As world Muslims prepare to mark world Hijab day, the Islamic headwear is facing troubles in Nigeria where Muslim women accused security forces of marginalizing and harassing them over their hijab.
Salah Farah, a heroic Muslim teacher and father of five, has passed away affected by injuries he sustained when he saved Christians from Al-Shabaab attack last month.
The Muslim community in Malawi has rolled off a project to translate the Holy Qur’an into Yao, a language spoken among 99% of Muslims in the secular, but diverse southern Africa nation and in neighboring countries.
A three-year-old girl is amazing Nigeria after memorizing the whole Qur’an, becoming one of the youngest Muslims in the world to learn the Noble Book by heart.
A new controversy has hit Malawi after an imam has come out in the open to champion rights of homosexuals, sparking angry comments from Muslim scholars who advocate full enforcement of laws that criminalize same sex marriages in the southern African nation.
Jolting millions of her fans, Nigerian screen diva Lizzy Anjorin has officially embraced Islam, a religion had always been her favorite from childhood but which she could not practice in deference to her father who was a Christian.
A leading Muslim organization has vigorously condemned the genocide of Muslims in Central African Republic, urging the world community to send neutral troops to stop this genocide immediately, and work to achieve security for all citizens.
The conversion of a pastor’s daughter in Nigeria’s mainly Christian South-eastern region has ignited a row between Nigeria’s umbrella Christian and Muslim groups, raising questions about freedom of religion in the volatile tribal region.
Scores of Muslim youth have volunteered on Christmas night to protect Christians in Nigeria’s north-western state of Kaduna during the late night mass, an effort appreciated by the church pastors.
Changing his popular church to a mosque, a Nigerian pastor has embraced Islam and took Shahadah, attributing his reversion to a divine encounter he had with a strange man in white in his dreams.
A special event held by an Islamic organization in Akure city in south-western Nigeria has turned out successful after ten attendants reverted to Islam, making Shahada (declaration of faith) among joyous Muslims.