RE-ALLEGED LINKING MURIC WITH TERROR GROUPS.

We notice with keen dismay the alleged collection of funds and eventual working in tandem with Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAF) terror groups. According to the information, it was insinuated that MURIC Director was to be arrested and prosecuted. We affirm categorically and unequivocally that the allegation is purported to divert attention of the organization from its genuine cause and it is unfounded. This informed position results from the periodic publication of the organization’s treasury situation which is often followed with appeal for sponsor. Aside that,…

MURIC denies link with Terrorist groups

An Islamic human rights group MURIC has refuted the allegation of receiving financial supports from a terrorist group, Islamic State for West Africa Province (ISWAP). The group in a statement signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola,on Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 described the report as a wicked concoction and a lie from the pit of Jahannam. MURIC in its reactions said; “Our attention has been drawn to a rumour making the rounds in mainstream and social media circles that MURIC received $200,000 from ISWAP. It is a wicked concoction and…

RAPE: Emulate Ismail, Luqman, MURIC tells Nigerian

Nigerians have been advised to emulate Prophets Ismail and Luqman in order to find a lasting solution to the problem of rape which has become rampant in modern societies, especially Nigeria   The advice was offered by an Islamic human rights association, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) in its Salah message signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. for this year’s Id al-Kabiir which is being marked today, Friday 31st July, 2020.   The group said, “We felicitate with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General of…

OGUN HIJAB RULING: It is Judicial Namby-Pamby – MURIC declares

An Islamic human rights group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has described the judgement delivered by Justice Bamgbose Alabi of the Abeokuta High Court in Ogun State on the use of hijab as judicial namby-pamby. Justice Alabi ruled that “the use of hijab is considered a fundamental human right only for adults”. This formed the basis of his judgement on Thursday 4th June, 2020 in a case filed by Aishat Abdul-Aleem, an 11-year old Muslim girl who was sent out of school at the Gateway Secondary School, Abeokuta in December…

On the occasion of the blessed Eid -Fitr!

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته We pray to Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala to accept our good deeds، forgive us our shortcomings and make these days of Eid, days of happiness and good tidings، and protect us from all kind of trial e.g Coronavirus and other calamities faced by our generation. The days of Eid as said by our Model Prophet Muhammad (Sala Allahu alaihi wa Sallam )، are days of eating, drinking and worshiping of Allah Suhanahu Wa Ta’la. So, regardless to all what is happening around us now ,we…

The Unforgivable Crime of MURIC’s Lakin Akintola By Yinka Salaam

When the skirmishes occasioned by the disagreement over the sighting of the moon and the beginning of Ramadan fasting fissled out without much hassles, one had thought that this year’s Ramadan would be without usual controversies, particularly with the mandatory dedication and devotion imposed by the COVID-19 lockdown. Alas, the controversy about Prof Ishaq Lakin Akintola’s Press Release on the mysterious deaths of the people of Kano was thrown at us, courtesy of the Premium Times (PT) is previously known for thorough and developmental journalism – unlike some of its…

COVID-19 RAMADAN: Extend charity to all ,MURIC urges Muslims

In its Ramadan message, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has sent fraternal greetings to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Sultan of Sokoto and all Muslims in the country on the occasion of the beginning of Ramadan. The Islamic human rights organization said there was every reason for Nigerians to thank Allah for being alive at this trying period. It appealed to Muslims to extend its Ramadan feeding and other charity programmes to people of all faiths. This was revealed in a Ramadan message circulated to pressmen on Friday, 24th April, 2020…

MURIC mourns Kano ex-AGF, Aliyu Umar

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has sent a message of condolence to the Governor of Kano State, family, friends and colleagues of former Attorney General of the state, Aliyu Umar, SAN, who died on Friday, 17th April, 2020. He was 68 years old. MURIC’s condolence message was issued by the human rights advocacy group’s director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020. “The late Aliyu Umar who was called to bar in 1978 was an expert in criminal law. He was elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of…

MURIC mourns Abba Kyari

An Islamic human rights organization, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condoled with the President Muhammadu Buhari, the family of the former COS, the deceased’s personal friends and the generality of Nigerians. The group’s condolence message was contained in a press statement issued by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola on Saturday, 18th April, 2020. The death of Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff (COS) to President Muhammadu Buhari, was announced last night. He died from complications from Corona virus disease after battling with the virus for about one month. MURIC…

LOCKDOWN EXTENSION: create feeding centres – MURIC urges Governments

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised the Federal, state and local government authorities to create feeding centres urgently in order to cushion the effect of the extension of COVID-19 lockdown. It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari extended the lockdown by two weeks in his broadcast yesterday, Monday, 14th April 2020. MURIC gave this advice in a press statement issued by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Wednesday, 15th April, 2020. “Though the extension is our best option if we don’t want to see Nigerians dropping dead on…