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The Apostolic Church Pastor Arrested For Using US-Based Nigerian Land To Build Church In Osogbo

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The Apostolic Church Pastor Arrested For Using US-Based Nigerian Land To Build Church In Osogbo

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July 20, 2016 – The Apostolic Church Pastor Arrested For Using US-Based Nigerian Land To Build Church In Osogbo

7 people including the Pastor in charge of the Apostolic Church, Temidire Estate, Osogbo are now being quizzed by the Osun State Police Command over alleged illegal possession of a piece of land by the church.

The people who were arrested yesterday are now in the State Criminal Investigation Department of the command, explaining their alleged role in the matter.

Also arrested are the land agent, Muritala Adewale, who was alleged to have allocated the piece of land to the church and the bricklayers working on the land.

Investigations revealed that the alleged invasion by the church belonged to Dr. Charles Oluokun who lived in the United States of America and was assigned to be overseen by his two brothers in Nigeria who later discovered that the land had allegedly been invaded by the church.

Siblings of the alleged owner of the land, Adebowale Oluokun and Adeniji Adekunle, through their lawyer, Benjamin Akindoyin, on July 8 petitioned the Osun State Commissioner of Police, alleging demolition of a building erected by their brother before he traveled to the United States.

The petition reads in part: “Our clients were surprised when they discover the demolition by the alleged church members and from their preliminary investigation, they told our clients that they thought their elder brother is no more having interest in the said land and they (the Apostolic Church) being the church of God wants to use the land and they decided to demolish the entire building

[Daily Telegraph]



  1. fifelomo

    July 20, 2016 at 3:46 AM

    How could they have thought the owner doesnt need his land? That was stealing by trick!

  2. sola olaniyi

    July 20, 2016 at 10:35 AM

    This nah style style stealing o

  3. Truce

    July 20, 2016 at 10:39 AM

    The pastor and his members must be on drugs, what is ur business with someone else land, despite d fact that a structure was already built on it, you now went to demolish someone’s property, that’s another offence on its own.
    If they had said we were not aware that it belongs to someone before we purchased it or that d people that sold d land said its d owner that wants to sell, then its understandable not d rubbish they are sayg.
    They must be charged for trespass and also pay for damages, Idiots.

  4. Maryf

    July 21, 2016 at 9:27 AM

    May they thought the land is a manner from Heaven God sent to them. Thief

  5. Koolz

    July 21, 2016 at 1:40 PM

    Just imagine. “They thought”.. this phrase is very funny… please go n complete that “thought in prison”
    One day u ppl will thought until thought carry una enter tortoise ass!!! You stole the land without even asking fr permission to steal.. yet tomorrow you will call God’s name for ppl to come n attend service in on a stolen land. U really hv mind! May God forgive you guys anyway… Hope you will both summon courage to apologize to God n likewise the owner n repent afterward… (Some so called men of God as so so annoying n have unrepentant spirits. so disappointing)


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