Monday, February 6, 2023

Religion

January 25, 2023

Don’t vote with sentiments, Peter Obi tells Gombe residents

He said that voting a person because of his region or religion as against capacity would not improve the wellbeing of the people.

Peter Obi in Gombe
January 18, 2023

Hamline University apologises to professor who displayed Prophet Muhammad’s picture in class

“I am 23 years old. I’ve never seen a picture of the prophet, never in my whole entire life, and it breaks my heart that a professor who is supposed to be my role model.”

Hamline University and Erika López Prater
January 18, 2023

‘Why are you killing Christians in Nigeria?’, Trump asks Buhari

“Some people use religion as sentiment, but with adequate education, people are seeing through it now.”

President Muhammadu Buhari and former U.S. President Donald Trump
September 21, 2022

2023 Elections: Nigerians have no problem with religion, Kukah declares 

“Ordinary Nigerians have no problem with religion. It is the manipulation and systemic manipulation of our different identities that is responsible for our violence.”

Bishop Matthew Kukah, the Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto.
August 18, 2022

I’m surprised Salman Rushdie didn’t die after I stabbed him: Attacker 

Hadi Matar, 24, said Mr Rushdie, 75, was “someone who attacked Islam” but did not confirm that his actions were driven by a fatwa issued by Iran in the 1980s.

Hadi Matar and Salman Rushdie
March 13, 2022

Cut religion’s overbearing influence in Anambra politics, PFN tells Soludo

The bishop said Mr Soludo should address the issue of religious and denominational politics which had plagued Anambra for a long time.

Chukwuma Soludo
December 11, 2021

Religion preventing Nigerians from thinking like rational humans: Wole Soyinka

Religion preventing Nigerians from thinking like rational humans: Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka
October 8, 2021

Imams, pastors, media cause of bloodshed in Nigeria: Adesina

Known for his use of ill-mannered language, Adesina said life in Nigeria had become “nasty, brutish and short”.

Femi Adesina, Samson Ayokunle and Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar
August 20, 2021

Practise all religions for peace to reign, Oba tells traditional rulers

To promote peace, Mr Ogunsanwo said a traditional ruler is meant to associate with all religions in their community.

Oba Olufolarin Ogunsanwo
July 24, 2021

Only best students from North used to get admission into federal schools: Lai Mohammed

Mr Mohammed stressed that in his time, only the very best from the 13 Provinces in the North made it to the college and not by any other consideration.

Information Minister Lai Mohammed