Kaduna State Council of Imams and Ulama, on Saturday, reacted to recent comments by the state Chairman of CAN, Rev. Joseph Hayab on the security challenges in the state.
The Council’s Secretary General, Malam Yusuf Arrigasiyyu, said at a press conference in Kaduna that Hayab’s comments were unfortunate and an attempt to politicise the issues to achieve a hidden agenda.
The state Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) had on Aug. 9, in a press statement claimed that over 500 Christians were kidnapped in the last two years in the state and N300 million paid in ransom to Fulani kidnappers.
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The protesting women demanding justice and safety in Mexico City on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 (Photo: Courtesy of NAN)
Hundreds of women took to the streets on Friday in the Mexico City to protest violence against women.
The demonstrations came after two young women had separately claimed to have been raped by police in Mexico City over the past two weeks.
According to dpa reports, fires broke out in several locations, including a police station and a monument to Mexican Independence.
Masked women also destroyed a bus stop and damaged several police cars with several people sprayed with paint.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Abuja after a nine-day official visit, including celebrating the Eid-el-Kabir with family members and inauguration of some developmental projects in Katsina State.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that shortly before departing the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Airport, Katsina for Abuja, Buhari had charged the military to be more spontaneous in restoring peace to the country, particularly states troubled by bandits.
He gave the order when he addressed 15 officers and 160 soldiers of the 17th Army Brigade and Nigerian Air Force 213 Operational Base in Katsina, under the “Operation Hadarin Daji’’, at the Airport in Katsina.
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By Nwafor Sunday
President Muhammadu Buhari has on Friday ordered the Nigerian army to identify all the bandits disturbing the peace of the country and eliminate them.
President Buhari interacts with troops of HQ 1 BDE in Dansadau Zamfara State as part of the 2016 Nigerian Army Day celebration on 13th July 2016
In a statement disclosed by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba shehu, Buhari charged soldiers not to spare Bandits, noting that they have been killing, maiming and extorting innocent citizens.
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The camp of former president, Goodluck Jonathan has accused Buhari administration of trying to make a case against former President Goodluck Jonathan by claiming that he is responsible for the $9 billion judgment against Nigeria in the United Kingdom in a case brought against the nation by Messrs P & ID.
Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, in a statement on Saturday, said the attempt to rewrite history will backfire.
Omokri said part of the filings regarding the case read: “P&ID submits that it entered a gas supply and processing agreement with Nigeria’s Ministry of Petroleum Resources in January 2010. Pursuant to the agreement, P&ID claims … >>> Read Full Story
Team Delta on Saturday defeated 9-man Team Edo 1-0 at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) Zonal Elimination.
The South-South Zonal elimination was in preparation for the 5th edition of the NYG, which will hold in Kwara State from Sept. 7 to Sept. 17.
Speaking with journalists shortly after the match, Team Edo Head coach, Aghahowa Osayomore, expressed satisfaction with his players’ performance.
“We need three points to qualify for the 5th edition of the national youth games (NYG), which would hold in Kwara State from Sept. 7 to Sept. 17.
“I pray we win our next match against team Bayelsa.
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The South African police said on Saturday that 18 suspects had been arrested following the Soweto looting of shops belonging to foreigners on Wednesday night.
According to the police, the situation is now calm in Soweto townships following the looting spree.
On Wednesday night, several shops belonging to foreigners were looted.
Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubele told Xinhua that the situation is calm and they are monitoring the situation.
“The situation is calm and we are monitoring the affected areas.
“We have arrested 18 suspects who will be charged with public violence. They will appear in court soon,” said Makhubele.
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