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NASFAT Urges Victims Of Sexual Assault To Speak Out

The Nasrul-llahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) on Sunday said that the mission had opened a 24-hour hotline for people who have been sexually assaulted to report such abuse. The mission’s Women Affairs Secretary, Alhaja Suwebat Kupolati, disclosed this while speaking with journalists during the official opening of NASFAT Women’s Week at the Lagos Secretariat Mosque. She said that women had the right to report to relevant authorities if they had been sexually assaulted. According to her, the NASFAT 24-hour hotline to report sexual harassment is 07048115092. Kupolati, therefore, urged women who were…

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Maulud: Pastors Felicitate With Muslims, Call For Peaceful Coexistence

Two pastors in Kaduna State, on Wednesday felicitated with Muslims on the occasion of Maulud celebration, to mark the birth of Prophet Muhammad. The Pastors, Yohanna Buru and Joshua Ahmed told newsmen in Kaduna that the occasion was an appropriate time for the promotion of peaceful coexistance and inter-religious tolerance in the country. They urged Muslims to also use the occasion to strengthen better understanding among different faiths in the country. Buru, the General Overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intercessory Ministry, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna, said ”celebrating the birth of…

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No Nigerian As Pope Francis Names 13 New Cardinals For Appointment Nov 28

Pope Francis announced the appointment of 13 new cardinals on Sunday, including archbishops from the United States, Rwanda and the Philippines but no mention of Nigeria. The appointments will be formalised in a consistory, a meeting of cardinals, on November 28, the pontiff said during his Sunday Angelus message. Nine of the appointees are under 80, and as long as they do not reach that age, they can take part in the next conclave, the council of cardinals that elects new popes. The list includes Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory, Kigali…

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MURIC Defends SARS, Says Not All Operatives Are Callous, Vicious

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Sunday said that not all the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives were callous and vicious. The group’s Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, made the remarks in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said that the participants in the #EndSARS protests should be reminded that some SARS operatives had contributed immensely to the war against criminality. “Closer attention should also be paid to other police departments if the excesses of the Police are going to be curbed. “However, the…

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CACOVID Accuses Rep Ihama Of Fraudulently Claiming Palliatives Allocated To Edo

.Refutes Claims By House Of Reps Member The Private Sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has petitioned the Edo state government over alleged misappropriation of its food palliatives worth over N465 million by a member of House Representatives from the state, Dr. Omoriege Ogbeide Ihama, who represents Oredo Federal Constituency, Benin, Edo state. CACOVID, a coalition of Organised Private Sector operators had earlier in the year, pooled resources together to complement federal and state government efforts at curbing COVID-19 pandemic had purchased and donated testing kits, medical supplies, built isolation centres…

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Living Faith Pastors Storm Egbe For Pastor Aina’s Mother’s Burial

To honour one of their own, members and Pastors of the Living Faith Church storm Egbe in Kogi State for the burial of Mrs Dorcas Omoshola Aina. The team from Lagos led by some senior Pastors arrived on Thursday for the service before the funeral service at the 6th ECWA Church, Pategi Road, Ijalu shortly after the interment. The deceased who died at aged 110 years was a devoted member of ECWA was honoured by community, children, Grand children and great grand children. In the sermon Rev C I Ogungbe…

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Anglican Primate Wants FG To Cushion Effects Of Hike In Petrol, Electricity Tariff

Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, has called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with palliatives to cushion the effects of the hike in petrol prices and electricity trarrif on citizens. Ndukuba, who made the call at the 13th General Synod of the Church in Abuja, stressed that the hike would worsen the economic hardship on Nigerians and increase the poverty level in the country. While lamenting the negative effects of COVID-19 on the citizenry, Ndukuba expressed regret that most of the small and medium scale enterprises had…

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Gov Makinde Promotes Religious Tolerance In Oyo-Islamic Leaders  

…As They Commission Renovated Eid Ground In Ibadan …Stop All Attacks On His Govt, Oyero, Oyelade Tell Muslim Faithful Muslim leaders in Oyo State on Thursday commended Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, declaring that he has shown brightly as a promoter of religious tolerance. The notable Muslim leaders in the state including the Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Alhaji AbuBakr Agbotomokekere; former president of the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), Chief Bayo Oyero and the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Lateef Oyelade, gave the commendation at the commissioning of…

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Sultan Declares Sunday Eid-El-Fitri, Committee Yet To Sight Moon

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sunday, May 24, 2020, as the first day of Shawwal 1441 after Hijrah, and as such, the Eid-el-Fitr. The Sultan revealed this in a statement signed by the chairman advisory committee on religious affairs Sultanate council, Sambo Wali Jinaidu. According to the statement, the national moon sighting committee did not receive any report from the various moon sighting committees across the country confirming the sighting of the new moon of Shawwal…

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Muslims Pray In Berlin Church To Comply With Social Distancing Rules

A Berlin church is hosting Muslims who are unable to fit into their mosque for Friday prayers because of social distancing guidelines. The Dar Assalam mosque in the Neukölln district normally welcomes hundreds of Muslims to its Friday services. But it can currently only accommodate 50 people at a time under Germany’s coronavirus restrictions. During the holy fasting month of Ramadan, the nearby Martha Lutheran church stepped in to help, hosting Muslim prayers in Arabic and German. “It is a great sign and it brings joy in Ramadan and joy…

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