Verve Partners PUMA for VerveLife 5.0

Verve has announced a partnership with global sportswear brand, PUMA, for the fifth edition of the annual VerveLife fitness event. Inaugurated in 2017 with the aim of encouraging a healthy lifestyle among Verve cardholders and fitness enthusiasts in general, Verve Life has quickly grown to become regarded as West Africa’s biggest fitness platform, attracting thousands of fitness enthusiasts from Nigeria and beyond each year. Highlights of the Verve Life fitness platform include exciting workout sessions and dance routines led by renowned fitness experts and dance instructors, fitness challenges and immersive…

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Israeli Tourism Minister hints of direct regular flight from Nigeria soon

Israeli Tourism minister has hinted of plans by a Nigerian airline to begin direct and regular flight to Israel soon . This was disclosed by the Israeli Tourism Minister, Yoel Razvozov recently in Jerusalem during a meeting with the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Dr Yakubu Pam who met with the Tourism Minister twice during his recent visit to Israel. The Tourism Minister explained that the initial plan was to operate only charter flights between both countries, but the major focus now is to operationalize regular direct flights…

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NCPC boss urges Christians to endeavours to collect their PVCs

The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Dr Yakubu Pam has enjoined Christians in the country to ensure they obtain their Permanent Voter,s Card to enable them participate in the 2023 general election. The NCPC boss stated this on Sunday, 19th June, 2022 in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau state during the inauguration service of the Assembly of God Northern Nigeria, Mangu District. Rev Pam who is the General Superintendent of the Assembly of God Northern Nigeria, AGNN admonished Christians in the country to take their destiny into…

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COSON congratulates Most Rev. Peter Okpaleke on elevation as Cardinal by Pope Francis

The Board of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Nigeria’s biggest copyright collective management organization, at its meeting in Lagos on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, resolved to send a profound congratulatory message to His Grace, the Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese, Most Rev. (Dr) Peter Okpaleke who was one of the 21 Bishops across the world recently appointed Cardinals by His Holiness, Pope Francis. Bishop Okpaleke will formally receive the red Cardinal’s hat from Pope Francis in a consistory ceremony at the Vatican on Aug. 27. He is Nigeria’s 4th Cardinal…

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NCPC reinvents pilgrimage, embarks on first trip to Israel, Jordan

The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev.Dr Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission is reinventing pilgrimage because this would be the first time Nigeria is embarking on Israel and Jordan Pilgrimage. He made this assertion at the Flag off ceremony of the 2021 main pilgrimage exercise to Jordan and Israel at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport,Abuja on 15th June, 2022. Rev.Pam charged Nigerians to always be willing to embrace change, according to him,” it was change that brought about the Jordan pilgrimage last year which was conducted successfully”. He…

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NCPC boss, Rev. Pam condemns Owo killings, commiserate with Gov Akeredolu

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Dr Yakubu Pam has condemned the killings of Catholic faithful at Saint Francis Catholic Church , Owo, Ondo state on Sunday, 5th June, 2022. In a statement released in Abuja this Sunday by the Head Media and Public Relations of the Commission, Celestine Toruka, described the killings of innocent worshippers as cowardly and in human . He explained that the church would not be intimidated by the actions of few disgruntled elements in our society who are bent on destabilizing the peace…

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NCPC airlifts about 150 Adamawa Pilgrims to Rome

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC has airlifted about 150 intending Pilgrims from Adamawa State to Rome on 23 May, 2022 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. This is the first batch of intending Pilgrims to be airlifted to Rome. The Federal commissioner representing the North East on the NCPC Board, Rev.Jidda Gelengu speaking on the airlift and pilgrimage to Rome advised the Adamawa State intending pilgrims to Rome to be good ambassadors of faith and Nigeria, “represent Nigeria and the Church well” he said. Rev. Gelengu admonished…

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NCPC to begin 2021 main Pilgrimage exercise to Israel, Jordan, Rome middle of June

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission would commence the 2021 Main Pilgrimage exercise by the middle of June, 2022. The NCPC boss disclosed this on 31st May, 2022 during a send forth organized by the Commission for the retiring senior officer of the Commission, Pastor Tete Yakubu who had attained the mandatory retirement age of 60. He explained that the 2021 main pilgrimage exercise was expected to have commenced on 30th May, 2022 based on the understanding the Commission…

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2021 Christian pilgrimage exercise: NCPC boss expresses satisfaction with facilities at MMI Airport Lagos, as FAAN pledges support

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPC, Rev Dr Yakubu Pam has expressed satisfaction with the facilities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos ahead of preparation for the commencement of the 2021 Main pilgrimage exercise to Israel, Jordan and Rome slated for June. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the regional manager Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos, Mrs Victoria Shin Aba and her team, the Executive Secretary affirmed that Lagos International Airport remains one of the foremost Airports in Nigeria. Rev Pam said the strategic…

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NCPC partners Nigeria Immigration to flush out illegal pilgrimage operators

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC has concluded plans to partner with the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS in its fight to flush out illegal pilgrimage operators in Lagos and Nigeria as a whole. In this direction,the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Dr Yakubu Pam paid a courtesy visit to the Comptroller Nigeria Immigration Service, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos Mrs Kemi Nandap on 19th May, 2022 to seek the collaboration of the Service in flushing out charlatans in the affairs of pilgrimage operation in Nigeria. The NCPC boss…

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