Monday, October 19, 2020

Global Economic Pendulum Orchestrated By Covid-19 Via Nigeria State – Bishop Chidi Oparajiako

Good morning Covenant Friends and Great Partners. We bring you update on our reflections and meditations from last week till today. It's of immense importance to thank some of you for your encouragement and good wishes, while saying that the purpose of this weekly reflections and meditations is not to create fear as some...

The Church, National Development and The Man, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh By Godknows Igali

It was originally meant to be a gathering of Nigeria’s ecclesiastical hierarchy, as Head of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, offered his Formal Exit Thanksgiving Service on 22nd March, 2020. However, due to the global Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic, and in compliance with Government directives, Church authorities, opted for a...

Is GAFCON a Church? With a Reply to Global South Anglicans

Preface: A Reply to the Global South Anglicans In a recent “Anglican Perspectives” video, Canon Phil Ashey of the American Anglican Council announces an “historic” development: the publication of a Covenant, approved in Cairo in early October 2019 by the Global South Anglican Fellowship (see the “Seventh Trumpet” Communiqué here and the Covenant Proposal  here. Canon Ashey...

Why Buhari ignored NJC’s recommendation on Onnoghen

Indications emerged yesterday on why President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to act on recommendation of National Judicial Council (NJC) that the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mr Walter Onnoghen, be retired. The President, it was learnt, considered NJC’s letter ambiguous, as it did not clearly state why the...

Between ACU Vice Chancellor and agitating parents – Folu Olamiti

Vice Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Mr Dapo Asaju, a professor and Bishop of the Anglican Church, was in the news recently in what could be described as an altercation between the university and some parents over some rules and regulations introduced by the institution to ensure discipline and smooth...

CDD FACT CHECK: Did el-Rufai sign an anti-christian law in Kaduna?

A post alleging that in Kaduna, pastors will no longer be able to preach unless they possess a licence renewable every year. The post further claimed that any preacher who refuses to obtain this licence will be charged and if found guilty will be liable to 2 years imprisonment or pay a...

The Guardian view on Nigeria’s elections: 84m voters deserve better Editorial

Nigeria’s 84 million voters will go to the polls next weekend to give their verdict on Muhammadu Buhari. The country is Africa’s most populous, and by some measures has the largest economy on the continent. Nigeria celebrated Mr Buhari’s election in 2015 as not only a resounding rejection of the unpopular Goodluck Jonathan but also the...

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