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Protests erupt in Nigerian city after blasphemy killing

A Christian student accused of blasphemy was killed by a mob of Muslim students in Sokoto. Protesters took to the streets, demanding the release of the suspects. Sokoto state governor has ordered a 24-hour curfew A curfew has been declared in the Nigerian state of Sokoto following mass protests demanding the release of suspects in the brutal killing of a Christian student accused of blasphemy.

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Protests erupt in Nigerian city after blasphemy killing

Couple Bring A Taste Of Africa To Basingstoke

THE latest eatery to arrive in town is going to focus on Nigerian cuisine. Launched by Basingstoke residents Carlee Smith and her fiancé Ezekiel Osundina, the couple are hoping to bring a new set of flavours and recipes to the town. Carlee explained: “ Ezekiel is the chef for the restaurant and I manage the front of house.

basingstokeobserver.co.uk ,  2 days ago 2
Couple Bring A Taste Of Africa To Basingstoke

Christian female student is stoned, beaten to death and set on fire by mob at Nigeria school for 'posting blasphemous statement against Prophet Muhammad'

Nigerian student posted voice note complaining about religious 'nonsense' Deborah Yakubu was annoyed by her class Whatsapp group being hijacked A mob formed to punish her for her 'blasphemy' against Prophet Muhammed She was beaten and stoned to death and her body burned afterwards Two arrests have been made over the violence that has shocked Nigeria

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Christian female student is stoned, beaten to death and set on fire by mob at Nigeria school for 'posting blasphemous statement against Prophet Muhammad'

Displaced farmers in Nigeria feel too afraid to return home

In West Africa Islamist insurgencies forced millions of people off their land. Many of them found safety in camps where NGOs provided food. But the Nigerian government wants that aid being stopped now and urges the internally displaced to return home.

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Displaced farmers in Nigeria feel too afraid to return home

Former bank employee took £900,000 out of accounts

A former bank employee has been jailed after fraudulently transferring almost £900,000 of customers’ accounts. Hamzah Issak pleaded guilty to one count of fraud by abuse of position and three counts under the Computer Misuse Act at Leicester Crown Court in July last year. The 30-year-old of Apollo Court, Leicester was sentenced to five years and six months in prison at the same court on Friday (13 May).

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Former bank employee took £900,000 out of accounts

Muslim youths riot and demand police release two suspects arrested after Christian student was stoned to death and her body torched in Nigeria after being accused of blasphemy against Prophet Mohammad

Muslims youths rioted after two were arrested for the killing of Deborah Samuel The student had posted a voice note complaining about religious 'nonsense' Deborah was annoyed by her class Whatsapp group being hijacked by fanatics A mob formed to punish her for her 'blasphemy' against Prophet Muhammed She was beaten and stoned to death and her body burned afterwards

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Muslim youths riot and demand police release two suspects arrested after Christian student was stoned to death and her body torched in Nigeria after being accused of blasphemy against Prophet Mohammad

Kamaru Usman explains why he always adopts the mindset of a 'challenger'

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has explained why he sees himself as the challenger when he competes. Throughout the course of the last few years there has been one man standing head and shoulders above the rest at 170 pounds – and his name is Kamaru Usman. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is quite easily one of the most dominant fighters in all of mixed martial arts and after successfully defending his title five times, you could make the argument that he’s beginning to contend for ‘welterweight GOAT’ status alongside Georges St-Pierre.

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Kamaru Usman explains why he always adopts the mindset of a 'challenger'

Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers resign to run in next year's election

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) -Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers, including the junior petroleum minister, have resigned to run in next year's election, the information minister said on Friday, with the president pledging to replace them to keep government running. On Thursday, the government asked all ministers, ambassadors, agency heads and other political appointees including the central bank governor to resign on or by May 16 if they decide to join the 2023 election race.

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Ten Nigerian cabinet ministers resign to run in next year's election

AfricaLink on Air — 13 May 2022

Human rights bodies, as well as international governments, condemn the killing of a Nigerian student over accusations of blasphemy +++ At least 10 Nigerian cabinet ministers resign +++Somalia will hold a long-awaited presidential election on Sunday, ending months of delays +++ Sierra Leone hawkers increase noise pollution +++Sports

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AfricaLink on Air — 13 May 2022

Listen To Obongjayar’s Debut Album ‘Some Nights I Dream Of Doors’

London-based Nigerian artist Obongjayar has gifted us with his debut album titled Some Nights I Dream Of Doors. Obongjayar garnered a lot of attention in 2021 after appearing on Pa Salieu’s “Style & Fashion” and Little Simz’s “Point & Kill” but his talents as a solo artist shine through on his first ever LP.

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Listen To Obongjayar’s Debut Album ‘Some Nights I Dream Of Doors’

18.5 Million Nigerian Children Are Out of School, UNICEFSays

Kano , Nigeria - About 18.5 million children, the majority of whom are girls, do not have access to education in Nigeria, a figure up sharply compared with 2021, the U.N children's fund says. Last year, UNICEF estimated that 10.5 million children were out of school in Africa's most populous country.

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18.5 Million Nigerian Children Are Out of School, UNICEFSays

Preview: Porto vs. Estoril Praia - prediction, team news, lineups

Porto take to the pitch for the first time as newly-crowned Primeira Liga champions when they play host to Estoril Praia at the Estadio do Dragao on Saturday. The visitors, meanwhile, head into the game fresh off the back of ending their six-game winless run and will look to pick up successive league wins for just the second time this season.

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Preview: Porto vs. Estoril Praia - prediction, team news, lineups

Ipob: Nigerian 'media warriors' call for killings on social media over Biafra

A network of Nigerian separatists based outside the country is using social media to call for violence and incite ethnic hatred against opponents of Biafran independence, a BBC investigation has found. Warning: This article contains graphic descriptions of violence In a Facebook live broadcast to her more than 40,000 followers, Efe Uwanogho, also known as Omote Biafra, shouts hate speech directly into the camera.

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Ipob: Nigerian 'media warriors' call for killings on social media over Biafra

The 'media warriors' calling for death on Facebook

A network of Nigerian separatists based outside the country is using social media to call for violence and incite ethnic hatred against opponents of Biafran independence, a BBC investigation has found. Warning: This article contains graphic descriptions of violence In a Facebook live broadcast to her more than 40,000 followers, Efe Uwanogho, also known as Omote Biafra, shouts hate speech directly into the camera.

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The 'media warriors' calling for death on Facebook

Basketball star accused of third world jibe to Nigerian rivals

Liz Cambage allegedly insulted the Nigerian team during a game with Australia Controversial basketball player Liz Cambage has been accused of verbally abusing members of the Nigerian national team by her former captain for Australia. Jenna O'Hea captained Team Australia at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, during the build-up to which Cambage had complained that there were too many white players in the Australian Olympic team photo while threatening to boycott the athletics spectacle.

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Basketball star accused of third world jibe to Nigerian rivals

Kwem: Nigerian forward causes Chippa United to be suspended by Fifa

The South African side were taken to the Zurich-based body after they failed to pay the player’s sign-on fee Fifa has slapped a transfer ban on Premier Soccer League side Chippa United for failure to pay Augustine Kwem’s sign-on fee. Kwem, 24, took the Cilli Boys to the world-governing body over failure to settle his R200, 000 signing-on fee.

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Kwem: Nigerian forward causes Chippa United to be suspended by Fifa

Adekunle Gold & Ty Dolla $ign Link Up In Colourful Video For “One Woman”

Adekunle Gold has drafted in Ty Dolla $ign to release their collaboration, “One Woman”. The Nigerian singer-songwriter teams up with U.S superstar Ty Dolla $ign to deliver a wavey summer banger. Adekunle Gold starts off the track with smooth vocals on his verse and the catchy chorus, before Ty Dolla $ign gives us soothing melodies; both complimenting each other perfectly.

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Adekunle Gold & Ty Dolla $ign Link Up In Colourful Video For “One Woman”

Basingstoke couple opening new Nigerian restaurant in Festival Place

Nigerian restaurant Afrizi opening in Festival Place A COUPLE from Basingstoke are opening a new Nigerian restaurant in Festival Place in a former hairdressing salon. Carlee Smith and her fiancé Ezekiel Osundina have spent the last three months refitting the unit just outside the shopping centre, which has been empty for several years following the closure of Crues hair salon.

basingstokegazette.co.uk ,  6 days ago 3
Basingstoke couple opening new Nigerian restaurant in Festival Place

Borna Barisic pinpoints key Calvin Bassey quality that has helped him become a Rangers star

BORNA BARISIC reckons Calvin Bassey's thirst for knowledge will ensure he fulfils his potential for Rangers in the coming years. The 22-year-old helped the champions lift the Premiership title during his first term in Scottish football after making the move from Leicester City. And his second season has seen him establish himself as a key part of Giovanni van Bronckhorst's squad at home and abroad.

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Borna Barisic pinpoints key Calvin Bassey quality that has helped him become a Rangers star