Scholars from all walks of life will
storm the ancient city of Ibadan,
Oyo state from Monday Nov. 20 to
Thursday Nov. 23 to brainstorm on
the Muslim Unity and the quest for
In a statement by one of the
conveners of the conference, Prof.
Wahab Egbewole stated that the
conference is being facilitated by
the Islamic Welfare Foundation
in collaboration with the
Department of Arabic and Islamic
Studies, University of Ibadan.
Dubbed: 2017 Conference On Islam
in Nigeria (COIN) and has as its
theme: “Muslim Unity and Quest for
Egbewole said the formal opening
ceremony will hold on Tuesday, 21st
November, 2017 at the Arts Theatre,
University of Ibadan with the
Minister of Communication, Barr.
Adebayo Shittu and Prof. Ishaq
Oloyede, JAMB Registrar in
He said keynote addresses would be
given by the duo of Prof. Muibi
Opeloye of Obafemi Awolowo
University Ile-Ife, Osun state on “the
National Integration Discourse in
Nigeria: Wither the Muslim
Ummah?” and Prof. Isaac Albert of
University of Ibadan on “Religion
and Consensus Building in Nigeria’’.
Egbewole said four other lead
papers from Prof. Afis Oladosu and
Dr Mrs Folake Tasita of University
of Ibadan, Prof Lakin Akintola,
Lagos State University and
Prof. Musa Aibinu of Federal
University of Technology (FUTH)
Minna will be presented.
He said more than 100 Abstracts
have been received from other
stakeholders both within and
outside the country on issues
relating to the theme.