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Boko Haram Killed Pastor In Bauchi, 20 Gunmen In Army Uniforms Attacked Church Workers

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Boko Haram Killed Pastor In Bauchi, 20 Gunmen In Army Uniforms Attacked Church Workers

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July 14, 2014 –Boko Haram Executes Pastor In Bauchi, 20 Gunmen In Army Uniforms Attacked Church Workers

Gunmen on Saturday, shot and killed 35-year-old Pas­tor Ayuba Moriya. They also injured his wife. The attack occurred at Dilimi Village in Toro Local Government Area of Bau­chi State.

Eyewitnesses said the gunmen stormed the pastor’s house around 11pm.

Residents said the gunmen gain ac­cess to the pastor’s house through the back-door after a failed attempt to de­stroy the main gate made of iron. They told the pastor’s wife of their mission to kill her husband.

“There was sound of gunshots and screams and so we ran away,” a resi­dent, who doesn’t want to be named, said, adding that nobody could rescue the family from the hands of the heavily armed killers.

The widow, Mrs. Rifkatu Ayuba Moriya, amid tears, said the gunmen were over 20 as they stormed their house wearing army uniforms.

“On getting to the house, they told me that they were here to kill my husband. We were not left with any option than to say our last prayer. They dragged my husband outside and shot him sever­ally while others macheted him until he died.”

Rifkatu said the gunmen had wanted to kill her two-year-old son with an op­tion to abduct their daughter while oth­ers said they should kill her.

She said that three other people stay­ing in the mission house had to flee with one seriously injured while the gunmen raided the place and carted away un­specified mount of money.

“When they killed my husband, they demanded for money and later they ransacked the whole house looking for more with a threat to kill all of us, but I had to beg them to spare our lives before they left. They shot sporadically into the air,” Rifkatu said.

According to the widow, her husband had repeatedly reported threats to his life to the authorities, but nothing was done to that effect. She blamed the govern­ment for the security challenges in the state.

Toro Police Divi­sion Security agents have deposited the body at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital mortuary, Bauchi for autopsy.

The police command’s spokesman, DSP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the killing, saying, the attacker used a dane gun to kill Pastor Moniya and made away with undisclosed cash.

Mohammed said the suspects carted away properties belonging to the family.He said policemen retrieved three empty cartridges while investigation has started.

[Reported By The Sun]



  1. double d

    July 14, 2014 at 5:56 AM


  2. Okoro JC Junior

    July 14, 2014 at 6:15 AM

    Its a pity! RIP Pastor..

    Police, wat ar u investigating?
    Autopsy, for wat? To c if its dame gun or m16 bullets dey improvmnt body? Waste of saliva

  3. Wani25

    July 14, 2014 at 6:58 AM

    Investigation For Wat? Just Release D Lifeless Body For Burial Jare, Wen D Man Reported For Life Threat Wat Did U People(police) Do About It? Rip Brother.

  4. Ebube

    July 14, 2014 at 7:28 AM

    Is prevention not better than cure? Let them keep investigating. Every minute of the day,blood are been shared and lives are been taken away and all we always hear is investigation. Let dem go on.

  5. sharton

    July 14, 2014 at 7:59 AM

    no security in naija too bad people re dying everyday like fowl pls God do something quickly b4 this haram fools finish d whole country oo,well daris God oooooooooooooo.

  6. chichi

    July 14, 2014 at 8:50 AM

    Oh God have mercy on Nigeria,deliver us from these blood sucking demons, and may your rot locate boko harams,their sponsors,destroy them and render them powerless, in Jesus Name. Amen.

  7. pk

    July 14, 2014 at 9:02 AM

    So will good luck jonathan look on like this when de lives of innocent Nigerians are been wasted like this, how many months since the abduction of the chibok children and no one is doing anything about it. Boko haram cary their atrocities everyday and always claim responsibility for it and government can’t do anything about it, or is it because the children of the president or none of his family members has been abducted that’s why they kept silence about it. I wish boko haram will start pursuing the family members of the politicians including president and spare the innocent and armless citizens of Nigerian, idiot.

  8. Prophet Gbenga Rotimi"KINI IWO NFE"

    July 14, 2014 at 9:31 AM

    OH Lord of reward, for your word say’s”Do not touch my announted man and do not harm’s them” Daddy the boko haram’s has go against your word,Lord, Let all what you create stand against boko haram’s right now and forever in jesus name(AMEN).
    May your soul Rest In Peace(AMEN).

  9. zikah

    July 14, 2014 at 10:07 AM


  10. Bishop Nelson

    July 14, 2014 at 12:34 PM

    We are watching with keen interest the slaughter of Christian clergymen ( pastors), by boko haram (islamist jihadist), in the northern region of Nigeria. Lets not also not forget so quickly that we christians also have what is so popularly called Zionist. This is getting out of hand, how long do they think we will fold our hands and watch our fellow believers been slaughter as rats at the mercy of their environment. FGN legalize firearms and let there be a legislation to free discretionary use. I no go wait make one buzu cum cut my throat like goat, that one na one big lie jooo

  11. santa perere

    July 14, 2014 at 6:08 PM

    oh God what a nation? Nigeria has becom a nation of religioun conclict. Muslem kilin christian oh God help ur childrean. A pastor been kild by boko haram what a mess. God wil ponish al of u evil people so cal boko haram. But i dnt blem them, i blem our goverment that is soo soo curupt. This is what u wil always get wen u hav a bad & curupt government.

  12. Ibrahim Timothy

    July 20, 2014 at 3:13 PM

    D Lord is u strenght.

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