• Blasphemy killing:‎ Ohanaeze threatens to shut down Kano over release of suspects

    Blasphemy killing:‎ Ohanaeze threatens to shut down Kano over release of suspects

    Following the discharge of suspected killers of an Igbo woman, Mrs. Bridget Aghahime by a Magistrate court in Kano, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth council worldwide, has threatened to shut down the city of Kano if justice was not allowed to take its full course.

    Friday, 11th November has already been fixed for all round protest in kano over the judgment.

    Ohanaeze insisted that a magistrate court which has no jurisdiction over the trial of murder cases cannot order the release of the […]

  • Blasphemy Killing: Kano court frees all suspects

    Blasphemy Killing: Kano court frees all suspects

    A Kano Magistrates’ Court on Thursday discharged all the five suspects, who allegedly killed a trader, Mrs. Bridget Agbahime, in Kano on June 2 over allegations of blasphemy.

    The suspects, Dauda Ahmed, Abdulmumeen Mustafa, Zubairu Abubakar, Abdullahi Abubakar and Musa Abdullahi were slammed with a four counts of inciting disturbance, culpable homicide, joint act and mischief.

    Agbahime, 74, an Imo indigene, was murdered in Kofar Wambai Market in Kano over alleged blasphemy.

    The Chief Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, discharged the five suspects and terminated […]

  • MURIC Condemns Kano Blasphemy Killing

    MURIC Condemns Kano Blasphemy Killing

    The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the killing of Mrs Brigdet Agbawe by a mob in Kano over a religious argument.

    The group condemned the killing in a statement issued on Sunday in Ibadan by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, made available to newsmen.

    The statement quoted Akintola as saying “the beheading of a Christian woman by a mob in Wambai market, Kano, is barbaric and unIslamic.

    “Islam frowns at any mob action, as there are laid down procedures for apprehending anyone […]