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Islamic group urges NBC to ban Moveable’s ‘Kuku do ritual’

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An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Monday, urged the Nationwide Broadcasting Fee, NBC, to ban ‘Kuku Do Ritual’. an album by Habeeb Okikiola, popularly generally known as Moveable.

MURIC, in an announcement by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, mentioned the brand new album would encourage youths and different Nigerians to embrace ritual.

The group mentioned it finds the music disgusting, detestable and egregious, saying it’s a brazen assault on Nigerian and African values.

He mentioned Moveable’s newest music had diminished human life to the extent of strange ants that may be stamped out below human ft with out qualms and penalties.

He cited examples of three youngsters caught trying to kill a 13-year-old woman for a cash ritual in Bayelsa State in January 2022 and 4 youngsters residing in Abeokuta, Ogun State, who killed a girlfriend of one in every of them for a cash ritual.

The group referred to as on all males of goodwill, all moms in Nigeria, and Muslim and Christian leaders to rise in opposition to the ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ insanity and ritual killings amongst younger ones whose ambassador has simply launched a horrendous music of their reward.

It additionally referred to as for fast motion from Nigeria’s conventional rulers, being the custodians of custom.

He appealed to spiritual leaders to place strain on the authorities to cease the circulation and broadcast of the album on any radio or tv station and thru any medium in any respect.

The group appealed to NBC, the Nationwide Movie and Video Censors Board, NFVCB; the Nigerian Copyright Fee, NCC; and the Performing Musicians’ Affiliation of Nigeria, PMAN, to take essential motion.