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Over 2000 Pastors Storm Ebonyi state to Pray for Gov Umahi over Insecurity
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Over 2000 Pastors Storm Ebonyi state to Pray for Gov Umahi over Insecurity

In a bid to stem the tide of insecurity in the country, over two thousand pastors have embarked on fasting and prayers in Ebonyi State for Governor David Umahi. The one-week fasting and prayers is organized by the Ebonyi State Government in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ebonyi State Chapter, following the insecurity ravaging the country. The clergymen offered fervent prayers to God to arrest every criminal behind the insecurity in every part of the country. They also asked God to give the leadership of the country the wisdom to tackle the challenges of insecurity.
My sister-in-law is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits’ – Heartbroken Nigerian man writes presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi
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My sister-in-law is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits’ – Heartbroken Nigerian man writes presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi

A Nigerian man whose sister-in-law, Dorathy Yohanna, is among the three Greenfield University students killed by bandits, has written an emotional letter to the presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi, asking him to talk to his boss. The man, Yamai, with the Twitter handle, @ydcoal, said his mother-in-law has been unable to eat or even take a shower since Dorathy was abducted on Tuesday April 20. He said it is devastating that the answer to her prayers for the safe return of her child is now the news of her demise in the hands of those who abducted her. His tweets read ''Hi @toluogunlesi, my sister-in-law was among the 3 dead students found today from Greenfield University. We are all trying to unpack our feelings. People’s children have become sports for bandits & kidnappers. I...
Nigerian Leaders Need Prayers From Followers – Ahmad Lawan
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Nigerian Leaders Need Prayers From Followers – Ahmad Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has urged Nigerians to continue praying for the leaders in government as they tackle the various challenges facing the nation. Lawan, according to a statement released on Saturday by his media office, made the appeal at the launching of Pataskum Emirate Central Mosque Appeal Fund, at Potiskum, Yobe State. The Senate President, the statement added, announced a donation of N20 million to support the project. He said, “Every time, leaders need prayers, particularly from the followers. “Our leaders, particularly our President, Muhammadu Buhari, may God grant him good health, God has given him the leadership of this country through you. “He is trying his possible best for you and we too that are part of his leadership, we are trying our best ...
“These Days I Live a Miserable Life to the Extent I want to Commit Suicide” – Kannywood actress, Ummi Zee-Zee Shares Disturbing Instagram post
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“These Days I Live a Miserable Life to the Extent I want to Commit Suicide” – Kannywood actress, Ummi Zee-Zee Shares Disturbing Instagram post

Kannywood actress, Ummi Zee-Zee has got her friends and fans worried after she shared a disturbing post about being suicidal. Zee-Zee, who took to Instagram on Saturday, April 3, said she is living a miserable life and wants to take her own life. "This days I live a miserable life to the extent that I want to commit suicide. Please don’t ask me why. All I need from you are prayers.” She wrote Since she made the Instagram post, her relatives and fans have flooded her Instagram page to share words of encouragement, prayers and support.  
Update: Rapper, DMX’s Condition Reportedly ‘not Looking Good’ as he Remains in ICU in Critical Condition after “Drug Overdose”
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Update: Rapper, DMX’s Condition Reportedly ‘not Looking Good’ as he Remains in ICU in Critical Condition after “Drug Overdose”

American hip hop icon, DMX was rushed to a New York hospital on Friday, April, 2, after he reportedly suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack. Sources close to the rapper told TMZ that the incident occurred at his home at around 11 pm, The New York rapper, 50, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was taken to the White Plains Hospital in New York and is in the critical care unit. The report also said he has "some brain activity" with one source stating that he's in a "vegetative state" and doctors have cautioned he may not make it. A family member of the rapper told the publication that paramedics tried resuscitating him for 30 minutes, and during that time he was deprived of oxygen. Doctors have reportedly told the family the...
Footballer, Lee Collins Dies is Dead
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Footballer, Lee Collins Dies is Dead

Yeovil Town captain and defender, Lee Collins has died at the age of 32. The club confirmed that the English footballer passed away on Wednesday, March 31, in a statement on their website. The cause of death is yet unknown. Collins had made eight National League appearances for the Glovers this season having joined from Forest Green Rovers in 2019, and was on the bench for the Glovers' 3-1 win over Barnet last Saturday. "All at Yeovil Town Football Club are mourning the loss of club captain Lee Collins," said the club. "Lee sadly passed away yesterday and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. "We ask everyone to respect the family's privacy at this time. The club will make no further comment at this time. "Our game with Altrincham tomorrow has bee...
You are Everything I Prayed for and Then Some – Adesua Etomi-Wellington Tells Banky W as he Turns 40
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You are Everything I Prayed for and Then Some – Adesua Etomi-Wellington Tells Banky W as he Turns 40

Singer, BankyW, turns 40 today March 27. His wife, Adesua took to her Instagram page to shower him with praises and prayers, She thanked him for being there for her and for their son, Zaiah. According to her, BankyW is everything she prayed for and some more. Read her post below ''It's my partners birthday. @bankywellington My purpose partner My life partner A partner in every sense of the word. I thought I loved you before but my goodness, this past year has revealed so much more about the human being that you are and my heart muscles stretched even further. Thank you bubba, for the goodness of your heart. Thank you for the million back and foot rubs. Thank you for the love, care and attention. Thank you for all the things I can't even say out loud. Thank you for being suc...
Bride-to-be allegedly Kidnapped 48 Hours to her Wedding in Kano
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Bride-to-be allegedly Kidnapped 48 Hours to her Wedding in Kano

The whereabouts of bride-to-be, Amina Gwani Sham'una Gwani Danzarga, remain unknown five days after sh was reportedly kidnapped in Kano. It was gathered that Amina, a resident of Koki quarters in Kano Municipal, was abducted on Friday, March 12, two days before her wedding slated for Sunday, March 14 The student of Federal College of Education, Kano, was last seen by her family members when she left her family house at Koki for school on Friday evening. She later visited her friend in Dorayi Quarters, where she dropped her exams card. Family members feel she was kidnapped on her way back from Dorayi. Amina’s uncle, Gwani Yahuza Gwani Danzarga, told Daily Trust that apart from two text messages earlier received from her telephone line, the family has not received any call fr...
Congratulations Pour in as Actress Bukunmi Oluwasina Shows Off her Baby Bump Months after her Wedding
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Congratulations Pour in as Actress Bukunmi Oluwasina Shows Off her Baby Bump Months after her Wedding

Bukunmi Oluwasina is pregnant with her first child months after her wedding. The award-winning actress, whose love story with her long-time best friend made news headlines in September 2020 ,shared maternity photos to Instagram. Her baby bump was in full display in the photos. Her colleagues responded with congratulatory messages and prayers for the mum-to-be.
Tonto Dikeh Releases Statement as NCPC Denies Appointing her as Peace Ambassador
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Tonto Dikeh Releases Statement as NCPC Denies Appointing her as Peace Ambassador

Tonto Dikeh has released a statement after NCPC denied her claim that she was appointed Peace Ambassador for the Commission. Tonto had taken to Instagram to write that she's now a "proud Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) Ambassador for Peace Building." She added, "finally, I wish to announce my position as the new Ambassador of the Commission for peace building." She also told her followers that she needs "prayers as we embarked on peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable." Reacting, the NCPC said the information is false. A press statement released by the NCPC reads: "The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission NCPC wishes to state in categorical terms that King Tonto Dikeh paid an official courtesy visit to ...
Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission
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Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission

Actress Tonto Dikeh has been made an ambassador for peace building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC). On Thursday, Feb 25, she was received by Reverend Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of NCPC at his head office where they deliberated on NCPC's vision. Reacting to her appointment as the new Ambassador for the Commision of Peace Building, Tonto said she needs the people's prayers as she embarks on "peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable."
We need to support our security agencies with superior weapons and not with prayers – El-Rufai
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We need to support our security agencies with superior weapons and not with prayers – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has stated that Nigerian security agencies need to be supported with superior weapons and not with prayers.   The Kaduna state Governor said this at a town hall meeting organised by the national security adviser, which had governors from the north-west region and traditional rulers in attendance.   El-Rufai who noted that security should be the number one priority of the government and collective responsibility of all citizens, decried the attacks carried out on miltary men by bandits.   He said;   “This town hall meeting is not complete without other stakeholders because of the short notice. So, we agreed that this north-west be reconvened in the next two weeks. The date will be announced by the NSA and COAS. “Bandit...
Teju Babyface Showers Himself With Prayers On His 42nd Birthday
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Teju Babyface Showers Himself With Prayers On His 42nd Birthday

Comedian, television host and author Teju Babyface has showered himself with prayers as he celebrates his birthday. The 42-year-old shared a picture of himself in an Instagram post on Wednesday. He began his prayers with a verse of the bible. “’So teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts to wisdom’ It’s hard to believe that another 365 days have passed and as I stand with all appreciation to the Most High God on this birth day of mine. “I pray that I learn to walk circumspectly and with wisdom, for the glory of the latter is far more greater than the former,” he wrote. Teju announced the arrival of his birthday saying he is one of the people who celebrate on America’s inauguration day. He said, “So it’s my birthday tomorrow! Yeah, I am one of those people w...
Senator Dino Melaye Showers His Son With Prayers On His Birthday
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Senator Dino Melaye Showers His Son With Prayers On His Birthday

Joshua Melaye son of Senator Dino Melaye on Wednesday clocked a year older. In a post across social media platforms, the former Kogi lawmaker prayed for his son. “My precious son Joshua Oluwakimbati Melaye is plus one today. And the child grew in wisdom, knowledge and understanding. God bless you son,” he said. “As your father I bless you. You will not fall or falter. Grace of God shall become your eternal heritage. Happy birthday son.” In another post, Melaye marveled at how fast his son was growing. “More speed on all sides. May you fear the Lord and serve in purity and holiness all the days of your life,” he added.
Boko Haram Leader, Shekau is Critically Ill and Wants Prayers From Nigerians – Borno Pastor
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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau is Critically Ill and Wants Prayers From Nigerians – Borno Pastor

Desmond Yunana, a reverend of Anglican Church Nigeria based in Borno state in his Sunday sermon disclosed that Boko Haram factional leader Abubakar Sheaku is critically ill and wants prayer from Nigerians. In the sermon delivered after a captured teenage fighter, Mohammed Adam disclosed that Shekau can no longer walk effectively, Yunana said he received a revelation on the health challenges Shekau is currently facing. The Cable reported that he added that the Boko Haram leader needs prayers from both Christian and Muslims residents of Maiduguri and is ready to ask for forgiveness.
Insecurity: Buhari needs to wake up at midnight and ask Allah for forgiveness- Ex-governor, Sule Lamido says
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Insecurity: Buhari needs to wake up at midnight and ask Allah for forgiveness- Ex-governor, Sule Lamido says

A former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, has said that President Buhari has failed Nigerians and needs to wake up at midnight and pray to Allah for forgiveness.   Lamido said this in an interview with BBC Hausa while reacting to the gruesome murder of 43 farmers by Boko Haram members in Borno state on Saturday, November 28.   Lamido added that President Buhari should drop his ''arrogance'' and seek Allah's forgiveness. "There is no way a government can go successfully without sabotage but you need to be strong enough to overcome such challenges. If really, he cannot withstand this, he has to resign but we can't be accepting sabotage as a reason. He has failed, if not that he failed, how will you allow some people to slaughter 43 people? How will you allow...
Fast Till God Answers Prayers, If You Refuse To Join APC – Uzodinma
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Fast Till God Answers Prayers, If You Refuse To Join APC – Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State on Friday said anyone who refused to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) might continue to fast until God answered the prayers. Governor Uzodinma said this while fielding questions from State House reporters after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari again at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the erosion crisis in his State. The governor, while reacting to a question on the movement from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the APC in South East geo-political zone, expressed optimism that more people from the region would still join the ruling party with the entry of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State who had transformed his status as an “orphan”. He said that it would be more cost effective for the people of South East to ...
Aisha Buhari Calls For Prayers For Nigeria
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Aisha Buhari Calls For Prayers For Nigeria

Nigeria First lady, Aisha Buhari, has called for prayers for Nigeria. She made the appeal on her Instagram page on Wednesday morning, November 11. Mrs Buhari shared a photo of a burning candle alongside an Islamic quote with the hashtag "#PrayforrNigeria."
Boko Haram: N2.2bn Spent On Prayers In Nigeria & Saudi Arabia – EFCC
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Boko Haram: N2.2bn Spent On Prayers In Nigeria & Saudi Arabia – EFCC

An EFCC investigating officer, Mr Adariko Michael, on Tuesday alleged that N2.2 billion was spent on prayers in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia to win the war against insurgency in the country. Michael was giving evidence as the first prosecution witness (PW1) in the trial of retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (ONSA) to President Goodluck Jonathan in the alleged two billion dollars arms deal fraud. Others charged with Dasuki are a former General Manager with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Aminu Baba-kusa, Acacia Holdings Limited and Reliance Referral Hospital Limited. The EFCC charged them with 32 counts bordering on misappropriation, criminal breach of trust, dishonest release and receiving various sums of money before Justice Husseini B...
People now lay curses on me in Mosques – activists, Aisha Yesufu
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People now lay curses on me in Mosques – activists, Aisha Yesufu

Activist, Aisha Yesufu, says it has come to her knowledge that people now finish their prayers in their mosques and then proceed to lay curses on her.   Aisha revealed this on her Twitter handle on Friday morning, October 30. ''Heard I am being cursed in mosques! People finish praying and take time out to curse me in their prayers I have asked they should please let me know how many of these curses they rained on me when I was making same demands during GEJ! We are all already cursed in Nigeria''she tweeted   Aisha gave momentum to the End SARS protest when it started on October 8.
Actor, Jeff Bridges reveals he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma
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Actor, Jeff Bridges reveals he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma

American actor, Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of cancer that begins in the lymphatic system, The Oscar-winning actor, best known for his roles in films like "The Big Lebowski" and "Hell or High Water," said he's starting treatment and the "prognosis is good."   The 70-year-old actor wrote on Twitter: "As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light. I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. I’m starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery."   "I’m profoundly grateful for the love and support from my family and friends. Thank you for your prayers and well wishes. And, while I have you, please remember to go vote. Becau...
I See Ajimobi on Danger List, Pray for him – Primate Ayodele
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I See Ajimobi on Danger List, Pray for him – Primate Ayodele

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele, has revealed what he described as God’s revelation to him concerning the former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi. Reacting to the death rumours surrounding Ajimobi, Primate Ayodele said he still sees the former Governor “on danger list and he needs serious prayers to come back alive from what has befallen him.” “I see Ajimobi on danger list, he needs intense prayers to return alive,” he said. He also maintained his earlier stand that the vaccine for Coronavirus will be found be in July and will be produced by China. “Some countries claim to have found COVID-19 vaccine, the real vaccine will be out in July which will be produced by China,” Ayodele said in a series of pr...
You Have Failed us- Northern elders tell President Buhari while Lamenting the High Rate of Insecurity in the North
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You Have Failed us- Northern elders tell President Buhari while Lamenting the High Rate of Insecurity in the North

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has issued a statement criticizing Buhari for failing to tackle insecurity in Northern Nigeria. In a statement released on Sunday, Ango Abdullahi, convener of the forum, said the issue of insecurity in the north is getting worse by the day. He added that the constant attacks by bandits and Boko Haram insurgents are indications that the Buhari administration "has failed woefully" in keeping citizens safe. The statement reads: "Northern Elders Forum (NEF) is alarmed at the rising insecurity of communities and their properties in the North. Recent escalation of attacks by bandits, rustlers and insurgents leave the only conclusion that the people of the North are now completely at the mercy of armed gangs who roam towns and villages at will, wreakin...
I Stand By all Ideas of June 12 – Gov Diri
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I Stand By all Ideas of June 12 – Gov Diri

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has said he stands by all the ideals of equity and inclusiveness that June 12 represents. Senator Diri also noted that the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election remains a watershed in Nigeria’s political history, saying it epitomised “the collective aspiration of Nigerians to enjoy the dividends of democracy and create a better life for themselves”. Governor Diri stated this in his Democracy Day message on Thursday to Bayelsans, while also assuring that he had no greater obligation than ensuring that people of the state lived in peace in order to attract the desired prosperity he promised. He said his administration would continue to extend the hand of fellowship to those that are aggrieved for them to join in the proce...
Church Service Must not Exceed an hour- FG
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Church Service Must not Exceed an hour- FG

The Federal Government has instructed that duration for each church service must not exceed an hour. This was disclosed in a statement by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, while rolling out guidelines for the reopening of worship centres, in a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday. “Churches to open from 5am and close by 8pm. For churches, each service should be for a maximum of an hour with an interval of thirty minutes in between services to allow time for disinfection.” he said Similarly, the national coordinator said Friday prayers in mosques should also not exceed one hour. “Mosques may open 15 minutes before and ten minutes after prayers. The total time for Friday prayers should not exceed an hour. “Islamiya schools, Sund...
How TB Joshua’s prayer changed Colombian city in South America
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How TB Joshua’s prayer changed Colombian city in South America

The Biblical adage of ‘a prophet is not recognised in his own country’ played out in faraway city in Colombia, South America, where Dr. Juan Garcia, the former Mayor of Barranquilla, the fourth largest city recognised the impact and prayers of one of Nigerian’s Telecast Evangelist, Prophet TB Joshua. Dr. Garcia testified that the city has seen remarkable progress and advancement ever since the key of the city was symbolically given to Prophet TB Joshua in Lagos, Nigeria. In a video uploaded to YouTube by Emmanuel TV, the former Mayor testified alongside Pastor Jorge Freyle of ‘Iglesia Vida Abundante’ about the impact of Joshua’s prayers on his city. Dr. Garcia, who personally met the Nigerian cleric during his ‘crusade’ in Cali, Colombia in 2014, acknowledged, “I had the blessing to ...
Broadway actor, Nick Cordero’s wife Amanda Kloots Breaks down in Tears as she Reveals his Health is ‘Going Downhill’
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Broadway actor, Nick Cordero’s wife Amanda Kloots Breaks down in Tears as she Reveals his Health is ‘Going Downhill’

Broadway actor, Nick Cordero wife Amanda Kloots has disclosed that his health is 'going downhill.' The 41-year-old Canadian actor has been battling a series of coronavirus-related complications since he was hospitalized in March. He recently woke from a medically-induced coma after having his right leg amputated after clotting issues. On Wednesday night, Amanda Kloots revealed during an Instagram Live stream that her husband's health has gotten worse. "Nick has had a bad morning. Unfortunately, things are going downhill at the moment, so I am asking again for all the prayers, mega-prayers, right now," Kloots revealed. "Please cheer and please pray for Nick today, and I know that this virus is not going to get him down,"Kloots said as she wiped a tear from her eye. It's n...
Kano State Government Issues Protocols For Eid And Friday Prayers
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Kano State Government Issues Protocols For Eid And Friday Prayers

Kano state government has outlined conditions for the Eid and Friday prayers in conformity with the COVID-19 protocols as enunciated by health professionals ahead of the upcoming Eid and Friday prayers. According to a statement issued and signed by Abba Anwar, the chief press secretary to the government, the protocols which were written in vernacular, would be distributed to the people. It stressed that the protocols would also be translated into Ajami (Arabic) for general use. According to the guidelines, the prayers would be conducted within one hour, so as to allow people to disperse quickly. The one hour will include both sermon and prayers, and packets of face masks would be distributed. “It is necessary for whoever wants to enter into a Mosque or its surrounding to wear a f...
“Your Kids Will Be Beautiful” Banky W, Adesua Etomi Receive Prayers From Mo Abudu, Sola Sobowale, Others
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“Your Kids Will Be Beautiful” Banky W, Adesua Etomi Receive Prayers From Mo Abudu, Sola Sobowale, Others

Celebrity couple, Banky W and Adesua Etomi have received prayers from Mo Abudu, Sola Sobowale and other well wishers as their wedding hits third year. Earlier this month, the entertainers, Banky W and Adesua Etomi marked the third anniversary of their wedding introduction. Sharing a classic photo of them from the wedding introduction, Banky W wrote: “ The strength of a building is in its foundation. Many new homeowners are focused on the surface things.. the design, paint, finishing and accessories… the things you can see. But the part you can’t see is actually the most important of all. The structural integrity of a home requires a foundation that is built to last. If you get the foundation right, everything else can be worked on over time. You can fix cracks in the walls. Yo...
4 Reasons People Go To Hell – Naira Marley Says
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4 Reasons People Go To Hell – Naira Marley Says

Nigerian singer Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has been showing off a more refined and spiritual side of himself to his fans on social media since the start of the holy month of Ramadan. The music star has refrained from sharing vulgar, controversial posts and opted for sharing spiritually inclined messages for his fans. According to the rapper’s tweet which appeared to have been drawn from a verse in the Quran, people who miss their daily prayers, fail to give to the poor, deny the day of resurrection and backbite will end up in hell. He said 4 reasons for entering hell fire 1. Not offering Salah 2. Not feeding the poor 3. Idle talk, backbiting, lying, speaking without knowledge 4. Denying the day of resurrection Surah Al-Muddaththir Verses 43-46 4 reasons...
Three Ways God Replies Our Prayers – Naira Marley
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Three Ways God Replies Our Prayers – Naira Marley

Controversial singer, Afeez Fashola simply known and addressed as Naira marley has no doubt turned Islamic cleric since Muslims began their Ramadan fasting. As a way of educating his fans on the importance of prayers, the controversial singer shared that God has three major ways of replying to prayers. Speaking via his official Twitter handle in Thursday, he highlighted the ways as: 1. Yes 2. Yes but not now 3. I have a better/bigger plan for you. He said: Allah always has 3 replies to our prayers: 1. YES 2. YES BUT NOT NOW 3. I HAVE A BETTER/BIGGER PLAN FOR YOU
My Aunt Kicked Me Out Of Her House In The Midnight – Denrele Edun Reveals
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My Aunt Kicked Me Out Of Her House In The Midnight – Denrele Edun Reveals

Nigerian television Host, Denrele Edun shares a video clip on how his church treated him According to him, he explain how he recounted how his church excommunicated him because of his appearance and how his aunt sent him packing. He also said his aunt said his hair was the reason why God isn’t answering her prayers.   View this post on Instagram   kicked me out of her house in the midnight - Denrele A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) on Apr 28, 2020 at 11:30pm PDT
Repent, accept Jesus now – Ortom reacts to online editorial
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Repent, accept Jesus now – Ortom reacts to online editorial

The Government of Benue State has slammed an online medium for attempting to make a mockery of the Governor, Samuel Ortom’s efforts to restore peace in the state through prayers. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Terver Akase, in a statement to DAILY POST on Saturday, wondered why the medium should engage itself in such an unnecessary attack on the Governor. Akase counselled writers of the said editorial to repent and accept Jesus Christ as the true Lord and Saviour of mankind and turn away from blasphemous statements. The online medium in an article it entitled ‘Governor Ortom, fasting & prayer is no substitute for good governance’ attempted to make a mockery of the prayer life of the Benue State Governor. Akase said Benue government, “find the editorial not only ill-...
Fred The Godson Dies After Battling Coronavirus
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Fred The Godson Dies After Battling Coronavirus

New York-bred rapper, Fred the Godson reportedly passed away, after testing positive for COVID-19 Taking to instagram, He shared an image of himself, with a ventilator covering his face, asking for prayers as he suffered from the virus Rest in Peace, Fred the Godson.   View this post on Instagram   Was loved by many never heard one bad thing about you RIP @fredthegodsonmusic Sleep Well my brother ?? A post shared by DJ Self (@djself) on Apr 23, 2020 at 10:49am PDT  
CNN’s Richard Quest tests positive for COVID-19
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CNN’s Richard Quest tests positive for COVID-19

CNN’s business journalist, Richard Quest, has announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic. Quest becomes the second CNN journalist to test positive for COVID-19, first was Chris Cuomo. The Quest Means Business anchor, wrote on his verified Twitter handle that he is blessed as he has only shown only a few symptoms, “just a cough,” Richard Quest said. In a short tweet, Richard Quest said: “I have caught coronavirus. I am blessed in that I have few symptoms – just a cough. I am saving my prayers and thoughts for those less fortunate. Stay in. And protect lives.” I have caught coronavirus. I am blessed in that I have few symptoms – just a cough. I am saving my prayers and thoughts for those less fortunate. Stay in. And protect lives. — Richard Quest (@richardquest) Apr...
Ice Hockey star, Colby Cave dies at 25 after suffering brain bleed
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Ice Hockey star, Colby Cave dies at 25 after suffering brain bleed

Canadian Ice Hockey star, Colby Cave has died at the age of 25 after suffering a brain bleed His family confirmed his death in a statement after the Edmonton Oilers forward died on Saturday. "It is with great sadness to share the news that our Colby Cave passed away early this morning," Cave's wife, Emily, wrote in a statement. "Both our families are in shock but know our Colby was loved dearly by us, his family and friends, the entire hockey community, and many more. We thank everyone for their prayers during this difficult time." According to CBS Sport, Cave was airlifted to the Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto on Tuesday after suffering a brain bleed overnight. It was discovered that a colloid cyst was putting pressure on his brain and he underwent emergency surgery before be...
COVID-19: God’ll heal Nigeria — Prophet Jones Erue
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COVID-19: God’ll heal Nigeria — Prophet Jones Erue

AS Nigeria still grapples on how to contain and treat those already infected with the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, Prophet Jones Erue of Jabez House of Prayers, has prophesied that God would pass through Nigeria and heal the country of the dreaded pandemic. True in a statement titled; “A Prophetic call for solemn Assembly: Its time for God’s move, said; “the spirit of God directed my attention to Joel 2: 15; Joel 2:15 as He instructed: Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly. “God said He will move through the land of Nigeria on the 16th of April and there will be a great shaking after which, there will be absolutely calm in the land. “The Vice President, Pastor Yemi Osibanjo should as a matter of urgency, call a solemn Assembly and proclaim a fast as a ...
Arsenal legend Henry sends inspirational message to Norwich forward Hutchinson
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Arsenal legend Henry sends inspirational message to Norwich forward Hutchinson

"Hello Shae, this is Thierry. I just wanted to let you know that you're my hero. It is just unbelievable to see what you're going through right now." reports BBC Sport. This week, France and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry sent a personal message to Norwich academy striker Shae Hutchinson, who is in self-isolation waiting for a second kidney transplant at the age of 20. Henry, who coached Hutchinson at Arsenal's academy, said: "Not only to deal with it one time, you came back, you played. Now you have to deal with it a second time. All my thoughts are with you, my prayers. "You just have to hang on. Stay strong. Hopefully I'll see you soon.
Buhari’s aide, Onochie responds to El-rufai’s Covid-19 positive status
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Buhari’s aide, Onochie responds to El-rufai’s Covid-19 positive status

Aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media matters, Lauretta Onochie, has responded to news of Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State testing positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). MYCELEBRITYANDI recalls that El-rufai was confirmed positive on Saturday as NCDC recorded its first case in Kaduna State. As of today, Nigeria has 97 cases of patients with COVID-19 as the nation struggles to curtail the spread of the deadly virus. Reacting to El-rufai’s statement on Twitter, Onochie, on Sunday, prayed for the speedy recovery of the governor. She, however, said that Nigeria needs El-rufai because he is a fighter. “Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Mallam @elrufai,” Onochie tweeted. “You’re a fighter. We know you’ll beat this one as you have fought and beaten every c...
Hushpuppi – “Your pastors will only donate prayers which can’t cure coronavirus”
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Hushpuppi – “Your pastors will only donate prayers which can’t cure coronavirus”

Hushpuppi has lashed out at Christians who still went to church today in spite of coronavirus outbreak in the country. He said such people deserve the consequences of their actions. Also, he said that the Nigerian government is trying its best to contain the disease. Furthermore, he disclosed that Pastors will only “donate prayers which can’t cure coronavirus” if any issue arises from services their members attended.
Your Pastors Will Only Donate Prayers Which Can’t Cure Coronavirus – Hushpuppi Tells Nigerians Still Congregating In Church
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Your Pastors Will Only Donate Prayers Which Can’t Cure Coronavirus – Hushpuppi Tells Nigerians Still Congregating In Church

Nigerian Instagram big boy, Hushpuppi has lashed out at Christians who still went to church today in spite of coronavirus outbreak in the country. Hushpuppi who stated that such people deserve the consequences of their actions, said that the Nigerian government is trying its best to contain the disease. He further disclosed that Pastors will only “donate prayers which can’t cure coronavirus” if any issue arises from services their members attended. Read Hushpuppi’s post below;
Ben Murray-Bruce Loses his Wife, Evelyn to Cancer
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Ben Murray-Bruce Loses his Wife, Evelyn to Cancer

Ben Murray-Bruce, Chairman of Silverbird Group has lost his wife Evelyn Murray-Bruce to cancer. The heartbroken former Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, described Evelyn as his best friend for 43 years and wife for 41 years. Ben Murray-Bruce who shared photos which captured beautiful memories he created with his wife, stated that she will remain alive in his heart forever. He wrote; I’m broken. Just lost my beautiful wife to cancer. She was my best friend for 43 years and my wife for 41 years. Cancer is real, but it shouldn’t be a death sentence - awareness, and early detection and treatment are key to survival. I miss her so so much. I’m broken. Our children are devastated, I am too. But I have to be strong for them. Please put our family in your pr...
Chief Imam of Ghana Suspends Public Islamic Religious Activities and Gatherings Over Coronavirus Tells Muslims to Pray at Home
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Chief Imam of Ghana Suspends Public Islamic Religious Activities and Gatherings Over Coronavirus Tells Muslims to Pray at Home

Dr. Sheikh Osman Nuhu Shrabutu, the Chief Imam of Ghana has reportedly suspended public Islamic religious activities and gatherings in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country. According to Ghana Web, the Islamic leader, in a statement said the suspension is in line with President Akufo-Addo's ban on all social gatherings including funerals, festivals, all religious activities, conferences and all other events that call for a mass gathering of people. The Chief Imam also noted that the restriction of public gathering is in accordance with protocols enshrined in the Quran to preserve and ensure healthy lives. The ban means all Muslims in Ghana will now be exercising their daily prayers at their respective homes for now. Ghana currently has six recorded cases...
Shehu Sani Reacts to Killing of Over 50 People in Kaduna Villages
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Shehu Sani Reacts to Killing of Over 50 People in Kaduna Villages

Former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has reacted to report of over 50 people being killed by bandits in Kerawa and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State over the weekend. Shehu Sani who called on leaders in the Northern region of the country to wake up, stated that the masses voted for "government" and not "gallows". He tweeted; The Killings of over 50 innocent people in Kerawa,Igabi Lg stands condemned.My thoughts,prayers and condolences to the families of the victims.The people voted for a Government and not Gallows.The north must wake up,Buckle up and end this current of tragedies.
Coronavirus: Iran’s Health Ministry Calls To Cancel Friday Prayers
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Coronavirus: Iran’s Health Ministry Calls To Cancel Friday Prayers

Iran's Health Ministry asked Iranian authorities on Thursday to cancel the Friday prayers and any other congregations due to fears of novel coronavirus. The Iranian IRNA news agency quoted the Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour saying that all forms of congregations must be canceled till further notice. He added that 15 medical labs will be opened within next week to diagnose novel coronavirus infections. On Wednesday, the ministry announced that four more people died in the country from coronavirus, bringing the death toll from the outbreak in Iran to 19. The novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 has sounded global alarms, with China, the epicenter of the outbreak, reporting over 2,700 deaths and health experts grappling to find a cure. Outside mainland China, t...
EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture of N60 Million, Prado SUV Seized from Zamfara Politician
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EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture of N60 Million, Prado SUV Seized from Zamfara Politician

Justice Fadima Murtala Aminu of the Federal High Court, in Gusau, Zamfara State, has granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, for the final forfeitures of N60, 000, 000 (Sixty Million Naira) cash recovered from Murtala Muhammad said to be the brother of a former Secretary to Zamfara state Government. The Commission’s Sokoto Zonal Office had on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, arrested Muhammad who was conveying the amount in four ‘Ghana-must-go’ bags inside a Black Land Cruiser Prado SUV with registration No: DKA 67 PX (Kaduna), at No.145 Igala Housing Estate, off By-pass Road Gusau, Zamfara State.   The Judge also granted the final forfeiture of the Prado SUV which was the carrier of the money, to the federal governmen...
Tunde Ednut Queries Why No Church Has Ever Held Prayers For Low Sperm Count In Men
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Tunde Ednut Queries Why No Church Has Ever Held Prayers For Low Sperm Count In Men

Popular social media commentator and former musician, Tunde Ednut has queried why no church has ever held prayers for low sperm count in men instead it’s all about barrenness in women. He made this known via a post he shared on his official Instagram page on Saturday, 22nd February. The popular social media commentator has often raised his voice on trending topics from his based in the US where he currently resides. He wrote: No church has ever held prayers for low sperm count in men, its always barren women but why  
Manchester United Legend,Harry Gregg is Dead
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Manchester United Legend,Harry Gregg is Dead

The Northern Ireland international was the world’s most expensive goalkeeper at £23,500 when he joined United in 1957. A message on the Harry Gregg Foundation’s Facebook page announced his sad passing. “It is with great sorrow that we inform of the death of Manchester United and Northern Ireland legend Harry Gregg, OBE," the statement read. “Harry passed away peacefully in hospital surrounded by his loving family. “The Gregg family would like to thank the medical staff at Causeway Hospital for their wonderful dedication to Harry over his last few weeks. To everyone who has called, visited or sent well wishes we thank you for the love and respect shown to Harry and the family. "Details of his funeral arrangement will be issued in ...
Pastor Muoka Saved my Life While in Prison – Major al-Mustapha
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Pastor Muoka Saved my Life While in Prison – Major al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late military head of State, General Sani Abacha (retd), Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, has disclosed that were it not for the prayers of the founder and general overseer of the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement, Pastor Lazarus Muoka, he would have died in prison. Al-Mustapha who was the special guest at the 17th anniversary of the church said Pastor Muoka brought the message of Christ to him when he was in prison through the pastor’s intercessory prayers for him. He said though he is a Muslim, hen has continued to identify with the programmes and activities of the church which were very spiritually enriching. The former CSO, who was represented at the event by the President of the Council of Bishops in Nigeria and Niger Delta Bish...

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