Faith-based uniforms: Lagos MSSN replies Soyinka
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit (MSSN Lagos) has faulted the statement allegedly made by Prof. Wole Soyinka that faith-based uniform be disallowed in schools.
Ban on Hijab… MURIC faults DG of NYSC
THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has faulted the decision of the Director General of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), Brigadier General Johnson Olawumi to ban the use of hijab by corps members.
Lagos cautions scholars on hate preaching
Lagos State Government has warned the religion leaders in the state, to desist from hate preaching that could trigger violence in the society. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who disclosed this at a meeting with members of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC), held at the State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, said the government would not hesitate to sanction…
Recurring deaths at Jamaraat and Saudi Arabia’s pitfalls (2)
A cluster analysis of the past accidents may bring about leading revelations and the Saudi authorities may need to explore all investigative possibilities regardless of the rigour involved. For instance, there may be interesting stories and revealing secrets behind the regular occurrence of the Jamaraat fatalities at four year intervals between 1990 and 2002 and…
Gathering great insipiration from holy Prophet
The holy prophet Muhammad was without a doubt one of the best examples of mankind. Here are several interesting Hadiths on the prophet Muhammad, which are just a couple of examples to show us how great respected he was. Sahl bin Sad narrated that: A tumbler (full of milk or water) was brought to the…
MURIC dissociates Islam from violent propensity of ISIS
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the recent terrorist attacks in France that killed about 129 people. The group described the act as “despicable, vicious and barbaric”. Terrorists on Friday 13th November, 2015 launched seven coordinated attacks on Paris killing at least 129 people. The attacks occurred at the Stade de France, the Petit…
Recurring deaths at Jamaraat and Saudi Arabia’s pitfalls
Saudi authorities can hardly be faulted on their handling of the two Holy Cities and all the religious facilities therein. The quality of attention accorded the Mosques and other religious sites is impressive.
Is there blood atonement in Islam?
BRETHREN, I remember I invited you to join me in pondering the above verse of the last testament last year. I equally remember that my invitation to you was in response, not reaction, to the news that those redoubtable elements that have held parts of this nation down since close to a decade now had done their worst again.
Islamic approach to tackling incessant building collapse, by Ayo-Adeyemi
IRKED by the incessant building collapses in the country, the Founder and Missioner, Islamic Mission Organisayion, Tola Ayo-Adeyemi, has identified compliance with technical specifications, regulations and religious guidelines as the missing factors.
Ahmadiyya tasks Lagos commissioners on good performance
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Lagos state, has urged the new Commissioners and Special Advisers in Lagos State to hit the ground running and ensure that Lagosians feel their impact in the laudable programmes and policies to be embarked upon by the government.
Muslim youths and winning souls for Allah
The primary duty of all human being is to serve Allah, obey Him and diligently engage in obligatory prayers to the almighty.
Secularism, Shari’ah and Nigerian Constitution (2)
Earlier before 1861 when the British forces arrived in Lagos, Shari’ah legal system had been practiced in some towns in Yorubaland as already mentioned (see The Guardian Newspaper of 12th, 19th and 26th June 2015 under the caption: Shari’ah and quest for legal pluralism).