Muslim Rights Concern
MURIC condemns invasion of Idi-Iroko mosque, demands justice
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the invasion of Umar Bin Khattab Mosque in Idi-Iroko in the Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State on Saturday, July 27, by traditional worshippers of Olosha Oba and Oro Cult.
MURIC urges prayers for release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged faithful to pray for the release of Leah Sharibu and the remaining Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity. Its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, who made the appeal yesterday in a statement, stated: “We must admit that the continued stay of Leah Sharibu and the Chibok girls in…
MURIC urges fairness in Ekiti political appointments
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to ensure fairness in the composition of his cabinet. Fayemi, who became governor after the July 14 2018 gubernatorial election, is yet to announce a cabinet. Director, MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, in a statement said: “We have full confidence…
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 charges Nigerians to reject dubious politicians
Printers flay printing of election materials abroad Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the electorate to reject politicians with shady characters and elect those who genuinely fight corruption. According to the director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, these are the politicians who can bring back the glory of this country. His words: “Vote for candidates who…
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…
‘Looting of public funds attracts wrath of Allah’
The public officials who have taken keen interest in looting public funds have been urged to desist from such unethical act that would bring the wrath of Allah upon them.
MURIC lists lessons in appeal court’s ruling on use of Hijab in Lagos Schools
The ruling by the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Thursday that female Muslim students have the right to use hijab as part of the school uniform, has been commended by the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC).