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  1. Samguine

    Mosque bomb attack kills 20 in Nigeria – BBC News

    At least 24 people are reported to have been killed in suicide bomb blasts in the north-east Nigerian town of Mubi. The explosions happened in and around a mosque as Muslims were preparing for afternoon prayers. Police in Adamawa state said they suspect..... Read more via BBC News –...
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    Woman arraigned for alleged stealing of child from mosque – Daily Post Nigeria

    An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday arraigned a 38- year-old trader, Juliet Ajagun over attempt to steal a child from a Mosque. The defendant, a resident at No. 20, Abuke St., Ijegun, suburb of Lagos, is facing two-count charge of stealing and causing breach of peace. … via...
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    Metro Top 5 Most Beautiful Mosques In Nigeria

    National Mosque Abuja The Abuja National Mosque, also known as the Nigerian Nationa Mosque, is the national mosque of Nigeria. The mosque was built in 1984 and is open to the non-Muslim public, except during congregational prayers. Ilorin Central Mosque The new ultra-modern Juma’at Central...
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    Metro Nigeria: Female Suicide Bombers Hit Maiduguri Mosque, 22 Worshipers Killed

    Nigerian rescue officials say two female bombers have killed at least 22 worshippers in an attack on a mosque, Aljazeera report. Abdul Mohammed of the State Emergency Management Agency told The Associated Press news agency that another 17 people were wounded in the explosions early on...
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    World 2 Sunni Mosques Bombed in Iraq, Muezzin Shot Dead

    Explosions have rocked two Sunni mosques in central Iraq Monday, amid fears of renewed sectarian strife following Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shiite cleric, police and medics said. Groups of men wearing military uniforms detonated explosives at two Sunni mosques overnight in the...
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    World Explosion Hits Mosque in Ethiopia's Capital

    A grenade blast hit a mosque in a busy district of Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, wounding more than a dozen people, government spokesman Getachew Reda said. Authorities are unsure who is behind the attack at the Grand Anwar Mosque but are investigating, Information Minister Getachew Reda...
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    Metro Lagos Shuts 53 Churches, Mosques and Hotels For Constituting Nuisance

    The Lagos State Government has shut down no fewer than 53 churches, mosques and hotels across the state over noise pollution and other environmental offences. Some of the sealed worship centres were accused of converting residential apartments to places of worship, which according to the...
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    Metro Bomb Blast Hits Katsina Mosque, As Police Arrest Suspected Bomber

    Bomb explosion rocked a mosque at Yartabki village near the headquarters of Funtua local government in Katsina state, on Tuesday. Aminu Sadiq, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, confirmed the incident to NAN, but said no one was injured, and that “severe damage” was not done to...
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