Nigeria is the most dangerous country in the world to be a Christian – US Congress

Nigeria has been cited as the most dangerous place for Christians in the world by the United States House of Representatives. The chairman of its subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights and International Organisation, Christopher Smith, stated this in a letter inviting former President Goodluck Jonathan to make a presentation to the Sub-Committee on……

Islamic scholar blames Christians for frustrating war against terrorism

The Nigerian Christian community has been blamed for frustrating the fight against terrorism for their refusal to join hands together with the Muslims to end the scourge. According to a prominent Islamic scholar, Ahmad Gumi who made the remark while speaking at the Centre for the Study of Christian-Muslim Relations in Kaduna, said it was unfortunate……

Group Advocates Better Lives And Opportunities For Northern Women

An interfaith group in Kaduna State, the Faith Actors Dialogue Forum, on Tuesday said women must be given opportunities to live productive and meaningful life in Northern Nigeria. The group, which consists of over 34 religious organisations including CAN and JNI, made the declaration at a news conference in Kaduna. Rev. Joseph Hayab, the state…

Nigerian government planning to attack us – INM

The Isilamic Movement in Nigeria has claimed that there are plots by the Nigerian government to attacks its members across the country. The group said plans had been perfected by some persons believed to bbe working for the FG to unleash terror on its members in northern part of the country. INM in a statement…

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……

2017 Hajj : Kwara Pilgrims Board screens 2,004 intending pilgrims

The Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Saturday that it has screened 2,004 intending pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj. The Executive Secretary of the board, Mrs Fatima Abolore-imoh, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in llorin that the 2,004 intending pilgrims were selected from the over 2,500 who registered on line for the……

Bauchi Muslim Pilgrims Board to consolidate on 2016 success, says chairman

Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Thursday it would consolidate on successes recorded during 2016 Hajj operations to ensure the smooth conduct of the 2017 Hajj. Alhaji Abdullahi Hardawa, Chairman of the board, stated this in Bauchi during a review meeting of 2016 Hajj operation, held at the headquarters of the board. Hardawa……

I’m grateful to Nigerians, says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked all Nigerians, “Christians and Muslims alike”, for their constant prayers and kind wishes for his health. The President made his feelings known on his Twitter handle, @MBuhari, on Wednesday night, shortly after the Senate President Bukola Saraki; Speaker, House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara and the Senate leader Ahmed Lawan visited……

Valentine: Indonesia raids condoms sellers

Indonesia Raids Condom Sellers The mayor of a city on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island on Tuesday raided convenience stores selling condoms on the eve of Valentine’s Day. According to local media the mayor of Makassar, Mohammad Pomanto, complained during snap inspections of mini marts  that stores were selling condoms “like they were candy.’’ “Valentine’s Day is…