According to reports, the international Criminal Court of Justice (ICC) has invited the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami SAN for explanations over the clash between Nigerian army and Shi’ites Muslims in Zaria.
Malami is expected to leave Nigeria today for the ICC to explain the part played by the military during the clash.
Also, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as the Shi’ites yesterday protested at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja saying […]
According to reports, the Muslim Rights Concern has urged Nigerians to suspend their planned trips to the United States of America.
The position of MURIC is coming two days after Republican Donald Trump won the US presidential election.
MURIC said it was ill-advised for any Muslim to go to the US for now in a statement signed by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola.
The statement said Trump’s victory has serious implications for Muslims in the United States and elsewhere around the world.
It said […]
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on the Muslims to use 2016 Eid-el Kabir celebration to pray for economy stability, peace and harmony in Nigeria.
Ogunwusi made the call in his Sallah message to the Muslims in Ile Ife, Osun, on Monday.
The monarch said that all the challenges facing the nation would not last and that there would be an end to it soonest.
The Ooni appealed to all Nigerians to endure and persevere as Prophet Mohammed did.
While thanking […]
Ooni of Ife joined Muslim faithfuls in Ife for the Eid prayers this morning.
Ooni of Ife joined Muslim faithfuls in Ife for the Eid prayers this
Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has urged Muslim faithfuls in Nigeria to continue to pray for the peace and unity of the country.
The governor said this after he monitored the distribution of Rams to some Muslim leaders from across Ekiti State at the Government House in Ado-Ekiti on Sunday.
“We should live above board, we should live in line with what we preach, as Muslim brothers we are one and the same. We must equally pray for the Unity of […]
No fewer than three million pilgrims converged on Mount Arafat on Sunday to mark the climax of 2016 pilgrimage. A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent covering the Hajj reports that at least 62,000 Nigerians were part of the gathering.
The event at Mount Arafat featured Pilgrims’ supplication for Allah’s guidance and forgiveness. Staying at Arafat from sunrise until sunset is the major rite of the pilgrimage.
NAN reports that movement from Muna, where the pilgrims spent the night, started as early as 2am and […]
The Director of Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, Ishaq Akintola, has called for ‘fair treatment’ between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria.
The professor of Islamic Eschatology said Nigeria is not a secular state as according to him, it does not recognize religion.
In a chat with the Punch, Akintola said, “I still insist Nigeria is not a secular state. It does not recognise any religion at all. An example is the Sallah holidays. Although Christians used to enjoy Christmas and other holidays, there […]
Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III has canvassed fair treatment for Muslims across the nation.
According to him, Muslims want nothing but a very peaceful and stable Nigeria.
The Sultan spoke in Benin City at the General Assembly and Executive National Council Meeting of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).
Muslims, according to him, were not asking for preferential or special treatment but given what they should have.
He frowned against stereotyping criminals and terrorists as Muslims, saying the bad eggs in […]
A busty porn star has made Muslims bitterly angry after she revealed that she went to Iran to do a successful nose job.
A British porn star has come under severe criticism after revealing that she had a nose job in the Iranian capital of Tehran. The porn star identified as Candy Charms posted a selfie on her Instagram of her pouting in a headscarf and sunglasses.
It was reported that Charms, who has 117,000 followers on Twitter and regularly features in […]
Fight anybody or group who try to stop you from practising Islam – Sultan of Sokoto fires up Muslims
The President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on Muslims to fight any body or group that attempts to stop them from performing their religious obligations.
He said, ”the only thing that will make me to act or ask you to act is only when somebody or a group or some other nations decide to stop us from performing our religious obligations. That is the only way we can fight […]
A leading Muslim group in Nigeria has welcomed a court ruling lifting the ban on girls wearing the headscarf in government schools in Lagos state.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MRC) said the Lagos Court of Appeal’s ruling was a victory for the rule of law.
The judges said the ban violated the religious rights of Muslim girls, overturning a lower court’s ruling.
Girls had been barred from wearing the headscarf, or hijab, because it was not part of school uniforms.
The state government has […]