Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Video: TedTalk - Why the only future worth building includes everyone | Pope Francis

(Please note the video is not in English. To see the subtitle in English, click on the “cc” icon at the bottom right on the YouTube video and select “English” subtitle)

A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says His Holiness Pope Francis in this searing TED Talk delivered directly from Vatican City. In a hopeful message to people of all faiths, to those who have power as well as those who don't, the spiritual leader provides illuminating commentary on the world as we currently find it and calls for equality, solidarity and tenderness to prevail. 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Registration opens for The Platform Nigeria - May 1

The registration has begun for the May 1 edition of The Platform Nigeria. The theme of this edition is "The Nigerian Economy". The event is powered by Covenant Christian Centre.

The speakers are as follows:
  • Nimi Akinkugbe, Founder and CEO Bestman Games. She will be talking about Personal Wealth Management.
  • Prince Bimbo Olashore, Chairman, Board of Governance, Olashore International School. He will be speaking on Maximizing the possibilities in this economic climate.
  • Professor Abdul-Ganiyu Garba, former H.O.D, Dept of Economics, ABU, Zaria; Member Monetary Policy Committee, CBN. He will be speaking on Transforming the Nigerian Economy: A Theonomic Perspective.
  • Roman Oseghale, Head Consultant, Intelserve Inc. He will be speaking on Developing Sustainable Economic Growth.
  • Andrew Nevin, Partner Financial Services Advisory Leader. Chief Economist, PWC West Africa. His presentation will be on Nigeria's Need For Foreign Capital To Grow.
  • His Excellency, Governor Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra State. He will be take questions on Cutting Cost in Governance
  • Kemi Adeosun, Honourable Minister of Finance.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Russia bans Jehovah's Witness; says the organisation is an extremist group

A Russian court has labelled Jehovah's Witness as an extremist group and therefore banned the group from operating in the country.

Based on this, the court has ordered the closure of the group's Russian headquarters and its 395 local chapters, as well as the seizure of its property.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

COZA celebrates Mike Murdock at 71

Christian evangelist and preacher, Mike Murdock, turned 71 on the 18th of April 2017.

Murdock is currently in Nigeria and was present at Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) where he was celebrated.

Here are some of the pictures from the event.

Here is a video of the celebration service

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

LagosShift Set to honor winner with N1million and 1 year management contract

Wow!!! Audition for #LagosSHIFT 2017 is fast approaching, register now for Free @ Are you a Singer, Public Speaker or Dancer.

Take advantage of this FREE opportunity and win N1, 000, 000 (One million naira only) & one year management contract. Register now @

The SHIFT AMBASSADORS of #LagosSHIFT past editions are:

Season 1.0 Shift Ambassador's Winner: Covenant Brother
Season 2.0 Shift Ambassador's Winner: Obinna Maduka
Season 3.0 Shift Ambassador's Winner: Lekan Oyekanmi
Season 4.0 Shift Ambassador's Winner: Jide Crystal and group
Season 5.0 Shift Ambassador's Winner: Olamiji Rasheed 


Register FREE for AUDITIONS @ and follow our social media on twitter, facebook & instagram @lagosSHIFT and upload 2 to 5 minutes of your presentation with #LagosSHIFT so you can be shortlisted. Audition Dates are Saturday 22nd April 2017 by 10.00am to 7.00pm & Sunday 23rd April 2017 by 12.00noon to 7.00pmwhile the main event #LagosSHIFT 2017 holds @ the cricket pitch of Tafawa Balewa square on May 1st with a rare display of talents by young Nigerians in the areas of dance, Public Speaking and music.

Jodie shares a new song "All of my Days"

Jodie has released a new song titled, "All of my days".

She shared this on Facebook page today.

Here is the song. Enjoy

Monday, April 17, 2017

Cobhams Asuquo unveils ‘Angels All Around’ Live Video

On the back of the release of his critically acclaimed debut album For You, last month’s sold-out album launch concert, and the recent launch of his first ever nationwide tour, award-winning Nigerian producer and musician Cobhams Asuquo has just unveiled a brand new live performance video of fan-favourite track ‘Angels All Around’ from his For You album.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Happy Easter. He is risen

Easter is the celebration of Jesus Christ's resurrection. The is the premise of the Christian faith.

We have the hope that we will rise on that day.

Happy Easter.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Pope Francis opens free laundromat for the poor

On Monday, the head of the Catholic Church worldwide, Pope Francis, opened a new laundromat for the poor.

According to the press release, "The Pope's Laundry is organised by the office of the Papal Charities, in partnership with the community of Sant'Egidio, and will be run by volunteers who will wash, dry and iron the clothes and blankets of those who otherwise can't clean their belongings.

The initiative was born out of an invitation from Pope Francis in his apostolic letter Misericordia et misera, “to give a ‘concrete’ experience of the grace of the Jubilee Year of Mercy,” an April 10 communique from the Vatican stated.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Pastor Nike Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Centre turns 50

Today Pastor Nike Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Centre is 50 years old. She is the wife of Senior Pastor Sam Adeyemi.

This is what the church had to say about her on their Facebook Page.
Today, we celebrate our Deputy Senior Pastor, Mother and Teacher, Pastor Adenike Adeyemi - Nike Adeyemi!
Words aren’t just enough to express how thankful we are for the priceless gift of YOU! You have been a tremendous blessing to us; families, churches, communities, nations and indeed the world.
Thank you for being a woman of immeasurable value, a matchless support to our regal Senior Pastor Sam Adeyemi, a compassionate mother and unrelenting uplifter.

Love indeed is your nature. You look super-fabulous at 50 and we're so proud of you! Shine on, impact on and flourish, our dearest Real Woman.
Happy 50th Birthday Pastor @NikeAdeyemi! Here’s to a happy 50 Years and cheers to 50 more! God keep you. We love you to the core! πŸ˜€πŸŒΉ⭐️☀️πŸŽ€πŸŽπŸŽ‰πŸ’ž #PNAsDay #PNAat50
Happy Birthday Pastor Nike.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Christians all over celebrate Palm Sunday today

Christians all over the world are celebrating Palm Sunday.

This is the Sunday before Easter Sunday when Christians commemorate Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

The account was first predicted in Zechariah 9:9
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.
In many Christian denominations, worship services on Palm Sunday include a procession of the faithful carrying palms, representing the palm branches the crowd scattered in front of Jesus as he rode into Jerusalem.

Bloody Palm Sunday as bomb strikes Coptic Church. 21 people reported dead

At least 21 people have been reported dead as a bomb blast went off near a Coptic church in the Egyptian city of Tanta, north of Cairo. Initial reports said that they were 13 but this has been updated to 21

The report also say that about 40 people were injured in the blast.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Shekinah Nite April edition presents Daughters of Zion. Theme: The Awakening. 8th April

Distinguished Ladies & Gentlemen,

May we by this medium invite you to attend and participate in the April edition of our once-in-a-month music concert - Shekinah Nite, which will hold by the grace of God this Saturday, the 8th of April at #13, Otunba Adeleke Adeshina Street, Lekki Phase 1 between the hours of 5.00pm and 9.00pm.

Nigerian teenager, Ifeoma White-Thorpe, gets admission into all eight Ivy League schools

Ifeoma White-Thorpe

A Nigerian teenager, Ifeoma White-Thorpe, living in New Jersey, USA, has just gotten admission into all eight Ivy league schools in America. So Ifeoma is now saddled with the envious task of choosing the school to go to.

She got admission to Havard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Dartmouth and Brown.

GiG TIME presents Phase 12 2017 featuring Olufunmi, Gbolahan - April 23 (Free) at Covenant Christian Centre

GiG TIME presents Phase 12 2017 featuring Olufunmi, Gbolahan

Date:    April 23, 2017
Time:   4p.m.
Venue: Covenant Christian Centre, Iganmu, Lagos
Gate fee: Free

Monday, April 3, 2017

China installs surveillance cameras in churches for "anti-terrorism and security purposes."

Three-Self Church in China

China has commenced the installation of surveillance cameras in churches for "anti-terrorism and security purposes." This new campaign comes just three years after crosses were ordered removed from the roofs of houses of worship.

The South China Morning Post reports that the Zhejiang government issued the orders to ­churches in Wenzhou late last year and began implementing them before the Lunar New Year ­holiday in January.

“Government officials came to the churches and put up ­cameras by force. Some pastors and worshippers who didn’t agree to the move were dragged away,” a Christian in Wenzhou said, without specifying when the conflict occurred.

Evangelist Ebenezer Obey turns 75 today

Evangelist Ebenezer Obey turned 75 today. Born Ebenezer Remilekun Aremu Olasupo Obey-Fabiyi in Ogun state, he began his professional career in the mid-1950s after moving to Lagos. After tutelage under Fatai Rolling-Dollar's band, he formed a band called The International Brothers in 1964, playing highlifejΓΉjΓΊ fusion.

Later in life, he became renowned for Christian spiritual themes in his music and has since the early-1990s retired into Nigerian gospel music ministry.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Metamoforces presents a stage play - "The Bloody Affair"

This #Easter @metamoforces presents the hit stage play #TheBloodyAffair written and directed by Gbenga Kuponiyi on

πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Friday 14th April at the Main Auditorium UNILAG (N2500, N1000 for students with ID) and
πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Sunday 16th April the Agip Hall MUSON CENTRE (N5000)
πŸ•Ÿ Showing twice each day at 2:00pm prompt and 5:00pm prompt. Come have an amazing time with your family, friends and loved ones.

Ft @aliennation_dancecrew & lots more #Theatre#Stage #Play #Actors #Faith

New Music: Darmy Adeleke - Baba Ese & My God (@darmyadeleke)

Darmy Adeleke is a youth minister and musician rolled into one, Damilola's habit is to stick out her neck and say, "look-see-change!" She has never been one to settle for status quo and her songs will give worshippers something that will genuinely engage them.

A ‎ graduate of Economics from Bowen University, Nigeria with a Masters from the University of Nottingham, UK. She has always distinguished herself in songwriting; penning revelations and spiritual mysteries with flawless, simple and profound notes of music. A native of Kogi state, Nigeria. Damilola is a gifted and versatile songwriter, a lady driven by her great passion for God, a minister of the Word in every way, and a musician with a distinctive level of creativity and artistry. 

Laurie Idahosa's IDP Challenge April 2017 #LauriesIDPChallenge

Laurie Idahosa has been involved in helping an IDP Camp in Benin City, Nigeria and several IDP Camps around the country for the last several years. 

For the month of April, She is personally challenging you to be a part of #iEducateIDP with #LauriesIDPChallenge.

According to her,  

Friday, March 31, 2017

Glowreeyah, Onos, Aderonke feature in gemWOMAN magazine new issue

gemWOMAN Magazine has announced the release of its exciting March issue featuring gospel music and media powerhouses, Glowreeyah Braimah, Aderonke Adebanjo and Onos Ariyo. Talk about starting the year with a bang, as this is the inspirational publication’s first release of 2017.

In this edition, these three phenomenal women with exceptional gifts share their unique stories on their journey to get where they are today.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

eTranzact empowers gospel musicians with the launch of "The Minstrels" platform

Valentine Obi's information technology company, eTranzact, has launched a platform to empower gospel musicians.

The platform, which consists of a website and an app, brings music, video streaming and downloads of gospel’s biggest stars, straight into the hands of mobile phone users.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Lyric Video: "Unfinished" by Mandisa

Grammy award wining Mandisa is back with a new track - Unfinished.

This is the first single, “Unfinished,” from her upcoming fifth album, Out Of The Dark, which would be released on May 19, 2017.

With 1 million+ records sold, Mandisa is back with a renewed passion for her music, after spending much of the past few years suffering from depression. She is emerging from the pit of depression with a willingness to be totally transparent and vulnerable about her journey. 

Listen to the song below..

New Video: Frank Edwards - Under The Canopy

As part of the celebration of Rocktown's 7th Anniversary, Frank Edwards premieres the visuals for his highly acclaimed single "Under The Canopy" released in December 2016.

The anticipated video is a colourful carnival with hundreds of extras and dancers. It also features cameo appearances from Fiokee, Victor Ike, King Bas, Mayomusic, and more.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Little Girl Steals The Hat Off The Pope's Head

A Catholic blogger, Mountain Butorac, took his goddaughter to see the Pope and the unimaginable happened.

She took the hat (zucchetto) off his head. Watch Pope Francis' reaction

Four killed as bomb explosions hit IDP camps in Maiduguri, Borno State

Four people have been reported killed and eighteen injured in a recent attack at the IDP camps in Maiduguri, Borno state.

According to Borno Police Commissioner Damian Chukwu, the latest blasts happened at around 04:30 a.m. (0330 GMT).

"Three bomb explosions occurred this morning at three different locations near Muna Garage, Maiduguri. Four people were killed and 18 people injured," he said.

Chukwu said two of the blasts happened at camps for people displaced by Boko Haram. The frequency of attacks has increased since the end of the rainy season in late 2016.

The attacks were the latest in a series in the past week. In a video circulated on Friday, a man claiming to be Boko Haram's leader claimed responsibility for bombings in Maiduguri and a raid in a nearby town last week. Bombings near the city killed four on Sunday.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

New Video: Frank Edwards - Miracle God (@FRANKRICHBOY)

Frank Edwards has released the video of one of his songs - Miracle God. Miracle God is taken off the 5 track "Birthday EP" released in 2016.


Saturday, March 11, 2017

Kenny K'ore to present his new album "Burned Brass" today at Shekinah Nite

Gospel Artiste Kenny K’ore, would be presenting his new album "Burned Brass" today at a special edition of Shekinah Nite.

Shekinah Nite is a monthly (2nd Sat) Christian music event showing Jesus as the source of light in a dark generation! It is organised by Agu and Alero Imo.

Friday, March 10, 2017

One of our greatest tasks as parents is to teach our children how to live right

This track "Monday" reminds Christian parents of our greatest task, teaching our children how to live like a Christian all through the week.

Proverbs 22:6 reminds us of this:

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Listen to the track. It is written by Lisa Williamson and produced by Big Merlin productions.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Today, March 8, is International Women's Day

March 8 is celebrated globally as the International Women's Day. It is a day set aside to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

According to the United Nations, The 2017 theme for International Women’s Day, focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”.
In her message for International Women's Day, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka highlights the importance of starting change in the home in order to "construct a different world of work for women"

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo turns 60 today

The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, turns 60 today.

He is also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor of Law and until his inauguration as Vice President, a Senior Partner with SimmonsCooper Partners, a commercial law practice.

Yemi Osinbajo was also the Pastor in charge of the Lagos Province 48, Olive Tree provincial headquarter parish, Ikoyi before his inauguration into office as the Vice President of Nigeria. He however still insists that he remains the pastor-in-charge of the said province and he is only on loan to the Federal Government.

Here is a tribute from his wife, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo on her Instagram page.

Happy Birthday Sir.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Apostle Suleman's wife speaks on the alleged affair/blackmail saga

The wife of general overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Dr. Mrs Lizzy Johnson Suleman, has come out to defend her husband in a video posted on YouTube.

A Canadian based musician, Stephanie Otobo has accused the founder and leader of getting her pregnant and dumping her.

Dr. Mrs. Suleman says that the pictures used in this claim are fake and photoshopped. She says that her husband of 19 years is not adulterous.

Monday, March 6, 2017

"What would happen if we treated the Bible like we do our mobile phones?" - Pope Francis

"What would happen if we treated the Bible like we do our mobile phones?" This was the question the leader of the Catholic Church posed to pilgrims in a rain-soaked St. Peter's Square, on Sunday.

The 80 year old cleric called on people to carry and read the Bible with as much dedication as they do their mobile phones.

He continued: "If we turned around to retrieve it when we forgot it? If we carried it with us always, even a small pocket version? If we read God's messages in the bible like we read messages on the mobile phone?"

Official Lyric video: Ayo Davies - Awesome God - @ayodaviesuk

Inspired by the incredible and indescribable nature of God, Ayo Davies introduces his debut single 'Awesome God'.

It is produced by Mr Shabz.


UN: Boko Haram Caused $9 Billion Damage in Nigeria's North

According to the United Nations, Islamist militant group Boko Haram has caused $9 billion of damage in Nigeria’s northeast since 2009, destroying homes, schools, bridges and roads.

This statement was made by Matthew Rycroft, the president of the UN Security Council to reporters Sunday on a visit to the city of Maiduguri in Borno State. He added that Borno state alone suffered losses worth $6.2 billion.

Ooni of Ife at the March HolyGhost Congress of the Redeemed Christian Church of God

The Redeemed Christian Church of God held its March HolyGhost Congress themed, Come and Drink.

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, graced the occasion with his entourage.

Here are pictures of the Ooni at the event.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Join Pastor Poju Oyemade and Nathaniel Bassey in a Holy Ghost Service tagged "Fullness of joy" - March 12

Covenant Christian Centre will be holding a Holy Ghost Service this Sunday at the Covenant Place Iganmu.

The theme is "Fullness of Joy" 

Time is 5.00p.m.

The Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Centre will be ministering with foremost worship leader, Nathaniel Bassey.

Be there!

Saturday, March 4, 2017

One Hallelujah Records, OHR Make Bold Step With the Biggest Greeting Card in The World

One Hallelujah Records, OHR, present biggest greeting card in the world to Pastor Adeboye on his 75th birthday.

The greeting card presentation which also coincides with the closing of the 75 Hours Massiah Marathon Praise which held in 9 countries on 2nd March 2017

Video: Yahweh - Dr. Paul & Soul Solace (@Iam_drpaul)

After the successful release of the Yahweh Audio, Dr. Paul and his crew have come out with the video to this wonderful worship song. With jaw dropping props, beautiful locations, amazing cast and a strong production crew, Yahweh is sure to top the 2017 charts of the best produced gospel videos.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

New Video: Eric Arubayi releases video of "The Sound"

Worship leader, soul singer and song writer Eric Arubayi lives on in our hearts, and through his music. He passed away early this month after a brief illness.

We celebrate his life and his legacy with the release of his much anticipated music video " The Sound" directed by Frizzle'n'bizzle Films and conceptualized by Eric Arubayi.

The Sound was co-written by PITA. It is a song that totally shows an attitude of gratitude for all God has done for us. It was produced by E-Kelly on the beat who happens to be a childhood brother and friend

Monday, February 13, 2017

Gospel Artist, Eric Arubayi, dies after a brief illness

Gospel artist, Eric Arubayi Jnr. is dead. The late West Africa Idol star passed on at the age of 34, at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara.

Until his death, he was a popular worship leader at the House on the Rock Church. Eric shot into limelight after he emerged a finalist at the West African Idols in 2007. He launched his debut album, ‘Redefined’ in 2011 in Lagos.


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