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Deborah: Public figures that made controversial posts

THE killing of Deborah Samuel a 200 level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education by mobs in Sokoto over alleged blasphemy against Islam’s...

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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Kukah suspends Masses in Sokoto, disclaims attack on residence

THE BISHOP of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has suspended all Masses in Sokoto State. This was disclosed in a statement signed by...

UK govt condemns killing of student over blasphemy

THE Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has condemned the murder of Deborah Samuel over alleged blasphemy. Deborah, a student of Shehu Shagari College of...

Deborah: Atiku deletes social media posts condemning killing after threats to presidential ambition

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar deleted social media statements condemning the brutal killing of Deborah Samuel in Sokoto on Thursday after some of his...
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Sokoto, Zamfara public schools did not present candidates for 2022 WASSCE – WAEC

THE Nigerian office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has disclosed that public students from Sokoto and Zamfara states will not be participating...

In Sokoto, residents suffer to get healthcare — but multi-million naira hospitals lie waste

Twenty-five-year-old Aisha Bandado was in labour, experiencing pains from her groin. She had been pregnant for nine months, and it was time to deliver the baby. But Aisha would have to take a 14-Kilometres ride to Gidan Madi, a community in Sokoto, where the nearest Health centre was located.

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