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Freedom For Wasila

AFTER one year of legal mishmash, Wasila Umar, regained her freedom: she allegedly killed her husband, his three friends, and injured others. She was 14. Wise men in her community in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State found her a husband.   Tragedy struck 17 days into her forced marriage. Wasila reportedly poisoned the […]

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Egypt: Coptic Coalition Demands Maspero Killings Case Reopening

By Mahmoud Mostafa A report has been filed to the new Justice Minister, demanding the reopening of investigations into the case of the Maspero killings in 2011. The move comes after the investigations judge assigned to the case stepped down. Egypt’s Copts Coalition filed a report to newly-appointed minister Ahmed Al-Zind, demanding the referral of […]

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May 29 Hand Over: Cleric Urge Nigerians Not To Entertain Any Fear

By Bello Adisa Kaduna (Nigeria) – Ahead of the May 29th handing over, a Senior Pastor with the Assemblies of God Church in Kaduna, Reverend Solomon Kasuwa has advised nigerians not to panic or entertain any fear saying God will see the nation through a successful and peaceful transition process. Speaking to newsmen shortly after […]

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Christian Groups Extend Support To Plateau Crisis Victims

By Longtong Ibrahim Jos (Nigeria) – The Catholic Arch Bishop of the Jos Diocese, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama has called on the people of Plateau State, especially Riyom Local Government Area, to embrace and live in peace with one another irrespective of religious differences. Rev. Kaigama made the call at the flag off of distribution […]

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Insurgency: Nigerian Church Decries Government Silence on Support

By Longtong Ibrahim Jos (Nigeria) – Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN) Church has decried the silence of Nigerian Government and the International Community toward calls to assist the Church over Boko Haram insurgency, which has affected about 70 percent of its members spread across the North Eastern part of the country. President of the Church, […]

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Nigeria: Hajj 2015: Kaduna Holds Train- the -Trainer Workshop on Pilgrimage

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has organised a train-the-trainer programme for islamic scholars and pilgrims Welfare Officers on pilgrim’s enlightenment in the state. The participating officers were drawn from the 23 local government areas of the Northwestern state. The workshop was titled” Train the Trainers on Pilgrim’s Enlightenment”. […]

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Nigerian Religious Body Mourns Demise of Abuja Chief Imam

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has commiserated with Nigerian Muslims over the demise of Sheikh Musa Muhammad (Chief Imam, National Mosque, Abuja), and condoles all for the great loss. A statement signed by the group’s Secretary General, Dr Khalid Abubakar Aliyu said Sheikh Musa was a figure of unity among […]

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Nigeria: Hajj 2015: Kaduna Pilgrims Board Remits 1.5 billion Naira to Hajj Commission

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has paid National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) over 1.5 billion Naira, being part payment for 2015 Hajj fares of intending pilgrims from the state. The amount represent 50 percent of the total number of Hajj seats allocated to the state by NAHCON […]

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