Thursday March 5th, 2015
Thursday March 5th, 2015
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Women are not mere sex symbols

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Islam defined the duties and responsibilities of women 1400 years ago and got them out of oppression. Rather than showcasing them as sex symbols, Islam laid down rules to protect their honor and gave them a key role in the upbringing of families along with their husbands that in turn contributes to the foundation of healthy societies.

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Terror War: MURIC commends military

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A picture taken from a video distributed to journalists in recent days through intermediaries and obtained by AFP on March 5, 2013 reportedly shows Abubakar Shekau (C), the suspected leader of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, flanked by six armed and hooded fighters in an undisclosed place.

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has commended the Nigeria Military for the feat recorded in the fight against terrorism in the North East.

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Saudi launches anti-terror forces

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Amidst several upsurge of acts of terrorism in some parts of the world including Nigeria, the Saudi government has planned a major exercise to sharpen a battle ready internal security forces against any act of terrorism.

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Blessings of ‘Friday’ in Islam

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Every day of the week has its own uniqueness. For every Muslim, Friday is a big day as believers gather for sermon and worship. It is the Mother of all days and the most virtuous and best of the days. That is why believers look forward to it with so much eagerness. It is a day filled with mercy. It is a time when Muslims come together to worship the only One God, find strength and comfort by standing shoulder to shoulder and reaffirming their faith and devotion to Him.

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Heeding the call of Allah

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One of the important conditions for the acceptance of du‘a (supplication) in Islam is heeding the call of Allah as clearly stated in Suratul Baqarah (Qur’an 2) verses 186 that read thus: “And when My servants ask you (O Muhammad concerning Me, then answer them), I am indeed near (to them by My knowledge).

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Celebrating CAMON @ 20 (2)

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The award given to Muslim students was done to assist young Nigerian Muslims aspiring to further their education to the pinnacle of their chosen career and ultimately enhanced man power development in all spheres of human endeavours.

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World Hijab Day: Treat women in Hijab with courtesy, MPAC urges

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As Nigerians last Sunday, February 1st, joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2015 World Hijab Day, WHiD, Muslim Public Affairs Centre, MPAC has called on Nigerians to desist from persecuting Muslim women and girls because they wear hijab, saying “rather, treat them with courtesy.”

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Celebrating CAMON @ 20

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*An Islamic school

In 1995, Conference of Muslim Organisations of Nigeria, CAMON, came into being through the efforts of about 28 Islamic organisations concerned Muslims in Ibadan, Oyo state. However in 1988, about 10 Muslim organisations now constitute the foundation members, CAMON.

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Lessons from Qur’anic recitation competition in Auchi

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The Holy Quran sees human beings as vicegerents of God on the earth. Among these representatives are also those whom Allah has placed in various positions of authority or chosen to direct and lead the affairs of other humans. This is in recognition of the fact that every human being needs a unifying and driving force for success which is placed on the shoulders of the leaders among them.

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Lessons from Qur’anic recitation competition in Auchi

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The recent concluded Qur’anic Recitation Competition held at Auchi, a muslim growing cosmopolitan town in Edo State, played host to the Muslim Ummah during the Quranic recitation competition which attracted varied levels of people with over thirty states of the federation and also two hundred and fifty-one (251) young males and females Muslim youngsters that competed in the recitation of the Holy Qur’an.

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Leadership, Muslims and civic duties

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The indispensability of leadership and followership in nation building is not in doubt. In Islam, there are models of good leadership. The Messengers of Allah are good examples, then Seal of Prophethood is another shining testimony while taking into cognizance the caliphs and their piuos followers. Again, every Muslim remains guided by the acts and practice of the Prophet through the hadiths.

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The concept of success in Islam (2)

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The Prophets and Messengers of Allah are at the frontline. What distinguished the Egyptian, Roman and Persian civilisations if not wisdom, intelligence and skill? Look at what scientists have accomplished to make life better for us.

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Feb polls: NASFAT prays for Nigeria

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ISLAMIC Cleric, Sheikh Al-Imran Eleha has urged Muslims to continue to offer prayers for the peace and development of the country particularly during the forthcoming general elections.
Eleha gave this charge during a Special Prayer for the Nation organised by leading Islamic Organisation in the country, Nasrul-Lahi-il-Fatih Society of Nigeria, NASFAT, held at Mowe, Ogun State.
Delivering a lecture at the event, Elaha tasked the Lagos State governorship running mates under the platform of the two major parties in the State, People’s Democaractic Party, PDP, Alhaja Olayinka AbdulKereem and All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule who were present at the occasion to be good ambassadors of Islam and Nasfat during and after the elections, adding that as leaders, they would be responsible for any act of violence carried out by their supporters.
Earlier, the President of the society Engr. Kamil Bolarinwa in his keynote address emphasised the potency of prayer as an indispensable factor in the life of every Muslim. “It is incumbent on us to beseech Allah for this nation for a peaceful general elections. We will offer prayers for all the organs of INEC, the security agencies, the politicians and all Nigerians. Islam enjoins Muslims to call on Allah in prayer and put their trust in Him,” Bolarinwa said.
He also urged parents to guide their children and wards against thuggery and violence.

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Emir of Kano, Aregbesola urge Muslims to be torch-bearer of Islam

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Lamido Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, His royal Highness, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has urged Muslims to preach Islam in the correct manners and reflect its true teachings in their lives.

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What greetings can do in Islam!

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*Ogun Pilgrims at Mount Jabalithaor one of the holy sites in Makkah

The Prophet said, “Allah created Adam in his image, sixty cubits (about 30 meters) in height. When He created him, He said (to him), ‘Go and greet that group of angels sitting there, and listen what they will say in reply to you, for that will be your greeting and the greeting of your offspring.’ Adam (went and) said, ‘As-Salamu alaikum (Peace be upon you).’

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The concept of success in Islam

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A cross section of Muslim faithfuls praying at the Agodi Muslim prayer ground in Ibadan. Pix by Dare Fasube

Our children are our future. When you properly invest in them you invest in your future. Some people want to run but they have tied their feet.

You want to be happy in future when you can no longer do as you do now but you do not give your children religious and moral education, and everybody knows our education already lacks value. You reap what you sow. When you laugh the world laughs with you but when you cry you cry alone.

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The concept of success in Islam

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*Ogun Pilgrims at Mount Jabalithaor one of the holy sites in Makkah

Being a paper presented by Imam Ridwan Jamiu, LL.B, LL.M (Chief Imam, Lekki Central Mosque, Lekki Scheme l, Lagos) at Lekki Muslim Ummah workshop las Sunday.

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Level of Aqidat Sahihah among Muslims

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The greatest instrument that Muslims could use to solve their varying problems is Aqidat Sahihah. It means creed, doctrine, faith, and all that a person believes for sure and adopts as a religion, whether evil or good, valid or corrupt. While Sahihah means sound or true. Therefore, Aqidat Sahihah refers to the true Aqidah revealed in the Qur’an and illustrated by Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

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Sultan urges elected leaders to ensure good governance

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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, recently called on elected leaders to have the fear of God in the discharge of their constitutional responsibilities.

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Badagry cIrcuit Ahmadiyya celebrates Seeratul Nabi in style

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The AHMADIYYA Muslim Jama’at, Nigeria, Badagry circuit organised a lecture on the Holy Prophet Muhammad’s (s.a.w) perfect example in governance using the Post-Independence Nigerian Politics, and the Forthcoming Elections, as a case study.

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Maolud Nabiyyi: Transforming the ummah

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The Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) said: “ALLAH has revealed to me that you must be humble, so that no one oppresses another and boasts over another.” Abu-Dawood.

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2015: Ansar-ud-deen calls for prayers, tasks stakeholders on peaceful elections

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The Ansar-ud-deen Society (ADS) has called for prayers for peace to achieve free, fair and credible general elections in 2015.

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2015: Ansar-ud-deen calls for prayers

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The Ansar-ud-deen Society (ADS) has called for prayers for peace to achieve free, fair and credible general elections in 2015.

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Ahmadiyya produces 2 Professors, Ph.D’s, 4 First Class Honours

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim jamaat ,Nigeria, has justified its pioneering status as champion of western and secular education in Nigeria as it produces two Professors in the Animal Science and Clinical Pharmacology, two Ph.D in Islamic Law and Educational Foundation, seven Masters graduates, and four First Class Honours in Mathematics,Biochemistry,Anthropology,Plant Physiology and Crop Production in four Nigerian Universities.

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Echoes from Ilaro Jalsa Salana

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The 63rd Jalsa Salana (annual conference) of Ahmadiyya Jamaat, Nigeria held in Jamia, Ilaro, Ogun State has now closed. It has been a remarkable gathering, emphasizing throughout the three-day event, aspects of religion in politics, social Justice, and global peace.

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Leaders are answerable to Allah —Akinbode

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The Nasru-llah-il-Fatih Society of Nigeria has said it will continue to offer prayer for peace and development of the country especially during this auspicious time of electioneering.

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Spreading the love message

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THE 63rd Jalsa Salana (annual conference) of Ahmadiyya Jamaat, Nigeria held in Jamia, Ilaro, Ogun State has now closed. It has been a remarkable gathering, emphasizing throughout the three-day event, aspects of religion in politics, social Justice, and global peace.

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Not a calamity, but a gift!

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“And we will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient,muslims Who, when disaster strikes them, say, “indeed we belong to allah , and indeed to him we will return.Those are the ones upon whom are blessings from their lord and mercy. And it is those who are the [rightly] guided.” Q2: 157

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Daily benefits of Salat

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I am Allah. There is no god but Me, so worship Me and establish salat to remember Me. (Q20, 14).

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Ahmadiyya holds 63rd annual conference

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Nigeria is set to hold its 63rd annual conference, (Jalsa Salana), 2014. The event will be held at the Jamia Ahmadiyya (Ahmadiyya Missionary Training Center ) Ilaro- Owode road, Ilaro ,Ogun state.

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Sultan to declare open Muslim Students’ Vacation Course in Ibadan

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Dr Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) is to declare open the 98th edition of Islamic Vacation Course (IVC) of Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) on Thursday Dec. 25th.

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A journey to eternal life: Are you prepared?

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A cross section of Muslim faithfuls praying at the Agodi Muslim prayer ground in Ibadan. Pix by Dare Fasube

D-e-a-t-h the five-letter word is real. Bearing the fact that all humans must die, we must be conscious of the position of our state when we cease to exist.

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