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Sri Lanka: Death Toll Rises To 321, 500 Injured, IS Claims Attack

Sri Lanka has held its first mass funeral amid a day of mourning for the victims of Sunday’s bomb blasts. The death toll from the attacks on churches and hotels has risen to 321 with about 500 wounded, police said. A state of emergency is in effect to prevent further attacks. The Islamic State (IS) group claimed the attack on Tuesday via its news outlet. Sri Lanka’s government has blamed the blasts on local Islamist group National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ). The country’s prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, said the government believed…

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Members Protest Demolition Of LFC Church Building, Assault On Pastor In Abuja

Members of Living Faith Church in Gwagwalada Abuja are protesting what they termed as unlawful demolition of their church by officials of the Department of Development Control of the Federal Capital Development Authority (DDC-FCDA). The members said, beside the demolition of the church, located along the Specialist Hospital Road in Gwagwalada, the Resident Senior Pastor, Caleb Olubiyi was also assaulted by some policemen attached to the officials of the DDC-FCDA. The Chairman of the church’ board, Elder Samuel Olaleye, who was flanked by various placard- bearing members, told  journalists although…

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Bombs Kill Over 200 In Sri Lankan Churches, Hotels On Easter Sunday

More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago. Seven people were arrested and three police officers were killed during a security forces raid on a house in the Sri Lankan capital several hours after the attacks, many of which officials said were suicide bomb explosions. The government declared a curfew in Colombo…

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Man Stabs Catholic Priest While Preaching Live On TV

A catholic priest was stabbed in front of his horrified congregation live on television during morning mass on Friday at Canada’s biggest church in Montreal. Footage broadcast on a Catholic television station and picked up by the top-rated CTV network showed a man in jeans, parka and white baseball cap approach Claude Grou at St Joseph’s Oratory, in the full glare of 60 horrified parishioners. He is seen chasing the priest around the altar and standing menacingly over the 77-year-old as he falls to the ground, scattering candles and a…

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Nigerian Who Survived New Zealand Mosques Attack Recounts Ordeal

As the bullets tore into worshippers during Friday prayers at Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, a Nigerian, Alabi Lateef, a survivor of the massacre at Linwood Masjid, the second mosque attacked by white terrorist Brenton Tarrant, recounted his ordeals. Lateef narrated how a worshipper at the mosque seized an empty rifle discarded by Tarrant and then used it to chase him away. Lateef said he was praying with others when he heard the sound of gunfire. “Straight away I stopped my prayer, I peek through the window and…

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Supplementary Poll: Police Swoop On Buyers Of PVCs

The Kano Police Command has arrested three persons for allegedly buying permanent voter cards(PVCs), ahead of the supplementary governorship elections slated for March  23. In a statement the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said on March 12 at about 8 p.m, based on information received, 39 year-old Sa’adatu Isma’il of Brigade Quarters, Kano, and Halima Abba, 55, of Tal’udu Quarters, were arrested for purchasing PVCs from voters at Gama Quarters Nasarawa Local Government area of the state. “The suspects bought the PVC each at the sum of…

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Snr Catholic Priest, Cardinal Pell, Bags 6yrs Jail For Child Sex Abuse

…….in Australia Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s, and will be registered as a sex offender for the rest of his life. County Court of Victoria Chief Judge Peter Kidd, who handed down the sentence in a live television broadcast, said there was a real possibility that at age 77, Pell could spend the rest of his life in prison. Pell, a former top adviser to Pope Francis, is the most senior Catholic to…

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Buhari Attends Juma’at At His Village’s New 1000-Capacity Mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari attends Juma’at Prayer at the new Mosque in his village, Dumurkul, near Daura, Katsina State on 8th Mar 2019 He was received warmly by a large crowd of people gathered at the new mosque in his native village, Dumurkul near Daura, Katsina State. The doors of the Friday Prayer, Juma’at Mosque were opened to worshipers at a ceremony attended by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk, and a number of Islamic leaders in the community. The 1000-capacity mosque harbours a school and a proposed residence…

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APC May Declare Feb 23rd ‘Day Of Liberation’ In Kwara, Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that under an All Progressives Congress (APC) dispensation, Feb. 23rd of every year will be observed as the ‘Day of Liberation’ by the people of Kwara. ”I want to ask the incoming Governor of our state to, immediately he is sworn in on 29 May 2019, to declare Feb. 23rd (the date of the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections) of every year as the ‘Day of Liberation’ for Kwara State,” the Minister, who is also the APC leader…

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Tunisia Sentences Jihadists To Life For 2015 Attack On Tourists

Seven jihadists have been sentenced to life in prison in Tunisia over attacks at a museum and a beach resort in 2015. Sixty people, mostly tourists, died in the two attacks and many were wounded. Some of the many defendants received lesser sentences and 27 were acquitted. Prosecutors plan to appeal. The first attack, at the Bardo Museum in Tunis in March 2015 killed 22. Three months later, 38 tourists, most of them British, were shot dead at Port El Kantaoui, near Sousse. The so-called Islamic State group said it…

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