Review NYSC Camp Training Now – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the expulsion of two female corps members from NYSC camp in Ebonyi state last Saturday. In a press statement circulated to the media by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola on Wednesday, 13th November, 2019, the civil society organization berated NYSC for sacrificing morality on the altar of militarization. It called for immediate review of the NYSC training camp activities to allow female corpers whose creeds forbid them from wearing short knickers to freely and willingly partake in the activities. MURIC said, “NYSC has…

CAN Never Supported Our Women’s Wearing of Hijab, But… MSSN

Muslim students’ society of Nigeria(MSSN) B-zone has reacted to a statement credited to the Special Adviser on Media’ and Communication to President,Christians Association of Nigeria CAN ,Rev. Adebayo Oladeji The CAN spokesman claimed that the Christian body supported Muslim women wearing Hijab. He stated that: “And this is why a few months ago when some Muslim women were protesting over the wearing of hijab at the law school, we refused to speak against it because it is their right and thank God they won it” The MSSN reaction jointly signed…

EID -EL MAULUD : Gov Sani-Bello Enjoins Muslims To Imbibe Teachings Of Quran, Hadith .

Niger State Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello has urged Muslims to uphold Principles of unity,peace and tolerance practiced by Prophet Muhammad  ( S.A.W ) as they mark  the event. Governor Sani-Bello in a message to commemorate this year’s Eid-el Maulud signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Mary  Noel Berje said the spirit of unity, peace and tolerance were also necessary for the growth and development of the society . Governor Sani Bello enjoined Nigerians especially Muslims to continue to pray for the Country and promote national integration in the conduct  of…

EId-El- MAULID : Omo- Agege Preaches Tolerance,Congratulates Daura On 80th Birthday

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has felicitated with Muslim faithful on the occasion of Eid-El-Maulud, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. In a statement on Sunday signed by Mr. Yomi Odunuga, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Omo-Agege particularly charged Muslims to emulate the life of the Prophet (SAW) The lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District stated that it is only by so doing that unity and peace can be attained. He was upbeat that the important Islamic ceremony of Eid-el-Maulud would help to…

FG Declares Monday As Public Holiday To Mark Eid-Mawlid

Federal Government has declared Monday November 11, as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated the Muslim faithfuls on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), which are; love, courage and perseverance, adding that doing so would guarantee peace and security in the country. Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria…

Church Council Debunks Video Associated To Bishop Bakare On Social Media

The Board of Trustees and members of the Towers of Flocks Evangels Ministry, on Monday disclaimed a viral video of Bishop Dr. Osmond Bakare on social media, describing it as handiwork of detractors and enemies of Christendom whose stock in trade was character assassination. The Ministry, in a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja and signed by its Council Chairman, Arch. Rockson Essien, stated that the video in circulation was false, malicious and totally a misrepresentation of facts, saying all that are contained in it cannot be a true representation…

Explaining the Hajj Savings Scheme, By Fatima Sanda Usara, Ahmad Sani

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, is fine-tuning plans to introduce The Hajj Savings Scheme in the nearest future. The scheme is a strategy to assist Muslims incapable of raising Hajj fare instantaneously to make small deposits over a long period of time. Introduction of the scheme by NAHCON finds legality in the Commission’s establishment Act 2006 that mandates the Commission to establish, supervise and regulate a system of Hajj Savings Scheme to be operated by the Pilgrims Welfare Boards of each State and the FCT. The Act further…

HAJJ HOUSE :Coalition of Muslim NGO Lauds NAHCON

Coalition of Islamic NGO in the country has congratulated the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for relocating to its newly acquired Permanent office known as Hajj House (Former Metro Plaza). This was contained in a statement jointly signed by the National President of Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria MMPN, Abdur-Rahman Balogun,Chairman of Muslim Media Watch, Abdullahi Ibrahim, the national coordinator of Independent Hajj Reporters,Ibrahim Muhammed and the Chairman of Media Awareness Initiative for Hajj MAIHAJ,Abdullahi Adamu. The coalition in a statement said “they were proud of the great feat attained…

NASFAT Inaugurates New Exco

Following the outcome of the Shurah report submitted to the Board of Trustees and the National Council of Elders of Nasrul Lahi l fatih Society NASFAT recently, a new set of officials to run the Society from 2019 through 2021 has been chosen While receiving the report, the Chairman of Board of Trustees NASFAT, also Chairman of the joint session, Alhaji Abdullateef Adewale Olasupo, commended the Shura Committee led by its Chairman Alhaji Afunku for carrying out a painstaking job of selecting the best and experienced leaders for the Society.…

Gov Sani- Bello Congratulates JIBWIS Qur’anic Competition Overall Winner

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated Master Hafeez Mubarak Abdulkareem,who emerged victorious at the 23rd JIBWIS Annual National Qur’anic Recitation Competition held in Lafia, Nassarawa State. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, the Governor said young Mubarak Abdulkareem has indeed made the state proud by becoming the overall winner of the competition. “We are happy with your achievement, you made us proud and we are happy you did”. Governor Sani Bello noted that the victory of Mubarak Abdulkareem will, no…