Buhari condemns killing of Sokoto student saying no one has the right to take the law into their hands

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has added his voice the growing condemnation of the recent murder of Sokoto education student Deborah Samuel who was lynched by an irate mob yesterday for blaspheming Prophet Mohammed.



Ebonyi State Police Command smashes trafficking syndicate and recovers one child in the process

MEN of the Ebonyi State Police Command have busted a child trafficking syndicate after clamping down on a gang which stole and sold a child from its mother in the state  and sold it in neighbouring Anambra State for N355,000.



Chris Ngige withdraws from presidential race after consulting with friends and family

MINISTER for labour and employment Dr Chris Ngige has withdrawn from the 2023 All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential race saying that after consulting with friend and family he had opted to bow out of the contest.



Atiku pulls down his statement condemning murder of Deborah Samuel after getting threats

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has pulled down his condemnation of the murder of college of education student Deborah Samuel after several northern groups threatened to withdraw their support for his presidential campaign.



Aston Villa look to sign Super Eagle Calvin Bassey from Rangers at the end of the season

ENGLISH Premier League side Aston Villa are planning to snatch Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey from Glasgow Rangers in the summer as part of a major rebuilding programme.


Bassey, 22, who joined from Leicester City, has been a revelation this season, impressing for Rangers both at left-back and centre-half. His good form has earned him his first Nigeria caps and the Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard knows him well after bringing him to Ibrox in 2020.



Can the government react to this tragedy by passing the Deborah Samuel Religious Tolerance Bill 2022

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[1] Nigeria will establish a Religious Parades Commission to determine the route, timing, date and duration of all religious marches across the country

[2] All faith houses will pay a 40% rate of corporation tax to the government

[3] There will be a complete separation of religion and state. No government officials are allowed to fund religious campaigns or give public money to churches, mosques or other faith groups


Orji Uzor Kalu says Ndigbo can only get a presidential ticket via a gentleman's agreement

SENATE chief whip Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has told Nigeria's 40m Igbos that they cannot get the presidential ticket of any party in the country under the current open contest arrangement we have today and need a arrangement conceding the office to the southeast.



Female student lynched at Shehu Shagari College of Education for insulting Prophet Mohammed

IRATE Muslins at the Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto have lynched a female pupil by beating her into a pulp and then setting her ablaze for allegedly insulting the Prophet Mohammed.


Yesterday morning the incident began after the student, simply identified as Deborah, was beaten to a pulp before being set ablaze. In a video trending on social media, some young men were seen hurling stones at the victim.



Ipob assures all non-Igbos residing in the southeast of their safety as long as they are not herdsmen

SECESSIONIST group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has assured all Hausas and non-indigenes residing in the southeast of their safety saying that it only has an issue with Fulani terrorists masquerading as Fulani herdsmen.



Sanwoolu faces challenge as Ambode associate Wale Oluwo submits nomination form

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwoolu us facing a challenge to his bid to get re-elected as the Lagos State chief executive after Wale Oluwo an associate of former governor Akinwunmi Ambode submitted his nomination form.




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