Muslim women can wear hijab in public schools, Supreme court rules

June 17, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Supreme Court has set aside, the restriction the Lagos state government placed on the use of hijab by female Muslim students in its public primary and secondary schools. In a split decision of a seven-man panel of Justices, of five to two, the Apex court affirmed the earlier decision of the Lagos Division of Court of Appeal, which nullified Read More

Muslim-Muslim ticket- APC won’t ride on cheap sentiments of religion, ethnicity – Lukman

June 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Vice Chairman, North-west of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Salihu Mohd. Lukman has warned that for the country to move forward, 2023 Presidential campaigns must not reduce important debates to sentimental considerations of ethnicity and religion. The former Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) said APC will not ride on cheap sentiments of religion and Read More

Insecurity: Muslims tasked on prayers for God’s intervention

April 15, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Muslims have been urged to use of the Ramadan period to seek Allah’s intervention in the insecurity bedevilling the country. A governorship aspirant in Zamfara state, Alhaji Sanusi Bala, Sarkin Dawaki Mai Tuta, made the call in a Ramadan message, Thursday. He said, “Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam and a Read More

Baruwa greets Muslims on Ramadan, decries Abuja-Kaduna train attack

April 5, 2022 Donald Iorchir 0

President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Tajudeen Baruwa has sent greetings to Nigerian Muslims as they commence the 30-day long Ramadan fast. The religious obligation followed the sighting of the moon which signifies the commencement of the lunar month of Ramadan. In statement released in Abuja on Monday, Baruwa called on the Muslims to continue to Read More

Ramadan: Sultan advises Muslims to look for moon

March 31, 2022 Sidi A. Umar 0

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has directed Muslims in the country to start looking for the cresent of Ramadan today, Friday being the 1st of April, 2023 which is equivalent to 29th day of Sha’aban 1443 AH. This was contained in a press statement issued and made available to newsmen in Sokoto by the secretary , Read More

Taraba: Ishaku warns Muslim council against attempt to cause religious tension

January 24, 2022 Andrew Ojih 0

Taraba state governor, Arc Darius Ishaku has warned the leadership of the state Muslim Council against any attempt to cause religious or political tension in the state. Ishaku, who spoke to journalists in Jalingo through his Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Barr. Danjuma Adamu, said his administration would deal decisively with any group or individual whose aim is to disrupt Read More

Chief Imam urges Muslims to fear God in their deeds

January 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

Muslims in the country have been urged to fear the Almighty God in all their deeds and to remember that “everyone shall die and account for his deeds, good or bad, before God.” The Chief Imam of Muslims Foundation Juma’at Mosque GRA, Gusau, who doubles as the Zamfara state Commissioner for Religious Affairs, Sheikh Tukur Sani Jangebe, made the call Read More

Gbajabiamila tasks Muslims on peace building

November 21, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, has tasked the Muslim faithful to exhibit peace as adherents of the religion of Islam. The speaker who was represented by Dr Abubakar Yunusa Ahmad stated this at ASHRAAF Islamic Foundation in collaboration with Al-AQSOH International Islamic School annual Mawlid Nabiyy lecture series 2021, held at the National Mosque, Abuja, at Read More

15 year anniversary: Muslim media watch extols Sultan’s virtues

November 3, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

An Islamic group, the Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria (MMWG) has described the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs in Nigeria (NSCIA) His Eminence Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, as an outstanding Nigerian leader whose patriotism and dedication to the well-being of citizenry, peace and stability in Nigeria is highly remarkable and commendable. The group in Read More

Emir of Wase inaugurates new Plateau JNI executive

October 24, 2021 Muhammad Tanko 0

The Emir of Wase, Sambo Haruna, weekend inaugurated the newly reconstituted executive members of the Plateau state chapter of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI). He urged members to exhibit high level of loyalty at the event held at the board room of the Jos Central Mosque. Emir Sambo who is also the state chairman of the JNI, charged the new executive Read More

Eid-el-Maulud: Ugwuanyi urges Nigerians to renew faith in God

October 20, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on the commemoration of Eid-el-Maulud. Ugwuanyi also called on all Nigerians to renew their faith in God and intensify prayers for the country to surmount its challenges. In his goodwill message, Gov. Ugwuanyi urged Muslims and all Nigerians to remain committed to the core values of the nation’s Read More

Eid-el-Maulud moment of sober reflection – Bala

October 19, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Bauchi state Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the state on the occasion of the 2021 EID-EL Maulud, urging them to use the period for sober reflection. In a Maulud message, Governor Mohammed recalled that, the birth of Prophet Muhammad( PBUH) through whom the religion of Islam came to the world, has brought about positive changes Read More

Shiekh Jingir admonishes health workers on sincerity, compassion

October 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The national chairman, Council of Ulama, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Ikamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS), Shiekh Sani Yahaya Jingir, has admonished health workers to be cautious of the fact that Allah will hold them to account on their deeds as those entrusted to look after their clients. He also called on the federal government to support faith based health organisation. Sheikh Jingir Read More

FG declares Tuesday public holiday for Eid ul-Mawlid

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Tuesday, October 19, 2021, as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, “congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Read More

Muslims perform funeral prayers for father of Zamfara speaker

October 5, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Hundreds of Muslims converged at the residence of the speaker of Zamfara House of Assembly, Hon. Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya in Gusau Monday, to observe absentee funeral prayers for his late father. Magarya died in Bandits den last week. The funeral prayers was led by the state chairman Ulamas Consultative Forum, Sheik Abubakar Fari, along with the speaker, Magarya, prominent Islamic Read More

Buni condoles with former Yobe gov. Ibrahim over demise of daughter

August 19, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor and Chiarman APC caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee,Mai Mala Buni, has condoled with a former Governor  Bukar Abba Ibrahim over the loss of his daughter, Aisha Bukar Abba.  Director General press and Media Affairs to the governor Mamman Mohammed in a statement Wednesday, said Buni was at the Maitama residence of Ibrahim to condoled with him and his Read More

Restoration Bible Church carries out 53 highly subsidized surgeries

August 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna based Church, Restoration Bible Church and Ministries has carried out about 53 highly subsidized surgeries for indigent Nigerians as part of it’s medical outreach. The exercise was carried out in collaboration with Medical Missions International from the United States of America. The surgeries ranging from multiple fibroid, hyenia and other minor surgeries were carried out by a team of American Read More

Gombe Summit: Re-thinking Yahaya, Sultan’s irrefutable lessons on peace, social cohesion

August 13, 2021 Yakubu Bayambe 0

The concepts of peace and social cohesion are fundamental and perhaps inseparable in the dictionary of any society which hopes to advance the course of humanity in general. Over the years, but more recently, Nigeria is arguably undergoing one of its worst security, economic and political challenges in history. It would be adequate to say these challenges are threatening the Read More

Hijrah 1443: NASFAT chief missioner charges Muslims on trust in God

August 11, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The Chief Missioner Nasru-Lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) Imam Abdul-Azeez Onike has urged Muslims to continue to trust Allah in the face of difficulty as this brings ease and peace of mind. The NASFAT chief missioner in a statement signed by NASFAT publicity secretary AbdulAkeem Yusuf,Tuesday, said it was “through these virtues that Almighty God saved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) from his adversaries Read More

Sultan declares Tuesday first day of new Islamic year

August 9, 2021 Sidi A. Umar 0

Sultan of Sokoto and President General Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs in Nigeria, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Tuesday 10th August as the first day of new Islamic year. The Sultan stated this in a statement issued and made available to newsmen by the chairman Sultanate Council’s Moon Sighting Advisory Committee, Professor Sambo Junaidu. He stated in Sokoto that Read More

MMWGN condemns Afenifere for comparing Igboho to Prophet Mohammad

July 29, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria (MMWGN) has condemned Afenifere, a Yoruba political and socio-cultural group for comparing Sunday Igboho who has been arrested and on trial in Benin Republic for an offence, to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) who fled Mecca to Medina due to persecution. A statement by the group national coordinator, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Wednesday, described the Read More

2023: Buhari has no succession agreement with Tinubu, Okechukwu replies Hanga

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Osita Okechukwu, has expressed support for the proposal for a consensus candidate for the 2023 presidential election. The APC chieftain also refuted the claim by Senator Hanga that there was an agreement between President Muhammadu Buhari and former Lagos state governor Asiwaju Read More

FCTA tightens surveillance at recreational parks

July 22, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

As Muslim Ummah continue with the celebration of this year’s Sallah, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has tightened surveillance at recreational parks within Abuja, to ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols, insisting the action was justifiable to prevent the spread of the 3rd wave. The Head, Media and Publicity of FCT Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 Enforcement, Ikharo Attah, who monitored Read More

Former Kano emir, Sanusi, leads Kaduna Eid prayer

July 21, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Muhammadu Sanusi, Tuesday led the Eid prayer at the Murtala Mohammed Square prayer ground in Kaduna metropolis. The Eid-el-Kabir, also known as big Sallah, is the prayer observed by Muslims a day after the climbing of mount Arafat in Makkah, Saudi Arabia to commemorate the day when Allah asked Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice a ram Read More