Author: knowisla

Know Islam, Know Paradise

Introducing The Reverts’ Waqf Initiative – Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

Few days ago, I discussed with Brother Ijaz Ahmad and Ustaadh Kabir Al-asfar (separately) about a revert brother who apostates once or twice each year for the past six years. We agreed that it is a Psycho-Spiritual issue and sought Allah’s guidance for him and us.   In an attempt to properly address Reverts’ Challenges,…
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October 13, 2018 0

Today is Sunday, Let us talk Praise, Worship and Dance Steps – Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

When the Pastor said, “In Jesus’ name we have worshipped”, I reflected for some seconds then remembered a discussion I had with a sister looking into Christianity some weeks ago. According to the sister, she can praise and worship God however she wants without anyone teaching her unlike Islam where you have to learn this…
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September 30, 2018 0


MUSLIM GIRLS FROM ISOLO SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SUSPENDED FOR WEARING HIJAB No fewer than 5 girls including the Assistant Head girl were given letter of suspension for wearing Hijab in school. The new principal Mrs JO Sadare made it clear that she would not permit the Hijab to be worn in the school, despite the…
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September 19, 2018 0

Pope Benedict XVI did not Convert to Islam

Outline Circulating story claims that Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February 2013 because he had decided to convert to Islam.   Brief Analysis The claims in the message are nonsense. The message is derived from a story first published in February 2013 on satirical news site “Dead Seriousness”. All of the stories published on the…
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August 29, 2018 0

Know Your Rights – Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

  In our world today, oppression and victimization of Muslims is no longer strange. We hear and read these stories every week. If one’s Niqab is not yanked off, another’s Hijab might be pulled, the one in beards is called an extremist and the one who has the courage to say, “Allahu Akbar”, a fanatic.…
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August 20, 2018 0

A treatise on the sacred task of Hajj – Abu MazeedatilKhayr

OH YOU GUESTS OF THE MERCIFUL LORD! “Is Hajj ritual that difficult that you asked Allah to ease the task for us?” A friend had asked me in a sarcastic manner when he read my short prayer post. He has, although, been a regular guest of the Merciful Lord both in hajj and umrah for…
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August 7, 2018 0

Firdaus, The Hijab and The Call to Bar

Last year (2017), Amasa Firdaus, a Nigerian Muslims law school graduate was denied access to the venue of the Call to Bar ceremony. Use the links below for the chronicle; Religious Bigotry in the light of emerging Issues: Firdaus Amasa as a Case Study Last year (2017), Amasa Firdaus, a Nigerian Muslim law school graduate…
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June 21, 2018 0


  Most times when I read of Muslims being persecuted, I wonder if we are being persecuted because no Muslim is educated, famous, rich or powerful! Today, we seem to have seen persecution as a norm, as what must happen to us and we have to accept. We are killed in the middle east, we…
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June 1, 2018 0

THIS IS NIGERIA By Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

      “The labour of our heroes past shall never be in vain…To build a nation where peace…And justice shall reign”   Today, one who carefully studies Nigeria might conclude that the labour of our heroes past is about to be in vain if something is not done to fix the ugly condition of…
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May 28, 2018 0

IMAM TAWHIDI By Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

Sometimes, we seem to erase records of falsehood when a certain truth comes from the same source even though the falsehood persists. This can be further explained with how a habitual liar gains sympathy when he tells a truth seen as a lie. We start to think what we think were lies were misunderstandings. This…
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May 26, 2018 0