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Slaughter of Nigerian Xtians: Pastor Oyedepo invokes God’s wrath on killers’ sponsors; charges followers to fight for their faith

January 13, 2017

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Bishop Oyedepo invokes God’s curses on those fueling Southern Kaduna killings  in this explosive sermon to church members. Read the explosive sermon from [Nigeria’s] Vanguard.   The founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch, Living Faith Church Worldwide International, Bishop David Oyedepo has invoked God’s curses on those fueling Southern Kaduna killings.   “Lord, if it […]

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Murder of 800 Christians in Nigeria’s Kaduna State: Ṣoyinka calls out Buhari & State’s governor – naij.com

January 13, 2017

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“Religion in the history of this continent has been a disastrous venture, a disaster in many zones and continues to be even so today. In this very nation in Southern Kaduna, over 800 souls were brutally extinguished suddenly while the issue of grazing lands versus farming is unquestionably part of the conflict, it is equally […]

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Revenues behind Nigerian Govt’s Law for churches? Transfer Oil Blocks to states for accelerated development – A. Afunleyin

January 10, 2017

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Why are Nigeria’s successive governments always using double standards when it comes to what threatens our fragile national unity? Nigeria is a secular State by its Constitution, and the Government therefore should not have any hands in how each religious group runs its show. For example, the sultan of Sokoto is the supreme head of […]

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Nigeria’s suffocating environment for Christians: “What is govt’s business with church general overseers?” – Tola Adenle

January 9, 2017

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While the latest news out of Nigeria states that the Nigerian government has “suspended” the “law” and [sort of] thrown the head of the agency [FRCN] under the metaphoric bus, this essay must still go on because “suspension” is not cancellation. We must look at the recklessness of a law that the head of an […]

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Nigeria’s growing religious assault on Christianity: “Join political parties …”, Redeemed Church’s Head urges millions of followers

January 9, 2017

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The new general overseer (worldwide) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Enoch Adeboye has called on members of his church to become active politically He also said the church plans to become more influential at every political level. “Some people believe that RCCG is becoming too influential and we’re going to be more influential. […]

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Nigeria’s dare of further religious upheaval continues with government making laws on church leaders’ tenure -News Reports

January 9, 2017

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Nigeria now has two government agencies with the initials, FRCN, an abbreviation that used to be the preserve of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria. The new one is a regulatory body known as Financial Regulatory Council of Nigeria, a very unusual and strange situation but that’s not what is important. Christians are crying out on […]

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Muslims’ Sultan of Sokoto’s idea of inheritance is positive proof that ‘Nigeria’ is NOT a single country

December 29, 2016

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For those of us who have been crying ourselves hoarse on the need to restructure Nigeria – that is: apart from the equality of each of the federating units which restructure must guarantee which is NOT the case that operates right now, restructure would assure that each of these units can chart its own course, […]

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A Yoruba Carol to wish readers a merry Xmas, & a “… Let peace begin with me …” challenge to all this holiday season – Tola Adenle

December 25, 2016

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A rousing rendition of Rosephanye Powell’s Ògó ni fún Olúwa is posted here from YouTube for the enjoyment not only of Christians who, I’m sure, would easily get pulled in and sing/clap along before the music ends but the joyous rendition should brighten listeners up. It takes Yoruba-speaking Music (or simple Singing Classes) students at secondary […]

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Adamolekun’s “The Idea of Nigeria”: Comments worth sharing – A. Sowunmi

November 14, 2016

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Dear Tola, Many thanks for those excerpts from a brilliant lecture. I could not complete or post my comments, so here I go: “Very brilliant and incisive analysis. Question is: how do we implement the expedient measures to face our diversity, e.g. having an accurate and comprehensive and objective census, including figures on religion and […]

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Another Christian girl, 14, abducted & “married” to [Nigeria] Katsina’s Emir; parents cry out! – Tola Adenle

October 14, 2016

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A new wave of abducting Christian girls and forcibly getting them “married” off to Northern Nigerian Muslims has struck again, this time, in no less-notable a place as Katsina, the home state of Nigeria’s head of state, President Muhammadu Buhari. Girls have been kidnapped as far away from the North as Lagos by Muslim young […]

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