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FEATURE: RCCG lady avoids Pastor Adeboye’s prayers for babies

A lady in one of the departments of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) at the Redemption Camp did everything to stay away from the last Holy Ghost Service of the church. That day, she finished her work quickly, made arrangements for her quests but refused to join them…

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2019 Outlook for Nigeria’s refineries

When 2019 comes, the stone that the leaders (builders) rejected shall be the head cornerstone. When 2019 comes, the cost of economic mistakes often made out of sentiments and ignorance will stare many Nigerians in the face. Although sentiments also sometimes robbed people off the sense of quilt, many will…

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BOOK REVIEW: Wizards dethrone world’s highest-paid author

For three years, incredibly prolific thriller powerhouse James Patterson sat pretty at the top of the pack of Forbes highest-paid authors; and he was expected to continue. However, his reign ended when JK Rowling returned to the magic world of Harry Potter. In a war waged by wizards, Patterson was…

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How Redeemed Church successfully hosted millions of worshippers for a week

Devoting a whole week to praising God by millions of people around the world turned out to be a wonderful experience for many people at the 65th annual convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. And not unexpectedly it offered several story pegs to writers - ranging from things…

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RCCG Convention ends: 106 babies delivered, 1,037 pastors ordained

The week-long convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) at the twin sites of Redemption Camp, Lagos, ended last Sunday with the ordination of 47 honourary elders and 1,037 full pastors of the church. Also, as at 7 a.m. that Sunday, 106 babies - 60 boys and 46…

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RCCG 2017 Convention: A night of signs and wonders

On Thursday, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), announced that the following day, Friday, would be a "special day" and urged people to fast till about 3pm for it. He also urged people who were planning to be at the Camp, along…

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RCCG 2017 Convention: Pastor Adeboye leads church to re-enact fall of Wall of Jericho

Some thousands of years after the Israelites walked around the impregnable Wall of Jericho seven times to cause it to crumble, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) on Thursday led members of his church in a symbolic replication of the exercise. He said…

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RCCG 2017 Convention: How pastor fled after God blessed him — Pastor Adeboye

Praising God has been widely acknowledged to be a very beneficial exercise. Some scientific studies have attested to this. For example, Brigid Waldron-Perrine of Wayne State University in Michigan and his team have found that “Feeling connected to a higher power positively impacted not only their feelings, but their functional…

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RCCG 2017 Convention: Pastor Adeboye speaks on “Halleluyah”, healing

Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Tuesday night revealed how he got the theme of the 65th Annual Convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). During his message at the Welcome Service of the Convention at the Redemption Camp along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Mr. Adeboye, who is the General Overseer…

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RCCG ordains 2,236 assistant pastors

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, on Tuesday ordained 2,236 Assistant Pastors of the church at its 65th Annual Convention holding in Lagos. On Monday, 8,230 deacons and deaconesses were ordained. They were so many that the General Overseer of the church, Enoch Adeboye, had to call them to…

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RCCG’s 65th Convention kicks off in Lagos

The 65th Annual Convention of‎ The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) kicked off Monday morning at the Redemption Camp of the church along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. With the theme Halleluyah, it promises to meet expectations of participants from around the world. Participants include those who are able to make it…

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What will happen during this year’s RCCG Convention — Pastor Adeboye 

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has assured of physical and spiritual healing at the 65th Annual Convention of the church which begins on Monday August 7, 2017 and runs till Sunday August 13, 2017.   The Convention with the theme “Halleluyah,” holds at the…

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LIFESTYLE: The kind of friends to keep, the kind to avoid, By Bisi Daniels

People wonder why their friends desert them when the going gets tough, when they fall. But the reason is simple. There are usually as many motives for friendship, even marriage, as there are friends, spouses. Years back at the Methodist Teacher Training College in Aburi, Ghana, (of Aburi Accord fame)…

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INTERVIEW: My writing, my books and my Nigerian tour — Author Okey Ndibe

Ndibe is the author of two novels, "Foreign Gods, Inc." (named one of the best books of 2014 by, among others, Janet Maslin of the New York Times, National Public Radio, Philadelphia Inquirer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Mosaic magazine), and "Arrows of Rain" as well as the memoir, "Never Look…

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FEATURE: Pastor Adeboye, his wife, and their romantic messages, By Bisi Daniel

In one corner of a town in Osun State, he stands, hands in pocket, looking confidently at a lady with both inward and outward beauty that swings his heart like a pendulum. He knows her well and is sure about his choice because he had visited her home often to…

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ANALYSIS: Maikanti Baru’s first year as NNPC GMD

Many people have danced to the imposing Twin Towers in the Central Business District of Abuja in celebration of their appointment as helmsmen of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Why not? It is an exalted, career-peak position many people will lobby or die for, but it is certainly not…

The online, print media war in Nigeria

FEATURE: The online, print media war in Nigeria, By Bisi Daniel

The news of Senate President Bukola Saraki's acquittal by the‎ Code of Conduct Tribunal broke in the morning. The long trial was a big developing story for many reasons - obvious and hidden. That morning, either way, it was still a big story, but an acquittal was a far bigger…

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When God’s promises sound funny, By Bisi Daniel

Oftentimes, when they matter most, God's promises contradict the circumstances of life. John Akpan was broke and busted, as the Americans say. His Masters degree in Marketing counted for nothing in a labour market flooded with people of equal or higher qualification and with hot-tap contacts. Once, he was lucky…

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SPECIAL REVIEW: Clinton, Patterson in a writing coup, By Bisi Daniel

When news broke recently that former US President, Bill Clinton, in collaboration with James Patterson, best-selling author for many years, is writing a novel, it generated massive interest around the world. The novel about the White House is ‘The President Is Missing.’ Presidents and ex-presidents have been churning out books…

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How Nigeria fared at 2017 offshore technology conference

Closing his 14-page speech at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, United States of America, the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, said, “NNPC is here and we are open for business.” That tone typified Nigeria’s participation at the just-concluded conference that held in…

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What your signature says about you

Your signature says a whole lot about you. It is amusing when people expend so much time and effort to craft complicated signatures. What are they hiding? Bill Gates writes almost his name out as signature. It is easy to read. And it shows he is an open and straight…

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Stories of Pastor Adeboye: An Account of Love, Faith, Fame

A new book has been released on the life of the General Overseer Worldwide of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Enoch Adeboye. Compiled to read like a biography by an author and journalist, Bisi Daniels, ‘Stories of Pastor E. A. Adeboye’ is the story of the amazing transformation…

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Confirmed: Helping others prolongs your life

Trust women! They are the same everywhere over matters of the heart. Popular Pastor TD Jakes is teaching how life runs on the cycle of give and take, and says to men, “You don’t leave a woman who feeds you, provides and cares for you at home, and go out….”…

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ANALYSIS: Niger Delta bomb attacks: The search for motives

The rash of bomb attacks in the Niger Delta is a living book in want of a suitable title because the issues are unclear. It could have been titled Oil War 2, but unlike the First Oil War (there if a book of that title), waged by the Movement for…

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Why powerful people break laws

As the wind blows, exposing the misdemeanor of former powerful people in  past governments, and the stupidity of some of them, it becomes necessary to ask why the rich and powerful—and many of r top-level leaders—so often mess up, break laws, and engage in outrageous behavior. Primitive acquisition is one…