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The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has identified the manipulation of the country’s fault lines by the elite as the source of unending communal violence and insecurity in the land.
Algeria’s Abdelaziz Bouteflika may be gone, but his unfinished Great Mosque of Algiers looms large as a symbol of his 20-year reign and, many say, his megalomania.
The parents of the Chibok girls are worried that an unseen force, beyond Boko Haram, could be behind the troubles they have experienced in the past five years since their daughters were stolen from school in north-eastern Nigeria.
Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, was finally brought down in a popular uprising by the very people he ruled with an iron fist for 30 years.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called for peaceful coexistence among adherents of different religions in the country.
Troops loyal to Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar claim to have seized control of the main airport in the capital Tripoli two days after he ordered his forces to take over the seat of the country's UN-backed government.
Pope Francis has called on Moroccans to fight fanaticism during a visit to promote inter-faith dialogue.
Two Saudi sisters hiding in Hong Kong have left the city after they were granted asylum in an unknown country late last week, their lawyer said on Monday (March 25).
The West African Examinations Council has accused the Director of the Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akinola, of disrupting the registration for its examinations in some schools.
Turkey has called an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the New Zealand mosque attacks and "increasing violence based on Islamophobia".
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that her foreign minister will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the Christchurch mosque shootings that killed 50 people.
The Hadejia Emirate Council Zakat Committee in Jigawa on Sunday distributed bags of assorted grains worth N11 million to 1,236 less privileged in Kirikasamma Local Government Area.
The grand imam of Egypt's top Islamic institution, Al-Azhar, has said polygamy can be an "injustice for women and children".
As Chancellor Angela Merkel readies to slowly leave the political stage and her party consigns her immigration policy to history, a German theatre is putting on a play that already suggests the end of an era: “Angela I.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months.
The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has given a grant of €10 million over five years to “WANECAM 2” to conclude production of new malaria drug.
A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to report persons with mental ailment early at recognised health facilities.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved and directed the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit additional 1,500 primary school teachers to enhance basic education in the state.
French powerhouse Lyon remains on course to win a fourth consecutive women’s Champions League crown as they prepare to take on Chelsea in the semi-finals.
At a time when Nigerians are reportedly being executed in Saudi Arabia over drug deals, one would have thought that others seeking green pastures abroad will stay away from drugs to avoid fast lane to six feet.
Blackberry has announced that its messaging platform will be shut down on May 31, because “users have moved on to other platforms, while new users proved difficult to sign on”.
President of the Seychelles Football Federation, Elvis Chetty, has warned soccer fans on the continent, as well as the teams taking part in the AFCON 2019 to write off teams at their own peril, as all the 24 teams are very competitive.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir.
A former Commissioner for Lands and Survey in Benue, Mr John Tondu, has advised the 8th National Assembly to re-send the Amended Electoral Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari before the end of its tenure.