Connect with us

News

Pastor Ng’ang’a freed on Sh200,000 cash bail

Published

on

Controversial televangelist pastor James Maina Ng’ang’a has been released on Sh200,000 cash bail after he denied threatening Citizen TV journalist, Linus Kaikai.

The Neno Evangelism founder was arrested on Sunday evening at the junction of Haile Selassie Avenue and Mombasa Road and taken to Gigiri Police Station.

The arrest came after Linus Kaikai filed a complaint with the police over the viral video where pastor Ng’ang’a who is seen dressed in a tunic with fake military decorations is heard ordering the veteran journalist to steer off religious matters or face consequence.

Kaikai who is a panellist on Citizen TV’s News Gang had in his editorial piece called for expeditious regulation to spiritual fraudsters who have been on record for stage managing miracle in a bid to rob their unsuspecting followers.

“The people behind these so-called churches have gone rogue in the name of Jesus, in the name of God,” Kaikai said.

“We are dealing with thieves not men of God. These are cold-blooded evangelical vampires living off the blood of their flock in the name of Jesus. They are conmen who must have their date with our police and our law courts. Some of them preach prosperity but only they profit.”

READ ALSO:   Kaikai denies receiving a termination letter from Tom Mshindi

“To these characters, Sunday, a day ordained as the Lord’s Day of rest and worship has become the most profitable day on the trading floor. Offerings flow like a mighty river and onward into their private accounts in the Lord’s name.”

Kaikai listed a few instances when pastors have made the news for conning members of their churches and minting millions off illegal schemes.

In response, Ng’ang’a in the video recording warned Kaikai against poking his nose into religious matters or else face consequences.

“I am telling you like a Chief General Commander, you have to stop that if you don’t stop you will face the consequences…” said Ng’ang’a

source: standard.co.ke

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

Police kill terror suspect, two children

Published

on

Police in Kwale shot and killed a terror suspect during a night raid.

Two children that the suspect was using as human shields were also killed.

The suspected Al-Shabaab militant, Mohamed Mapenzi, was killed in his house in Kibundani by an elite police team.

Mapenzi is reported to have thrown a grenade at the police during the raid on Saturday night.

“As the officers were preparing to break into the suspect’s house, he suddenly opened the door and threw a grenade at them slightly injuring one of them,” reads a police report seen by the Nation.

The officers opened fire killing the suspect and the minors.

The suspect’s wife and three other children were also injured in the raid and taken to Msabweni Referral Hospital.

Sources told the Nation that an Al-Shabaab suspect, who is in police custody, took the security agents to Mapenzi’s house.

The suspect, Saidi Chitswa alias Ninja, who is believed to be an Al-Shabaab recruiter, was arrested following reports that he was planning to launch an attack at an unnamed police station.

After interrogation, Chitswa led the officers to Mapenzi’s house to recover firearms.

Police said a grenade and assorted jungle uniforms were recovered from the house.

Coast Directorate of Criminal Investigations boss Washington Njiru said two other suspects were arrested during the operation.

READ ALSO:   Kaikai denies receiving a termination letter from Tom Mshindi

The killing of the terror suspect comes a month after two other suspects were killed in Kwale and Likoni.

The suspect in Kwale, who was identified as Suleiman Ali Kodza, was gunned down a day after he escaped a police dragnet in Mombasa.

Kodza, alias Pembe, who police had termed as Al-Shabaab ringleader in Diani was shot and killed in Ngerenya, South Coast.

Police sources say Kodza is believed to be in the same group with  Mapenzi and were planning to carry out an attack at a police station with a mission of stealing firearms.

When Kodza was killed police recovered five bullets, a machete and a knife.

Police linked him to the killing of two officers who were guarding St Paul’s ACK Church in Ukunda in September 2017.

By Nation.co.ke

Continue Reading

News

Former K24 Chief editor responds to claims of joining Citizen TV

Published

on

Peter Opondo who was the Chief editor at K24 was recently rumored to be headed back to Citizen TV! The story was sparked by his farewell post now that K24 is no longer operating following a few unknown details.

Being an experienced journalist, Mr Opondo was then rumored to have gone back to Citizen TV; but turns out that this was yet another baseless story as he called it.

Speaking to Kenyans.com who reached out for a comment, Mr Opondo brushed off the rumors saying;

Veteran Journalist, Peter Opondo

Those are stories created by some idle people in self isolation with frenzied minds and itchy fingers.

According to him, after the K24 incident he decided to take a long break as he goes back to the drawing board before he making his comeback. Mr Opondo said;

I am on much needed break as I recalibrate and you can take that to the bank as a guarantee for a loan

According to reports, Mr Opondo joined K24 back in 2018 after quitting his job at RMS. Before joining the station, Opondo had been handling matters involving editorial team as a whole,; guided his team to success and for the 2 years he helped change the station to a complete media house.

READ ALSO:   After Kaikai, Larry Madowo seems to be next as plot thicken at NMG

Farewell letter

In the farewell letter that left many emotional, Mr Opondo wrote saying;

We had our fights and make-ups, highs and lows, but at all times we kept the focus with a clear aspiration to win. It was all business- and also personal sometimes, you know! Even in difficult times, outsiders (like viewers) would never tell, we kept it in the family.

I applaud the teams, especially anchors, for holding a straight face- and even smiling- when there was a literal fire under your seats!

He went on to urge the former employees to keep their heads high as life has always been unpredictable.

The future may be uncertain, but so is life. I believe that somehow, somewhat the sun shall rise tomorrow. So smile, believe in yourself and keep doing what you do best.

BY Ghafla 

Continue Reading

News

Shock as another Kenyan athlete is banned for doping

Published

on

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) handed Kenya’s long-distance runner Mikel Kiprotich Mutai a four-year ban on Friday for a doping offence.

Road runner Japhet Kipchirchir Kipkorir was also handed provisional suspension for a similar offence.

Mutai’s ban starts on March 20 for four years and his results dating back to December 15, 2019, will be nullified.

Mutai and another Kenyan star Alex Korio Oliotiptip were handed separate provisional suspensions for violating World Athletics anti-doping rules on May 1, 2020.

Mutai’s charge involved the presence of prohibited substances (Norandrosterone) while Oliotiptip was suspended due to whereabout failures.

Former world marathon record-holder Paul Tergat said in April criminalising doping will help end vice in the country.

Tergat stated the country must move with speed and create a new law that will criminalise the offence.

“We all ran clean and we want our current crop of athletes to run clean. There’s no shortcut to clean sports except training hard.

“So many things have been happening right, left and centre regarding doping in Kenya,” said Tergat.

Tergat, the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) president, indicated athletes caught doping should serve jail time.

“Kenya now needs to be tough on dopers by criminalising their offences. They will suffer double loss to revenue and time in jail if they are found doping,” said Tergat.

READ ALSO:   Pastor Ng’ang’a arrested for allegedly defrauding businessman

“At the current rate, Kenya risks being banned from the Olympics or big city’s marathons. What we need to do is make the punishment for offenders more punitive.

This will also bar offenders from putting on our national colours and make them ineligible to compete elsewhere,” he added.

Current Kenyan law stipulates a jail term of up to three years for support staff found guilty in connection with doping, but not for athletes.

From 2004 to August 2018, 138 Kenyan athletes tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs, according to a WADA report published in September 2018.

With their high number of dopers, Kenya was placed under category A on the list of countries being watched together with Nigeria, Ethiopia, Bahrain, Morocco, Ukraine and Belarus.

By Game Yetu!

Continue Reading

Trending

error: Content is protected !!