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Four die, others injured as bus carrying church band falls into Taraba river
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Four die, others injured as bus carrying church band falls into Taraba river

No fewer than four persons were killed in a road accident after the bus they were travelling in fell into a river in Taraba State. DAILY POST reports that the accident occurred on Sunday afternoon in Sarti, headquarters of the Gashaka Local Government Area of the state. Several other occupants of the bus, said to belong to the Adamawa State branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), were also confirmed to have suffered various degrees of injuries. The bus was said to have been conveying members of the Christian Reform Church-Nigeria (CRC-N) unity band back to Yola, the Adamawa state capital. According to an eyewitness account, the passengers, who were all members of the band were being conveyed back from the National Music Concert of CRC-N Unity Band, held in Serti, ...
Woman Raped in churchyard by stranger
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Woman Raped in churchyard by stranger

A woman said to be in her 20s has reportedly been raped in a churchyard reportedly located in Oxfordshire. The victim was approached by a man she doesn't know while walking along Church Green in Witney at just after 1.30am on Sunday September 19, and subsequently dragged her into the churchyard of Saint Mary’s Church where she was raped. Thames Valley Police’s investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Lewis Prescott-Mayling said officers were trawling CCTV and undertaking forensic examinations. He appealed for any witnesses to get in contact. Mayling said;  ‘We are in the initial stages of our investigation into a rape that was reported to the force in the early hours of this morning. ‘A thorough investigation has started in earnest...
How popular pastors come to our shrine to get power – Wife of Anambra chief priest
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How popular pastors come to our shrine to get power – Wife of Anambra chief priest

Lolo Ebelechukwu Obi, wife of the chief priest, Idemili Cultural Centre, Agulu in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, Chief Ralph Ndidi Obi has revealed how pastors patronize her husband for powers. In an interview with BBC pidgin, the young lady who got married to the chief priest eight years ago, said some popular pastors usually visit her husband seeking for spiritual power to enable them perform miracles in their churches. She revealed that prior to her marriage with the chief priest, she was a prayer warrior in church, stressing that she was dismayed when she saw the secret of some ‘men of God’ who display power in church. “After getting married to my husband, some pastors that I cannot even mention, I started seeing them here and my husband, the chief priest, usu...
Pastor Adeboye Sells Off Helicopter Over Maintenance Cost Worth N123million
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Pastor Adeboye Sells Off Helicopter Over Maintenance Cost Worth N123million

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has reportedly sold his helicopter with registration marking 5NEAA. It was stated that the helicopter was purchased in September 2020 to ferry the Pastor and other officials of the church across the world for the preaching of the gospel. The helicopter was, however, suspended from flying by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in April 2021 over alleged expired documents and spare parts which needed to be replaced. According to Church Gist, the total cost of maintaining the helicopter for a single month was about $300,000 (N123 million). This has caused the renowned gospel preacher to sell off the aircraft, the news site reported. It was also stated that the managers of the aircraft c...
Flood destroys four houses, church in Akwa Ibom
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Flood destroys four houses, church in Akwa Ibom

Four houses and a church were on Thursday destroyed after a heavy rainfall in Eket, Akwa Ibom. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the torrential rainfall lasted for 14 hours between 4a.m. and 6p.m. and also destroyed many shops. Eket residents, who spoke with NAN on Friday, said the rain destroyed houses on seven streets in the town. Mr Hezekiah Testimony, a resident, said the rain wreaked havoc and destroyed a church at Umana Ndon Street in Idung Afianwe. Testimony expressed displeasure at the early rainfall in September saying it lasted for 15 hours and caused the flooding of Eket and its environs. He called on the Eket Local Government Council boss to visit Afaha Eket to see how erosion had been pulling houses down. “Let him come to Afaha ...
BBNaija: Why I stopped attending church – Saskay
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BBNaija: Why I stopped attending church – Saskay

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Saskay, has revealed how a church frustrated her family shortly after her mother died. The development, she said, made her stop going to church for some time. Saskay said this on Wednesday while speaking to Angel during their ‘Kindness Task’ which had them asking each other personal questions about themselves. Giving her reasons, the housemate said the church her family attended made things difficult for them after her mother died.
Don’t jump into Marriage because somebody has Money – Bishop Oyedepo appeals to Single people
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Don’t jump into Marriage because somebody has Money – Bishop Oyedepo appeals to Single people

Senior Pastor of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, has appealed to young people not to get married because of money. Taking a cue from his own life, the clergyman gave the advice while preaching in his church on Sunday, August 29, stating that he did not have money when he got married to his wife, Faith, 39 years ago. ''You don't jump into marriage because somebody has money. I didn’t have no money. I didn't look like someone who will have money. Just one boy who doesn't know what he is saying, always saying, "Jesus loves you." Did we say, "He hates us before"? You think this man has any future? There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. You couldn't imagine that you could see the meaning of wealth and now they ...
Pastor Adeboye reveals what he told one of his daughters who got married one year after she complained that no man was coming to her
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Pastor Adeboye reveals what he told one of his daughters who got married one year after she complained that no man was coming to her

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor E.A  Adeboye has shared the story of how one of his daughters who was known for always 'too serious', got married one year after cautioning her to smile more often. While delivering a sermon in his church on Sunday, August 29, the clergyman while harping on the importance of laughter, said the young lady had come to him to complain that no man had asked her out. The 79-year-old clergyman said he told her that if he was also single, he wouldn't have come close to her as she was always looking like someone who just had a fight. He said immediately she started learning to laugh always, she got married one year later. ''When I became General Overseer, the teachings around then were that as a true Christian y...
Christ Embassy pastor and his church members fined $35,000 for holding service in Australia despite Covid-19 restrictions
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Christ Embassy pastor and his church members fined $35,000 for holding service in Australia despite Covid-19 restrictions

Christ Embassy Sydney pastor, Marvin Osaghae, and 30 adult members of his church have been fined for holding service despite Covid-19 restrictions. Australian police were on Sunday, August 22, called by fed-up neighbours of Chris Oyakhilome’s Christ Embassy church in Sydney as members gathered for another service despite COVID-19 lockdown. When police arrived, there were 60 devotees in attendance, half of them children. The thirty adults in attendance were arrested and fined $1000 each. The church was also fined $5000, making it a total of $35,000. They were fined for disobeying the lockdown order aimed at preventing more deaths and reigning in the more than 800 new cases NSW is recording each day. Footage of a sermon delivered by Christ Embassy Sydney pastor Marv...
Celestial church members narrate how they ”passed exams they didn’t sit for because they were in a trance”
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Celestial church members narrate how they ”passed exams they didn’t sit for because they were in a trance”

  A number of Celestial church members have narrated how they ''passed'' exams they missed because they were in a trance in church. They began sharing their stories after a Twitter user revealed that a friend of hers went into a trance in church yesterday, August 22, and she will likely stay that way for 7 days, meaning she will miss her exams which starts today. Usually, white garment church members who go into a ''trance'' stay that way for days. Other white garment church members, including Celestial Church members and Cherubim & Seraphim members, responded, saying the friend has nothing to worry about because the God who she is serving will 'take care of her exams.' They then narrated how they missed their exams because they were in a trance, yet they passed...
Why Nigerians Are Not Committing Suicide Amid Hardship – Pastor Enenche
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Why Nigerians Are Not Committing Suicide Amid Hardship – Pastor Enenche

Prediction Development Africa Pastor Paul Enenche, the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, has revealed why there is minimal suicidal attempts in the country despite the current hardship ravaging the nation. In a sermon on Sunday at the church’s headquarters, Glory Dome Abuja, Pastor Enenche said the Nigerians would have killed themselves over the economic situation if not for church. According to him, Nigeria and other countries in Africa survived COVID-19 due to mysterious power of God, stressing that some world leaders who predicted that millions of Africans would die of the disease were disappointed. He said, “Thank God for Church, otherwise many people would have kill themselves since. If they say there was suicide, just imagine what will happen if ...
100 Level UniJos Student Killed on her way to Church, Laid to Rest
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100 Level UniJos Student Killed on her way to Church, Laid to Rest

A 100 level Religion and Philosophy student of the University of Jos, Doris Bitrus Danboyi, who was killed on her way to church, has been laid to rest. The President of the Student Union Government of the UNIJOS, Danladi Joshua and Speaker, Prosper Lakai, who confirmed the incident said the 20-year-old student was murdered by suspected hoodlums around Bauchi Junction on Sunday, August 15. She was laid to rest on Wednesday, August 18, after a service of songs at the Assemblies of God Church, Jos.
Bride Forced To Stand By The Road To Beg For Ride On Her Wedding Day As Car Breaks Down On The Way To Church
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Bride Forced To Stand By The Road To Beg For Ride On Her Wedding Day As Car Breaks Down On The Way To Church

The story has been of a bride who had to stand by the side of the road and beg for a free ride to her own wedding after her bridal car broke down 25 minutes from the church. The bride in Gloucestershire had to hitchhike to her own wedding after the bridal car she was in broke down. Shenice Beirne was already running 20 minutes late to the ceremony - where the love of her life Sean Beirne waited nervously - when the chauffeur-driven vehicle suddenly ground to a halt. Shenice said she "stood in her big white dress" at the side of the road trying to call taxis, but to no avail, reports GloucestershireLive. The bride's sister Siobhan Ellis stood alongside her trying to wave down passing cars. Shenice later took to Facebook to describe the events, writing: "The most unimaginable ...
Ex-Foursquare General overseer, Wilson Badejo, Dies at 74
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Ex-Foursquare General overseer, Wilson Badejo, Dies at 74

The Former General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Wilson Badejo has died. Badejo died on Saturday, August 8, while on his way to the Bells University, Ota, Ogun State for a meeting as chairman of the school’s Governing Council. The clergyman was reported to have driven himself out of his house but later handed the vehicle over to his driver. He is said to have started to experience difficulty in breathing before he eventually passed on. He was rushed to a hospital in Ota, Ogun State where he was confirmed dead. Confirming the incident, the National Secretary of the church, Rev. Yomi Oyinloye, said Badejo will be sorely missed.
Single Mum of two Arrested for pouring hot water on Woman who Accused her of Dating her Husband
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Single Mum of two Arrested for pouring hot water on Woman who Accused her of Dating her Husband

A 37 years old single mum of two, Joy Sunday, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for pouring hot water on the face of another woman Justina Ameh who accused her of sleeping with her husband. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Agbado divisional headquarters by the elder sister of the victim l, one Kelechi Samuel. Oyeyemi said Samuel reported that she went for a vigil at the Spring of Life Global Ministry situated at Giwa area of Agbado with her younger sister when the suspect came into the church with a container of hot water and poured it on her sister's face thereby causing her grievous harm. She stated further that while she was trying t...
RCCG Pastor Killed inside Church in Lagos
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RCCG Pastor Killed inside Church in Lagos

Suspected assailants have killed a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Bolanle Ibrahim inside his church, the King of King parish at Maidan village in the Mile 12 area of Lagos state. New Telegraph reports that the clergyman was praying for mothers and their children when the suspected assailants stormed the church and tried to drag him out. The distraught wife of the deceased, Mrs. Kudirat Ibrahim said on the fateful day her husband was killed, he was fasting. She said for the period they courted she never suspected her husband to be a cultist, wondering where people heard that he was a cult member. “What they are saying about him are blatant lies, my late husband was a man of God and he served him to his death. I wasn’t at home on the fateful day of the...
Church tries to Resurrect man who reportedly Died in his Sleep in Delta (video)
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Church tries to Resurrect man who reportedly Died in his Sleep in Delta (video)

A man who reportedly died in his sleep in Delta State was taken to a church where they attempted to resurrect him with prayers. It was gathered that the incident happened in Ugbokodo community in Okpe Local Government Area of the state. According to Justice TV, the man identified simply as Junior went to bed on Monday night, August 2, but did not wake up on Tuesday morning. After the church failed to resurrect him, Junior was taken to the General Hospital Ughoton, where he was confirmed dead. The remains have been deposited in the morgue. Watch video below
“I stand with Oyedepo. Church is business,” Comedian Baba de Baba says any pastor who can’t win “rich souls” should be fired
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“I stand with Oyedepo. Church is business,” Comedian Baba de Baba says any pastor who can’t win “rich souls” should be fired

Comedian Baba De Baba has said he stands with Oyedepo following the sack of multiple pastors who were "unfruitful". A pastor, Peter Godwin, had granted an interview claiming he and over 40 other pastors were given sack letters because they were not generating enough income from their branches . Another pastor, InChristed Michael, spoke up, claiming even more pastors were fired in Lagos and Benue state over low-income generation . Reacting, Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, aka Winners Chapel Worldwide, said the pastors were fired because they were "unfruitful, blatant failure" . Oyedepo's statement has divided people, with many opposing him and some defending him. Supporting Oyedepo, Baba De Baba said "church in Nigeria is business" an...
”No room for laziness and unfruitfulness”- COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo backs Bishop Oyedepo who fired over 40 pastors because they were ”unfruitful and blatant failures”
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”No room for laziness and unfruitfulness”- COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo backs Bishop Oyedepo who fired over 40 pastors because they were ”unfruitful and blatant failures”

Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly COZA, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has come out to defend Bishop David Oyedepo who recently fired 40 pastors from his church for being ''unfruitful and blatant failures''. Reacting to the development via his IG page, Fatoyinbo who is one of the proteges of Oyedepo, said there is no room for laziness and unfruitfulness. He posed a question that if a person was fired from a bank for not meeting their ''deliverables', would such a person go on social media to rant? Read what he wrote below... ''***No room for laziness and unfruitfulness*** Question! “ if you were fired in the Bank for not meeting up with your deliverables will you go on social media? In @bidemiolaoba ‘s voice “The Bible Says”. - He spake also this parable; A certain man ha...
Young man shot by gunmen on his way home from church in Benue
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Young man shot by gunmen on his way home from church in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have shot a young man identified as Aondofa Michael Terkende in North bank, Makurdi. It was gathered that Aondofa was returning from church on Wednesday morning, July 21, when he was ambushed by the hoodlums. The suspects were said to have made away with his motorcycle after shooting him. He is currently in the hospital receiving medical treatment.
Oyedepo’s church allegedly sacks over 40 pastors for generating Low Incomes in their Branches
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Oyedepo’s church allegedly sacks over 40 pastors for generating Low Incomes in their Branches

A man who identified himself as a former pastor of the Living Faith Church International, popularly known as Winners Chapel, has claimed he and other pastors were sacked by the church for not generating enough money in their respective branches. Peter Godwin said in a video that he was employed as a pastor on the 28th of August, 2020, but on July 1, 2021, he and over 40 other pastors were invited and given sack letters. He said in the video: "Actually, by the special grace of God, our father in this great assembly, Living Faith Church received a mandate from the Lord to plant 10,000 churches in Nigeria and by the special grace of God, I was privileged to be one of the pastors that were employed on the 28th of August, 2020, that was last year. "So af...
Prophet T.B Joshua’s wife is the head of church affairs for now- Synagogue Church of All Nations says
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Prophet T.B Joshua’s wife is the head of church affairs for now- Synagogue Church of All Nations says

  The Synagogue Church of All Nations has dismissed claims of a leadership crisis in the church following the demise and internment of its founder, Prophet T.B Joshua. Some reports on social media had claimed that the church leaders have been in crisis over who oversees the affairs of the church now. In a statement released, the leadership of the church says until the elders of the church have their meeting, Evelyn Joshua who is wife of the late Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua will be in charge of coordinating the affairs of the church. The statement in part reads ''The sequence of events clearly points to an attempt by some mischief makers to draw the ministry into unnecessary controversies.” Mrs Evelyn Joshua is in a mourning mood, following the burial of her late ...
TB Joshua: Is There A Leadership Succession Battle At SCOAN? Find Out What The Church Has To Say
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TB Joshua: Is There A Leadership Succession Battle At SCOAN? Find Out What The Church Has To Say

The Synagogue Church Of All Nations, SCOAN has come out to debunk widespread reports that there was a succession battle in the church. Following the death of SCOAN’s founder, Prophet Temitope Joshua popularly known as TB Joshua, there have been series of speculations on the leadership of the church.   DAILY POST recalls that while some platforms reported that the wife of the late prophet, Mrs Evelyn Joshua was appointed to succeed her husband as the leader of the church, some other newspapers reported that there was an indication that one of the disciples of TB Joshua would take over the leadership. Reacting to a fresh report by a popular newspaper, SCOAN, in a statement posted on the ministry’s Facebook page on Thursday, said there was no succession battle in the church. ...
I Recently Made N102m from acting. I’m the richest actor in Nollywood – Zubby Michael
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I Recently Made N102m from acting. I’m the richest actor in Nollywood – Zubby Michael

Actor Zubby Michael has declared himself the richest actor in the Nigerian movie industry. The actor who made the claim during an interview on Broadway TV, said a check he conducted made him realize that he recently made N102m from acting. According to Zubby Michael, he now has to give out N10.2m to people because he doesn't pay tithes or go to church. He added; “For now, I’m the richest actor and the last time I checked I make money more than other actors. ”Honestly, I don’t think anyone is bigger than me for now and I’m not saying it from a place of pride, Zubby is the biggest actor in Africa for now.” Watch the video below...........
Fire guts Synagogue Church on night of late founder’s candlelight procession; Church reacts
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Fire guts Synagogue Church on night of late founder’s candlelight procession; Church reacts

There was a fire incident at the headquarters of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) on Monday, July 5, 2021.. The fire broke out just an hour after the candlelight procession for the late founder of the church, Prophet T.B Joshua. The procession, which kicked off the week-long funeral rites for the late TB Joshua, held on Monday evening, led by TB Joshua's widow, Evelyn Joshua. Thousands of followers attended the ceremony that started with "three meditative laps of The SCOAN Prayer Mountain in honour of the memory of Prophet T.B. Joshua." Afterwards, members gathered at "the Junction of the Cross" to drop their burning candles. After the candlelight service, there was a fire outbreak at the storehouse within the SCOAN complex at about 11 pm. The church co...
BREAKING: Nigeria’s Secret Police Arrest Six Activists At Abuja Dunamis Church For Wearing #BuhariMustGo T-Shirts
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BREAKING: Nigeria’s Secret Police Arrest Six Activists At Abuja Dunamis Church For Wearing #BuhariMustGo T-Shirts

According to a report by SaharaReporters, some security guards attached to the Dunamis International Gospel Centre (Glory Dome) located along Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Abuja have arrested six human rights activists for wearing #BuhariMustGo (Anti-President Muhammadu Buhari) T-Shirts to the church. About ten activists went to the church on Sunday morning to worship at the church but some of them were surprisingly rounded up and arrested by the church security guards who later handed them over to the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). Six of the activists were whisked away in a Hilux van and two power bikes. The activists were manhandled and beaten by the DSS operatives on the church premises, who also seized their mobile phones. Paul Enenc...
Evelyn: Synagogue Appoints new Leader after TB Joshua Death
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Evelyn: Synagogue Appoints new Leader after TB Joshua Death

The wife of the late Nigerian pastor and founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Evelyn Joshua, is poised to become the head of the Church. The church’s elders met recently and declared Evelyn as the successor to the Nigerian televangelist TB Joshua, AfricaNews reports. Evelyn and Joshua were married for 31 years and had three children together until his death on June 5 at the age of 57. France-based AfricaNews reports that elders of the church met and declared Evelyn the successor to the late televangelist. A top aide of the late cleric was quoted as saying, “Someone must take charge immediately and give spiritual direction on the mode of service continuity. So much spiritual and financial effort went into building SCOAN and it cannot just waste away.” Ev...
Church of God Mission denies a clergyman’s story that its founder, Archbishop Benson Idahosa, raised his mother from the dead
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Church of God Mission denies a clergyman’s story that its founder, Archbishop Benson Idahosa, raised his mother from the dead

The leadership of the Church of God Mission has issued a disclaimer to a clergyman's story that the founder of the church, Archbishop Benson Idahosa, raised his own mother from the "dead."   The clergyman, Apostle Talena, while preaching in a church recently, said ''Archbishop Benson Idahosa, that man raises dead like drinking coke. He was in America when they sent a message that his mother is dead. He said my mother can't die because God didn't tell me. The last time I checked in the spirit, my mother is well. So if God must take her, he has to tell me. So my mother is not dead. Put her on my bed, when I come back, I will wake her. So when are you coming back, he said in ten days time. They said she will smell, he said put her on the bed. If she smells, it is my room. Th...
I Contracted HIV at the age of 19 – Actress Joyce Dzidzor
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I Contracted HIV at the age of 19 – Actress Joyce Dzidzor

Former Ghanaian HIV/AIDS ambassador and actress, Joyce Mensah Dzidzor has narrated how and when she contracted the deadly HIV/AIDS. Dzidzor who recently underwent the test again on a live TV show where she tested positive, disclosed that she had an affair with a man who had tested positive for the virus. She revealed that the 45-year-old man attended same church with her and was helping her after she showed interest in learning how to use a computer. She disclosed that the man who had been helping her, invited her to his apartment one day and they ended up having unprotected sex. Dzidzor said when she got to know about her status, the man had already moved from being an HIV patient to an AIDS patient and died shortly after.
Woman bans family from her funeral and publishes guest list in own obituary
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Woman bans family from her funeral and publishes guest list in own obituary

A woman in Spain organized for her obituary to be published after her death with a guest list of those allowed to attend her burial. Maria Paz Fuentes Fernandez, who died on June 2, banned her family members from attending her funeral. She used her obituary in a newspaper to publish an exclusive guest list for her funeral. She wrote: "Since my family has not been by blood for a long time, I declare in my last will and testament that only the people mentioned below can attend my funeral service, be it at the funeral parlour, church or cemetery." The woman listed 15 names allowed to be present to pay their last respects. She added: "To everyone else who never cared during my life, I want you to carry on living far away from me, just like you were before." The obituary ...
Pastor, herbalist and three others arrested with human parts in Osun state
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Pastor, herbalist and three others arrested with human parts in Osun state

A pastor, a herbalist, and three other men were paraded on Wednesday, June 9, for allegedly being in possession of human body parts. Olagunju Adetunji, a 40-year-old pastor in Kajola, near Osogbo, Osun State, was allegedly caught with human hands and legs. Also paraded was a 50-year-old herbalist, identified as Adewumi Gbadamosi, alongside three others named Rasheed Ajani, Saka Akeem, and Abiodun Adetimilehin. They were arrested for allegedly killing a teenager simply identified as Kehinde near a hospital in Osogbo. Akeem, and Abiodun Adetimilehin. They were arrested for allegedly killing a teenager simply identified as Kehinde near a hospital in Osogbo. The herbalist allegedly confessed to the crime and said the teenager's head was given to the pastor and accomplice, Sak...
Church member mistakenly shares s3x tape to church WhatsApp group
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Church member mistakenly shares s3x tape to church WhatsApp group

Screenshots making the rounds online, purportedly taken from the WhatsApp group of a church, show a sex tape mistakenly sent by a member to the group.   Members of the church in Ghana were shocked when the explicit media was delivered to their phones.   It was sent by a member called Brother Rudolph with the caption, "Mood."   Members quickly expressed their shock, asking Brother Rudolph what he had sent to the group.   Apostle Walter, the Head Pastor of the church, also expressed his displeasure.   The member quickly apologized and blamed it on his friend before deleting it. However, it had been captured by members and is now making the rounds online.    
General Overseer of Redemption Ministries, Rev. Stephen Akinola is dead
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General Overseer of Redemption Ministries, Rev. Stephen Akinola is dead

Popular cleric and General Overseer Of Redemption Ministries, Worldwide, Reverend Stephen Akinola is dead. According to BBC Pidgin, the Port Harcourt-based Pastor died in the early hours of Sunday, June 6, at an undisclosed hospital in Abuja. Akinola was said to have undergone a kidney transplant months back though the cause of his death is yet to be confirmed. It was gathered that members of his congregation rushed to the church which has its headquarters in Port Harcourt to mourn the famous cleric when the news broke. Former Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria as well as former Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Rivers State, Apostle Eugene Ogu confirmed Akinola’s demise on Sunday. “Yes, it is a very sad day for the Christian community. W...
Prophet T.B. Joshua reportedly dead at 57
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Prophet T.B. Joshua reportedly dead at 57

Prophet T.B Joshua has been reported dead. This is according to multiple sources — Nigerian dailies including Peoples Gazzette. He reportedly died Saturday evening shortly after concluding a programme at his church, He was the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN). Hmmm.
Ahmed Gulak’s Murder appears to be Political Assassination – Governor Uzodinma
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Ahmed Gulak’s Murder appears to be Political Assassination – Governor Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has described the killing of former presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak, as politically motivated. Gulak was murdered while on his way to the airport in Owerri, the Imo state capital on Sunday, May 30. Speaking at a press conference today May 31, Governor Uzodimma said he was shocked by the murder of the politician. “I was shocked to my marrows when the sad news of his callous murder was broken to me. I was getting ready to go to church when the sad news came and I could not attend the service again. It was simply one of the most devastating news I have had in my life and I am yet to recover from the shock. Alhaji Ahmed Gulak was in Imo State for a national assignment. He came to Owerri with the Senate Committee on Constitutional Amendment. Bein...
IPOB’s sit-at-home order: Get cutlasses, defend yourselves or forfeit your shops – Governor Umahi tells traders
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IPOB’s sit-at-home order: Get cutlasses, defend yourselves or forfeit your shops – Governor Umahi tells traders

Governor David Umahi has asked residents of Ebonyi state to ignore the sit-at-home order of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and defend themselves if attacked. Seccessionist group, IPOB had declared a sit-at-home in the south-east region from May 29 to 31. Umahi who warned that traders who comply with the sit-at-home order on Monday May 31 will forfeit their shops, charged those who have no weapon to get cutlasses for self-defence. The Governor Umahi  in a state-wide broadcast on Saturday May 29 to mark the sixth anniversary of his administration, also directed that all markets, shops, and offices should open for business on Monday. The statement read; “There should be free movement of people in the state on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and other days of the y...
Trending video of ‘pastor’s wife and a female member’ fight dirty inside a church in Umuahia
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Trending video of ‘pastor’s wife and a female member’ fight dirty inside a church in Umuahia

A video of two women fighting inside a church in Umuahia, Abia state, has been shared online. Facebook user, Sunday Ogirima, who shared the video claimed the woman wearing a blue dress is his pastor's wife while the other lady is a church member. He wrote; TST DAILY DIGEST SHAMELESS DANCE IN THE CHURCH The women fighting inside this Church are TST. The mummy on blue is Mrs Akaa wife of our Pastor in Umuahia District. The lady receiving the heat is the daughter of the Deaconess who is on top of the Pastor's wife. They are our TST warriors fighting themselves inside the Church. My conscience will not be at rest if I see this and close my mouth when I know that if it is TAG that did it I will not spare them. We speak the truth even if it affects us. Some may not like me...
The Quickest Way to Enrich Yourself in Ghana is Starting Church or Becoming a Politician – Yvonne Nelson
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The Quickest Way to Enrich Yourself in Ghana is Starting Church or Becoming a Politician – Yvonne Nelson

Actress Yvonne Nelson has suggested the quickest way to make money in a country that is crippled by unemployment. Unemployment is one of the major issues in Ghana and the youth look for the easiest way to make money. According to Yvonne, having an office job cannot guarantee riches but the quickest way to become a millionaire is to start a church or become a politician. She wrote on Twitter, “wanna enrich yourself fast? Try politics. Start a church.”
Thieves Steal 6ft Bronze Crucifix worth £20,000 from Church Garden of Remembrance for the Dead
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Thieves Steal 6ft Bronze Crucifix worth £20,000 from Church Garden of Remembrance for the Dead

A six-foot bronze crucifix worth £20,000 has been stolen from a church garden of remembrance in Newcastle. According to Daily Mail, thieves took the sculpture from a garden where mourners scattered the ashes of their loved ones outside All Saints Church in Gosforth, Newcastle. The crucifix, which was erected in the church's remembrance garden in 1965, was stolen overnight on Thursday, May 13, the report said. Confirming the incident, Neighbourhood Inspector Harninder Bola, of Northumbria Police said: 'This is a highly sentimental piece of the remembrance garden at All Saints and the church and its congregation are understandably devastated. The crucifix watched over an area where the ashes of the community's loved ones have been scattered and these thieves have disturbe...
“They’ll Quote the Side that Favours them” Etinosa Addresses Nigerian Men who Use the Bible to Demand Submission From their Wives
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“They’ll Quote the Side that Favours them” Etinosa Addresses Nigerian Men who Use the Bible to Demand Submission From their Wives

Etinosa took to Instagram to question Nigerian men who demand submission from women by quoting the Bible. She said such men are quoting the side that "favour them" but ignore the side of the Bible that tells them how to treat their wives. She added: "Isn't it that same Bible that says, 'husband, love your wife like Jesus Christ loved the church and gave his life for her? "Can you give your life for your wife? Watch the video below.
Singer Temmie Ovwasa recounts how she made out with her lesbian partner at the back of a church she had gone to perform
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Singer Temmie Ovwasa recounts how she made out with her lesbian partner at the back of a church she had gone to perform

Openly gay Nigerian singer, Temmie Ovwasa, has recounted how she went to a church to perform and then made out with her girlfriend at the back of the church. Posting via her Twitter handle, Temmie wrote ''I was 17 when I accepted an invitation to perform in a church in a town that was 6-7hrs away, just so I could see my girlfriend(asuu strike). The bus broke down in the middle of the road, that didn't faze me. we made out at the back of the church after I performed. God is Good.''
Pastor Emeka Evans Murdered In His Church In Abuja
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Pastor Emeka Evans Murdered In His Church In Abuja

A pastor known as Rev Emeka Evans of Goodnews City Church, Abuja was brutally murdered in his church while having a lone vigil on Tuesday. The attack wasn't discovered until morning when the assailants had disappeared. He was barely alive when help came but gave up the ghost on the way to the hospital. This has thrown the entire environment into mourning as he was a popular pastor in the Nyanya Jikwoyi axis of Abuja. The matter has been reported to the police but no clue yet. With deep and heavy heart l announce the sudden death of my beloved brother pastor Emeka Evans Unaegbu.May the good Lord show you mercy and accept you in His kingdom.Amen. RIP Nwannem
Gunmen Abduct 13-year-old Boy in Ogun, Demand N50m Ransom
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Gunmen Abduct 13-year-old Boy in Ogun, Demand N50m Ransom

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a 13-year-old boy identified as Gbolahan Ajibola, in Obada-Odo, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. It was gathered that the gunmen numbering six and said to be on military uniform, invaded Destiny Estate Community Association in Obada-Oko around 9:15 pm on Saturday, April 10, shot sporadically in the air before whisking the boy away. The victim, his mother, and grandmother were returning from their shop after attending a programme at Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) when the incident happened. The gunmen, who were hiding in a nearby bush close to the victim’s house, ambushed the family when Ajibola alighted from his mother’s car to open the gate. They reportedly beat both the victim’s mother, Bisi Ajibola, and the grandmother to p...
Comedian MC Edo Pikin shows off his new house, dedicates it to his son
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Comedian MC Edo Pikin shows off his new house, dedicates it to his son

Comedian MC Edo Pikin has taken to Instagram to show off his new house. The comedian dedicated his new house to his son Jayden, who will be dedicated in church today April 11. MC Edo Pikin wrote; As I DEDICATE you to God today , I DEDICATE this HOUSE to you my son, congratulations my king JAYDEN OJIE GBADAMASI  @kingojie2021 @lilytom_ you the best wife in the world my precious pearl The king is going to church today , you all should join me celebrate my son @kingojie2021
Pastor Breaks into ex-lover’s House and Mercilessly Beats her
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Pastor Breaks into ex-lover’s House and Mercilessly Beats her

31-year-old Pastor of Gathering of Saints church in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe has been arraigned in court for reportedly breaking into his 46-year-old ex-lover’s home and mercilessly assaulting her. It was gathered that the incident occurred after Maritha Khumalo who refused to allow the Pastor into her home at Entumbane, locked herself in. Pastor Nkomo was said to have left briefly only to return around 7pm to hide in a nearby maize field, anticipating that Maritha would eventually open the door. He was however spotted at the farm by his ex-lover. After realising that his plan was not working, Pastor Nkomo scaled over the precast wall and knocked on Maritha’s door. After she insisted on not opening the door, he then climbed onto the roof where he removed two asbestos sheets and jump...
“Over my dead body” – Catholic priest says he’ll never give US President, Joe Biden, Holy Communion unless he repents
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“Over my dead body” – Catholic priest says he’ll never give US President, Joe Biden, Holy Communion unless he repents

A Catholic priest has said he will not give US President, Joe Biden, Holy Communion if he attends his parish. Rev. Fr. William Kosco, whose parish is in Buckeye, Arizona, condemned Catholics who are pro abortion. He also said Biden "is diametrically opposed to all of the basic moral principles that are proclaimed by the Roman Catholic Church", therefore, he will not give Biden Communion if he attends his Church. "Joe Biden is welcome to come to Mass here; his ideas are not welcome," Rev. Fr. William Kosco said. His opinion has divided viewers, with some taking his side and some opposing.

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