2023: Bishops reject Muslim-Muslim ticket

August 9, 2022 Emmanuel Ologun 0

A group of protestant bishops have rejected the Muslim-Muslim ticket adopted by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 general election, describing it as “an arrogant gamble with national peace and unity.” The six protestant bishops, who were drawn from different Pentecost churches, regretted that some Nigerian leaders have become blinded by their selfish craving for power and Read More

Sallah: Buhari drops crucial message for youths

July 10, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Daura, Katsina State, advised Nigerian youths to look beyond culture, ethnicity and religion in relating with one another, urging more travels, mingling, tolerance and negotiations to appreciate the rich diversity of the country.  President Buhari, who received members of the National Youth Service Corps serving in Daura at his country home, said regular interface and Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Peter Obi felicitates with Muslim faithful

July 9, 2022 Editor 0

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, has felicitated with all the Muslim Faithful in Nigeria on the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir, while urging Nigerians to sustain hope in the nation. In a message made available to Blueprint, Obi said the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations reminded Muslims, and indeed Nigerians, of the need to sincerely love one another and pursue Read More

Sallah: Let’s unite for greater Niger, Malagi pleads

July 9, 2022 Aideloje Ojo, Minna 0

Blueprint Newspapers publisher and Niger state governorship aspirant for the 2023 general elections,  Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi, has appealed for the people to maintain peace and unity towards a greater Niger state irrespective of political and religious differences. Malagi who is also the Kaakaki Nupe stated this on Saturday in a Sallah message at his country home in Malagi village.  Read More

Sallah: Nigerians’ patience, sacrifices will be rewarded – Uba Sani

July 9, 2022 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Senator Uba Sani, has congratulated Muslims on this year’s Eid-el-Adhan, saying, Nigerians will be richly rewarded for their patience and sacrifices.  In a Sallah message to Muslim brothers and sisters in Nigeria and across the globe on Friday, the governorship candidate thanked the Almighty Allah for the opportunity to Read More

NAHCON: 2022 Hajj turbulent, commission’s boss never abandoned pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NACON) Thursday admitted that the 2022 has been turbulent in Nigeria and across the world. The position was made known in an article by the NAHCON’s Assistant Director in charge of public affairs, Hajiya Fatima Sanda Usara, a copy of which was made available to Blueprint. “This year’s Hajj has been a turbulent one for Read More

Hajj 2022: Over 37,000 Nigerian pilgrims already in Saudi Arabia

Barely 3 days to the Arafat slated for Friday, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said over 37,000 Nigerian pilgrims are already in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj exercise. The Saudi authorities allocated 43,008 to Nigeria out of which  NAHCON allocated 33, 976 to states and 9, 032 to private tour operators. NAHCON disclosed that Read More

Oibe emerges new Northern CAN secretary

July 5, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Northern chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has appointed Elder Sunday Oibe as it’s new secretary.  Oibe was until his appointment the Secretary, North west zone of CAN. The new Northern CAN scribe, who was former spokesman of Northern CAN, takes over from Rev. Sunday Ibrahim who had held the office in acting capacity following the death of Read More

Beyond rituals: The Ultimate Goals and Intents of Hajj II

June 30, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Emigrating to Allah One may look at Hajj as a physical-spiritual journey to Allah, because in essence, a pilgrim parts with his loved ones, wealth and work and heads to the Sacred Places hoping for Allah’s reward and forgiveness. Hajj is also a way of commitment in which one demonstrates his/her determination to freeing one’s self from wrong and bad, Read More

Delay: Hajj operators assure members, passengers of immediate attention

June 28, 2022 Editor 0

The leadership of the Association of Hajj and Umrah Operators of Nigeria (AHUON) has assured it’s members that their accounts would be credited on Wednesday as issues surrounding the delay would be ratified immediately. This was as a result of the delay in lifting some of the passengers to the Saudi Arabia to perform their religious rights, mostly those who Read More

10 Pieces of Advice Luqman- the Wise- Gave to His Son

June 23, 2022 Editorial IV 0

The wise man, known as Luqman, gave 10 pieces of advice to his son. Advice that is applicable now and can be followed and used by any parent wanting to raise a child in the light of Islam. It is said that if all parents implemented Luqman’s advice then there would be no need to worry about the fate of the Read More

Beyond Rituals: The Ultimate Goals and Intents of Hajj – I

June 23, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Allah Almighty Says in the Noble Quran (what means): {And proclaim to the people Hajj [thepilgrimage]; they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel; they will come from every distant pass. That they may witness benefits for themselves and mention the Name of Allah on known days over what He has provided for them of [sacrificial] Read More

Worshippers pray for Nigeria as Dunamis National miracle and deliverance crusade ends

June 22, 2022 Editor 0

Nigerians, especially believers have been urged to continue to intercede for the nation to come out of its present challenges. This call was made by the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche, at the just-concluded National Healing and Deliverance crusade in Abuja. The three-day programme with the theme, Divine Visitation, held at the FCT Sport Complex, Read More

[Breaking] Stingy comment: Catholic church bans members from attending Father Mbaka’s adoration ministry

June 18, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Catholic Church has prohibited the founder of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka and catholic faithfuls from attending religious activities of the adoration ministry following continuous outburst that allegedly smeared the image of the church. Mbaka had earlier described Obi as a “stingy man and a joker” who is unworthy of becoming president of Nigeria. In Read More

Breaking: Amidst public backlash, Mbaka bows, tenders apology to Peter Obi, supporters

June 17, 2022 Editor 0

Following heavy bombardments from many Nigerians who unleashed condemnation on him over his negative comments against the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Enugu, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has tendered apology In a statement, he personally signed Mbaka, whose outing was quickly denounced by the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, came out with a Read More

Hijab crisis: Kwara Muslims demand prosecution of materminds of Ijagbo killing

June 16, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara State Muslim stakeholders in Offa/Oyun Thursday called for the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the recent violence that erupted in Oyun Baptist High School Ijagbo, Oyun local government area of kwara state.  Blueprint recalls that violence had erupted on February 3, 2022, in the school on the use of hijab by female students leading ro the killing of Read More

Hajj 2022: So Many Travelers, but Only a Few Pilgrims!

June 16, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Among the precious words and wise sayings reported from the righteous predecessors like Ibn ‘Umar  Shurayh and others is their saying when they saw what the pilgrims innovated in their times, “So many riders, but only a few pilgrims!”The difference between the rider and the pilgrim is like the difference between the one who prays and the one who establishes prayer perfectly. Read More

Important Etiquettes of Hajj

June 16, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Bauchi state 2022 hajj pilgrims before departure to Saudi Arabia: Photo Credit: Hajj Reporters Performing Hajj to the House of Allah The Almighty entails following certain etiquettes. If the pilgrim observes and fulfills these etiquettes, he would return, Allah willing, having a great number of good rewards and accepted deeds. Amongst them are:One should start by repenting sincerely of all Read More

Hijab: Kwara Muslim community demands change of schools’ names 

June 13, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara State Muslim community Monday recommended change of names for all schools formerly owned by Muslim and Christian proprietors as a panacea to lingering crisis over wearing of hijabs by Muslim school girls. The Muslim community, in a letter addressed to the state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, recommended six actions to be taken by the government in resolving the vex issue Read More