Tag: Muslims

Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Shia lives don’t matter

by Peregrino Brimah I penned an article this July captioned, “Buhari Condemns Saudi Bombings, Skips #BaghdadBombing.” He never did. It ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

The Thread: They say we’re playing with the fire called religious extremism again

SBM Intelligence, a policy watchdogs based in Nigeria has tweeted its findings on the on-going attacks on the Shiites Muslim sects warning that it ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: Murderous mass persecution of Nigerian Shiites

I am no Shiite. As the son of a Sunni Muslim scholar, I have irreconcilable theological differences with Shiism. But ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

Ayodele Ibiyemi: The paradox that is Port Harcourt [Nigerian Voices]

by Ayodele Ibiyemi I was privileged to have attended a Federal Government College for my secondary education. In the school, ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

Opinion: Hey Sunni muslims, celebrate now, they’ll come for you too

by Peter Adeshina “And then one evening As I sat down to eat my yam A knock on the door froze ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria, haven for power drunkards that never learn

by Abiodun Shomoye For some periods now, I have been enjoying my life as a retired political enthusiast/commentator, but somehow, the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Yes some shia cut themselves, but you cut others!

by Peregrino Brimah At the heart of the deadly intolerance against Shia Muslims in Nigeria is a deep-seated hatred for Shia ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: First they killed the Christians, now they kill Shia Muslims…

by Peregrino Brimah When there was supposed to be a Miss World beauty pageant in Nigeria, they looked for and killed ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Dear Sultan, Fulani herdsmen are not foreign terrorists

by Jude Ndukwe At the advent of renewed mindless attacks by Fulani herdsmen on fellow Nigerians with the height of ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

Opinion: It’s another Sallah-bration! Here’s what you should know about the holiday

by Tolulope Olaifa Eid-Al-Kabir or Eid-Al-Adha is a celebration that usually takes place two months and ten days after Eid-Al-Fitri. Nigerians ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

Hajj: Saudi Arabia shortens time for ‘devil stoning’ ritual

The government of Saudi Arabia has shortened the timing for the symbolic stoning ritual for this year’s lesser hajj. The ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2016

If Boko Haram kills christians, we will… – Niger Delta militant group

A militant group, the Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders (NDRC) on Saturday, vowed to carry out reprisal attacks if Boko Haram ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 4, 2016

Shi’ite Muslims protest in Kaduna, vows to trek to Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly known as Shi’ites, on Wednesday, protested the continued detention of their leader, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 21, 2016

Just In: Court of Appeal okays use of hijab in Lagos

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos state has reversed the judgment of a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 19, 2016

Osun hijab crisis: Court strikes out CAN’s application for stay of execution

An Osun State High Court has struck out the application for stay of execution filed by the Christian Association of ...

AzeezJuly 17, 2016

There is a plan to wipe out Christians in Nigeria – CAN

The General-Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Musa Asake has said there is a plan to wipe out ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

CAN wants justice for murdered Christians or else…

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared that it wants justice for the horrendous killings that were carried out ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 5, 2016

Eid El-Fitri: Turkish president felicitates with Nigerian Muslims

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has felicitated with Muslims in Nigeria on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Fitr. In ...

Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

‘I’ve exchanged ideas with Christians’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, disclosed that he met with Christians from across the country and exchanged ideas with them ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 22, 2016

Opinion: The debate of secularism and Osun Hijab controversy

Following an Osogbo High Court judgement which allowed Muslim female students in public schools located in the State of Osun ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 20, 2016

‘I never ordered use of Hijab… I don’t deserve all these lies’ – Aregbesola

Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola has denied ordering the use of Hijab by female Muslim students in the state public ...

Dele BenjaminJune 20, 2016

‘Hijab controversy has exposed Aregbesola’ – PDP

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has warned security agencies, Interpol, the Presidency and United Nations of ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 17, 2016

Hijab crisis: ‘No one is above the law, regardless of religion’ – Aregbesola

The Osun state government has said that only approved uniforms are allowed to be worn in Primary and Secondary schools ...

Isime EseneJune 17, 2016

Kikiowo Ileowo: Much ado about hijab in the State of Osun

by Kikiowo Ileowo Much has been said in recent times about the wearing of Hijab and Church robes to school ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 16, 2016

‘Aregbesola should be ready to expel all students in Osun state’ – CAN

Christian students in Osun state will continue to wear choir robes and other church garments to school as long as ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 3, 2016

Morning Devotion: Another way to look at Buhari’s no-show & killing in the name of Allah

Joachim MacEbong takes on another look at President Buhari’s consistence avoidance of making appearances and the killings in the name ...

Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

‘FG has no economic direction and inconsistent policies’ -Muslim students

A group, the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit, on Tuesday lambasted the Nigerian government for not ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 1, 2016

Opinion: The Sultan, Nigerian Muslims and the Fulani massacres

As Nigerians come to terms with the wholesale massacre and genocide against villagers in plateau, Taraba, Kaduna, Benue and Enugu ...

Mallam YeroMay 1, 2016

‘Fulani herdsmen masquerading as Muslims’ – Cleric

Most of the Fulani herdsmen carrying out attacks across the country are not true Muslims, says a Muslim cleric, Alhaji ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2015

Lagos state website taken over by El-Zakzaky sympathisers

The website of the Lagos state government has been taken over by hackers, suspected to be sympathisers to Nigeria’s slain ...

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