Monday, February 6, 2023


February 6, 2023

16 Nigerian civilians killed by Burkina Faso soldiers: Ansariddeen

“I cannot also confirm the story. It is not an embassy affair,” a Burkina Faso embassy official said.

Jam’iyyatu Ansariddeen Attijaniyya of Nigeria and Burkinabe soldiers
February 5, 2023

Apostle Suleman tasks Nigerians on photo, video evidence to forestall rigging of 2023 elections

The clergyman said to protect their votes, Nigerians must take photos and record events at their polling units.

Johnson Suleman
February 4, 2023

Hajj commission distributes 2023 slots to 36 states, FCT, others

States are expected to remit payments of 50 per cent of the 2022 seats allocation to the commission before the February 10 deadline.

National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)
February 3, 2023

Sharia Court dissolves Asiya Ganduje’s 16-year-old marriage to Inuwa Uba 

The Sharia court ordered Ms Ganduje to return N50,000 paid as dowry by her husband Inuwa Uba.

Asiya Balaraba Ganduje and Husband
February 2, 2023

Ondo pastor lands in court after faking own obituary to avoid debt payment

Mr Akao said the clergyman falsely published and posted his obituary on WhatsApp after he sent a fake alert – knowing fully that he did not have such an amount in his bank account.

Court room used to illustrate the story
February 2, 2023

23-year-old union dissolved for lack of peace, Ifa worship

Ms Oyeleye ordered that both the complainant and respondent are free to do as they please, because the court could not separate what was not in existence.

February 1, 2023

Pope warns rich world against ‘choking Africa’ for its natural resources

He condemned “terrible forms of exploitation, unworthy of humanity” in Congo, where vast mineral wealth has fuelled war, displacement and hunger.

Pope in Congo
February 1, 2023

Pope Francis preaches forgiveness to end Congo conflict

The Congolese, the pope said in his homily, were suffering from “wounds that ache.”

Pope Francis
February 1, 2023

Over one million Catholics expected at Pope’s mass in Kinshasa

After the morning mass, Pope Francis in the afternoon was due to meet victims of violence brought to Kinshasa from the east of the country.

January 31, 2023

209 casualties recorded in Pakistan mosque attack, UN condemns bombing

According to reports, a militant group had claimed responsibility for the attack at the crowded mosque.

Mosque Bombing