Hijab in schools: MSSN accuses Ambode of Christianisation agenda

Hijab in schools: MSSN accuses Ambode of Christianisation agenda

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The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has accused the Lagos State Government headed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of pursuing a Christianisation agenda in the state in not obeying the Court of Appeal judgment permitting the use of hijab in schools. In…

Eid: Nigerian government declares June 15, 18 public holidays

Eid: Nigerian government declares June 15, 18 public holidays

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The Nigerian Federal Government has declared Friday, 15th June and Monday, 18th June as public holidays to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr. A statement from the Interior ministry quoted the Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazau making the declaration on behalf of the Government. The statement was…

Let’s make religious ethics compulsory for all students to curb social vices – Don

Let’s make religious ethics compulsory for all students to curb social vices – Don

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A don at the University of Ibadan, Ibrahim Olatunde Uthman has advocated for the compulsory inclusion of religious ethics in the lesson contents for students at all levels in order to curb social vices. He was speaking with EduCeleb.com shortly after delivering…

University of Lagos Muslim Alumni (UMA) Scholarship Scheme 2018

University of Lagos Muslim Alumni (UMA) Scholarship Scheme 2018

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The University of Lagos Muslim Alumni (UMA) offers scholarships to deserving Muslim students to progress in their postgraduate education. UMA Scholarship Scheme aims to support suitably qualified prospective Muslim academics in various fields. Over one hundred and forty awards have been given…

Towards restoring a functional Madrasah system

Towards restoring a functional Madrasah system

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Uthman Jaarullah bn Zakariyyah Oladele bn Abdullahi proposes reforms within the Madrasah system. In Nigeria, the Madrasah is variously called Islamiyya, Makaranta Ilmi, or Ilé Kéwú. It is the institution under which  the Almajiri system dominantly operates. The writer establishes that many…

ACADIP Institute of Comparative Religion Studies opens new students’ registration

ACADIP Institute of Comparative Religion Studies opens new students’ registration

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The ACADIP Institute of Comparative Religion Studies (AICOS) has announced plans to commence the registration of new students for the first quarter of 2018. AICOS is an initiative of the Academy of Islamic Propagation aimed at promoting and teaching religious understanding among…

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