Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    Muslim body threatens nationwide protest over hijab controversy

Muslim body threatens nationwide protest over hijab controversy

The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike over the controversy on hijab.Amasa Firdaus, a graduate of the Nigeria Law School, was denied her called to bar for wearing a hijab to the ceremony.This had attracted criticisms.Commenting on the development, NSCIA asked federal government through the ministry of justice to call the council [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Do Sukuk bonds lead to Islamisation?

FACT CHECK: Do Sukuk bonds lead to Islamisation?

Last week, the federal government issued a seven-year N100 billion Sukuk bond. Patience Oniha, director general of the Debt Management Office (DMO), said proceeds from the bonds would be used to finance the construction of 25 major roads across the six geopolitical zones in the country. Nigerians were still trying to study and understand the concept when the Christian Association of Nigeria [...]

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    Exclusive: Tension at confab as CAN demands Nigeria’s withdrawal from OIC

Exclusive: Tension at confab as CAN demands Nigeria’s withdrawal from OIC

A delicate subplot at the National Conference has reopened the wounds in Nigeria's religious balance.The cold war between Christians and Muslims further deepened following the submission of "toxic memos" to the National Conference by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).The memos were said to be "too hot" for the leadership of [...]

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