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Pastor Murders Wife To Marry Boyfriend

A former Alabama Pastor identified as Richard Shahan has been accused of stabbing his wife to death so that he could leave the country to marry his boyfriend.

Karen Shahan, wife of the accused was found stabbed to death July 23, 2013 inside the family's Birmingham home. Richard Shahan had told investigators that he was out of town visiting one of their two sons when his wife was killed. He wasn't charged in the case until January 1 when he was arrested at a Nashville, Tenn. airport while trying to board a plane to Germany. He reportedly resigned from the church he oversaw just a day before his arrest.

According to report the 53-year-old pastor had planned to leave the country and never return. Information gotten from his mail indicate that he intended traveling to Kazakhstan via Germany and ultimately planned to reside in the United Kingdom.

Deputy Jefferson County District Attorney Leigh Gwathney told the court that, "He planned to become a citizen there and begin a new …

"Why I cried in church; I'm afraid I might still die after my successful surgery" - OJB

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From a report on Linda Ikeji's blog, she sent a reporter to go cover OJB's Thanksgiving Service yesterday and talk to him about life after his successful surgery. Below is some of what he said:

Do you have any word for people who are in your shoes but are losing hope and faith that they might not survive it?

"The only thing I will tell is it is understandable and normal to be afraid. I think the real tension starts when you are trying to prove that you aren't afraid but, you are! I'm afraid, I mean I am afraid of dying even as I've come out of this. At least, I've seen people come out of this and still die so, I'm afraid! I wouldn't lie to myself but I'm afraid so I do everything with consciousness but at the same time, I believed that with God everything is possible.
Why I cried inside the church 
It got to a point where I thought I might not make it out alive (during the surgery) and that was why I cried inside church. On the surgery table, t…

NEW PDP CHAIRMAN: Ex- Gov. Mu’azu, accused of stealing N19.8billion, is new PDP chairman

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Barring any last-minute change in plan, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will, at its National Executive Committee meeting on Monday (today), ratify a former governor of Bauchi state, Adamu Mu'azu, as its new national chairman, party and presidency sources have said.
The usually reliable sources told PREMIUM TIMES early Monday morning that Mr. Mu'azu emerged the consensus candidate for the job after a rash of meetings involving President Goodluck Jonathan, PDP governors and other influential chieftains of the party, including Vice President Namadi Sambo and President of the Senate, David Mark.
Mr. Mu'azu, who will now replace Bamanga Tukur, who was forced out of office Thursday, emerged ahead of Minister of Transport, Idris Umar, a former Minister of Commerce, Idris Waziri, former Acting National Secretary of the party, Musa Babayo, a former party spokesperson, Ahmed Rufai Alkali   and a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Ibrahim Bunu, who were all wi…

Ejigbo Pepper Murder Case : Perpetrators Arrested At Oba Moruf’s Palace In Lagos

Report as obtained from Sahara reporters has it that all the perpetrators of a bestial torture and sodomy of three women in Ejigbo which happened February last year.
The arrest of the sodomy gang, Saharareporters was reliably informed, happened at the palace of Oba Moruf Adisa Ojoola of Ejigbo earlier today.
The arrest was possible due to immense pressure on Oba Moruf himself, he reportedly got all the men assembled at his palace around 11pm Saturday night. The gathering of the gang by Oba Moruf followed a closure of the market yesterday, which prevented the market men and women from carrying out their trading activities until the perpetrators were identified and brought to book.
The gang's torture and sodomizing of a lady by thrusting of a bottle of ground pepper and sticks in her genital had resulted in her death, two months after. She was later identified as"Juliana"by her father, a palm wine tapper, who revealed that he also lost a toddler in the incidence as his wife, …