Tag: islam

Mazi EmekaMarch 5, 2016

In Zaria, another teenage girl ‘forced into marriage, converted to Islam’ (READ)

Following the public outcry over the alleged abduction of Ese Oruru, a Zaria based Igbo couple, Ndubuisi and Agnes Nich­odemus ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Agatu massacre, Ese Oruru’s abduction and the threat to Christianity in Nigeria

The recent weeks have been tough for Nigeria and Nigerians. With the strangest of shameful news making the headlines and ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2016

Opinion: Ese Oruru and the victimization of Islam and the North

There is a usually predictable, almost robotic, pattern of reaction to any story in which an individual or a group from ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 1, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: Agatu killings, Ese Oruru kidnap and the signs that vindicate Fayose

“We have all summoned courage. They have deceived us to take our inheritance. We are going to get our inheritance ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 1, 2016

‘Ese Oruru can’t choose her faith until she’s 18’ – Islamic group

As the controversy surrounding the alleged kidnap of Bayelsa state teenager, Ese Oruru, continues to grow, an Islamic group, the Muslim ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 28, 2016

Former PDP minister slams Fayose over comments against Buhari

Suleiman Abubakar, a former minister of National Planning during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan has lambasted Governor Ayodele ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 24, 2016

Shi’ite leader, El-Zakzaky flown abroad for treatment of gunshot wounds

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria was reportedly taken out of the country for medical attention ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 27, 2015

‘We rejected $3 million bribe from Jonathan’

The Conference of Islamic Organisations (CIO) has revealed that some associates of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan offered the Islamic body $3 million ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 16, 2015

Shiite-Army clash: Muslim leaders to hold ’emergency meeting’ in Abuja

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has called for an emergency ‘expanded general purpose meeting’ in response to the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

Shiite killings: Minister of Interior arrives Kaduna

Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, the Minister of Interior, has landed in Kaduna state to make an assessment of the situation ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

‘Shiite leader, Zakzaky was shot ‘four times’ by the Army’

There was a clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) which spanned from Saturday ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 14, 2015

Islamic council warn Buhari, Army over death of Shiite members

Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government over the recent ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 6, 2015

Emenike ‘converts to Islam’ to avoid being punished at his football club

Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has told Fenerbache coach Vitor Pereira that he is a Muslim. Apparently, Emenike failed to join ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 6, 2015

Adebayor converts to Islam (Watch)

It’s been a roller coaster of a season for Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayor and whatever his next action is, he ...

SolaJune 3, 2015

Igbo Corps member converts to Islam to fulfill Buhari vow (Photos)

At least people are not trekking anymore! A batch C corps member serving in Benue State, Konshisha LGA, Chukwuma Austin Dike  ...

SolaFebruary 17, 2015

Singer, Asa reveals how Islam influenced her music

by Anike Jacobs Internationally acclaimed recording artiste, Asa has revealed that she was once a Muslim and that Islam played ...

Isime EseneJanuary 22, 2015

Must Reads: Nelson Mandela’s former PA is a ‘racist’, How expensive it is to be poor + more

Appaz, Nelson Mandela’s former PA is a ‘racist’. IoL News Poetry: Who needs it? NYTimes How expensive it is to ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 7, 2015

Horrific: 12 people confirmed dead in Paris terror attack

by Chinwe Okafor An attack, which was aimed at the HQ of Charlie Hebdo, a publication known for it’s controversial ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2014

#illridewithyou was contrived, but it reflects our thoughts on Islam and terrorism

by Adedayo Ademuwagun   Taliban gunmen shot dead 141 people at a school in Pakistan last week, and most of ...

YEditorDecember 2, 2014

The Pope prayed at a mosque last weekend – Is this the cool, progressive thing to do?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Picture the Pope praying in a mosque alongside top Muslim leaders. That’s what happened in Turkey last ...

Isime EseneOctober 26, 2014

I am not a religious fanatic – Buhari opens up

by Isi Esene Former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari has responded to those who label him as a religious ...

YEditorOctober 5, 2014

Can a couple really find peace in an inter-faith marriage?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Getting married to someone of a different faith is often very challenging for people. They have to ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 4, 2014

GEJ says Islam should not be blamed for the actions of terrorists

by Azubuike Azikiwe On Saturday, 3 September, President Goodluck Jonathan stated that the nefarious activities of terrorist groups across the ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 27, 2014

@MaxSiollun : Do you believe in Juju?

by Max Siollun Juju , native medicine, black magic….call it whatever you want, but do you believe in it? In ...

SolaJuly 23, 2014

Eid-el-fitri: Monday, 28th, Tuesday 29th declared public holidays

The federal government has declared Monday, 28 and Tuesday 29 public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-fitri salah celebration. A ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 10, 2014

‘Boko Haram is planning to Islamize Nigeria’ – Oritsejafor plays Captain Obvious

by ‘Ifreke Inyang President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has claimed that that Boko Haram’s ...

May 17, 2014

BREAKING: Boko Haram threatens to attack 2 boarding schools, abduct more students

by Akan Ido The Boko Haram Islamic sect may be perfecting another sinister plan to abduct more secondary school students ...

May 12, 2014

“The kidnapped girls have been converted to Islam,” Shekau says in new video (WATCH)

by ‘Jola Sotubo     A new video released by Boko Haram to AFP is believed to show some of ...

March 24, 2014

Perry Brimah: 10 real tips to becoming a billionaire like Dangote

by Perry Brimah The Dangote business model some are understudying can never make a penny outside Africa. Check his money ...

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