Tag: Nigeria

Muslim Youths Protect Christians During Xmas Service

By VanguardNgr.com More than 200 Muslim youth volunteers are part of those protecting Christians during church services to celebrate this year’s Christmas in Kaduna, says Pastor Yohanna Buru. Buru, a cleric of Christ Evangelical Church, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna South, disclosed this in an interview with pressmen in Kaduna. He confirmed that over 200 Muslims were… Read More ›

Nigerian Military have found a large cache of arms and ammunition in a Church

 by: Channels Television The arrest of a suspected terrorist has led to the discovery of a large cache of arms and ammunition hidden in the premises of a burnt church in Kalabalge Local Government Area of Borno State. The suspect claims to be a Cameroonian and an arms courier for the group. A statement by the… Read More ›

62 year-old Christian pastor gets 2 years for raping a 10 year old girl

An Egor Magistrates’ Court, Benin, on Friday  sentenced a 62-year old pastor, Alfred Idonogie, to two years imprisonment for defiling a 10-year old girl. Chief Magistrate Taye Omoruyi found Idonogie guilty of the offence after the prosecutor presented five witnesses who testified in proof of the charge. The prosecution witnesses included the victim’s grandmother, the… Read More ›

Photo for an earlier mass weddings held in Nigeria's city of Kano.

Mass Wedding for Nigeria Muslim Reverts

By: OnIslam & Newspapers Assisting new Muslim reverts, a Nigerian center for new Muslims have announced plans to arrange mass weddings for reverts to Islam, to help them start a stabilized family life in Islam. “Before the wedding the center will arrange for a screening exercise for prospective grooms and brides in order to ensure… Read More ›

Hijab Ban Troubles Nigeria Muslims

By: OnIslam & Newspapers A leading Nigerian Muslim group has condemned the ban on the use of hijab by Muslim student across all Lagos public schools, calling it a breach of the fundamental rights of the students to practice their religion. “As a Muslim alumni body, that cut across the country and beyond, we have not… Read More ›