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August 14, 2018

Kidnapped pastor, others rescued

A pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, simply identified as Bajomo, has been rescued from his abductors. Bajomo was rescued by troops attached to Operation AWATSE, which is carrying out anti-pipeline vandalism/crude oil activities. Sources said Bajomo and some other kidnap victims were rescued inside the Maware Creeks in Ishawo mangrove, Ikorodu, Lagos State. They were said to have been rescued following the bombardment of the general areas by the Nigerian military, which led to most of the militants, who had earlier camped in the creeks, fleeing. In the course of fleeing,…

Gunmen kidnap pastor during service in Lagos

There was confusion in a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at Santos bus stop in the Isawo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, on last Sunday after some gunmen walked in and whisked away the pastor. It was gathered that the pastor, identified only as Bajomo, was moved away by the gunmen, who came to the church disguised as new members. The development is coming barely two weeks after gunmen murdered another RCCG preacher, Eunice Elisha Olawale in Abuja. Punch reports that the pastor, who was kidnapped around 7am, was the first to reach the parish and was preparing for…

How my wife was slaughtered while preaching – Pastor

Husband of Late Mrs Eunice Olawale, who was murdered early Saturday morning while preaching close to her residence, has narrated how the deceased was found with her throat slit and her head rested on her bible. Olawale Elisha, who is also a pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), told Vanguard that, “My wife always goes out early in the morning for ‘Morning Cry.’ There was a particular day she went out and she told me that there is a mosque at the back, where they made comments about her preaching. So I just cautioned her. “That morning…

Femal Preacher murdered in Abuja

My wife died as a martyr for Jesus –Husband Police arrest suspects From Fred Itua, Abuja A forty-­two-­year-­old mother of seven and an assistant pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Mrs Eunice Elisha, was in the early hours of Saturday murdered by assailants, while preaching around Gbazango-­West area of Kubwa in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Eunice, an indigene of Ekiti State, was a Deaconess at the Divine Touch Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Old NEPA Road, Phase 4, Kubwa, Abuja. Speaking to newsmen, the husband of the…

Kidnappers abduct pastor during service

A pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God has been kidnapped by yet-to-be identified persons. It was gathered that Pastor Ayo Raphael was kidnapped during the Sunday service at the Resurrection parish of the RCCG in Kabba junction in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. Eyewitnesses said the kidnappers, numbering about 10, stormed the church auditorium at about 9am and ordered the congregation to lie face down. An eyewitness, who pleaded not to be named, said, “The pastor was dragged out of the church into the bush while the abductors shot sporadically into the air to facilitate their escape.” Although…