Muslims across the country have been urged to be thankful to Allah and always appreciate good gestures from humanity.This call was made by Islamic scholars who spoke at the 12th Anniversary and Award of Appreciation ceremony of Al-Jameel Islamic Society of Nigeria in Lagos.
The faithful hail use of hijab at UCH, law school
The recent developments have attracted commendations and jubilation from Islamic organisations.Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Professor Ishaq Akintola, said the Nigerian Law School has succeeded in restoring the confidence of Nigerian Muslims in legal education by giving recognition to the identity of the Muslim person.
How Muslims can maintain pure heart
A Muslims cleric and one of the Imams at Starlink Global Mosque, Alhaji Faisal Nasirudeen Bolaji, has enjoined Muslims to maintain a pure heart with frequent remembrance of Allah, consistent prayer and display of righteous deeds.
Oyo Islamic community faults exclusion from Afenifere’s board
The Muslim Community of Oyo State has bemoaned the exception of Yoruba Muslim elders from the board of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) otherwise known as Afenifere.The Chairman, Muslim Community of Oyo State, Alhaji Ishaq Kunle Sanni, who made this complaint during a press conference in Ibadan...
Fake news in the social media
It was only ‘yesterday’. Whenever news broke, you could bet your life on it that it was true. Breakings news then were not only ‘newsy’, they were equally true and factual. Gone were those days. Days when the media was largely reliable.
That 2018 hajj fares are lesser than last year’s
Although there were speculations that the 2018 Hajj fares may be higher than that of 2017, it is a great achievement for the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to bring the fares down. Some quarters had claimed that the fares may be N2million, apparently owing to the fact that the fares had been on…
Our interest lies in progress for Nigeria, says MURIC
“It is not religion. It is about good governance. If Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who is a Christian cleric contests election tomorrow we will support him because he shares the same vision with President Muhammadu Buhari. Wole Soyinka and Femi Falana are Christians. We will not hesitate to rally behind them tomorrow if they vie…
Re-Jos as a metaphor
And hasten to forgiveness from your Lord and a garden as wide as the heavens and earth, prepared for the righteous; those who spend in the cause of the Almighty during ease and hardship and those who restrain their anger; those who pardon others – surely He loves the doers of good (Quran 3: 133-134)…
Coalition on hijab faults court ruling on Firdaus
The Coalition of Islamic Organisations on Justice for Firdausa Amasa Abdulsalam and Hijab-related Matters has expressed dismay over the court ruling refusing the Hijab Rights Advocacy Initiative’s application for joinder. Chairman of the Coalition, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, in statement said the grounds relied on by the court in refusing the Hijab Rights Advocacy Initiative’s application for…
Muslim schools should be seen as service to mankind not business
The Chancellor of leading Islamic online University, IOU, Sheikh Dr. Bilal Philips has charged Muslim School owners to see schools as a form of worship rather than business. This he said would ensure that pupils and students get proper Islamic education and become good citizens. Philips stated this while delivering a lecture during one-day seminar…
Jos as a metaphor
Such is the fact of life - to love does not mean to be loved. This is the truth about hatred-sometimes we hate and abominate the other for reasons that are unknown to us.
Why vulnerable people should suspend hajj
The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health has recommended that people over 65 years and those with chronic diseases such as heart disease, kidney disease, respiratory disease...