Govt promotes chastity to teens with ‘I choose to wait’ program

B razil’s Minister for Women, Family and Human Rights,  Damares Alves, recently asked parents to consider telling their teenage children to wait until adulthood to have sex, thus unleashing a rash of negative comments from leftists in the South American republic.     Minister Alves responded to the growing rate of sexually-transmitted disease and teenage pregnancies by promoting sexual abstinence among adolescents. She is collaborating with a campaign sponsored by evangelical Christians, dubbed “I Choose to Wait,” that fosters traditional Christian teachings about sexuality, chastity, and marriage. Alves is a…

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Rev. Godonu unveils expansion programme for Catholic multi-media centre

    T he newly appointed Director of Social Communication of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Rev. Fr. Anthony Gbenayon Godonu, has unveiled plans to expand the Catholic multi-media centre to cater for the appropriate dissemination of Christian information in Nigeria.     According to Rev. Godonu, this will enable the church adapt to technological changes in respect to media communication in this digital era.     Besides, Rev. Godonu has scheduled a media conference for Catholic media practitioners with the Archbishop. The conference is scheduled for Saturday, February 29,…

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Ayokunle, Utomi, others to bag BSN selfless service award

A s the Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) marks this year’s Founders Day ceremony on Friday, the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr. Olasupo Ayokunle; and the Founder, Centre for Value in Leadership, Prof. Pat Utomi will be decorated with the society’s award for Selfless Service to God and Humanity.     Also to be so dignified include the Chairman of Guaranteed Trust Bank Plc., Mrs. Osaretin Demuren and General Manager, Aveon Offshore Limited, Engr. Joseph Duntoye.   BSN’s Media Manager, Benjamin Mordi, confirmed the awards in a…

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You have a role in fulfilling your destiny

    L ong before you were born, God already decided what you will be. He did not consult with your parents before taking His decision about your destiny. If He did, they could have disqualified you. “Witches and wizards from your village did not know what was going on at that time. They were not there, when God was planning your life, hence they can’t stop you. In His mind, God has decided the following concerning you; “That it shall be well with you, you shall live to glorify…

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Nobody can chase Christians out of Nigeria –Bishop Goddy Okafor

Bishop Goddy Okafor is the Chairman of South East branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and General Overseer of Glorious Life Gospel Centre, (a.k.a. Peculiar Peoples’ Ministries Int’l), Aba. He speaks on the security situation in the country and other national matters in this interview with EMMANUEL IFEANYI     What is your view on FG’s handling of the nation’s security challenges?     One of the responsibilities of the Federal Government is to secure the nation. Inability to secure this country on government’s part amounts to failure.…

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Don’t cross your boundary, witch doctor warns fiery pastor

      Like in the case of Prophet Elijah and 70 prophets of Baal, the battle line seems to have been drawn between fiery General Overseer of Mountain of Holy Ghost Deliverance Ministry, Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanenere, and a dreaded witch doctor in Anambra State, named Adindu na Nnobi.   Prophet Chukwuemeka, popularly known as Odumeje is the cleric said to have boasted that he will walk on River Niger, just like Jesus did.   But he never did; however, he denied that he never said anything like that, in…

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Christians to protest over Rev Andimi’s killing on February 2

T he Christian Association of Nigeria has called on all Christians across the country to embark on a prayer walk to protest the gruesome killing of the CAN Chairman in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram terrorists.   CAN President, Dr Samson Ayokunle, disclose this during a briefing with journalists in Abuja, on Thursday.     He noted that the walk was aimed at rendering prayers for the country to overcome the criminals troubling Nigeria.     He said that it would be…

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Northern Christians are under siege –Rev Pam

A prominent Christian leader in the northern part of the country, Rev Yakubu Pam, has raised the alarm that Christians in that part of the Nigeria are under siege.   Rev Pam, who is the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern states, expressed the concern following the recent kidnapping and subsequent killing of chairman of CAN in the Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State,Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram terrorists.   The cleric condemned the gruesome murder of Rev. Andimi in a recent statement…

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Bishop Wale Oke backs Amotekun

The National Deputy President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Francis Wale-Oke, has called on the South-West Governors to legalise Operation Amotekun. Oke conveyed his stand on the security outfit just floated by the six South western states in a statement released by his Media Officer, Kayode Oladeji, in Ibadan.   Oke, who is also the presiding Bishop of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries noted that a move to legalise the security outfit will protect it.   The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, had declared the…

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There’s no country where killers walk freely like Nigeria –Bishop Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that there was no country in the world where human lives were slaughtered and the perpetrators are not made brought to book like in Nigeria.   The Bishop spoke at the 3rd General Assembly and Peace Conference with the theme:”Inter-Religious Dialogue: Strengthening the Culture of Peace, Reconciliation and Justice”, in Abuja recently.   He stressed that Nigeria must move from talking to taking action.   Kukah also insisted that the federal governmenrt must find a way to end wanton killings…

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