Tag: Muslim

Op-Ed EditorMarch 22, 2021

#IWD2021: In honour of Nawal El-Sadawy, the woman who inspired me to rethink Allah

by Asiya Hameed There are many reasons to write about the plight of women at any given time and not ...

Ado AminuJanuary 18, 2021

The Hijab-wearing woman’s experience that could help us better understand one another

Nigeria’s cultural landscape is still taking shape, we are caught in the thick of this process daily in the conversations ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 23, 2017

Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos govt to sell Lake Rice across 20 LGAs

As the Eid-el-Kabir celebration underway, the Lagos State Government is set to begin the sale of Lake Rice in the ...

SponsorJune 8, 2017

Lipton celebrates Ramadan with Muslim faithful; encourages Nigerians to think less and do more this season

As Muslims all over the country continue with the Annual Ramadan Fast, Nigeria’s no 1 tea beverage brand from Unilever ...

ItunuoluwaMay 22, 2017

Trump becomes first sitting US President to visit Western Wall

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump visited Jerusalem’s Western Wall, Monday making him the first sitting US President to visit the ...

ToluMarch 8, 2017

Nike launches ‘Pro-Hijab’ for female Muslim athletes | 7 things you should know

First we saw muslim model, Halima Aden walk the runway of the season’s biggest fashion shows in her hijab and ...

ToluDecember 29, 2016

Only 22 days to go! Here are the top 10 photos of Barack Obama’s years as U.S president

The day is upon us. 20 January, 2017 and we will say goodbye to the first black President of the ...

ToluDecember 4, 2016

The Church Blog: Have you noticed something about the wives of Lagos State governors?

Has it occurred to you? Over 65-percent of the governors of Lagos since democracy’s return in 1999 have been Muslim, ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 18, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: There is a big conspiracy going on with Boko Haram

While the Federal government of Nigeria has repeatedly announced that Boko Haram no longer holds on to any territory in Nigeria, the ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 15, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Ishaq Akintola and the blindness of an Islamic scholar

By Jude Ndukwe The recent interview granted The Punch by one Professor Ishaq Akintola titled “We want Fridays work-free for ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 28, 2016

Opinion: Open letter to Gov. Abdulazeez Yari

by Balogun Oluwalonimi Mayowa Your Excellency sir, The Governor of Zamfara State, and as well the Chairman of the Nigeria ...

Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

John Kerry’s visit and 3 other things CAN is very angry about

by Tolu Omoyeni The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is unhappy with the way Christians in the Nigeria are maltreated ...

RoqeebahAugust 25, 2016

5 statements from Gov. Yari that will tell you never to take him serious

by Roqeebah Olaoniye Yesterday the President met with Governors Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara and Kashim Shettima of Borno and though ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 14, 2016

‘I’ve never heard of Christian terrorists’ – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III has stated that hijab wearing for female Muslims is not a privilege but a ...

Isime EseneAugust 9, 2016

Hajj controversy: 7 reasons why Nigerians got super mad

by Salau Oluwatorinmo – Over a year ago, President Muhammadu Buhari (or PMB as he is fondly called) was ushered ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 8, 2016

Opinion: The government’s needless forex policy for pilgrims

With regard to federal government’s decision of August 4, 2016, instructing Nigerian banks to provide forex to the country’s intending ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 12, 2016

Man kills pregnant woman with scissors over an argument

A man in Kogi state, Hussain Zubairu has been arrested by the police for allegedly stabbing his pregnant neighbor to ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 7, 2016

Opinion: Is religion killing our humanity?

By Malik Opeyemi Joseph My Name is Malik Opeyemi Joseph, in the course of interacting with people over the years, ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 7, 2016

Opinion: The irresponsibility of a religious holiday extention

By Ahanonu Kingsley “Religion is the opium of the masses”-Anonymous. For a nation that pride itself as the most earthly ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

‘If you can endure 30 days of hunger, you can endure anything’ – Aregbesola

Governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola is of the opinion that if people can survive the Ramadan fasting period, then ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Donald Trump hails Saddam Hussein | US warn of terror attack | Biafra group wants protest over Grazing Bill | More

From the papers- a tracklist US warns of possible terrorist attacks Punch Over 9,000 ghost workers discovered in Kogi state ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

Presidency declares extension of holidays following Ramadan delay

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday a public holiday in addition to the earlier declared Tuesday and Wednesday. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

Ramadan fast to continue until new moon is sighted in Nigeria

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has said that Muslims in the country will continue their Ramadan fast on ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

Osun hijab crisis: ‘CAN is challenging the directive of Allah’

The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Osun state chapter, to embrace the ruling ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 27, 2016

Adaobi Nwaubani: Nigeria’s war of religious robes

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Almost all of Nigeria’s many inter-religious crises have erupted in the north of the country, where the ...

Isime EseneJune 17, 2016

Opinion: The ugly face of America’s not-so-subtle biases

by Abiola Akintunde The mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando has revealed the subtle biases in the language ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2016

Opinion: Taking extremism out of Islam

by Victor Terhemba If it has to do with religion I’m always careful not to lend a voice because many ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 9, 2016

Muslims want NYSC orientation course postponed – Here’s why

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has accused the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) of discriminating against Muslims who are fasting ...

Mazi EmekaJune 9, 2016

Osun: Christian pupils to wear choir robes if Muslims wear hijabs

The Christian Association of Nigeria, on Wednesday, vowed to issue a directive to Christian schools in Osun state, instructing the pupils ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 9, 2016

Christian man stabbed ‘several times’ for not observing Muslim fast

Another religious attack broke out in Kakuri, Kaduna on Wednesday when six youths believed to be Muslims stabbed a man ...

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