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RELIGION

Story Of How A Nigerian Blacksmith Was Called By God To Become A Pastor

The founder of Christ Apostolic Church, Joseph Ayo Babalola, was born on April 25, 1904 in Odo-Owa, Ilofa, Kwara state. He came from the late pa David Lawani Rotimi and madam Martha Talabi Rotimi's family. He was born and raised in the Anglican Church, but was later moved to Lagos by his uncle, Mr. M. O Rotimi, a teacher at C. M. S. He went to Oto-Awori Elementary School in Badagry Road, Methodist School, Ago Ijaye in Ebute Meta.

  2 months ago ago
Story Of How A Nigerian Blacksmith Was Called By God To Become A Pastor

SOCIETY

More photos of the attacks and destructions that took place today in southern Kaduna by herdsmen.

Insecurities issue in Kaduna state has escalated and taken to another dimension, daily, there is always bad news to report about most especially the southern part of Kaduna state. The killer's herdsmen in southern Kaduna last week resumed their evil acts in Atyap (Kataf) villages.

  4 months ago ago
More photos of the attacks and destructions that took place today in southern Kaduna by herdsmen.

RELIGION

Bishop of Ebbsfleet resigns from being an Anglican Bishop to join Catholic Church

England Bishop, His Lord Jonathan Goodall has chosen to resign after eight years of being an Anglican Bishop, to join the Catholic faith. Anglican Bishop of Ebbsfleet, England, Jonathan Goodall, after a long period of prayer and discernment, has chosen to resign from being a bishop in the Anglican Church to seek full communion with the Catholic Church.

  2 months ago ago
Bishop of Ebbsfleet resigns from being an Anglican Bishop to join Catholic Church

RELIGION

The Lutheran Church Is The First Church To Separate From The Catholic Church Not Anglican (See Why)

The first church to be recorded in history is the Holy Roman Catholic Church, it's origin dates back to 2000 years and according to the doctrine of the Catholic Church, it was founded when Jesus said to his apostle Peter, " So I will call you Peter which means a rock and on this rock will I build my church and death will have no power over it (Matthew 16:18).

  7 months ago ago
The Lutheran Church Is The First Church To Separate From The Catholic Church Not Anglican (See Why)

EDUCATION

Brief History Of The First And Oldest Primary School In Nigeria.

The first primary school was established by the Methodist mission in the first half of 19th century.The primary school of 1843 was named Nursery of Infant Church.In 1845, it became St. Thomas’ Anglican Nursery and Primary School.The school started at the site of the first storey building in Nigeria and was later moved to its current located at Topo Badagry.

  7 months ago ago
Brief History Of The First And Oldest Primary School In Nigeria.

RELIGION

Anglican Church Reacts To Video Of Reverend Father Planting 'Holy Kiss' On The Mouth Of His Students

Following a trending video of a priest planting 'holy kiss' on the mouth of students of St Monica College of Education in Asante Mampong, the Anglican Church of Ghana reacts. Yesterday, the Reverend Father identified as Balthazar Obeng Larbi, was taped kissing three final-year students for their years of service reading the Bible during church services.

  3 months ago ago
Anglican Church Reacts To Video Of Reverend Father Planting 'Holy Kiss' On The Mouth Of His Students

RELIGION

Things you did not know about Apostle Joseph Babalola

Born by devout Christians of the Anglican Church, Odo-Owa in Kwara state, Babalola was able to read and write in Yoruba and English Languages. Prior to his call, he was a roller driver and a mechanic by profession. Though there was no microphone for him to use as a missionary, yet whenever he preached, people within a radius of 4 kilometers would hear him distinctly.

  4 months ago ago
Things you did not know about Apostle Joseph Babalola

RELIGION

How King Henry VIII Created What Is Now The Anglican Church, Just So He Could Marry Anne Boleyn

The Anglican Communion today has become the face of a lot of other religious organizations and bodies, the church is known as a religious body, which has possessed some sort of national independence since its very inception. However, what some might be aware of while others seem ignorant of, is the fact that the church evolved from the Church of England.

  3 months ago ago
How King Henry VIII Created What Is Now The Anglican Church, Just So He Could Marry Anne Boleyn

RELIGION

Anglican Church, Awka Diocese Mark 164th CMS Anniversary, Arrival of Christianity To Igboland.

Anglican Church faithful in Awka Diocese have embarked on a special prayer for Nigeria as well as visitation to orphanage homes to celebrate the 164th anniversary of the advent of Christianity in Igboland and 111th in the community championed by the Church Missionary Society, CMS, led by Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther.

  4 months ago ago
Anglican Church, Awka Diocese Mark 164th CMS Anniversary, Arrival of Christianity To Igboland.

RELIGION

Anglican Church Priest Slumps And Dies On The Alter While Preaching

An Anglican Communion Priest by name Reverend Efe Urhogo has died in his Church while preaching on the Alter. It is reported that the Priest slumped while Ministering during the Youth Week Programme at St John's Anglican Church, Okpara Island, Ethiope East Local Government Area in Delta State.

  2 months ago ago
Anglican Church Priest Slumps And Dies On The Alter While Preaching

RELIGION

"Why Would An Archbishop Of The Anglican Church Spread Gossip About Nnamdi Kanu" - Reno Omokri

The arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra by the Federal Government has attracted mixed reactions from various groups, including the Arewa Consultative Forum, who urged the Federal Government to be cautious in handle the IPOB leader’s issue. However, Reno Omokri has condemned the Archbishop of the Anglican Church for saying Nnamdi Kanu was lured by a woman, says he ought to pray for Kanu not other way round.

  5 months ago ago

RELIGION

Reactions As Reno Omokri Condemns Archbishop Chukwuma's Statement Regarding Kanu's Arrest

Yesterday, we learnt about the arrest and repatriation of the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra after he jumped bail and escaped from the country some years ago. Since the news of his arrest emerged, many people have been reacting. A popular Archbishop of the Anglican Church, Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma while reacting, explained how Nnamdi Kanu was arrested, and also appreciated the government for ensuring his arrest.

  5 months ago ago
Reactions As Reno Omokri Condemns Archbishop Chukwuma's Statement Regarding Kanu's Arrest

RELIGION

Bishop Of Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Jonathan Steps Down To Join Roman Catholic

Anglican Bishop of Ebbsfleet Diocese in England, Most Rev. Jonathan Goodall has yesterday told the church leaders and the entire members that he would be stepping down after five days as the church high minister and member to join Roman Catholic. He stressed that, his decision was as a result what he described as one of the most testing preriod of life.

  3 months ago ago
Bishop Of Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Jonathan Steps Down To Join Roman Catholic

RELIGION

Anglican Church of Ghana Condemn Priest’s Act for Kissing Female Students

A video of a Priest kissing some female students went viral earlier today causing mixed reactions and making member of the public call for probing of the act. An Anglican Church has reacted to the filthy act. According to a Sahara Reporters publication on the matter, the Internal Province of Ghana Anglican Communion reacted to the viral video condemning the act and promising thorough investigation into the matter.

  3 months ago ago
Anglican Church of Ghana Condemn Priest’s Act for Kissing Female Students

RELIGION

Priest sacked from Anglican Church in Ghana for kissing female college students

The Anglican Church of Ghana has sacked Balthazar Obeng Larbi, who was caught kissing female students at St Monica's College of Education in Asante Mampong. School authorities and Anglican Church representatives met in Asante Mampong after a viral video caused an emergency meeting. In the resolution, Larbi was relieved of his priestly duties and also of his legal duties as a lawyer for the Ghana Education Service in the Ashanti Region.

  3 months ago ago
Priest sacked from Anglican Church in Ghana for kissing female college students

RELIGION

"Archbishop Of Anglican Church Spread Gossip About Kanu Being Lured By A Woman, He Mocked Him"- Reno

Reno Omokri has reacted after the Archbishop of Enugu Provence, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev Emmanuel Chukwuma,  alleged that Kanu was lured by a woman and later arrested by the Nigerian government. According to Omokri, the action of the Anglican Archbishop is unnecessary.

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SOCIETY

Headlines: Three dead, four injured in Ogun gas explosion, Army nabs suspected IPOB leader in Abia

Three dead, four injured in Ogun gas explosion  A gas explosion that occurred on Wednesday, in Abeokuta South, Ogun State has reportedly claimed the lives of three people and injured four others while they were preparing food ahead of the Eid-El-Fitr celebration coming up on Thursday.The incident occurred at about 3.15 pm, at No.

  6 months ago ago
Headlines: Three dead, four injured in Ogun gas explosion, Army nabs suspected IPOB leader in Abia

RELIGION

History: How Churches began breaking from the Catholic Church in 1517

An interesting fact that many people do not know is that, 500 years ago, every Christian on Earth was a Catholic.Suddenly, Churches began breaking because of the actions of one man.Every Christian in the world at that time were of the Catholic denomination until 1517 when an influential bishop rose and broke out from the Catholic Church as he believed hey weren't following the right way.

  7 months ago ago
History: How Churches began breaking from the Catholic Church in 1517

POLITICS

Edwin Clark Maintains that Nigeria won't Disintegrate

Chief Edwin Clark, Elder statesman and Ijaw leader, said Nigeria will remain united in spite of her numerous challenges. He disclosed this at a mass held to celebrate his 94th birthday anniversary in Abuja on Tuesday, 25 May, 2021 noting that, he's against secession.

  6 months ago ago
Edwin Clark Maintains that Nigeria won't Disintegrate

SOCIETY

How Gas Explosion Killed Three Persons And Injured Many Others Preparing For Eid-El-Fitr

The usual happiness and laughter in anticipation of the Eid-El-Fitr celebration on Thursday, was taken over by clouds of sadness, after a gas cylinder exploded and killed three persons in Ogun State.According to reports, this unfortunate incident happened at around 3.15 pm on Wednesday, at No.

  6 months ago ago
How Gas Explosion Killed Three Persons And Injured Many Others Preparing For Eid-El-Fitr