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Saraki’s Attackers Sinned Against God – Emir Of Ilorin

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Emir-of-Ilorin-Bukola-Sarakihe Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, on Saturday described Thursday’s disruption of Eid-el-Kabir prayer at the Ilorin Eid ground, the Kwara State capital, as an offence against God.
The emir, who is the Chairman, Kwara State Council of Chiefs, spoke when he paid the annual Eid-el-Kabir homage to the state Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, in Ilorin.
Some protesters had yesterday pelted the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and some other dignitaries including the emir, with sachet water, stones and other objects during the Sallah prayer.
The protesters had to be dispersed by security agencies, who fired tear gas canisters. The police in Kwara State also announced that eight miscreants have been arrested in connection with the incident and they would be charged to court soon.
Reacting, the emir said the attempts by the miscreants to defile the sanctity of the place of worship and deny Muslims their right of worship were condemnable and a possible invitation of the wrath of Allah, whose abode, he noted the miscreants invaded.
He further described the development as despicable and unfortunate.
Sulu-Gambari urged parents to train their children not to tarnish the good image of Ilorin Emirate and Kwara State as a peace loving and united entities.
In his response, Gov. Ahmed said despite that the September federal allocation had not been received, his administration had paid the state civil servants and facilitated loan for local government areas to offset local government workers’ salaries.

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  1. barile

    September 26, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    True talk & Saraki sinned against the people of God.

  2. Rufai

    September 26, 2015 at 10:32 pm

    mr Emir, this word supposed not to come from you pls

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

Police

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwor, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, Shekwor was abducted on Saturday night at his residence along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia.

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Confirming the incident, Police Commissioner Bola Longe said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11 pm and took him away to an unknown destination.

According to him, security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure the safe release of the APC chieftain.

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