Tag Archives: Ishaq Akintola

Trump’s Victory: Suspend US Trips, Group Warns Nigerian Muslims

Following the election of the Republican Party presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump,  the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has affirmed that the victory has serious implications for Muslims in the United States and elsewhere around the world. According to the group in a statement to The Street Reporters, and signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC said that Trump’s “Americanisation of ...

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MURIC Hails Banire For Stepping Aside Over Corruption Allegation

Muiz Banire

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commended a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and hitherto National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Muiz Banire, for to stepping down pending the outcome of investigations into allegations that he offered N500,000 as bribe to Mr. James Agbadu-Fishim, a judge of the National Industrial Court. The group in a statement to The Street ...

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Democracy Day: Give Us June 12, Muslim Group Urges Buhari

The Federal Government (FG) had declared Monday 30 May, 2016 as a holiday in lieu of Sunday 29 May, 2016. This date (29th May) has been earmarked as Democracy Day since 1999. The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) hereby declares its misgivings about the choice of 29th May of every year as Democracy Day. Going down memory lane, Nigerians will recall ...

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WAEC’S Reponse To MURIC’S Statement: WAEC Just Shot Itself In The Foot

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has responded to a press statement issued today by the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) in which the latter criticized WAEC’s examination timetable billed to take off next week for fixing the examinations to coincide with Jum’ah period. The crux of WAEC’s argument is that the examinations cover the whole of the West African region ...

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#Nigeria2015: Group Condemns Hate, Blackmail Campaign By Politicians

A Muslim rights group chided politicians for engaging in hate speeches, blackmail and violence, even leading to death, in the build up to Saturday’s presidential election. The body, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), in a statement by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, noted that citizens go to the polling units on Saturday “with excitement mixed with trepidation. “This is because the ...

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