Opinion

COVID-19: Of Chinese Experts, Encouraging Recovery Data, and Breakthrough Therapies, By Yushau A. Shuaib

The rate of recovery of coronavirus disease patients in Nigeria is quite encouraging. In fact, a number of high-profile personalities who had tested positive to the infection have since recovered and been given a clean slate of health within a short period of time. They include Governors Bala Mohammed of…
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Bámidélé Upfront

MURIC: A Solution In Search Of A Problem That Doesn’t Exist, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The Yoruba collective identity is defined by common myths, history, values and symbols. This bond is what the Muslim advocacy group, The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) seeks to destroy. Under the leadership of Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC has been trying too hard to solve a problem that does not exist…
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Columns

Nigeria, U.S. and the Question of Religious Freedom, By Reuben Abati

Allegations by the American Government that there is indeed evidence of religious persecution in Nigeria are too serious to be treated so perfunctorily. Religion is a very sensitive issue not only in Nigeria but all over the world. It has been exploited for political purposes with grave This is the…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

Buhari’s Misguided Invitation of Shi’ites To Terrorism, By Femi Aribisala

Buhari is busy importing the incendiary of Middle Eastern Sunni/Shiite conflagration into Nigeria. The decision of the Nigerian government to proscribe the Shi'ite Islamic Movement In Nigeria (IMN) and to declare it officially as a terrorist organization is a catastrophic blunder. In the first instance, the decision is illegal and…
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Columns

Undermining the Peaceful Coexistence Between Muslims and Non-Muslims, By Murtada Gusau

Let the Nigerians continue to live in harmony and maintain peaceful coexistence among themselves regardless of their religious, regional, partisan and tribal differences. In The Name Of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful All praises belong to Allah, the Lord of all that exists. I bear witness that nothing…
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Columns

Politicians, Blood Oaths and 2019, By Festus Adedayo

Desperate politicians, seeking foothold onto power, have mounted a huge traffic towards the homes of these “men who see tomorrow.” They swear oaths of allegiance while sleeping inside coffins and making human sacrifices. Worse still is that these ‘diviners’ heat up the polity by assuring even mere charlatans that they…
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Opinion

C.A.N, Donald Trump, the Nigerian Media and Islamophobia, By Murtadha Gusau

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 In The Name Of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad (Peace be upon him) is His Servant and Messenger. Dear…
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Opinion

Kill The Hypocrisy About Religious Studies In Schools, By Azu Ishiekwene

- CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle If, according to the CAN president, the goal of keeping religious studies is to save us from a society where all forms of ungodliness is the order of the day, well, we’re already in a post-godly world. And Ayokunle does not need to look…
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