Religion articles

A curriculum review and its raging controversy – Guardian (blog)

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo Religion, is a sore point in the nation’s life. Little wonder there has been a controversy following an alleged review of the nation’s school curriculum concerning teaching of religion that adversely affects Christian Religious Knowledge. Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, writes on the confusion and clarification that trailed the curriculum review.

How Can Nigeria Achieve True Federalism? – THISDAY Newspapers

Nigerian women, united in purpose and focus  Amid various allegations of marginalisation from different ethnic groups and geographical zones and widespread inequalities in income, social and educational levels, there have been calls for restructuring of Nigeria and establishment of true federalism across the country, to ensure that each zone or ethnic group has a true

Nigeria's unity not negotiable – Sen Wamakko – Vanguard

The unity of Nigeria is not negotiable, hence, the need to sustain the fervent prayers for its peace and unity, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North), said on Wednesday in Sokoto. Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State Wamakko made the assertion on Wednesday while receiving the state Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, various groups and individuals who

Nigerian govt approves purchase of Abuja Metro Plaza for Hajj Commission, NAHCON – Premium Times

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the purchase of the popular Metro Plaza building to serve as the permanent Headquarters of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON. The approval was given Wednesday at the FEC meeting still holding inside the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is being chaired by

South African court bars one religion promotion in schools – The Nation Newspaper

A South African court on Wednesday ruled that public education institutions cannot promote any one religion to the exclusion of others, saying to do so was a violation of the Schools Act. The Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (OGOD) had argued that it was in the interest of South Africa’s democracy that public schools

Biafra: We won't allow Nnamdi Kanu create problems for future Nigerians – Adeyanju – Daily Post Nigeria

The Convener, Concerned Nigerians, Prince Deji Adeyanju has urged Nigerians not to allow the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and his followers to create problems for the future Nigerian children. Adeyanju, a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Director of New Media, made the remark while berating the IPOB leader for

Ambode Pledges Commitment To Religious Freedom – Nigeria Today

BY GEORGE OKOJIE, LagosLagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has restated the commitment of his administration to uphold and protect freedom of belief and practice of all religion in the state.Ambode who stated this while celebrating Ed-el-Fitri with thousands of Muslims in the Evan Square, Mainland local government affirmed his determination to security enhancement.He

Removal of CRK from public school curriculum could cause religious war – HURIWA warns – Daily Post Nigeria

A non-governmental organization, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has raised the alarm that the removal of Christian Religious Knowledge, CRK, from public school’s curriculum by the education ministry headed by Mallam Adamu Adamu is a sinister plot to cause inter-religious crisis in Nigeria. The pro-democracy group further classified the Education Minister as an

Osibanjo, Education Minister sued over removal of CRS from school … – Vanguard

By Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA – The Incorporated Trustees of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, has dragged the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu and the Federal Ministry of Education before the Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged removal of Christian Religious Studies, CRS, from the academic curriculum of studies for

Osibanjo, Education Minister sued over removal of CRS from school curriculum – Vanguard

By Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA – The Incorporated Trustees of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, has dragged the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu and the Federal Ministry of Education before the Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged removal of Christian Religious Studies, CRS, from the academic curriculum of studies for

We won't allow Kanu, IPOB supporters create another problem for future Nigerian children – Adeyanju – Vanguard

Former Director of New Media of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Convener, Concerned Nigerians, Prince Deji Adeyanju has taken a swipe at the Supreme Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu saying he does not have an iota of respect for the IPOB leader and that he would not allow

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