Iran decries absence at Hajj 2016
In a statement issued in Abuja by the Cultural Consular, Islamic Republic of Iran Embassy, Saeed Omiri, Saudi government was blamed for non-participation of pilgrims from Iran in this year’s Hajj.
Lagos MMPN tasks government on electoral promises
As Muslims world-over celebrate Eid al-Adhaa amid harsh economic recession, the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, MMPN, Lagos Chapter, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the lessons of the festival as contained in the story of...
Nigerians to begin return journey from Saudi Arabia tomorrow
Families and friends of the 2016 Hajj pilgrims are already longing to welcome their loved ones as indications emerged that the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), will begin the airlift of Nigerian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia from tomorrow.
The semiotics in the Day of the Great Festival
But it is not only Muslims who are in the mood of the day of Id al-Kabir; the rams, quite ironically, are equally there. It is their season too! This is the only season of the year when rams become the ‘cynosure’ of all eyes.
‘Why religious groups should promote harmony among adherents’
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit (MSSN Lagos) has called on the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to counsel its members on how to promote religious harmony in the country.
Pilgrims’ movement to Muna begins today
Home Affairs Commissioner and Lagos State Amirul Hajj, Dr. Abdulhakeem Abdullateef disclosed this at a prayer session during the week in Makkah.
When an American performed the Hajj
He is popularly known as Malcom X. He was one of the thousands of Muslims who performed the Hajj in April 1964. The Hajj made sure Malcolm X ceased to be the same man again.
Unveiling of Paramole’s book on Muslim ethics
In celebration of his 50th birthday, Dr. Kabir Olawale Ayinla Paramole, has launched a new book to strengthen the Islamic ethics and guide the ummah towards the righteous path
For Hajj rites not to trade in narcotics
“The Hajj (pilgrimage) is (in) the well-known (lunar year) months (So whosoever intends to perform Hajj therein by assuming Ihram), then he should not have sexual relations (with his wife) ...