Tag: Religion

YNaijaJanuary 19, 2023

I have returned to Islam and found peace – JJC Skills

JJC Skillz, a popular Nigerian musician, and actor, claims he has switched religions, converting from Christianity to Islam. In a ...

YNaijaJanuary 19, 2023

2023: Reject my husband if he fails to perform as president – Tinubu’s wife to Nigerians; Senate asks CBN Gov, Finance Minister for details of N22.7trn loan | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: 2023: ...

YNaijaSeptember 16, 2022

We’ll mobilise nationwide, shut down Presidential Villa, NANS warns FG; 2023 Election: Don’t allow religion to divide us, Sanwo-Olu urges Nigerians | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

We’ll mobilise nationwide, shut down Presidential Villa, NANS warns FG Wike signs laws for compulsory treatment of gunshot victims and ...

YNaijaJune 4, 2022

Another Nigerian stripped of fundamental human rights and killed for ‘blasphemy’ in Lugbe, Abuja

While we mourn the death of Deborah Samuel, who was killed for supposed blasphemy. She, as a Nigerian citizen, was ...

Ado AminuSeptember 27, 2021

Religious conversion is all fun and games unless you are a woman

For a majority of religious people, life’s ultimate goal is the reward they are promised in an afterlife. Heaven, Paradise, ...

Ado AminuMarch 16, 2021

The Catholic church decree against same-sex unions | What it means for LGBT+ Catholics

The Catholic Church Monday said in a decree that the church cannot sanction gay marriage since God “cannot bless sin.” ...

Ado AminuJanuary 11, 2021

Pope Francis updates Cannon to allow women to be formally installed as Lectors and Acolytes

An edict issued and personally signed by Pope Francis will finally see women, ‘recognized for the service already carried out ...

Ado AminuDecember 8, 2020

The act is up, Nigeria is not the haven of religious freedom it wants the world to believe it is

Nigeria for all intents and purposes should be a country where the freedom of religion is protected. Besides, the right ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 12, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Can we do without faith?

By Joanne Ike      More than 85% of the world embraces some sort of religious belief. In Nigeria, atheists ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 24, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 24th of September

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: #YNaijaEssays: The biggest lie that we’ve been told is ...

YNaija NewsRoomSeptember 24, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: The biggest lie that we’ve been told is that religion is as simple as it first appears

Last weekend, a 13-second video of Timothy Owoeye, the Osun State Assembly Majority Leader was released online. In the clip, ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2017

Apostle Arome Osayi: The need for Christians to engage in personal growth and development

by Apostle Arome Osayi It should be all about Christ crucified The times are indeed perilous. Believers today prefer to ...

EzinneDecember 17, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: 5 things they will not tell you about the hijab controversy

by Pius Adesanmi It appears I am the only one who missed Hijab-gate! I am coming to it late but ...

EzinneNovember 12, 2017

The Thread: How God saved my mum from witches

As believers, we are told that the spiritual controls the physical. In otherwords, the world that we do not see ...

ToluNovember 8, 2017

Rihanna will be hosting + everything else we know about the 2018 Met Gala

We bet Rihanna’s glam team have officially begun to put together an earth-stopping look for her 2018 Met Gala outi… ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2017

Albert Afeso Akanbi: The Koran vs The Holy Bible — Which is the truth? [Pt II]

by Albert Afeso Akanbi I was buried in a pile of feedback –emails, comments, text messages and phone calls, some ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: Vice President Osinbajo has betrayed the Church

by Femi Fani-Kayode Many years ago the irrepressable Hausa leader who hailed from Kano and who was the  founder of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2017

Albert Afeso Akanbi: The Koran vs The Holy Bible — Which is the truth?

I am a Christian, yes. However, even though it should, this fact has no bearing whatsoever on the writing of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2017

Opinion: This is the real Satan

by Odia Iyoha   I beg to point out that this is not a religious piece, neither was it written ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2017

Opinion: The truth about Egypt your Sunday school teacher left out

by Kehinde Oluwatosin My earliest encounter with the nation Egypt was not in the subject geography, not on the pages ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: CBN’s Aisha Ahmad, misogynistic bullying, and religious hypocrisy

by Farooq Kperogi At least two categories of (male) Nigerian social media denizens were disconcerted by the appointment of a ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2017

The Thread: This is why Igbos call themselves Jews

Ever wondered why one of the attributes Igbos reel out proudly while discussing their heritage is “we are descended from ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2017

Opinion: The girl child and the peculiar Nigerian problem

by Amarachi Nickabugu   I have not known a lot of women in my life. Well, I do not know ...

EzinneSeptember 25, 2017

The Thread: Catholic worshipper causes a ruckus in church; TwitterNG won’t take it

What do you do when you have questions about God and religion? If your name is Onuoha Dave, you give ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 24, 2017

Opinion: How to build your capacity for spiritual violence

by Isaac Aluko Ademoroti It may or it may not surprise you that the first place in the universe to ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: El-Rufai’s morbid fixation with the death of his political enemies

By Farooq A. Kperogi There is no doubt that Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai embodies one of the most morbidly ...

EzinneSeptember 18, 2017

The Thread: “Holy twerkers, where dem dey?” | How to find your virtuous-boujee woman

You know how they say holy rollers don’t care for matters of the flesh because their hearts and minds are ...

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’ ...

EzinneSeptember 9, 2017

The Thread: The hypocrisy of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs

Articles have been written, Twitter threads have been spun about the injustice meted out by the Federal Government to the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Reuben Abati: Akwa Ibom churches as parastatals

by Reuben Abati   Religion was not quite a major divisive issue in the community in which we lived in ...

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