The remains of Deborah Samuel who was lynched and burned on Thursday in Sokoto over alleged blasphemy, have been laid to rest.

She was buried in her home town, Tunga Magajiya, in Rijau local government area of Niger State admist tears.

The mob attack on a Christian student of a higher institution in Sokoto state of Nigeria has has taken the centre stage in conversations both online and offline. But if you are like many people wondering what lead to Deborah Samuel’s death? What did she say? What is the blasphemy that made her to be reportedly lynched by her class mates?
I have here an explainer of what happened and the effects of religious intolerance in Nigeria. Watch:


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