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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.

MURIC: Corrupt Nigerians behind attack on President Buhari

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has said that corrupt Nigerians are those behind the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari, whom the group described as incorruptible.

Nigerian law schools provoking Muslims – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has warned that any attempt to bar female Muslim law students who wish to use hijab from doing so by the Nigerian law school campuses across the country, is an infringement on Allah-given fundamental rights of those students as entrenched in Section 38 (i) & (ii) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Ignore detractors of your government – MURIC tells President Buhari

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore his detractors and forge ahead with the task of governing the country.

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Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
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Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.