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NYSC Approves White, Shoulder-Length Hijab For Corps Members

The National Youth Service Corps has said that it will allow female corps members, who are Muslims, to use white, shoulder-length hijabs for religious purposes. The NYSC added that only three types of dressing used for different occasions would be acceptable for corps members. According to Punch the corps stated this in a document obtained…

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Avoid Violent Extremism – Buhari To Muslims On Sallah

As Muslims mark the Eid-el-Kabir today, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to avoid violent extremist ideas, stating that violent extremism is giving Islam a wrong name. The President said this in a statement on Saturday while felicitating with the Muslim faithful, saying they should be “the mirror through which others see the good virtues…

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Eid al-Fitr: Watch Out For New Moon, Sultan Tells Nigerian Muslims

  The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA), has asked every Muslim in the country to look for the new moon between Sunday and Monday for the Eid al-Fitri. The Secretary-General of the council, Is-haq Oloyede in a statement on Sunday, said the council, under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’adAbubakar, enjoined…

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Emir Of Kano Speaks Up Against Child Marriage & Wife Battery

  The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, yesterday took a right step in the right direction by voicing his opposition against child marriage. The Emir made his position known while addressing a conference of Northern Muslims Religious Leaders on Primary Healthcare in Kano, citing the reproductive health challenges associated with the age long…

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Lagos State Government Website Hacked Over Army/Shi’ite Clash

The official website of the Lagos State Government was in the early hours of today, hacked by an unknown group in protest of what it termed maltreatment of Muslims in Nigeria and across the world, especially Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Shi’ite Muslim sect in Nigeria. On visiting the state’s webpage, the following text appeared…

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World Leaders Kick Against Donald Trump’s Call To Ban Muslims From Entering The US

Republican front-runner for the upcoming US presidential elections, Donald Trump, on Monday called for the barring of foreign Muslims from entering the United States of America. Trump, who had earlier called for surveillance against mosques, as well as establishing a database for Muslims living in the US, made his latest proposal in the wake of…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in business, politics, sports, current affairs and more in this segment. 92-year-old Shettima Ali Monguno freed by captors, gunmen suspected to be ex-militants have reportedly killed eight persons in Lorbia community of Southern Ijaw Local Government Council Area, Sunday. 39 people have died in a sectarian battle…

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