The Most Rev. Prof Adebayo Akinde, is the Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos and Bishop of Lagos Mainland Church of Nigeria [Anglican Communion], a cerebral but unassuming leader who has served as a consultant to notable organizations like the Commonwealth, UNESCO, WHO, UNDP and Federal Ministry of Education among others. In this interview with INNOCENT OKONKWO, he speaks on the state of the nation, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, National Assembly’s leadership crisis and same-sex marriage among other issues.
Some prophets and pastors in Nigeria have been identified to have contributed largely to the various challenges facing the nation.
General Overseer of Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministries, Pastor Lazarus Muoka, fielded questions from journalists during the two-day crusade of the church, entitled, ‘It is God’s time’ which held at the church’s headquarters in Ijesha, Lagos, where he spoke on same-sex marriage, end time and importance of prayer among other issues.
Apapa District Superintendent and Executive Committee (EC) Member of Assemblies of God Church (AGC) Nigeria, Rev. Michael Ogunbola recently had a thanksgiving service, to appreciate God for his sustaining grace in the last 47 years of being in Christ. He fielded question from COMFORT EKELEME shortly after the services.
Olumba Olumba Obu, the man who gathered followers after himself, claiming to be God, has since died even though his adherents insist otherwise.
This much was revealed by one of his former frontline followers who is now a Pentecostal Pastor.
A renowned cleric, Pastor Austin Udeoha has challenged office holders to curb corruption in Nigeria by sponsoring a bill on capital punishment for corrupt practices.
The cleric specifically tasked the Executive and legislature to expedite action on war against corruption if they are free from corruption which has been the bane of development in the country.
The Hausa, Fulani and Kanuri Christians Association (HFKCA), Kano State chapter, has said that 15 persons have been arrested by the state police command in connection with the burning of the Baptist Church, Gidan Maso Village, Rogo local government area of the state, recently.
The leadership of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church (IESC) has said that only God has the final say in fulfillment of prophecies.
The church argued that in prophetic utterances, no mortal can question God about his decision in the affairs of men.
EMMANUEL AWARI, Jalingo
The Catholic Bishop of Jalingo Diocese, The Most Rev. Dr. Charles Hammawa has stressed the importance of peace and reconciliation among Nigeria in order to heal the wounds of minds and bodies as a result of constant crisis in some parts of the country.
The Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche has joined Nigerians and the rest of the world to congratulate Nigeria’s President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari and has called on him to put together an all inclusive government which will leave no one behind.