Muslim community tasks government on ethical reorientation
The Muslim Community of Lagos State (MCLS) has urged the government, at all levels, to scale up efforts at addressing moral decadence in the country. Specifically, the group emphasised the need for the intelligence units to be equipped enough to nip crimes in the bud...
Hijrah 1441 is here
Thus the Muslim world begins a new year – one thousand four hundred and forty-one years (1441) after the migration of Prophet Muhammad (upon him be blessings and mercies of the Almighty) from Makkah to Madinah.
Hijrah- on the season of migration and defections - Part 1
But what could have warranted this infraction? One response would be the attention I paid to the literal meanings of the words migration and defection. This is what I meant - today is the fourth of Muharram, 1440 after the Hijrah- the migration of Prophet Muhammad from Makkah to Madinah.
Muslims celebrate Hijrah New Year
Over 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide are celebrating the new Islamic year (1st Muharram, 1440 AH) today.The Hijrah is a lunar calendar consisting of 12 months in a year of 354 or 355 days.
Semiotics of Hijrah in the reconfiguration of history
Brethren, the arrival of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (s.a.w) into Madina in 622 CE, eventuated the reconfiguration of not only his-tory but also the chemistry of historians and indeed the Arabian landscape upon which history was destined to be re-written.
Season of migration here again
Thus the Muslim world began a new year – one thousand four hundred and thirty nine years (1439) after the migration of Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) from Makkah to Madinah.
NASFAT unveils six-point agenda for new Hijrah year
A reputable Islamic Organization, Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT), has charged Muslims to improve on personal development around their spiritual life, carrier, finance, human relations, health and Family.
Hijrah: Governor Aregbesola enjoins Muslims to eschew unhealthy rivalry
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has enjoined Muslims to eschew unhealthy rivalry and anti-social behaviour capable of causing crisis in the country.
Is Nigeria ready for Hijrah?
Yes. It is the beginning of a new Islamic lunar calendar- 1438 years after the migration of Prophet Muhammad (a.s) from Makkah to Madinah. It is customary that on occasions like this, we should plumb the inner portals of that event in search of possible lessons...