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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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Amotekun arrests man for raping 2 minors in Osogbo

THE Osun State Western Security Network, also known as Amotekun Corps, have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly raping two...

Naira redesign: Atiku calls for extension of January 31 deadline

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