Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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    ‘She was only empowered with N400k’ — Pastor denies paying woman for fake miracle

‘She was only empowered with N400k’ — Pastor denies paying woman for fake miracle

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    UK court jails Nigerian pastor who sexually assaulted children for 20 years

UK court jails Nigerian pastor who sexually assaulted children for 20 years

A Birmingham crown court in the United Kingdom on Friday sentenced Michael Oluronbi, a Nigerian pastor, to 34 years in prison.  Oluronbi was convicted of raping some children for a period of 20 years. He was said to have committed the act during religious bathing rituals he claimed would wash their sins away and cleanse them from evil spirits. Oluronbi, who was [...]

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    ‘I have a calling to serve God’ — Yul Edochie hints on becoming a pastor

‘I have a calling to serve God’ — Yul Edochie hints on becoming a pastor

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    Nigerian pastor ‘caught in sex trafficking’ ring to face trial in France

Nigerian pastor ‘caught in sex trafficking’ ring to face trial in France

Twenty-four Nigerians suspected to be members of a sex trafficking ring will face trial in France on Wednesday. The suspects, including one Stanley Omoregie, pastor, are accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution in Europe. Similar gangs have also been dismantled in Italy and Britain. The gang in Italy was busted after an investigation by the police in Lyon, following a tip-off accusing Omoregie [...]

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    Gunmen kidnap RCCG pastor in Lafia

Gunmen kidnap RCCG pastor in Lafia

John Egla, a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has been kidnapped by gunmen in Lafia, Nasarawa state capital. Nansel Ramhan, spokesman of the state police command, confirmed the incident. Ramhan said Egla was abducted at his residence in Shabu community on the outskirts of the state. He said the divisional police officer of Shabu reported hearing sporadic gunshots about 1:16am [...]

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    EXTRA: Man loses wife to pastor who presided over his wedding

EXTRA: Man loses wife to pastor who presided over his wedding

John Kanyua, a businessman in Kenya, has lost his wife to the pastor who presided over his wedding. According to NAIROBI NEWS, Leah Wambui, his wife, had reportedly fled with the pastor, abandoning a 26-year union that produce five children. The newspaper said the relationship between the duo began when Kanyua and his wife started attending the pastor’s Joy Springs Church in Juja [...]

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    Fate of two Winners Chapel pastors unknown — five months after abduction

Fate of two Winners Chapel pastors unknown — five months after abduction

It is now five months that nothing has been heard about Moses Oyeleke, a pastor with the Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners' Chapel) in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, who was kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents. Oyeleke was abducted on March 13, 2019 together with his assistant, Abraham Amuta, a national youth corps member, along Chibok road. The two were said to be [...]

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    Adeboye: Only one Redeemed pastor was kidnapped NOT five

Adeboye: Only one Redeemed pastor was kidnapped NOT five

Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), says only one pastor of the church was abducted. While delivering his sermon on Friday, Adeboye had announced that five ministers of the church were kidnapped on their way to attend the church's ministers' conference in Lagos. While addressing the congregation during the evening service, the general overseer said [...]

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    EFCC arraigns Abuja pastor for ‘forgery’

EFCC arraigns Abuja pastor for ‘forgery’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Francis Onuegbu, an Abuja-based pastor, before a federal capital territory (FCT) high court  for alleged forgery. Onuegbu was arraigned before the court on three count charges of alleged falsification of land documents “with the intent to defraud”. The EFCC accused him and one Oluwatosin Olowu, who is reportedly at large, of committing the [...]

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    EXTRA: Judge ‘slaps’ pastor during church service in Ondo

EXTRA: Judge ‘slaps’ pastor during church service in Ondo

Folayemi Omoleye, a serving judge at the Akure division of the court of appeal, has been accused of assaulting a pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Ijapo estate, Akure, Ondo state. According to a witness, Omoleye, whose residence is located beside the church, had forced her way into its premises during a mid-week service. She was said to have [...]

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    EXTRA: You can’t make heaven if you eat ‘Titus fish’, says prophetess

EXTRA: You can’t make heaven if you eat ‘Titus fish’, says prophetess

Social media went agog after a video of a pastor telling her congregation that they would not go to heaven if they continue eating "Titus fish" or taking vitamin C, surfaced online. “If you continue taking Vitamin C, bet it, you can't make it, how can you make heaven? Unless you go and stop it and do your deliverance," she was [...]

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    ‘I can make mistakes because I’m human’ — el-Rufai lobbies Kaduna pastors

‘I can make mistakes because I’m human’ — el-Rufai lobbies Kaduna pastors

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has reached out to some pastors in the state for support, saying as a human being, he is not immune to mistakes. The governor said this during a town hall meeting with some pastors under the umbrella of Pastors United For Change Association (PUCA), on Saturday. He explained to them that his choice of Hadiza Balarabe, a [...]

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UK-based Nigerian Pastor, wife ‘defrauds sick member of £192k’

A woman identified as Joy Omisigho, a UK-based Nigerian, has accused Temitope Fasakin, her pastor, and his wife of defrauding her of the sum of £192,557 “based on God’s instruction”. Omisigho, a member of Christ life church, London, alleged that Fasakin asked her to sell her property and remit the produce to the church so she could be healed of her [...]

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    Police arrest pastor over anti-Okorocha prophecy

Police arrest pastor over anti-Okorocha prophecy

Chukwuma Okezuo, a pastor of the Assemblies of God Church in Owerri, Imo, has been arrested by the police command for allegedly prophesying against Rochas Okorocha, governor of the state, during a church service. Andrew Enwerem, spokesman of the command, disclosed this while parading the cleric before journalists. Okezuo was reported to have alleged that Okorocha was recruiting young boys in the [...]

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    How pastor ‘gruesomely murdered’ two women and a baby in Rivers

How pastor ‘gruesomely murdered’ two women and a baby in Rivers

A pastor in Afam, Rivers state, has been arrested in connection with the murder of three persons – two women and a nine-month-old girl, all members of his church. Cyril Okoro, the deputy commissioner of police, disclosed the arrest in Port Harcourt on Friday at a press briefing. Okoro spoke on behalf of the commissioner, Zaki Ahmed. The police alleged that the [...]

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    I did it out of annoyance, says pastor who ‘planted’ bomb in church

I did it out of annoyance, says pastor who ‘planted’ bomb in church

The Edo state police has arrested one Abel Eku, a pastor in Christ Chosen Church of God, for allegedly planting a bomb in the headquarters of the church. Eku planted the explosives inside the auditorium of the church headquarters on January 22, ahead of the church's international conference, Daily Trust reports. The explosives were reportedly detected by some members, who then called the attention [...]

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