Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019
Category: Muslim Personalities

Egypt’s court drops charges against Morsi, sentences 11 Muslim Brotherhood leaders for life

An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 11 Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders to life in prison on espionage charges for allegedly passing state secrets to the Palestinian resistance movement, famously known as Hamas. Among those sentenced in Cairo criminal court was the outlawed Brotherhood’s chief, Mohamed Badie. It was the latest of several sentences against Badie, who […]

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Zakat: Jaiz Foundation Wipes Tears, Disburses N33m to 2,000 Beneficiaries

A faith-based non governmental organisation, Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation has disbursed N32, 600, 000 to more than two thousand beneficiaries for the 2018 Zakat distribution year. The beneficiaries received cash and materials for economic empowerment, educational and medical support, humanitarian relief, resettlement/housing support and Dawah assistance. At the grand finale for the 2018 distribution […]

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Liad Tella: A mentor of many achievers By Abdulwarees Solanke

In Nigerian journalism since the mid-70s, he grew to become a household name as an incisive reporter, a highly perceptive analyst, an expert in foreign affairs and a brilliant political commentator. His berths within the Nigerian newspaper industry include the Daily Times, The Punch, National Concord and ultimately The Monitor, rising from an ordinary reporter […]

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38 Nigerian professors accuse UI of excluding Muslims

Thirty-eight professors have accused the University of Ibadan (UI) of excluding Muslims from decision making on key issues by fixing meetings and other academic and administrative engagements at hours dedicated to Friday prayer (Jumu’ah). In a letter written under the umbrella of University of Ibadan Muslim Community and addressed to the institution’s vice-chancellor, Idowu Olayinka, the professors […]

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Saudi Arabia donates books to Unilorin library

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated a total of 142 books, with 76 volumes each on 20 different subject areas to the University of Ilorin library. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Sulyman Abdulkareem, disclosed this while receiving the facilitator of the donation, Prof. Abdulrasaq Alaro on Monday in Ilorin. The News Agency of […]

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Nigerian Governors to Wike: Give Muslims Alternative Place of Worship

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Kayode Fayemi, has appealed to the Rivers State government to avail the Registered Trustees of Trans-Amadi Mosque an alternative place of worship. Mr Fayemi, who is Ekiti State Governor, undertook a joint assessment of the disputed land with Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday, describing the controversy over […]

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Xenophobia: Lagos Chief Imam calls for caution

The Chief Imam of Lagos State, Sheikh Sulaiman Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla has called for caution in resolving the attacks on Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa. Sheikh Abou-Nolla enjoined Nigerians to remain peaceful despite the needless incitement of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. According to him, attacking businesses where fellow Nigerians work and […]

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Femi Olaifa Foundation awards scholarship to 14 UI students 

In its bid to encourage brilliant and hardworking indigent students, an NGO, Femi Olaifa Foundation, launched in honour of the former Otun Balogun of Ibadan land, High Chief Aleem Olufemi Olaifa, has awarded scholarships to fourteen students of the University of Ibadan.  At the event, attended by members of the deceased’s family, in-laws, students and […]

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