Nigeria News and Headlines 

Abuja: Muslims who Murder for Blasphemy Are Killing Islam

By Leo Igwe Abuja, Nigeria: Humanists condemn the murder of a man for blasphemy in Abuja. According to a news report, some muslims killed this man, who belonged to a vigilante group, at the Federal Housing Estate following some exchange of words with members of the group. As in the case of Deborah Samuel, a Christian woman killed for blasphemy… Read More
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Nigerians loot government Covid-19 warehouses

There have been reports authorities had hoarded the items in order to share with family and friends. But authorities in Abuja have denied those claims as citizens cart items away on foot or by motorbike. – – Hundreds of residents were seen on Monday crossing the city loaded with boxes of food. In a statement Nigerian governors explained that all… Read More
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Nigerian journalist killed during protest by Muslim group

A 23-year-old trainee journalist with Nigerian Television station Channels TV was killed on Monday after he was hit by a stray bullet. Precious Owolabi was covering Monday’s clashes between police and some Muslim protesters in Abuja. Mr Owolabi was reporting on the clashes as part of his national service – a compulsory one-year programme for graduates in Nigeria. A senior… Read More
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Nigeria: Police clash with Muslim protesters, deaths recorded

Police on Monday clashed with some Muslim protesters in the Nigerian capital Abuja resulting in deaths. A senior police officer and at least four protesters are reported dead. Local media reported that the protesters who are members of the Islamic Movement shot dead a senior police officer whose name was given as DCP Umar. DCP Umar was in charge of… Read More
Police Raids Night Club, Lifestyle Nigeria News and Headlines 

Raiding Nightclubs: Next Level in Sharia Policing in Abuja?

By Leo Igwe As I have earlier noted, raiding Caramelo nightclub was not about law enforcement. It was not a move to rectify an illegal use of a property or to combat noise pollution or traffic challenge in the city. The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) used these reasons to mask their more sinister motives, and to legitimize their illegal clamp… Read More
Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria News and Headlines 

The next four years will be tough, Buhari warns

President Muhammadu Buhari says the new four-year mandate given to his administration by Nigerians will be tough as he pursues his campaign promises of securing the country, transforming the economy and the fight against corruption. The President stated this at a special meeting with his cabinet ministers, who were in the State House, Abuja, on Friday to congratulate him on… Read More