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 …
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Sultan of Sokoto, Dr. Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has blasted the Ilorin University after banning a Nigerian law graduate’s call to the bar for donning a hijab during the ceremony.
Nigeria’s most senior Muslim scholar rejected a new gender equality bill, which gives both men and men an equal share of inheritance, saying it offers a violation of Islamic law.