Tag: Islamic cleric

Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi says Killer bandits deserve Amnesty like Niger Delta Militants

An Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has again asked Nigerian government to grant amnesty to bandits like it gave to Niger Delta militants. Gumi who has been visiting bandits in the forest in an attempt to negotiate a peace deal with them disclosed this in a Facebook post titled’ ‘Zamfara:[Read More…]

Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, denies media report that he was invited by the State Security Service

Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, has denied media report that he was invited by the State Security Service (SSS) on Friday The Kaduna-based cleric said he was neither arrested nor invited for interrogation by the secret security agency. “I am having non stop calls from all over the globe asking whether[Read More…]

Sheikh Gumi says if bandits are not assured of their safety they will not let go of their arms

Ahmad Gumi, an Islamic cleric, says if bandits are not assured of their safety and rehabilitation, they will not let go of their arms. The Cable Newspaper reports that, Gumi made the comment on Wednesday during a virtual event hosted by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies. Gumi[Read More…]

Islamic Cleric Vows To Lead Jihad If Senate Passes Inheritance Bill

The Otaru of Auchi, Alhaji Haliru Momoh, Ikelebe III, says he will personally lead a spiritual Jihad against the Senate if the upper chamber of the National Assembly passes the bill on inheritance before it. A bill seeking equal share of inheritance between the male and the female is currently[Read More…]

Islamic Cleric Wants Security Agencies To “Immediately” Arrest Aisha Buhari over BBC Interview

A muslim cleric, Sheikh Ismail Illyasu Mangu of Jamaatul Izalatul Bid’ah Mosque in Farm Centre, Kano, speaking to the thousands of worshipers immediately after the Jumaat prayer, said that security agencies should arrest the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari over her interview in BBC earlier this week “because (it)[Read More…]

Islamic Cleric Demands N520,000 From Woman To Buy Rams, Birds For ‘Special Prayer’

An Islamic cleric, Abubakar Olawale, who allegedly defrauded a woman of N520,000 on the pretext of conducting a ‘special prayer’ on her behalf, was on Monday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. Olawale, 35, a resident of No. 9, Taiwo Toyin Street, Abule-Egba, Lagos, is facing a[Read More…]

“Muslim For GMB” Cleric Says It’s A Sin Islamically For A Muslim To Support Non Muslim

An Islamic Cleric Saturday took to his handle calling on muslims to back the candidacy of General Muhammadu Buhari, who is the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress ahead of the 2015 Elections. Ima Sadiq who took to his handle calling on Muslims to support GMB stated that “It[Read More…]

I Criticised Jonathan Nothing Happened, I Criticised Buhari & I Get Death Threats – Sheikh Gumi

A prominent Nigerian Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, said Tuesday he has been threatened for not supporting Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Kaduna-based cleric raised the alarm on Tuesday in a Facebook post titled, “PDP v APC: It’s Not about Religion.” He said his[Read More…]

Activities Of Boko Haram Persist Unabated, Nigerian Soldiers, Islamic Cleric, Others Killed In Gombe

Gunmen, suspected to be members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, attacked the headquarters of Nafada Local Government Area of Gombe state, North-East Nigeria on Tuesday, killing soldiers, an Islamic cleric and left no fewer than 10 persons dead. But the state Police Commissioner, Kudu Nma, however, said he had[Read More…]

Islamic Cleric Who Said Buhari Should Not Contest Tells Jonathan Same Thing

A  Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar-Gumi, has warned President Goodluck Jonathan against contesting the 2015 presidency. Sheikh Gumi had also during the week written an open letter to former Head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari, urging him not to contest the elections. The cleric argued that Jonathan’s re-election bid[Read More…]