Tag: churches

Op-ed EditorSeptember 10, 2017

Opinion: When Churches become fetish ritual dens

by Tony Ogunlowo In the past year or so there has been an alarming increase in the number of ‘churches’ ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2017

Coup rumours are real – Pilgrim boss

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Tor Uja, has called on Christians to wake up to the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 4, 2017

Trump to sign executive order lifting ban on political activities by churches Thursday

by Dolapo Adelana US President, Donald Trump is expected to take executive action on Thursday to effectively lift a ban on ...

Op-ed EditorMay 3, 2017

Opinion: The arrest of sex trafficker, Pastor Tim Omotosho in SA holds lessons for Nigeria

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel  Recently, the media was awash with news of the arrest of a South African based Nigerian ...

Op-ed EditorApril 30, 2017

Opinion: Jehovah’s Witnesses don’t belong with the rest of the world

by Nimi Princewill The “Good News” as presented by our smooth-talking, modestly dressed and frequent unexpected guests- The Jehovah’s Witnesses, ...

AzeezApril 8, 2017

How churches are encouraging corruption – Obasanjo

by Azeez Adeniyi Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said church leaders are contributing to the widespread cases of corruption in ...

AzeezFebruary 3, 2017

Trump promises to “totally destroy” law barring churches from politics

US President Donald Trump has promised to destroy a 1954 US law barring churches from politics. Trump promised to equally ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

Opinion: Politicians behind the pulpits

by OlalekanWaheed ADIGUN One of the greatest creations or inventions of man that has endured over the centuries is the institution ...

Isime EseneJanuary 17, 2017


by Damilola Fowowe This Sunday, Church Crawler duties took us to Chapel of Christ our Light, University of Lagos. It’s ...

AzeezJanuary 13, 2017

How I built two churches, mosque for Badeh – witness

A builder, Joseph Okpetu on Thursday told the Federal High Court Abuja how he was contracted by former Chief of ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

The Church Blog: “I simply don’t want my enemies to fall down and die”

Posted without comment. I could never pray some of the prayers I hear people pray these days. I simply don't ...

ToluDecember 3, 2016

#TheExperienceReport: The miracle of the Midnight Crew

The guys at the Midnight Crew are a modern miracle to be honest, and not just by their energetic heaven-must-come-down ...

Isime EseneDecember 1, 2016

The Church Blog: But erm, this one that we have VIP & VVIP in the church sha…

We understand the logistics of it. Even though we are all equal in Christ, in the world, strata exist. That’s ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2016

Ezinne Ajoku: Frustrations of a Lagos girl [NEW VOICES]

by Ezinne Ajoku Living in Lagos has its perks. There’s all those endless snazzy parties at clubs and lounges and ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Opinion: What’s church got to do with the Nigerian economy?

Without any iota of doubt, I am convinced that the following sequence of thoughts might erupt some form of controversy ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2016

Boko Haram: We will rebuild destroyed churches before December – Shettima

Governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima has promised to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram terrorists in Lassa, southern Borno. ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

Opinion: If religion doesn’t kill us, what will?

by Ololade Ajekigbe A full grown adult man decides to park his truck right in the middle of a busy ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 21, 2016

How we fake miracles from church to church – Enugu syndicate

  A group of such “miracle workers” in the “name of God” have been apprehended by the Enugu State Police ...

AzeezAugust 4, 2016

Boko Haram: We will kill all Christians – New leader, Al-Barnawi

The new Boko Haram leader, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, has reportedly threatened to bomb churches and kill Christians in Nigeria while ...

Isime EseneJune 9, 2016

Opinion: The role of the Church in nation-building (Part 2)

by Bobby Udoh In Part 1 of this series, I first addressed why the church has to play a leading ...

Isime EseneJune 7, 2016

Opinion: The role of the Church in nation-building

by Bobby Udoh In my book, ‘Nation-building: How to build and sustain a developed Nigeria’, I stated that there are ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 5, 2016

‘Secular artistes lack anointing to perform in churches’ – Sammie Okposo

Sammie Okposo, a leading gospel musician, has frowned on the trend of inviting secular artistes to minister in churches. The ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 10, 2015

Why Lagos government shut down 53 churches, mosques

Not less than 53 churches, mosques and hotels have been shut down by the Lagos State Government. The churches, mosques ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 18, 2015

Churches, mosques in Lagos to be put under surveillance

The surveillance of activities of churches and mosques in Lagos state would soon commence, the state government has said. The government ...

Janeth JSeptember 16, 2015

Why El-Rufai shut down 2 churches, seminary and a church hospital

Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El Rufai has ordered the immediate closure of two churches, a seminary and a church-owned hospital ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2015

How MASSOB members were allegedly arrested today in Anambra churches

Today September 13, is the commemoration of the 16th year anniversary of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2015

Dirty churches closed down | 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

1. Free personal assistant on Facebook The folks at Facebook Inc. keep coming up with the most exciting innovations and ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 13, 2015

The Nigerian Church is dying before our very eyes

In this end time, More churches will pass on like the wind. It won’t even last more than a decade ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 16, 2015

Femi Aribisala: Manipulated tithes and offerings

by Femi Aribisala The true believer no longer keeps God’s laws out of compulsion. But he or she says: “I ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 18, 2015

Opinion: What’s the church doing to rid society of social miscreants?

by Simon Utsu If churches in Nigeria could act more like charities and build more centers that will carter to ...

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