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PRESS RELEASE: FG'S BETRAYAL OF CONSCIENCE

10th Rabi-ul-awwal, 1436AH (1st January, 2015) Nigeria’s Federal Government openly traded off its conscience last Tuesday night at the United Nations Security Council meeting where voting on a proposed resolution to stop Israeli occupation of West Bank area of Palestine...

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MPAC Expresses Concern Over Nigeria's "No-Vote" at the UNSC

(Lagos, 31/12/2014) The Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC) is deeply concerned over the apparent shift in Nigeria's foreign policy made apparent yesterday by the refusal of Nigeria to cast a "Yes" vote during the question of Palestine and the Palestinians’ bid to be for...

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Moon Sighting Report: THE 1ST DAY OF SAFAR 1436AH

NATIONAL MOON SIGHTING COMMITTEE OF THE NSCIA Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs National Headquarters National Mosque, ABUJA 29 Muharram, 1436AH (22November, 2014) His Eminence Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni Sultan of Sokoto & President-General...

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HAPPY NEW HIJRAH YEAR 1436AH

This is to formally convey to all that the National Moon Sighting Committee (NMSC) has reported and the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), His Emminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar mni, CFR, has approved that Saturday the 25t...

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Tribute to Prof. Ali Mazrui

Click to read a Tribute to Prof. Ali Mazrui...

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HAPPY EIDUL ADHA CELEBRATIONS

4th Dhul-Hijjah, 1435AH 29th September, 2014 The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the astute leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, NSCIA, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, congratulates the entire Musli...

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MUSWEN PRESS RELEASE: THE ARMS DEAL SCANDAL

Preamble When the media waves throbbed with the breaking news of a Nigerian Private jet seized in South Africa last week for smuggling the sum of $9.3 million cash, into that country, we were not surprised especially when the ownership of the private jet with US registrati...

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MUSWEN PRESS RELEASE: WHERE ARE WE GOING FROM HERE

History is an embodiment of experiences. It regales in teaching such experiences to humanity from time to time and from generation to generation. At a precarious time like this, when life seems not to be what it used or ought to be, Nigeria surely needs to draw from such e...

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DEATH OF PROF MUHAMMAD NUR ALKALI Delegate Representing NSCIA

2014-08-04 Prof. Alkali, who is one of the six representatives of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, died at his residence in Maiduguri on Friday night, August 1, 2014. He was 68 years old. A Professor of History, he was a two-term Vice Chancellor of the Universi...

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PRESS RELEASE: MASSACRE OF SHIITE PROTESTERS: FG MUST PUNISH PERPETUATORS

29th July, 2014 PRESS RELEASE: MASSACRE OF SHIITE PROTESTERS: FG MUST PUNISH PERPETRATORS About thirty five (35) Shiites peacefully protesting against Israelli belligerence were shot dead in Zaria, Kaduna State on Friday 25th July, 2014. Three sons of Shiite leader, Sh...

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PRESS RELEASE: MURIC COMMENDS FG FOR STOPPING PERSECUTION OF MUSLIMS IN SOUTH-EAST; LAUDS LASG FOR EXTENDING MATERNITY LEAVE

The Federal Government yesterday stopped the registration and repatriation of non-indigenes anywhere in the country. It will be recalled that some state governments in the South Eastern part of Nigeria had for some time now requested people of Northern extraction to regist...

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TOWARDS MOON-SIGHTING, NOT MOON-FIGHTING IN NIGERIA

They ask you about the crescents. Say: they are but signs to mark fixed periods of time in the affairs of men and for pilgrimage (Q. al-Baqarah, 2:189) Abdullah bin Umar narrates that Allah’s Messenger once mentioned Ramadan and said: Do not begin the fast until you sig...

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MUSWEN PRESS RELEASE: NEW DIMENSION

Date: 9th July, 2014 Our attention has been drawn to the case of a Muslim cleric, Ustadh Abdul Ganiy Jum'ah and his wife Shakirah, who were abducted from their home at Ijoko, near Sango in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government area of Ogun State at about 3.00am last Saturday. Thei...

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Ramadan: Why moon-sighting announcement was delayed - Sultan

Culled from Vanguard: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/06/ramadan-moon-sighting-announcement-delayed-sultan/ Yesterday marked the commencement of 1435AH Ramadan fast across Nigeria. The announcement, which heralded the commencement, was not without hitches as it came at ...

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PRESS RELEASE: COMMENCEMENT OF RAMADAN FAST 1435 AH/2014 OF THE CHRISTIAN ERA (CE)

PRESS RELEASE COMMENCEMENT OF RAMADAN FAST 1435 AH/2014 OF THE CHRISTIAN ERA (CE) Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is reported to have said: “Commence fasting when you sight the (Ramadan) crescent and terminate fasting when you sight the (Shawwal) crescent. But if the sky is cl...

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