Tag archive for ‘Christians’
By admin On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Application Of Deities In Dispute Resolution: Uwheru As Case Study

By Young Erhiurhoro LAGOS OCTOBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Before the advent of Christianity and modern education in Urhobo land, the Urhobo people like other ethnic groups in Nigeria evolved different means of resolving More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Okowa Urges Churches To Invest, Reduce Financial Burdens On Worshipers

Dr Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS MAY 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Churches to have investments that will reduce financial burdens on their members and boost evangelism. The More...

By admin On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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2019: Warri Pastor Bans Members Without PVC From Worshiping

Bishop Simon Okah LAGOS MAY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The South-South Vice President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, and head of Flock of Christ Mission, Warri, Delta State, Bishop Simeon Okah, has announced More...

By admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

EASTER: FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau LAGOS APRIL 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has declared Friday 14th and Monday 17th April, 2017 as Public Holidays to mark the Good Friday More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Delta Deputy Governor Urges Christians To Participate in Politics

Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr Kingsley Otuaro (centre), Bishop Mike Lagu(left) and the host, Pastor Ojay Oruma during the dedication of Grace WorshipCentre, Ekete/ Udu Branch, Ughelli South Local Government More...

By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Conflicting Reports Trail Release of Nigeria’s Chibok Girls

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Chibok schoolgirls recently freed from Boko Haram captivity are seen during a meeting with Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja, Nigeria, Oct. More...

By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2016

New Boko Haram Leader Vows to Bomb Churches, Exterminate All Christians, Protect Muslims

LAGOS AUGUST 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Nigeria- Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic extremists have a new leader who is threatening to bomb churches and kill Christians while ending attacks on mosques and markets used by ordinary More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Catholic Bishop Advises Buhari against Using EFCC, ICPC, Others for Selfish Gains

Joseph Bagobiri LAGOS OCTOBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Catholic Bishop and representative of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, used his Independence anniversary message last week to slam Nigerian political and More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Ekiti:Fayose Appoints Blind Radio Presenter, Igbo, Urhobo indigenes as Board Members

Fayose LAGOS AUGUST 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-To give the physically challenged in Ekiti State a sense of belonging, Governor Fayose has appointed a blind radio presenter, Rotimi Bejide as member, Christian Pilgrims Welfare More...

By admin On Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Delta State University Dons Denounce Christians Demonization of Urhobo Culture

Chief Enyote Gbogbo (in traditional attire) and Dr. Emmanuel Biri (DELSU) flanked by Epha Ughievwen, during the maiden Ughievwen Cultural Carnival led by Chief Gbogbo in Otughievwen, headquarters of Ughelli South More...

By admin On Monday, June 1st, 2015

Don’t Stand Up For Me, Never You Kneel Before Me – Delta State Gov Okowa Pleads

Dr Ifeanyi Okowa LAGOS JUNE 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has appealed to people of the state to avoid standing up or prostrating for him as he is also More...

By admin On Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Muslims Set Court Ablaze in Kano over ‘Insult’ to Muhammad

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS MAY 22ND (URHOBOTODAY) — Hundreds of rioting Muslims set a Shariah court ablaze Friday in Nigeria’s northern Kano city, protesting its decision to free a cleric accused of insulting More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Nigerian Troops Rescue 200 Girls, 93 Women in Sambisa Forest

LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women Tuesday in the Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on its official Twitter account. The armed forces could not immediately More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Nigeria Election: Christians Flee Kano over Fear of Violence

LAGOS MARCH 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-An exodus from the mainly Christian quarter of Kano, the commercial centre of northern Nigeria, is taking place ahead of elections this weekend, because of fears of violence. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

How Two Of My Children Flee From Nigeria To Avoid Wrath Of Ancestral Worshipers-Widow

Utomudo Victor Edoja LAGOS FEBRUARY 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A widow, Linda Utomudo has narrated how her two children, Utomudo Victor Edoja and Utomudo Ogaga hunted by the Chief Priest of their community ran away More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Religious Crisis Brew in Delta as Police Commissioner ‘Shut Down’ Catholic Church

Suleman Abba LAGOS FEBRUARY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A religious crisis is said to be currently brewing at the Delta State police command following what is being described as an ‘ungodly’ and ‘forceful’ barring More...

By admin On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Gwoza: Boko Haram Behead Christians, Force Christian Women into Marriage

LAGOS AUGUST 29TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Christian community in Gwoza, the Borno town that Boko Haram recently declared an Islamic caliphate, says its men are being beheaded by the insurgents while its women are forced More...

By admin On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Muslims and the Sting of Boko Haram

Boko Haram Leader, Shekau By John Dania LAGOS AUGUST 14TH (URHOBOTODAY0-So much ado about the violent sect in Nigeria, Boko haram, I would rather say is overrated. No doubt, they have caused havoc in Nigeria and More...

By admin On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Al-Mustapha Drags Islamic Preacher To Court over Allegation of Training Snipers

Al-Mustapha LAGOS MAY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)- Former Chief Security Officer to late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, has dragged a prominent Islamic preacher, Sheikh Sanusi Khalil before the More...

By admin On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Stop the Killings, Love One Another, Uduaghan Charges as Christians Celebrate Easter

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan when he undertook an inspection visit to the project site of the $16 billion Gas City Project located at Ogidigben in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta More...

By admin On Monday, March 24th, 2014

1,000 Christians Worshipers Escape Massacre on Sunday

LAGOS MARCH 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Security agents in a church in Jos, Plateau State, on Sunday prevented an attack on worshipers by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. The gunmen were said to have targeted the More...

By admin On Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Make Peace and Stop Dabbling in Politics, Arewa Consultative Forum Tells CAN

President Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor LAGOS SEPTEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) today urged the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) not to dabble into politics More...

By admin On Monday, July 8th, 2013

STORY/PHOTOS:Orubebe Preaches Gospel in July Vigil, Appeal to Nigerians to Acknowledge God

Orubebe preaching sermon on the pulpit By Oghenekevwe Laba JULY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Minister of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe (CON) has called on Christians to acknowledge More...

By admin On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Parents Encourage Children Cheating in Exams -Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan LAGOS JUNE 15TH (URHOBOTODAY) PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has stated that Nigerian parents were now paying for expo in examinations and also sponsoring wonder centres for Joint Admissions More...

By admin On Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Oritsejafor Re-elected As CAN President

Pastor Oritsejafor Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor was re-elected on Thursday night to lead the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN. The executive Secretary of Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr. Kennedy Opara More...