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Security Arrangement for ABUJA KADUNA Road is for the Rich and Powerful - MURIC The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday appraised the ongoing face-lifting exercise at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and confirmed that 80% of the refurbishing has been done.
PLANNED DEMOLITION OF MOSQUES: Fayose is Playing with fire - MURIC Four mosques were last week marked for demolition by the Ayodele Fayose administration in Ekiti State. The state government claimed that worshippers could contact cancer from the radioactive emission from the petrol stations where the mosques are located.
Muslim Rights Concern Condemns Masquerade attack on Catholic Priest A Catholic seminarian, Lawrence Ezeugwu, was attacked by masquerades in Nsukka on Wednesday, 29th March, 2017. The Catholic priest was beaten to coma by a group of masquerades popularly called Oriokpa who blocked the road at Ugwuoyia, Nsukka.
Shut down Senate for turning against Nigerians - MURIC The Nigerian polity has witnessed several earth-shaking incidents in the past few weeks due to apparent deadlock in the relationship between the executive and the Nigerian Senate.
Buhari Proposed Visit to Sambisa Poorly Managed - MURIC The Nigerian Army last week disclosed the proposed visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Sambisa forest, Borno State. During the visit which was billed to take place on Monday, 27th March, 2017, the president was expected to declare open this year’s Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship.
Conditions for taking 2nd Wife: Emir of Kano is Right - MURIC The Emir of Kano yesterday revealed that the state government is preparing a law that will make it mandatory for men seeking to marry second wives to satisfy certain conditions for taking 2nd wife.
MURIC Condoles POLICE IG and DG DSS over Deaths We express our deepest sympathy to the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotum Idris and the Governor of Cross Rivers State, Benedict Ayade, on this irreparable loss. May Allah give the family and friends the strength to bear the loss.
BILL ON WOMEN’S RIGHTS: Don’t Interfere with Islamic Laws - MURIC The Nigerian Senate has been rushing through a bill on discrimination against women and equal inheritance shares since August 2016. The bill has gone through its second reading. But the Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar III, has already expressed strong objection to the bill.
Gunmen Storms Home of MUSLIM RIGHTS CONCERN's Director The home of Professor Ishaq Akintola, Director of the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) was visited by four suspected gunmen on Sunday, 18th December, 2016. The men, who arrived around 6 pm, wore native dresses and turbans to disguise themselves as Islamic scholars.
Muslim Rights Concern PRESS RELEASE - REJECTION OF MAGU: SENATE IS CORRUPTION’S WMD The Nigerian Senate yesterday rejected the appointment of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) is nonplussed by this development. It is an act of vengeance and a shameless anti-people decision. The rejection of Magu’s appointment by Senate is a declaration of hostilities against the anti-corruption crusade. The Nigerian Senate has just revealed its true colour as corruption’s undisputed numero uno Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD).
Muslim Rights Concern - MAULUD MESSAGE: Set Innocent Captives Free As Nigerian Muslims join more than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world to mark the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him), the Federal Government has declared today, Monday 12th December, 2015 as a public holiday.
Muslim Rights Concern Rejects Declaration by Kaduna Govt. Naming Shiite IMN an INSURGENT GROUP Kaduna State Government yesterday declared the embattled Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) an insurgent group.
ONDO ELECTION: There Should Be No Shady Activities Please - Says MURIC Gubernatorial election will be held in Ondo State on Saturday 26th November, 2016. Already, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected calls for postponement made by some political parties and insisted that the election must hold as scheduled.
MURIC PRESS RELEASE: No To Salary Arrears For Ex-Heads of State Some former heads of state are allegedly warming up to collect about ten months arrears of allowances. Among them are General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), General Abdul Salaam Abubakar (rtd) and General Olusegun Obasanjo (rtd).
MURIC PRESS RELEASE - Oshiomole's N200m Mansion: A Misplaced Priority The Edo State House of Assesmbly last week voted a N200 million mansion for the immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomole.
PRESS RELEASE - Death of Former Sultan Dasuki: We Are Devastated The former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, died last night in a private hospital in Abuja. Born on 31st December, 1923, he was aged 93.
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