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Man Tries To Eject Wife From Her Own House For Rejecting To Live With Co-Wife
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Man Tries To Eject Wife From Her Own House For Rejecting To Live With Co-Wife

A Nigerian man from the North has shared a shocking story he heard from a Muslim judge about a man who prayed to the court to eject his wife from the house she built. Galadima Samaru who shared the post on popular micro-blogging platform said the husband's reason for the move is because the wife rejected husband's plan to make her live with the second wife he is planning to marry. The wife offered to rent an apartment for the second wife to be living in but the husband blatantly rejected the offer. The husband, who is said to be jobless is reportedly living off the wife. Everything he owns, including the car he drives and the clothes he wears were bought for him by the wife. The most shocking part is that, the money which was planned to use to finance the wedding belongs to t...
83-Year-Old Man To Marry 16-Year-Old Girl In Niger State
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83-Year-Old Man To Marry 16-Year-Old Girl In Niger State

An invitation for a wedding between an 83-year-old man identified as Alhaji Yushu'a Suleiman and a young girl, Amina Mohammed, said to be 16-year-old, has been shared online. The wedding is slated for Januay 9, 2021, however, the state is not disclosed. The invite is courtesy of one Hajia Kande Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Adamawa Police Ban Beach Party, Threaten To Arrest Sponsors
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Adamawa Police Ban Beach Party, Threaten To Arrest Sponsors

The police in Adamawa have banned a planned beach party, saying it would encourage nudity and allow for immoral acts. The police also threatened to arrest the sponsors of the party, planned to be held in Yola, the state capital. Adamawa has an almost even Christian and Muslim population but the ban adds to the wider debate in Nigeria between citizens who believe law enforcement agencies have to check immoral acts in the country and others, mainly young Nigerians, who see such acts as an intrusion to freedom of association by adults. The ban, announced Sunday, came amid outrage by religious groups in Yola against the ‘Yola Beach Party.’ Speaking on the event, the police spokesperson in the state, Suleiman Nguroje, said “the command is on the trail of the sponsors of the said Yo...
Reno Omokri berates Nigerians for attacking Rahama Sadau over her backless dress but turn a blind eye at ”thieving politicians”
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Reno Omokri berates Nigerians for attacking Rahama Sadau over her backless dress but turn a blind eye at ”thieving politicians”

Reno Omokri took to his Twitter handle to berate Muslims who attacked actress Rahama Sadau over her backless dress but turn blind eye at thieving politicians.   Reno in a post shared on his Instagram page, shared photos of women from other muslim countries and wrote; ''Dear Nigerians, These are Muslim women from Egypt, Pakistan and Lebanon. Is what Rahama Sadau did really so bad? Stealing is against Christianity and Islam, yet our politicians steal and we celebrate them. We even named a stadium after the world’s biggest thief. In that same state, they voted for a governor seen on camera receiving bribes in dollars. Should we not direct anger at them rather than Rahama? How do we look to the world if we leave Boko Haram, bandits, killer herdsmen, and 13 million out of schoo...
Muslim World Protests, Condemns Macron’s Support For Offensive Cartoons (Photos)
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Muslim World Protests, Condemns Macron’s Support For Offensive Cartoons (Photos)

The Islamic world's anger at France deepened today as Turkey condemned a Charlie Hebdo cartoon showing its president Recep Tayyip Erdogan lifting a woman's burka to look at her naked backside. Erdogan called the cartoonists 'scoundrels' and accused the West of wanting to 'relaunch the Crusades' by attacking Islam after the image appeared on the front of this week's magazine. 'I don't need to say anything to those scoundrels who insult my beloved prophet on such a scale,' Erdogan said, calling it a 'disgusting attack'. Showing Erdogan in a T-shirt and underpants, the caricature has Erdogan saying 'Ooh, the Prophet' as he looks at the woman's backside, and comes with the caption: 'Erdogan - in private he's very funny'. A Charlie Hebdo cartoon showing the naked Prophet's backside ...
Eid-ul-Mawlid: FG Declares Thursday, October 29 Public Holiday
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Eid-ul-Mawlid: FG Declares Thursday, October 29 Public Holiday

The FG has declared Thursday October 29, 2020 as Public Holiday to mark this year's Eidul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (@raufaregbesola) who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this year's occasion. He enjoined them to imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), adding that doing so would guarantee peace and security in the country. The Minister admonished Muslims to follow the teaching of the Holy Quran in Chapter 4 Verse 59 which says: “O you who believe! Obey God and obey the Messenger, a...
#EndSARS: Aisha Yesufu Reacts To Death Threats
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#EndSARS: Aisha Yesufu Reacts To Death Threats

Yesterday a video that went viral on various social media platforms, Which was reposted by herself. Showed the moment a group of people made a short clip describing her as an enemy to Islam and a supporter of LGBTQ, and even made a threat to her life. In way of redeeming her Image, Mrs. Aisha Yesufu posted various pictures of how she has stood against bad governance in this administration and even the previous one. She still could not figure out why her fellow Muslim family meant by saying she’s one-sided in this fight. Here are some of her posts: It seems that kannywood artistes who have repeatedly been attacked for being unislamic by many are finding their Islamic legitimacy by calling for my death. Pathetic lots! As Muslims you should know, we all are on a journey and death is...
Muslim Lawyer Who Defends Yahaya Aminu-Sharif Has Renounced His Faith – Mabera
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Muslim Lawyer Who Defends Yahaya Aminu-Sharif Has Renounced His Faith – Mabera

The Chairman of Sokoto State Ulama Forum of Izala, Sheikh Abubakar Usman Mabera has said any lawyer who defends the Kano State singer Yahaya Aminu Sharif recently convicted for blasphemy by a sharia court has renounced his Islamic faith. Speaking in Sokoto at the weekend, the Islamic cleric affirmed that a competent sharia court in Kano has sentenced the Kano singer to death for blasphemy. He noted that blasphemy in Islam is a capital punishment whose punishment is death, saying, “As a Muslim, the law applies to the singer. The cleric who is also the Chief Imam of Malam Buhari Dan Shehu mosque in Sokoto called on Muslim lawyers to be careful in defending the convict, insisting,’ any lawyer who comes out to defend him has renounced his Islamic faith. According to him, since ...
Toke Makinwa Recounts How Her Booty Call Was Cancelled Due To Ramadan
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Toke Makinwa Recounts How Her Booty Call Was Cancelled Due To Ramadan

Nigerian media personality Toke Makinwa has taken to Twitter to recount how her booty call was canceled due to Muslim fasting. According to Toke, this came to an abrupt end due to the moon not showing up yet. She tweeted; ”That’s how I showered, waxed, threw some make up on getting ready for this Muslim boy I’m feeling to visit only to hear the moon has not been found, errr where is it plixxxx???? so u mean no sallah food?” That’s how I showered, waxed, threw some make up on getting ready for this Muslim boy I’m feeling to visit only to hear the moon has not been found, errr where is it plixxxx???? ?????? so u mean no sallah food? — Toke Makinwa (@tokstarr) May 23, 2020
Eid-El-Fitr: We should not relent in our prayers to end COVID-19 Pandemic — Senator Shekarau
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Eid-El-Fitr: We should not relent in our prayers to end COVID-19 Pandemic — Senator Shekarau

As Muslim faithful observe Eid El Fitr Sallah celebrations across the world today, Chairman, Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Services, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, All Progressives Congress, APC,  Kano Central has urged  Nigerians and Muslim  Ummah not to relent in praying for our country, Nigeria especially to nip in the bud, the Coronavirus, COVID- 19 Pandemic. In a goodwill message he personally signed, the former Kano State governor while felicitating with Muslims on Eid El Fitr,  however, congratulated them for successfully completing the 30 days fasting. Senator Shekarau who noted that though this year’s Eid-el- Fitr celebration came at a unique time that most Muslims may not enjoy the festivities due to the presence of Coronavirus worldwide, said that it should be co...
German Church Opens Doors For Muslim Worshippers During Ramadan
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German Church Opens Doors For Muslim Worshippers During Ramadan

A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules. Germany allowed religious services to resume on 4 May but worshippers must maintain a distance of 1.5m (5ft). As a result the Dar Assalam mosque in the city's Neukölln district could only hold a fraction of its congregation. But the Martha Lutheran church in Kreuzberg offered to help by hosting Friday prayers at the end of Ramadan. Throughout the month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn to dusk. Normally families and friends would gather to break their fast and attend communal prayers, but in Berlin - as in countries across the world - this year's celebrations have been affected. "It is a great sign and i...
Ali Nuhu Reveals Why he  Stopped Kissing and Hugging in Nigerian Movies
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Ali Nuhu Reveals Why he Stopped Kissing and Hugging in Nigerian Movies

Nollywood actor, Ali Nuhu has revealed why he stopped kissing and hugging in Nigerian movies. In an interview with BBC, the movie star said he stopped kissing and hugging in Nigerian movies because of his religion and culture. Ali Nuhu said; “I come from the North, and I’m a Muslim. My culture and religion does not allow for that, so I stopped acting in scenes like that. People talk about it all over but I personally think it out as an ambassador of my culture and religion and stopped."
No Moon Sighted, Fasting Continues Tomorrow – NSCIA
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No Moon Sighted, Fasting Continues Tomorrow – NSCIA

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced that the Ramadan fast would continue on Saturday. The National Moonsighting Committee of the NSCIA said no moon was sighted in the country It said the Ramadan fast would reach 30 this year as against preparations earlier made by Muslim faithful to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri tomorrow (Saturday). The PUNCH reports that the Muslim holiday of Eid-el-Fitr marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. While announcing the outcome of its moon searching on Friday, it tweeted, “There was no positive sighting report of the Shawwal crescent in Nigeria, tomorrow is 30th Ramadan. An official statement from the Sultanate will be released shortly. Also, Eid will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in the kingdom said on Fr...
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Nigerians React as Reno Omokri Revealed The Second Most Popular Word in Quran Nigerian pastor and politician, Mr. Reno Omokri, has taken to his page on Twitter to reveal the second most popular word in the Islamic Bible (Quran). According to Mr. Reno Omokri, “The second most popular word in the Quran, after the name of God is the Arabic word, Ilm, meaning KNOWLEDGE. Islam teaches you to seek knowledge. Every Muslim leader that denies his people education is a munafiq. Knowledge is good! Seek knowledge.” He wrote. Here is a screenshot of Reno Omokri’s tweet; See reactions
Kano Records Death of 7th Professor
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Kano Records Death of 7th Professor

Another Professor has died in Kano State which in the last few days has recorded increased cases of Coronavirus. Mr Lasun-Eniola, said to be a Professor of Physical Health Education at Bayero University Kano (BUK), died after a brief illness at the University's clinic on Wednesday May 6. Until his death, the Oyo indigene was a senior lecturer at the Department of Physical and Health Education, Faculty of Education of the university. Premium Times reported that Garba Sheka, a senior lecturer at same institution confirmed the death of the late Professor he described as a "devoted muslim". The cause of death was however not disclosed. The deceased is said to be the 7th Professor to die in Kano state where dozens of high profile...
Nkechi Blessing Requests Message From ‘Muslim Brother’
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Nkechi Blessing Requests Message From ‘Muslim Brother’

Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing, has requested that a ‘Muslim brother’ send her a Direct Message on Instagram. The 31-year-old made the request on Tuesday when she shared a picture of herself in a long black dress known as abaya, a head covering known as hijab and a face mask on the platform. ”How I stepped out today fully covered. Can a Muslim brother slide into my DM pls…,” she wrote.
“I’m happier and have received more blessings since I came back to Islam” Actress Adunni Ade shares her conversion story
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“I’m happier and have received more blessings since I came back to Islam” Actress Adunni Ade shares her conversion story

Nollywood actress and mother of two, Adunni Ade, took to social media to let her fans and followers know why she switched back to Islam from Christianity. She wrote: Do you know why I hardly talk about Religion on here? It is quite sensitive for me. The prejudgment that comes with it and all. You’ve gotta be extremely close to me know what I practice. So for the curious ones who have been asking, Yes I am a Muslim. Born into a Muslim home and was raised as one. If you care to know, B2 in my WAEC Examination. ? I have a loving Muslim Father who has given his children the free will to choose any religion they like be it Christianity or Islam. My Mom is a Christian, though not a practicing one. My Step mom is a Christian, My step sisters are Christians, my Step brothers are Musl...
COVID-19: Muslim Organizations, Scholars Move Ramadan Tafsir Online
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COVID-19: Muslim Organizations, Scholars Move Ramadan Tafsir Online

Following the suspension of religious gatherings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Islamic organisations will conduct regular Ramadan programmes like lectures and Tafsir virtually, Daily Trust gathered. Religious scholars in various states of the country told Daily Trust that the prevailing circumstances have necessitated a change of approach and most intend to use the media to reach their adherents. One of this imams is Kano-based Dr Muhammad Sani Umar Rijiyar Lemu, who said he would not conduct tafsir this year at Masallacin Gwallaga in Bauchi State, however, he said his tafsir would be posted on Facebook and some selected radio stations operating in various states across the federation. “The decision was taken following the situation we find ourselves regarding the CO...
You Can’t Be A Christian And Hate Anyone – Omokri
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You Can’t Be A Christian And Hate Anyone – Omokri

Reno Omokri is of the opinion that one can not be a Christian and hate anyone. Taking to his IG page, Omokrfi further explained its writing; ”It is impossible to be a Christian and hate anyone. Do you realise that if by accident of birth, you were born in another country, you may have been a Muslim, or Hindu or Shintoist? ”Don’t allow religion colour who you love and hate. Be like God. John 3:16 says “For God so loved the world”. Your name, your religion and your prejudices were all given to you in this world. ”You did not get them from God. You did not bring them from heaven. You met them here. The only thing you came to Earth with is innocence. So be careful. Don’t allow these Earthly identities make you hate other humans.”
‘Boris Johnson Is Still A Muslim Until He Publicly Declares He Is Not’ – Imam Of Peace Blasts Patel
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‘Boris Johnson Is Still A Muslim Until He Publicly Declares He Is Not’ – Imam Of Peace Blasts Patel

Imam of Peace has taken his time to respond to Shailja Patel over her tweet a few hours ago. Shailja Patel wrote that she hopes all those who are attending to him during his coronavirus treatment and isolation are straight white, and must have attended the same school he attended. Why she made such a statement is unknown but Imam of Peace has given her an epic reply. He reminded her that Boris Johnson is from a family who are descendants of prominent Tusk and so he is still a Muslim. He said; “Very ignorant tweet. Boris Johnson comes from a Muslim family and is the descendant of prominent Turks. His great grandfather was Ali Kemal. As far as Sharia is concerned, Boris is still Muslim (unless he publicly declares he’s not and becomes an ‘ex-Muslim’). Check your facts…” ...
Vector Threatens To Take Legal Action Against MTN Over Data Tariff
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Vector Threatens To Take Legal Action Against MTN Over Data Tariff

Nigerian rapper, Vector on Wednesday threatened to take legal action again Nigerian telecommunications company, MTN. The hip hop star made known in this in a series of tweet on Wednesday on his official Twitter handle where he asked the company if it had any reduce tariffs package for the masses. His tweet read: “MTNNG I just checked your page to see if you have any package to help people stay informed this time. Besides the fact that I have been forced to upgrade to your new modem and the service is crap most times, is there any reduced tariff package that also works for the people? “How can I have 3TB of data and still struggle to upload a video on social media? I have legal too but I will reach out till I can’t no more then take it to the appropriate authorities. Imagine yo...
COVID-19: Muslim Youths Burn Police Station In Katsina For Stopping Their Prayer
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COVID-19: Muslim Youths Burn Police Station In Katsina For Stopping Their Prayer

Protesting youths in Kusada town in Katsina State have burnt down a Police station as well as seven cars, two motorcycles and a generator all parked in front of the station. Investigation by The Nation revealed that the youths were protesting that Police prevented them from observing their prayers on Friday in compliance with the the state government directive on checking the spread of COVID-19. A dusk- to -dawn curfew has been imposed on the town while arrests have been made by the Police.
Pre-wedding photos of Muslim lesbians
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Pre-wedding photos of Muslim lesbians

Photos of a Muslim lesbians who are ready to tie the knot has gone viral online. Furthermore, according to them they are best of friends and they later started having feelings for each other. At that point that turned into lovers and it’s been romantic all the way. They took to their social media pages to announced their union with a caption; From just being best friends to also being girlfriends & soon to be wife’s Check their photos below; Internet users dropped their comment below:
There is no Persecution of Christians in Nigeria – Sultan of Sokoto Insists
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There is no Persecution of Christians in Nigeria – Sultan of Sokoto Insists

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar has denied claims made by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and other Christian religious leaders about the persecution of Christians in the country, especially in the northern region. Reacting to the recent prayer protests by CAN and Catholic Bishops against an alleged campaign by state and non-state actors to eliminate Christians in northern Nigeria at the first quarterly meeting of the Nigerian Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) meeting in Abuja on Thursday March 12, the Sultan of Sokoto maintained that there is no religious persecution in the country. He also urged religious leaders not to allow terrorists bring division across the country. Sa’ad Abubakar said; “It pains me when we gather at NIREC or other meetings and agree on meas...
My Father Left Over 40 Children At 86 – Says Reps Leader, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa
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My Father Left Over 40 Children At 86 – Says Reps Leader, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, has condemned those who criticised him for showing off his four wives and 27 children on the floor of the chamber, warning that it was against his private life. Ado-Doguwa, who said he was allowed as an adherent of Islam to marry that number of wives, nothing that it was a common thing in the northern part of the country dominated by Muslim Hausa and Fulani. According to him, his father, who died in 2019 at 86, was survived by over 40 children, one of whom was a four-year-old. Ado-Doguwa, who was in the National Assembly between 1992 and 1993 in the botched Third Republic, has been a member of the House since 1999, representing Tudun-Wada/Doguwa Federal Constituency of Kano State. On January 29, 2020, A...
Insecurity: Adeboye Can’t Pretend Not To Know What Is Happening – Junaid Mohammed
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Insecurity: Adeboye Can’t Pretend Not To Know What Is Happening – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder-statesman and Second Republic lawmaker on Wednesday said Pastor Enoch Adeboye cannot claim he is ignorant of developments in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration with one of his protege, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as the number two man in the country. Adeboye had led a protest last Sunday against mindless killings in the country where he carried a placard and called for an end to bloodshed in the country. The cleric stressed that whether a Christian or a Muslim, “every life is precious to God.” Shortly before the walk against insecurity, Adeboye, who said every soul lost to insurgency was precious to God, prayed that evildoers in the country should be exposed. Reacting to the protest, Junaid in a chat with Daily Independent said “I don’t like talking ...
Atiku Disagrees With Buhari Over Claim On Boko Haram Victims
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Atiku Disagrees With Buhari Over Claim On Boko Haram Victims

A former Nigerian Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has flayed President Muhammadu Buhari over his statement that 90 percent of Boko Haram victims were Muslims. Atiku, in his tweet on Wednesday, said the activities of Boko Haram should be condemned by all regardless of the victims’ religion. We mustn’t rationalise killings. Whether Christian, Muslim, Traditionalist, or Atheist, the killing of any human being, by Boko Haram, or any misguided group, is wrong & should be condemned unequivocally. There is no compulsion in religion. Only love.-AAhttps:///1Dk8SGLIgc — Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) February 5, 2020 Atiku, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, said Buhari shouldn’t be concerned about the faith of the victims. “We mustn...
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Winners Chapel Bomb Scare: ‘Nathaniel Samuel Is A Christian, Not Muslim’ – Father

The father of Nathaniel Samuel, the young man who was arrested for allegedly trying to bomb a Living Faith Church in Kaduna, Mr Samuel Ezekiel, has confirmed that his son is a Christian, and not a Muslim as being speculated on social media. It could be recalled that the identity of the arrested would-be bomber had generated uproar across the country as many disputed his name and religion. Our reporter who visited the suspect’s house at Marabar Demishi village located few kilometres from Maraban ‎Rido in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state met his father, Samuel Ezekiel, a Jarawa by tribe from Bauchi state, alongside‎ the Kaduna state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Joseph Hayab. He also said Nathaniel was born in 1991 and schooled in the...
I Was Paid To Bomb Living Faith Church- Kaduna Bomb Planter Confesses
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I Was Paid To Bomb Living Faith Church- Kaduna Bomb Planter Confesses

Am a Muslim and Hausa Fulani, I was contracted to bomb Living Faith Church says  Kaduna Bomb planter Mohammed Sani He promise to give me money if I bomb living faith church- Kaduna Bomb planter Mohammed Sani A fear based oppressor was found planting bombs on various areas in the congregation both inside the congregation, in a vehicle outside the congregation and inside the can where CCTV film of him was seen setting his explosives to hold up until the ideal time to bomb the congregation. however luckily was caught by the congregation protections and afterward taken by the Nigerian police power after all bombs were killed. He how at any point admitted to be Nathaniel Samuel, the name of a Christian to spare himself from confronting the law and inevitably being excused. He confessed below...
Buhari is Aware and in Charge of Everything – Femi Adesina
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Buhari is Aware and in Charge of Everything – Femi Adesina

President Buhari's media aide, Femi Adesina has stated his principal's comment of being "surprised" over the rising insecurity across the country while receiving some citizens of Niger state on Monday January 27, was misinterpreted. Femi Adesina in his statement stated that President Buhari is fully aware and in charge of the security situation in the country. According to the Presidential spokesperson, the Nigerian leader only meant he was surprised with the emergence of banditry in the north-west which is a region “almost homogeneous, made up of Hausa-Fulani and largely Muslim”. The statement read in parts; “The reportage of the statement above was slanted to mean that President Buhari said he was unaware of the security challenges in some parts of the country. Far from i...
God Forbids a Woman from Checking her Husband’s Phone – Nigerian Soldier Writes
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God Forbids a Woman from Checking her Husband’s Phone – Nigerian Soldier Writes

A Nigerian soldier, Bilyaminu Ladan Mada took to Facebook to share his thoughts about privacy in a Muslim marriage. The soldier stated that God permitted men to marry up to 4 wives if they wish to. Bilyaminu also stated that God forbids a woman from checking her husband's phone, while he can check hers. He said the reason for this, is because the man is at liberty to marry more than one wife. He wrote; Good Afternoon ladies and gents. Sorry, I just want to drop this here. For the Muslims, God the Almighty permit a man to marry up to 4 wives if he so wish and can do justice. So dating a lady outside doesn't mean/qualify that am cheating on my wife. For the fact that she is the only one at home shows that I can bring three more. Cheating  is when u are having extra marital a...
Talented female goalkeeper, attacked by ‘fans’ for converting to Islam
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Talented female goalkeeper, attacked by ‘fans’ for converting to Islam

A seasoned rising goalkeeping star of the Sweden’s Women national soccer team, Ronja Andersson has been threatened by fans for converting to Islam despite excelling on the green turf of Uppsala and the national team. Andersson however has revealed “I am proud to be Muslim!“ as she no longer fears talking about her conversion to Islam in public. Faced with scathing criticism, and a victim of a hate campaign that reached its peak on the internet, the young high-level sportswoman, strong in her deep convictions, managed to ignore this poisonous climate and assert herself as a Swedish citizen of Muslim faith, very attached to her country as well as to the values ​​of her new faith. While her critics redoubled their efforts to discredit her, arguing that she had converted under the influenc...
Putting on Hijab on Little girls is Sexualizing Them – Imam Tawhidi
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Putting on Hijab on Little girls is Sexualizing Them – Imam Tawhidi

Mohammad Tawhidi, a Muslim influencer and reformist Imam has spoken up against little kids wearing hijabs. Tawhidi who wondered why parents will be covering their kids with scarfs and robes meant for grown women in a video he shared, stated that the act sexualizes little girls. He tweeted; She’s a toddler that can’t even walk. Why do you cover her up with a robe and scarf that’s intended for mature women only? Even if you claim it’s a religious practice, it doesn’t apply to baby girls. You’re sexualizing a baby girl. You are sick.
Amotekun: Who Ordered Registration In Churches? – MURIC Raises Alarm
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Amotekun: Who Ordered Registration In Churches? – MURIC Raises Alarm

Governors of the South West sub-region recently established a security outfit called ‘Amotekun’ (the leopard). However, an Islamic organization has raised the alarm over what it described as the attempt of the handlers of the new security outfit to accept birth certificates registered only in churches as one of the pre-requisites for eligibility for recruitment into the outfit. This was the view expressed by Professor Ishaq Akintola, director of the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) in a statement issued early on Friday, 17th January, 2020. “Let us make our stand on Amotekun clear from the beginning. MURIC is not allergic to any state or region taking steps aimed at rubber-cushioning the effect of the security challenges currently facing Nigeria. But the approach must be transparent,...
First Gay Muslim Wedding Takes Place In UK
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First Gay Muslim Wedding Takes Place In UK

Happy grooms Jahed Choudhury, 24, and Sean Rogan, 19, tied the knot wearing traditional golden Sherwanis in a civil ceremony at Walsall registry office. The pair, who’ve been together for two years, first met when Choudhury was crying on a bench in Darlaston. He told Express and Star: ‘I’d not long overdosed and I was crying on a bench and Sean came over and asked if I was okay. Adding that Sean gave him hope at his lowest point and has stood by him ever since. Choudhury said that being an openly-gay Muslim made him feel like something of a ‘black sheep’ and that he ‘stood out like a sore thumb’ and often felt trapped between his sexuality and faith. He tried to deny his orientation and even tried taking medication and completed a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia and...
Pretty Saudi Social Media Influencer, Jojo Under Fire For Marrying An American Christian
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Pretty Saudi Social Media Influencer, Jojo Under Fire For Marrying An American Christian

Saudi Influencer Under Fire After Sharing a Video of Her Wedding Ceremony With a Christian American Story by Salam Bustanji A Saudi Influencer received a massive backlash after she shared a video on her social media, in which she is getting married to a Christian American. The incident sparked a controversy due to the fact that Muslim females are forbidden to marry men from different faiths. The Saudi bride appeared in the video, dressed in a short white wedding dress, making vows to her husband, who makes his vows in Arabic as she and the guests laugh. She also left this post on her Instagram account: I’m here to announce something, it’s my turn to be happy, I’m in love, I found my soulmate, I’m incredibly thankful it always makes me slightly teary eyed when I start ...
Neighbours of Teenage Girl who died Accuse her Parents of Allegedly Beating her to Death because she had a Baby for a Yoruba Muslim boy
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Neighbours of Teenage Girl who died Accuse her Parents of Allegedly Beating her to Death because she had a Baby for a Yoruba Muslim boy

The parents of an 18-year-old girl identified as Amaka Nweke have been accused of allegedly beating their daughter to death for allegedly dating a Yoruba boy by residents of Agility community at Mile 12 area of Lagos State, Amaka was also allegedly tortured and starved by her parents who were enraged that she got impregnated not just by a Yoruba boy but also a Muslim. The girl's father, Mike Nweke who denied putting his daughter through such horrendous act repeatedly said “Is it possible for a parent to kill his own child?” when questioned by newsmen. He was also accused of confronting residents of the community who were vocal about the brutal torture he and his wife allegedly subjected their daughter to. Before her death, Amaka reportedly welcomed a baby boy christened Zaeed,...
Mo Salah Poses With Christmas Tree, Divides His Muslim, Christian Instagram Followers
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Mo Salah Poses With Christmas Tree, Divides His Muslim, Christian Instagram Followers

Instagram followers of Liverpool star player, Mo Salah, have expressed diverse opinion about his Christmas Day Instagram post showing him and his family in front of a giant Christmas tree. Salah, a Muslim from Egypt, his daughter and hijab-clad wife had taken a family photograph in front of a well-decorated Christmas tree, and had shared it on his verified Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/p/B6gm5ZQBIqr/?igshid=nhq2t4ijsqb4 The post was accompanied by emojis of two pine trees, without any wishes. However, the post, which had generated 2.6m views and 36,700 comments, has divided his Instagram followers. While some of his followers saw it as a celebration of his family life, others commended him for his objectivity towards another faith. Some of his followers also felt ...
CJN: ‘Sharia Law Is Not Islamisation Of Nigeria’ – Islamic Scholars
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CJN: ‘Sharia Law Is Not Islamisation Of Nigeria’ – Islamic Scholars

Concerned Islamic scholars across the country have thrown their weights behind the suggestions of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Muhammad Tanko, calling for the improvement of the status of the Shari’ah law in Nigeria through the amendment of the relevant sections of the constitution. The Muslim leaders berated the outcry that followed the suggestion and emphasised for the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that Sharia law does not necessarily mean Islamisation of Nigeria, as wrongly insinuated. Former Executive Secretary, Muslim Ummah of southwest Nigeria (MUSWEN) and Retired Prof. of Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, Prof. Dawud Noibi, said: “Section 38 of the 1999 Constitution as ammended guaran...
Mesut Ozil Deleted From Chinese PES 2020 After Uighur Muslim Criticism
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Mesut Ozil Deleted From Chinese PES 2020 After Uighur Muslim Criticism

Player shared views on the treatment of Uygur minority last week. Comments spurred huge backlash in China, including the axing of a live Arsenal game. German international and Arsenal attacking midfielder, Mesut Özil, is being erased from soccer game Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 in China over comments about the treatment of the Uygur Muslim minority and human rights atrocities committed by the Chinese government. In retaliation for the comments, Özil will no longer feature in any of the NetEase published PES games within the Chinese territory. This include the flagship eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 Mobile. NetEase announced the decision in a Weibo post. The publisher cited an affront to the Chinese people. Noting that forgiveness isn’t on the cards for the star footballer, m...
Anthony Joshua Explains The Role Of Islam In His Life After Beating Andy Ruiz
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Anthony Joshua Explains The Role Of Islam In His Life After Beating Andy Ruiz

Anthony Joshua has admitted that Islam has played a big role in his boxing career after beating Mexican-American opponent Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia. Anthony Joshua reclaimed his belts after his victory over Andy Ruiz even though he had to win the fight via unanimous decision. In June this year, Anthony Joshua was shocked in New York as he lost for the very first time in his career against Andy Ruiz. The defeat propelled him for a rematch against Andy Ruiz which he won on Saturday night, December 7. And after his victory over Andy Ruiz, a reporter went to Anthony Joshua to ask him how he feels winning back his titles in a Muslim nation. The reporter reminded Anthony Joshua on how Muhammad Alli proclaimed his faith in Saudi Arabia after winning world tittle. He then ask...
Why I Left Islam To Become A PornStar – Jade Reveals
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Why I Left Islam To Become A PornStar – Jade Reveals

A lady on Twitter identified as Jade Jordan has revealed how she left religion to become a porn star and how she also stopped wearing her Hijab which she said she wore from when she was 3 years old to when she was 20. She shared her story on Twitter also sharing throwback pictures in which she was wearing an Hijab. She added that she will make a YouTube video soon chronicling her journey. She revealed that her household was a strict one and therefore she didn’t feel free. Her series of Tweets read: Funny fact: I was actually born and raised a MUSLIM (I’m not muslim anymore BY CHOICE). My real name is said in the video. You have to watch it to find out what it is.   I wore a hijab from age 3 up until age 20. I stopped in 2014, when I stopped being muslim. A few months later,...
Deputy Governor Of Kaduna State, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe Critisized By A Muslim Man For Not ‘Covering Her Chest Enough’
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Deputy Governor Of Kaduna State, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe Critisized By A Muslim Man For Not ‘Covering Her Chest Enough’

Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, attended an event fully covered in native attire and a veil across her chest. But a Muslim man felt her chest was not well covered and he criticized her for it.   She shared photos from the event and wrote: "This evening, I received renowned Islamic Scholar, @muftimenk. Mufti Ismail Menk inspires millions of people across the globe with his wisdom, balanced approach and great sense of humour."   As Twitter users congratulated her, a certain Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @MusaYUbandoma wrote: "And what does it signifies when you’re not a good practicing Muslim wife/mother, even in the midst of people that are not your Muharram you don’t cover your chest.   "Just reminding you not to ...
Muslim Boy Prays In Front Of RCCG Church
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Muslim Boy Prays In Front Of RCCG Church

A Man recorded the moment a young Muslim boy was seen having his prayers in front of a Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG), Peace Assembly Parish. The boy who removed his slippers and washed his feet, hands and face with water has shocked a lot of people after he knelt down and started saying his prayers in front of the church.   View this post on Instagram   Man records a young Muslim boy having his prayers in front of a church. #ourtalkroom A post shared by Our Talk Room (@ourtalkroom) on Nov 13, 2019 at 3:29am PST
FG Declares Monday Public Holiday For Maulud Celebration
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FG Declares Monday Public Holiday For Maulud Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public relations of the Ministry of Interior, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Prophet. He said imbibing the Prophet’s virtues of love, courage and perseverance would guarantee peace and security in the country. Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria at the moment would soon be over; and therefore called on Nigerians to remain focused and determined. He gave t...
Lagos State To Create Public Holiday For Traditional Worshippers
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Lagos State To Create Public Holiday For Traditional Worshippers

The Chairman, House Committee on Lands, Representing Ikeja II Constituency at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adedamola Kasunmu, has recently revealed the plans of the Lagos state house to pass a bill, recognising a special holiday for the recognition of traditional worshippers in the state. He recently made this known to THISDAY at the 19th National Conference of the Council of Knights, Methodist Church Nigeria, recently held in Lagos state. According to Kasunmu, “looking at the religious sector, the promotion of developmental projects is no doubt key and essential in making sure that we encourage spiritual growth in the life of people in general. “And I want to believe that, at the Lagos State House of Assembly, we are a respecter of faith and the spiritual lives of ...
Unmarried Hausa Couple Condemned For Posting This Picture
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Unmarried Hausa Couple Condemned For Posting This Picture

An unmarried Hausa Muslim couple are being criticized on Twitter because of the photo shared by the man. @officialdeezell shared a photo of him and his woman standing side by side. But Muslim Twitter users accused them of "Haram," promoting "adultery and sexual material." Some quoted Prophet Mohammed, saying "it is better for a nail to be drilled into your head than to touch the palm of a lady who isn't your wife.' Another said: "Correct your relationship and stop disturbing us." One Twitter user commented: "Can you hold/touch/hug/shake a red hot iron rod. No you can't. Wallahi it's better for you to touch that than to touch your Non Muharrama!" However, some people came to the couple's defence and accused their critics of hypocrisy, stating that some of them do worse be...
Outrage As Muslim And Christian Lesbian Partners Wed
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Outrage As Muslim And Christian Lesbian Partners Wed

A Muslim and Christian lesbian partners have left tongues wagging on social media after getting married.   The photos of the unique couple were shared online on Sunday, September 29.   In some of the wedding photos shared on social media by a lady simply identified as Nola, one of the partners is seen wearing a hijab.   This has infuriated many Muslims on the micro-blogging platform to rain fire at one of the partners who happens to be a Muslim. This is obviously because it is a very rare thing to see a Muslim lady being a lesbian. Many who happen to be one will obviously have to dump her religion or force herself to marry a man. Sharing the photos, Nola wrote; “A Muslim and a Christian who say yes progress.” “They have the right to be happy rega...
Tanzanian Authorities To Publish Names Of Married Men To Protect Single Women
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Tanzanian Authorities To Publish Names Of Married Men To Protect Single Women

Authorities in Tanzania are considering publishing the identities of all married men on a website run by a state agency as part of efforts to curb cheating and protect young women from “unnecessary heartbreaks.” Dar es Salaam regional commissioner, Paul Makonda, who disclosed this on Monday, August 12, said: “I have received a lot of complaints from young women. Many women from Dar es Salaam region have been deceived many times, and they have had enough. “Men have been promising to marry them, then later, they ditch the ladies and this is something that is humiliating,” the regional commissioner said. “These cunning men have left many women nursing heartbreaks and emotional bruises. You’ll find a young man successfully wooing a woman, making her leave every other thing that sh...