Religion not tool for conflict

July 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

Religion is a faith-based value or conviction that impacts on the behavioural attitude of the believer and religion offered a person the sense of belonging to communities or protected group. Conflict on the other hand connotes clash, confrontation, struggle, contention, and battle. Meaning, religious conflict is any disagreement that may occur between religious groups or sects. Obviously, the struggle over Read More

On mono-religious ticket

July 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

How can a plural society like Nigeria with 200 plus million population among which over 80 million are Christians be ruled by number one and number two citizens belonging to the same religion (Islam), and tell me that the Christians should not feel aggrieved? If it were Christian-Christian ticket, we would definitely not be happy, because, it is natural we Read More

Kwara harps on harmonious Muslim – Christian co- existence

January 14, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Kwara state government has pledged to continue to do everything within its power to sustain the existing harmonious co-existence by Muslims and Christians in the state. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof Mamma Saba Jibril, gave the assurance Wednesday at the 4th Quranic graduation of Madrasaat Ta’limul Qur’an, Governor’s Office Mosque, Ilorin. Represented by the Special Adviser Read More

Parents urged to commit more time to children’s upbringing

November 3, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

A Controller of Nigeria Correctional Centre, Alhaji Ahmed Habu Gumel, has charged parents to always commit more time to their children’s upbringing for better citizenship. He gave the charge in Keffi Nasarawa state during the wedding fatiha of his two daughters, Saturday. He expressed dismay over the rate of child abuse which is becoming rampant in the society. He, however, Read More

Catholic priest makes u-turn, converts to Islam

September 25, 2021 Anadolu Agency 0

A Catholic priest from the US, who was influenced by 13th-century Islamic scholar, poet, and Sufi mystic Mevlana Jalaluddin al-Rumi, converted to Islam and changed his name to Ismail. Born in 1955 in the US state of North Carolina and raised in Los Angeles, Craig Victor Fenter went to a Catholic school at the request of his family and became Read More

Almajirai are also human

September 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

The pejorative statement by the Governor of Adamawa state, Ahmadu Fintiri, towards almajiri is lugubrious and condemnable. Fintiri in an interview told BBC Hausa Service that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is like a routine cake that even the almajiri’s will reject it. Such statement is derogatory and disparaging to personality of the almajiri. As leaders we should be mindful Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

Association trains Bauchi muslims, christians leaders, CSOs on peace

August 11, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A Non Governmental Organization (NGO) known as ‘Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria’ (CRUDAN) has trained selected muslims, christians leaders and civil society organizations in Bauchi state on peace building and conflict transformation. The three-day training according to the program officer of CRUDAN central zone Tulari Tine was funded by ‘Bread for the world- Germany’ and was aimed Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Hausa community denounce membership of TOP, declare support for Oyetola

August 4, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Hausa community in Osun State, Wednesday, denounced the membership of a splinter group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) and declared their support for Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.  The group at a press conference addressed by its spokesperson in Osogbo, Alh Umar kotonkoro, described as ‘mere rumour’,  insinuation that they belonged to an APC caucus, ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP).  Kotonkoro Read More

No plans to take over Bodija Eid ground – Oyo govt

July 19, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state government Sunday declared the Bodija praying ground as been insinuated by some elements that are hell bent in disrupting the existing peace in the state through religious incitement. In a statement by the chief press secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, the government said the insinuation is not true and should be disregarded by the people Read More

Malami: Weathering the storm

July 6, 2021 Dahiru Muhammad 0

Apparently, Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, is one man that’s always trending in the media and making front pages of virtually all the newspapers – some as a selling point for the dailies. He’s always a subject in local, conventional, and also social media for many reasons.In fact, most of the critics, and even supporters, Read More