Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019
Category: Nigeria

Potential role of media as a tool for combating Islamophobia by Rasheed Abubakar 

Islamophobia has been defined and explained differently by media scholars since its use as a term escalated in the 20th century, but despite the differences in the varying definitions, there are important areas of convergence on key terms such as “fear, hatred, prejudice, profiling, stereotyping and irrational hostility and discrimination against the Muslims on the […]

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Shekarau blasts Wike over mosque demolition, says governor ‘irresponsible’ for declaring Rivers Christian State

The Former Kano State Governor and current Senator Representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has blasted Rivers State Governor, Mr Nwesom Wike, for the demolition of Trans-Amadi Central Mosque in the state, describing the action as barbaric and totally condemnable. Shekarau said in a statement he personally signed on Friday that “all rationale […]

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Good character is the bedrock of a successful nation – Scholars  

Muslim scholars have identified lack of personal sense of responsibility and appalling character as some of the deadly diseases bedevilling Nigeria, adding that a society with people of good character would definitely prosper and experience rest of mind and tranquility. This was the submission of Sheikh Al-Imaam Hamid Aderemi Yusuf at the 19th edition of The Muslim […]

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Breaking: Relief as NAHCON rescues 151 stranded Ogun pilgrims

The last batch of pilgrims from Ogun State who were stranded at the Lagos Hajj camp have been rescued by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), barely a day after Muslim News’ exclusive report on their predicament. Muslim News had earlier reported how the Ogun State pilgrims, numbering 151, had been stranded at the […]

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Ansar-Ud-Deen, The Companion, MPAC, others break silence, speak on Zakyzaky’s detention

Reactions continue to trail the unfortunate face off between the police and members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) protesting the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh  Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah, with prominent Muslim leaders urging the the federal government not to allow the festering crisis degerate into another boko haram.   Prolonged […]

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