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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Eid Maulud: MURIC tasks political leaders to emulate Muhammad

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Tuesday called on the nation’s leadership to emulate Prophet Muhammad (SAW), shun selfish interests and focus on developing the economy for the benefit of the masses.

Hijab: MURIC commends LASG on approval for schools

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), a rights group on Wednesday commended the Lagos State Government for approving the use of Hijab for female Muslim students in all public schools.
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EFCC denies starving detainees

The Economic and Finanacial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied starving suspects in its custody, contrary to speculations in some quarters.

MURIC urges central bank to enforce ban on sale of new naira notes

Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the Director of Muslim Rights Concern, an NGO, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria to enforce the ban on sale of new naira notes at parties.
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Stop calling us terrorists, cannibals – Beroms warns Islamic bodies

The Berom ethnic nationality of Plateau State have urged the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar to caution Islamic bodies under his leadership in the country to stop promoting ethnic hatred and branding the Berom as Christian terrorists and cannibals.

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has intercepted 21.9kg of Cocaine.

NDLEA intercepts 21.9kg of cocaine at Abuja airport

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Nigerian governors to meet over coronavirus second wave as schools re-open

The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country.