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‘The Bible Didn’t Say Stay In Your Marriage For Your Husband To Kill You’ – Rev Pastor Supports Mercy Aigbe’s Divorce

Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has gained the support of Nigerian Reverend Grace Aiyedogbon for divorcing her husband. In a live interview on Instagram, the women of God justified the actress’ decision to walk out of her marriage as her husband was abusing her. According to her, the Bible admonishes women to submit in marriages but not to stay in abusive marriages. "If any man beats you and you die, that man will go down the lane within two or 3 months and marry another wife, there is abuse you should not take, there is abuse you should seek for help… the bible did not say stay there till he kills you” she said. Actress Mercy Aigbe has earlier admitted that she walked out of her marriage because her ex-husband Lanre Gentry was consistently abusing her. The actress is now li...
Like Baba Suwe,Alabi Yellow Receives N10M from Reverend Mother Esther Ajayi
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Like Baba Suwe,Alabi Yellow Receives N10M from Reverend Mother Esther Ajayi

A few weeks after donating 10million naira to the treatment of ailing Yorruba actor Baba Suwe, Reverend Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi and her husband have just donated another 10million naira to actor, Alabi Yellow. In a post shared on Facebook by Esho Promotions, the reverend's representative was heard saying that Mother Ajayi had sent him to give the actor N10 million to take care of his health, just like she gave to recovering actor Baba Suwe. The actor, who is suffering from stroke, thanked the reverend for her help. In the video, his daughter, who is taking care of him, was heard singing with her father to thank Mother Ajayi for her help. Alabi Yellow also prayed for the reverend.
Producer of ‘Behind the Clouds’ Paul Emema Dies at 52
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Producer of ‘Behind the Clouds’ Paul Emema Dies at 52

Paul Emema, the producer of `Behind the Clouds’ has died at the age of 52 after a brief illness. The producer who is known for his act producing soap operas like ‘Behind the Clouds’ and ‘Supple Blues’was confirmed dead on March 12.  According to reports, Emema’s death was announced by one of his friends and colleague, Francis Onwochie in a message. “Yesterday, I received a call from Ada his long-time business development officer. I called Mahmood Ali Balogun our mutual friend and we both visited his house last night at Ago Palace Way Okota, ” Onwochie said. Emema a scriptwriter, director, and producer, whose ailment was undisclosed, became a point of reference in filmmaking.  Emema being a filmmaker came to limelight after the production of the hit soap opera, ‘Behind the Clou...
Nigerian Pastor and Wife Welcome their First Child After 22 Years of Marriage
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Nigerian Pastor and Wife Welcome their First Child After 22 Years of Marriage

Nigerian couple, Reverend and Mrs Nnaghe Itam of Foundation Faith Church (Salem Church) in Calabar, have welcomed their first baby after 22  years of marriage. The baby girl named Gordalli-Evergreen Nnaghe Itam was dedicated in church yesterday, Sunday, Febuary 24.   The church shared photos from the dedication on Facebook, writing: "Glory to God as our Papa and Mama Dedicate our Global Baby Gordalli-Evergreen Nnaghe Itam, she goes to Church today after 22 years of Marriage.  The Joy that fills our Hearts knows no bounds.  #BreakingForth #Imagodei #AMCCalabar"
Gunmen Kill Clergyman, Abductor Wife In Kaduna
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Gunmen Kill Clergyman, Abductor Wife In Kaduna

A Baptist Church pastor, Hosea Akuchi in Guguwa, Nasira, Igabi local government area of Kaduna state, was on Sunday killed while attempting to resist kidnappers. His wife, Talatu, was then abducted by the suspected bandits, after killing the clergyman. Witness said the bandits stormed the community around 1am and forced their way into the apartment of the clergyman after shooting sporadically in the air. “The gunmen came at about 1am; I don’t know how many of them but they were shooting sporadically. We thought they were armed robbers, everybody was scared,” he said. “They wanted to kidnap the pastor, but he was resisting them by struggling with them and they shot him. After killing him, they went away with his wife. ”Yakubu Sabo, spokesman of the Kaduna state police command...
It Is Wrong for A Female To Preach In Church-Funke Adejumo
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It Is Wrong for A Female To Preach In Church-Funke Adejumo

There’s currently a viral video showing Reverend Funke Adejumo telling members of the church she pastors as a female to sow a seed of money so as to become wealthy. This video has been found to be offensive by some quarters who have signed a petition to enable the UK government to ban the lady. According to them, she is a fraud and a disgrace to Christianity, even though they themselves are of questionable character. However, another group has emerged signing a petition to counter the other group’s call for her ban. This new group is supported by Pastor Adeboye’s son, Leke Adeboye, Laurie Idahosa, Apostle Johnson Suleiman etc. They are calling the effort of the other group’s as an attack on Christianity. Today’s sermon will show you this new group is actually protecting falsehood whic...
Kalu Foundation Establishes Small Loans For Small Businesses
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Kalu Foundation Establishes Small Loans For Small Businesses

The foundation a few weeks ago distributed Toyota Sienna buses to select transporters in the state under its youth empowerment scheme at a ceremony which had in attendance Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The new interest-free loan initiative which is expected to increase the working capital of potentially 11,000 beneficiaries. Repayable over a period of 12 months (with a 2-month moratorium) at zero interest, the small business support is aimed at taking unemployed youths off the streets.“ “The interest free loan scheme was originally initiated by former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu in 1997 with 7,500 beneficiaries across Abia State,” according to Reverend (Mrs) Jemimah Kalu, Executive Secretary of the foundation. Fiel...
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Emmanuel Onwubiko: Dissecting Buhari’s, Luther’s Dreams

Psychologists say that dreams are actually activities that take place in the subconscious. Although dreams in the thinking of top rated psychologists who are clinical scientists, but some observers view dreams from a dismissive perspective. Besides Psychologists, the majority of those who profess religion of one kind or the other, see dreams differently. Most followers of organized religions believe that dreams in most cases have metaphysical imports. For the adherents of the Christian religion and even the Jews, the concept of dream played significant role in the earliest salvific mission that heralded the liberation efforts of the founding fathers of the Jewish political entity. Dream indeed defines the historicity of the one of the Sons of Jacob called Joseph or Joseph the Dreamer...
BREAKING: Veteran Actor, Baba Sala Is Dead
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BREAKING: Veteran Actor, Baba Sala Is Dead

Veteran comedian and filmmaker Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala has passed on. He died at the age of 82. Ace comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka, broke the sad news Tuesday night. “We lost him. What a great loss. An icon is gone”, he wrote on his Instagram page. The late comedian, who was in limelight for decades, had solicited for funds to further his treatment. Baba Sala, disclosed his illness at a briefing held on his biography due for presentation on December 4, where he looked frail and spoke with difficulty. “I need help. Nigerians should help me. I am not dead yet, they should not let me die suffering”, he said. Baba Sala’s first son, Reverend Dele Adejumo, had said the octogenarian was not suffering from old age but lack of funds for medical treatment, adding that his invest...
They Shouldn’t Let Me Die Suffering – Veteran Comedian, Baba Sala Down With A Stroke, Cries For Help
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They Shouldn’t Let Me Die Suffering – Veteran Comedian, Baba Sala Down With A Stroke, Cries For Help

Veteran comedian, Baba Sala, who is currently down with stroke, has cried out for help from the public concerning medical treatment abroad. Veteran Nigerian comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, who has enjoyed patronage and limelight for decades, is said to be suffering from a stroke, and has solicited the financial support of well-meaning Nigerians for him to be able to take care of his health. According to a report by PUNCH, while speaking at a briefing held on his biography due for presentation on December 4, Baba Sala, who spoke with difficulty, noted, “I need help. Nigerians should help me. I am not dead yet, they should not let me die suffering.” It was gathered that the comedian looked frail and breathed with difficult at the event, and he could barely walk, as h...
Fight Against Corruption Must Be Holistic – Wike Tells Fed Govt
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Fight Against Corruption Must Be Holistic – Wike Tells Fed Govt

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has charged the Federal Government to make its ongoing war on corruption holistic and not be a vindictive instrument against perceived political opponents. Speaking during a courtesy visit by the Primate of Anglican Church, Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, accompanied by Archbishops and Bishops of the church at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday, Governor Wike urged the Federal Government to fight corruption within the ambit of the law. “The fight against corruption must be holistic and it should not be vindictive in nature”, he charged adding; “Those of us who are privileged to serve should know that it is by the Grace of God that we serve. Therefore, we must serve to the Glory of God”. He said that the Church has been the pillar of his...
Reverend Builds House For Aged Couple In Enugu. See Before & After Photos
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Reverend Builds House For Aged Couple In Enugu. See Before & After Photos

'BLESSED ARE THE MERCIFUL.We congratulate our own most wonderful daddy and mummy, the Rt Rev. G. U Ukanwa PhD JP and his amiable wife Mrs. G. Ukanwa (Nnebuihe) for this unforgettable and forever in mind gift of a new building to this indigent couple. This is a big challenge to the political world and as well to other church leaders. A rare one in so many ages past coming when it is highly needed, what a pure and merciful spirit. This is so conspicuous and will forever be appreciated by the community and families of this old couple. We therefore salute you my lord and mummy for this vision and pray that your labour in God's vine will never be in vain. The Lord bless you abundantly and as well show you Mercy in your time of need, Amen. You are really indeed NNEBUIHE'
200-Year-Old Crocodile Showcased At Ero Okeliwo Festival In Ogun
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200-Year-Old Crocodile Showcased At Ero Okeliwo Festival In Ogun

The indigenes of Ero- Okeliwo Community, Ijebu Ife Ogun State, on Saturday, gathered people from all walks of life to their town for the celebration of Ero – Okeliwo Festival 2017. In what was branded as ‘Celebration of Our Ancestors”, the indigenes of the community who trooped out in their multitude, happily and in high mood expressed their pride as put succinctly by the Baale elect, Chief Adeleke Oyesanya as he said, “we are happy today as we celebrate with our vigour and might, with our resources injected, the rich cultural – tourism assets bequeathed to us by our fore fathers. We are happy to celebrate and flaunt these inestimable heritages and will not be tired doing this every year. “The spirit of unity of purpose which exists in the community was exhibited when Reverend Deyi Aiye...
Woyin Karowie Consecrated As Bishop Of Woolwich, London
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Woyin Karowie Consecrated As Bishop Of Woolwich, London

Nigerian-born Reverend (Dr) Woyin Karowie Dorgu was today consecrated as Bishop of Woolwich/Diocese of Southwark London. Reverend(Dr) Woyin Karowei Dorgu (born June 1958) is a Church of England priest and former medical doctor.In December 2016, it was announced that he would be the next Bishop of Woolwich,a suffragan Bishop in the Diocese of Southwark.He was consecrated a bishop today 17 March 2017.