Religion articles

Are we tearing ourselves apart for wrong reasons? – The Punch

Samuel Akinyele Caulcrick As the call for secession or restructuring, depending on which side of the divide, continues unabated, the underlining cause for agitation is, as usual, glossed over. It is the economy – Stupid! Most people pivot their comments on ethnicity and religion. However, contrary to the general positions, this writer does not believe

Real reasons Tinubu has been reduced to almost nothing in APC – Doyin Okupe – Daily Post Nigeria

Former aide to the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe has given reasons a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, “is reduced more or less to a Southwest leader,” of the party. He said Tinubu, even though a staunch Muslim has been reduced to nothing in the APC

Farouk Abdulmutallab, 'Underwear bomber' sues US over free speech, religious rights – Vanguard

A Nigerian man serving life sentences for trying to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day 2009 is suing the U.S. Justice Department for denying his free speech and religious rights. Federal Courthouse in Detroit where Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, known as the underwear bomber, pled guilty to all charges

Plateau killings: Fulani herdsmen accuse media of bias – Daily Post Nigeria

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Plateau State chapter, has accused the media of bias and complicity in its reports against its members. State chapter chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Malam Nura Abdullahi, made the accusation in a press conference in Jos, Thursday evening on the recent killings in

Restructuring: Nigerian elders aren't playing the role – The Punch

’Tunji Ajibade [email protected] 08036683657 Nigerians relate well with one another at everyday level irrespective of where they come from. It’s in high-wire politics and sharing of resources and appointments that we remember who’s Igbo, Fulani, Yoruba or Hausa. I have friends across those divides, and I see them as Nigerians, not their tribal and religious

[In Pictures] KweseTV Nigeria Launch In Lagos, Promises More For Less – Complete Sports Nigeria

By Kayode Ogundare (Pictures by Ganiyu Yusuf) Pay television station, KweseTV was officially presented to the Nigerian market on Thursday with a commitment to offer more quality content at affordable rates with minimum technical errors. This commitment was made by high-raking officials of the company led by Joe Hundah, CEO Econet Media, Elizabeth Amkpa, GM

Kwese Sports to celebrate Anthony Joshua – P.M. News

Victorious Joshua Chichi Nwoko, General Manager, Kwese Free Sports, on Thursday said the sports channel will organise a spectacular show for the forthcoming Anthony Joshua’s fight to commemorate “Sagamu Day’’. Nwoko made the disclosure at an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos in the company of other top hierarchy of Kwese during the launch of

In search of the 'detribalized' Nigerian – Daily Trust

Nigerians love buzzwords – slogans that are repeated frequently enough, (and imbued with assumed values), that they begin to sound like established facts or self-evident truths. One of the favourite mantras in Nigeria today is the notion of the ‘detribalized’ Nigerian. Depending on the context and the speaker, this could often mean anything – that