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What Will Happen To Nigeria If Boko Haram’s Islamic Caliphate Succeeds

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A recent report by News Corp Australia Network has given insight into what could happen if Boko Haram wins the war it had declared on Nigeria’s north.

The Islamist sect had announced the takeover of some towns in the region and had declared an Islamic caliphate, in the same manner as the Islamic State’s declaration of a caliphate. It is however unclear if Boko Hararam had pledged allegiance to Islamic State’s caliphate.

The situation in the areas now ruled by the Islamic State mirrors what awaits Nigeria if the war against Boko Haram is not won.

According to the report, Islamic State had in an edict from the Islamic State banned the teaching of music, social studies, artistic drawing, sport and philosophy from all schools in the IS-controlled city of Raqqa.

The teaching of any religious studies that refer to Christianity has also been forbidden, along with any mention of Charles Darwin and natural selection. Mathematical teachings may not refer to the earning of interest or be used to explain the electoral process and democracy.

The “General Statement to all Education and Teaching Institutions”, posted on Twitter, came into force four days ago and signifies that the creation of the new caliphate under Sharia Law is well underway.

Supposedly happy school-age children supporting IS feature on hardline Twitter terror feeds emerging from the northern Syrian city, which fell to IS in January, along with the routine scenes of corpses and carnage.

Gender segregation and the requirement that schoolgirls to wear the hijab once they enter grade six are already obligatory, but the new rules indicate that Raqqa has begun formally organising its Sharia governance.

The edict requires that schools abolish the words “homeland” or “Syria” and replace them with “The Islamic State” or “the land of the Muslims” or “the province of ash-Sham”.

Schools must remove “all photos that do not concord with Islamic Sharia”, abolish the name “Syrian Arab Republic” and replace it with “Islamic State”.

The Syrian national song is to be removed “wherever it is found” and will not be replaced with an IS song, given music is “definitively abolished from teaching programs”.

There must be “no teaching of nationalist doctrine” and instead a “commitment to Islam and its people and no affiliation with idolatry and its people”.

Further in the edict, “Abolition from the sciences of anything connected with the Darwin theory, natural selection and not attributing all creation to God Almighty and Exalted is He.”

“The teacher is to make the students aware that all the laws of physics and chemistry are from God’s laws in creation.”

The rules state that the Syrian government’s Education Ministry no longer exists and has been replaced with the IS Ministry of Education and Teaching.

Teachers have been told to “patch up gaps in knowledge of the grammar of Arabic” but in doing so must ensure that any examples they teach “do not contradict the Islamic Sharia and politics of the Islamic State”.

Those subjects that have been outlawed will be “replaced by subjects added in compensation by the directorate of programs in the Islamic State”.

It does not specify what the new subjects will be, but it appears schoolchildren will be forced to focus entirely on religious studies and language.

“This general statement is considered compulsory and all who disagree must be held accountable,” says the edict.

With the approach taken by the two organisation seeming to show great similarities, Nigeria will do well to root out terrorism by Islamic sect Boko Haram before it becomes too late.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.

The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga federal constituency was, however, given an option of fine.

Also Read: North Is The Worst Place To Live In Nigeria -Sultan of Sokoto

Recall that on November 10 that a magistrate court found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.

The magistrate had, however, set a different date for sentencing of the lawmaker after his lawyer pleaded for leniency.

Mr Mela swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country whereas he has a British passport.

 

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