Category Archives: Church

Ozubulu killings: Youths protest reopening of church

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu & Nwabueze Okonkwo Nnewi—Ozubulu youths under the aegis of Ozubulu Youths Association, OYA, yesterday, protested the reopening of St Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu, Anambra State barely a week after gunmen attacked worshippers, alleging  what it called attack on their people without provocation and police inability to bring the perpetrators to book. […]

‘Comedians expose the Church to spiritual danger’

Rev. Michael Ogunbola is the District Superintendent of Assemblies of God Church, Apapa District, Lagos. Recently, well-wishers gathered to celebrate with him as he turned 65. In this interview to mark the birthday, Ogunbola, who is an Executive Council member of the church, narrates his salvation experience. He also speaks on his ministerial journey. By […]

Who owns the church?

By Morenike Taire The country- not Anambra state alone- woke up to a tragedy of gargantuan proportions last Sunday. It is no longer news that gunmen walked into a catholic church in an Awka village during the early morning mass- while most of the nation still slept on this day of rest- and proceeded to […]

Anambra church shooting: Police arrest suspects

The Anambra state Police Command has said that it has arrested suspects involved in the early Sunday morning killing of worshippers at St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu. Spokesman of the command, Nkeiruka Nwode, confirmed this to TheCable on Monday. Police While refusing to reveal the identities of the suspects, the spokesman said that the suspects […]

Photos: Anambra Church shooting

Below is a photo slide of the early Sunday morning shooting by a gunman that killed eight worshippers and injured 18 others in an  attack on St. Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra state. On hearing the sad development, Governor Willie Obiano of the state stormed the scene to ascertain the […]

Flood sacks homes, churches in Rivers

By Jimitota Onoyume &  Davies Iheamnachor PORT HAR- COURT— RESIDENTS have been sacked from their houses by flood in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, following weekend’s downpour. In Rumuolumeni community, in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state, there was panic, following the flood that submerged over 100 homes and four churches in the area. Flooding in […]

Boy drowns, 2 others die in Effurun miracle church during prayers—Police

By Egufe Yafugborhi WARRI—POLICE in Delta State, yesterday, confirmed the death of three persons in mysterious circumstances, weekend, at Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministries, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State. However, the Church’s spokesperson, Godday Emiko, denied the Police story, saying “there is nothing like that.” Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State Command, […]