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    Facing The Ka’aba

    Airline assures Jigawa pilgrims of prompt airlift via Dutse airport

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

    THe management of Max Air has assured all intending pilgrims for this year’s hajj exercise from Jigawa state that all night flights will land and take off from Dutse Airport. As against what obtained in the past where all night operations were diverted to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, flights will now land and take off from Dutse airport, Jigawa State. Max Air served as the major air carrier for Jigawa State pilgrims during last year’s hajj operation but had to divert all night flights to Kano international airport.

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    Let’s unite on moon sighting

    No doubt Muslims wait in pious anticipation for Ramadan, in full expectation of the sighting of the moon to usher in Ramadan. In the recenting past, the commencement of Ramadan had been laced with dissent voices. Some would say, we have to follow Saudi Arabia, others would kick. Some would querry the astronomical calculations and fault the decision.

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    Are you prepared for Ramadan?

    As the beautiful month of Ramadan approaches, some Muslims are still in a state of unpreparedness. In this part of the world, many of them have no blame though due to the harsh economic condition. Quite a lot live from hand to mouth without any hope of the next meal. But all the same, we still have to give glory to Allah who is the Disposer of our affairs. Against all odds, many of us are still wont to the fire brigade approach, living un-done what we ought to have finished long before now. Our preparation ought to have started some few months back and not now that we are in the twilight of Ramadan.

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    Gov. Senator Abiola Ajimobi

    Use Zakat for human devt- Ajimobi

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has urged Muslims to use the institution of Zakat to promote equitable redistribution of wealth and foster a sense of solidarity among Muslims. Ajimobi gave the advice recently during the annual distribution of Zakat by the Elders Consultative Forum of Supreme Council for Shariah in Nigeria, Oyo state chapter in Ibadan.

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    His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar

    Traditional, religious institutions in Nigeria: Implications for national security

    Traditional and religious institutions had played and continue to play varied and dynamic roles in various parts of the world, including our country, Nigeria. These institutions provided the cohesion and harmony required to sustain the functionality and dynamism of our local communities and the relevance of our socio-cultural traditions and values in the wider arena of national discourse.

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