Monday, 2nd October 2023


12 Jul
Osun State Government, yesterday, chided Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) for its allegations against the state governor, Ademola Adeleke, over appointment of commissioners.
28 Jun
Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Sokoto State chapter, has condemned the murder of Usman Buda Mai Hanji for allegedly blaspheming Prophet Muhammad on recently in Sokoto.
Nasir El-Rufai
9 Jun
Clerics in Kaduna State, under the umbrella of Nigerian Catholic Diocesan Priests Association (NCDPA), have petitioned Governor Uba Sani, condemning utterances of his predecessor, Nasir el-Rufai, insinuating alleged plot to Islamise the country.
28 May
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has described the outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as a huge success. Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the Executive Director, MURIC...
28 Apr
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Friday called for increased security measures for the President and Vice President-elect, Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shetima.
23 Apr
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has felicitated with Muslims, as well as President Muhammadu Buhari, President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abu Bakr bin Ibrahim Al-Kanemi and all Nigerians on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-fitr.
22 Apr
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has tasked governments at all levels to make sure that low income houses and markets are affordable for the people. The Executive Director, MURIC, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.
9 Apr
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has accused the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) of pampering Christian private universities that witch-hunt Muslims.
12 Mar
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the comment made by the Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan over the February 25 poll, describing it as “jaundiced and disappointing.”
3 Mar
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), The Muslim Congress (TMC) and Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC) have congratulated the President elect, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his vice, Kashim Shettima, as the winners of the 2023 presidential election held on Saturday, February 25, 2023.
27 Feb
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has appealed to candidates of political parties to think more of Nigeria as the nation await results of Saturday elections.
6 Jan
Foremost Muslim organisations and commissions in Nigeria have expressed shock and sent their condolence to families of the auto crash that occurred on Wednesday, December 28, at Shagamu-Benin expressway.


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The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has thrown out the petition filed by the Labour Party governorship candidate in the state, Beatrice Itubo, contesting the election of Simnalayi Fubara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
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The leader of the main opposition party in Seychelles was charged on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged witchcraft. Patrick Herminie, the head of the United Seychelles party who has said he plans to run in the 2025 presidential election, has denounced the move as politically motivated. Herminie, also a former speaker of…
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The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) says it is working assiduously to recover the N243 million loan disbursed to 150 debtors between 2011 and 2024 in Kwara. The BOA Ilorin Branch Manager, Mr Dele Aderibigbe, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin. He said the loan, termed…
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Liverpool's Hungarian midfielder #08 Dominik Szoboszlai controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 30, 2023. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP) / A review into English-based match officials being paid for one-off appearances in other domestic leagues could take…
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The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has debunked the insinuation that there is conflict between the traditional thrones and Christendom. The monarch stated this when he received the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye, Orumogege III, a former pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, in his Palace in Warri Kingdom. The…
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The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. 'Bosun Tijani, expressed excitement on Monday to release the draft Strategic Blueprint for the Ministry.
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Federal government has commenced verification of individuals under the National Social Register, (NSR), in communities across Lagos and the South Western states to ensure accuracy of available data ahead of government's poverty alleviation intervention such as cash transfers. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, flagged off the exercise, in Lagos state…
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Mr Nyesom Wike, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has called for collective efforts in rebuilding the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Wike, who made the call in his independence message in Abuja on Sunday, stressed that building a strong and resilient society requires collective effort. “It means working together to address the issues that…
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Plans underway for subsequent launches in Africa and Central Asia  ANTIGUA, Guatemala, 2 October 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Today witnessed the launch of EMpact, a venture studio focused on nurturing talent and accelerating startups to serve critical value chains, focusing on frontier markets in Central America, West Africa, and Central Asia. The first studio is a collaboration between EMpact and Fundación Génesis…
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The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has warned the public against fake recruitment exercises being carried out by some fraudulent individuals in the name of the agency.