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.
Stop blaming Buhari for Killings, MURIC tells Nigerians
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigerians to stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari for killings around the country. The group gave the advice in a statement on Monday by MURIC’s Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan. Akintola blamed politicians, tribal bigots and a section of the media on the…
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.
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…
MURIC blasts Christian elders group, advises CAN to purge its flock
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to allegations by the National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) against President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, describing the allegations as baseless, unfounded and ridiculous. This is contained in a statement signed in Lagos on Monday by Prof. Ishaq Akintola, Director, MURIC in reaction to some allegations by NCEF, under the…
Shun religious politics, MURIC urges Nigerians
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged Nigerians not to allow religious divides to deter them from voting for a credible candidate in the forth coming general elections. Director, MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, in a statement said it did not believe in religious politics, and Muslims should consider the credibility ....
Lawyer reacts to MURIC’s 7-day ultimatum on `This is Nigeria’s video’
Entertainment lawyer Akinyemi Ayinoluwa on Friday condemned the seven-day ultimatum given to rapper Folarin Falana, popularly called `Falz’ by Muslims Rights Concern (MURIC), to withdraw, “ This is Nigeria’ video’’ from circulation.
MURIC threatens to sue musician, Falz over anti-Islam video
Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has threatened to sue a musician, Folarin Falana, popularly called Falz the Bahd Guy. The followed his new song, titled “This is Nigeria,” which the group said is anti-Islam. MURIC urged the musician to withdraw the contentious video within seven days. The song featured a character that dressed like a Fulani…
MURIC lauds Trump for condemning killings of 71 Muslims in Mubi
Director, MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, in a statement to made available to The Guardian, also appreciated the support of the Trump administration for the Nigerian government in its war against terrorism, insurgency and brigandage.
Britain urges Nigeria, others to legalise same-sex marriage
British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has called for same-sex marriage in Nigeria and all other countries within the Commonwealth.