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Islam in Nigeria

Lotus Halal ETF and the rising profile of islamic finance in Nigeria

Source : BusinessDayOnline / 18 Sep 2014

Lotus Halal ETF, a non-interest capital market product which tracks the NSE Lotus Islamic Index (NSE-LII) was launched back in August.

The NSE-LII index tracks the performance of 15 Sharia-screened equities listed on the stock exchange. Some of companies comprised in the index include Cadbury Nigeria, Dangote Cement and Unilever.

 

Nigeria becomes Africa's biggest economy

Source : BBC / 08 Apr 2014

Nigeria has "rebased" its gross domestic product (GDP) data, which has pushed it above South Africa as the continent's biggest economy.

Nigerian GDP now includes previously uncounted industries like telecoms, information technology, music, online sales, airlines, and film production.

 

Nigerian Movie Star Reverts to Islam

By Rafiu Oriyomi / 06 Nov 2013

Jolting millions of her fans, Nigerian screen diva Lizzy Anjorin has officially embraced Islam, a religion she told OnIslam.net had always been her favorite from childhood but which she could not practice in deference to her father who was a Christian.

“I have always been a Muslim at heart right from childhood. My mother was a Muslim and I have always dreamt of one day practicing Islam,” she told OnIslam.net in a telephone interview.

 

Genius Muslim Girl Makes Record

Source : OnIslam & News Agencies / 24 Oct 2013

A Nigerian Muslim girl, whose name has been buzzing in the headlines lately as a promising talent, has reserved a place among “The World’s 50 Smartest Teenagers” list.

“If you are passionate about what you do, and I am passionate about many things, especially math and science, it will work out well,” Saheela Ibraheem, who lived in Edison, New Jersey, was quoted as saying in The Best Schools website, which announced her title.

 
 

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