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ISI-UI: Parents distribute free hijabs to Muslim students

From Jafar Omoniyi, Ibadan The Muslim Parents Forum of the University of Ibadan, International School, Ibadan (UI-ISI), has advised Hijab-wearing female Muslim students to excel in their studies and be good ambassadors of Islam. The Chairman of the Forum, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, gave the advice on Saturday in Ibadan.   He said that that was “the […]

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Economy General Religious Corner

ZSF empower 10,000 Nigerians with N872m in 3 years

By Abdulfatah Babatunde A faith-based charitable organisation, the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF) says it collected N871,971,965 zakat within three years from 2021, using these to empower 10,439 Nigerian beneficiaries. Prince Sulayman Olagunju, the Executive Director of ZSF, announced this in an exclusive interview with TheNewsZenith on Friday in Lagos. Olagunju said the ZSF came into […]

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General Religious Corner

Kano Royal Rumble: Respect rule of law – Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi

From Abdulwahab Muhammad, Bauchi A renowned cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Dahiru Bauchi has advised the Kano State Government and interested parties in the Kano Emirate tussle to respect the rule of law. Dahiru, the Chairman of the Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi Foundation, gave the advice at a press conference, on Sunday, in Bauchi. Sheikh Dairu said […]

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Local Religious Corner

2024 Hajj: Muslim body applauds Gov. Abiodun’s support

From Khabab Abdulfatah, Abeokuta The Ogun State Muslim Council (OMC) has commended Gov. Dapo Abiodun for providing funds to augment the shortfall in Basic Travelling Allowance for the state pilgrims to perform the 2024 Hajj. In a statement, the Council described the governor’s action as a gesture that would enhance unhindered Hajj conduct. It would […]

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Education Law / Crime Religious Corner

ISI-UI female have right to wear hijab – High Court

From Our Correspondent Some female Muslim students of the University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan (ISI), on Wednesday, came out of a six-year legal battle victoriously to enforce their hitherto denied right to wear hijab in school. TheNewsZenith reports that Justice Moshood Ishola of Oyo State High Court ruled that female students, willing to cover […]

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National Religious Corner

TMC urges FG to address escalating electricity crisis

By Abdulfatah Babatunde A faith-based organisation, The Muslim Congress TMC), has called on the Federal Government to urgently address the worsening electricity crisis in the country. TheNewsZenith reports that the TMC Committee on Social Mobility, the Economy & Politics, gave the advice in its 26th series of “State of The Nation Address” on Saturday in […]

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Foreign News Religious Corner

S/Arabia to test-run flying taxis during 2024 Hajj

Saudi Minister of Transport and Logistics, Saleh Al-Jasser, says pilgrims will have the unique experience of benefiting from the service of flying taxis and drones during this year’s Hajj season. Al-Jasser announced the innovative logistic service during a press briefing in Madinah on Thursday Morning. This is coming after he received first batch of foreign […]

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Religious Corner

MURIC warns Gov. Adeleke to stop desecrating Islam

From Our Correspondent An Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun State to stop desecrating Islam with his “Shakala-Shokolo” religious antics. The Executive Director of MURIC, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, gave the warning in a statement mailed to TheNewsZenith on Monday. MURIC issued the statement to […]

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General Religious Corner

Islamic scholar urges Nigerians to emulate Prof. Musa’s character 

By Abdulfatah Babatunde Islamic Scholars across Nigeria stormed Ijebu Ode, Ogun State to honour an erudite foremost mentor, the late Prof. M.O.A Abdul, describing him as the founding father of the study and teaching of Arabic and Islamic studies in the country. The historic event took place at the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, […]

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Religious Corner

`Yoruba nation’s property better as historical edifice – Badejo

  From Peter Dada Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo has faulted the demolition of the building where an alleged group of agitators called `Yoruba Nation’ announced its takeover of the state from the legitimate government Gov. Seyi Makinde. Badejo gave the condemnation during his Eastertide Press Conference at the Our Lady […]

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