Some Muslims confused their annual Zakah with Zakatul-Fitr while some who understand the difference still observe the two in the month of Ramadan merely to attract more reward in the month of Ramadan.Read More →
We spend over N180m annually to assist the less privileged — Imam Shuaib Imam Abdullahi Shuaib is the Executive Director, Zakat & Sadaqat Foundation, an Islamic organisation providing charity services to the less privileged to cushion the effect of poverty. He spoke to Vanguard on how zakat is helping to alleviate poverty in the society.Read More →
The Ahmadiya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria, AMJN, would hold a 3-day eastern region conference in Warri, Delta State. The conference themed: “Advent of the Promised Messiah and Inter-faith harmony” would hold at Mom civic centre, Airport Road, Warri, Delta state, from Friday August 1 to 3, 2014.Read More →
Members Nasru-llahi-il-Fatih society of Nigeria, NASFAT, Lagos and Ogun States, will converge at the Mowe Nasfat Village, along Ibadan express-waylater today for this year’s Lailatul-Quadr otherwise known as The Night of Power.Read More →
Eid-l-fitr is Muslim festival of fast breaking. It occurs at the end of Ramadan fasting (on the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of Islamic/Hijrah calendar). And it is obligatory Sunnah according to most scholars.Read More →
Muhammad Salim Al-Rahili is never the richest man on earth neither is he the most powerful in the Muslim world, but the seventy-year-old man is regarded in the Arabia world particularly in Madinah where he is based as one of the oldest providers of iftar meals to Muslims in the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah. For about over sixty years,Read More →
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The Muslim Prayer Warrior group has unveiled a new Islamic Prayer society tagged Al-Muwafiq.Read More →
The importance of du’a cannot be over emphasized in Islam because Allah says: “And your Lord said: “Invoke Me I will respond to your (invocation)” (40:60). Also, the Prophet (SAW) said: “Du’a is worship” (Tirmidhi 3372; Abu Dawud 1479; Ibn Majah 3828; authenticated by al-Albaani in Sahiih Tirmidhi 2590).Read More →
Seven days after Ogun State-based Islamic cleric, Ustadh Abdul Ganiyy Jumah and his wife, Muinat, were abducted at gunpoint, the couple are yet to be found.Read More →
Muslim faithful have been advised to work more towards Islamic empowerment which forbids interest on loans, gambling, and uncertainty.Read More →
The entire idea of fasting is definitely not to starve oneself but to be on a different spiritual plane altogether. In doing this, it must be a period of total rededication to Allah with increase in activities that are in consonance with the dictates of Allah while also shunning the ways of shaytan (devil).Read More →
Prices of basic food items have increased in most markets in Lagos since the commencement of Ramadan fast. A visit to most of the food and fruit markets in Lagos reveals an increase in prices of fruits which are major needs of Muslims during the holy month. Prices of other basic food items like beans, yam, pepper, tomatoes, oranges and water melons have also gone up.Read More →
There has come to you Ramadan, a blessed month which Allah has enjoined you to fast, during which the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed, and the rebellious devils are chained up. In it there is a night which is better than a thousand months, and whoever is deprived of its goodness is indeed deprived.Read More →
As the blessed month of Ramadan commences, it is incumbent upon all Muslims to identify the meritorious acts in the blessed month and how to do those acts. No doubt, one of the factors that places Islam ahead of other religions is that there are laid down rules on how to perform every acts. One of them is fasting in the month of Ramadan.Read More →
The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Quran, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance and the criterion (between right and wrong) [Quran al-Baqarah 2:185]Read More →
Bismillahi-Rahamani-RaheemThe Qur’an says: “The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the month, let him fast it; and whoever is ill or on a journey – then an equal number of other days.Read More →
PROMINENT Nigerians are expected to grace the ninth Ramadan lecture of the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) on peace and leadership on Sunday in Abuja.
MMPN chairman, Abdur-Rahman Balogun said in a statement on Sunday that the lecture would hold at National Mosque Hall, Abuja on Sunday June 29, starting from 11 a.m.
While Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger State was slated as the chairman, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, Minister of State, Defence would be the father of the day and Mohammed Abubakar, Inspector-General of Police as Special Guest of Honour.
The lecture which was ninth in the series,
Entitled: “Peace and Leadership: The Missing Link” will be delivered by the duo of Prof. Musa AbdurRaheem of University of Ado-Ekiti and Malam Nurudeen Lemu.
Other guests expected at the occasion are the FCT Minister, Sen. Bala Mohammed as Chief Host, while Prof .Ishaq Oloyede, Secretary-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) would be the Spiritual father of the day.Others were Director-Generals of Voice of Nigeria, Malam Abubakar Jijiwa, FRCN, MalamLadanSalihu, federal lawmakers, Islamic scholars, members of the public and the media. Balogun said in the statement that the choice of the topic was to proffer solution to the current challenges in the country as it affects Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
He said all stakeholders including religious groups, security agencies, scholars in various fields and students have been invited to grace the occasion.
WITH less than two days to the commencement of the Muslims’ Ramadan fasting, the prices of foodstuff and fruits have increased slightly in some parts of the country.Read More →
The blessed and most beautiful month is here and what better time to prepare for it than right now. Some of us deceive ourselves into thinking that when Ramadan comes, we will suddenly change and worship Allah night and day but it turns of differently because we are not used to it.Read More →
The University of Ibadan Muslim Graduates’ Association (UIMGA) said it has spent over N5million on scholarship scheme since the programme commenced. This year’s award ceremony which took place on the 15th June, 2014 at the University of Ibadan Central Mosque was witnessed by members of the Association, some members of the university community, including beneficiaries smiling home with thousands of naira in scholarship.Read More →
To be successful in the world, it is essential to possess correct knowledge, for without correct and complete knowledge, no action, whether for the world or the hereafter, produces effective or correct results.Read More →
The last has not been heard on the legal imbroglio between the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, MSSN, and the Lagos State Government over the ban on the use of hijab (Muslim veil) in public schools in the State.Read More →
The Conference for Islamic Organisations, CIO, has described the inability of the government to rescue the abducted Chibok schoolgirls sixty-five days after they were kidnapped as a national shame just as it maintained that the Boko Haram insurgents are neither representing Islam nor Muslims.Read More →
A LEADING Islamic scholar, writer and founder of Daru Dawah Islamic centre, Isolo, Sheikh Mustapha Zuglool, has described the late Aare Musulumi of Yoruba land, Alhaji Abdulazeez Alao Arisekola as a star in his own time, adding that his death was a big loss to Islam in Nigeria.Read More →
League of Imams and Alfas in Yorubaland, Edo and Delta states, has said contrary to the practice of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Islam is against killing of innocent people irrespective of their religious affiliation.Read More →
Like the daily sun, this verse too shines with a new splendour and brilliance at the beginning of each chapter of the Quran. No wonder the Prophet (s.a.w) said: “Any important work that does not begin with Bismillah is devoid of Barakah.”Read More →
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has decried what it described as an attempt to implicate Muslims in Osun State in a framed ‘Boko Haram’ attack by some overzealous individuals in the state recently.Read More →
The Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (MPWB) says it has secured a befitting accommodation to its 1, 954 intending pilgrims for the 2014 Hajj in Saudi Arabia.Read More →
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit has said that the issue of Hijab in the state is yet to be resolved.Read More →
Muslims all over the world have been crying out loud and clear that the activities of these daredevils Boko Haram are not in sync with islam and there are not the handiwork of Muslims. Recently, the Grand Mufti and one of the leading Imams in Saudi Arabia not only condemned the act but went ahead to say these people perpetrating these acts are not Muslims.Read More →