Monday April 21st, 2014
Monday April 21st, 2014
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Confab: What Muslims delegates should do — Clerics speak (2) Want Hijab, Sharia discussed, ‘Oro’ curfew banned

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Although the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) is representing Muslims’ interest at the conference, as affirmed by Prof. Dawud Noibi, the Executive Secretary, Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria (MUSWEN); Facing the Kaaba provides this platform for Muslim individuals who do not have the opportunity to be at the conference to express their views on issues affecting Islam in the country.

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UTME: Nigerian Muslim Students commend JAMB

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Candidates writing the UTME at the University of Abuja, Saturday.

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, MSSN, Lagos State Area Unit has commended the Joint Admission Matriculation Board following the successful conduct of this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted on the 12th April, 2014.

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We need free legal aids to assist Muslim inmates — Muharam Sisters

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Muslim lawyers across the country have been urged to partner prison ministries so as to help indigent inmates access justice free of charge, rather than remain in incarceration indefinitely.

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We must reclaim the lost glory of Islam — Prof. Kamaldeen Balogun

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The grand mufti of Egbaland, Professor Kamaldeen Balogun has called on all Muslims world-over especially the Alumni of the Ogun State-owned university, Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye to wake up to their responsibility, propagate Islam and their alma-matar in order to reclaim its lost glory.

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Career Muslim women and devt

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Islam neither allow women to be treated merely as sex symbols nor as object of oppression by their male counterparts.

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Why we engage in religious debates—Adepoju

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Chief Lecturer, Academy of Islamic Propagation, ACADIP, Alhaji Yusuf Olatunde Adepoju, has explained his interest in comparative religions, adding that it was to clarify the many misconceptions about Prophet Muhammad, (s.a.w) and Islam, by Christian clerics.

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Ex-Commissioner makes case for female child

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The first appointed Honorable Commissioner for Women Affairs, Youth and Social Development in Lagos State, Alhaja Sekinah Olusola Yusuf has enjoined all Muslim faithful to always remember and give the female child a chance for a better and peaceful society.

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Why we engage in religious debates —Adepoju

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Chief Lecturer, Academy of Islamic Propagation, ACADIP, Alhaji Yusuf Olatunde Adepoju, has explained his interest in comparative religions, adding that it was to clarify the many misconceptions about Prophet Muhammad, (s.a.w) and Islam, by Christian clerics.

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Confab: What Muslims delegates should do—Clerics speak

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ALthough the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) is representing Muslims’ interest at the conference, as affirmed by Prof. Dawud Noibi, the Executive Secretary, Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria (MUSWEN); Facing the Kaaba provides this platform for Muslim individuals who do not have the opportunity to be at the conference to express their views on issues affecting Islam in the country.

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Conquering your enemy

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Allah and Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) assures Muslims in Qur’an and Hadith that they will conquer there enemy provided they are Mumeen (believer).

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Are we running out of Allah’s blessings?

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Bismillahi Rahamani Raheem..The sky is cloudy, misery is casting its shadows around us as the genocide continues unabated. Injustice flourishes on the land; poverty, hunger and unemployment exacerbated by unprecedented corruption filled the land.

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Confab: Eti-Osa Imams urge delegates to fear God

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THe Chairman, Eti-Osa Council of Imams and Alfas, Alhaji Abdul-Barri Yosuff Afini has called on delegates at the National Conference to have the fear of God in all their deliberations.

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2014 Hajj: NAHCON screens air carriers

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) recently screened air carrier operators for the 2014 Hajj operation.

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Boko Haram: It’s a delibrate attempt to misrepresent Islam — Capt Joji (2)

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We don’t rule by religion. Shamelessly our national Language is English but English is the language of the Bible. We accepted it even as Muslims and we don’t complain about it. Instead, we take our time to, on our individual level, learn to know the language of our own religion and the Qur’an. Why should we complain in the first place?
Are Christians or Christianity not creatures of Allah? Is there anybody who can beat his chest and say he comes from a supernatural being other than Allah?

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NSCIA mourns death of 20 NIS applicants

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The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has blamed the stampede and death of over 20 Nigeria Immigration Service applicant last weekend on the scourge of corruption at all levels of government in the country

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Women are bridge builders — Taofeeq

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Organizing this conference firstly, is in fulfilment with our constitutional responsibility as a zonal headquarters. The constitution makes it clear that all the organs popularly known as branches under the Nasru-Lahi-l- Fatih Society of Nigeria NASFAT meets periodically to have a progressive review of the objectives and how to achieve them. Also, to share practice in keeping with that objectives stated in the constitution and therefore we have chose to meet every three months.

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Boko Haram: It’s a delibrate attempt to misrepresent Islam — Capt Joji

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Captain Mohammed Joji, a former Managing Director of the defunct Nigerian Airways, is one of the Arewa Consultative Forum leaders. At his home in Kaduna, Joji expresses concerns over politicisation of security challenges suggesting ways out of the doldrums. Excerpts:

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Gbadamosi hails Humuani Alaga

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A Professor of History, Tajudeen Gbadebo O. Gbadamosi has called for the restoration of Nigerian History and women studies at all levels of our educational system.

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We’re not happy with this carnage—Sultan

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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III

His eminence, Alhaji Saad Abubakar has called on government to rise to the challenge of insecurity bedeviling the country saying that Muslims are not happy with the carnage going on in the country.

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Why Muslims hasten to bury the dead?

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Every man has two special days, the day of good which signifies the day we were born and the day of evil which signifies the day we will die. Hence, no one can remove or add a second to the time he was born and the day he will die.

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World Day of Muslim Culture: For peace to reign

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Next week March 11, will be observed another World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace and Dialogue. This day was created in 2010 by Javed Mohammed of San Francisco who proclaimed the day as a special observance to share and discuss Muslim culture.

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Nat’l Qur’an recitation competition for a paradigm shift

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Late last year when Nigeria Abdu-Kabir Abubakar beat even the Arabs and other nationals and won the first prize in the first category of World Quran Recitation Competition, not many saw the glory the young Muslim brought to the nation.

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Humuani’s life is a pride to Muslims — Jadesola Oyewole

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Alhaja Silifat Jadesola Oyewole, former National Treasurer of Federation of Muslim Women Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), attended Tottenham College London and started Muslim Ladies Circle, is one of the children of the late scholar and merchant Alhaja Humuani Alaga, the Otun Iyalode of Ibadan Land. In this interview with newsmen, she speaks on making marriages work, women activism, girl-child education among others reflecting on the life of Humuani Alaga.

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Security expert calls for behavioural analysis of Boko Haram

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Renowned security expert Dr. Ona Ekhomu has called on Nigeria’s security agencies to conduct behavioral analyses of Boko Haram terrorists in order to predict future attacks and prevent the tragic events.

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Severe punishment awaits mischief makers

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We decreed upon the Children of Israel that whoever kills a soul unless for a soul or for corruption [done] in the land – it is as if he had slain mankind entirely.

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Boko Haram: Every soul is important to Allah — Imam Olohungbebe

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Alhaji Soliudeen Olohungbebe, Imam of Lagos State Secretariat Mosque, speaks on the need for child education and how government can end the act of terrorism by Boko Haram insurgence group in the northern part of the country.

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Boko Haram: Ekhomu lauds northern leaders on war against terror

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Renowned Security expert, Dr. Ona Ekhomu has commended northern political leaders for finally supporting the war on the Boko Haram terrorists.

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Why Muslims don’t recognise Val’s day

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Praise be to Almighty Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. May the peace and blessings of Allah continue to abide unto the noblest of prophets, Muhammad (s.a.w), his household and followers. Allah has chosen for us Islam as our religion and He will not accept any other religion apart fro, Islam, as He says in Quran 3 vrs 85 “And whoever seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted from him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of the losers.”

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Boko Haram: Every soul is important to Allah – Imam Olohungbebe

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Alhaji Soliudeen Olohungbebe, is the Imam of Lagos State Secretariat Mosque, he speaks on need for education and a way of ending the act of terrorism by Boko Haram group in the northern part of the country.

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Isa was not crucified

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Our recent story on the coming back of Jesus, the son of Mary, (peace be upon him) elicited some questions and remarks from readers. The most pertinent of them was that since Islam does believe in the coming again of Jesus, does it also believe in his crucifixion; just as another non-Muslim reader remarked that the Qur’an must have been copied from the Bible. But my response to them goes as follows.

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Muslim family: Let your home reflect your faith – Imam Abojututu

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As a microcosm of the society, the family is an important institution that must be well managed and protected in line with the guidelines set by the creator. Facing the Kaaba in a chat with Imam Abdul Hafeez Abojututu dissects the conundrum of an ideal Muslim family and offer tips on how to make the union sustainable.

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Muslim clerics speak on return of Jesus?

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Islam as a religion believes in the second coming of Jesus Christ. I believe in Jesus Christ as the messenger of Allah and as the son of Mary. (may the blessings of God be upon him).

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