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BLASPHEMY: I’ve Read The Quran Cover to Cover No Where Justify Killings — Pastor Tunde Bakare Reveals

Deborah Samuel, a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, was slain over supposed blasphemy, according to Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Citadel Global Community Church.

The APC presidential candidate declared in a statement Monday that the Qur’an does not justify killing.

The message was headlined, “Tunde Bakare condemns the killing of Deborah Samuel, urges for togetherness.”

The clergyman appealed for national unity and respect.

He remarked, “I was deeply distressed to hear about Deborah Samuel’s murder at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto State. No Nigerian or person should be treated inhumanely.

“As a nation of many peoples and cultures, there are institutional channels for resolving delicate problems, and no one has the authority to take the law into their own hands. “

“As a faithful Muslim who read the Qur’an cover to cover, what was done to Deborah Samuel is nowhere justified in the religion of peace as my grandpa, the first Chief Imam of Iporo Sodeke Mosque in Abeokuta, taught me. I’m sorry for your loss, and I pray that God gives you and your family the strength to face it. “

“When I heard of the unrest in Sokoto after the arrest of some involved in the act, I called Bishop Matthew Kukah to make sure he was safe. He assured me that, contrary to rumours, his residence and cathedral were not set on fire. He also said that Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State acted quickly and sent security men to his apartment and church to prevent a mob attack. “

“This is good, and I expect that state institutions will be fully deployed to restore peace and order, ensure justice is done, and address the underlying issues this sad occurrence has once again raised.

“I also appeal to the good people of Sokoto State to remember their tolerance and friendliness. I grew up in Sokoto. My father was enthusiastically welcomed in Sokoto State in the 1950s when he travelled from Abeokuta to sell kola nuts.

“My father settled in Sokoto and invested in cotton farms in Shagari Village because of the people’s hospitality. My friendly Sokoto folks nicknamed my Yoruba father “Sanni Arewa.” Unity and tolerance should be our national identity.

“Deborah Samuel’s murder is a wake-up call for us to reflect on our humanity and reject brutality. We must put aside our religious, ethnic, and political divisions and say, “Never again should this happen to a Nigerian.”

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Fuel Tanker Explodes In Delta, 13 Persons Rescued

A fuel tanker exploded on Sunday night, May 15 along Ibusa road in Asaba, Delta State.

HGS Media Plus gathered that 13 persons were rescued after the tanker exploded.

The explosion was said to have occurred after a Toyota Sienna and a Hilux collided near the broken down petrol tanker under repair.

It was learnt that the Toyota Sienna and the Hilux collision was due to over speeding.

Fire fighters was said to have battled the fire into the next morning which caused gridlock on the road due to it’s intensi

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Borrowing Will Land Nigeria Into State Of Bankruptcy – Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has said that borrowing may land the country into bankruptcy.

Adeboye rued oil theft in the country, saying that the country might go bankrupt if the trend is not checked.

‘Daddy G.O,’ as his followers call him, made this known during his Sunday service sermon on Sunday.

The cleric warned that the country’s debt to service revenue ratio might pose danger for decades.

Pastor Adeboye noted that over 90 per cent of Nigeria’s revenue from crude oil sales is used to furnish interest accruing on debt.

“We are borrowing more and according to a friend of mine, we are moving steadily towards a state of bankruptcy, a whole nation…,” the cleric said.

“That is why we are going to pray so that our children and children’s children do not keep paying debt. We are still borrowing.”

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Radio Presenter Raped Five Months Old Pregnant Lady In Ondo

“In the morning, I went to the hospital to register. We usually have a programme every Wednesday. On that faithful day, I went to church but unfortunately, they have ended the service.

“He collected the list I brought from the hospital. He said the items in the list given to me were too much, he later said I should go and make a photocopy which I did. After I have done it, he said I should take it to the altar, he said he will pray on the list. While sitting down, he started pressing my stomach, he asked me how many months is my pregnancy? I said it is five months.

“He said that he is going to do some spiritual work me for before my delivery. He later stood up and entered a room, he called me to enter a room inside the church. He asked me to lie down which I did, he also said I should remove my clothes. I did all the things he asked my to do

“He dipped his middle finger with oil into my private part. He said my baby is vertical instead of being horizontal. He said he would put oil in my private part and would help me insert it with his private part so that the oil would get into the baby.

“He rubbed oil on his private part and asked me to open my legs. He then had sex with me. He said he was not suppose to do it but helped me because my husband was not around.

“It was after he had sex with me that I came into my right senses. He said I should swear that I should not tell anyone including my mother. He said I will die if I told anybody.

“He did not put on his garment when we had the sex. When he was having sex with me, he gave me one small cross that I should put on my navel. He also gave me table water and poured perfume inside, he also asked me to drink a little out of the water and prayed for me. That I should be using it and that the baby will turn to normal position within three days.”

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Photo: Alaafin buried as Chief Imam, Others Perform Funeral Prayers On Oba Lamidi Adeyemi

The Chief Imam of Oyo, Sheikh Mos’ud Ajokidero and other notable Islamic clerics in Oyo and neighboring towns have performed the funeral (Janazah) prayers on the remains of the departed Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.

The prayers, which held outside the Aganju forecourt, took place few minutes few minutes before 12 noon.,,,,He is to be taken to Baara, a 5-minute drive from the palace, where Alaafins are lowered.,,,,,,His popular princes and princesses like Babatunde, Skimeh, Bayo Adeyemi, Taibah Adeyemi-Agaba and others were present.Ṣolat al-Janazah is the Islamic funeral prayer; a part of the Islamic funeral ritual. ……The prayer was performed in congregation to seek pardon for the deceased and all dead Muslims.

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The King of Oyo Kingdom, Lamidi Adeyemi has answered the calls of his ancestors.

A prominent Traditional Ruler in Nigeria , Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III is dead.He died in the late hours of Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.

The remains of the top Yoruba traditional ruler were brought to Oyo in the early hours of Saturday and traditional rites began.He was 83 years old and the longest reigning Alaafin ever, having ruled for 52 years.May his soul continue to Rest in peace.

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Delta Police Rescue Underaged Girls Allegedly Used As Sex Slave in Brothel, Arrest 10 Suspected Prostitutes And 10 Male Suspects.

Operatives of the Delta Police Command have rescued five females including underage girls allegedly being used as sex slaves in a brothel in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state. The girls were rounded up during a sting operation at Fagoma Hotel, located at Aragba on Friday, April 15. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the development on Wednesday, April 20, said 10 suspected female prostitutes and 10 males were arrested during the operation.

DSP Edafe said the underage girls were allegedly trafficked from Rivers State by one Joy who’s now on the run. “On 15/4/2022 at about 2330hrs, the Command received information that Fagoma Hotel located at Aragba in Otokutu in Ughelli South LGA of Delta State is being used as a brothel where underage children are trafficked and used as sex slave,” he stated.

The command upon receiving this disturbing information raided the brothel and the following underage girls were rescued: 1.Happiness Johnson ‘f’ age 13yrs, 2.Esther Godspower ‘f’ age 21yrs. 3.Angel John ‘f’ age 22yrs. 4.Miracle Bishop ‘f’ age 19yrs. 5.Happiness Isreal ‘f’ 19yrs” “Investigations revealed that one Joy ‘f’ surname unknown now at large trafficked the underage girls from Rivers State took them to Patani where they were forced into taking an oath before they were brought to Otu-Jeremi and harbored by one Edwin Etareri the owner of the said brothel and his wife one Mrs Grace Etariri currently in custody. “Ten other male suspects and ten female suspected prostitutes were also arrested during the raid. Investigation is ongoing.”

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How Benin President saved me from being killed by Nigerian Government – Sunday Igboho

Nigerian separatist, Sunday “Igboho” Adeyemo, has said President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic saved him from the “murderous” Nigerian government.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Igboho is accused of stoking ethnic tensions in Nigeria after targeting Fulani herders.

Last year, he emerged as the latest figure calling for a Yoruba nation in the country’s south-west.

In early July 2021, he fled the country after authorities raided his home in Ibadan, Oyo State, as they cracked down on separatist figures.

He would be eventually arrested in Benin Republic by the French-speaking country’s authorities while trying to flee to Germany.

On Friday, Igboho met with members of his legal team in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

He had been given a conditional release from prison in Benin Republic eight months after he was detained there.

“There is no security; there is nothing in Nigeria. And when you want to speak against all these, they would try to kill you. What was my offence? Do I deserve to be killed?” Igboho, speaking in Yoruba language, asked rhetorically.

“When I was arrested, many people did not understand. Truly, Nigeria used all her power. Nigeria requested for me to be handed over to them by the Benin Government. So President Talon said he wants to investigate me. So he said if it is about politics and human rights, it is against the law for them to hand me over to the Nigerian government. That is why all Yoruba people should thank President Talon on my behalf.”

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Gospel Artist, Osinachi Nwachukwu Died From Domestic Violence

Friends of the late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, have alleged that the musician died from domestic violence and not throat cancer as widely claimed.

Some of her friends said the cause of her death was a kick in the chest by her husband, Peter Nwachukwu — an injury which placed the victim on five days of life support before she passed away.

According to gospel artiste, Gold Martins, who shared screenshots of those who knew the singer verifying the domestic violence story, claimed that the victim personally confided in a mutual friend, explaining her experience and inability to leave.

Gold quoted the singer as saying, “If not for the church and what people will say, I would have left this marriage.”

One of the friends said the singer told her of how the husband would tie her up and ask the children to “beat her up with a cane. She told me this.”

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Buhari Government Accuses Ghana, Others Of Lobbying Companies To Leave Nigeria

Minister of industry, trade and investment, Otumba Adeniyi Adebayo, yesterday told the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts that several African countries were lobbying companies registered and operating in Nigeria to relocate to their countries.

The minister who led other agencies under the ministry to appear before the committee to respond to queries from the auditor-general of the federation said the Nigerian government was doing everything possible to ensure that such companies don’t leave again.He said many of the countries, including Ghana has increased their capital allowances to companies and have taken away lots of investment from the country, adding that what is keeping some companies in the country today is Nigeria’s population.

He said the government was looking for ways of increasing the level of new investment in the country and sustaining existing ones, saying “our duty is to support investment growth In Nigeria. It is public knowledge that getting this investment is increasingly becoming difficult today.”