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Nigeria: Anger and riots over the killing of a female student

– – There is outrage over the killing of a female Nigerian student over her social media post. The level 200 university student was allegedly beaten and burnt to death by fellow students in north-western Nigeria after she was accused of making a blasphemous social media post. According to a police statement, Deborah Samuel was killed in the Shehu Shagari College… Read More
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Nigeria: Police fire gunshots in clash with Shi’ites’ protesters

Police in Nigeria on Friday had to fire teargas and gunshots to disperse Islamic Movement in Nigeria members who were protesting in Abuja. The clash with the protesters ended the procession abruptly. The Shi’ites according to local media also plan staging a nationwide procession on Saturday as part of their annual ritual event called the Arbaeen trek. Arbaeen is a… Read More
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Muslims in Ghana march against hijab discrimination

Thousands of Muslims across Ghana on Saturday staged a street protest against hijab discrimination. The peaceful march took place in key cities across the country’s 15 regions. Most of the protesters were young Muslims who are pushing for total end to discrimination against the wearing of the hijab of Islamic headscarf. They were joined by other prominent Muslim leaders in… Read More