Move closer to God, Ademowo challenges Christians at Easter

Nigerians have been called upon to be closer to their Creator than before, especially in the current socio-economic challenges facing the country.

They were also challenged to always pray for political leaders in the country and also emulate the meekness and the spirit of forgiveness exhibited by Jesus Christ even unto the point of death.

These were part of the message of Diocesan Bishop of Lagos and Dean Emeritus of the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos State, The Most Rev’d Dr. E. Adebola Ademowo OON, during the Good Friday service at the church.

Rev. Ademowo, who said that all challenges being faced in the country now would soon be a thing of the past with fervent prayers of the children of God, maintained that the country is currently facing acid test and that its citizens must remain focused and gazed only at God.

While saying Christians should be ready to face persecution in the name of Christ, the renowned clergyman maintained that as Christians, they must…

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Bello vows to Stop VVF in Women



The Wife of the Niger state Governor, Dr. Amina Sani Bello has vowed to stop the increasing cases of women with vesicovaginal fistula (VVF)  in the state declaring that there is no reason why women should continue to suffer from the disease.

Speaking to newsmen at the General Hospital, Kontagora before embarking on VVF surgery boot camp for 30 women, Bello said, “I have seen the damage VVF have done to women, it is my passion to bring an end to it. I do not see why a woman would die or have complications at birth when something can be done to prevent it. I do not see what we should allow our women to have this kind of suffering. Seriously, if you know the kind of suffering these women go through, you will do all you can to help them. ”

She lamented that there are a lot of women suffering from the disease in the state who are in hiding due to the stigmatization that faces anyone with the disease.

“We do not have good records on the number of women with VVF in Niger…

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Easter: Christians urged to embrace teachings of Christ, live in peace

Nigerian Christians have been urged to always work towards emulating the meekness and spirit of forgiveness exhibited by Jesus Christ as espoused by his persecution, death and resurrection on the cross of Calvary.

Nigerian Christians are also urged to continue to live in harmony with their non-Christian neighbours for this is what the death of Christ stood for.

This were part of the message of the Supreme Head of the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, His Most Eminence Prophet Solomon Adegboyega Alao, in his message to mark the Easter festivities.

In a statement issued by Prophet Alao and made available to newsmen in Lagos, the clergy advised Christians to always allow the lessons of arms giving, prayer, good-neighbourliness and righteousness as exhibited by Jesus continue to resonate in their lives after the 40 days Lenten period.

“I wish to join our Christian brothers and sisters in Nigeria and across the world to celebrate the Easter period. This is always a…

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Melaye: As the axe falls on CP…

Melaye is a noise maker, says Yahaya Bello

FOR Ali Janga, outgoing Commissioner of Police (CP) in Kogi State, the truth dawned like the knell of eternal damnation; chaos permeated his peace immediately Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, announced his removal as Kogi CP.

Like a poisonous tide unleashed like a dam, calm withdrew from Janga’s world following the escape from police custody, of six suspects, including two principal suspects, Kabiru Saidu aka Osama and Nuhu Salisu aka Small, on his watch.

While he embarked on a race against time to re-arrest the suspects and save his job, Janga had to contend with the fear of reprimand by higher police authorities.

He probably envisaged his fate prior to its dawn. Soon after the suspects made a miraculous escape from his custody, Janga was given the boot by IGP Idris.

Even before his removal, the deposed CP was thrown in a state of flux. Under immense pressure, he embarked on a desperate quest to apprehend the suspects but his removal from office threw a spanner…

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Revealed: Why pimps, madams are jittery over Oba of Benin’s curses

PIMPS and influential ladies who traffic girls from Edo State to Europe, America and other parts of the world, otherwise known as madams, are now said to be jittery about the curse placed recently by the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II on human traffickers and those who aid them.

The revered monarch did not only place a curse on those who paint the state in a bad light through the trafficking of girls from the state, he also forced the native doctors who aid the traffickers by administering oaths on the girls to “enslave” them to their masters and madams, as the case may be, to reverse the effect of the oaths administered on the girls.

The pimps and madams concerned are now jittery and are said to be in disarray over the curse placed upon them should they continue their nefarious activities. The turn of events is said to be due to the importance attached to the curses from the revered Benin monarch and their efficacy. There are antecedents. An age-long myth subsists about the…

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