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Pope Francis Gives Bishop Kukah New Appointment

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah has been honoured with a new appointment by Pope Francis. The head of the Catholic church appointed Kukah as a member of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Human Integral Development. This is contained in a statement signed by Director, Social communications, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Reverend Father Christopher Omotosho, in Sokoto on Monday evening. The statement said the appointment was contained in a letter to Bishop Kukah dated 11th December, 2020, and signed by Peter Cardinal Turkson,…

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“Wounds Of The Civil War Have Not Been Healed” – Bishop Kukah Continues His Truth to Power Sermon

Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah The government of President Muhammadu Buhari has been accused of failing in almost all sectors by the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah. Kukah spoke again on Thursday. He said that the wounds of the civil war have not been healed. Kukah disclosed this at a zoom meeting organized by Dele Momodu of the Ovation Magazine and Mazi Ezeoke. Speaking on the theme: The Second never again conference: 51 years after Nigerian-Biafran Civil war, the outspoken Bishop, advised Nigerians to compile a…

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“We Will Reciprocate Any Attack That Puts Kukah In Harms Way”- Southern Kaduna Youths Warns

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah Following the controversy caused by the Christmas message of Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, the youth wing of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has vowed to reciprocate any form of attack targeted at the bishop while calling for the arrest of Prof. Isa Muhammad Maishanu. The group made this known while reacting to the statement issued by the Muslim Solidarity Forum asking Kukah to tender an unreserved apology to the entire Muslim Ummah or leave Sokoto over his 2020 Christmas day message. According…

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Nigerian rapper sentenced to jail for rape in the UK

Nigerian rapper, Olawale Hassan also known as Goldie 1 has been jailed for more than 10 years in the United Kingdom for raping a woman. According to BirminghamMail, he made advances to the woman at a venue in Southend in February 2017. The 34-year-old said he would get her home safely but instead drove her to a car park where he overpowered her and ignored her requests for him to stop. Det Con Victoria De’ath, of the force, praised the woman, in her 20s, for her “courage” in reporting the…

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Teachers in Minna defile underage students in school

Two Islamiyya teachers identified as Hassan Bilyaminu, 25, and Abdullahi Bilyaminu, 23, have been paraded by Niger State Police Command, for allegedly raping four female students in their school in Maitumbi, Minna. According to the Police, the girls, aged between 6 and 11 years were usually called from the study ground while in school to suspects’ room for the sexual act. Parading the suspects, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP. Wasiu Abiodun, said the suspects would be charged for sexual assault on their victims. He revealed that during…

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