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Hajj 2017: Two Kano State indigenes die in Saudi Arabia

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Two pilgrims from Kano State have been confirmed dead during the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia, according to the State Pilgrims Welfare Board on Thursday.

This was confirmed by the Board’s Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Nuhu Badamasi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Makkah that the deceased who were males, died in Makkah after performing their Hajj rites at the Ararat.

“The two pilgrims who lost their lives during this year’s Hajj died in Makkah after they performed the most significant Hajj rites, that is staying at the Arafat,” he said.

Badamasi said the deceased who were from Dala and Doguwa local government areas, had since been buried in Makkah in accordance with the Islamic rites.

 

On preparations for the the transportation of the state pilgrims back to Nigeria, Badamasi said the exercise would commence on Sept. 15.

He said most of the pilgrims had visited Madinah while the few that had not, were now preparing to go from Makkah.

“Almost all our pilgrims have visited Madinah with the exception of about 15 officials who are now preparing to visit the Holy city from where they will be transported back home,” the spokesman added.

NAN reports that no fewer than 5, 500 pilgrims from the state performed the Hajj.

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BREAKING NEWS: INEC Declares Osun Governorship Election Inconclusive

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The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has declared Osun State Governorship election inconclusive.


According to the Returning Officer, the number of canceled votes is higher than the margin between the two leading parties.

The Returning Officer has said there will be need for second ballot to decide winner for the election.

PDP candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke scored 254,698 votes while his APC counterpart, Gboyega Oyetola  scored 254,345 votes making the marging between them amount to 353.

The margin was, however, less than the 3,498 votes that were cancelled during the poll.

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Breaking! Ras Kimono’s Wife, Efe Is Dead

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Reggar legend Raskimono’s wife, Efe Okedi is dead, 3 months after her husband passed away.


Three months after the death of reggae veteran, Ras Kimono, his wife, Efemena Okedi, has passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

According to reports, Okedi, died in the early hours of today at her Magodo Isheri home in Lagos. The cause of her death is still unknown.

Confirming the death of Efe to Pulse Nigeria, the Project Manager of Premiere Music, Michael Odiong, said the sad incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday, September 23.

Yes, Efe Kimono is dead. She was confirmed dead today, early this morning. I can’t give out any other detail aside this for now.” Odiong told Pulse.

Reggae icon, Ras Kimono was reported dead on the 10th of June.

Kimono before his death celebrated his 60th birthday with friends and family and was supposed to travel to the United States before his demise.

 

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Lady Found Dead Inside Redeem Church In Kaduna (See Graphic Photos)

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A Nigerian lady was found dead inside Redeem Church in Kaduna.

It is unclear what led to her death as at the time of filing this report.


Her friend who shared the story wrote:-

‘What a wicked world, only God knows what happen, her body was found inside redeem church opposite Makarfi quarters sabo, please any identifier?’

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Looks like she was Caged & Murdered.

May her soul RIP 😢😢

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