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Could Lassa Fever Threaten Nigeria’s Hajj?

LAGOS – The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has dismissed earlier reports that Saudi government would be banning Nigerians from this year’s hajj after the spread of Lassa fever in 18 states. “The attention of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has been drawn to the publication on some social media platforms and some online …

Nigeria Commemorates Renowned Muslim Scholar’s Centenary

LAGOS – Nigerian Muslims have launched on Monday weeklong activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of one of Africa’s most celebrated Muslim thinkers, Sheikh Adam Abdullahi al-Ilory. “It was no coincidence that Sheikh el-Ilory came almost exactly 100 years after the departure of Sheikh Uthman Bin Fodio. The two of them shared a lot of …

20-Year-Old Wins Nigeria’s Qur’an Recitation Competition

KATSINA STATE – A 20-year-old Nigerian Muslim has emerged the overall winner of the 32nd Qur’anic Recitation Competition held in Katsina, north-west Nigeria, as Nigerian President urged understanding of the Holy Qur’an for peaceful coexistence. “All the Books of Almighty Allah teaches us the same thing, that is how to live in peace with one …

Non-Muslim Official in Nigeria Encourages Polygyny

IMO STATE, Nigeria – A non-Muslim governmental official in the Southeast Nigerian state of Imo has appealed to men to marry two or more wives to reduce prostitution. “I am not forcing you, but just encouraging you to marry two or more wives to reduce on women staying without husbands,” said Imo state Commissioner for …

82 Nigerians Convert to Islam in One Night

two-day event held by the Nigerian Academy of Islamic Propagation (ACADIP) culminated in huge success after eighty-two Christians converted to Islam in Modakeke, Osun State.

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