Aisha Ahmed Lemu (1940-2019): Author and Islamic scholar
Aisha Lemu was a British-born author and religious educator who embraced Islam in 1961 and resided in Nigeria until her death on January 5, 2019 at the age of 79. Lemu was born in Poole, Dorset, in 1940, as Bridget Aisha Honey. At the age of 13, she began to question her faith and thus,…
Rain of tributes for Aisha Lemu
Buhari, NSCIA, FOMWAN, MURIC, others extol her virtues Even in death, Hajia Aisha Ahmed Lemu was great. The attestation to this, flows from the torrents of tributes pouring in since last Saturday when she passed on at the age of 79. A British-born author and religious educator, the late Aisha Lemu embraced Islam in 1961…
FOMWAN equips counselors with skills to tackle drug addiction
The Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) Lagos state has enhanced the skills of counsellors in responding to the cases of drug abuse in the country. Specialists attended the program, from National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Movement for Islamic Culture and Awareness (MICA)…
Muslim women call for arrest, prosecution of drug hawkers to curtail abuse in Kaduna
As the abuse of drugs among women and youth in Kaduna is on the rise, Federation of Muslim Women of Nigeria (FOMWAN) has called for the arrest and prosecution of drug hawkers to curtail drug misuse and abuse.
Muslim groups decry postponement of public hearing on Firdausa
A coalition of Muslim organisations in Nigeria under the auspices of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) have flayed the process that led to the last minute postponement...
Groups protest Army’s alleged land grab in Edo
Two groups in the Edo State have staged a peaceful protest over the 4 Brigade Nigeria Army's encroachment on their land in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Council Area.
FOMWAN calls for social reforms to cushion impact of economic downturn
The Federation of Muslim Women’s Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) has called on governments at all levels to undertake the required social reforms to address the impact of economic down turn particularly as they affect sustainability....
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.
FOMWAN decries poor funding of education in Nigeria
The Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has berate the underfunding of the educational system which is described as bane of standard learning and provision of quality leaders in the country.