Tag: Muslims

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 16, 2015

Video of the Shiite-Military altercation in Zaria surfaces (WATCH)

Last Saturday, several Shiite Muslims were killed as they clashed with the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna. Several leaders of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 15, 2015

Shiite killings: There’s tension in Kaduna and this is what we know thus far

The protest march by Shiite Muslims in Kaduna state has resulted in a charged atmosphere in parts of the state, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 12, 2015

Army’s claim of assassination attempt is the ‘lie of the decade’ – Shiite sect

The Shi’a Islamic Movement has accused the Nigerian Army of peddling the ‘lie of the decade’ by alleging that the group ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 15, 2015

Muslims in Ekiti ordered to reject Fayose’s Sallah rams

Ekiti state Muslims have been ordered to reject Sallah rams and other consumable gifts, from state governor, Ayo Fayose. The ...

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Janeth JJuly 17, 2015

Soyinka tells Muslims to join hands to destroy Boko Haram

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has charged the Muslim community and youths to be disciplined, embrace spiritual solidarity and  selfless re-dedication ...

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Janeth JJuly 14, 2015

Muslim youth group asks all Muslims to be vigilant during Id-El-Fitri

The National Council of Muslim Youths (NACOMYO) has warned all Muslims in the country to be security conscious at mosques ...

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Janeth JJune 18, 2015

Bukola Saraki calls on Nigeria to seek face of Allah during Ramadan 

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called on Muslims in Nigeria to pray for God’s guidance. In a statement on Thursday, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 19, 2015

No gov’t should use religion to divide people || APC is still on the ‘satanic leaflets’ matter

by Kolapo Olapoju The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alarmed Nigerians over a supposed plot by politicians to share leaflets ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 11, 2015

I’m not a religious fanatic and I’ve never been – Buhari clears the air

by Kolapo Olapoju The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, has issued a comprehensive response to the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 31, 2015

Dele Momodu: Bishop Oyedepo is a victim of success

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me confess that I have a soft spot for men of God, especially Pastors. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 8, 2015

#CharlieHebdoShooting: Here’s why you can’t make jokes about Prophet Muhammed playing golf

by Adedayo Ademuwagun This week some gunmen attacked Charlie Hebdo Magazine office in Paris and shot twelve people to death. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2015

It’s all lies! Muslims’ protecting Christians on Christmas day is false – Kaduna CAN

by James Sambo   The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna state have denied claims made that some Muslims protected ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2014

Terrorism at its peak: ISIS unveil new currency (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Undoubtedly, the marauding insurgents of Boko Haram are watching this development with keen interest and similar aspiration. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

There is nothing wrong with Islamic Jihad – Aregbesola

by Kolapo Olapoju Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has stated that he sees nothing wrong with the practice of Islamic ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 16, 2014

@Adunnibaby: A note to Yoruba Christians and Muslims

by Abimbola Adelakun The South-West in Nigeria is one zone where Christians and Muslims dwell side by side with a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 5, 2014

Blame Lord Lugard for the problems and challenges facing Nigeria – Walter Carrington

by Kolapo Olapoju A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, has stated that the problems and enormous challenges ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2014

President Jonathan asks ‘political leaders’ to be a bit less selfish in ‘Eid-el-Kabir’ message

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan has released an Eid-el-kabir message to ‘Muslims across the nation as they celebrate the ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 29, 2014

Opinion: Will the true Muslims please stand up?

by Tofarati Ige I personally do not like to be drawn into matters that have to do with religion. Especially, ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 9, 2014

Opinion: Do not condemn all Muslims because of Boko Haram

by Frank Ijege During my primary days, I had very good friends. They are Abdulhakeem Shehu and Ak Shehu . These ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 30, 2014

Ikemesit Effiong: The Iraqi Christians and Northern Nigerian Christians are equal (Y! FrontPage)

by Ikemesit Effiong Last Thursday, Olaiya Phillips, the chairman of the Northern Christian Elders Forum, movingly asked the world in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

One ‘foreign expert’ like that is telling us what we already know about politicians and Boko Haram (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Dr Stephen Davis, an Australian based international adviser has revealed that the operations of Islamic terrorist sect, ...

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June 3, 2014

Suraj Oyewale: Bad Muslims and the rest of us (Y! FrontPage)

by Suraj Oyewale   Exterminating innocent souls is seriously detested not only in the Qur’an but also common sense, except ...

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May 18, 2014

Simon Kolawole: All have erred on Boko Haram

by Simon Kolawole Let’s admit it: all of us have erred over Boko Haram. We made the wrong assumptions and ...

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April 26, 2014

Opinion: Boko Haram conspiracy theories and common sense

by Aminu Yusuf Roni  Boko Haram fighters don’t limit their attacks on non-Muslims; everyone, Muslim or not, who is against ...

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March 31, 2014

Opinion: The numbers game in the National Conference

by Jibrin Ibrahim This is a huge voting advantage in a country where religious affiliations matter. When therefore Mike Ozekhome ...

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February 21, 2014

Theophilus Ilevbare: Borno and the changing dynamics of Boko Haram

by Theophilus Ilevbare Consequently, the cruel marauders pose a serious threat to the nation’s sovereignty and the continual harmonious co-existence ...

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February 9, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Let us kill religion before it kills us

by Tunde Fagbenle I am sick and fed up with all the problems religionists of different faiths are bringing on ...

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January 11, 2014

Opinion: Is the APC pursuing an Islamic agenda for 2015?

by Yekinni Shakiru When did an Oyegun, an Ngige, a Fayemi, an Oyinlola, a Boni Haruna, an Okorocha and all ...

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November 26, 2013

Terrible: Hoodlums beat up school principal for punishing ‘hijab’ wearing student

by Oke Efagene The Osun State Police Command yesterday, 25 November, 2013, prevented what could have led to a religious ...

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November 26, 2013

Opinion: Much ado about enrolling your child in a Muslim school

by Mofolusade Sonaike I went to school side by side with Musa, Lawal, Usman, Fatima and so on. We were ...

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