But while this was going on, there was a culpable silence on the part of the media. The popular print media in the country chose to ignore Oyigbo as if it never took place.
Muslims celebrate new Hijrah 1439 year, seek better Nigeria
The messages came from Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) and Muslim Community of Oyo State (MUSCOYS).
Lagos hails MSSN’s contribution to peaceful co-existence
Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule gave the remarks during MSSN Annual Conference held at Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Topo Badagry last Sunday.
NSCIA, FOMWAN seek world leaders’ intervention in Rohingya massacre
The leadership of two Muslim groups – the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has urged the world leaders to urgently intervene to check the wanton killings and massacre of Muslims in Rohingya.
MSSN hails Lagos over improved security in schools
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has hailed the Lagos State government for the improvement of security in public schools across the state. The group said the commencement of 24-hour surveillance in public schools showed government’s concern for literacy.
Muslim cleric, Robiu Abdul Malik donates healthcare centre, police post in Kwara
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has commended Sheikh Mohammad Robiu Abdul Malik for his deep involvement in developing the community by initiating different projects in the state.
More Nigerian pilgrims arrive from hajj
As the family and friend of the 2017 hajj pilgrims anxiously await their arrival, there are indications that some more pilgrims such as Lagos State delegates will arrive from tomorrow.
Scholar tasks Muslims on moral lessons from Eid-el-adha
A reputable Islamic scholar and Founder of Wabillahi Taofik Titorika Tijaniya Society of Nigeria, Sheikh Taofik Olapade (Ainu Nyass), has urged Muslims and the 2017 pilgrims to exhibit the good virtues emulated from Eid el Kabir festival.
Islam abhors stigmatisation of widows, NASFAT affirms
Setting mark of disgrace or infamy upon something or someone, which can be used to describe the term stigmatization is condemned by Islam, the Nasirul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society of Nigeria...