Britain’s First Ever Gay Muslim Wedding Takes Place

A gay man from the West Midlands has become the first Muslim to wed in a same-sex marriage. Jahed Choudhury, 24, grew up feeling ostracised by the Muslim community because he was gay and was even sent on a religious pilgrimage to change his sexual orientation. Two years ago, following …

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Wearing Hijab Makes It Easy For Me To Rob -Suspect

A middle-aged man, Ibrahim Shaibu of Tudun Nasira in Minna, the Niger State capital, has admitted to disguising himself in hijab to dispossess people of their money and phones. Shaibu was arrested by the police last week for allegedly snatching mobile phones and other valuables from some residents. It was …

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Osinbajo Approves 19 New National Industrial Court Judges

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, today, approved the appointment of 19 new Judges for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, NIC. Appointment of the new NIC Judges was based on recommendation of the National Judicial Council, NJC. According to a statement by the Director of Information at the …

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ISIS ‘Finally Admits Its Leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi Is Dead’

The Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) has confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, media reported Tuesday, citing an ISIS statement. According to the Al Sumaria News broadcaster, Al-Baghdadi is dead and his successor will be named soon.   On June 16, the Russian Defence Ministry said Al-Baghdadi …

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Patience Jonathan Accuses EFCC Of Trying To Assassinate Her

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of hiring assassins to kill her. The ex-First Lady made the allegations in a letter written to the House of Representatives on Monday. According to Mrs. Jonathan, she had survived two assassination attempts on her life, …

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Nigerian Jailed For Almost $1m Fraud In US

When Delta Airlines international flight 9348 landed in November 2016 in New York, federal agents were waiting at the gate to arrest a Nigerian man accused of bilking East Texans and others out of nearly $1 million. Fawaz Olarenwaju Animasaun, 27, is one of two people named in a federal …

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Donald Trump’s State Visit To Britain ‘Cancelled’

Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK is now expected to take place next year. The prospect of the US president coming to Britain with full pomp and ceremony this Autumn has been abandoned, senior Government sources have told MailOnline. However, there is still a chance that Mr Trump could …

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Man Stabs Co-Tenant For Advising Him To Stop Smoking Hemp

29-year-old trader, Ndubuisi Oni, who allegedly stabbed a co-tenant, one Joseph George, with a broken bottle on the stomach, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Oni, a resident of Oke-Odo area of Ikeja, is standing trial on a charge of grievous harm. The prosecutor, Sgt. …

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Supreme Court Affirms Godwin Obaseki As Gov Of Edo State

The Supreme Court today Monday affirmed Godwin Obaseki as the governor of Edo State. The appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the last governorship poll in the state, Ize-Iyamu challenging the election of Obaseki for lacking in merit was dismissed by the court and the court …

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God Needs Dollars- Ugandan Cleric

The Anglican chaplain for Uganda’s parliament has been advising Christians who give their regular offering in shillings (their local currency) to use dollars and pounds as well, Daily Monitor newspaper claims. Rev Canon Christine Shimanya said this during a sermon at Namugongo Martyrs Church, just outside the capital, Kampala, on …

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Nigerian Footballers Down With Food Poisoning (Photos)

The  Nigeria Professional Football League clash between Remo Stars and Ifeanyi Ubah  has been called off. Players of the Sky Blue Stars were struck by food poisoning prior to the top-flight match against the Anambra Warriors with 13 players hospitalised. Confirming the incident, team’s secretary, Michael Onikute said the affected …

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