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BLASPHEMY IN THE NAME OF POLITICS: We are Mechanics, Welders, Vulcanizers picked up at Eagle Square Car Park, Promised N100,000 each but shortchanged after APC unveiled TINUBU’S Vice Presidential Running Mate-FAKE Bishops Cry out … Let them pay us our balance, the organisers brought us church leaders’ clothes to wear and assured us we’d be taken care of, we will spill the bean *‘Those Fake bishops who appeared in a cassock to give Christian voters a false impression are criminals’-Christian Association of Nigeria *“Criminal elements as clerics who attended the unveiling of Kashim Shettima as the running mate of Bola Tinubu should be arrested immediately”-Dr Paul Enenche, Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre *“Clergies in Abuja who witnessed the unveiling of Kashim Shettima as Vice Presidential candidate to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu are not known big names in Christendom”-TINUBU Campaign *BY TAMUNO DAVID/RELIGIOUS Correspondent, Abuja

BLASPHEMY IN THE NAME OF POLITICS: We are Mechanics, Welders, Vulcanizers picked up at Eagle Square Car Park, Promised N100,000 each but shortchanged after APC unveiled TINUBU’S Vice Presidential Running Mate-FAKE Bishops Cry out … Let them...

DISGRACEFUL: UK Govt orders closure of Salvation Proclaimer Ministries, as Nigerian Church General Overseer, TOBI ADEGBOYEGA flees, Lavish £1.87 million on Yahoo Lifestyle evading Audit … accused of embezzlement, financial mismanagement and lack of transparency *‘The church was wound up after failing to properly account for over £1.87 million of outgoings and operating with a lack of transparency in the High Court on June 9, 2022 before Judge Burton. Salvation Proclaimer Ministries Limited, more commonly known as SPAC Nation, was liquidated in the public interest. The Official Receiver has been appointed as liquidator of the company’ *“Investigators interviewed one of the company’s directors, Adedapo Olugbenga Adegboyega, who was also known as Dapo Adegboyega or Pastor Dapo. During interviews, Mr Adegboyega said that the church group had over 2,000 members and 200 ordained ministers and pastors but failed to provide any supporting information. Further enquiries found that SPAC Nation either failed to comply or only partially complied with statutory requirements, including providing data to support claimed donations, and accounting records in support of £1.87 million of expenditure”-British Government website *“The court heard that SPAC Nation was incorporated in 2012, a charity set up to advance Christianity. Much of its charitable work was based in London, working particularly with vulnerable people, youth, and offenders”-INVESTIGATION *BY KAYODE ADEBAYO & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

DISGRACEFUL: UK Govt orders closure of Salvation Proclaimer Ministries, as Nigerian Church General Overseer, TOBI ADEGBOYEGA flees, Lavish £1.87 million on Yahoo Lifestyle evading Audit … accused of embezzlement, financial mismanagement and...

WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Biggest problem in America: Church leaders not Preaching, Teaching Obedience to God’s word -Pastor RONALD English, Greater Bosqueville Baptist Church, Waco, Texas … a person can be considered a good Christian in United States without obeying a single commandment of God’s Holy Word *‘Many pastors are afraid of standing for what is right, not to offend those who gives ‘money’ to the ministry *‘Some televangelists will not preach injustice, oppression, and systemic wrongs since money for television appearance is tied to certain views for high rating’ *‘United States Supreme Court made wrong decision in Roe-v-Wade ruling against women *“America’s foundation is built on violence, nasty-history, whitewashed black history from schools to evade posterity where white slave owners broke up black families; raped black women; hung black men and saved their body parts as mementos” *INSIDE: Divine call into God’s ministry, job at Baylor University and Fatherhood experience *GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Biggest problem in America: Church leaders not Preaching, Teaching Obedience to God’s word -Pastor RONALD English, Greater Bosqueville Baptist Church, Waco, Texas  … a person can be considered a good Christian...

CONFESSION: GOD Directs Me to Charge each Member of My Church N310,000 cash to Fly Them into Heaven, I Cannot Lie as a ‘Prophet’ -Controversial Cleric, Pastor NOAH Abraham, General Overseer, Christ High Commission Ministry, a.k.a. Royal Christ Assembly, Kaduna ..Invited by Ekiti State Police Command for investigation on Fraud *Kept 40 people in church at the Araromi-Ugbesia in Omuo-Oke, Ekiti State in preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ, otherwise known as the rapture *Members sold belongings, hoping Jesus Christ would meet them while camping inside church, a few others abandoned their families who refused to join them to live in the church *“I told each of my congregation to pay N310,000 cash. I made the declaration when I noticed that my members’ troubles were increasing. I did it because I got the authority of God who called me to practise for all those who want to serve the Lord with their whole heart” *Tells BBC Pidgin: “There is a mighty palace that will descend from Heaven and land in my church where members would live forever with the one that sent me” *BY TOLULOPE ADEBAYO/Religious Reporter, Ekiti State

CONFESSION: GOD Directs Me to Charge each Member of My Church N310,000 cash to Fly Them into Heaven, I Cannot Lie as a ‘Prophet’-Controversial Cleric, Pastor NOAH Abraham, General Overseer, Christ High Commission Ministry, a.k.a. Royal Christ...

Painful Revelation on Dying Bed: My TWIN Sister, OSINACHI suffered in the hands of Husband, She saw JESUS Christ appeared to her thrice, died saying: ‘My Chest, My Chest, Thank you Jesus’-EJIMA AMARACHI, blood sister to deceased gospel singer …She told family relatives in the hospital to help pack her things, it was time for her to go home since she has has done what the Lord sent her to do in the world *OSINACHI’S last word, as her ‘Nara Ekele’ song played in the background: “My death would be a function of a race of life well finished. If I did not make it in hospital, I would be fulfilled because I have done what the Lord asked her to do on earth. Start packing my things to go home as my time comes near. I saw two pythons fighting around the hospital atmosphere and Jesus Christ told me to start packing my things to come home. I am very happy that my joy is complete” *“At the hospital, Peter (Osinachi’s husband) was so uneasy around her. He kept asking what I was doing in the hospital. He threatened me to always inform him before coming to see his wife. Osinachi told me twice she saw Jesus Christ looking down towards her from above to come home. Night before she died, Osinachi called me on the phone and said: ‘Make fried rice for me’. I told her ‘Please, can I bring it the next morning, because I was just coming in that night?’ She was then trying to say something, but her husband barged in screaming at her: ‘Rest, rest, rest!’ and we couldn’t continue the conversation. So, in the morning when I came with the fried rice for her, I met people crying. I am sure Osinachi is in Heaven”-Ebube, family relative *“Peter tried to prevent Osinachi from using the gospel of Jesus Christ music ministry to win souls to the Kingdom of God. He chased Osinachi away from the house with her baby in hand to sleep in the cold on many occasions, medical doctors found blood patches on Osinachi’s heart region and she vomited blood profusely”-Eye witness in the hospital *BY MERCY AMAECHI/RELIGIOUS Reporter, Abuja

Painful Revelation on Dying Bed: My TWIN Sister, OSINACHI suffered in the hands of Husband, She saw JESUS Christ appeared to her thrice, died saying: ‘My Chest, My Chest, Thank you Jesus’-EJIMA AMARACHI, blood sister to deceased gospel singer …She...

EARTH’S Loss, HEAVEN GAIN OSINACHI husband not a ‘MAN-of-God’, seized my Daughter’s cars, only Signatory to Bank Accounts, claim wives must be submissive -ORIAKU NMADU, Mother of late gospel singer lament …Peter presented himself to my family as a true ‘Pastor’ when he came for my daughter’s hand in marriage *Lament: “My daughter went through hell in the hands of Peter. She had four children for him. I could not go to do Omugwo for any of the children at any time since her husband would not want to see any member of the Osinachi’s family” “There was a day after Sunday Church service, Peter rushed out, ordered his children into the car and drove off, leaving me and my daughter behind. I was shocked because the car Peter was driving in was a gift given to my daughter as a seed of faith by a well wisher. Instead of Osinachi to complain, she rushed out and got us a taxi that took us home” *“My daughter believed in the Biblical injunction that marriage is for better and for worse in every situation. That was why she endured the marriage thinking that Peter would change his behavior for good one day, but unfortunately my daughter died waiting” *CHRISTIAN ABILU/RELIGIOUS Correspondent, Lagos

EARTH’S Loss, HEAVEN GAIN OSINACHI husband not a ‘MAN-of-God’, seized my Daughter’s cars, only Signatory to Bank Accounts, claim wives must be submissive  -ORIAKU NMADU, Mother of late gospel singer lament …Peter presented himself...

PAINFUL EXIT: Nigeria’s Angelic, velvet-voiced gospel singer, OSINACHI NWACHUKWU famous ‘Ekwueme’ melody maker dies of Domestic Abuse …Police picks up run-away husband from hideout, in handcuff facing prosecution for murder *‘My 42-year-old blood sister, Osinachi was daily tutored, abused by her husband who seized her funds from gospel music and turned her into a punching bag. We advised her several times to leave her marriage or be separated from him to stay alive, but she always assured us her husband was changing and that God hates divorce’-Favour Made, deceased elder sister *“The suspect, Peter Nwachukwu, is now in police custody. We have arrested him. He is going to face the full wrath of the law”-spokesperson of the FCT police command, DP Joseph Adeh *“My father, Pastor Paul Enenche, founder of Dunamis International Gospel Centre not aware of the domestic violence Osinachi was subjected to by her husband”-Deborah, daughter *“I will surely get justice for Osinachi Nwachukwu”-Women Affairs minister *BY EUNICE AMAECHI/RELIGIOUS Reporter

PAINFUL EXIT: Nigeria’s Angelic, velvet-voiced gospel singer, OSINACHI NWACHUKWU famous ‘Ekwueme’ melody maker dies of Domestic Abuse …Police picks up run-away husband from hideout, in handcuff facing prosecution for murder   *‘My...

ECONOMIC Disaster is coming soon, Nigerians will suffer extreme hardship-Primate Ayodele prophesies …Says: Police will go on strike, governors will be stoned, FG won’t be able to pay law enforcement stipend *LIFE will be so tough that Nigeria will revert to the days of austerity measures where Diesel will sell from N800 to N1000 per litre *Some state governments will not be able to pay their workers’ salaries *‘Petrol will become scarce. It (petrol) will move up to N300 per litre. Things will become extremely difficult for Nigerians. Nigeria’s reserve is in red. The country is in massive debt’ *BY IYKE AMAECHI/RELIOUS Editor, Lagos

ECONOMIC Disaster is coming soon, Nigerians will suffer extreme hardship-Primate Ayodele prophesies …Says: Police will go on strike, governors will be stoned, FG won’t be able to pay law enforcement stipend *LIFE will be so tough that Nigeria...

Service to Humanity: Pope Francis Appoints Nigerian born Abia State Catholic Diocese Priest, ARCHBISHOP FORTUNATUS NWACHUKWU Permanent Representative to United Nations…known in diplomatic circle as ‘Permanent Observer of the Holy See-the Vatican-to the UN Office and Specialised Institutions Geneva’ *Chosen also as Permanent Observer to World Trade Organisation and made Representative of the Vatican to the International Migrations *Leadership roles contained confirmed by the Office of the Antilles Episcopal Conference Secretariat, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, December 17, 2021 *Archbishop Nwachukwu to remain in charge of the Mission in Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean and Antilles, until he departs for the new mission at the United Nations at the beginning of March 2022 *Speak fluent Igbo, English, Italian; German, French, Spanish; modern Hebrew, a bit of Arabic, as well as some ancient languages of Biblical research in Latin, Hebrew; Greek and Aramaic *BY ROLI AKEDU/RELIGIOUS Correspondent, Rome

Service to Humanity: Pope Francis Appoints Nigerian born Abia State Catholic Diocese Priest, ARCHBISHOP FORTUNATUS NWACHUKWU Permanent Representative to United Nations…known in diplomatic circle as ‘Permanent Observer of the Holy See-the...

ABOMINATION IN THE HOUSE OF GOD: Nigerian American flamboyant Pastor, JOSHUA OLATOKUNBO SHONUBI arrested for arranging 60 fake Marriages in 7 years for African Immigrants to obtain Green Cards in Maryland…Suspect places hoax documents on letterhead of New Life City Church after collecting huge sum of money, officiates wedding *Embattled ‘Man-of-God’ faces 6 count charge, could be jailed 30 years upon conviction, may tender names/identities of ‘Permanent Resident Cards’ beneficiaries to Immigration *On Facebook, pastor post photos of self-serving the homeless, suspect used activities to “recruit” and “groom” economically disadvantaged U.S. citizens for money *‘A federal grand jury has returned an indictment on 50-year-old-Pastor of New Life City Church, charging Joshua Olatokunbo Shonubi, a/k/a Olatokunbo Joshua Shonubi, age 50, of Bowie, Maryland, for a federal charge of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, visa fraud and for presenting false documents to a federal government agency, in connection with a scheme to fraudulently obtain permanent resident status for foreign nationals by arranging marriages to U.S. citizens’-United States government *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Editor

ABOMINATION IN THE HOUSE OF GOD: Nigerian American flamboyant Pastor, JOSHUA OLATOKUNBO SHONUBI arrested for arranging 60 fake Marriages in 7 years for African Immigrants to obtain Green Cards in Maryland…Suspect places hoax documents on letterhead...