• Eight killed in Zamfara over blasphemous statement

    Eight killed in Zamfara over blasphemous statement

    No fewer than eight persons were killed on Monday in Talata-Mafara community in Zamfara State following violence that erupted over alleged blasphemy by a student of the Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara.

    The state Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, joined hundreds of people to bury the deceased, who were said to have all been killed when an angry mob set fire on the house of a man who tried to rescue the student.

    The student was alleged to have made a blasphemous statement against […]