Category Archives: Religion

Nigerian Authorities Begin Mass Demolition of IMN Properties

Reports are filtering through that Nigerian authorities have begun demolishing buildings belonging to the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in the northern state of Kaduna. They include schools, hospitals and seminaries. A school in the city of Saminaka and another one in Zaria have been razed. The demolitions are totally unprovoked and came without prior warning.

ECWA’s Position on the Persecution of the Church in Kaduna State

World Press Conference Statement by Evangelical Church Winning All, (ECWA) 19 DCC Fellowship, Kaduna State On The Persecution Of The Church in Kaduna State. 16 November 2016 At ECWA Kaduna Central DCC Secretariat, No 6, Ali Akilu Road, Challenge Bookshop Compound, Kaduna. Gentlemen of the press, We welcome you to this important briefing by ECWA

Thousands of IMN Members on FreeZakzaky Procession in Kaduna

Thousands Of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) members on #FreeZakzaky procession in Kaduna today Friday 30th, September.  

Saminaka Assemblies of God Crisis: Court Sets July 25th for Hearing

A Kaduna High Court has set Monday 25 July. for the first hearing between John Ladan & 12 Others VS Assemblies of God Saminaka District. It will be recalled that John Ladan, who some refer to as a cult leader, allegedly lead 12 other youths to invade 2 church properties, looted many valuable and set 2

Can Anything Good Come Out of Nazareth?

“Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?” Nathanael asked. “Come and see,” said Philip….John 1:46. You might have the same question: “Can anything good out of Southern Kaduna?” And I’m saying, “Come and see”. Southern Kaduna, and Kafanchan in particular, seems to have lost its glory with the collapse of the railway and education in

Shame! Assemblies of God Members Burnt Rival Pastors Houses in Saminaka

It appears there is no end in sight yet on the power tussle rocking the Assemblies of God Church in Saminaka, Lere Local Government Area (LGA) in particular and church at large. This morning members set ablaze the residential houses belonging to the rival pastors heading the two main branches of the church in Saminaka

Kidnapped Kaduna Pastor, Abductors Demand for N2Mil Ransom

Report just reaching us has it that the abductors of Rev. Yusuf Magaga have established contacts with his family and the church. According to the report his abductors are now demanding for a ransom of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000) as the requisite condition for his release. It would be recalled that Rev. Yusuf Magaga, a

KADUNA RELIGIOUS BILL: A THREAT TO FREEDOM OF WORSHIP & EFFECTIVE EVANGELISM

So much has been said about the Kaduna religious bill, and yet, the brouhaha lingers on. Many social media analyst have spoken in support of the bill while others are diametrically opposed to it. However, if anyone thinks this bill does not seek to infringe on the constitutional rights of citizens to freedom of worship,

Zaria Clashes: Kaduna State Government Names Members of Judicial Commission of Enquiry

The Kaduna State Government has announced the composition of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the 12th-14th December 2015 clashes in Zaria between the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and the Nigerian Army. The judicial commission of inquiry is established under Section 2 of the Kaduna State Commission of Inquiry Law, 1991. “Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the

13 Members of the IMN Killed by Police in Kaduna Last Week’s Procession

Reports reaching us have indicated that there are well over 40 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) who are languishing in two prisons in Kaduna after surviving gun shots of the soldiers on Saturday 12/12/15. Among them 2 died yesterday due to unattended wounds, whose release we are still negotiating with the Police