Nigeria's two major religions, islam and christianity, are sometimes depicted as monolithic entities that confront each other in pitched battles, with formal implementation of the criminal aspects of the muslim shari'a legal code (or the likelihood of implementation) providing the spark that touches. Nigerian muslims will join their counterparts across the world to commence the ramadan fast on thursday this was confirmed by the nigeria supreme council for islamic affairs which announced the sighting of the crescent moon marking the start of the islamic month. Naijang news ★ ★ history of islam in nigeria ★ - what islamic movements are in nigeria you need to know about nigeria boko haram movement to be ready for impact of islam check out all the trending latest news news in nigeria & world right now on naijang.
Ramadan, the ninth month of islam, is here and muslims across the globe are enjoined to adhere to the rules that guide fasting in the glorious month.
Muslim students' society of nigeria (mssn), b-zone has decried the spate of drug addiction among youths and urged. The administrative secretary of national mosque, umoru ja’afaru has said the abuja muslim umma (body) would not pre-empt president muhammadu buhari’s respo. As muslims in nigeria set to join their counterparts the world over to observe the holy month of ramadan, the sultan of sokoto and president general of the nigerian supreme council for islamic affairs (nscia), alhaji muhammadu sa'ad abubakar, has urged muslims.
Former abia state governor and chieftain of the all progressives congress (apc), dr orji uzor kalu, has urged the muslim ummah to use the holy month of ramadan to offer prayers for president muhammadu buhari and nigeria. President muhammadu buhari has sent his greetings and best wishes to muslims over ramadan.
Nigeria has one of the largest muslim populations in west africa islam was introduced to northern nigeria as early as the 11th century and was well established in the major capitals of the region by the 16th century, spreading into the countryside and toward the middle belt uplands.
- Former vice president atiku abubakar has urged muslims to use the ramadan period to pray for unity in the country atiku made the call in a statement in abuj.
- In 2000, after nigeria's military dictatorship was defeated, a resurgent islamic movement re-implemented sharia criminal law in the country's predominantly muslim north.
The adamawa state chapter of nigeria's muslim council says at least 5,247 muslims have been killed in the past four years in the northern state because of boko haram. By oladeinde olawoyin ramadan, the ninth month of islam, is here and muslims across the globe are enjoined to adhere to the rules that guide fasting in the glorious month. Introduction history of islam in nigeria jihad islamic law (sharia) islam and politics. The issue of religion in nigeria has always been a very intriguing area of research amongst both local and international researchers the northern and some part of eastern states consist majorly of muslims, while the south-south and south east con.