Why i’m neither a Christian, Muslim nor Orisa worshipper – Wole Soyinka speaks

November 21, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Foremost Nigerian author and world-famous Nigerian Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has opened up about his religious life. He said he is neither a Christian, Muslim nor an Orisa Worshipper. He stated this on Sunday, 20 November at the public presentation of his two-volume collection of essays, Of Power and Freedom and the forthcoming release of a collection of poems. Soyinka was Read More

Gospel artist, Dunsin Oyekan, beats odds, ministers same day after surviving ghastly accident

September 4, 2022 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

It was a miracle of sorts on Saturday after popular gospel artist, Dunsin Oyekan, appeared and ministered to the teaming church members few hours after he survived ghastly vehicle accident. Blueprint had reported that the horror accident occurred along Lagos/Ibadan expressway when Oyekan and his crew were heading to Lagos from Ibadan, Oyo state capital earlier same day. Confirming the Read More

NSPPD: Nigerian online prayer platform hits 81.4m views, 244m participants in 6 months

May 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigerian online prayer platform, New Season Prophetic Prayers and Declarations led by Pastor Jerry Eze has hit a record 81,439,509 views on Facebook, Youtube, Instagram and Mixlr within six months. According to statistics collated from the digital platforms, between December 2021 and May 25, 2022, 19,005,969 devices logged on to the NSPPD early morning prayer programmes with an estimated 244,318,527 Read More

The flaws in dramatising the passion of Christ in local churches

April 26, 2022 Eze Jude Ogechukwu 0

Theologians are unanimous that man is an image-loving and image-making being. He likes representing his feelings, his thoughts, and his worldview in a concrete form, mostly through creative arts. This must be why God placed a caveat against abuse of this inherent image-making trait, and forewarned against worshipping images, in place of Him, the true living Creator (Ex. 20:4-5). He Read More

Ebonyi govt gives reasons for demolishing church building

November 2, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Commissioner for Capital City Development, Ebonyi state, Onyekachi Nwebonyi Tuesday gave reasons why the Ministry demolished a church, Evangelical Church of West Africa,(ECWA) in Abakaliki the state capital. Nwebonyi explained that demolition of the church became necessary after the pastor in charge of the church refused  to adhere to the capital city master plan. Nwebonyi who disclosed this while briefing Read More

Foundation, UPF, RCCG distribute cash, food palliatives to Mpape residents

September 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

It was a cheerful moment for residents of Mpape, a surbub in the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT) when Peter Orobor Foundation (POF), Universal Peace Federation (UPF)-Nigeria and the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Mpape branch gave out cash and food palliatives to residents. The Secretary General of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF)-Nigeria, Dr George Ikpot during the youth Read More

Desperate plot to defame Kpokpogri: An exercise in futility, by Tony Arugba

September 21, 2021 Tony Arugba 0

Comrade Joseph Kpokpogri is reputable for his campaign against anti-corruption. He is the publisher of Integrity Watchdog Magazine of which his reports are balanced and unbiased. His reports are not malice driven, but facts.  For the writer of the venomous publication titled “ PRINCE KPOKPOGIRI: THE NOTORIOUS BLACKMAILER & EXTORTIONIST WHO IS A CONSULTANT WITH THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES Read More

Gunmen attack church, kill 1, abduct 3 others in Kogi

September 19, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Barely one week after gunmen attacked custodial centre in Kabba where a soldier and a policeman were killed and over two hundred inmates were set free, another gunmen on Sunday morning  attacked ECWA Church in Okedayo along Kabba – Okene road in Kogi state. The attackers according to source stormed the Church in the morning when Church service has commenced Read More

Anglican priest killed in Imo

September 15, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha, Owerri 0

An Anglican priest, Rev Emeka Merenu, was Tuesday murdered in his parsonage at Orsu Ihitte Ukwa in Orsu local government area of Imo state. Blueprint gathered that the priest met his untimely death over an allegation that he brought some soldiers to the village to protect himself, the church and the school under his care. The Amorji Nkwere born priest, according Read More

FCTA moves against criminals, nabs 14 in city centre

September 7, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

As a swift response to public outcry over incessant criminal activities and attacks on residents, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday stormed some of the dreaded flash points within the City Centre, arresting 14 suspects, recovered dangerous weapons and destroying their shanties.  The worst hit by the manhunt operations were the areas around Bolingo hotels, Church Gate Towers, Read More

Pictures: Veteran actress, Rachel Oniga, laid to rest amidst tears

August 27, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The funeral service for the late Nollywood veteran actress, Rachel Oniga, was held on Friday in Lagos The actress who died on July 31st after battling a heart-related disease is currently taking place in Lagos. A service of songs was held in her honour at the Catholic Church of Resurrection, Magodo, Lagos state, Thursday, August 26.The late actress is from Read More

Gowon leads prayers against instability

August 24, 2021 Ifeanyi Emeka 0

Former military head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Monday led conveners of Nigeria Prays Mission in collaboration with Redeemed Christian Church of God and Good Shepherd Parish, Yaba, Lagos to seek divine intervention against security threats and socio-economic instability in Nigeria. The convened session was the South-west zone national bimonthly chain prayer, with the theme: “The Heavens Do Rule”, to Read More

Restoration Bible Church carries out 53 highly subsidized surgeries

August 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna based Church, Restoration Bible Church and Ministries has carried out about 53 highly subsidized surgeries for indigent Nigerians as part of it’s medical outreach. The exercise was carried out in collaboration with Medical Missions International from the United States of America. The surgeries ranging from multiple fibroid, hyenia and other minor surgeries were carried out by a team of American Read More

TB Joshua: The legend I knew

August 3, 2021 Duro Adeseko 0

“Why are people attacking me? Why do they hate me? What have I done wrong?” Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), asked me, raising his hands helplessly. I smiled, looked at him straight in the face and asked: “You preach in the name of Jesus Christ?” “Yes,” he replied. “If you preach Read More

Pandemonium as another protest rocks Dunamis Church in Abuja

July 11, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A group under the auspices of Abuja Grass root Project (AGP) were on Sunday seen at the entrance of the church also wearing t-shirts and face caps with the inscription, #IStandwithBuhari, to prevent a planned protest by Omoyele Sowore #RevolutionNow. Comrade Yunusa Yusuf, coordinator of the group said that they got reliable information that following the arrest of 10 activists Read More

Tears, testimonies as Akeredolu, Sanwo-Olu, others attend Prophet T.B Joshua’s final burial

July 9, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and his Lagos counterpart Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday attended the final burial of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations Prophet T.B Joshua held in Lagos state. Sanwo-Olu was represented by his Commissioner for Home Affairs, Hon, Anofi Olanrewaju Elegushi. Also present is the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who was also Read More

Breaking: Many storm Synagogue church, witness Prophet T.B Joshua ‘s burial service amidst rainfall

July 9, 2021 Editor 0

Crowd on Friday besieged the headquarters of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun, Lagos State where founder Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua’s burial service was conducted. During the programme, only few people were actually allowed access to the main auditorium in line with the COVID-19 protocol. Others who couldn’t gain entrance persistently stayed outside despite a downpour in the area. Governor Read More

Secession: Remaining together is best – Kumuyi

June 29, 2021 John Oba 0

The General Superintendent, Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kumuyi, has urged Nigerians to stay together, saying this would be the best for the country. The octogenarian and erudite preacher stated this Monday after his message on the fifth day of the six day crusade in Abuja, the nation’s capital. It was broadcasted via zoom and other social media platforms. Read More