praize was on 96.9 Cool fm’s Praise Jam on Sunday where he shared about his life, music and more with Jibike, the co-host on the Sunday show. Joe Praize spoke about his grass to grace story, how he was orphaned at a tender age and had to hawk to get by. … Continue reading

RCCG Pastor Escapes From Boko Haram After 10 Months of Captivity

A pastor, identified as Rotimi Obajimi of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), who was kidnapped about ten months ago, last Tuesday escaped from Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. Pastor Obajimi, who served as a pastor in the rural area of Borno/Yobe Province of the church, was said to be on his way … Continue reading

$9.3m Arms Deal: Presidency Clears Oritsejafor

The federal government has exonerated the president of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor from the alleged involvement of his aircraft in the controversial $9.3million arms deal in South Africa. The senior special assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on public communication, Dr Doyin Okupe, told Religious Affairs Correspondents yesterday in Abuja that Oritsejafor, … Continue reading

INTERVIEW : MICAH STAMPLEY TALKS ABOUT HIS NIGERIAN CHURCH EXPERIENCE

American gospel singer, Micah Stampley, has been coming to Nigeria since 2001 and recently in the first weekend of this month in Abuja, he was part of the House on The Rock Church, The Refuge 15th year anniversary and the dedication of the church building, the Citadel & Towers, christened “The Transformation Centre.” He was … Continue reading

Ayo Oritsejafor: Before God and man… I know nothing about the $9.3m arms deal

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, yesterday for the first time spoke on the controversial $9.3m cash allegedly smuggled into South Africa by two Nigerians and an Israeli using his private jet. The money which has been confiscated by a South African court was meant for the purchase of arms … Continue reading

Anglican Women Will Participate In Election Processes – Primate’s Wife

Mrs. Ngozi Okoh, wife of the Primate and Anglican Archbishop of Abuja, has said that women of the Anglican Communion would participate fully in the 2015 general elections. Okoh, President of the Mothers’ Union, said this on Sunday in Abuja in an interview at the end of a two-day national conference and launch of the … Continue reading

“Is Chris Okotie a Christian?” – CAN Slams Okotie For Asking Oritsejafor To Resign

Pastor Chris Okotie took to his facebook to write an open letter to the president of CAN and asked for his resignation over the $9.3m botched arms deal scandal. You can read it HERE. CAN’s director for National Issues, Mr. Sunny Oibe, while speaking with Punch said that Okotie had no moral standing and was … Continue reading

Gay Prosecution: Open Letter to the Archbishop of Jos, Ignatius Kaigama

Dear Ignatious, I read with joy your comments condemning Nigeria’s draconian anti-gay legislation, and the consequent un-Christian persecution of gay people (published in the Pinknews paper). You added that there had been a “gross misinterpretation of the law” by the media. This is not true. As a Christian Nigerian man who is openly homosexual, and … Continue reading

“The Antique” Movie Starring Olu Jacobs, Akpororo, Bimbo Akintola, Kiki Omeili (WATCH TRAILER)

Get ready for thrills, betrayal, laughter and an unforgettable movie experience as the movie – “THE ANTIQUE” is set to hit the big screens shortly. Starring movie greats such as Olu Jacobs, Bimbo Akintola, Ricardo Agbor, Funso Adeolu as well as Lekki Wives’ Kiki Omeili, Gabriel Afolayan, comedian Akpororo, Omowunmi Dada and introducing Oge Indiana, … Continue reading

Pastor Oyemade Set to Wed

The Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre, Poju Oyemade is about to quit bachelorhood. Oyemade is one of the most eligible bachelors in Lagos. His good looks and gentleman nature makes him an ideal suitor for any woman. But for years, the dynamic preacher has steered clear from relationships which was a worry to most … Continue reading

Chris Okotie Calls For Oritsejafor’s Resignation As CAN President – Over $9.3 Million Scandal

Head pastor of Household of God Church, Chris Okotie, has called for the resignation of the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ayo Oritsejafor, over the $9.3 million arms deal scandal, which his private jet was involved in. He expressed his thoughts in a write-up on the Church’s Facebook page titled –  “$9.3M … Continue reading

Pastor Arrested for Allegedly Raping Woman During Deliverance

Detectives at Ikere Division of the Nigerian Police, in Ekiti State,  have arrested one Anthony Arogunmasa, popularly known as ‘Pastor’ of Araromi Street, Ikere Ekiti, for allegedly raping a 19-year-old girl under the pretence of giving her spiritual cleansing. The 29-year-old suspect, who confessed to the crime, accosted the victim on September 23 at about … Continue reading

DOWNLOAD ALBUM:: TY Bello – The Morning Songbook (FREE Download)

Here’s a gift from Nigerian Musician, Photographer and Philanthropist, TY Bello, to you on this special day 10-10-2014 – The Morning Songbook. The album contains hit tracks ‘Yahweh’ (ft Wale Adenuga) and ‘Jesus Jesu’ and guess what? It’s FREE! This is what she has to say… “Today’s date is really interesting. In so many ways, … Continue reading

DOWNLOAD:: Higher – Kachy Ft Mike Abdul

Have you gotten your dancing shoes ready? Gospel singer, song writer, and TV Presenter, Kachy Samuel who is known for her popular gospel music show on cable TV, “Gospel Rhythm” which showcases various gospel singers all over Africa, is set to get you dancing. The gospel diva has released a new single tilted “Higher” featuring Fuji-Gospel … Continue reading

TB Joshua Accuses Commentators of ‘killing Nigeria’

LAGOS—Against the backdrop of reactions that have continued to trail the recent collapse of the six-storey guest house attached to the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Ikotun Egbe, Lagos, the founder, Prophet T.B. Joshua, has again fired at several commentators, describing their alleged negative commentaries as an act of destroying Nigeria’s image before the … Continue reading

$9.3m scam: Delta CAN faults attacks on Oritsejafor

ASABA—CHAIRMAN of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Ughelli North Local Government Area chapter, Delta State, Rt. Rev Diamond Emuobor, has decried what he described as the unwarranted attacks targeted at the National President of the association, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, over the alleged use of his private jet to smuggle $9.3 million into South Africa. … Continue reading

154 churches deserted over Borno, Adamawa attacks – Catholics

The Catholic Church in Nigeria on Monday alleged that it was presently facing great persecution in the three North-East states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, which have been under emergency rule since December, 2013, with 154 of its churches in the state deserted. The church, in a statement titled, ‘While Our People Perish’ signed by … Continue reading

Ruth & Boaz Fellowship Of The Fountain Of Life Church Presents “Arise & Shine” | @Bimztheory @RnBMinistry

Following the success of the event tagged ‘Rich Fulfillment’, the Ruth and Boaz Fellowship of The Fountain of Life Church, Ilupeju has come up with another bumper package as the year gradually comes to an end.This time around with the theme: ‘Arise and Shine’. The Ruth and Boaz Fellowship is a support system group for … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: M.A.S.S Concert, Ado Ekiti Postponed Till October 31, 2014

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT In view of the recent political crisis which culminated in the declaration of a dusk to dawn curfew by the Government of Ekiti State, the organizers of Music According 2D Streets N Scriptures M.A.S.S 2.0 Concert – Ekiti Edition wish to announce the postponement of the said concert from the earlier scheduled date … Continue reading

EVENT:: Excellence in Leadership Conference 2014: The Exemplary Leader (XL) Nov 2014

Once every year, Africa’s brightest minds gather towards National Transformation in a 3-day conference branded “Excellence in Leadership Conference (ELC)” hosted by Rev Sam and Nike Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Centre. The 2014 edition has been themed “The Exceptional Leader (XL)”. The greatest resource need of our country is information and you can’t lead people … Continue reading

Gospelite Music Awards (GomAwards) 2014. And The Nominees Are…

Gospelite Music Awards (GomAwards) Kaduna on Sunday, October 4 released the nominees list for her 2nd Annual awards at a well packaged, organised and funfilled Pre-GomAwards Party/Nomination Show. According to Tokkida Semlek, CEO Tok86 Int’l, organisers of the annual Awards, this year’s awards ceremony is slated for December 13, 2014 “Lots of entries were received … Continue reading

Pope launches historic review of teaching on family, marriage

Pope Francis on Sunday launched a major review of Catholic teaching on the family that could lead to change in the Church’s attitude to marriage, cohabitation and divorce. An extraordinary synod, or meeting, of nearly 200 bishops from around the world and a sprinkling of lay people will, for the next two weeks, address the … Continue reading

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome removed as trustee of Church’s U.K. branch

The face-off between the Founder of Believers Love World (aka Christ Embassy) Chris Oyakhilome, and his wife, Anita, has taken a new dimension with Mr. Oyakhilome now removed as a trustee of a United Kingdom’s branch of the church. With Mr. Oyakhilome’s removal, his wife, Anita, now presides over a seven-man Board of Trustees of … Continue reading

Synagogue building collapse: TB Joshua warns ‘bad commentators’ to stop or …

Nigeria’s popular televangelist and General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations Temitope Balogun Joshua, commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua has warned people to desist from bad comments against his church and on the recent building collapse of September 12th at the Synagogue Church of All Nations’ guest house in Ikotun area … Continue reading

EVENT:: “The Seven Horns Of Joshua” Concert To Hold on the 26th of October, 2014

It is the second edition of “The Seven Horns of Joshua” Concert powered by TheDavidsPraise Concept (TDPC). Let’s do it again as in the days of Joshua… Join Jerry Omole, BeejaySax, FunmiSax Ajayi, Tosin Oni, Segun Atoyebi, Saxmuel, and Miracle Sax as we raise the roof, open the windows of Heaven and experience awesome worship, … Continue reading

Assemblies of God Church holds convention amid crisis

…Aggrieved members tried hard but failed to stop programme Over the years, members of the Assemblies of God Nigeria look forward to the coming of their annual Peniel Revival Convention. This year was not any different although the members had at the back of their mind the leadership crisis rocking the church as they came … Continue reading

EVENT:: Spirit Of David (SOD) Presents Performance Art Festival DANCEOGRAPHY on October 1

Danceography is a performance art festival that showcases iconic Spirit of David dance moments captured by Modamo.com. This dance-photography exhibition includes a gallery of dance works as staged and performed by Spirit of David over the last three to four years include; • A “Bus Trip Down Memory Lane” • Performance art such as Interactive … Continue reading

DOWNLOAD:: Salama Nigeria – Bouqui Ft. Solomon Lange

Savoring the ecstasy of Nigeria’s 54th Independence Day celebration coming up tomorrow, the rap-vangelist BOUQUI is here with something special for all Nigerians titled Salama Nigeria. Salama Nigeria is produced by VC Perez and it means Peace Nigeria in Hausa Language..She featured the vibrant northern Gospel singer Solomon Lange and it is a prayer song … Continue reading

Pastor Taribo West Preaching at Alaba Market

Former Super Eagles defender turned pastor, Taribo West pictured above preaching in one of the lines in the electronics section of Alaba International market, Ojo, Lagos on Thursday September 25th. Being an ex-international footballer is an advantage to get people’s attention but it seemed like people were more interested in taking his pics than listening … Continue reading

Catholic Denies Condemning Oritsejafor Over $9.3m Arms Deal

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria on Friday denied that its President, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, had accused the President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, of denting the image of Christianity in Nigeria over the controversial $9.3m allegedly found in the aircraft owned by the CAN President. In a statement made available to … Continue reading

Anglican members want demolished church rebuilt

Just as the special committee set up by the Anambra State government to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the conflict that erupted between the Diocese of the Niger, the Anglican Communion and the Nkwelle Ezunaka community, leading to the demolition of a church building, the Bishops of Niger Province, Anglican Communion has demanded … Continue reading

Pope Francis marks 100 years from WWI

Pope Francis on Saturday denounced those who profit from the “madness” of war at a ceremony in the north west of Italy to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. “In today’s world, behind the scenes, there are interests, geopolitical strategies, lust for money and power, and there is the manufacture … Continue reading

None dead at Synagogue Building Collapse – Church

The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), said on Friday that no one has been confirmed dead following the building collapse that occurred near the main church auditorium in Lagos. ‎The media department of the church explained that contrary to media reports, no one is trapped in the rubbles. The church said those who were … Continue reading

SYNAGOGUE CHURCH: Over 15 bodies recovered from collapsed building

At least 15 bodies have been recovered from the scene of the collapse building near the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Ikotun in Lagos. The incident and development have been confirmed by the Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, Friday Adeboayo ,who said that rescue operations are on to evacuate injured persons. The … Continue reading

BOKO HARAM: We need to change our lifestyle to reflect the times, Nigeria is at war – Catholic Church

Following the continued attacks by Boko Haram fighters  in the North- Eastern part of the country, the Catholic Church has said  it is clear that Nigeria is at war. The church also observed  that despite the situation, Nigerians are moving on as if nothing is happening. Speaking with journalists in Calabar, Yesterday, Fr. Evaristus Bassey, an Executive … Continue reading

COHBAMS ASUQUO KICKS OFF SESSION WITH CONTESTANTS; ACADEMY DAY 52

It’s not every day one gets to work with Award winning Music Producer and songwriter Cobhams Asuquo  which the contestants deeply appreciated as they got to work with him on their personal music compositions. Cobhams Asuquo’s entry into the Academy lit up the expressions on the contestants’ faces when they realized his arrival was not … Continue reading

Oyakhilome Sacks Pastor as Divorce Mess Rages

Church bans couples from attending same parish The controversy surrounding the di­vorce suit filed in court by Rev Anita, the estranged wife of the founder and General Overseer of Christ Embassy Church, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, in which she has accused her husband of ‘adultery’ and ‘unreasonable behaviour’ continued to rage all through the week even … Continue reading

Calling All Music Business Practitioners – Woodclef Professionals’ Network is Collating Data

Sequel to the recent Press Release on Woodclef Professionals’ Network, Woodclef is at the Data Collation & Awareness Stage of the vision. Woodclef said: We are currently collating the data of Music Business Professionals in Africa. If you are a Music Business Professional and you fall into the underlisted categories or probably your category is omitted, kindly send a … Continue reading

iBook:: Ceasefire – Buchi

DescriGgg Gospel Raggae singer, Buchi with multiple awards present Ceasefire with lots to teach in the True Crime categories of itunes. Description The novel Ceasefire is a masterly crafted narrative by multi award-winning singer and university lecturer for many years, Buchi, who tells the story of a brilliant, well-brought-up student who unfortunately gets enmeshed in … Continue reading

10 Ways to Become a Better Songwriter

Read A LOT. Seriously!!!! (Poetry, scripts, stories, etc.) Listen to a LOT of music In a variety of genres. Write with others. Develop strong co-writing relationships. Focus on your strengths. Whether they consist of your ability to write lyrics or melodies, etc. Become the best at those strengths! Spend time with God and learn to … Continue reading

Pope Francis Encourages Catholics and Pentecostals to “Walk Together”

Recently Pope Francis has been speaking up on some matters that is consider as “Important Policies”. Often speaking in his native Spanish, Francis has focused on issues close to his heart — the plight of the poor and unemployed, the environment and even evolution, seemingly emboldened to speak his mind on topics that must make … Continue reading

Catholic Church reiterates stand against homosexuality

President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has said the stand of the church against same sex marriages is unwavering. He said the church would not excommunicate the gay community,but would assist them with prayers and counselling to overcome their abnormal behaviours. Kaigama, who spoke in Jos while briefing newsmen on … Continue reading

PICTURE:: President Jonathan at Mount Tabor in Israel today

Here are photos of President Jonathan at Mount Tabor (Mount of Transfiguration) one of the Holiest Sites in Israel earlier today. The president was accompanied to the holy site by CAN President Oritsejafor, Bishop David Oyedepo, Primate Okoh, Governors of Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Benue and Plateau. GEJ is currently in Israel for the 2014 Pilgrimage. See … Continue reading

Jonathan arrives in Jerusalem for pilgrimage

President Goodluck Jonathan arrived in Jerusalem on Saturday for a two-day pilgrimage to Israel. According to the president’s itinerary, he will observe the Sabbath Day on Saturday at the Wailing Wall, where he will pray privately before going to Mount Tabor and Mount Carmel. Jonathan will also visit some other Christian holy sites during the … Continue reading

Okorocha Sues for Peace Over Ahiara Catholic Diocese Crisis

OWERRI—GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha of Imo State yesterday called on all the interested parties in the Ahiara Catholic Diocese dispute to pursue peace, ensure peace and maintain peace and work towards the amicable resolution of whatever was the cause of the dispute. The governor in a statement through Sam Onwuemeodo, his Senior Special Assistant on Media, … Continue reading