7th September, 2016 PRESS RELEASE: SULTAN HAS LOCUS STANDI TO DECLARE ID AL-KABIIR DAY

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, September 2, 2016, announced that Muslims will observe the Id al-Kabiir on Monday, September 12. Reacting to the Sultan’s announcement, a coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) yesterday descended on the Sultan for announcing the Id al-Kabiir…

Bishop Kukah’s attack on Islam By Mohammed Haruna |

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah is no stranger to controversies. But the one the bishop of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese stirred last month with his keynote address during a conference at the Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, would rank as perhaps his most provocative to date. Certainly it would rank higher than the very controversial Homily…

MURIC To President Jonathan: On What Basis Has Nigeria Supported Israel This Time Around?

PRESS RELEASE: NIGERIA’S ABSTENTION AT UN VOTE ON PALESTINE: LONG IN IMPUNITY, SHORT IN PRINCIPLE Nigeria yesterday abstained from voting during the United Nations deliberation on whether Palestine should be recognized as a full-fledged state. The abstention cost Palestine denial of the recognition just when it needed only one vote to scale through.Eight votes were…