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“Shekau can be President someday” – Nigerians outraged as presidency defends Isa Pantami

The presidency on Thursday released a statement defending the embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami amid public backlash for past controversial preachings that linked him to terror groups and a letter that alleged he was part of an assassination plot. In a press statement signed by[Read More…]

“Now that Isa Pantami has renounced his extremist ideology, he should resign” – Nigerians react as Sheikh Pantami renounce support for Al-Qaeda, Taliban

Reactions continue to trail Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Ali Isa Pantami’s comment Saturday renouncing the comments he made on Al Qaeda and Taliban. The minister has been under fire over the comments which were interpreted as endorsing the extremist sects with a trending hashtag advocating for his immediate[Read More…]

Terrorism: Kenya Police Arrests Governor After Coastal Attacks

Kenyan police have arrested the governor of the coastal Lamu district in connection with three recent massacres in which over 60 people were killed, officers said Thursday as reported by Agency France-Presse. Governor Issa Timamy was arrested late Wednesday in connection with killings last week over two consecutive nights in the[Read More…]