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Cornflakes for Jihad: The Boko Haram Origin Story

Nigeria's organised Islamic terrorism problem did not start in 2009. It's a lot more insidious than you think. By David Hundeyin In May 2021, a 96 year-old businessman died in Rome, Italy. In his lifetime, Ahmed Idris Nasreddin might have amassed a personal fortune of close to half a billion dollars, but

Why Muslims Rebel? A struggle for Self-Determination

•Non-democratic regimes in Muslim countries are explained not by religion, but by history, politics, culture, economics traditions By Ghulam Nabi Fai   First of all, let me clarify that not all Muslims rebel, but some do. Not all rebellions are about self-determination, but some are. Civilization and international peace and security will

UNICEF Launches Faith-based Handbooks for Child Development

Mukaila Ola The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has launched a faith-based handbooks to assist in child well-being and development. According to a statement on Tuesday from UNICEF, Faith for Life handbooks for Christians and Muslims with recommendations on child well-being, leverage on

As Mosques Reopen in West Africa, COVID-19 Fears Grow

By Krista Larson It’s been a Ramadan unlike any other for Abdourahmane Sall, far from the mosque during the Muslim holy month as coronavirus cases mount. With only a little over a week left, he decided joining thousands of others in tradition was worth the risk after authorities allowed prayers to