Tag Archives: Religion

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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#FreeMubarakBala: Kaduna Police Arrest Nigerian Atheist, Mubarak Bala For Reportedly Insulting Prophet Muhammad

According to circulating online reports, Mubarak Bala, a Nigerian activist and atheist, has been arrested by the Kaduna Police Command after insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. Bala, who is the president of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, and advisory board member of the International Association of Atheists, was arrested due to his Facebook posts questioning the existence of…

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Islamic Cleric’s Wife Cries Out After Gunmen Kidnap Twin Toddlers In Ibadan

The wife of a popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Taofeeq Akeugbagold, whose twins were kidnapped by Gunmen at their Ojoo residence in Ibadan has pleaded with the kidnappers and Oyo State Government on social media for the release of their two-year-old toddlers.  In a video shared on Facebook, their woman who couldn’t hold back tears, revealed…

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Nigerian React As TB Joshua Embarks On 4-Day Visit To “Prayer Mountain” Over COVID-19

Following the huge credibility deficit, Prophet T. B. Joshua recently faced due to his failed prediction that the Coronavirus would vanish March 27 from the earth, the cleric has been slammed for spending four days praying against the pandemic at the top of a mountain. The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) founder could be seen in…

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COVID-19: Five Clerics Convicted In Abuja Over Violation Of Lockdown Guidelines

According to SunNews Online, a mobile court in Abuja has sentenced two Pastors and three Imams to one-month imprisonment or an option of N5000 fine in addition to a supervised community service for one day for violating the lockdown order. They were convicted for holding services in their religious establishments despite the lockdown order in the…

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COVID-19: Pandemics Are What Allah Use To Punish People — Buhari’s Aide, Basir Ahmad

Amidst rising deaths as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, globally, and increasing cases in Nigeria, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmed, has said that “pandemics are what Allah S.W.T use to punish people.” The Presidential aide was quoting a Hadith, which in Islam refers to reports of statements or…

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Just In: Lagos Bans Religious Gathering With Over 50 Worshippers

The Lagos state government, in agreement with religious leaders, has banned all religious congregational service involving over 50 worshippers, The Punch reports. This was part of the official statement read by the commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, after a meeting with religious leaders in the state at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa…

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Actress Kate Henshaw Questions Why People Hold ‘Expensive Burials For The Dead’

Nollywood star actress, Kate Henshaw has taken to social media to express satisfaction with the way Muslims bury their dead when compared to other religions. In a tweet she posted this morning, the actress questioned why people plan elaborate or expensive burials as if the deceased is “expected to wake to move around.” She wrote: ”We…

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