Buhari, Shekau and others, listed as World Most Powerful Muslims

By Factnews on 05/11/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 778


President Muhammadu Buhari, the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Saad; and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, have again been listed among the most powerful Muslims in the world.

This is contained in a Muslim publication, The Muslim 500 in its 2018 edition.

The publication according to a statement obtained by PUNCH, noted that there were approximately 1.84 billion Muslims in the world, making up 24.38 per cent of the world’s population.

Last year, the trio also made the list of most influential Muslims in the world.

The publication is an annual compilation of the good, the bad, and the ugly in the Islamic world.

Buhari and the Sultan were ranked 19th and 23th, respectively among the first top 50 Muslims in the world.

It explained that Shekau, the head of Boko Haram, a terrorist group in Nigeria had carried out a number of atrocities.

The publication added that Shekau speaks Hausa, Arabic, and English and claimed to have undergone theological training.

Others Nigerians listed in the publication are Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote; JAMB registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede and former justice minister, Prince Bola Ajibola.

 

 

Source Punch

Posted on November, 5 2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
BREAKING: Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun resigns

UK Labour MP Dies After being Shot and...

Fani-Kayode: Australian Negotiator’s Allegations against Ihejirika Despicable

Evidence: NTA Reporter Demanded Bribe, Niger state govt....

14-year-old girl murdered because of her new phone...

World Environment Day: Ikpeazu calls for legislation against...

Bring your investments home, Ikpeazu tells Igbo investors...

Buhari orders crackdown on banditry in Zamfara; Approves...

Election observers submit reports on Abia polls

Ikpeazu Calls for Removal of Abia REC, Returning...

Gov. Lalong dissolves cabinet

PDP accuses APGA of burning down INEC office...
News Abia Election Special (5) Abia Supplementary Polls Update (18) Abia Supplementary Result update (22) Appointments (12) Breaking News (205) Business (53) Campus News (5) Crime (192) Economy (134) Education (163) Entertainment (175) Fashion and Style (4) General (1189) Health (121) Inside Africa (53) International News (311) Interviews (37) National (2059) Politics (1213) Press Releases (145) Religion (12) Security (161) Sports (462) Technology (29) World News (87)

 

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News Buhari fires Oyo-Ita, appoints a replacement The many 'sins' of Osinbajo against the Cabals exposed It is an insult to say Senators don't deserve new SUVs, lawmaker tells Nigerians BREAKING: Tribunal upholds Sen. Abaribe's election A’Ibom govt official jails female journalist for taking photographs Ikpeazu Vs Otti: Tribunal to deliver judgement on Friday, Sept 20th Tinubu bags African democracy award Xenophobia: Mayor of Johannesburg says no need to apologize to Nigeria Vicar Hope Foundation set to present Book on surmounting HIV/AIDS stigmatization Erosion Sacks 300 Homes In Anambra Community

 

Most Read Islamic agenda for Nigeria – Pastor Bosun (25,670 views) 47 YEARS AFTER, HIS EXCELLENCY, COMMODORE EBITU UKIWE (Rtd) MAKES THE “OFO NDI IGBO” RECIPIENTS LIST (21,877 views) The show of shame that sealed Justice Uzokwe’s fate (18,117 views) Breaking News : Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resigns from Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA). (9,073 views) Abiriba Kingdom Celebrates as Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) marks 14th year on the throne (8,364 views) Lawyers accuse Lagos Police of working for PDP (8,014 views) Ebola virus in Syria – Infecting ISIS members (7,914 views) Cojoined Twins Abby And Brittany Hensel Pose in Bikini (7,784 views) Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter (7,741 views) ‘Why fuel scarcity persists’ (7,139 views)