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Pastor Gangers Abducts Muslim Girl In Kaduna, Converts Her To Christianity – MURIC
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Pastor Gangers Abducts Muslim Girl In Kaduna, Converts Her To Christianity – MURIC

The plight of a Muslim girl, Sadiya Idris, who was stolen by a Kaduna pastor, Reverend Jonah Gangers, has been brought into limelight. Although the case is already in court, the Nigerian Islamic human rights organization, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has called for a speedy trial and the arrest and prosecution of the accomplices of Rev. Gangers. MURIC made the demand in a statement issued on Friday, 13th November, 2020. MURIC’s press release was signed by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. The group said, “Sadiya Idris of Tudun Nupawa, Kaduna, was kidnapped in 2013 at the age of eleven by Reverend Jonah Gangers who resides in Barakallahu, Kaduna, and has his church there. The reverend was allegedly aided by a dubious character called Peter. Sadiya was kept against her wish in...
Actress Yetunde Bakare Converts From Islam To Christianity
Celebs

Actress Yetunde Bakare Converts From Islam To Christianity

Popular Yoruba actress, Yetunde Bakare has recently taken to her social media page to drop her standpoint on religion. The actress explains from her perspective that one’s relationship with God is more important than one’s religion. According to her, she was born and brought up in a Muslim home but has now converted to Christianity for reasons best known to her. The actress, though being converted still expressed her love for brothers and sisters in Islam, as she points that religion doesn't really matter. Taking to her Instagram Page, The Actress shared some new photos and wrote; I was born and brought up as a Muslim � and my sunnah name is MODINAT � but I’m now a Christian for reasons best known to me ��All the same I love my brothers/sisters in Islam �� at the end of...
Dangote Group Converts Lockdown Break To Staffers’ Annual Leave (Photo)
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Dangote Group Converts Lockdown Break To Staffers’ Annual Leave (Photo)

Dangote Group has informed its staff members that the lockdown break given by the government is now a part of the company annual leave. A memo to that effect which was captured by MCI reads, "This is to advice all staff that the lockdown period will be regarded as part of Leave Period and therefore annual leave consuming." "Where any staff has exhausted his/her leave period, a commensurate amount would be deducted to cover the period." The memo has generated mixed reactions since its release. See memo below.
Lagos Converts Onikan Stadium To Coronavirus Isolation Centre
Health

Lagos Converts Onikan Stadium To Coronavirus Isolation Centre

The Lagos State Government has commenced plans to establish makeshift isolation centres that would be closer to the people, The Nation learnt on Thursday. This idea followed the announcement of more confirmed cases of COVID-19 with fears that the figures might skyrocket in coming days. It was gathered that the state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu mulled the idea of makeshift isolation centres on Tuesday but did not provide more details. However, checks around the city showed that work was ongoing at the Mobolaji Johnson Stadium former Onikan Stadium with tents being mounted on the pitch. The Nation gathered that the Onikan centre might be ready for use in few days time, while more would be put in areas like Badagry, Ikorodu, Epe and Ikeja. Contacted, the Commissioner for Info...
Ned Nwoko Converts Regina Daniels To Muslim, Calls Her Fatima
Celebs

Ned Nwoko Converts Regina Daniels To Muslim, Calls Her Fatima

Young Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels whose name has been trending on all social media platforms since the beginning of April has been reportedly converted to muslim by his muslim billionaire husband who has four other wives which includes a muslim from Morocco. Ned Nwoko whose muslim name is Munir was alleged to have converted the naive actress and named her Fatima just after the news of her pregnancy went viral, this is according to the insider information obtained by this news platform. The reason for the denouncement of her Christian faith is connected to the fact that she will be relocated to London where she would have her baby and the billionaire husband wants her hooked to the tenets of Islam There are reports that teen actress, Regina Daniel is 4-months pregnant for he...
Chinese Man Converts To Islam In Kano State, Gets New Muslim Name
Religion

Chinese Man Converts To Islam In Kano State, Gets New Muslim Name

There was jubilation in the Muslim community in Kano state after welcoming a new and foreign convert. A Chinese man simply identified as Mr. Leo converted to Islam from Christianity earlier today. After the conversion, he was given a Muslim name, Aliyu - to his delight and that of others. Last year, a Chinese man converted to Islam in order to wed his young Muslim Nigerian lady in Plateau state. The Chinese man came to Nigeria with a close family member for the wedding, accepted Islam and changed his name to Samir before getting married to his partner.
Bukky Wright Converts To Christianity, Attends Oyedepo’s Church
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Bukky Wright Converts To Christianity, Attends Oyedepo’s Church

One of the Nollywood actresses who converted to Islam, Bukky Wright seems to have turned back to her old religion—Christianity. The fair skinned actress, Bukky Wright, who is divorced from her first marriage, married another journalist, divorced him and allegedly divorced again from her current husband, is now based in Huston Texas, with her two sons. Formerly known as Bukola Sekinat, the Yoruba actress, who is a close friend of another actress, Lola Alao (also a convert to Islam) professed Islam around 2015. There was a time most of Nollywood Yoruba actresses professed to be Moslems including late Moji Olaiya. “I have been seeing her in Winners Chapel, Houston, where she attends services and would come elegantly dressed, a reliable source exclusively told KemiAshefon. M...
Osinbajo And A Proper Understanding Of The Restructuring Debate
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Osinbajo And A Proper Understanding Of The Restructuring Debate

The issues surrounding restructuring in Nigeria have remained topical at least since 1999, but it assumed a new level of resonance recently as the 2019 general elections approach. As expected, different pressure groups, socio-cultural associations and politicians have joined the fray. The most discernible motive for the high tempo in the resurgence of discourse about restructuring mainly centres around the ploy by some opposition politicians to take advantage of it to harangue the Buhari/Osinbajo administration as if all Nigeria’s problems will be solved with restructuring. In their attempt to pull wool over our eyes on the topical issue and profit from it politically, they have tried to hinge the myriad of problems besetting Nigeria on restructuring, thereby insisting that the Buhari/Osin...
Lagos Maid Steals Bosses’ $10,000, Converts To Naira At N86 Per Dollar
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Lagos Maid Steals Bosses’ $10,000, Converts To Naira At N86 Per Dollar

The police in Lagos have arrested a maid, Blessing Paul for allegedly stealing her boss’ $10,000 in Gbagada. Paul was alleged to have forcibly opened the boss’ room with a knife and collected the money while the woman was at work. It was gathered that the maid, who had been stealing money and other valuables from her victim’s home, handed over the foreign currencies to the house guard identified as Daniel. The guard, it was gathered, handed the money to a security man at another residence in Gbagada, who in turn took it to a Bureau De Change (BDC) operator for the Naira equivalent. But the operator was said to have told policemen he received only about $5,000 from Amos. Instead of giving them N360/USD, the BDC operator gave the suspects at N86 per dollar, thereby shortchangi...
Ambode Converts Mobil And Oando Filling Stations To Bus Terminal
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Ambode Converts Mobil And Oando Filling Stations To Bus Terminal

Ambode converts Mobil, Oando filling stations to bus terminal Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday said it would convert the popular Mobil and Oando filling stations at Maryland Bus Stop on Ikorodu road to bus terminal as part of strategies to ease transportation challenges in the state. The governor, who also vowed to replace the yellow buses otherwise known as “Danfo” buses with Close Circuit Television Camera buses while the new air-conditioned buses will also have charging points for passengers who want to charge their phones and other devices. Speaking during a stakeholders’ meeting with transporters on Tafawa Balewa Square terminal, Ambode announced plan by his administration to construct bus terminals at Yaba, Maryland and Anthony bus stops. Ambode, who was re...

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