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Dec 3rd, 2013
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by Dr Datti Ahmad (Text of a Press Conference by the Supreme Council For Sharia in Nigeria: No More Pretensions, the Nigerian State is waging a war on Islam and Muslims) Gentlemen of the Press, I welcome you all to this Press Conference on a very important and weighty issue on the serious concerns of...
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Aug 17th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Clashes between soldiers and members of Islamist sect Boko Haram have killed 18 people in northeast Nigeria, a military source and officials said on Saturday. Boko Haram, which wants to impose Islamic law in Nigeria’s north, and other spin-off Islamist groups have become the b...
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Aug 12th, 2013
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Boko Haram members | credits: File copy A Non-Governmental Organisation, catering for the need of widows, the Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation, has put the number of widows in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, at over 10,000 following the violence perpetrated by the Boko Haram Islamic sect. The C...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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by Taiwo Adisa, Nigeria Tribune Group Politics Editor, Taiwo Adisa, analyses the recent offer by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, to dialogue with the Federal Government and its implications. ON Thursday November 1, the nation was treated to some sort of good news by the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram...
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Jul 1st, 2012
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by Aminu Sani Without doubt there is Boko Haram which aims to establish, according to them, a just social system of governance as they understand it, which path to its establishment is strewn with violence and there is a “Boko Haram” which uses the violence of the authentic sect as a cover for its ow...
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Mar 8th, 2012
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Gombe – Police say gunmen have attacked three banks and a police station in Nigeria’s northeast, killing four policemen. Gombe state deputy police chief Kabir Muhammad said on Thursday that the attacks occurred in a town about 140km from the state capital. A nurse who asked for anonymity ...
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Jan 9th, 2012
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Nigeria’s Intersociety Speaks On The Horrible State Of Affairs In Nigeria: With 215 Nigerians Killed Unlawfully In Two Weeks, In Addition To 54.000 Killed Since 1999: Nigeria Is Close To Rwandan Genocide & Somali Balkanization Except Doctrine Of Necessity Intervenes To Quench The Continued Killin...
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Oct 17th, 2011
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A bomb explosion killed at least three people on Sunday at a police base in northern Nigeria, authorities said, a region plagued by attacks by a radical Islamist sect. Vehicles were set ablaze and several wounded were rushed to hospital when the bomb tore through the 34th Mobile Police Force Squadron...
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Jul 3rd, 2011
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Two senior officials in northern Nigerian have offered public apologies to an extremist sect for any rights violations suffered during military crackdown on its armed uprising in 2009. Bauchi state governor Isa Yuguda and the ex-governor of neighbouring Gombe state Danjuma Goje, made their apologies ...