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5 Mar 2015
As the nation prepares to usher in a new political dispensation, some Muslim groups have emphasized the need for Nigeria to operate a true democratic system that is devoid of corrupt and reckless leaders.        Indeed, the University of Lagos Muslim Alumni, (UMA) and the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), believed that the practice…
5 Mar 2015
The Commonwealth Peace Ambassador, Popoola Isiaka Olamilekan, has reinforced the need to reposition the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) in order for it to achieve aims and objectives of its founding fathers.    Olamilekan made the call while addressing some Nigerian youths as guest speaker at a programme recently held by members of Ahmadiyya…
5 Mar 2015
  CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK   HOWEVER half way through the building of the great Islamic civilization or what could akin to the current globalization, came the period of degeneration caused internally by deviation from pristine monotheistic values and mutual strives amongst the various contending Muslim empires, and externally by attack and devastation wrought upon…
26 Feb 2015
…Do not seek perpetrate corruption on earth… (Q29: 74). In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful BRETHREN, It was at an event on the University campus that met. He was invited to chair the occasion. He arrived on schedule and entered the hallowed precincts of the mosque incognito. I looked at him and…
26 Feb 2015
MANY ahaadeeth (sayings) have been narrated from the Prophet (SAW) which explain the virtues of Jumu’ah prayer. For example:  Muslim narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The five daily prayers, and from one Jumu’ah to the next,…
26 Feb 2015
THE rationale for a united humanity is predicated on the common origin shared by all men and natural tendency for the appreciation of the differing nationalities and colours, as manifestation of divine will. The intransigence of humankind occasioned by the negative manipulation of his endowed power of discrimination, which often gravitates him towards evil, is…
26 Feb 2015
THE need to be very careful and exhibit the fear of Allah before swearing to an oath or making promises cannot be over emphasised.    Investigations showed that larger population of the globe do whatever it takes to achieve their aspirations. Some kill, steal, deceive, bribe impersonate and lie among others, but a significant portion…
26 Feb 2015
THE leadership of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Nigeria has inaugurated the new Editorial Board for the First Weekly Muslim Newspaper in Nigeria – The Truth Newspaper. The Editorial Board consist of seasoned Journalists, scholars and writers drawn from different parts of Nigeria. They are Brother Matepo, Chairman, Dr, Abdul Ganiy Adiamo, Editor, Dr Saeed Timehin,…
19 Feb 2015
In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent the Merciful Surely the Almighty alone has the knowledge of the Hour… He knows what is in the womb; No soul knows what tomorrow will bear; and no one knows in what land he will die. Surely, He is all-knowing… (Q. 31:34) BRETHEN, attend any prayer in your…
19 Feb 2015
NOTWITHSTANDING the intrigues trailing the forthcoming general elections, the Muslim Ummah have been urged to exercise their franchise with fairness and march out en-mass to vote God-fearing leaders irrespective of political affiliation.     Some reputable Islamic scholars who spoke with The Guardian recently emphasized the need for Muslims to have their voices heard through…
19 Feb 2015
“All of you are shepherds and all would be asked of his herds” – saying of prophet Muhammad. THE community of Islam is highly presupposed with the faith and principles of governance.  It is a community model in which there are specified tasks and obligations binding on the rulers and the subjects. Some of these…
19 Feb 2015
THE leadership of the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) has conferred a peace ambassador award on Popoola Isiaka Olamilekan, a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community of Nigeria. Mr. Olamilekan is a member of the youth wing (Majlis Khuddamul Ahmadiyya) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community.   The event, which took place in Abuja recently was part…

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No fewer than 40 students and faculty members from Morehouse College Glee Club in Atlanta, United States of America (USA) have traced their ancestry to the Igbo and taken new Igbo names to suit their new status. This is as some of the students stated while performing the Igbo name-giving ceremony at the University of…
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Former Deputy Governor of Imo State and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief Jude Agbaso has given reasons he would vote the Labour Party Presidential candidate, Peter Obi in 2023 presidential election. This was as he flayed the All Progressive Congress, APC for failing to field its presidential candidates from the South East…
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Former deputy president of the Nigerian Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, will remain in custody until his next court date. The senator, on Thursday, appeared in court in London for a second time on charges of arranging to bring a minor to the UK for organ donation. The 60-year-old Ekweremadu, according to report by the BBC,…
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Iran insisted Thursday that a revived nuclear agreement with major powers remains achievable despite a negative US assessment of two-way talks in Qatar intended to reboot the stalled negotiations. The US State Department said the EU-brokered proximity talks in the Qatari capital Doha had concluded late Wednesday with "no progress made". But Iranian Foreign Minister…
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