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Pantami Was Imam When ATBU Muslims Killed My Son In A Mosque – Samuel Achi
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Pantami Was Imam When ATBU Muslims Killed My Son In A Mosque – Samuel Achi

Samuel Achi, a former lecturer at the Kaduna State University, Kaduna, explains to KAYODE OYERO how his son, Sunday, was killed at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University mosque in Bauchi State when the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, was the Chief Imam of the university’s mosque. A former lecturer of Industrial Chemistry at the Kaduna State University, Professor Samuel Achi, has narrated how his son, Sunday Achi, was strangled at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University mosque in Bauchi State. The 67-year-old don also said he was aware that Nigeria’s current Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, was the Chief Imam of the university’s mosque when the incident happened on December 9, 2004. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Th...
Husband Kills Imam After Catching Him In Bed With His Wife
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Husband Kills Imam After Catching Him In Bed With His Wife

The Chief Imam of Enagi town, Alhaji Attahiru Alhassan, has been stabbed to death for allegedly having a sexual relationship with the second wife of one Umaru Jubrin. Jubrin, 35, was said to have caught the Chief Imam who was 48 years old and his wife in bed at a neighbour’s house. Jubrin was paraded at the police headquarters in Minna, the state capital, on Tuesday, where he narrated what transpired on the day he caught the Imam and his wife together. He added that the deceased walked past him into a neighbour’s house, where his wife had earlier told him she was going to a toilet behind the compound. He explained that when he did not see his wife after about an hour, he decided to go searching for her and he heard her voice in the neighbour’s house. “I entered and met t...
Four Reportedly Killed, 11 Kidnapped as Bandits Return to Kagara Community
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Four Reportedly Killed, 11 Kidnapped as Bandits Return to Kagara Community

At least four persons have reportedly been killed in fresh attacks in Kagara community in Niger State. This attack comes after the 27 students and three teachers of the Government Science College in Kagara abducted by suspected bandits last Wednesday, February 17, regained their freedom in the early hours of today, February 27. According to DailyTrust, the bandits attacked Gidan Adamu, near Yakila, headquarters of Gunna district and Gidan Wamban Karaku community where 11 persons which include seven women were abducted. The bandits were said to have rustled a large number of cows and also kidnapped the Imam of Madaka district in Rubo village.
Putting on Hijab on Little girls is Sexualizing Them – Imam Tawhidi
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Putting on Hijab on Little girls is Sexualizing Them – Imam Tawhidi

Mohammad Tawhidi, a Muslim influencer and reformist Imam has spoken up against little kids wearing hijabs. Tawhidi who wondered why parents will be covering their kids with scarfs and robes meant for grown women in a video he shared, stated that the act sexualizes little girls. He tweeted; She’s a toddler that can’t even walk. Why do you cover her up with a robe and scarf that’s intended for mature women only? Even if you claim it’s a religious practice, it doesn’t apply to baby girls. You’re sexualizing a baby girl. You are sick.
An Australian Imam Has Accused Nigerian Government Of Sponsoring Terrorism
Religion

An Australian Imam Has Accused Nigerian Government Of Sponsoring Terrorism

A popular Australian Muslim Scholar Imam Tawhidi, has alleged that Nigerian Government harbours all forms of terrorist organizations. Tawhidi is a Muslim influencer, who claims to be a reformist Imam. Some of his teaching is believed to be against Islamic terrorism, he is indeed a good teacher of Islam, who takes his teaching to his Twitter and IG page. According to Tawhidi, Boko Haram terrorists are allowed to operate with little or no effort to tackle them because of corruption in Nigeria. He took to his twitter handle and wrote: “We have ignored Nigeria in the discussion about terrorism. Nigeria is the most corrupt country in Africa. It is home to a terrorist government that harbours terrorists just like the government of Pakistan. Boko Haram were given the green light i...
President Buhari Reacts As Imam Who Saved 262 Christians Receives US Award
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President Buhari Reacts As Imam Who Saved 262 Christians Receives US Award

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory message to Abubakar Abdullahi, the Imam that risked his life to save some Christians in Jos, Plateau State. We recall that Abdullahi hid 262 Christians in his Mosque and home from alleged Fulani herdsmen in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the State during the June 2018 crisis in the state. The Muslim cleric was honoured with US International Religious Freedom Award on Thursday. Buhari, in a statement made available to us, signed by his Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said he was “delighted at the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.” He added, “Buhari heartily congratulates Imam Abubakar on the well-deserved ...
[Lyrics] Naira Marley Ft. Zlatan – Am I A Yahoo Boy
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[Lyrics] Naira Marley Ft. Zlatan – Am I A Yahoo Boy

LYRICS [Intro] See me see trouble (Marlians) See me see trouble, aii I have a question Am I a yahoo boy? Ibile Yo Rexxie pon this one Kapaichumarimarichopaco Jomo [Hook – Naira Marley] See me see trouble Am I a yahoo boy? E ra mi egba mi o Shey mo jo omo yahoo Emi o mo Sars Sars t’emi mo is Sarz on the beat Olopa kole mu wa, Tani sars fe mulo ni bi [Verse 1 – Naira Marley] Won fe shey mi bi Fela Won fe shey mi bi Mandela Won fe shey mi bi President Kennedy Won fe shey mi bi MKO Abiola Eyin blogger blogger Shey mo jo omo yahoo Shey won ko yahoo si mi lori ni Am I a yahoo boy Emi hotmail mo fine gan Am not a yahoo boy But contact me Naira Marley at yahoo dot com Government na barawo (Ibile) Bloggers na armed robbers Imam dey gbadun Pastor na en...
Bobrisky Gave Us A Fake Cheque – Imam
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Bobrisky Gave Us A Fake Cheque – Imam

An Imam who praised once praised Bobrisky for pledging N500k , has disclosed that the cross dresser gave them a fake cheque at Lizzy Anjorin's party to build a mosque. Recall that few months ago, Bobrisky donated N500K for Mosque buildingwhich was reportedly not rejected by Muslim clerics. According to the Imam, Bobrisky who gave them a fake cheque cannot deny that he sleeps with men for money. He further disclosed that he knows some of his gay partners.  
Hijrah: Chief Imam Of Lagos, Baba Adinni Congratulate Muslims
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Hijrah: Chief Imam Of Lagos, Baba Adinni Congratulate Muslims

The Lagos Central Mosque (Jama’atul Muslimeen Council) has congratulated the global Muslim Ummah, and especially Muslims of Lagos State, on the occasion of the New Hijrah Year, 1440 A.H.   Muslim faithful from the Ya Lateef Islamic Society, This was contained in a press statement released on Friday, September 14, and signed by the General Secretary of the Lagos Central Mosque, Alhaji Naheem Olushola Saheed. Being the fountainhead of spiritual leadership of all Lagos Muslims, the Lagos Central Mosque Council urged all Muslims the world over to imbibe the lessons of the Hijrah, and to remain steadfast on the path of Islam, while ensuring that core Islamic values such as peace, sacrifice, patience and spiritual excellence remain their guiding principles. “The occasion of the ...
Imam Who Saved Christians At Plateau Killings Arrives Govt House
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Imam Who Saved Christians At Plateau Killings Arrives Govt House

The Islamic cleric who saved lots of Christian women and children during the crisis in Plateau state has met with the governor. Mr. Simon Lalong, the governor of Plateau state, has met with the 83-year-old Islamic cleric, Alhaji Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved the lives of about 300 people during serious crisis in the state. The Imam had saved the innocent women and children after they ran to his home when killer herdsmen invaded about 15 communities in the Barkin Ladi local government area of the state, killing over 200 persons. He hid them in the mosque and stood by the door to wade off the attackers at great risk to his life at Nghar Yelwa village (Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State), during the tragic Plateau attack of June 23 and 24, 2018. The people,...
Imam prevented 262 Christians from being killed in Plateau massacre by hiding them in a mosque
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Imam prevented 262 Christians from being killed in Plateau massacre by hiding them in a mosque

The death toll in the Plateau massacre could have risen up if not for the kind and timely intervention of an Imam in Inghar Yerwa village. According to BBC, men and women in the 11 communities that were attacked, took to their heels with their children to the neighboring communities for safety. While they were running, the Imam saw them and decided to open his home so they can hide from their attackers. He kept the men in the mosque while the women and children he kept in his home. The attackers came to the Imam and asked him to surrender those that were Christians he was hiding but he lied to them that no Christian was in his home. This singular act saved 262 Christians from being killed in the attack. Over 100 persons, including children, were killed by the suspected h...
Nigerian Imam, Ejalonibu Ganiyu Returns A Bag Of Money He Found During Pilgrimage In Mecca
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Nigerian Imam, Ejalonibu Ganiyu Returns A Bag Of Money He Found During Pilgrimage In Mecca

A Nigerian Imam has shown integrity while he was on pilgrimage in Mecca as he returned a bag of money he found and shared a photo of the bag of money he returned to the police. Nigerian Imam (left) returns a bag full of money (right) he found in Mecca A Facebook user identified as Ejalonibu Ganiyu, who is Nigerian Islamic Imam, has taken to the social networking platform and showed the depths of his integrity after he reportedly returned a bag of money he found during his pilgrimage in Mecca. The Imam revealed that he had found the bag of money after observing his evening prayers, adding that he had immediately called the police to hand it over to them in other to find the owner of the money. According to Ganiyu, the police officer was shocked about the incident, was surprised ...
“I Saw My Zip Opening By Itself” – Imam Jailed For Defiling 2-Year-Old Girl
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“I Saw My Zip Opening By Itself” – Imam Jailed For Defiling 2-Year-Old Girl

The High Court sitting in Mukono, Uganda, has sentenced a 63-year-old Imam with 3 wives, for defiling a two-year-old girl. Musa Mulo, an Imam at Kibubbu Mosque, was convicted upon his own plea of guilt. The state prosecutor, Ms Janat Kitimbo, told court that Imam Mulo sexually tormented the toddler in 2012. Prosecution submitted that on the fateful day, the victim went alone to Mulo’s home in the neighbourhood. Mulo grabbed her in his compound and took her into the house where he defiled her and damaged her private parts. The Imam later told her to go back home. At the commencement of the trial on Friday, the imam pleaded guilty to defiling the girl. “I carried that child, put her on my laps and I just saw my zip opening by itself,” the imam mused court. Justice Ms Margaret ...
Imam and Pastor Receive UN Award For Intercultural Innovation
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Imam and Pastor Receive UN Award For Intercultural Innovation

Pastor James Wuye and Imam Muhammad Ashafa, of the Interfaith Mediation Centre in Nigeria, were among five recipients of this year’s prestigious 2017 ‘Intercultural Innovation Award’, conferred by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and BMW. The award ceremony took place at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Amina Mohamed, expressed her appreciation to all the award finalists in a video message: ’Creativity, courage, and passion are qualities which define the people who we celebrate’. Ms. Mohamed emphasized that the work of the awardees will ’help achieve a safer, more sustainable, equitable, and prosperous place for all.’ The theme of the Interfaith Mediation Centre’s project is ’Transforming Pastoralist-Farmer Conflict in Nigeria’.  It was develo...
Violent Clashes In Northern Togo After Imam Arrested
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Violent Clashes In Northern Togo After Imam Arrested

Violence broke out in Togo’s second city, Sokode, after the arrest of an imam close to the country’s main opposition, fuelling tensions after weeks of anti-government protests. “Electricity was cut off at about 7:00 pm (2100 GMT on Monday) after evening prayers,” said Ouro Akpo Tchagnaou, from the main opposition National Alliance for Change (ANC). “Five police vehicles arrived to arrest Alpha Alassane, a very well-known imam in the city,” he added. “The population felt targeted and took to the streets.” Clashes lasted throughout the night until calm was restored but the authorities have been warned of renewed protests if Alassane is not freed on Tuesday morning. “The situation was hard to put up with last night. The security forces and youths clashed in several parts of the ci...
Togolese Protesters Torch Public Buildings In Sokode After Arrest Of Imam
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Togolese Protesters Torch Public Buildings In Sokode After Arrest Of Imam

Public buildings in Togo’s second largest city of Sokode were reportedly torched by angry protesters late Monday night after the arrest of an Imam and opposition figure. The gendarmerie, post office, parts of the Togo Telecoms building among others were targeted by the protesters who clashed with the security forces, local media reported. The Imam, Alpha Alhassane is a revered spiritual leader in the city and a known adviser of the opposition Pan-African National Party leader Tikpi Atchadam. The reason for his arrest is unknown but reported to be linked to the series of anti-government protests organised by the opposition. The police fired tear gas to quell the protests which are reported to have spread to the capital Lome. Several people have been arrested in the process. ...
Liberia Election: Sole Female Candidate MacDella Cooper Cautions Against Violence
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Liberia Election: Sole Female Candidate MacDella Cooper Cautions Against Violence

MacDella Cooper, the only female candidate in Tuesday’s presidential election in Liberia, on Monday joined hundreds of peace advocates at a concert for a violence-free poll. A News Agency of Nigeria team covering the election reports that the concert ended a three-month prayer and fasting camp by women from across the country. Speaking to NAN, Ms. Cooper stressed the need for all contestants and their supporters to put the interest of the nation above self and respect the outcome of the exercise. “We are celebrating the sustainability of our peace over the past 12 years, and its continuation for the next 100 years, we hope. “We had 14 year-long civil war, we sustained 12 years of peace, and in order to develop this nation and build opportunities for our people – the youth, wome...
Imam Urges Clerics To Avoid Impacting Extreme Ideology To Followers
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Imam Urges Clerics To Avoid Impacting Extreme Ideology To Followers

The Chief Imam of the Nigeria Police Force, Force Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Yaqub Alhassan, on Tuesday urged Islamic clerics to be wary of impacting extreme ideology to their followers. Alhassan gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a seminar for the Committee of FCT Imams in Abuja. According to him, such teachings can lead to acts of “extremism and terrorism in the society’’. The cleric stressed the need for religious leaders to lead campaign against terrorism by preaching and teaching the right knowledge to their followers. He said religious leaders had moral obligation to promote peace and religious tolerance, stressing that the need for unity and understanding among Muslims and non-Muslims could not be over-emphasised. He...
Why A Christian Girl Converted To Islam
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Why A Christian Girl Converted To Islam

THIS IS A CONVINCE REASON WHY SHE. EMBRACE ISLAM 1. Jesus Christ when he was alive he never practice Christianity, he only bring islam 2. Jesus was never mention anything like christian when he was alive. But in Al-qur’an GOD called us muslim like Qur’an 3:102 3. Jesus christ was never go to church when he was alive and there is no single verse in the bible that say go to church. But in Al-qur’an Allah says we should go to “Jummuah” 4. There is no single verse in the bible where the word “BIBLE” is mention. But in Al-qur’an there was so many places where GOD mention Al-qur’an, like qur’an 4:82 5. There was no single verse where GOD or jesus says u should go to “jerusalem” But in the Al-qur’an GOD say in suratul hajj that we should go to Hajj if we have the power to go So, ...

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