MURIC Urges Political Leaders to Emulate Prophet Muhammad

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Tuesday called on the nation’s leadership to emulate Prophet Muhammad (SAW), shun selfish interests and focus on developing the economy for the benefit of the masses. Prof. Ishaq Akintola, Director, MURIC, in an Eid-El-Maulud message in Lagos, advised politicians to focus on things that would bring development to the […]

NUT Task Government on Out-of-School Children

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), has called on government at all levels to address the problem of Out-of-School Children across the country. Dr Nasir Idris, the National President, NUT, made the call on Friday in Abuja during the commemoration of the 2018 World Teachers Day. To address the problem, Idris revealed that Nigeria needed […]

Girl Hit by Air Force Jet Debris Gets Scholarship

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is to provide scholarship to Miss Elizabeth Elijah who was hit by flying debris from the crashed fighter jet during air training for Nigeria Independence Day celebration. The Director, FCT Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC), Dr Adamu Noma, disclosed this when he visited the girl at Maitama General Hospital, […]

Nigeria Marks 58th Independence in Colourful Parade after 7-Year Interval

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday took the salute at the Eagle Square, Abuja, as military and para-military organisations held a colourful parade in commemoration of Nigeria’s 58thIndependence. The event was the first full-fledged Independence Day parade since the celebration was marred by an explosion, which occurred near Eagle Square on Oct. 1, 2010. Shortly after arriving […]

Catholic Church Preaches Love Tolerance to Muslims at Sallah

In the spirit of Sallah, the Director of Communications, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Msgr. Gabriel Osu has urged Muslims to love and tolerate other Nigerians irrespective of their religious persuasion or faith. “The golden rule is to love your God above every other thing. Love your neighbour as yourself and your neighbour goes beyond Muslims […]

Don’t Celebrate Eid-el Kabir on Borrowed Money – MURIC

Prof. Ishaq Akintola of the Lagos State University (LASU) has urged Muslims in the country to spend within their income rather than borrowing money to celebrate the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir. The lecturer gave the advice on Tuesday in a statement in Lagos. The lecturer, who is also the Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) said “Just like […]

African First Ladies Peace Mission Celebrates the African Child

African first ladies peace mission celebrates 2018 day of the African Child with the theme “leave no child behind for Africa’s development. Children drawn from different schools attended the events in Abuja. Below are pictures of the event.  

Workers’ Day: Osinbajo Calls on Tripartite Committee to Expedite Action on Minimum Wage

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the Tripartite Committee on the National Minimum Wage to expedite its assignment on workers’ new minimum wage in the country. Osinbajo made this call at the 2018 May Day celebration with the theme,“Labour Movement in National Development: Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win’’, in Abuja on Tuesday. He said […]

May Day: New and Improved Welfare Workers’ Package Will Reduce Corruption -Labour

Labour leaders in Benue and Plateau on Tuesday said they were firmly behind the agitation for the new minimum wage of N65,500 for workers in the country by national union leaders. They also decried the harsh working conditions in most states and condemned the continuous omission of their names on the payroll of the Benue […]

#WorldMalariaDay More Investment in Research Key to Reduction – Society

Dr. John Puddicombe, President, Malaria Society of Nigeria (MSN), has called for more investment into malaria research to reduce the infection rate in the country. Puddicombe made the call at an awareness campaign marking the 2018 World Malaria Day jointly organised by MSN and Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) on Wednesday in Ota, Ogun. […]