Jaiz Foundation outlines methods of accessing zakat funds, empowers 94 Kogi indigenes
Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation has empowered 94 persons in Kogi State with N4 million. The foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr Abdullahi Shuaib, said he was happy that the poor and vulnerable people are the majority of beneficiaries.
203 Muslims benefit from zakat scheme
As part of its economic empowerment activities, Lekki Muslim Ummah (LEMU) has touched the lives of 203 Muslims in Lagos State with the disbursement of over N40 million zakat to the needy.
NAZAS… spreading socio-economic benefits of Zakat among Nigerians
In the absence of a national institutional framework to drive the realisation of the socio-economic benefits of Zakat as the third fundamental pillar of Islam...
NAZAS distributes N175m zakat, leads campaign against poverty
NASFAT Agency for Zakat and Sadaqat, NAZAS, a dedicated arm of Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society dealing with collection and disbursement...
How Waqf, Zakat can boost infrastructural needs of Nigeria
Islamic poverty alleviating tools, Waqf and Zakat have been described as a veritable tool to solve the infrastructure deficit and improve the social well being of the citizenry.
1500 beneficiaries get N143 million zakat in Lagos
No fewer than 1516 beneficiaries were recently blessed with the proceeds of zakat in Lagos to help them meet their social and economic needs.
Are you going on Hajj?
You shall observe and complete the rites of Hajj and`Umrah for the Almighty... (Quran 2:196) Brethren, let me begin by asking the opposite question: why are you not going on hajj this year? Is it because of lack of the means to do so? This indeed is a valid reason in Islam. It is they…
Foundation empowers Muslims in Edo, urges faithful to pay Zakat
In line with the Islamic doctrine, which emphasizes helping the poor and needy in society, the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation has empowered 71 Muslims in Edo with various items and cash presentation to ameliorate their suffering. Executive Director, Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Prince Suleiman Olagunju, said the gesture is aimed at improving their lives as…
Commission tasks wealthy Muslims on prompt payment of Zakat
The Kano State Zakat and Endowment Commission, has called on wealthy Muslims in the state to ensure prompt payment of Zakat (Alms) to enable it disburse it to the needy before commencement of Ramadan. The Director-General of the commission, Alhaji Safiyanu Gwagwarwa made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).…