Thursday, August 18, 2022

Religion

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
July 15, 2021

FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday as public holidays for Eid-el-Kabir

The federal government has declared July 20 and July 21, as public holidays in celebration of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola
July 4, 2021

COAS addresses church service, lauds troops for quelling insurrection

The army chief made the remarks at the 2021 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Enugu.

Farouk Yahaya
June 16, 2021

Sharia court sentences woman to N10,000 fine for setting ex-husband’s house ablaze

The convict confessed that she used petrol to burn the new bride’s house out of jealousy, according to the prosecutor.

Shari'a law
June 10, 2021

Buhari tolerating persecution of Christians: Ex-U.S. Secretary Mike Pompeo

Mr Pompeo says Nigerian government needs to account for not taking actions thereby allowing the stay of terrorist persist in the country.

buhari and pompeo