Echoes of another forced muslim conversion hits Enugu

The Muslim Community in Enugu State yesterday urged Nigerians to desist from painting Islam “black”, stressing that the religion would not condone activities targeted at undermining human existence and freedom. The Community also dismissed as “untrue” news making the rounds that an Enugu girl, Ifesinachi Ani, was abducted, forcefully converted to Islam and married off to an Emir. They stated […]

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London is more Islamic than most cities in Muslim countries, scholar

London is a more Islamic city than most cities in Muslim countries, a prominent Islamic scholar declared today. Pakistan-born Maulana Syed Ali Raza Rizvi said freedom of worship and the cultural mix in London did more to promote Islamic values than Muslim political leaders elsewhere in the world. The endorsement of religious tolerance comes as a boost to ministers who […]

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How a 13 year old was abducted, converted to Islam and married off in Nigeria

Three different incidents in the last week cast, poignantly, in bold relief the plight of the girl-child in Nigeria. Thanks to The Punch newspaper which launched the #FreeEse, #JusticeforEse campaign and the civil society groups that took up the fight in a spirited manner. With the outrage and outcry that followed, within 72 hours, this same 14-year old girl who […]

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Nigerian Muslim Governor sets to destroy 108years old church as another one destroys monuments in Lokoja

Residents of Lokoja, the Kogi capital have expressed shock and anger over the demolition of five popular landmarks and monuments in the city on the orders of Gov. Yahaya Bello. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who toured the city on Saturday, observed that the famous Paparanda Square, whose existence dates back to the colonial era, is […]

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Nigeria Christian thrown off a UK aircraft on suspicion of being a Moslem

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A British man was removed from a plane by armed police at Luton airport after a fellow passenger read a message on his mobile phone about “prayer” and reported him as a security threat. Laolu Opebiyi, 40, from London, said he was forced to hand over his phone and supply his password in order to establish his innocence after he […]

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Pope Greets Pro-Biafra Activists at the Vatican During Angelus Prayer

Pope Francis greeted a group of activists from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group, who are campaigning for secession from Nigeria, after they gathered at the Vatican on Sunday. IPOB is led by Nnamdi Kanu, a U.K.-Nigerian dual citizen who is currently detained in Nigeria, facing trial for treasonable felony. Kanu is the director of Radio Biafra, an underground […]

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