Nov 28th
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Nigerian Muslims irked by new 'anti-Islamic' banknote


Frequently used in the country's majority-Muslim north, it is said that most of the African continent's pre-colonial history was written in Ajami.

By Rafiu Ajakaye

A new Nigerian banknote that removed an inscription written in Arabic letters has drawn the ire of the country's Muslim community, with activists linking the note's design to President Goodluck Jonathan's alleged disregard for Muslims – an assertion the presidency denies.


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وَمَنْ أَظْلَمُ مِمَّنْ مَنَعَ مَسَاجِدَ اللَّهِ أَنْ يُذْكَرَ فِيهَا اسْمُهُ وَسَعَىٰ فِي ...


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