Deduct Tithes Straight From Workers’ Salaries, Archbishop Begs Govt

Most Reverend Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, Catholic Archbishop of Kampala, has proposed that the central government deducts 10 per cent from the monthly salaries of workers, and forward the deductions directly to the church. He stated this at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Rubaga during mass, according to Citizen TV. He said non-payment of tithes affects project development in the church. His words: “Whenever we ask for tithe, everyone gives only what they have at that time. But the Bible says a tenth of whatever you earn belongs to the church. “Give me…

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Religious Leaders Visit Buhari Just To Take Photographs – Bakare

Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Dr. Tunde Bakare, has said that Nigerians must speak truth to power and put aside what he called the culture of hypocrisy. Bakare knocked the religious leaders who he accused of failing to take advantage of their visits to President Muhammadu Buhari to convey the true feelings of the people about the perceived excesses of those in power. Bakare said this on Sunday at the Thanksgiving service to mark the 16th anniversary of Foursquare Gospel Church, Asokoro Abuja. He said, “Look at the nation; look at those…

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2019: Atiku’s Emergence Means It Will Be Eagle vs Eagle — Bakare

The Convener of Save Nigeria Group (SNG), Pastor Tunde Bakare on Sunday congratulated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his emergence as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate. According to Bakare, Atiku’s victory would make the 2019 election keen and interesting. Bakare, Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, spoke to newsmen in Ikeja after making a speech on Nigeria’s 58th Independence in his church. TheElite Times reports that Abubakar, a former Vice-President, was declared winner at his party’s convention in Port-Harcourt early Sunday. He polled 1,532 votes to defeat his closest rival,…

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Nigeria Will Rise Again To Glory – Oyedepo

The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, (Winners’ Chapel), Dr David Oyedepo, says Nigeria will rise again to glory. Oyedepo made this assertion in a satellite telecast of the church’s special prayer session for the nation at 58, on Monday in Abuja. “It was made known to me via divine revelation in 1979, while I was praying for the well-being of the country. “The good news is that Nigeria will rise again to glory and honour,” Oyedepo assured. The Bishop urged his congregation to continue to pray for…

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Flying of Pilgrims back to Nigeria begins on Thursday

…Death toll rises to 14 Arrangements are in top gear to begin the airlift of some Nigerian Pilgrims, from Muhammad Bn Abdulaziz Airport in Madina to their various destinations, with Gombe State pilgrims expected to return this Thursday. Addressing journalists Tuesday, the Chairman National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Barrister Abdullah Muhammad Mukhtar, said if the preparations for the airlift of Nigerian pilgrims back home falls through the Saudi Airline, FLYNAS, would operate from the Madina Airport. The chairman said the entire exercise of the return journey is expected to be concluded…

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