Foundation tasks Muslims on charity
The Fatima Charity Foundation has enjoined the Muslim Ummah and Nigerians in Diaspora to increase commitment to charitable deeds and helping the needy, especially during holy month of Ramadan. This is because such act of kindness draws inestimable returns. The President of the foundation, Hajia Bintu-Fatima Tinubu, who made this call at the yearly Ramadan…
Group feeds over 7,500 indigent Muslims during Ramadan
With the end of 2015 Ramadan being celebrated today, the newly inaugurated Bodija Muslim Youth Forum (BOMYOF) has said that over 7,500 people benefitted from the group’s free Iftar (break of fast meal) throughout the holy month. The chairman of the Forum, Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun told newsmen in Ibadan during one of the Iftar programmes.…
NASFAT empowers members with vocational skills, gadgets
THE Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fathi Society (NASFAT), Ikotun Branch, has empowered some indigent members with vocational skills, gadgets and petty cash to start-up their small-scale businesses.
For mankind, list of 100 direct instructions by Allah in the Qur’an
Allah (SWT) has directly given us 100 instructions through Al Quran: Do not be rude in speech (3:159); Restrain Anger (3:134); Be good to others (4:36) Do not be arrogant (7:13); Forgive others for their mistakes (7:199); Speak to people mildly (20:44); Lower your voice (31:19); Do not ridicule others (49:11);
The night of majesty (Layla-tul Qadr) is here
IT feels as if it was yesterday. But alas! We have now entered the climax in the spiritual season of the blessed month of Ramadan. Here I am referring to the last ten days of this glorious month; days in which the night of Majesty would occur; a night which is better than a thousand…
The seven under the shade of Allah
THE Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h.) said: “There are seven whom Allah will shade in His Shade on the Day when there is no shade except His Shade: a just ruler; a youth who grew up in the worship of Allah, the Mighty and Majestic; a man whose heart is attached to the mosques; two men who love…
Ahmadiyyah tasks Buhari, governors on equity, justice
THE Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Nigeria has stressed the need for the leadership of the nation at all levels to ensure equity, justice and fair dealings among the populace. The key factors, according to the organization, are necessary ingredients for the realization of the growth aspirations at federal and state levels of governance. The Amir, Ahmadiyya…
Semiotics of Ramadan and your prostate health
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful “O you who believe! Fasting has been prescribed upon…” Quran 2:183 BRETHREN, the month of Ramadan is usually a month of discovery. It is one in which the worshipper realizes the angelic in his nature. al-Mawardi, the legist, once posits that what humanizes us is not…
‘How to maximize Allah’s grace during Ramadan’
UNLIKE other 11 months of Muslim lunar calendar, the holy month of Ramadan offers Muslims opportunity to build up righteous deeds, erase all wrongdoings and earn superfluous blessing of the Almighty.
When Muslims walked for life
The essence of exercise for healthy life was recently exhibited by some Muslims in Lagos, as they preached peace and good governance in the country.
How Muslims can cope with fasting at workplace
MANY people can’t get through a workday without their morning coffee, much less a meal, but with the holy month of Ramadan in full force, millions of Muslim employees across the country will go about their days without food or drink for more than 14 hours at a time.