Showing posts with label Insult. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Insult. Show all posts

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Group views Ohaneze’s claims on Lagos as insult on Yoruba

A socio cultural group, Oodua Solidarity Forum, has condemned the Ohaneze claim  published on Tuesday August 6, 2013, in the Daily Sun as not only insult to the Yoruba, but also an affront just as it decry the attacks, threaths on Femi Fani-Kayode and  his failmy.

The group in a satement signed by the group’s National Coordinator, Olajide Julius and made available to Vanguard viewed the  Ohaneze claim  that  “The Igbo are key stakeholders in the affairs of the state (Lagos). We constitute over 46% of the population of the state…It is the Igbo that make Lagos what it is and without them Lagos will go to sleep. The Igbo in Lagos have the capacity to defend themselves…”. published on Tuesday August 6, 2013, in the Daily Sun as not only insult to the Yoruba, but also an affront.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

£3,000 UK Visa Bond, Insult to Nigeria – Oba of Lagos

Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Oba of Lagos, has described the £3000 visa bondbeing proposed by the United Kingdom’s Home Office for Nigerians wishing to enter the UK as an insult to Nigerians. Akiolu who spoke at an event where Peter Carter, deputy British High Commissioner, was present, berated the decision of the British government, saying the move was also an insult on Nigeria as a country.
The monarch said “Nigerians do not welcome the idea and the government of the United Kingdom (UK) should do something urgently to reverse the decision.” The British envoy in a swift reaction, said the decision was meant to checkmate high risk applicants adding that media report over the matter had caused a lot of upset.
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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Angry Protesters Want Death Penalty For Bloggers Who Insult Islam

One person has been killed as hundreds of thousands of people continued protests in Bangladesh demanding that the government should introduce an anti-blasphemy law that would include the death penalty for bloggers who insult Islam.
A local leader of the Awami League, Nowsher Khan, was killed in Bhanga, a town south west of Dhaka on Saturday, when Hefazat-e-Islami party supporters clashed with Awami League supporters.  
The protest on Saturday, tagged the “long march”, with many travelling from remote villages, was sparked after a group of bloggers allegedly began criticising conservative religious parties that are widely popular despite Bangladesh’s secular constitution.


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