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MURIC Praises FG for Plans to Recruit 30000 Policemen in 2017 The Federal Government (FG) is set to recruit 30,000 more policemen before the end of this year 2017. This was disclosed by the Deputy Inspector General DIG in charge of north-west zone, Maigari Dikko in Birnin Kebbi yesterday when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor Abubakar Bagudu.
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.
BUHARI’S HEALTH: THE CHOICE BEFORE NIGERIANS - MURIC The continued absence of Nigeria’s No. 1 citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari, is causing apprehension in the country. It has also given room for speculations about the condition of his heath.
Muslim Rights Concern Condemns Apostle Suleiman Speech to Kill Fulani Herdsmen, Demands his Arrest The founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Johnson Suleman, recently instructed members of his church to kill Fulanis. An attempt by operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) to arrest him in Ado Ekiti yesterday was foiled by Governor Ayodele Fayose.
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.
SOUTHERN KADUNA KILLINGS: Investigate Properly before Concluding, Muslim Rights Concern Advises The past one week has witnessed reckless violence in Southern Kaduna. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Catholic Archdiocese of Kafanchan have claimed that about 808 people have been killed so far in 53 villages.
NEW YEAR MESSAGE: Muslim Rights Concern Urges Nigerians to Shun Corruption and Work Together Like their counterparts all over the world, Nigerians will usher in the new year on Sunday 1st January, 2017. Already, Nigerians from all walks of life, businessmen, politicians, academicians, civil servants, farmers, artisans, etc are imagining what to expect and what should be in place come 2017.
Muslim Rights Concern Commiserates with Prompt News publisher, Mrs. Sariyu, Over Mother's Death The death has been announced of the mother of Prompt News publisher, Mrs. Sariyu Oyetunji. Mrs. Oyetuniji passed away yesterday, Thursday 29th December, 2016, around 11 am at her residence in Ologuneru, Ibadan, Oyo State. She was 72.
Muslim Rights Concern Urges Christian Clerics to Caution Against Fireworks Nigerian Christians will join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Christmas tomorrow, Sunday 25th December, 2016.
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 Praises Police & SSS for Saving Robbery Victims About ten heavily armed daredevil hoodlums in army uniform attacked passengers of a Lagos-bound luxurious bus after midnight on Saturday 17th December, 2016. The incident occurred after the bus left Lokoja, just between Ikenne and Ondo.
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.