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Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by FRESHG(m): 2:11am On Jan 02
PRESS RELEASE

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) observes that today’s holiday fully consolidated the two-day Christmas holiday and enabled Nigerian Christians to kick off the 2018 Christo-Western Gregorian calendar

However, conscious Nigerian Muslims, particularly stakeholders in the welfare of Muslims as well as the growth and development of Islam in Nigeria, approached today’s holiday with mixed feelings. First and foremost, we express happiness for our Christian neighbours who were able to spend the day giving full practice, expression and manifestation of their faith. On the other hand, we experienced a feeling of despair, isolation and marginalization. Our feeling of marginalization arises from the reality of the Nigerian situation which has conditioned Muslims in the country for religious segregation and subjected them to spiritual apartheid.

Here we are today, enjoying January 1st holiday which was declared by the Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria in recognition of the Christo-Western Gregorian calendar. But the same FG which recognizes this Christian calendar is yet to declare 1st Muharram a public holiday in recognition of the Islamic calendar despite several petitions and appeals to it dating back to the 60s. Surprisingly, some people still complain that Nigeria is Islamised!

Professor Ishaq Akintola,
Director,
Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)



http://www.ishaqakintola.com/2018/01/give-muslims-their-own-1st-january/

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by madridguy(m): 2:11am On Jan 02
Misplaced priority

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by sorom4: 2:16am On Jan 02
I wonder the kind of weed these MURIC group smokes. Every Muslim should be ashamed of and distance themselves from this political group.

I URGE this group to fight for and support IPOB referendum. In doing this; everybody will decide what to do with their regions

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by Vyolet(f): 2:18am On Jan 02
How many holidays do we want to observe then? I believe the holiday given for maolud Nabiyy is enough,why clamour for 1st Muharram,we are not using the islamic calendar so i do not see any sense here.
MURIC and oversabi.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by dukie25: 2:20am On Jan 02
This video is from the muslim city of Dubai, who Islamic calendar epp?



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6nzB9M_afw

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by FRESHG(m): 2:27am On Jan 02
madridguy:
Misplaced priority
angry

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by pinkcottoncandy: 2:43am On Jan 02
Illiterates every where

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by BudeYahooCom: 2:54am On Jan 02
Ewedu muslimumudeens and their usual lamentions. grin

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by FRESHG(m): 3:10am On Jan 02
Vyolet:
How many holidays do we want to observe then? I believe the holiday given for maolud Nabiyy is enough,why clamour for 1st Muharram,we are not using the islamic calendar so i do not see any sense here.
MURIC and oversabi.
THAT JIHADIST IS GONNA CAUSE A SERIOUS RELIGIOUS CRISIS IN THE SOUTH WEST IF HES NOT SHOT AT CLOSE RANGEangry

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by jerseyboy: 3:19am On Jan 02
How about giving you Muslims your own country up north. We don tire for una

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by ImperialYoruba: 3:23am On Jan 02
E remain small this guy is going to ask that Universities in Nigeria must instruct muslims in Arabic, not English, which is Latino-Roman language.

Surugede don enter this Professor body. E go need help gaan!

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by RZArecta(m): 3:38am On Jan 02
These people are indeed a nuisance, you can't make statements on the activities of terrorist herdsmen or the murdered Shiites yet your problem is holiday. You shall receive sense one day walahi

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by BudeYahooCom: 5:04am On Jan 02
If this group were a christian group, Dumbohari would have banned and arrested them.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by fergie001(m): 5:12am On Jan 02
MayDay

This is the elusive SHEKAU we have been looking for.

Cc
Buratai
Olonisakin

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by FRESHG(m): 5:14am On Jan 02
jerseyboy:
How about giving Muslims your own country up north. We don tire for una
@ishaqakintola is the terrorist twitter handle

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by safetyInspector(m): 5:16am On Jan 02
Even UAE that uses Islamic Calendar still observe January first as work free day.
Vyolet:
How many holidays do we want to observe then? I believe the holiday given for maolud Nabiyy is enough,why clamour for 1st Muharram,we are not using the islamic calendar so i do not see any sense here.
MURIC and oversabi.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by trillville(m): 5:18am On Jan 02
FRESHG:
PRESS RELEASE

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) observes that today’s holiday fully consolidated the two-day Christmas holiday and enabled Nigerian Christians to kick off the 2018 Christo-Western Gregorian calendar

However, conscious Nigerian Muslims, particularly stakeholders in the welfare of Muslims as well as the growth and development of Islam in Nigeria, approached today’s holiday with mixed feelings. First and foremost, we express happiness for our Christian neighbours who were able to spend the day giving full practice, expression and manifestation of their faith. On the other hand, we experienced a feeling of despair, isolation and marginalization. Our feeling of marginalization arises from the reality of the Nigerian situation which has conditioned Muslims in the country for religious segregation and subjected them to spiritual apartheid.

Here we are today, enjoying January 1st holiday which was declared by the Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria in recognition of the Christo-Western Gregorian calendar. But the same FG which recognizes this Christian calendar is yet to declare 1st Muharram a public holiday in recognition of the Islamic calendar despite several petitions and appeals to it dating back to the 60s. Surprisingly, some people still complain that Nigeria is Islamised!

Professor Ishaq Akintola,
Director,
Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)



http://www.ishaqakintola.com/2018/01/give-muslims-their-own-1st-january/
Why don't you just ask for your own country? Africans were forcefully colonised by the West so we adopted their systems. You now want the Arabs to recolonise you. Why don't you develop your own calendar?

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by Pavore9: 5:50am On Jan 02
This Prof loves stirring up the victim mentality.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by nawtyme: 5:53am On Jan 02
This afonga man needs this

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by Nukilia: 6:09am On Jan 02
When you think you've seen it all.'.. Then another stupidity arrives cheesy cheesy

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by Cretaceous: 6:23am On Jan 02
Religion fanatics like this one and one farida have one thing in come - They look so unattractive and disgusting to say the least.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by ybalogs(m): 6:30am On Jan 02
madridguy:
Misplaced priority
Misleading headline.
Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by Raintaker(m): 6:40am On Jan 02
Pavore9:
This Prof loves stirring up the victim mentality.
Well, it's intentional.
It's the same thing Christians and IPobs do.

He's only trying to balance the equation.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by ngeneukwuewuGOAT: 6:44am On Jan 02
It is confirmed. This man is a mad man before.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by Esseite: 6:48am On Jan 02
My fear is the extreme Religious Fanatics this man may have produced as children..


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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by zombieTRACKER: 6:55am On Jan 02
Raintaker:
Well, it's intentional.
It's the same thing Christians and IPobs do.

He's only trying to balance the equation.





he should be interested in a new Muslim country
For people like you
So that you can do whatever you want

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by heffem(m): 7:05am On Jan 02
Is January 1st for Christians alone?..... trouble makers

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by bonechamberlain(m): 7:17am On Jan 02
I was expecting these statement on new year eve, exactly what I was thinking has just happened. muric asking for their own new year. whether we like it or not Nigeria brand of Islam is filled with extremism, and terrorism would never stop with these kind of people still alive, its highly unfortunate that these man is not even from the north. even Saudi is using the Gregorian calendar. smh

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by wristbangle(m): 7:21am On Jan 02
This is a stupid request.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by Pavore9: 7:22am On Jan 02
Raintaker:
Well, it's intentional.
It's the same thing Christians and IPobs do.

He's only trying to balance the equation.





But likely not getting it.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by FTrebirth(m): 7:27am On Jan 02
these ones are shekau kinsmen...terrorists.

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Re: Give Muslims Their Own 1st January Public Holiday - MURIC by SalamRushdie: 7:36am On Jan 02
Why are we always giving publicity to this rag tag association that has just one Member

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