Religion

First Hajj flight carrying overseas pilgrims lands in Saudi Arabia

Indian pilgrims being welcomed at Medina’s Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz airport. First Hajj flight carrying overseas pilgrims lands in Saudi Arabia First Hajj flight carrying overseas pilgrims lands in Saudi Arabia 283 pilgrims fly into Medina from India ahead of…

BREAKING: Popular Gospel Singer, Morenikeji ‘Egbin Orun’, Is Dead

Popular Gospel singer Morenikeji Adeleke, also known as Egbin Orun, is dead. Her death was confirmed in an Instagram post by her colleague Esther Igbekele. Igbekele expressed shock and sadness, noting Egbin Orun’s sudden departure without bidding farewell. According to…

Olubadan-designate attends church service

THE Olubadan-designate, Oba Owolabi Olakulehin, on Sunday, joined other congregants to worship at St. Peter’s Cathedral Church, Aremo, in the Ibadan North East Local Government Area of the state. It was his first church service attendance after he was nominated…

BREAKING: Sultan Announces Eid-el-Fitr Day

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Saad III has declared Wednesday, April 10, 2024, as the first day of Shawwal 1445AH. This follows the inability of the National Moon Sighting Committee (NMSC) to sight this year’s Shawwal moon today. The…

BREAKING: Government Announces 4-Day Eidul Fitr Holidays From April 10

Government Announces 4-Day Eidul Fitr Holidays From April 10. Studiocb55news reports that the government on Thursday announced a three-day and four-day holiday for Eidul Fitr for offices observing five and six working days a week, respectively. As per a notification…

Pope Francis Gives Thanks to Young Nigerian Priests and Nuns Who Answered God’s Call

The West African country has had a vocations boom in the past 50 years. Pope Francis gave thanks on Monday for the many young Nigerians who have answered God’s call to the priesthood or religious life. In a meeting with…

Easter Celebrations: FG Declares March 29, April 1 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1, 2024 as public holidays to mark the celebrations of 2024 Good Friday and Easter Monday respectively. The minister of interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of…

Hardship: Kumuyi tells Christians to use their offerings to help the poor, needy

Hardship: Kumuyi tells Christians to use their offerings to help the poor, needy The General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Doctor William Folohunso Kumuyi, has advised Christians against giving their offerings to the Church but rather give it…

Greece Becomes First Orthodox Country To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage, Adoption

For more than 20 years, Stavros Gavriliadis and Dimitrios Elefsiniotis have been building a life together. They bought a house and started a family. But under Greek law, they couldn’t marry or both be recognized as the parents of their…

Catholic Vatican Church Speaks On Blessing Gay Marriages

Catholic Vatican Church Has Spoken On Blessing Gay Marriages And Same-Sex Unions. studiocb55.com reports that the Vatican on Monday said the Catholic Church does not have the power to bless same-sex unions despite their “positive elements”, calling it impossible for…