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MIRACLE: How A Clinically Confirmed Dead Woman Gave Birth To A Baby Girl [Pictured]

Gaza 'Miracle' Baby Girl Delivered After Mother is Killed in Israeli Airstrike

A Palestinian baby girl has been delivered from the womb of her mother who was killed in an Israeli attack in Gaza. The 23-year-old woman died after an airstrike hit her house in the central Gaza town of Deir al-Balah. “Her pregnant mother was brought here and when we checked the foetus it was alive, […]

Tumultous, Clamorous, Uproarious, Thunderous and Glamorous Crowd Welcomed Omoluabi Governor Rauf Aregbesola During Eid Prayers 28-August-2014

Tumultous Crowd Welcomed Omoluabi Governor Aregbesola To Eid Praying ground

The sight of Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun on Monday created frenzy at the state capital, Osogbo as joined thousands of Muslim faithful at the Oke-Baale praying ground to mark the end of the 30 days Ramadan fast. The Governor’s convoy, which snaked through the capital city from the Government House in […]

Why Nigeria Is Wrong To Celebrate Eid-El-Fitri Today Amid Controversial Moon Sighting

Crescent Moon Visibility, Saturday, July 26... Photo Credit - www.moonsighting

Nigeria is the only country in the world whose Muslim faithfuls are celebrating Eid-El-Fitri (the end of Ramadan festivities) today following the controversial announcement by the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad, on Saturday night that the new moon of Shawwal was sighted in some cities across the country, as reported earlier. It was gathered, through […]

End Of Ramadan: Emir Of Kano, Sanusi Announces New Moon Sighting Despite Controversy!

Kwankwaso announces new moon sighting on social media

The new Emir, HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II has announced the sighting of the new moon, signifying a new lunar calendar month and the end of the Ramadan Holy month. From a tweet from Kwankwaso2015: “The new moon of Shawwal has been sighted. His Royal Highness, Alh Muhammad Sanusi II declared tomorrow as 1st Shawwal.” […]

End Of Ramadan: Sultan’s Moon Sighting “Claim Is Ridiculous And Unscientific” – NSCIA Sec.Gen.

Crescent Moon Visibility, Saturday, July 26... Photo Credit - www.moonsighting

There was confusion on Saturday night over whether the new moon of Shawwal was sighted in Nigeria to mark the end of the Muslim Ramadan fast. The Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad, who is also the President of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, had around midnight on Saturday announced the sighting of […]

Latest On Zaria Killings: Soldiers Kill More Muslims Today, Death Toll Now 30 [Photo]

A Shiites lady felled by Nigerian soldiers' bullet

Nigerian troops this morning continued their onslaught against members of the Shiite Islamic sect in Zaria, Kaduna State, killing three and seriously wounding ten of them, according to sources within the embattled group. Two Shiite sources told newsmen that Nigerian soldiers stormed one of the sect’s centers called ‘Husainiyyah Baqiyyatullah’ around 9 a.m. and killed […]

TERROR: Why Abdulmutallab failed to blow up our plane – US

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The United States has said that the Nigerian terrorist, Umar Abdulmutallab, failed to successfully carry out a bomb attack in 2009 because the explosives he was wired with became ‘degraded’ after he wore the same pair of underpants for two weeks. Abdulmutallab had, at the age of 23, confessed to and convicted of attempting to […]

General Elections: How We Will Shock The World In 2015 – Jonathan

President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan says Nigeria will surprise the whole world in 2015 by conducting peaceful and credible elections. Jonathan was speaking at the State House in Abuja Thursday night at the breaking of Ramadan fast with members of the diplomatic corps and senators. He said: “I know that one thing that is dear to your […]

Top 10 Ebola Virus Afflicted Countries

Ebola Virus spread

OSUN DEFENDER HEALTH EDITOR compiles global data on the Ebola Virus Outbreak for the benefits of curious readers in this article. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) is the human disease caused by ebola viruses. It is an Africa-prone disease and that is the reason why the top ten countries that have […]

Latest On Soldiers, Muslims Clash In Zaria: 12 Now Reported Dead, Including Nursing Mother And Child [Photos]

Mahmud El-Zakzakky

Nigerian Shiite Muslims have stated that 10 of their members were killed by the Nigerian military earlier today as they staged a march in Zaria, Kaduna State to express sympathy with the plight of Palestinians in Gaza who are under constant bombardment by Israeli troops. The Shiites said a woman nursing a baby and two […]


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