Saturday May 23rd, 2015
Saturday May 23rd, 2015
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Save your life with Lai llah illallah

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The belief in the words of “Lá iláha illallah” is one of the basis for being a Muslim, to refute all deities and accept Allah as the only God and Lord of the Universe. No one can be a Muslim without believing and adhering to the tenets of of Lá iláha illallah. Lá iláha illallah is the belief in the divine lordship of Allah (referred to as “rububiyyah”), meaning believing that Allah is the only one power who creates, gives life and death, and maintains the affairs of all that’s in this universe.

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Ahmadiyya youths ‘walk for Prophet (s.a.w)

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Youth members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria under the aegis of Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya Nigeria have stood up to defend the personality of Prophet Muhammad (saw) in a rare procession in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State South-West Nigeria. The Walk-for-Muhammad procession was part of the group’s 43rd Annual National Convention, held between April 30 and May 3, 2015.

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Sha’ban, the best month for sunnah fast

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In line with the practice of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), a Muslim is highly expected to fast in most days of the month of Sha‘baan. Although, fasting in this month is not obligatory, but meritorious to the extent that the Prophet (SAW) did not like to miss it. In fact, it is reported in a hadith that the Prophet (SAW), used to fast so much in the month of Sha‘baan that he was asked: “Messenger of Allah, I have seen you fasting in the month of Sha‘baan so frequently that I have never seen you fasting in any other month”.

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Fountain is the best Islamic based varsity — VC

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Prof. Bashir Raji

There are over sixty private universities now in the country and out of the number, the Islamic based universities were four but with the recent licence granted by the Federal government, Islamic faith-based universities are now five. Fountain University is one of them and it is the only one owned by an Islamic organisation, NASFAT. There have been a lot of challenges trying to impart curriculum laced with Islamic ettiquett in our students.

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Strike a balance between home, carrer— group urges Muslim women

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MUSLIM women have been urged to strike a balance between their home and their career so as to prevent chaos and disharmony in all their endeavours. This was the thrust of the three days’ workshop held by the Lajna Imaillah (women servant of Allah), Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Nigeria, at Ojokoro, Lagos, last weekend. The annual workshop which had over 600 female members of the Islamic organization throughout the federation in attendance highlighted the roles Muslim women have to play in the contemporary world. The workshop did justice to various issues affecting women and how the problem can be tackled.

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Shariah is not difficult

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AGAINST the erroneous view that shariah (the Islamic law), is difficult simply because Muslims refused to changed it under the guise of constitutional review in line with divine commandments. Yet there is abundance of evidence to proof that the law given to the followers of Prophets of Allah-(AS), before Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was difficult than the one given to this nation.

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Lessons of Suratul Khaf

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AS the reality is hidden from you, you are at a loss to understand the wisdom of what is happening, and sometimes if it appears that things are going against you, you cry out, ‘How and why has this happened’. The fact is that if the curtain be removed from the “unseen”, you would yourselves come to know that what is happening here is for the best. Even if sometimes it appears that something is going wrong, you will see that in the end, it will also produces some good results for you.

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Stand firm against corruption, Ahmadiyya urges Buhari

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THE leadership of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Nigeria has urged the President – elect, General Muhammadu Buhari to stand firm against corruption and other vices plaguing the country, as he prepares to take the mantle of leadership for positive change towards socio -political and economic emancipation of Nigeria on May 29, 2015. This admonition was contained in a statement issued at the end of the National executive committee meeting of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat at its headquarters in Lagos.

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Lessons of Suratul Khaf

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LAST week we discussed about the power of dua. We cannot exhaust the importance of dua. The recently concluded general elections was a pointer to the fact that dua changed the expectation or otherwise prediction of abysmal failure and break up of Nigeria as a nation. We have not only recorded an enviable success, we have raised the bar in the quest for democracy among the comity of nation. As it were, prayer is a catalyst for change. It is the only thing that can change an impending and imminent catastrophe and in fact alter the destiny of man

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Ahmadiyya schools are secular, but there‘re separate devt plans for Ahmadis — AbduRafi

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AbdulQadir AbdulRafi

The last election showed that we have a lot of roles the youths can play for peace and national development. Recent statistics show that 70% of Nigerians are made up of the youths and that makes them vulnerable to a lot of undue influences. One of the ways the youths can ensure development is by shunning electoral violence and other forms of violence in all ramifications.

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Sadaqah prevents evils, calamities

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Sadaqah is a voluntary charity given by individuals to relieve problems and sufferings of fellow-human beings. In other words, the word sadaqah may be applied to all kinds of good deeds. In line with Hadiths narrated by Jaabir ibn ‘Abd-Allaah (RA) and recorded by Al-Bukhaari. Sadaqah can performed in different forms, such as in money, food, clothings to the needy; slaughtering of animals and giving away the meat to the poor; supporting good Islamic causes such as building mosques, schools, orphanages; providing sources of water.

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Etsu Nupe raps on religious tolerance

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The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar has charged government and individuals to place emphasis on building places of learning and worships, adding that, the country more than ever before needs institutions of moral and spiritual rebirth. The paramount ruler stated this while commissioning the Isa Kutepa Mosque and Quranic School built by Alhaji Razaq Kutepa and donated to the Muslim community in Lokoja, Kogi State Capital.

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Transition: Ahmadiyya calls for prayers, fasting

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The Amir, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at in Nigeria, Dr Mashuud Fasola has called for a special night congregational prayers (Tahajud) for the smooth and peaceful transfer of power on May 29th to a new government. Dr Mashuud Fasola , a development Economist and former lecturer at the University of Lagos while leading a Friday (Jumah ) service at the Jama’at headquarters in Lagos said the special prayers was aimed at beseeching Allah for peaceful transition.

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Power of Dua in the lives of Muslims

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A YOUNG sister narrated her experience while offering praises and adoration to Almighty Allah. A few years after her marriage, she got a divorce. She at the same time lost her job. Her father took ill and died a few month after, since they could not get good medical treatment. The world around her seemed dark and unfriendly.

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NASFAT: Adeseun tasks Muslim leaders on succession planning

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Muslim leaders have been urged to train members on the dynamics of leadership in order to effectively take over leadership and management positions of Islamic organisations. The call was made by Chairman of Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society, Lagos Zone 1, Alhaji Taofeeq Adeseun during the group’s zonal quarterly conference themed: “Succession planning in a faith based Society; A practical approach” held in Owode-Ajegunle branch, Lagos recently.

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Safeguarding the tongue

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All praise for Allah Who has honored man and has created him in the best of forms. Praise for Allah Who has endowed man with the ability to speak with his tongue as one of His greatest bounties. I bear witness that there is no god but Allah, the only God Who has no partner. In the Divine Book, Allah, the Exalted, has endowed us with words we utter in order to communicate with each other, express our feelings, and reveal our intentions.

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Ibadan gets new Chief Imam

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From left : Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Mukhtar Yero; President-General, Jama'atu Nasril Islam and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, and Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, at the Jama'atu Nasril Islam Central Council Meeting in Kaduna on Thursday (24/5/12). NANPhoto

A few days after late Sheikh Busari Haruna III was laid to rest, another chief Imam for the Ibadan Muslim Community has been named. He is Shelkh AbdulGaniyy Abubakar. Until his appointment, Sheikh Abubakar was the most senior Alfa (Alfa Agba of Ibadan-land). Abubakar, 80, an Islamic and Arabic teacher is now the 18th Chief Imam of Ibadan land. He replaced Sheikh Busari Suara Haruna the former Chief Imam who died on April 9 at the age of 93 after serving for 20 years.

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Ahmadiyya lays foundation of Centenary mosque •As youths hold convention

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Nigeria has laid the foundation of one of the centenary mosques for the 100 years anniversary of the Islamic organization in Nigeria. The Mosque named Nana mosque in Offa Kwara state will be built by Engineer Abdul Ganiy Omokanye, for the jama’at to mark the 100 years celebration in 2016. Deputy head (Naib Amir) Special Duty), Alhaji Hammed Al Hassan on behalf of the Amir, DR Mashuud Fasola thanked the donor of the mosque and urged other Muslims to build a house for Allah for greater reward in life and the thereafter.

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Fulfill your electoral promises, NSCIA, Muslim groups tell Buhari

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The President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari has been admonished to fulfil all his electoral promises to Nigerians in line with his party’s manifestos.

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Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Haruna, buried amidst encomiums

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Thousands of Islamic faithful stormed the Oja’oba Central Mosque in Ibadan for the Janazah prayers held for Sheikh Baosari Haruna III, the Chief Imam of Ibadan land, who died on Thursday morning.

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Imams should not allow themselves to be used by politicians —Sheikh Akorede

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Sheikh Abdul-Hakeem Yayi Akorede, the Grand Imam of Akure Kingdom, is the youngest man to lead a versatile community of Muslims in Ondo State, Nigeria. In this interview, he spoke on why he and other Imams Muslim leaders from South West attended what later turned out to be a political meeting with Vice President, Namadi Sambo recently.

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Ansar-ud-Deen organises ‘Health Walk’

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The physical exercise which was the fifth in its series kicked off from Pen Cinema, Lagos through Akilo road, Guinness roundabout then Emiloju Street and ended at Ansar Ud Deen Society Agege branch mosque was meant to maintain and increase the fitness of members of the organisation.

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The burden of leadership

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Alhaja Mariam Bolanle Ademoye, Chief Deeds Registrar, Bureau of lands and survey, Ogun state said the act of leadership starts from the home adding that the home being the mirror of the society should endeavour to shun out good products. She also said Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was regarded as the Al-Amin by his people because of his trustworthiness.

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Keep on thanking Allah

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Thanking Allah is one of the many Islamic instruments of overcoming kufr (unbelief), poverty or insufficiency, punishment of Allah, and many others as stated in different parts of the Qur’an. On kufr Allah says: “Therefore remember Me. I will remember you, and be grateful to Me, and never disbelieve Me, (i.e. ungrateful to Me)” (Q2: 152).

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It’s thanksgiving, but we’ve learnt enough lessons

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A HAUNTING and powerful image in the Qur’an depicts a people who, on the Day of Judgment, perch on a barrier that divides the Paradise and hell. And so they engage in a conversation with the inhabitants of both abode. However, Allah gave them a kind of soft landing, implying that they will end in the safer side of the barrier. It is not a joke. Check the Quran 7: 46-49.

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Spread true teachings of Islam, Ahmad tells Muslim journalists

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The World Leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Hazrat Masroor Ahmad has urged media practitioners of the Ahmadiyya Islamic community and Muslims in general to spread the peaceful message to the world.

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Polls: Let there be peace

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Tension, emotion, sentiments have heightened in the last few weeks preparatory to the general elections. We have never had it so bad. Inflammatory statements, attacks on personalities have become the order. While some politicians are ready to spill the milk if the election did not go their way, some youths have vowed to go up in arms against Nigeria, our beloved country and cut down anybody that dared challenge their exuberance.

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Muslim families failed to entrench Shura principles — Abdul-Barri

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Following our last week edition on Shura and democratic process in the lives of Muslims, other notable scholars have also added their views on the topic.

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How the Prophet taught morals

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Alhaji M Garuba Akinola Ibrahim, OON, Chief Imam of Lagos State (Centre) and other Imans

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) once said, “Who from my Ummah (universal nation) would learn five qualities to act upon or teach to those who would (in turn) act upon them?” Abu Hurairah said, “I, O Messenger of God.” The Prophet (peace be upon him) took Abu Hurairah’s hand and counted the five qualities on it, saying:

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Commonwealth Day: Muslim scholar charges govts on child rights

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Dr. Muhammed Salisu of the Department of Paediatrics, Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), has charged governments at all levels to live up to their responsibilities.

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Why South-West Muslim leaders shunned meeting with President

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Muslim leaders and Imams in the South-west recently, shunned an invitation to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan. The meeting which was scheduled to hold pen-ultimate week at Ansarudeen Central Mosque, Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos, South-west Nigeria was at the instance of President Jonathan aimed at seeking the support of Muslims in the region in the forthcoming Presidential election.

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President’s invitation tear Muslim Students apart

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The invitation sent to the Muslim Youth of the South-West of Nigeria to attend a political meeting in Abuja is currently generating ripples among them.

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