Christian women should not wear trousers – Gloria Bamiloye

The wife of Mount Zion President and co-founder of Mount Zion Faith Ministries, Gloria Bamiloye, has given her opinion on one of the most controversial topics in Christendom – The issue on whether Christain women should wear trousers or not. According to the Evangelist Gloria Bamiloye, wearing of trousers cannot actually be considered wrong, but as a believer, it might not be portraying the woman in the right way to unbelievers. Gloria Bamiloye writes: Question : Is it good for believers to wear trousers ? Answer: Deuteronomy 22:5 KJVS [5]…

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Church protest against killings: ESOCS Reacts Over bloodshed across Nigeria

Members of the Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim (ESOCS), Yewa Provincial Headquarters, Ilaro, Ogun State on Sunday staged a protest against killings across Nigeria in response to the latest bloody incidents in Benue State against which CAN declared what it tagged “National and International Sunday of Christian Protest,” to draw global attention to the endless violence, mass murder and general insecurity across Nigeria. Elder ‘Biodun Sanyaolu who is the National Treasurer of OAIC and the National Director of CAN while addressing the gathering vehemently rejected the violent activities of…

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FEC approves N20.8bn for Ikorodu- Shagamu road

FEC approves N20.8bn for Ikorodu- Shagamu road

FEC approves N20.8bn for Ikorodu- Shagamu road The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday in Abuja approved N20.8billion for the rehabilitation of Ikorodu – Shagamu road. It also approved  N4.2billion for the procurement of aviation firefighting equipment.­ The Minister of Information and Culture,  Lai Mohammed made the disclosure when he briefed State House correspondents alongside the Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika and Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on the outcome of the council’s meeting. The meeting held at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, was presided over by…

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Virgin Mary to appear in Bavaria?

Virgin Mary to appear in Bavaria?

Virgin Mary to appear in Bavaria? The Virgin Mary smells of roses and is returning to Upper Bavaria. The mother of God is set to appear in the small St Lawrence Chapel in Unterflossing on March 17 at half past four, sharp (1530 GMT). That is according to Otto Masszi, a man who, a few years ago, bought and renovated the chapel in the village of 100 souls at his own expense. He denies any personal interest. “Whether or not this becomes a place of pilgrimage is of no concern…

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Indian cleric issues decree against women watching football

Indian cleric issues decree against women watching football

Indian cleric issues decree against women watching football By Bimbo Ogunnaike A senior cleric at an influential Islamic seminary in northern India has issued a religious decree saying that Muslim women should not watch men playing football. Mufti Athar Kasmi said that watching men “playing with bare knees” violated the tenets of Islam and was forbidden for women. Kasmi is cleric at Darul Uloom, Asia’s largest Sunni Muslim seminary in the northern town of Deoband. The cleric also lashed out at the men who allow their wives to watch football,…

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Bahrain court upholds one-year jail term for Muslim cleric, Sheikh Qassim

Bahrain court upholds one-year jail term for Muslim cleric, Sheikh Qassim

By Bimbo Ogunnaike A court in Bahrain upholds a one-year jail term  handed to top Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, who has been stripped of his nationality by the Al Khalifah regime and confirms the decision to revoke the cleric’s citizenship. A legal source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Bahrain’s Supreme Court confirmed the same ruling for two of the 81-year-old cleric’s aides, Sheikh Hussein Mahrus and Mirza al-Obaidli. On May 21 last year, a Bahraini court convicted Sheikh Qassim of illegal collection of funds and money laundering, and sentenced him to one year in…

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We are not terrorist group- IMN tells FG

We are not terrorist group- IMN tells FG

By Bimbo Ogunnaike The Islamic Movement of Nigeria(IMN), has said that it rejected the move to label it as a terrorist or violent organisation by the Federal Government. The group in a press statement signed and made available to Daily Mandate by  its spokesman, Ibrahim Musa, said  it has always been a peaceful organization and remains committed to peace, despite the incarceration of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky. The group said it suspected that the attempt to label it as “violent and terrorist” is designed to “finally nail the coffin on…

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Pope Francis begs Chileans over sex abuse scandal by priests

By Bimbo Ogunnaike with agency report Pope Francis has begged  the people of Chilefor forgiveness for the irreparable damage done to children who were raped and molested by priests. The Pope stated this on Tuesday during his visit to the country said the scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church’s credibility in the country and cast a cloud over his visit. “I am one with my brother bishops, for it is right to ask forgiveness and make every effort to support the victims, even as we commit ourselves to…

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