Reno Omokri, has reacted to claims of Muslim youths looking for Christian youths in Sokoto State.

Former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has reacted to claims of Muslim youths looking for Christian youths in Sokoto State.

Omokri said the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah dismissed such a claim during a conversation they had.

He disclosed that Bishop Kukah described claims of Muslim youths going house to house looking for Christian youths as false.

In a tweet, the former Presidential aide stressed that some people were determined to disintegrate Nigeria.I spoke with Bishop Kukah and several other Christian clerics in Sokoto.

I spoke with Bishop Kukah and several other Christian clerics in Sokoto.

The information that Muslim youths are going house to house in Sokoto, looking for Christians to kill is false.

Some people have an agenda: the disintegration of Nigeria at any cost.

Homepage news channel reports that there have been tension in many parts of the country, especially in the Northern region, following the murder of the Christian student, Deborah Samuel, who was burnt alive over alleged insult on Prophet Muhammed.

Recall that pandemonium broke out in some parts of Sokoto State on Saturday following protest by Muslim men against the arrest of alleged killers of Deborah.

Some churches, shops and other properties belonging to Christians were destroyed, as protesters demanded the immediate release of the suspects.

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Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo condemn the terrible and barberic murder of Deborah.

Nigeria Christian group (PFN) warns against Muslim-Muslim ticket says it’s Christians turn.

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has warned against a Muslim-Muslim ticket ahead of the 2023 presidential election.

The National President of PFN, Mr. Wale Oke, said Christians would vote against any political party that fielded a Muslim-Muslim ticket in 2023.

Speaking at the 30th anniversary of the PFN establishment in Osun State on Saturday, Oke said President Muhammadu Buhari should hand over to a Christian in 2023.

He stressed that it would be unfair for Buhari to hand over to another Muslim.

A statement by Osun PFN Director of Media, Bishop Seun Adeoye, quoted Oke as saying, The Church in Nigeria is saying no to a Muslim-Muslim ticket. We are going to mobilise the church against such a political party.

PFN has 65 million people and we will vote against such a party.

Obasanjo handed over to Yar’adua, Yar’adua to Jonathan, and Jonathan to Buhari and who else should Buhari hand over to, but a Christian.

Oke also urged PFN members to collect their Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVC.

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Northern Governors forum plead to Christians and Nigerians to remain calm following the grusome murder of a Christian student.

The Northern Governors’ Forum has called on Christians and Nigerians to remain calm following the killing of a female student, Miss Deborah Samuel of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, for alleged blasphemy.

Dr Makut Macham, the spokesman to Governor Simon Bako Lalong, chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State, in a statement, stated that the governors were concerned about the development, saying that it is clearly an extra-judicial measure of addressing perceived infraction.

According to the statement, The Northern governors appeal for calm following reports of the hijack of a peaceful protest which later turned violent and led to the imposition of a curfew in Sokoto metropolis.

The statement explained that the governors stressed that any attempt to adopt self-help in addressing grievances whether religious or otherwise could lead to further chaos in the country.

According to the statement, the Forum appealed that security agencies be allowed to thoroughly investigate the matter while commiserating with the victim’s family.

The Forum commended Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State for the proactive measures he adopted to restore normalcy in the State.

The statement assured Governor Tambuwal of the governors’ solidarity and prayers in dealing with the matter, assuring that they would ensure the adoption of necessary measures to forestall recurrence in any part of the region and the nation at large.

The governors emphasised the need for people from northern Nigeria and Nigerians to show love, tolerance and respect for one another irrespective of faith, ethnicity or other affiliations for overall peaceful coexistence.

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The Kaduna state government ban religious protest.

The Kaduna State Government on Saturday banned any form of religious protest, just as it warned that any violator will be prosecuted.

This warning was handed down by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State in a statement he issued on Saturday

According to him, the prohibition becomes imperative in view of moves by some unpatriotic elements to organize series of for-and-against protests related to a security development in one of the Northern Nigerian States.

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The Sokoto Diocese of the Catholic Church headed by Bishop Matthew Kukah set ablaze by rampaging youths.

Rampaging thugs have destroyed the Sokoto Diocese of the Catholic Church headed by Bishop Matthew Kukah.

St Bakhita, which serves as the secretariat of the diocese, was set alight amid demonstrations for the release of Deborah Samuel’s murder suspects, according to pictures and videos shared online.

The videos geolocated by Peoples Gazette showed that the church along Aliyu Jodi Road was the same building claimed to have been burnt by rampaging thugs.

It was unclear if the church was targeted for arson because of Mr Kukah’s statement condemning Ms Samuel’s gruesome murder or if it was a random hit by the thugs.

When contacted by The Gazette, Mr Kukah said he was on his way out of Sokoto. The windy background on the bishop’s end of the call confirmed he was indeed on the move.

The Gazette could not independently verify if the respected religious leader was being smuggled out of the state for his safety at the time of filing this report.


A spokesman for the police in Sokoto did not immediately comment on the destruction of St Bakhita. The police fired teargas to disperse protesters from breaking into the church earlier in the day, but the attackers regrouped after the police vans left the neighbourhood, witnesses said.

Meanwhile, Governor Aminu Tambuwal has imposed a curfew over Sokoto to curb further spread of violence amid a mob rampage for the release of Ms Samuel’s murder suspects.

Ms Samuel, a 200-level home economics student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, was killed at about 9:00 a.m. Thursday for allegedly criticising Prophet Muhammad.

Her killing has sparked nationwide outrage, with political and religious leaders demanding urgent arrest and prosecution of all suspects.

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Russian warship suffers heavy blow according to report.

21 Russian soldiers on trial for killing of civilians in Ukraine.