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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”.

Muslim rights group welcomes Jolly Nyame’s jail sentence

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for doing a thorough investigation into the corruption case of former governor, Jolly Nyame of Taraba.

Lagos Assembly passed nine bills, 45 resolutions in one year – Speaker Obasa

Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday said the House passed nine bills and 45 resolutions in the last one year to ensure good governance in the state.

Governor Ambode urges Muslims to extend love, selfless service beyond Ramadan

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Wednesday evening, urged Muslims to extend love to others and imbibe the act of selfless service to humanity during and after Ramadan, saying such would go a long way in making the world better.

MURIC asks Nigerians to ignore Pastor Adeboye’s ‘prophecy of doom’

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has asked Nigerians to ignore a warning made by Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), calling it a “prophesy of doom”.

Clerics mourn CAN secretary Musa Asake

Some clerics have described as a huge gap in the Christendom, the death, on Friday, of the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Musa Asake.

MURIC urges federal government to arrest Benue church attackers

A Muslim Group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has urged the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to with immediate effect, arrest the perpetrators of Tuesday killings of worshippers and Catholic Priests in Benue State.

MURIC: Atiku Abubakar, Shehu Sani once said northerners are lazy, unproductive

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has described the controversial comment made by President Muhammadu Buhari regarding some Nigerian youth as “apt, precise and succinct”.

MURIC: PDP’s apology ‘deceitful’

The recent apology by Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, for past mistakes of the party is deceitful and should not be accepted by Nigerians, a group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) says.

MURIC: Return of Dapchi schoolgirls, an indictment of ex-President Jonathan

The Muslim Rights Concern has hailed the return of the Dapchi schoolgirls, saying it shows a difference between the President Muhammadu Buhari government and that of his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, under whose watch about 300 schoolgirls in Chibok were taken away in 2014.

MURIC: WAEC should not use Ghana as excuse for fixing papers for Fridays

The Muslim Rights Concern has admonished the West African Examinations Council not to use Ghana as an excuse to fix papers for the time for Jumat prayers on Friday.

WAEC amends May/June timetable over Juma’at prayer

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has amended the part of its 2018 May/June Examination that clashed with the Friday Juma’at prayer.

House of Reps postpones hearing on law school hijab saga indefinitely

The House of Representatives Joint Committee on Justice and Judiciary yesterday postponed its public hearing on the hijab controversy between the Nigerian Law School and a law school graduate, Miss Firdaus Amasa.

MURIC: Continuous detention of Independent journalist tyrannical, draconian

A faith-based human right group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the detained Abuja Bureau Chief of Independent Newspapers, Tony Ezimakor, from the custody of Department of State Services (DSS).

2019: Don’t repeat mistake of 1985 by voting out President Buhari – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has appealed to Nigerians not to repeat the mistake of 1985 by supporting to get President Muhammadu Buhari out of power in 2019.

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