It was Gene Roddeberry who once said that ‘religions vary in their idiocy and I reject them all”. But I contest Gene’s postulation. I argue thus- no religion is essentially idiotic...
Nigerians begin journey to Holy Land tomorrow
Nigerian inaugural flight for 2018 Hajj exercise in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is scheduled for tomorrow (Saturday 21 July) with pilgrims from Kogi State.
MURIC urges Fayemi to include Muslims in cabinet
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the winner of the gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, to give Muslims in the state proportionate representation in government appointments.
MSSN trains youths on skills acquisition
No fewer than 4400 youths are expected to benefit from the skills acquisition programme organized by Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) in all the local council in Lagos State.
Reward of appreciating Allah’s favour, as Al-Jameel clocks 12
Muslims across the country have been urged to be thankful to Allah and always appreciate good gestures from humanity.This call was made by Islamic scholars who spoke at the 12th Anniversary and Award of Appreciation ceremony of Al-Jameel Islamic Society of Nigeria in Lagos.
The faithful hail use of hijab at UCH, law school
The recent developments have attracted commendations and jubilation from Islamic organisations.Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Professor Ishaq Akintola, said the Nigerian Law School has succeeded in restoring the confidence of Nigerian Muslims in legal education by giving recognition to the identity of the Muslim person.
How Muslims can maintain pure heart
A Muslims cleric and one of the Imams at Starlink Global Mosque, Alhaji Faisal Nasirudeen Bolaji, has enjoined Muslims to maintain a pure heart with frequent remembrance of Allah, consistent prayer and display of righteous deeds.
Oyo Islamic community faults exclusion from Afenifere’s board
The Muslim Community of Oyo State has bemoaned the exception of Yoruba Muslim elders from the board of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) otherwise known as Afenifere.The Chairman, Muslim Community of Oyo State, Alhaji Ishaq Kunle Sanni, who made this complaint during a press conference in Ibadan...
That 2018 hajj fares are lesser than last year’s
Although there were speculations that the 2018 Hajj fares may be higher than that of 2017, it is a great achievement for the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to bring the fares down. Some quarters had claimed that the fares may be N2million, apparently owing to the fact that the fares had been on…
Our interest lies in progress for Nigeria, says MURIC
“It is not religion. It is about good governance. If Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who is a Christian cleric contests election tomorrow we will support him because he shares the same vision with President Muhammadu Buhari. Wole Soyinka and Femi Falana are Christians. We will not hesitate to rally behind them tomorrow if they vie…
Re-Jos as a metaphor
And hasten to forgiveness from your Lord and a garden as wide as the heavens and earth, prepared for the righteous; those who spend in the cause of the Almighty during ease and hardship and those who restrain their anger; those who pardon others – surely He loves the doers of good (Quran 3: 133-134)…