Between the Nigerian State, Shittes and the Sunnis

[Guardian] The Sunni-dominated Northern political and clerical establishment is using the machinery of the Nigeria State to wage war against their co-religionists and rival, the Shia Muslims, whose organisational umbrella, the Islamic movement of Niger…

[Guardian] The Sunni-dominated Northern political and clerical establishment is using the machinery of the Nigeria State to wage war against their co-religionists and rival, the Shia Muslims, whose organisational umbrella, the Islamic movement of Nigeria (IMN) is currently under siege. The latest heavy-handed and ruthless measure, against the Shia Muslims or Shittes as they are referred in the popular media is the police massacre of their members in Kano, who were doing a peaceful trek in one of their religious ritua

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‘Safety Act Violators Will Be Prosecuted’

[Guardian] The Lagos State government said it will no longer spare proprietors of event and other social centres that failed to put in place safety equipments and conform with safety requirements, as they would henceforth face criminal charges in the l…

[Guardian] The Lagos State government said it will no longer spare proprietors of event and other social centres that failed to put in place safety equipments and conform with safety requirements, as they would henceforth face criminal charges in the law courts.

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Niu Apprehends Dealer in Bayview

[SAPS] On Friday, 18 November 2016, at about 22:30, members of the National Intervention Unit apprehended a drug dealer with drugs to the value of R4000. The NIU received information from a reliable source that the suspect is a drug dealer, dealing in …

[SAPS] On Friday, 18 November 2016, at about 22:30, members of the National Intervention Unit apprehended a drug dealer with drugs to the value of R4000. The NIU received information from a reliable source that the suspect is a drug dealer, dealing in dagga and heroin capsules. The suspect was travelling along Summer Field Road in Bayview, when he was tackled by members of the NIU. The suspect's vehicle was searched, and the suspect was found in possession of 99 sloops of dagga and 124 heroin capsules. The dealer

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Rhodes Park Accused’s Confession Confirms Rape, Murder

[News24Wire] One of the Rhodes Park accused said in his confession that they raped and robbed two couples and killed the men in Kensington in 2015, the High Court in Palm Ridge heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] One of the Rhodes Park accused said in his confession that they raped and robbed two couples and killed the men in Kensington in 2015, the High Court in Palm Ridge heard on Tuesday.

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Super Falcons Prepare for Ghana Clash

[Guardian] After demolishing Mali 6-0 in their first group match at the on-going African Women Nations Cup in Cameroun on Sunday, players and officials of the Super Falcons yesterday commenced preparation for the clash with their West African rivals, B…

[Guardian] After demolishing Mali 6-0 in their first group match at the on-going African Women Nations Cup in Cameroun on Sunday, players and officials of the Super Falcons yesterday commenced preparation for the clash with their West African rivals, Black Queens of Ghana. The match will hold tomorrow at the hilltop Omisports Stadium in Limbe.

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MEC Helen Sauls – August Launches Ward War Room in Centane Village to Accelerate Delivery, 24 Nov

[SA Govt] In an effort to deliver integrated government services and ensure maximum community participation on development programs in the Eastern Cape, Human Settlements Ms Helen Sauls- August will launch a ward war room in Centane on Thursday, 24 Nov…

[SA Govt] In an effort to deliver integrated government services and ensure maximum community participation on development programs in the Eastern Cape, Human Settlements Ms Helen Sauls- August will launch a ward war room in Centane on Thursday, 24 November 2016.

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