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Bauchi woman accused of sharing blasphemous message on WhatsApp now in prison – CP

THE Bauchi State Police Command on Saturday said a woman accused of blasphemy in Warji Local Government Area of the state has been charged...

FCT police arrest fifteen over blasphemy accusation, killing of man in Lugbe

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command said fifteen people had been arrested for allegedly killing a security man, Ahmad Usman, by a mob...

Claim that Sokoto govt approved death penalty law for blasphemy is FALSE

MULTIPLE posts circulating on social media claimed that the Sokoto State Government has enacted a law, approving the death penalty as punishment for the...
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Deborah: Partner files for sole custody of child over ex-IGP son’s comments

THE mother of the son of Jamil Abubakar, son-in-law to Aliko Dangote, has filed for sole custody of the child over controversial comments he...

Blasphemy in Nigeria’s legal systems: an explainer

AbdulRazzaq A. Alaro, University of Ilorin A court in Kano, northern Nigeria, recently convicted an atheist for making social media posts it found to be...

Deborah: Two suspected killers arraigned, remanded in prison custody

TWO suspects were on Monday arraigned in court for allegedly participating in the killing of Deborah Samuel. Bilyaminu Aliyu and Aminu Hukunchi were arraigned by...
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Was Deborah guilty of blasphemy?

By Saidu Muhmmad Lawal THE murder of Deborah on May 12, 2022, by a mob in Sokoto state, can neither be excused nor justified under...

Deborah: 24 hours after, Buhari, NASS silent on student’s murder

TWENTY-FOUR hours after the killing of a student, Deborah Samuel, in Sokoto State over alleged blasphemy, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of...

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Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, over an alleged defamatory post...

No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said no federal public servant, including elected and appointed officials, will...

Naira redesign: Presidential endorsement not sufficient to legitimise process – Falana

HUMAN rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has faulted the recent endorsement of the naira redesign by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying...

ECOWAS to get new complex in Abuja by 2025

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari has laid the foundation of the new ECOWAS Headquarters Complex in Abuja, the Federal Capital...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised to increase the country's power generation capacity to 25,000 megawatts...
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