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Christian Groups Hold Online Event To Pray For Persecuted Believers In China, India, Nigeria

Christian groups gathered online for an event that focuses on praying for the persecuted believers in China, India, and Nigeria where persecution has intensified in recent years. Evangelical Alliance, Release International, Christian Solidarity Worldwide, and Open Doors organized the online event, which was aired on livestream from 7:30 pm to 8:30

NCDC Releases New Guidelines for Reopening of Religious Centres

Jude Johnson The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has released fresh guidelines as worship places, including churches and mosques, reopen amid the Coronavirus Disease containment move by the country. The NCDC released the fresh guidelines on Saturday, a copy of which can be downloaded here: Press-Release-Reopening-of-Place-of-Worship-2Download The guidelines are: • There should

COVID-19: PTF Guidelines for Worship Centers

The following are the strict guidelines stipulated by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to be observed by Churches, Mosques and other worship centres. •Places of worship must comply with all non-pharmaceutical measures such as mandatory use of face mask by worshippers, hand washing spots at the entrances, hand sanitizers

Insecurity/Banditry: Nigeria on a journey to anarchy – TEKAN 

•Says Govt must sit up, Nigerians ‘ve lost confidence     •Says citizens disillusioned •Some Taraba victims held by kidnappers since two months Jude Johnson   A conglomeration of 15 churches in Northern Nigeria under the aegis of Tarayar Ekklisiyoyin Kristi A Nigeria (meaning, Fellowship of the Churches of Christ in Nigeria), - TEKAN - has expressed

Buhari condemns Sri Lanka Easter bombings

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the horrific attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on the holy day of Easter. At least 156 people were reportedly killed and about 400 others wounded in series of bombings the rocked churches and hotels in Sri Lanka's capital

Breaking: Over 156 killed, 400 injured in Sri Lanka Easter bombings

•35 foreigners among mass casualties in churches and hotels Two new blasts hit capital Colombo, hours after near simultaneous explosions kill 156 people and wound over 400 in four cities of Sri Lanka Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka's capital Colombo has been hit by at least two new blasts, hours after the country was

Churches and mosques offered share of £1.6m security fund

•Scheme helps places of worship install alarms, security lighting and CCTV cameras Religious organisations have been invited to apply for a share of a government fund to improve security at their places of worship. The places of worship protective security scheme helps churches, mosques, temples and gurdwaras in England and Wales to

Clerics urge INEC to make Churches, Mosques registration points

Religious leaders in Cross River have urged the Independent National Electoral Commission in the state to include Churches and Mosques as registration points in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration. They made the call on Monday in Calabar during a meeting of religious leaders with the Resident Electoral Commissioner,  Dr. Frankland Briyai, organised

Is Hamas re-branding to orient towards Egypt? Beverley Milton-Edwards Nearly 30 years after Hamas was founded in the occupied Palestinian territories, it is now revisiting its founding ideals and principles. The move comes at a watershed moment as the senior leadership also undergoes a significant reshuffle, a process that has been long in debate and fruition. The changes—aimed