Obstacles to Muslims unity, political participation in Nigeria
The growing number of Muslims in politics and indeed public offices are not without some obstacles that appeared to have impaired the unity of the Ummah, while consideration for religious etiquettes lays bare.
What Nigeria university students should know
Sir: Christians and Muslims, who occupy public offices at all levels in Nigeria, abuse their positions for self-aggrandizement, and to promote Christianity and Islam...
Bangladesh arrests 15 Islamist suspects in major sweep
Bangladesh police arrested 15 suspected members of a banned Islamist extremist group from the country's second-largest city, officials said Saturday.
Maulud provides opportunity for sober reflection, demonstration of love – Lalong
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.
Exactly what do Muslims believe? Part 2
In other words, when the spiritual cynic says: “How many people will be judged on this memorable day?… How many judges will this your God need…?” he seems to be troubled by some sincere loss of spiritual awareness.
Exactly what do Muslims believe? - Part I
Yes! At a time like this, it might be useful to remember that what Islam demands of us is very simple. It is that we should believe, first of all, that He is One.
Christians, Muslims, traditional worshippers sign undertaking over religious, cultural conflict in Oyo
Muslims, Christians and the Iseyin traditional Oro worshippers yesterday signed an undertaking to put an end to the crisis that often ensued among the religionists over the yearly ‘Oro’ festival in Iseyin Local Council of Oyo State.
Hijrah 1441 AH: Osun declares Friday public holiday
The Osun Government on Thursday declared Friday, Aug. 30, as a public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year, Hijra 1441 AH. The state government made the announcement in Osogbo in a statement signed by Mr. Adebisi Obawale, a Supervisor in the state Ministry of Home Affairs.
Governors seek prayers, peace, security, tolerance for nation’s development
State governors from across the country have sought prayers, peace, security, ethnoreligious harmony and tolerance as against confrontation to achieve national coherence and development. They stated this yesterday at this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebrations being marked by Muslims across the country.