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I’ve Read Qur’an, No Where Justifies Killings -Tunde Bakare

I’ve Read Qur’an, No Where Justifies Killings -Tunde Bakare The Serving Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, murdered over alleged blasphemy. In a statement on Monday, the APC presidential aspirant said no where in the Qur’an read by him justified killings. The statement was titled, ‘Tunde Bakare condemns the Killing of Deborah Samuel, appeals to our common humanity, calls for unity’. He said, “It was with deep distress that…

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Tambuwal Moves Curfew From 24 Hours To Dusk To Dawn

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has announced the review of the earlier 24-hour curfew imposed on the state following the violence that trailed the protest embarked upon by some residents of the state earlier on Saturday. According to a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information, Isah Galadanci, and made available to newsmen in the state on Monday morning, the government review the curfew from 24 hours to now dusk to dawn. This he said was to enable residents of the state to embark on their legitimate…

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Police Call For Calm As APC Chairman Dies In Bauchi Hotel After Vomiting

Police in Bauchi State, have arrested three people over the death of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman in Bauchi Local Government Area, Alhaji Musa Hussaini Gwabba. The Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State, Umar Mamman Sanda, in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, appealed to the public for calm as he calls for an autopsy to be carried out on the late chairman. He said three people had been arrested in connection with the death and that investigation had begun. Narrating…

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Governor Okowa’s Aide, Tony Otokhine Dies On His Way Back To Asaba After Attending Traditional Wedding Of NBA President

An aide to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Tony Otokhine, is dead. He was a Senior Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Political Matters. Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Ossai Success, took to his Facebook page to break the sad news. Writing on how they left him at the traditional wedding of NBA Boss over the weekend in Benin, Ossai said; “Just yesterday, we were together at President of Nigeria Bar Association NBA Olumide Akpata Traditional marriage ceremony in Benin City together with His Excellency Governor Ifeanyi Okowa…

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Singer Sina Rambo And Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Singer Sina Rambo And Wife Welcome Baby Girl Singer Sina Adeleke- Sina Rambo, has welcomed a baby girl with his wife. The excited new dad who is also a cousin to Davido, made the announcement on his Instagram page. Sharing a picture of himself and the child, Sina Rambo also revealed the name of his newborn. “Baby Lola is here!!! Join me and welcome our sweet lil ?Adelola Yohanna Marlyn Esther Adeleke. She is sooooo beautiful ” he wrote   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by…

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Sokoto Suspends Basic & Secondary Schools Resumption Over Deborah Samuel’s Death

The Sokoto State Government has announced the suspension of the resumption of basic and secondary schools in the State by one week. The schools were supposed to resume yesterday and today (Sunday and Monday) for boarding and day students. The suspension was made known in a statement by Malam Ibrahim Iya, spokesperson of the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, on Sunday in Sokoto. He said that the suspension was sequel to the 24-hour curfew declared by the government. The statement added that Dr Bello Guiwa, the Commissioner for Basic…

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Kourtney Kardashian And Travis Barker Officially Tie The Knot

Kourtney Kardashian And Travis Barker Officially Tie The Knot   Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker have legally tied the knot at the downtown courthouse in Santa Barbara, California, just one month after holding a private wedding ceremony in Las Vegas without a marriage license. The lovebirds, who became engaged in October 2021, exchanged vows with a small number of loved ones and their security, including her maternal grandmother Mary Jo ‘MJ’ Campbell and Barker’s father Randy, on Sunday. After getting hitched, the 42-year-old reality star and drummer, 46, were seen…

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‘The Mission Was Not To Win Best Dressed But To Bring MET Gala To The AMVCA’s’ – Ifuennada Reacts To Cricitism About Her Outfit

Ifuennada has reacted to criticisms over her AMVCA outfit. The ex-BBNaija star claimed her aim wasn’t to win the ‘Best Dressed Award’ but showcase the creativity of the Met Gala at the event. Taking to Instagram, she wrote: First of all, I want to thank everyone who saw and understood the creativity and beauty in my AMVCA Transformer Look last night. Now to those Cret!ns who wrote cr@p about my Look or intentionally posted my Look just to bash me, here’s what I have to say; 1) My entire look…

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Deborah Samuel: Azman Airline Distances Self From Jamil Abubakar Over Blasphemy Tweets

Azman Airline has distanced itself from Captain Jamil Abubakar after he made a tweet allegedly justifying the stoning to death of Deborah Samuel, a Christian student in Sokoto. Tweeting following Deborah’s death, Captain Jamil, a pilot and son of former Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar, tweeted: “In Islam we respect the Injil, Taura, Zabur, we were never taught to disrespect any of the book, or any of the prophets From Adam to Muhammad SAW & the Quran. “The punishment for Blasphemy is D£ATH! in most religions including Christianity. Respect…

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Gunmen Kill 2 Police Officers, 3 Civilians, Injure Others In Bayelsa

Gunmen, on Saturday attacked and killed two policemen, three civilians, and left several others injured in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. According to Daily Post, a vehicle conveying the police officers and some civilians were attacked by yet to be identified gunmen while coming from a colleague’s burial. In a statement, signed on Sunday, through the State’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, he stated that “On 14 May, 2022, at about 0745 hours, gunmen ambushed Policemen serving at Rivers Command, at Idema- Otuabagi Road, Ogbia Local…

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