54 Views

Revealed! See The New Nigerian Law Set Up By FG That Forced Pastor Adeboye To Retire (Must Read)

A new legal requirement set up by our Government through its Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, forced Pastor Adeboye to retire as the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God over the weekend.

General Overseer (Worldwide) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has warned the Federal Government to stop meddling in church matters, Daily Post reports.

The new rule which guides all registered churches and mosques stipulates that leaders of all religious organizations should have a maximum period of 20 years to lead their organizations. And as they retire, they are not allowed to handover to a family member.

This new development will also affect the likes of Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Ministries, Pastor Williams Kumuyi of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry and others. Should the Federal Government have gotten involved? Please share your thoughts.
Adeboye, who spoke yesterday at the Redemption Camp, Kilometre 46, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State, expressed worries over deliberate anti-Christian laws by the Federal Government against Christians.

“The government has been showing increasing interest in church affairs. Unfortunately, for us in RCCG, it might not be very helpful,” Adeboye said.

He accused the government of not allowing the church (RCCG) to continue with its stipulated lifetime 100 per cent salaries to its pensioners.

“For example, when I decided on what will be the pension of our pastors, what I decided is not done anywhere in the world. That somebody will retire and continue to earn full salaries all his lifetime.

This, I started, but government stepped in and made a law that we should be contributing to pension fund.

We have to obey and we started doing that. The result is that pastors don’t get as much as they were getting under our own previous arrangement. But, what can we do? We have to obey the law,” he disclosed.

Adeboye disclosed that other fresh laws had been enacted by the government to ruffle the feathers of the church in the country, with a particularly targeted at the RCCG.

ALSO READ  Revealed: The Real Reason Why Court Unfreezed Patience Jonathan's $5.9m Account

Adeboye also urged members of RCCG to register as card-carrying members of political parties ahead 2019 general elections.

His words:

“Now there are fresh laws. We have a rough idea of what the law is about.

Some people believe that RCCG is becoming too influential and we’re going to be more influential. When you get home, tell members to join a political party.

Join a party and become a card-carrying member of any party. Just join any party. We shall decide issues right from the ward level.

If you are not active at ward level, you’ll do what they plan and say at the top. Enrol in any party of your choice and have a card. When holding meetings at ward level to choose delegates, be there.

One Muslim in Ibadan said years ago that he didn’t know what’s wrong with Christians; that we help them to occupy political positions and refused to capitalise on our population. That’s going to change from now,” Adeboye stated.

Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox!

Don't worry, we don't spam

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Latest Posts

Full List Of Winners At The Just Concluded PDP National Convention
Politics
73 views
Politics
73 views

Full List Of Winners At The Just Concluded PDP National Convention

MT - December 10, 2017

The Peoples Democratic Party convention has come and gone. Here is a list of those who were successful in the election as compiled by Punch. PDP logo…

VIDEO: Watch Runtown And Davido’s Performances At Senator Saraki’s Daughter’s Wedding In Abuja
Entertainment
73 views
Entertainment
73 views

VIDEO: Watch Runtown And Davido’s Performances At Senator Saraki’s Daughter’s Wedding In Abuja

MT - December 10, 2017

Not quite long, we brought you photos of actress Funke Adesiyan‘s look to Senate President, Bukola Saraki‘s daughter, Oluwatosin’s wedding in Abuja today. We’ve also gotten photos of…

Why Many Actors, Actresses Attend White-Garment Churches – Actress, Adediwura Adesegha
Entertainment
60 views
Entertainment
60 views

Why Many Actors, Actresses Attend White-Garment Churches – Actress, Adediwura Adesegha

MT - December 10, 2017

Nollywood actress, Adediwura Adesegha, also known as ‘Blarkgold’ has revealed why many actors and actresses attend white-garment churches. She said most of the actors like churches where…

Meet The Zamfara Deputy Governor, Ibrahim Wakkala Who Is Set To Sponsor Mass Wedding For Widows And Divorcees
Inspiring
72 views
Inspiring
72 views

Meet The Zamfara Deputy Governor, Ibrahim Wakkala Who Is Set To Sponsor Mass Wedding For Widows And Divorcees

MT - December 10, 2017

The Zamfara State Deputy Gov. Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, has said he will sponsor the mass wedding of 100 prospective couples in the state. Wakkala made the announcement…

Nollwood Actress, Funke Adesiyan Wore This Outfit To A Wedding And It Has Really Got People Talking
Entertainment
55 views
Entertainment
55 views

Nollwood Actress, Funke Adesiyan Wore This Outfit To A Wedding And It Has Really Got People Talking

MT - December 10, 2017

Nollywood actress is trending online as she shared a photo of herself dressed up to attend the wedding ceremony of Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s daughter. Her…

Why I Built A Mansion In Okokomaiko – Comedian Akpororo
Entertainment
72 views
Entertainment
72 views

Why I Built A Mansion In Okokomaiko – Comedian Akpororo

PH - December 10, 2017

Comedian, Jephthah Bowoto, aka Akpororo, speaks with OLUSHOLA RICKETTS, about his rise from humble beginnings, marriage, Yung6ix, and other things Was the turnout at your show, Akpororo…

Rita Dominic, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Mimi Onalaja, Ini Dima-Okojie at The Future Awards Africa 2017
Entertainment
85 views
Entertainment
85 views

Rita Dominic, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Mimi Onalaja, Ini Dima-Okojie at The Future Awards Africa 2017

PH - December 10, 2017

The Future Awards Africa 2017 black carpet was bursted with Nigeria’s most inspiring youth, celebrities and our country’s brightest stars from business to the arts. Stars such as Rita…

“God Brought This My Way” – Man Says After Finding These Gemstones In Abuja. Photos
Inspiring
95 views
Inspiring
95 views

“God Brought This My Way” – Man Says After Finding These Gemstones In Abuja. Photos

MT - December 10, 2017

A man, Don Emeka Kedi was left surprised after he stumbled upon some gemstones while strolling in Abuja this morning. According to the man, God brought these…

Pretty Little Girl With K-Leg Full Of Smiles After Undergoing Corrective Surgery (Photos)   
Inspiring
86 views
Inspiring
86 views

Pretty Little Girl With K-Leg Full Of Smiles After Undergoing Corrective Surgery (Photos)  

MT - December 10, 2017

A non-governmental organization, Mercy Ships has shared lovely photos of a young girl with K-leg who recently had a successful corrective surgery. Esther before and after the…

Osinbajo Makes Surprise Stop At Ikenne Market To Greet Market Women Selling Goods (Video)
Politics
74 views
Politics
74 views

Osinbajo Makes Surprise Stop At Ikenne Market To Greet Market Women Selling Goods (Video)

MT - December 10, 2017

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made a surprise stop at the popular Ikenne market in Ogun state. He stopped by to inquire about the challenges the market women…

How Nigerian Man Was Jailed Again In The UK After Being Released For Firearm Possession.
Holiday and Travels
64 views
Holiday and Travels
64 views

How Nigerian Man Was Jailed Again In The UK After Being Released For Firearm Possession.

MT - December 10, 2017

A 27 years old man Yusuf Ademola, has been jailed for 12 years after police found a shotgun with two rounds of ammunition at a residential address.…

Entertainment
76 views

Nicki Minaj Acknowledges Skales Birthday Wish

MT - December 10, 2017

Nigerian singer, Skales, took to Instagram to wish American superstar singer, Nicki Minaj happy birthday. His birthday wish read; “Happy birthday queen @nickiminaj …. thanx for the…

PDP Chairmanship Race: Otunba Gbenga Daniel Also Steps Down
Politics
91 views
Politics
91 views

PDP Chairmanship Race: Otunba Gbenga Daniel Also Steps Down

MT - December 10, 2017

A formidable contender for the PDP national chairmanship position, Gbenga Daniel, has stepped down from the race. He made this public in a letter addressed to the…

Jimi Agbaje Withdraws From PDP Chairmanship Election At The Last Minute
Politics
51 views
Politics
51 views

Jimi Agbaje Withdraws From PDP Chairmanship Election At The Last Minute

MT - December 10, 2017

Jimi Agbaje, another aspirant to the office of the national chairman of PDP, has withdrawn from the race. The withdrawal was announced on his verified Twitter handle,…

Tekno Hangouts With Drake In VIP Section Of The Canadian Rapper’s Show
Entertainment
46 views
Entertainment
46 views

Tekno Hangouts With Drake In VIP Section Of The Canadian Rapper’s Show

MT - December 10, 2017

Nigerian superstar singer,Tekno, was pictured with Canadian rap star ,Drakeat the VIP section of the latter’s show. Tekno also took to social media to share a video…

PDP Convention: Ladoja Withdraws From Chairmanship Race, Aligns With Adeniran
Politics
56 views
Politics
56 views

PDP Convention: Ladoja Withdraws From Chairmanship Race, Aligns With Adeniran

MT - December 10, 2017

Senator Rashidi Ladoja, a former Oyo State governor, has withdrawn from the PDP national chairmanship contest, Daily Sun reports. In a statement issued on Saturday, Ladoja urged…

PDP Convention: Will Raymond Dokpesi Step Down? Checkout What He Has to Say
Politics
51 views
Politics
51 views

PDP Convention: Will Raymond Dokpesi Step Down? Checkout What He Has to Say

MT - December 10, 2017

High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, a leading contestant for the position of national chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has declared that he will never step down…

Ronaldo Declares He’s The Best Player In The History Of Football
Sports
55 views
Sports
55 views

Ronaldo Declares He’s The Best Player In The History Of Football

MT - December 10, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo says he is the "best player in history" after winning his fifth Ballon d’Or on Thursday, according to a report by SkySports. Cristiano Ronaldo The Real Madrid forward…

Loading...