Category Archives: muslim

Eid-el-Kabir: CAN celebrates with Muslims, asks govt to wake up to its responsibilities

By Sam Eyoboka and Caleb Ayansina Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), yesterday,   called on  government at all levels and the governed to work harmoniously in addressing the economic hardship occasioned by recession and the attendant problems. The President of CAN,  Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, who rejoiced with Muslims as they celebrated Eid-el-Kabir, prayed for […]

Sharia ideology: S-West Muslim leaders deny Jihad allegation

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA — South West Muslim leaders under the aegis of Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria, MUSWEN, have faulted the alleged pronouncement by the National Christian Elders’ Forum, NCEF, that Muslims in the country are gearing up to launch “stealth/civilisation jihad and violent jihad”, towards imposing Sharia ideology on Nigerians. The leaders […]

Muslim teen killed while returning from prayers at mosque

A tight-knit Muslim community in the suburbs of Washington was in shock Monday after a 17-year-old girl was apparently beaten to death and dumped in a pond following late-night prayers at the local mosque. Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have charged a 22-year-old local man, Darwin Martinez Torres, with the teenager’s killing, and said on […]