Monday , 16 September 2019
Latest News
Home » Tag Archives: Muric

Tag Archives: Muric

Oro cultists arrested for attacking Muslims, MURIC insists on prosecution

Oro cultists arrested for attacking Muslims, MURIC insists on prosecution

Ogun State Police Command has arrested nine Oro worshippers who attacked Muslims after imposing an illegal curfew. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi identified the suspects as Dondo Sunday, Nurudeen Lawal, Idowu Desu, Monday Akinlolu, Dele Dada, Raimi Jacob, Abiola Azeez, Olarewaju Akerele and Tetede Jamiu. It will be recalled that the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an ... Read More »

MURIC condemns Gov Wike over demolition of Mosque in Port Harcourt

MURIC condemns Gov Wike over demolition of Mosque in Port Harcourt

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has denounced the Tuesday 20th August, 2019 demolition of theTrans-Amadi Central Mosque in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, by the State government. According to MURIC, the demolition is the most odious and insidious attack on an Islamic landmark in that part of the country in recent times. In a statement issued by the Director of MURIC, ... Read More »

MURIC commends NDLEA for make-up exam, demands action on Friday request

MURIC commends NDLEA for make-up exam, demands action on Friday request

  *Prof Akintola* The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commended the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for finding a solution to one of the issues raised by the human rights organization. It will be recalled that MURIC in a press statement dated 6th August, 2019 entitled ‘NDLEA 2019 Promotion Exam is Anti-Muslim’ had berated NDLEA for fixing its 2019 ... Read More »

Eid: MURIC urges Nigerians to work for peace

Eid: MURIC urges Nigerians to work for peace

As Nigerian Muslims join more than two billion adherents of Islam from all over the world to celebrate the Id al-Kabiir tomorrow Sunday, 11th August, 2019, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has urged Nigerians to work and pray for peace and stability. This was contained in the Salah message circulated to the media by the Director of MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, ... Read More »

NDLEA’s promotional exam clashes with Jummat prayer- MURIC

NDLEA’s promotional exam clashes with Jummat prayer- MURIC

One of the courses to be taken during the forthcoming promotion examination of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) clashes with the statutory Friday Jumu‘ah prayer. The course, DDR, which stands for Drug Demand Reduction, is scheduled for 1130 to 1330 hours (i.e. 11.30 am to 1.30 pm) on Friday 16th August, 2019. The course is billed to be taken ... Read More »

MURIC calls for immediate and unconditional release of Sowore

MURIC calls for immediate and unconditional release of Sowore

  Sowore* The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for an immediate and unconditional release of Omoyele Sowore. Sowore presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the last election, was arrested around 1.35 am Saturday, 3rdAugust, 2019 by agents of the Department of State Security (DSS).He is also the convener of #Revolutionnow and his arrest may not be ... Read More »

UI Hijab Crisis: MURIC declares Day Of Solidarity

UI Hijab Crisis: MURIC declares Day Of Solidarity

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has declared Friday, 12th July, 2019 as a Day of Solidarity with female Muslim girls who are facing persecution in South West Nigeria for wearing hijab. This is coming on the heels of a video clip showing the molestation of female Muslim students at the International School of the University of Ibadan (ISI). MURIC declared ... Read More »

Christian State: MURIC wants Gov Wike called to order

Christian State: MURIC wants Gov Wike called to order

The declaration by governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, declared two days ago that the state is a Christian State has elicited reaction from a Muslim group. The governor made the statement during a crusade organized by the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Church in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State. However, an Islamic human rights organization, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) ... Read More »

June 12: MURIC applauds Buhari, says he is hero of the moment

June 12: MURIC applauds Buhari, says he is hero of the moment

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for making June 12 Nigeria’s official Democracy Day. In a statement issued by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola on Wednesday 12th June, 2019, MURIC said “President Muhammadu Buhari is the hero of the moment. He deserves accolades for coming out boldly to do what several regimes lacked the guts to ... Read More »

Kidnapping: Use carrot and stick method, says MURIC in Eid message

Kidnapping: Use carrot and stick method, says MURIC in Eid message

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advocated the use of carrot and stick method as a panacea to the scourge of kidnapping rampaging several parts of Nigeria. According to the human rights organization, security agencies should take the battle to the kidnappers while government should introduce welfare packages for the poor. This was contained in the Id Al-Fitr message issued ... Read More »

Rivers, Zamfara outcomes confirm Buhari’s integrity-MURIC

Rivers, Zamfara outcomes confirm Buhari’s integrity-MURIC

An Islamic human rights group has compared the noninterference stance of President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) in the 2019 elections in Rivers and Zamfara states to the Federal-induced pressure in Ekiti and Rivers states in the Jonathanian period. In a public statement issued by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola on Wednesday, 29th May, 2019, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) maintained that Buhari ... Read More »

MURIC asks NASS to withdraw new stringent media accreditation rules

MURIC asks NASS to withdraw new stringent media accreditation rules

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has asked the National Assembly management to withdraw its recent rules stipulating stringent accreditation conditions for media houses and journalists. Among such restrictions are the imposition of strict rules for renewal and the need for a print media house to prove that it circulates at least 40,000 copies daily. Other new pre-requisites include evidence that a ... Read More »

MURIC hails FG over June 12 celebration

MURIC hails FG over June 12 celebration

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has hailed the Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) over the elaborate activities lined up for the celebration of June 12 this year. The group gave the commendation in a statement issued by the Founder and Director of the human rights organization, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Monday, 20th May, 2019. The Federal Governanment through the Minister ... Read More »

Ramadan: MURIC wants amnesty for 54 soldiers serving 10-year jail term

Ramadan: MURIC wants amnesty for 54 soldiers serving 10-year jail term

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to grant presidential pardon to the 54 soldiers who are currently serving a 10-year jail term. The Islamic human rights organization made the appeal in a press statement issued on Monday, 13th May, 2019. The statement was signed by MURIC’s Founder and Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. According to MURIC, the ... Read More »

Ramadan: Pray for release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls,  MURIC tells Muslims

Ramadan: Pray for release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls, MURIC tells Muslims

As Nigerian Muslims joined their counterparts all over the world in commencing this year’s Ramadan fast on Monday 6 th May, 2019, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged them to pray for the release of Leah Sharibu and other Chibok school girls in the captive of Boko Haram terrorists. The group spoke in a press statement issued by it’s ... Read More »

MURIC hails conviction of Onnoghen by CCT

MURIC hails conviction of Onnoghen by CCT

An Islamic human rights organization, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has hailed the conviction of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The suspended CJN was pronounced guilty this afternoon Thursday 18th April, 2019 by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) headed by Danladi Umar. Onnoghen was accused of making false assets declaration. MURIC’s endorsement of the tribunal’s ... Read More »

MURIC mourns Alhaji H.A.B. Fashinro

MURIC mourns Alhaji H.A.B. Fashinro

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has mourned the passage of Alhaji H.A.B. Fashinro who died on Sunday, 31st March, at the age of 99. The nonagarian  was a distinguished senator in the First Republic, the first clerk of Lagos City Council and one of the founding fathers of Lagos. Pa Fashinro also served for many years as the chairman of ... Read More »

MURIC faults FG on hijab saga

MURIC faults FG on hijab saga

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has faulted a statement credited to the Federal Government (FG) on the hijab saga. FG was quoted last week as saying that it would not interfere in the hijab imbroglio which has embroiled the South West. This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the Islamic human rights organization on Tuesday 26th March, 2019. The ... Read More »

MURIC condemns terror attack against New Zealand mosque

MURIC condemns terror attack against New Zealand mosque

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the massacre of forty nine (49) innocent Muslim worshippers which occurred during Jumu‘ah prayer in ChristChurch, New Zealand on Friday 15th March, 2019. MURIC, an Islamic human rights organization, described the killing as a sadistic, vicious and brutish terrorist act. MURIC’s reaction was contained in a press statement issued on Saturday, 16th March, ... Read More »

Reject candidates who manifest religious fanaticism, MURIC tells voters

Reject candidates who manifest religious fanaticism, MURIC tells voters

As the gubernatorial and house of assembly elections draw near, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigerians to reject candidates who manifest religious fanaticism. This was stated in a press statement signed by the Director of the human rights organization, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Wednesday, 6th March, 2019. “We have to get things right in this country. We heard some ... Read More »