Ikeja, was a shadow of itself on Sunday during the Sunday service as
many members of the church did not show up.
the church, observed that the chapel was sparsely filled as the service,
which usually ended around 1pm, was brought to a close at 11.30am.
supposed to be part of the birthday thanksgiving service for the month
of May, only nine were present.
Chaplain, Very Rev. Ayo Oyadotun, to the choir ministration, the general
theme was overcoming difficult times and fighting forces seeking to
scatter the church.
the Presiding Chaplain of the Chapel, Venerable Femi Taiwo, was sacked
by the Governing Council of the church allegedly on the orders of the
state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
disappointment at the action of Ambode, asking him to call his wife to
order and rescind the decision.
Taiwo’s bishop at the African Church, Rt. Rev. Michael Adeyemi, said the
church was embarrassed by the action of the Lagos first family.
particular, was ungodly and sacrilegious, adding that she must apologise
for disrespecting a minister of God due to her ego.
church’s pastors, Deji Koko, who claimed to have fainted while
ministering during a vigil at the chapel on Saturday, announced a 14-day
seven-day vigil and the devil struck back. It is when you hit the enemy
that he fights back.
which started on Wednesday. I was here (at the pulpit) when I suddenly
fell. I heard Baba (pointing at one of the church’s elders) screaming.
of the sacked presiding chaplain, Taiwo, which was on the programme
booklet, was blurred with a marker.
coming into the chapel may need to be educated on protocols because some
ministers don’t really know much and may need to be schooled.
of the Venerable, but it is appearing that he might not return. That was
the reason the church’s attendance was seriously affected today
(Sunday). In fact, if you observed, some of the church members were
leaving while the service was on. The church used to overflow with
early. Unfortunately, the government and the governing council have been
sending some lies to a particular online platform to damage the
reputation of Venerable Taiwo. It was among the discussions at the
church and we have asked that the issues be put in perspective.”
council and the church’s committee had been under pressure from the
state government to issue statements on the incident.
the church members that could have possibly leaked the report to the
press because the government was seriously embarrassed by the report,”
the source said.
signed by 2nd Vice Chairman and Head of Laity, Ayo Obajimi, and the
church’s Assistant Secretary, Dotun Okunade, for the Chapel Management
Committee, stated that the chapel dissociated itself from The PUNCH’s reports because it enjoyed the support of the government.
part, “We observed that on a previous occasion, and during the anointing
service of May 14, 2017, security and protocol rules were breached.
commencement of this present administration, the church has continuously
enjoyed tremendous support from the state government.
using this medium to disabuse the minds of the public that the
information contained in the said publication is not supported by the
church. We affirm that the church will not be part of anything that may
embarrass the Lagos State Government.”
governing council, the Christian Association of Nigeria, The African
Church, The Christian Council of Nigeria, would hold a meeting on the
incident on Monday (today).
Lagos State, Apostle Alexander Bamgbola, and CAN’s Secretary, Israel
Akinadewo, declined comments over the incident.
Topic: Bread or Crumbs? [Monday 29, May 2017]
Read: Proverbs 30:7-9 (KJV)
9 Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Bible in One Year: Acts 16-17, Jeremiah 38:1-13, Hymn: Sing hymn 10
A brother needs your help. Apparently, he just joined a church
and he was discovered as a pianist. Well, he arrived church today and
the pastor refused to allow him enter due to his dressing.
Here’s how it was published on Nairaland.
What’s your candid view on this?
I joined a church, I know how to play piano but not really well. The
church has a standard pianist that plays literally on every church’s
event. When they discovered I knew how to play, they gave me the
opportunity to be playing at least 2 times a month.
didn’t see myself as a church worker because I’ve never been to their
So over the weekend, the singer was in Accra, Ghana to perform at an
event – he was spotted with a mystery girl who is now being reported to
be his latest beau.
The quite endowed lady can be seen with the singer as they hold hands
while walking together, her head on his arms as they chill and all, his
around her shoulders… typical acts of couples you see..
In the caption of a photo shared by one his crew, this is the “one” for the singer. The caption reads “My bestie finally found the one”
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