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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.

Falz: I’m making a lot of controversial music

Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana says he will put out more controversial and conscious songs in the wake of his much-talked-about ‘This is Nigeria’ single.
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Hijrah: MURIC urges federal government to make malaria treatment free

The Director of Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Prof. Ishaq Akintola, has urged the Federal Government to make the treatment of Malaria free.

Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu: NBC does not ban songs

The Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission, Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu, has clarified the recent media report that his commission banned some songs.

NBC condemns demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has condemned the demolition of the structure housing the Fresh FM in Ibadan by the Oyo State Government.

MURIC urges Muslims not to borrow money for Eid-el Kabir celebration

Prof. Ishaq Akintola of the Lagos State University (LASU) has urged Muslims in the country to spend within their income rather than borrowing money to celebrate the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir.
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Stop blaming President Buhari for killings – MURIC tells Nigerians

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigerians to stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari for killings around the country.

Cattle ranching: Nigeria should learn from Ghana – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigeria to borrow a leaf from Ghana by establishing cattle ranches to resolve the deadly conflict between farmers and herders.
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MURIC: President Buhari a living legend

Ishaq Akintola, director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), says it will be in the best interest of Nigeria for President Muhammadu Buhari to win his re-election bid in 2019.

Falz: I expected controversy over hijab-wearing girls in my video

Taking a cue from American musician Childish Gambino, the Nigerian artiste/actor addressed a number of topical Nigerian issues in the video, one of which is the Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction.
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Plateau killings: Prosecute author of fake news – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern has called on the Plateau State Government to prosecute Andrew Ajijah, author of the controversial publication on the involvement of the Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association’s involvement in the killings which occurred in Barkinladi, Riyom and some parts of Jos South last week.
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MURIC blasts Christian elders group, advises CAN to purge its flock

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to allegations by the National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) against President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, describing the allegations as baseless, unfounded and ridiculous.

President Buhari urged to pardon soldiers jailed for refusing to fight Boko Haram with...

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use the Eid-il-Fitr celebration to forgive the 54 soldiers imprisoned for refusing to fight Boko Haram insurgents with poor weapons.

The meaning of June 12

For the record, I did not vote on June 12, 1993. Not that I did not want to vote, but the situation conspired with the circumstances to disenfranchise me: I was out of Lagos. If I was in town, though, I would have voted for Chief MKO Abiola, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

MURIC hails President Buhari for declaring June 12 Democracy Day

According to the statement, the group is happy and it described the action as “the boldest step ever taken by a civillain administration since 1999 and it applauded the president for “identifying with progressive and democratic elements in the country”.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.

NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.