Author: Johnson Ayomide

Know Islam, Know Paradise

MUSLIMS IN DEMOCRACY (4) By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

Muslims in democracies are at the crossroads – to join the political train or to leave it piloted as anyhow desired by the kuffaar. Nigeria is a referenceable case study in this regard. To this, two scholarly opinions emerged. If democracy is kufr as opined by consensus of the ‘ulamaa, then participating in its process…
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MUSLIMS IN DEMOCRACY (3) By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

In a democratic system, people opt to be leaders via partisanship or individual candidacy. The former, however, is preponderant across the globe, including the United States – the origin of the governmental system. Competent or not, all that matters is the interest of the party, and the anointed candidates foisted on the masses. Whereas Islamically,…
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MUSLIMS IN DEMOCRACY (2) By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

Voting is an integral, immanent part of democracy. People under certain age brackets (18 upwards, for instance, as applicable in Nigeria) decide with their thumbs who the next leader will be. Everyone (responsible/irresponsible, truthful/untruthful, knowledgeable/not knowledgeable etc.) within the specified age(s) reserves the franchise to determine who gets the leadership baton. This is another area…
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MUSLIMS IN DEMOCRACY (1) By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

All definitions of democracy (at least the ones research has exposed me to) have one thing in common – the people. That laws are made by the people, and where there is disparity, the opinion of majority (of the people) will reign supreme; hence the mantra: “…government of the people, for the people, by the…
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IZHARUL HAQ READING CONTINUED

Click here for previous session     The Attribution of Divinity to Other than God Himself in the Bible This occurs profusely in the Bible in connection with angels, man, even Satan and inanimate things. In some place explanations have been given but at other times the metaphorical significance is so obvious that it leave…
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ISLAM AND FEMINISM By Al-Junayd Abdullah Ibn Ogungbemi

The feminist never tried to renege on their absurd claims; equal rights between men and women. Even though, many treatises of this kind had been written to nullify these claims yet, these feminist are not tired of raising placards to request for equality of rights. It is essential to know that nature does not equate…
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LET ME GO MELANCHOLY By Ummu Ubaidah Penword

  Can the truth or lies describe the parameters of my conflicting mind? What lies within the peripheries of my mistakes is still unknown Let me go melancholy, let me go I looked into my pool of words, but it seems too small to make a rhyme or reason I feel its heaviness in my…
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MOTHER’S LOVE By Ummu Nurudeen

Wider than the ocean, it never can go dry. It grows naturally, miraculously planted and Nutured by the Most-High. The root is as strong as a mountain, The unwrinkled love ever known, Just as Albino keeps dyeing his hair, it will continue to grow white, The love will never sag No form of calamity can…
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KNOWLEDGE By Johnson Abdulazeez Ayomide

  Knowledge! Knowledge!! Knowledge!!! “Enables it’s professor to distinguish right from wrong; It lights the way to Jannah; It is our friend in the desert; Our company in solitude; Companion when friendless; It guides us to happiness; It sustains us in misery; It is an ornament amongst friends; An armour against the enemies.” َﻣِﻦَ ﭐﻟﻨَّﺎﺱِ…
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REGRETS By Olatunde Azeezah (PenTalks)

They are emotions woven in our lungs, so when we speak we cough as it becomes a lump that reminds us of our mistakes. Regrets are guilt that draw red lines in our eyes painting it the colour of pain. Sometimes when we regret doing an act we forget it’s the first step to getting…
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