Blasphemy and the rising jungle justiceBy Carl Umegboro

June 8, 2022 Blueprint 0

The gruesome murder of Deborah Samuel, a Christian and student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto by a mob of Islamic extremists on May 12 is one of the most atrocious incidents in recent time. The promising young lady was ambushed, mob-beaten, and stoned to death. Still unsatisfied, the heartless mobs assembled tyres and set her ablaze in Read More

Issues around blasphemy and way forward

May 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

To achieve the relative peace we crave we have to respect each other’s religion and be wary of using nasty words on our “sacred belongings.” However, I wholeheartedly condemn jungle justice, lynching people, and people taking laws into their hands. That is unIslamic. Islam is an organised religion. We should follow due process when it comes to issues that require Read More

Bala visits scene of religious crisis in Warji over blasphemy

May 21, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, Saturday visited the scene of religious crisis in Warji Local Government Area of the state over blasphemy allegation where he expressed his sadness over the incident. Addressing people of Warji both Christians and Muslims, Governor Bala emphasized the need for peaceful coexistence among the people of the area regardless of their religious differences for the Read More

Breaking: Popular pastor grants Deborah’s siblings scholarship, promises to relocate parents

May 16, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The General Overseer of Omega Power Ministry, Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, has announced his readiness to grant all the siblings of the Deborah Samuel Yakubu scholarship to study abroad. The Port Harcourt-based clergy also promised to relocate Deborah’s parents from Jos to Port Harcourt. He made this known on Monday in a post via the Church’s official Facebook handle. The post Read More

Breaking: Tambuwal declares 24-hour curfew in Sokoto as protests go wild

May 14, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, on Saturday afternoon, declared 24 hours curfew across the state after protest by the youths against the arrest of suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Deborah Yakubu Samuel, resulted to violence. This was announced via the official Facebook handle of the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the Governor, Muhammad Ahmad Bello. Protests Read More