Nestlé Nigeria celebrates Eid-el-Fitir food festival in Kano
Nestle Nigeria, manufacturer of Maggi seasoning and Pure life bottle water, yesterday, hosted hundreds of loyal consumers to a special food festival
Time to take back our mosques
In a rare public confession, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, in a trending video, confessed that he had no option than to recognise that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in his primary duty
‘What was she wearing?’
In a cosmopolitan city like Abuja, there are signages at major street corners rebuking women from dressing in a certain way and this is also common in many other states, in many tertiary institutions...
Social media invasion of African moral space
The objective of basic principles of natural law is an essential requirement when criticizing unjust situation and unacceptable conducts in a given society irrespective of conflicting opinions.
On prosperity preachers and Alfas - Part II
Brethren, one of such ‘Alfas’ is the heir of a Shaykh who transited to the great beyond a couple of years ago. The day the Shaykh died, he left behind a ‘big’ estate which comprised a room and parlour...
On prosperity preachers and Alfas - Part I
Make no mistake about this- Islam does not abhor prosperity. It does not anathemize success. They were multi-millionaires – Khadijah bnt Khuwaylid, Abu Bakr al-Siddiq
Tribute to Justice Abdulkadir Orire (1930-2021)
Justice Abdulkadir Orire, a renowned Muslim cleric, distinguished teacher and seasoned jurist, was born at Obaninsunwa on June 3, 1930, and died on January 26, 2021. Orire started off with the study of the Quranic reading and recitation as a kindergarten. He was exposed to the fundamental aspects of the Islamic faith and the exciting…
Arabs, Islam and Nigeria - Part 2
Riyadh (Arab) and Teheran (Persian) are physically separated by the Gulf of Hormuz but are also separated by an abyss of antique antagonisms older than Islam and deeper than the Persian Gulf.
Arabs, Islam and Nigeria
In many places, including Nigeria, that which is Arabic, Islamic and northern have been conflated and even combined to mear the thing – the clothes and robes, the hijab, purdah, etc.