Army denies alleged killing by troops on Kaduna-Abuja highway
The Nigerian Army has denied that its troops killed one person and unleashed terror on people along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, One Mechanised Division, Kaduna, Col. Mohammed Dole, made the denial in a statement yesterday. He said the allegation by one Major Mohammed Isah Tafoki (rtd) could not be substantiated. The…
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…
Archbishop Martins, MURIC advise on Amina Zakari’s imbroglio
Catholic archbishop of Lagos, Dr. Alfred Martins, has counselled Mrs. Amina Zakari to take the path of honour and excuse herself from the responsibility of overseeing the collation of results in the presidential elections. Speaking through his Director of Communications, Monsignor Gabriel Osu, the archbishop said: “For some time, there has been a rumour that…
From MURIC, a scorecard for political class
Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rated the politicians low in 2018, saying that the Nigerian political landscape experienced one of its worst moments in history as politicians swarped parties on flimsy excuses. Director, MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, said the findings of the The Central Think-Tank (CTT) of MURIC showed that politicians across the spectrum have…
MURIC kicks against Kukah’s plan to train 10m al-majiri children
MUSLIM Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday rejected the plan by the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Matthew Kukah, to train about 10 million al-majiri children in the north.
MURIC calls for united front to fight evil in Nigeria
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has urged all Christians to join hands with their Muslim compatriots in a bid to come to common sense.Director, MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, in a congratulatory message to Christian leaders in the Christian Association of Nigeria ...
At Maolud Nabiyy, gov, Muslim groups urge peace, selflessness
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State as well as the Nasrul Lahil-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT) and Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on religious...
UI school bars students with hijab from premises, MURIC kicks
The International School at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, yesterday barred students who came to school in hijab from gaining entry to its premises.
MURIC wants government to go after big wigs behind killings
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged the Federal Government and the security agencies to go after the big shots that sponsor and mastermind the Berom killings.
MURIC urges NLC to consider effect of move on poor people
MUSLIM Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged organised labour to consider the effects of the planned strike on the poor, before embarking on it.Its director and founder, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, who made the appeal in a statement, cautioned against a strike action whose major victims will be the poor people.