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The Muslim Rights Concern has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano, urging the Police to quickly prosecute the suspects.

Muslim group seeks justice for nine kidnapped Kano children

The Muslim Rights Concern has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano, urging the Police to quickly prosecute the suspects.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 8, 2019 Police officers hold the coffins of their fallen colleagues during a ceremony at The Prefecture de Police de Paris (Paris Police Headquarters) in Paris, held to pay respects to the victims of an attack at the prefecture on October 4, 2019. – French police on October 14, 2019 detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack earlier this month, sources said. (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP)

French police hold five over deadly knife attack

French police on Monday detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack earlier this month, sources said.
Indonesia’s chief security minister Wiranto was stabbed by an attacker allegedly “exposed to Islamic State radicalism” as he was stepping into a vehicle on Thursday, police said, adding that a local police chief was also injured.

Indonesian security minister recovering after knife attack

Former general Wiranto, 72, was stepping out of a car when a man and a woman attacked him and two other people with him during a visit to the town of Pandeglang in Banten province on Thursday.

Abiy Ahmed: Meteoric rise of the man trying to remould Ethiopia

The son of poor villagers, a spy boss, and now the man behind dizzying attempts to reform Africa's fastest-growing economy and heal wounds with Ethiopia's neighbours, Abiy Ahmed, has seen an unpredictable and peril-strewn rise to fame.

N90 billion scandal: VP Osinbajo not corrupt – Bishop Oke

The founder and presiding Bishop of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, has defended Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in allegation made against, insisting the VP was not corrupt.

Oil falls a third day as US-China trade tensions may limit demand

Oil prices slipped for a third consecutive session on Wednesday as tensions escalated between the United States and China prior to this week’s trade talks, raising uncertainties for global economic growth and oil demand.
The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.

University of Ibadan school explains why it suspended Muslim student

The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.
The University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan, has suspended a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru for wearing Hijab (headscarf) in July this year.

Hijab: NSCIA chides management of UI International School

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has condemned actions of the management of University of Ibadan International School for allegedly denying Muslim pupils their rights to wear hijab within the school premises.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a 'new era of cooperation' [Petr David Josek-AP]

US expands trade blacklist to include China’s top AI startups

The U.S. government expanded its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this week.

Bishop Kukah: Emir Sanusi fighting for his life because he says unpopular things

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says Muhammadu Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, is fighting to keep the throne because of his blunt remarks.
The University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan, has suspended a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru for wearing Hijab (headscarf) in July this year.

MURIC expresses worry over suspension of hijab wearing student

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has expressed displeasure over the suspension an hijab-wearing student of International School (ISI) of the University of Ibadan (UI).
“Obviously, there were failings because three men and a woman have been killed,’’ the minister, Christophe Castaner, told TF1 television of a rampage by a man armed with a knife at the main Paris Police Headquarters on Thursday.

French minister rejects resignation calls over police killings

France’s Interior Minister rejected opposition calls for his resignation on Sunday but acknowledged opportunities had been missed to prevent the killing of four police personnel by a radicalised colleague.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: Nigeria today not what our past heroes foresaw

Chief Edwin Clark, a nationalist who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information has revealed that Nigeria today is not what the nation’s heroes past foresaw.
Judge Khanakorn Pianchana shot himself in the chest in the southern province of Yala after acquitting five defendants of charges that could have condemned three of them to death.

Thai judge shot self after alleging superiors interfere in verdits

A Thai judge who tried to kill himself in court after accusing his superiors of interfering with his verdicts has highlighted questions about judicial independence and fairness in the country.

NSCIA urges FG to take concrete steps on insecurity

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has urged the Federal Government to take concrete steps towards reversing the ugly trend of kidnappings and banditry in the country.
The Nigerian livestock industry is a N30 trillion worth national asset that should be treated with care, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.

Nigeria livestock industry worth N30 trillion – minister

The Nigerian livestock industry is a N30 trillion worth national asset that should be treated with care, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Zamfara government calls for three days fasting over ‘Qur’an desecration’

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has called on Muslims to undertake three days fasting and offer special prayers to seek Allah’s punishment on those behind the desecration of the Holy Qur’an in the state.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest comedian over ‘spread of fake news’ on social media

The Police on Thursday said it had arrested a comedian, Augustine Valentine, popularly known as MC Fine, over alleged spread of fake news.

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South African police march against gender-based violence

More than a thousand police officers marched against gender-based violence in South Africa’s capital Pretoria on Monday after a surge in murders and sexual crimes against women.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Dwindling oil reserves blamed on none passage of PIB

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Timpre Sylva, Monday blamed the dwindling oil reserves on none passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono gave the assurance at the weekend while interacting with stakeholders in the sector in Bauchi.

There is no hunger in Nigeria – minister

The Federal Government seems unperturbed by the widespread condemnation of the current border closure, as it has categorically stated that the exercise will remain until neighbouring countries respect the laws of Nigeria against food smuggling.
The commercial vehicle that fell into canal in front of National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos on Monday

29 passengers escape death as bus plunges into canal in Lagos

The 29 passengers on a board a commercial bus that plunged into a canal in front of the National Theatre Complex, Iganmu, Lagos, on Monday. were all rescued unhurt.
The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.

Italian police seize 31,000 Yaba drug in massive raid

The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.