Category: Articles On Islam

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EXAMINING THE TERRORIST By Lan Rey Hassan

  As a muslim, I can already imagine you fuming at the heading of the article. But wait, read the Hadith about to be cited, and after years of arguing – with islamophobes in tow – that there basically lays no underpinning for terrorism in Islamic tradition, you would change your mind. Yes, you would…
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November 24, 2018 0

HIJAB, FREEDOM AND OBJECTIFYING WOMEN By Lan Rey Hassan

  Just outside the gate of the Tecno office in Computer Village Ikeja, tweaking, twirling, swirling their waists lewdly, flaunting their breasts in the name of dancing were three ladies who had to have been- if not teenagers, in their early twenties. Of course, there was a boy too with them, but lo and behold,…
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November 24, 2018 0

CORRECT THEM CORRECTLY By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

  You want to correct your elderly imam without humility. Even a younger mosque leader should be corrected with respect, let alone someone old enough to father you two, three times over. Come on! You don’t have to raise your voice at him. Take it easy, brother. A lot of mosques are apparently not getting…
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November 24, 2018 0

THE FUTURE OF THE ISLAMIC UMMAH IS SAFE AND FINE By Shehu Abdus-Salam Aladodo

  Few weeks ago, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) after our 21days Orientation at the NYSC Temporary Orientation Camp, Amada, Gombe State, Nigeria served all Corp members with their posting letters on the day of departure, and I got posted to a Private Secondary School therein. I reported to my place of primary assignment…
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EXPLAINING THE HIJAB TO NON-MUSLIMS

  Last Sunday (18/11/2018), I attended the Grand Finale of the 10 years anniversary of the pre-eminent Muslim organisation in the South-Western part of Nigeria (Muslims of South West Nigeria – better known as MUSWEN). In attendance was – among others – His Excellency, Governor Abiola Ajimobi. Not known publicly as the most devoted of…
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HATE FOR HIJAB By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

  The Hijaabi – in her NYSC apparel – was seen shedding tears as she made steps out of the VP’s office. Some members of staff of the school who could not hold back their curiosity walked up to her in empathy. “Salaamu ‘alaykum”, they greeted looking at her pitifully. “Wa alayum salaam”, greeting returned…
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November 24, 2018 0

Peace and Unity Convention – Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

The feelings of Oriental Hotel’s Grand Banquet Hall cannot be measured as it accomodated the best of creatures. Allah says,   ” Surah Al-Bayyina, Verse 7: إِنَّ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ أُولَٰئِكَ هُمْ خَيْرُ الْبَرِيَّةِ” Those who have faith and do righteous deeds,- they are the best of creatures.”   It was Peace and Love in…
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November 13, 2018 0

UI HIJAB BAN IS AN INVITATION TO CHAOS

  The principal of the University of Ibadan International School (UIIS), Mrs. Phebean Olowe recently banned the use of hijab by female Muslim students of the school. The ban provoked Muslim parents who protested at the gates of the school yesterday, Monday 12th November, 2018. In its characteristic intervention, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) described…
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November 13, 2018 0

A NIQAABI LIKE A GEISHA GIRL By Sanni. Kay Yusuf

  I was a lad but wasn’t too young, so I could recall the event from the start to the tail. Opposite our residence – across the road – was a popular hair-stylist. As if she was the only hairdresser around the area, the patronage she got from women of timber and calibre was indescribable.…
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November 7, 2018 0

NIKKAH (MARRIAGE) PERSPECTIVE (1): A MILLENNIUM VIEW By Abu Maryam Ibn Is’haq (Abumaribi)

NIKKAH (MARRIAGE) PERSPECTIVE (1): A MILLENNIUM VIEW   In reference to the saying of the Noble Prophet (ﷺ): “the blessed Nikkah is the one that requires least expenses“. That is to say one need not waste excess resources in the name of celebrating a Nikkah; as it is a noted fact that excessiveness is not…
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