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The Identity of the woman who opened fire at Joel Osteen’s Houston Church on Sunday, has been discovered with the name, Genesse Ivonne Moreno, after authorities revealed that “Free Palestine” was written on the gun she used in the attack. 

The 36-year-old Moreno entered Lakewood Church just before a Spanish language service was due to begin at 2 p.m. with a boy, believed to be about 4 or 5 years old, and opened fire as hundreds of people were taking their pews.

Two off-duty officers working security at the church — a Houston cop and an agent with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission — returned fire and fatally shot Moreno, which led to her fatal death Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said Sunday. The boy was also shot and has been hospitalized in critical condition. The boy’s relationship to Moreno is yet unknown at the time of this report.

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According to reports, before Moreno died from her injuries, she poured an unknown substance on the floor and told officers that there was a bomb, but search of the area found no explosives.

Recall that Moreno has a criminal history dating back to 2005 and was previously arrested under the name Jeffery Escalante, according to local station KHOU, raising questions over whether the shooter was transitioning either before or at the time of the attack.  A 2022 photo taken when Moreno was booked into jail at Fort Bend County in Texas listed her sex as female, according to the website Mugshots Zone.

While law enforcement told ABC about Moreno’s gun’s being daubed with “Free Palestine,” a motive in the shooting remains unclear, and police are still investigating.
Investigators are also reviewing Moreno’s history of arrests, as they believe she has a record, law enforcement said. 

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ECOWAS Youth Ambassador, Kosisochukwu Empowers 120 Youths with JAMB Forms In Abuja, Warri.

 

An Ambassador of the ECOWAS Youth, Amb. Gideon Kosisochukwu has empowered no fewer than 120 youths in Abuja, the nation’s capital. 

The empowerment also benefitted youths of Warri, Delta State. 

He empowered the young students through scholarship scheme to enable them acquire education as a means of building their capacity and helping them face their future. 

Amb. Kosisochukwu who was represented by Amb. Dr. Temisan O. Louis CEO Mayorkings Charity Foundation said the gesture is borne out his passion to touch lives and love for education. 

He further emphasized that the exercise will be an Annual outreach to give back to the African communities.

The benefitting students who could not hide their joy expressed gratitude to Amb. Kosisochukwu for his kind gesture, praying God to open doors of favour for him.

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Police Confirm, Speak On Assassination Of Anambra Community President General – Lifestyle Nigeria

The President General (PG) of Umuoji Community in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra, Silas Onyima, was tragically shot dead by suspected assassins at his country home on Friday night. The confirmation of his killing came from DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO).

According to Ikenga, no arrests had been made at the time of the incident. However, he assured that investigations were underway, with the police collaborating with locals to unravel the circumstances surrounding Onyima’s death and identify the perpetrators.

Emphasizing the urgency of the situation, Ikenga stated that police personnel had been deployed to Umuoji to maintain order and ensure the safety of the community members. He urged the people to remain calm while reassuring them that the police were taking all necessary measures to address the situation effectively.

The body of the deceased was recovered and subsequently deposited in the morgue following the tragic incident.

Onyima’s untimely demise adds to the grim tally of Presidents General of Communities who have met violent ends in Anambra. The list includes Chief Ike Okolo of Obosi Community, who was murdered in January 2023, and Chief Paul Chinedu of Nanka Community, who was killed in the presence of his family in October 2021.

Similarly, Francis Onwuachi, the President General of Omor Community, suffered a similar fate in March 2021, while Chief Anthony Igboka of Nimo was gruesomely murdered in April 2019. These incidents underscore the concerning trend of violence targeting community leaders in the region, raising questions about the overall security situation and the safety of those serving their communities in leadership roles.

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New Pressure For Arrest Of Islamic Cleric Who Placed Fatwa On Remi Tinubu – Lifestyle Nigeria

More pressure has emerged for the arrest of the Islamic cleric who issued a fatwa for the killing of First Lady, Remi Tinubu for being a Christian and an infidel.

In the latest development, the Youth Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN) has raised the alarm and called for urgent action against the Islamic preacher.

In a viral Update, the cleric condemned the Muslim/Muslim ticket of President Bola Tinubu and his vice, Kashim Shettima, labeling it as a scam. Shockingly, he went further to declare that Mrs. Tinubu, as an “infidel,” should be put to death in accordance with the Quran, without providing any specific reference to support his claim.

Reacting to the cleric’s incendiary remarks and the fatwa on Remi Tinubu, YOWICAN in a communiqué following its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja at the weekend strongly condemned the cleric’s statements and called for swift action to address the situation before it escalates further.

Expressing concern over the potential impact on national security, YOWICAN emphasized the urgency of prosecuting the cleric and urged authorities to restrict him from preaching in Nigeria as a deterrent to others.

. reports that the call from the group follows earlier condemnations from several quarters including Senator Shehu Sani who rebuked the Islami Cleric over his call for the killing of the First Lady for being a Christian. Meanwhile, the security agencies have not reacted to the development.
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