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Reactions as group seeks implementation of Sharia Law in South-West

MIXED reactions have trailed the demand by The Muslim Congress (TMC) for the enforcement of the Sharia Law in South-West Nigeria. TMC made the proposal...

Blasphemy: We have accepted Sharia Court verdict, death penalty would be signed in 30 days – Ganduje

ABDULLAHI Ganduje, the Governor of  Kano State said the State Government has accepted the death penalty on a Kano-based singer, Yahaya Sharif and the...

Blasphemy: Kano court sentencing of singer is antithetical to democratic tenets – Human Rights lawyer

TOPE Akinyode, a Human Rights lawyer and National President of the Revolutionary Lawyers Forum has said that blasphemy laws are 'preposterous and antithetical to...
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Kano court sentences 22-year-old musician to death for blasphemy

YAHAYA Sharif, a 22-year-old musician, has been sentenced to death by a court in Kano, North-west Nigeria for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad. According to reports,...

Sharia court sentences rapists to N7,000 fine, 20 strokes of cane

A Shariah court sitting in Tudun Wada, Zaria, Kaduna State, has declared three suspected rapists guilty and sentenced them to one-year imprisonment with an...

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Kenya: William Ruto wins presidential election amid controversy

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