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The University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan, has suspended a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru for wearing Hijab (headscarf) in July this year.

MURIC expresses worry over suspension of hijab wearing student

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has expressed displeasure over the suspension an hijab-wearing student of International School (ISI) of the University of Ibadan (UI).
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday enrolled one of his sons, Abubakar Al-Siddique, in a public school in the State. 8

MURIC: Kaduna governor deserves kudos for enrolling son in public school

The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has been hailed for enrolling his son in a public school. It will be recalled that Mallam El-Rufai took his son, Abubakar Al-Siddique El-Rufai, to the Kaduna Capital School on Monday, 23rd September, 2019.

Islamic group attacks former Ekiti governor over ‘stolen funds’

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has insisted that former Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, must be held accountable for alleged stolen funds in Ekiti State.
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Asari Dokubo: Nyesom Wike, Rotimi Amaechi singled-out Rivers mosque for demolition — video

Asari Dokubo, former Niger Delta militant leader, has described the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, as a liar, following his denial of demolishing a mosque in Port Harcourt.

MURIC slams Rivers governor over ‘mosque demolition’

The governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike, has claimed that no mosque was demolished in Port Harcourt. This claim is coming in the wake of the allegation by Muslim leaders in Port Harcourt that the governor had sent bulldozers aided by thugs and mobile policemen to pull down the Trans-Amadi Central Mosque on Tuesday.

MURIC kicks as Rivers governor demolishes mosque

Trans-Amadi Central Mosque in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was on Tuesday 20th August, 2019 demolished by the Rivers State government. The demolition exercise has however been denounced by the Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC).
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Pastor: Ban BBNaija now, it is evil

Pastor Felix Ajide of King Jesus Praiseland Assembly has said that the ongoing Big Brother Naija season (4) show promotes immorality and is not good for the society.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

MURIC: NCEF allegations against President Buhari unfounded

An NGO, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has described the allegations in a petition by the Northern Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) against President Muhammadu Buhari as frivolous and unacceptable.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Muslim group tasks President Buhari on ending kidnappings

The Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Prof. Isha Akintola, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order heads of all security outfits in the country to eliminate all known kidnappers’ camps and hideouts.
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Muslim group blows hot over alleged plot to overthrow President Buhari government

Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has described as unacceptable, irritating, preposterous and ludicrous for anybody of group of people to call for military coup d’etat in the country.
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MURIC hails Governor Ambode over infrastructure renewal

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commended Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, for embarking on massive infrastructural drive which positively changed the landscape, saying the governor’s name has already been written in gold in the history of the state and can never be altered by anybody.
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Ramadan: MURIC urges Muslim faithful to pray for release of Leah Sheribu, Chibok girls,...

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called on the Nigerian Muslims to use the Holy month of Ramadan to supplicate for the freedom of Christian girls like Leah Sharibu and other Chibok girls.
PROFESSOR IS-HAQ AKINTOLA

WAEC accuses MURIC’s Ishaq Akintola of disrupting exams registration

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.
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MURIC congratulates President Buhari on re-election

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election for another four-year term, describing the victory as well-deserved.
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MURIC urges Nigerians to vote ‘massively’

As Nigerians prepare to vote in the general elections tomorrow and on March 2, an Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has appealed to Nigerians to go out and vote massively on the election days.
PROFESSOR IS-HAQ AKINTOLA

Elections: Why Nigerian youths must vote massively – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Monday charged Nigerian youths to vote massively in the forthcoming elections.

PANDEF rejects Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari. It therefore asked for his immediate reinstatement.

MURIC rejects Reverend Kukah’s initiative to train 10 million almajiris

The Muslim Rights Concern has kicked against the plan by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Mathew Kukah, to train 10 million almajiri children in Northern Nigeria.

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