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).
Telling lies with hand-phones
Brethren, how many times have you told lies while hiding “behind” your hand-phones? Before we explore this, let me remind you that one feature of the Muslims’ life is the constant companionship they establish with the Quran.
How good family virtues can foster national development
The onus of developing an enviable national integrity does not only fall on the government or public officials, but the larger portion of the duty depends on individuals and good family virtues. Indeed, some scholars believed that poor family background was a key factor in the lives of corrupt public officials that nearly cracked the…
Why Muslims should care for animals
Allah, the Creator of human beings and animals, has made animals subservient to us. We depend on animals for the food we eat and the milk we drink. We bring animals into our homes for love and companionship. We survive critical illness and live longer because of biomedical research on animals. We benefit from specially…
Islamic world at crossroads 1437 years after Hijrah (2)
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent the Merciful ...he said to his companion “Do not worry, Allah is with us”... So Allah sent down his serenity on him and strengthened him with forces the like of which you have never seen...[Q9:40) The Hijra, while referencing motifs of forsaking and repossessing, amplifies the secret codes…
Curbing the malice of lying
Lying is a common part of human relationships. People lie for a variety of reasons. They may lie as part of self-presentation, in order to present a more favorable image to others. People may also lie in order to minimize conflict, because lying may make disagreements less obvious. Although lying may serve useful functions in…
MURIC raises concern over safety of IDPs
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has raised the alarm on the frightening situation in Kuka Reta Internally Displaced P1sersons (IDP) camp in view of the dangers inherent in the exposure of IDPs to apparent inhuman conditions.
Muslim world at crossroads 1437 years after Hijrah
...he said to his companion "Do not worry, Allah is with us"... So Allah sent down his serenity on him and strengthened him with forces the like of which you have never seen...[Q9:40)
Pebble casting and Hajj 2015’s Jamaraat casualties (2)
The emerging critical and creative intervention concerning an obligatory part of Hajj was stimulated by Emir Sanusi’s presumably genuine concerns over the colossal loss of lives as occasioned by the stampeded scramble for the observance of the pebble casting rite.