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POLYGYNY, IS IT ABOUT OPPRESSING WOMEN? By Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

When we consider some situations, we will be aware that those who engage in and enjoin polygyny are not stupid neither are they foolish.Not to waste much lines, let me make this point. We ave read about so many wars in history, for example, the WW1 and WWII, many soldiers partook in this war and…
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February 24, 2018 0

Survive or die together’: More than 400 killed in Eastern Ghouta

A young girl receives treatment at a makeshift hospital following regime bombardments in Eastern Ghouta region [Amer Almohibany/AFP] More than 400 people have been killed in Eastern Ghouta, a monitoring group said, as the Syrian government forces backed by Russian warplanes continued their aerial bombardment of the rebel-held area. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said…
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February 24, 2018 0

Confusion over missing Nigerian girls, parents demand answers

Parents express grief and disappointment after the government retracts a statement that some girls were rescued.  Families of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have expressed grief and disappointment after the authorities retracted a statement that some of the missing girls had been rescued by the military. Police said on Wednesday that 111 girls from the government Girls Science…
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February 24, 2018 0

UN: Food aid to Palestinian and refugees will end soon

UNRWA is missing millions of dollars from its budget after the US cut funding to the agency. Now, it cannot guarantee food distribution for the rest of the year.   The head of the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees in Gaza warns that it cannot guarantee food distribution beyond the end of June. The agency is blaming major…
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February 23, 2018 0

The Muslim Community Deserves Some Respect By Eseoghene Al-Faruq Ohwojeheri

Let’s say the truth, the Muslim community deserves some respect! Some weeks back I posted about a friend of mine that needed 80,000 naira for her medical expenses, before evening the next day she received rain of alert amounting to over 100,000. Matter of fact as the alert kept coming in she was just crying.…
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February 19, 2018 0

I’ll be Muslim too’: Fans embrace Liverpool’s Mo Salah

Liverpool Football Club fans have embraced Mohamed Salah, an Egyptian player, with a new chant that celebrates the 25-year-old forward’s faith. “Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah, Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah, if he’s good enough for you, he’s good enough for me, if he scores another few, then I’ll be Muslim too,” fans have been filmed chanting from the stadiums to…
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February 16, 2018 0

Law school/Hijab saga, The conclusion

Soliloquizing over Nigerian Law School’s Needless and Lawless Hijab Ban By Rasheed Abubakar   Why should the use of the Hijab be an issue in any sane society? Why should a mere head covering become a hitch factor in Nigeria, a country that has always claimed to have regard for citizens’ fundamental human rights as…
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February 16, 2018 0

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president

Ramaphosa was sworn in at the parliament in Cape Town [Rodger Bosch/Reuters] Cyril Ramaphosa, head of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), has been sworn in as South Africa’s president, fewer than 24 hours after the resignation of embattled ex-leader Jacob Zuma. “I will try very hard not to disappoint the people of South Africa,” Ramaphosa…
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February 16, 2018 0

Florida shooting: Nikolas Cruz held on 17 murder counts… Why not Terrorism?

Police in the US state of Florida has charged a 19-year-old suspected of shooting students and adults at his former school with 17 counts of premeditated murder. The man, identified as Nikolas Cruz, was accused on Thursday of opening fire the previous day at a high school in the town of Parkland, in one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern…
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February 16, 2018 0

Florida high school shooting: What we know so far

  At least 17 people have been killed in a shooting at a high school in southeastern Florida. Police say a gunman opened fire shortly before the school day ended on Wednesday. The suspected attacker has been taken into custody and charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. At least five people have life-threatening injuries. Here’s what we know…
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