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Deborah: Kukah, CSOs demand justice for murdered female student

CIVIL society organisations (CSOs) and many Nigerians have demanded justice for Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, who was...

Blasphemy: Sokoto govt orders investigation into killing of student

THE Sokoto State government has ordered an investigation into the killing of a student over alleged blasphemy. The directive was disclosed in a statement signed...

Youths in Sokoto stone, burn female student for alleged blasphemy

SOME youths in Sokoto state have stoned and burnt a female student to death for what they believed is blasphemy against the Islamic Prophet...
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Mubarak Bala: Petition to national assembly to amend criminal and penal code laws

 By Mbasekei Martin Obono THE growing trend of sentencing young people under the pretext of ‘blasphemy’ must stop. Omar Farouq who was 13, was sentenced to...

Kano court orders retrial of musician sentenced to death for blasphemy

THE appeal division of the Kano State High Court has ordered a retrial of Aminu Yahaya Sharif, a 32-year-old musician  sentenced to death for...

Blasphemy: Sharif-Aminu, Kano musician appeals death sentence

YAHAYA Sharif-Aminu, the Kano musician that was sentenced to death last month for blasphemy has appealed the death sentence. The ICIR reported how Sharif was...
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Blasphemy: Kano Judiciary submits Sharia Court judgement to Falana

THE Kano State Judiciary says copies of the Sharia Court judgement that sentenced Yahaya Shariff Aminu, the Kano-based singer to death over blasphemy has...

Blasphemy: Kano Muslim lawyers back death penalty on Kano musician, urges govt to comply

THE Muslim Lawyers’ Association (MULAN), Kano branch  says there was nothing wrong with the death penalty passed on Shariff Sharifai, a musician convicted for...

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Meedan offers grants to combat climate misinformation

MEEDAN is accepting applications for the Check Global Independent Media Response Fund, which addresses global challenges with hyperlocal communities.  The fund aims...

NLC slams Akwa-Ibom CJ, demands Inebehe Effiong’s release 

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked the Chief Judge of Akwa-Ibom State, Justice Ekaette Obot, to immediately release...

Delta State publishes names of sex offenders

THE Delta State Ministry of Justice has made public the identities of the first set of sexual offenders in...

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AS the 2022 eNaira Hackathon Grand finale comes to a close on Thursday, August 18, the Central Bank of...

U-20 Women’s W/Cup: Falconets beat Canada to earn perfect group stage record

THE Nigerian Falconets finish the group stage of the Under-20 Women’s World Cup with an immaculate record after beating...
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