Bishop of Kano: Eight kidnap victims freed in Nigeria. Many others still held hostage.

Feb 15, 2020 by

The Bishop of Kano wrote this (Saturday) morning that ” Our family friend who was kidnapped was freed today with the seven others with him after paying a ransom. We thank God for his intervention and thank you for your prayers. He said many people were shot to death in their presence. Thank all for your continued prayers. The Lord Jesus has heard and answered our prayers. We are so grateful for the freedom miracle. God bless you all. Please still keep praying for many more others still...

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Boko Haram sweeps south in Nigeria: kidnapping on the rise.

Feb 13, 2020 by

Boko Haram sweeps south in Nigeria: kidnapping on the rise. Bishop Zakke Lalle of Kano in North Nigeria reports that a Mr Innocent, a friend of their diocesan architect was travelling with a car full of people from the capital Abuja to an appointment in the east of Nigeria when they were forced into the bush and abducted. Mr Innocent’s car which was left by the roadside and towed by the police to the police station. Bishop Zakke has appealed for a chain of prayer for the release of those...

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Boko Haram sweeps south in Nigeria: kidnapping on the rise.

Feb 10, 2020 by

Bishop Zakke Lalle of Kano in North Nigeria reports that a Mr Innocent, a friend of their diocesan architect was travelling on Sunday with a car full of people from the capital Abuja to an appointment in the east of Nigeria when they were forced into the bush and abducted. Mr Innocent’s car which was left by the roadside and towed by the police to the police station. Bishop Zakke has appealed for a chain of prayer for the release of those kidnapped. On Thursday Boko Haram fighters were...

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Parents advised on rights under RSE Regulations

Jan 30, 2020 by

Parents advised on rights under RSE Regulations By CEN on 30/01/2020 OVER 60 parents and teachers from Anglican, Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Black-led Churches, together with Muslims gathered in Oxford on Saturday 25 January to consider the implications of the RSE Regulations and Guidance that will come into force in September. They were advised by a team of speakers representing the Abrahamic faiths that, while what schools are required to teach is largely uncontroversial, the statutory...

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The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria calls for a worldwide weekend of prayer for Nigeria

Jan 26, 2020 by

from Church of England Newspaper: The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria calls for a worldwide weekend of prayer for Nigeria Dr Samson Ayokunle spoke to the press at the National Christian Centre, Abuja on January 23rd following the murder of the Rev Lawan Andimi. The following are excerpts from his speech. Dr Ayokunle reported that the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, was murdered by the...

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Arts Festival boost for younger Christians

Dec 12, 2019 by

A three day Christian Arts Festival has helped over 150 young people to develop their creative skills. The ground-breaking event was organised by Christians in a country where it is difficult to be open about their faith and which we cannot name, but it proved to be an important development. Last month’s event looked at the liturgical calendar and sought to build up a resource of sound Christian hymns and art that would ‘encourage and bless’ the Church in this part of the world where resources...

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