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Don’t force Muslim governors to declare Sharia – VP Osinbajo warns pastors

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has warned religious leaders not to link the incessant killings being perpetrated by herdsmen in some of the country to any religion or ethnic cleansing.

Ralph Uwazuruike: President Buhari running Muslim agenda

Founder and leader of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has attributed all the attacks and killings in various parts of the country by herdsmen to a planned islamisation of the country by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government.

Six killed in Boko Haram attack on Lake Chad island

Six people were killed, including four government officials and a soldier, in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on a Chadian army checkpoint on an island in Lake Chad, a military source told AFP Sunday.

Killings: Anarchy may soon take over Nigeria – Chekwas Okorie

The National Chairman, Unity Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has warned that anarchy may soon overtake Nigeria if the senseless killings of innocent citizens remain unchecked.

NYSC denies report of Sharia in FCT orientation camp

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has denied media report that it introduced Sharia practices in the administration of the FCT orientation camp.

Blast kills 4, injures 13 at Somalia soccer match

A bomb exploded during a local soccer (football) game in southern Somalia's restive Lower-Shabelle province on Thursday, killing at least four people, security officials said.

Afenifere: Federal govt wobbling due to ‘overweight’

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has said the federal government as presently constituted is wobbling as a result of its overweight

I was forced to marry someone I didn’t love – Woman tells court

A housewife, Hadiza Ibrahim, has pleaded with a Sharia court in Minna, Niger State, to dissolve her marriage, saying she does not love or cherish her husband.

IPOB praises Tiv for demanding independence

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has applauded the Tivs of the Middle Belt for showing disgust about their state in Nigeria and for demanding for a separate state of Takuruku Republic.

Biafra: We have what it takes to protect Igbo people from killer herdsmen –...

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has described the Federal Government’s proposed military cattle ranches as another plot kill Igbo people and take their land.

Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap

To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.

Saudi Arabia to launch $1bn Sharia-compliant fund

The Saudi Arabia-based Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) aims to raise $1 billion for a new sharia-compliant fund that will focus on infrastructure projects across Africa.

Indonesian Christian whipped for selling sharia-banned booze

An Indonesian Christian was publicly flogged on Friday for selling alcohol in conservative Aceh province, a violation of Islamic law, as a crowd of onlookers including children jeered.

EFCC secures conviction of Sharia court official over contract scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe Zonal Office, said it has secured the conviction of one Usman Muhammad Dajji, a staff of the Sharia Court of Appeal, before Justice Sa’ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on two-count charge bordering on cheating.

Governor Dankwambo vows to boost non-oil revenue

Gombe State governor, Dr. Ibrahim Dankwambo, has restated his determination to boost the non-oil revenue sectors of his state.

Greece limits use of Sharia laws in Muslim community

Greece on Wednesday adopted a law limiting the use of the Sharia norms for the Muslim community in the northeastern region of Western Thrace, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

Governor Yari swears in new commissioner, appoints 7 permanent secretaries

Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar of Zamfara State has sworn in, Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji, as the new Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

Sharia court judge abducted in Niger

A Sharia court judge, Abubakar Jibrin, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Jermiya village, Rafi local government area of Niger State.

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Ogun governor vows justice for slained Remo Stars player

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