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Nigeria: Over a dozen killed in suspected Boko Haram attack
3rd Apr 2018

Nigeria: Over a dozen killed in suspected Boko Haram attack

By Rafiu Ajakaye and Olarewaju Kola   LAGOS/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Over a dozen people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in villages in northeastern Nigeria, the army said Monday. Army spokesman Onyema Nwachukwu said 15 people, including a … Continued

Nigeria: 21 killled in multiple suicide bombings in Borno State
17th Feb 2018

Nigeria: 21 killled in multiple suicide bombings in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 21 people were killed and 22 others injured in multiple suicide bombings at a local market in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, police said Saturday. Three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers infiltrated … Continued

Nigeria: Between 18 to 41 people killed in Zamfara State
16th Feb 2018

Nigeria: Between 18 to 41 people killed in Zamfara State

By Adam Abu Bashal   ABUJA, NIGERIA (AA): Between 18 to 41 people were killed on Thursday following a gunmen attack in Nigeria’s northwestern Zamfara State, police sources said. An armed gang ambushed a group of local villagers in Zamfara’s … Continued

Nigeria: 22 students killed in road mishap in Kano
14th Feb 2018

Nigeria: 22 students killed in road mishap in Kano

– Incident takes place in northwestern Kano state By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria (AA) – At least 22 students were killed in a road mishap in Nigeria’s northwestern Kano state‎ on Tuesday, police said. Students were from Government Secondary School … Continued

Nigeria: Nigerian Muslim women decry discrimination
1st Feb 2018

Nigeria: Nigerian Muslim women decry discrimination

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigerian Muslim women on Wednesday called for banning all discriminations against their religious head-covering (Hijab). “Al-Mu’minaat (an organization of Muslim women in Nigeria) is seeking that legislations be made to specifically criminalize discrimination, … Continued

Nigerian parliament probes lawyer’s hijab ban case
20th Dec 2017

Nigerian parliament probes lawyer’s hijab ban case

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigeria’s parliament on Tuesday launched a probe into the refusal by the country’s law school to call a Muslim woman to the bar because she wore a head covering under her wig on … Continued

Nigeria: Twin suicide bombings kill 13 in northeast Nigeria
3rd Dec 2017

Nigeria: Twin suicide bombings kill 13 in northeast Nigeria

By Olarewaju Kola     MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 13 people were killed and 30 wounded on Saturday in two suspected suicide bombings in Nigeria’s northeast, police said. Two female suicide bombers entered a marketplace in Biu, the third … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in NE Nigeria kills over 50
21st Nov 2017

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in NE Nigeria kills over 50

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 50 people have been killed and several dozens injured in a suicide attack at a mosque in the northeastern Adamawa state of Nigeria on Tuesday morning, police said. “At around 5.20 … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 in Maiduguri city
16th Nov 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 in Maiduguri city

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 14 people were killed and 29 injured Wednesday when four suicide bombers detonated their explosives in Nigeria’s Maiduguri city. The bombers targeted crowded parts of Muna Gari suburb. The two female … Continued

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days
8th Nov 2017

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Nearly 100 refugees have died in the Mediterranean Sea over the last four days, including 26 women from Nigeria, the UN said on Tuesday. Thirty-four bodies have been recovered and an estimated 50 people … Continued

Nigeria: 4 bombers killed, 8 injured in multiple blasts
8th Nov 2017

Nigeria: 4 bombers killed, 8 injured in multiple blasts

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – Four suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in multiple explosions that rocked Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri on Tuesday. Police Commissioner Damian Chukwu also confirmed eight people were … Continued

Nigeria: 13 killed in twin suicide bomb blasts in Maiduguri
23rd Oct 2017

Nigeria: 13 killed in twin suicide bomb blasts in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola Maiduguri   Maiduguri, Nigeria (AA): Thirteen civilians were killed in twin bomb blasts Sunday night in the northeast Maiduguri city. Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu confirmed that three suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents detonated IEDs … Continued

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram
19th Sep 2017

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Twelve people were killed and 26 others injured in suspected triple suicide bombings in northeastern Borno State on Monday, according to an official emergency official. State Emergency Management Chairman Ahmed Satomi confirmed the … Continued

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state
17th Aug 2017

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 near Maiduguri
30th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 near Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 14 people were killed, and 15 others injured on Saturday when two suicide bombers forced their way into a refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria, and blew up themselves, authorities said. The bombers … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombings kill 17, injure 22 in Maiduguri
13th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombings kill 17, injure 22 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 17 people were killed and 22 injured in multiple suicide bombings in northeastern Nigeria, a security official said Wednesday. “Four suicide bombers attacked a crowded area of Molai, a suburb of … Continued

Nigeria: Communal clashes leave 150 dead
5th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Communal clashes leave 150 dead

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 150 people were killed and several thousand others displaced in communal clashes last week in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Cross River state, an official of the state-run relief agency said Tuesday. “Between … Continued

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state
6th May 2017

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Two teenage suicide bombers have blown up themselves in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State, killing themselves and five others. Police confirmed Friday’s incident and blamed Boko Haram for the latest … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri
25th Apr 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least seven people, including four suicide bombers, have been killed Monday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, police said. Following the deaths of three suicide bombers Monday morning on the outskirts … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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