Popular Imam Suspended for Criticizing Buhari
Barely 48 hours after he criticized the Buhari led administration, the chief Imam of Apo Juma’at Mosque in Abuja, Sheikh Nuru Khalid, has been suspended by the mosque’s steering committee for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari over Kaduna train bombing.
The Imam, in his Friday sermon, had criticized the president for failure to visit Kaduna over the daring terrorist attack, saying condemnation wasn’t enough.
He argued that the president was in Kaduna for campaign but refused to visit the state after the bomb attack.
”Everyone condemned the incident, except the bandits. So condemnation is not enough. The president should visit the state to sympathise with the victims.
”The president has been to Kaduna for campaigns but couldn’t go to the state on a sympathy visit,” he said.
The chairman of the mosque steering committee, Sai’du Dansadau, however said the Imam was sacked for inciting sermon on April 1.
US HONORS IMAM THAT SAVED 300 CHRISTIANS
On the quest of encouraging good deeds and unity in the country, the United States has honoured the Islamic cleric Abdullahi Abubakar who saved almost 300 Christians from attackers in Nghar Yelwa village of Barkin Ladi local government of the Plateau state.The Imam who got honoured at an event organised by the US embassy in Jos as Nigerians were urged to emulate the cleric's gesture. The Imam saved about 300 persons on June 24 when suspected Fulani herdsmen inv...
BREAKING: EFCC Brings Suspended Accountant-general To Court Over ‘N109bn Fraud’
Ahmed Idris, the temporarily suspended accountant-general of the federation, has appeared in a federal capital territory high court with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Naijacrawl reported in May that Idris had been detained in Kano after declining the commission’s invitations to provide answers about the alleged N80 billion scam.Idris was placed on indefinite “pay suspension” by Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget, and national plannin...
N80b Fraud’: Suspended Accountant-General Ahmed Idris Regains Freedom
The suspended Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ahmed Idris, has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, the Head of Media and Public Affairs of the commission, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja.Uwujaren said Idris was released after meeting his bail conditions.He said: “I actually do not have an idea of what the bail conditions are but a...
Download Naijacrawl App today
Fastest way to read on the go
Download the Naijacrawl App.