Hijab: Revisiting virtue of religious tolerance - Part 1
On September 11, 2003, two teachers at the Franklin Science Academy in Muskogee, Oklahoma, were discussing the terrorist attacks that had occurred exactly two years earlier, when they spotted a sixth grader, Nashala Hearn...
Re: Alhaji Arisekola’s mansion and matters arising
Brethren! Last week’s sermon was written as an happenstance: it was a lesson life taught me at a time and at a moment I least expected it. The sermon was written on a subject that is familiar ...
Data capturing for 2016 hajj visa begins
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commenced the co-ordination of capturing of data of intending pilgrims for the issuance of 2016 Hajj visa. So far, a total of 15,531 pilgrims have been captured.
Arisekola Alao’s mansion for termites, rodents
If indeed Alhaji Arisekola had fans and friends while on earth, it should grieve them to discover that his estate is fast becoming a ‘mansion’ for termites and rodents.
Eid-el fitr: Nigerians call for prayers to overcome challenges
Muslim faithful have been urged to use the festive season to reflect on the true teachings of the religion and pray for the nation to overcome the prevailing national challenges.
MURIC decries silence of civil society over hijab matter
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has enjoined the civil society organization to wake up from slumber and wake up to it responsibilities of human rights on the struggle for hijab in Osun State.
Dabiri-Erewa tasks media practitioners on Islamic ethics
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has urged Muslim media practitioners in Nigeria to carry out their duties with fear of Allah ...
The hijab between the lawful and the lawless - Part I
Brethren, I thought we need to add the third in the 'triangle' of the current discourses on the Hijab. Let us call it the specious. But before we explore these readings, it is instructive to note that of all the sins a man may freely commit...