7 Muslim Advocacy Organisations in Nigeria To Support in 2023

With a focus on integrating the values of equality, non-discrimination, accountability, and participation into development support, the rights-based approach highlights how tightly related and interdependent human rights and development are. It is commonly known that Muslims experience significant marginalization and persecution on a global scale.

Fortunately, there are groups working in Nigeria to ensure that Muslim communities are promoting Muslim rights. The organisations listed below has been outspoken about its opposition to Nigeria as a whole and  violations of basic human rights. They include faith-based organisations, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), public and private organisations in Nigeria.

1. Hijab Rights Advocacy Initiative

The Hijab Rights Advocacy Initiative is a Muslim Women based Non-Governmental Organisation that caters for the rights of Muslim women who choose to wear the Hijab in Nigeria. It aims at educating Government and Private Institutions, Media outlets, Corporate bodies and General public on the Rights of Muslim women to wear the hijab as given by God and also as guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution and how it translates into their interaction with the society.

2. Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC)

Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC), Nigeria, is a leading public service and leadership development organisation that operates on the core Islamic values of justice, mercy, human dignity, freedom, equality for all and sanctity of human life. MPAC is a project-based and volunteer-driven organisation, covering Policy and Advocacy, Media and Strategic Communication and Interfaith Relations, with the mission to serve humanity and work for an inclusive society.

3. Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN)

Founded on 29th of August, 2005, Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) is on the mission
“To promote sound, religious and professional ethics amongst members, and also see to the welfare of all members and well-being of all people on the principles of Islam and Justice.”

4. Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) is an Islamic human rights organization. Also, MURIC is a pacific organization, peace-loving, law-abiding and dialogue-prone. The Muslim Rights Concern was founded in October, 1993, a brain-child of Professor Ishaq Lakin Akintola, of the Islamic Studies Unit, Department of Religions and Peace Studies, Lagos State University (LASU), Lagos, Nigeria.

5. Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN)

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria popularly referred to as MSSN was established on April 18, 1954, and was officially launched at the Ansaruddeen Alakoro Mosque School Hall, Lagos on 30 May 1954 amidst prayer, joy, and exhortation. MSSN was cofounded by Abdurrahaman Sahid, Babs Fafunwa, Tajudeen Aromashodun, Lateef Adegbite in Lagos. Adegbite, its first national president. The contributions of the MSSN to national development are enormous and these include, among other things, serving as a potent tool for national unity and cohesion.

6. Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA)

Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) is the apex Islamic authority in Nigeria. It was established in 1973 to “cater for, preserve, protect, promote and advance the interest of Islam and Muslims throughout the country” and has been responsible for the unity of Nigerian Muslims as the official body, recognised by the Nigerian Federal and State Governments, coordinating the affairs of Islam in Nigeria.

7. Ta’awunu Human Rights Initiative (THURIST)

Ta’awunu Human Rights Initiative (THURIST) is a nongovernmental and nonprofitable Human Rights Group in Nigeria, that entertain matters of Human Right violation
Non-Governmental & Nonprofit Organization. THURIST is headquartered in Iwo, Osun State.


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