Tag Archives: Religion

Rihanna Issues Apology After Using Islamic Scripture At Her Lingerie Fashion Show

Rihanna is issuing an apology to the Muslim community after she was called out for using sacred Islamic verses in a song played at her recent fashion show. The 32-year-old singer’s star-studded Savage X Fenty lingerie fashion show debuted on Amazon Prime on October 2 and while it was praised for its inclusivity, featuring models of different sizes, races,…

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Kanye West Accused Of Blasphemy After Walking On Water During Controversial Sunday Service

Kanye West‘s widely popular religious gathering known as the ‘Sunday Service’ has taken another turn as he and his crew were spotted ‘walking on water’ over the weekend. However, Twitter seems not be here for the Presidential candidate, who was joined by American pastor Joel Osteen and his Sunday Service gospel choir giving a melodious performance from…

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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Describes Clergymen Yet To Reopen Churches As Unbelievers

Chris Oyakhilome, the President of Loveworld Inc and Pastor of Christ Embassy Church has referred to clergymen refusing to reopen their churches as unbelievers. As a measure to contain the spread of Coronavirus, places of worships were closed in March. A month later, federal and state governments granted them to reopen for worship, however the approval came with conditions such a mandatory social distancing, wearing…

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Oyedepo Cautions Nigerian Government Against Interfering With Churches

The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Dr David Oyedepo, has warned the Federal Government against granting the registrar-general of Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and its supervising minister the power to remove the board of trustees of churches without recourse to the court. The controversial law is part of the new amended Companies and…

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Nigerians React As Kano Court Sentences 22-Year-Old Singer To Death For Blasphemy

The death sentence of a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu in Kano by the Upper Sharia Court for blasphemy on Monday has drawn various mixed reactions from Nigerians on social media. According to Channels Television, Sharif-Aminu was found guilty of blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad in a song he circulated via Whatsapp in March this year and was sentenced…

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President Buhari Celebrates Eid-El-Kabir, Wishes Muslims Safe & Happy Celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has wished all citizens a happy and safe Eid as the country joins other Muslims across the world to mark the 2020 Eid El-Kabir celebrations. Taking to social media on Friday, the President announced that he observed the Eid El-Kabir prayers at home with his family, in keeping with the advisories from the…

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Nigeria Declares July 30, 31 As Public Holiday For 2020 Eid-el-Kabir

Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31 have been declared as public holidays by the Federal Government to mark this 2020’s Eid-el-Kabir Celebration. Ministry of Interior’s Permanent Secretary, Georgina Ehuriah disclosed the news in a statement issued on Tuesday which noted that the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated Muslim faithful and all Nigerians both at home…

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“Life Must Go On”⁠ ⁠— Pastor Ituah Ighodalo Reacts To His Wife, Ibidun Ighodalo’s Death

Pastor Ituah Olajide Ighodalo, the founder of Trinity House Church, has reacted to the untimely passing of his wife, popular event planner Ibidun Ajayi-Ighodalo who reportedly died of cardiac arrest in the early hours of Sunday June 14. According to Ituah who officiated at the funeral of Biola Okoya’s son, Deji, early Sunday morning, he received a…

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COVID-19: Lagos Lifts Ban On Religious Activities, Worship Centres To Reopen June 19

The Lagos state government has announced the resumption of religious activities after lifting off the ban imposed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. At a press briefing this afternoon, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said religious organizations in the state can be reopened from Friday, June 19th for the Muslims and June…

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Nigerian Singer, 2Baba Idibia Blasts Religious Leaders: ‘”Don’t Be Embarrassing God Everywhere”

Popular Nigerian singer, 2face Idibia popularly known as 2Baba has taken to Twitter to express his anger at religious leaders who have failed in their duties amid all the sad happenings around the world. In a Twitter thread shared early Thursday morning, the legendary artiste asked clergymen to stop “embarrassment God everywhere.”  ”Fuck all PASTORS & IMAMS and all so called…

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