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Shutdown of Churches in Lagos Over Noisy Worship

Authorities in Lagos have shut down churches across the city after a glut of complaints over noisy worship. The chaotic megacity’s environmental protection department said it had sealed off 22 premises on Wednesday after receiving dozens of calls a day, according to newspaper reports. Neighbours of one church – Jesus ...

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THE JOURNAL: The Day I Went To Church

Dear Diary The day I finally saw inside the four walls of a church after so long was because of a good friend of mine. “Walter, we’re going for thanksgiving this coming Sunday,” I was informed. No, it wasn’t this good friend of mine who said those words to me. ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The Art Of A Good Testimony

Hope you had a wonderful holiday? Last week’s column was delayed due to unforeseen circumstances. This week, in keeping with my tradition of teaching you absolutely nothing, we shall be tackling the major problem of every Christian in Nigeria; you know what that is right? Yes, this problem is quite ...

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The Satire About The Manual For Nigerian Pastors

Written by Elnathan John, and originally published on elnathanjohn.blogspot.com Many manuals are full of jargon and unnecessary information. I have decided to keep this brief and to the point. Because I care. 1. Fly private. There is nothing that shows that God is in charge of your hustle like flying ...

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Pastor collapses, dies, after admitting adultery

A pastor who rounded up his parishioners and confessed to having an affair dropped dead moments later from a suspected heart attack, witnesses have said. Bishop Bobby Davis, the pastor and founder of the Miracle Faith World Outreach Church in Bridgeport, Connecticut asked his parishioners to stay behind after services ...

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The Things They Tweet: 44

See more tweets after the cut and tell us if you agree with him…

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The Milk Of God

A group of twenty women are seated on benches in a small church that is made completely from corrugated roofing sheets. Pastor Chidi, a potbellied man in his mid-forties, stands on the lectern with a bible opened in front of him. It is about 12 noon. Pastor Chidi: Praise the ...

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Finding Hubby (Episode 4)

I didn’t go anywhere on Saturday, the activities of the night before had worn me out. On depressing occasions like that, I get the inspiration to write poetry. Yes, Oyin is a poet. One of these days, if you guys ask me enough, I’ll read some of my poems to ...

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Blessings from the Vineyard

Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, founder of Word of Life Bible Church and President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, over the weekend, received a private jet as a birthday gift from members of his church; a $4.9 million private jet, to be precise. The church members presented the jet, a ...

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