Glorious Islamic Centre equips youths on career development
Poised to bridge the unemployment gap in the country, Glorious Islamic Centre (GIC) has tasked youths on career development that would lift their socio-economic well being.
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.
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.
My award as Distinguished Imam is miraculous, says Sheikh Jibreel
Sheikh Moshood Ramadan Jibreel was recently given an honorary award as Distinguished Imam (leader) of Islam in Africa during the just-concluded Hajj 2015 in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Is marriage a lottery? (2)
Brethren, in Islam, marriage is an act of worship. It is an opportunity to curry more favours from our Creator. This is because the Muslim life is expected to exemplify, in totality, obedience to the Almighty.
Muslim groups demand holiday for Islamic New Year
FOR the umpteenth time, some Islamic groups have called on the Federal and State Governments to declare Muharram 1, the first day of the Islamic Hijrah year, as a public holiday.
Blind woman regains sight at Arafat
AFTER 18 months of living in complete darkness, a Tunisian woman pilgrim regained her eyesight while standing on Arafat at the climax of the Hajj. The 70-year-old Nafeesa Al-Qurmazi, mother of two boys and three girls, said she came to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj totally blind and she is now going back…
Reflections on Hajj 2015 tragedies
THE recent Hajj fatalities recorded in two separate unfortunate incidents in the Holy City of Makkah have generated an admixture of commiserations and name-calling or blame-apportioning as evident in media publications of various orientations concerning the what and how of the experiences. It is even remarkable that some smart individuals, organizations and even anti-Saudi countries…
Ansar-ud-deen prays for Hajj victims
THE Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria recently organized special prayer for souls of the victims who lost their life in Saudi Arabia while performing this year’s Hajj exercise. The National President, Ansar-ud-deen, Abdulateef Okunnu, at the prayer held in Lagos, said it was a tragic incident in the history of Hajj exercise, where Nigeria lost some…
Is marriage a lottery?
“And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in tranquillity with them, and He has put love and mercy between your hearts. Undoubtedly in these are signs for those who reflect.”(Quran 30:21). “Yes. Marriage is a lottery”. “No. It is not. It is not…