Islam To Overtake Christianity as The World’s Largest Religion

Islam is the world’s fastest growing religion – and not just in Muslim majority nations: 10% of all Europeans are projected to be members of the Muslim faith by 2050, according to a recent Pewter center study. The study estimates that from 2010 to 2050, Muslims will have increased across the world by 73%, followed……

Islam To Become World’s Most Popular Religion By 2070 – Report

A Washington-based Pew Research Center has released a new data predicting the spread of Islam to all parts of the globe by 2070. According to the research result, Islam is expected to overtake Christianity to become the world’s most popular religion by the year 2070. Stating the reason behind the forecast, researchers at the Washington-based……

Pentagon anti-Islamic State plan given to White House

A Pentagon plan for stepping up the U.S. fight against Islamic State has been sent to the White House, spokesperson, Jeff Davis, said on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump had requested the review of U.S. strategy after taking office in January. The recommendations encompass a broad strategy, including diplomatic efforts, Davis said, without providing details……

Woman Urinates On Quran Then Proceeds To Burn It In Viral Video

A woman has caused a bit of frenzy on the internet after a video od her urinating on and then burning a Quran surfaced on the internet. The Slovakian woman identified as Sheila Szmerekova sparked social media outrage after the video surfaced online. The central Slovakian city of Ruzomberok indigene is now faced with six……

Emir of Kano Moves to Ban Polygamy

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi, Lamido Sanusi has said that he would introduce a law prohibiting poor men from marrying more than one wife, saying there is a connection between polygamy, poverty and terrorism. He said because Muslims practice polygamous marriage, most poor men end up marrying up to four wives with as many as……

No plan to Islamise Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government says the alleged Islamisation of Nigeria under the current administration is totally false and should be perceived in its entirety as a campaign of calumny. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stated this on Monday in Ilorin at the Federal Government Town Hall meeting for the North Central zone.……

Why I converted to Islam – Roman Catholic priest

The autobiography of a Roman Catholic priest, Idris Tawfiq, who became a Muslim about 15 years ago, has emerged online. Tawfiq was reported to have died after a period of illness on February 3, 2016 in the United Kingdom, UK but before his death, he had written his experience on how he converted to the…

Bello Masaba The Man With 89 Wives Buried

Bello Masaba, The Man With 89 Wives NAN, Abuja; The body of Mallam Mohammed Bello Abubakar  Masaba, was laid to rest on Sunday in Bida, headquarters of Bida Local Government Area of Niger State. Masaba died on Saturday, January 28, in his Bida residence during a brief illness. He was aged 93. The burial prayer…

Popular TV host banned over ‘hate speech’ in Pakistan

One of Pakistan’s most popular TV personalities has been banned by media regulators in the country after he was accused of “hate speech” and “incitement to violence”. According to a statement, Aamir Liaquat was banned after he hosted a series of shows accusing five abducted activists and their supporters of blasphemy which authorities say could…

Boko Haram: President Buhari Mourns With University Of Maiduguri

President Buhari condemned the attack on the University of Maiduguri President Muhammadu Buhari strongly condemns the terrorist attack Monday morning at a mosque in the University of Maiduguri. In a statement released by his Media spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the President expresses sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the University Community, families of the victims and the…

Christian girl elopes with Islamic lover, disowns church

court-of-law A girl, Habiba Ishaku, 18, on Wednesday dissociated herself from a suit instituted on her behalf by a foundation and the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) over her conversion to Islam. The church and the foundation went to court when the girl eloped, embraced Islam and married one Jamilu Lawal in Kankara Local Government…

MMM: Nigerians blast cleric, Muhammad Gusauin who said scheme is against Islam

Nigerians, particularly MMM supporters and subscribers have blasted an Islamic cleric, Murtadha Muhammad Gusauin, who said participating in the ponzi scheme was against the tenet of Islam. The Imam had delivered a lecture at the central mosque in Okene, Kogi State which was shared on Facebook and other social media platforms. He said the idea…

President Buhari’s Message At Eid-EL-Maulud To The Nation

President Muhammadu Buhari as felicitated with Muslims on the 2016 Eid-el-Maulud which celebrates the birth of the Prophet Mohammed (SAW). The President said it is time to reflect and focus on the current realities before the nation. Buhari urged Nigerians to keep faith in the ability of his administration to make a difference in the lives of…

Eid-el-Maulud: Dogara Urges Muslims To Pray For Nigeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of 2016 Eid-el-Maulud to mark the celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammed. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker charged the Muslim faithful to use…

Saraki Felicitates With Muslims At Eid-el-Maulud

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday urged Muslims to imbibe the injunctions of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) which teaches humility, gratitude and charity towards one another. Saraki made the call in a message to mark this year’s birthday of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu. He urged…

Tension among Muslims over Trump’s new NSA who says Islam ‘a cancer’

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has accepted Donald Trump’s offer to serve as National Security Adviser with many in the Muslim community worried about what his new job might mean for them. Flynn who was once quoted as saying he doesn’t believe that all cultures are “morally equivalent” and once described Islam as “a…

8 months after rescue, Ese Oruru returns to school

The family of 14-year-old Ese Oruru who was kidnapped married off but was rescued about eight months ago have finalized plans to return their daughter to school with Ese expected to resume studies as a first-year Senior Secondary School pupil in Delta State. According to the parents of the teenager, they are happy she is…

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Copy of Judge lists people wanting to corrupt him. Army suffers, withdraws from Boko Haram. Chimamanda scores Buhari a ‘waster’. Nigeria’s generational debts. Over 200 headlines.

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Judge lists people wanting to corrupt him. Army suffers, withdraws from Boko Haram. Chimamanda scores Buhari a ‘waster’. Nigeria’s generational debts. Over 200 headlines.

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14-year-old girl says she converted to Islam, married out of her own will

A-14-year-old girl, Habiba Isiyaku, whose father, Isiyaku Tanko, accused the Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Usman, of marrying off to her abductor Jamilu Lawal, has come out to deny her father’s claim, saying that she changed her religion and married in her own volition. Tanko had in a press conference in Abuja during the week, accused…

Social Justice,fairness key to Nigeria’s unity – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja said his administration will continue to promote unity and peaceful co-existence of all Nigerians by ensuring fairness and social justice to all. President Muhammadu Buhari Receiving Sheikh Abdul-Muhsin Muhammad Al-Qassimi, Imam of the Mosque of the Holy Prophet in Medina, at the State House, President Buhari said God…

Jordanian cartoonist shot dead in front of court before trial

A Jordanian writer who was about to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a caricature that was seen as insulting God and Islam has been shot dead by an unknown gunman. The Christian writer and cartoonist Nahed Hattar, a prominent activist who was a supporter of Syrian President…

How Nigeria Got Into Trouble ~ President Buhari

Femi Adesina, Abuja; They converged from different parts of the United States of America, top rate professionals all, Nigerians whom Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Matters and International Relations, described as “15 of the best people God ever created.” The professionals were in New York to meet with the…

Crisis Escalates As APC Rubbishes Tinubu

A group within the Ondo State All Progressives Congress, APC, Muslim Council, has disowned the National Leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, by not endorsing his anointed candidate for the governorship ticket of the party in the forth-coming Ondo poll. In a joint statement signed by the coordinator of the group, Takuro Amidu, and the…

Virtues of First Ten Days of Dhu’l-Hijjah

“By the Dawn; By the ten nights” Allah says in Surah Al-Fajr:1-2 Grand Masjid (Ka’aba) Among the great opportunities and the blessed times for the competitors of Paradise is the first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah which Allah has favored over other days. There are numerous hadiths indicating that these ten days are better than all…

Amir Ul-hajj Arrives Medina, Assures Pilgrims Of Adequate Welfare

Nigeria’s Amir Ul Hajj, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar assured Nigerian pilgrims currently in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and those that are yet to arrive in the Holy Land of adequate welfare while on spiritual hajj exercise. Abubakar, who is also the Etsu Nupe and a respected tradition ruler in Nigeria, gave the assurance on his…

NSCDC urges unity, peace among Muslims, Christians

  The Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Muhammadu Gana, has called on Muslims and Christians to live in peace and harmony to ensure national development. This is contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, on Monday in Abuja. It said Gana made the…

Write Your Will Before Travelling For Hajj __ Abuja Islamic Cleric Tells Pilgrims

An Abuja-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Yahya Al-Yolawi, has advised intending pilgrims to settle their debts and leave their wills behind before travelling to Saudi Arabia. Al-yolawi, who is the Chief Imam of Area 10 Mosque, made the call while delivering Jumma’at sermon title:“ Essential tips for Hajj Preparations“ on Friday in Abuja. “An intending pilgrim…

Top French Court Temporarily Suspends Burkini Ban

France’s highest administrative court has suspended a controversial ban on full-body “burkini” swimsuits, pending a definitive ruling. The State Council gave the ruling on Friday following a request from the League of Human Rights to overturn the ban in the Mediterranean town of Villeneuve-Loubet on the grounds it contravenes civil liberties. The court said in…

Kano mass wedding : Couples petition rights commission over stoppage

By Albert Akota No fewer than one hundred couples who are beneficiaries of the mass wedding programme organized by Kwankwasiyya Development Foundation shuttered by the Kano state Police Commissioner, Mr. Rabi’u Yusuf has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for violating their fundament human rights. The head of the delegation to the NHRC, Miss…

Sultan’s an Ambassador of Peace, National Unity – SP Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, described the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, as an ambassador of peace, promoter of national unity, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III (Sultan of Sokoto)  champion of of national development, embodiment of tradition and culture and a source of inspiration to many Nigerians. Saraki in…

Enough Is Enough As Buhari Breaks Silence, Sends Shocking Message To Fani-Kayode

President Muhammadu Buhari has tactically replied the Former Aviation Minister and Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-kayode, who had in numerous articles slammed the President for encouraging religious killings in the country. Reacting to numerous criticisms against his continued silence, Buhari, in a statement come down hard on extremist tendencies, saying anybody…

Buhari condemns Zamfara ‘blasphemy’ killings, pledges justice

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday condemned the killing of at eight persons in Zamfara State on the allegation of “blasphemy”. Buhari described the attack as “barbaric and unacceptable”. Writing on Twitter, the president said he “received news of the mob killings in Zamfara with great dismay”. “I assure that the law will take…

Zamfara blasphemy killing, barbaric and unacceptable, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday described the gruesome murder of eight persons in Zamfara State by individuals suspected to be students of the Abdul Gusau Polytechnic, as barbaric and. Unacceptable. The eight persons, all residents of house were killed when the house was set ablaze by the irate mob for being used to accommodate a…

Blasphemy: Family of 8 killed, houses razed in Zamfara

•Curfew declared in LGA From Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau No fewer than eight people were allegedly killed as scores of structures including a house and eatery were burnt to ashes following alleged bid of filthy words against the Prophet Muhammad by a student of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic Talata Mafara of Zamfara state yesterday. According to…

Zamfara Blasphemy Killings, Barbaric – PMB

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday described as barbaric and unacceptable the alleged blasphemy killings which took place in Zamfara State.The attack by mob of youths led to the death of eight persons.But reacting to the incident, President Buhari in his Twitter handle @Mbuhari assured that the law will take its course. (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({});Condemning the act, he…

Blasphemy: Killers of 8 people in Zamfara will be brought to book – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of eight people in a village in Zamfara State as barbaric and unacceptable. Recall that a student of the Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara was said to have made a blasphemous statement against Islam and Prophet Muhammad on Monday and was consequently attacked by a mob and beaten to…

Eight killed in Zamfara over blasphemous statement

The student was alleged to have made a blasphemous statement against Islam and Prophet Muhammad and was consequently attacked by a mob The post Eight killed in Zamfara over blasphemous statement appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

8 Burnt Alive Over Blasphemy In Zamfara

No fewer than eight persons were killed yesterday in Talata-Mafara community in Zamfara following violence that erupted over alleged blasphemy by a student of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara.The state governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, joined hundreds of people to bury the deceased, who were said to have all been killed when an angry mob set fire…

Curfew in Zamfara as mob kills 8 over alleged blasphemy

No fewer than eight persons were killed on Monday in Talata-Mafara community in Zamfara following violence that erupted over alleged blasphemy by a student of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara. The state governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, joined hundreds of people to bury the deceased, who were said to have all been killed when an angry mob…

Mob kills 8 in Zamfara over alleged blasphemy against Islam

No fewer than eight persons were killed on Monday in Talata-Mafara community in Zamfara following violence that erupted over alleged blasphemy by a student of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara. The state governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, joined hundreds of people to bury the deceased, who were said to have all been killed when an angry mob…

8 killed in Zamfara over alleged blasphemy against Islam

No fewer than eight persons were killed on Monday in Talata-Mafara community in Zamfara following violence that erupted over alleged blasphemy by a student of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara. The state governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, joined hundreds of people to bury the deceased, who were said to have all been killed when an angry mob…

8 killed in Zamfara over alleged blasphemy against Islam

No fewer than eight persons were killed on Monday in Talata-Mafara community in Zamfara State  after violence erupted over alleged blasphemy against Islam by a student of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara. Governor Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari joined hundreds of people to bury the deceased who were killed when an angry mob set fire on the house of…

Nicolas Sarkozy declares candidacy for French presidential election

Nicolas Sarkozy has announced he will seek his party’s nomination to stand in next year’s French presidential election. The rightwinger, who was nicknamed “the hyper-president” for his frenetic term in power from 2007 to 2012, had made no secret of his ambition to reconquer the Elysée palace and avenge his 2012 defeat by the Socialist François Hollande. After weeks of suspense in…

Muslim clerics endorse child-spacing for healthy family

Some Islamic clerics in Zaria, Kaduna State, have identified child spacing as the best option to establish an ideal, healthy, responsible and productive family. They spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Zaria on Monday. Mallam Auwal Musa of the Islamic Trust of Nigeria (ITN), said a space of at…

Blasphemy: Zamfara State Poly Closed down over religious riot

The authorities of the Zamfara State Polytechnic Talata Mafara in North-western Nigeria on Monday afternoon closed down the institution  in a bid to stave off bloodshed over accusation of blasphemy. According to a source, trouble started when a Christian student of the polytechnic was accused of blaspheming Islam by a Muslim student. “The Muslim student…

Ahmed Salkida’s Hijra

By EMMANUEL YAWE His last message to me came on April 1, 2013. I wish it were, but it was not an April fool’s message. “Dear Mr Yawe,” he wrote: “After years of seeking ways and alternatives to working professionally and remaining with my family in Nigeria, I am afraid to report that I came…

Buhari: The final word

This is statement credited to our President, Muhammadu Buhari. It is straight from the heart. This should be considered his final word on the subject of the cancer that has spread to the entire fabric of the country’s body “And with advertised impunity, those given trusts betrayed them, those given public offices abused them; and…

Lessons from Hajj (I)

“For Hajj are the months well known. If anyone undertakes that duty therein let there be no obscenity or wickedness nor wrangling in the Hajj. And whatever good you do Allah knows it. And take a provision for the journey but the best of provisions is right conduct. So fear Me. O Men of understanding.”…