Significance of Hajj
WHEN Muhammad Asad, the Austrian Jew who converted to Islam in 1926, made these comments, it was sequel to the spiritual-social impacts the Hajj exercise had wrought on him.
How to undertake a successful Hajj
UNFORTUNATELY dear brethren, the existence of a prohibition presupposes the possibility of its infraction. In other words, brethren, not all pilgrims who go on hajj usually respect this divine injunction.
Communicating Islamic culture through artistic expression
One major point scored by Ridwan ADK-Osinowo through his on-going solo exhibition at the National Museum, Onikan, Lagos is the impression that, after all, Islam does allow expresion of feelings through creative enterprise.
MUSWEN seeks prayers for effective anti-graft war
The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) has urged Nigerians to shun corruption, describing the perpetrators of the crime as enemies of Allah and humanity.
Muslim students at crossroads over WAEC Exams
The timetable of the forthcoming November/December General Certificate Examination (GCE) of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) which is expected to begin next week may have thrown some Muslim students into confusion as the exams eventually clash with the period of Jumat prayers. Indeed, the timetable showed that some subjects would be taken between 1…
UNIFEMGA Ibadan holds conference
The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) Ibadan chapter will on Sunday, August 30, hold its 11th biennial conference, which will usher in the new executives for another two years. In a statement by the Chairman of the Planning Committee, Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the one-day event will hold at Islamic Centre, Bodija Muslim Community…
Are you going on Hajj (2)?
In the name of the Almighty, the Beneficent, the Merciful “Pilgrimage thereto is a duty, men owe to Allah those who can afford the journey; but if any deny faith, the Almighty stands not in need of any of his creatures.” (Q3: 97) HAVING said the above, it needs no emphasis to state that…
MPAC decries terrorism, urges govt to wipe out Boko Haram
The Muslim Public Affairs Centre, (MPAC), has condemned the act of terrorism that has led to killing of thousands innocent souls by the dreaded Boko Haram members in the country. MPAC, in its campaign against violence and terrorism in the country however enjoined the Federal Government to put all mercenaries in place to wipe out…
NAHCON partners MAI-HAJJ for hitch-free operation
As part of efforts towards ensuring successful Hajj operation this year, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has agreed to partner with Media Awareness Initiative for Hajj (MAI-HAJJ) in the area of pilgrims awareness, guidance and support as well as the general monitoring of conduct of the exercise in Nigeria and in the Kingdom…
Promoting peaceful co-existence through Islamic art
The stage is set for an art exhibition designed to promote Islamic advocacy for co-existence in the society through art. Tagged Seeds of Peace: the Sower and the Envoy, the show is being organised by the Halal Art Gallerieo with the support of IBEJI Foundation and the Forum for Islamic Welfare and Education.
For capacity building, Ayo-Adeyemi launches Islam Do It Yourself
The need for Muslims to explore the Information Communication Technology (ICT) facilities especially Internet as tool for self-development knowledge and skill wise has been stressed as the founder of Islamic Mission Organisation (I.M.O. International), Tola Ayo-Adeyemi, launches a blog tagged: Islam DIY.