• Pastors, Imams more corrupt than politicians – Muslim cleric

    Pastors, Imams more corrupt than politicians – Muslim cleric

    Contrary to the popular believe that politicians are corrupt, a member of the Jama’atul Izalatulk Bid’a wa Iqamatus-Sunnah (JIBWIS), Dr Bashir Isyaku has said that religious leaders are more corrupt than political players.

    Bahir made this known at a workshop organized for religious leaders by the Aminu Kano Centre for Democratic Research and Training, on Tuesday.

    He said the flamboyant lifestyle of religious leaders was evidence of their corrupt practices

    “Ask any Imam or Pastor how much he earns per annum to justify […]

  • Prepare to die, write your will if you are going for Hajj – Muslim cleric warns

    Prepare to die, write your will if you are going for Hajj – Muslim cleric warns

    The Chief Imam of Area 10 Mosque, Abuja, Sheikh Yahya Al-Yolawi, on Friday reportedly advised intending pilgrims to settle their debts and leave their wills behind before travelling to Saudi Arabia.

    The Abuja-based Islamic scholar, while delivering Jumma’at sermon titled ‘Essential tips for Hajj Preparations’, said the need to leave a will behind was because the journey to Holy land may be the final journey for some pilgrims.

    He explained that it was an invitation from Allah to the most famous acts […]

  • Muslim cleric, daughter allegedly distribute poisonous ‘akara’ to beggars in Lagos

    Muslim cleric, daughter allegedly distribute poisonous ‘akara’ to beggars in Lagos

    A 50-year-old Muslim cleric, Mohammed Yusuf, and daughter, Salamat, 18, were on Tuesday arraigned at a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly distributing poisoned “akara’’, a local snack, to beggars.

    The Yusufs, who are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and attempted murder, were alleged to have inserted needles in the snack before giving them to beggars.

    The Prosecuting State Counsel, Barr. Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the defendants committed the offences on Aug. 5 at about 2 p.m. at Offin […]