By Adenike Lucas A popular Kenyan pastor based in London has been extradited back home to face child-trafficking charges. Gilbert Deya, known as the Archbishop of Peckham, who often boasts of being able to offer barren women "miraculous babies," arrived in the east-African country this morning and appeared in court charged with five counts of … Continue reading Gilbert Deya: Kenyan Pastor Who Delivered Miracle Babies For Barren Women Deported Back Home
The Church of England has announced plans to trial "tap and go" contactless payment systems for donations. Starting this summer, around 40 churches will be equipped with handheld terminals to process card payments - up to the value of £30 - with a view to offering the system to every diocese next year. The trial … Continue reading Church Of England Announces Contactless Payment Trial To Be Launched This Summer
By Abdul Tukur Manchester United star Paul Pogba is on a pilgrimage to Makkah, Islam's holiest city. The 24-year-old a devout Muslim is performing Umrah, the lesser pilgrimage which is popular during Ramadan. The Frenchman who helped United secure the Europa League posted a photo of himself standing in front of the Kaaba.
By Christian Smith Pope Francis has appointed, for the first time, a Nigerian priest, Archbishop Thaddeus Okolo as the new ambassador to Ireland. As ambassador, Archbishop Okolo who speaks Igbo, English, French, Italian, Czech, Spanish and German, will serve as liaison between the Irish government and the Vatican. One of his responsibilities as Apostolic Nuncio, … Continue reading Pope Francis Appoints Nigerian Priest As Vatican Diplomatic Representative In Ireland
Exclusive: By Adenike Lucas The Church of England's second black bishop was consecrated at a ceremony that took place at the Southwark Cathedral today. Nigerian born Reverend Prebendary Woyin Karowei Dorgu, 58, was consecrated as the 13th Bishop of Woolwich at 12:30 noon. Revd Dorgu, a medical doctor by training, whose nomination was approved by … Continue reading First Nigerian Church of England Bishop, Dr Woyin Karowei Dorgu Is Consecrated At Southwark Cathedral
Guardian UK The City of London police are investigating an alleged fraud involving a former Premier League footballer who lost £3.9m from one of Britain’s richest evangelical churches in a disastrous investment scheme. The criminal investigation follows a Charity Commission report into “mismanagement” at Kingsway International Christian Centre, which invested £5m with the former Charlton … Continue reading Police investigate alleged fraud involving former footballer
By Abusidiqu The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has been released from the headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS) in Abuja. Suleman had arrived the agency’s office at 7:45 pm, several hours after the scheduled time in the company of two governors, who did not want to be … Continue reading Apostle Suleman Released After Appearing At DSS Office With Two Governors
Denisaurus News Service Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, has died. He was 63. The popular US pastor and author died on Sunday morning after battling an aggressive form of cancer, according to a statement from the church.
Yinka Ogunnubi In a series of tweet (1 - 40), Yinka Ogunnubi, @yinkanubi examines the operations of the Jim Obazee-led Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, FRCN. I had the premonition that a controversy will be stirred once we got that famous breaking news that our beloved Daddy was "stepping aside". The headline events of that … Continue reading Yinka Ogunnubi Explains FRC Act Which Restricts GO’s Tenure To 20 Years.
By Adenike Lucas, Exclusive The General Overseer of the Redeem Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has appointed a member, Joseph Obafemi to head the church in Nigeria. Pastor Adeboye, 74, made the announcement at the ministers Thanksgiving service in Shimawa, Ogun State, this morning. 'Daddy GO' as he is popularly known, … Continue reading “Daddy GO” Names Pastor Obafemi as RCCG Leader In Nigeria