Stop celebrating fraudsters, Group charges traditional rulers, clerics

Traditional rulers and religious leaders have been urged to stop celebrating people perceived to have amassed their wealth through suspicious and questionable means. Mr Ibukun Agbaje, the Coordinator, National Anti-Corruption Volunteer Corps (NAVC) in Ekiti, made the plea on Sunday in Ado-Ekiti at an “Integrity Rally” to mark the 2018 World Anti-Corruption Day Theme of the 2018 World Anti-Corruption Day is: “Every No Counts”. According to Agbaje, the phenomenon of corruption had reached a near uncontrollable dimension, because those who are supposed to reject the overnight millionaires are not willing…

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Clergymen blast OBJ: You led a corrupt govt

Some ministers of God in Nigeria have come down hard on former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, over his recent statement that pastors in the country were aiding corruption in Nigeria.   Though some pastors declined comment saying, Apostle Johnson Suleman was being harassed by the powers that be for opening his mouth, yet, fiery ones did not mince words in telling Obasanjo that he perpetuated corruption as Nigeria’s president. Obasanjo’s statement that some Nigerian Pastors/ preachers preach that one can acquire wealth without labour triggered sharp reactions from clerics across…

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Opelope Anointing changed my real name –Evang. Dunni Olanrewaju

The name, Dunni Olanrewaju, may not ring a bell but when one mentions Opelope Anointing, a lot of people readily know who she is. The gospel songstress and founder of Christ Apostolic Church, Opelope Anointing Praise Centre, whose hit track brought to limelight in 2000, speaks to ESTHER BAKARE about the challenges she faced before heeding the call of God, the gospel music industry and sundry issues Can we meet you? My name is Evangelist (Dr) Dunni Olanrewaju, popularly known as Opelope Anointing. I am a gospel musician and founder…

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Nkechi Harry Ngonadi

Stylish Entrepreneur Nkechi Harry Ngonadi, aka NHN of NHN Couture is a beautiful lady who loves God and uses her love for fashion to propagate the gospel. She is a great proponent of the theory that you can look beautiful without indecent exposure. This has taken her far as she has a unique repertoire in the fashion industry and many ladies of high society, pastors wives, celebrities and more are some of her clients. Born on born 18th November 1975, she grew up in Zaria, Kaduna State, lived most of…

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‘Nigerians should expect rising suicide’

Against the increasing rate of suicide and suicide attempts being recorded in Nigeria, a Professor of Sociology at the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Wahab Elias, has said except urgent intervention is made by the government to mitigate the biting impacts of the socio-economic crisis on the people, more Nigerians will choose the suicide option. Elias, who described the development as a form of protest killing, said historically, suicide becomes common when society is building towards revolution. The sociologist, who explained this while delivering the university’s 60th inaugural lecture, said…

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Those destroying naira’ll not enjoy the gains –Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A. Adeboye, has declared that those responsible for the drastic loss in value of the national currency, the naira, will not live to enjoy their illicit gains. Delivering a sermon yesterday at the special Sunday service organised by RCCG Region 11, aka Ikoyi/Victoria Island family, at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, Lagos, Pastor Adeboye said this was a revelation he received from God early this year, but which he was sharing for the first time. “Those who are…

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The unfinished sexual harassment debate

Sexual harassment or violence seems to have become intractable in our society today. It is difficult to decipher whether armed robbery and kidnapping are more rampant than sexual violence. It is common knowledge to hear that a father violates his five year old daughter or a fifty year old auntie sexually assaults a baby of two years. Which bizarre and incestuous sexual relation have we not heard about? Brothers harassing sisters and cousins; lecturers sleeping with female students in exchange for marks; chief executives in some offices harassing their female…

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Ugwuanyi intervenes in Assemblies of God crisis

Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi yesterday intervened in the crisis rocking the Assemblies of God Church, Nigeria. He has directed security operatives to allow leaders and members of the church to gather at their New Haven Enugu branch for a prayer meeting without molestation. Ugwuanyi gave the directive as thousands of worshippers belonging to the camp of the factional General Superintendent of the Church, Rev. Prof. Paul Emeka, staged a peaceful protest at Government House Enugu. The Church leaders and members, comprising some District Superintendents and pastors from…

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Assemblies of God Crisis: Ugwuanyi wades in, sues for peace

    Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on Wednesday intervened in the crisis rocking the Assemblies of God Church, Nigeria, directing security operatives to allow leaders and members of the church who gathered at their New Haven Enugu branch for a prayer meeting to hold their function without molestation. The governor gave the directive when thousands of the worshippers belonging to the camp of the factional General Superintendent of the Church, Rev. Prof. Paul Emeka, staged a peaceful protest at Government House Enugu. The Church leaders and members, comprising some…

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