Category: Family and Marriage

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LEARNING FROM HISTORY (3): WHY PROPHET MUSA SERVED FOR EIGHT YEARS TO MARRY A WOMAN By Lan Rey Hassan

WHY PROPHET MUSA SERVED FOR EIGHT YEARS TO MARRY A WOMAN For many of us, if eight years were to be scraped off our current ages, we would be batting our eyelids into slumber, with Ugo.C.Ugo’s Common Entrance examination recipe on our table. Now, beyond certainty, you can relate to that. That seems a very…
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December 4, 2018 0

INTER-RELIGIOUS MARRIAGE; THREAT OR SUSTENTATION TO THE ISLAMIC WORLD By Oyesanya Sofiyyah

  The world has become very fast-paced, with growing numbers of internet users and connections here and there, and gradually I’m getting to understand why Allah placed limits on the relationship between members of opposite sex. I was part of the majority that used to wonder why so many rules guided my relationship with the…
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November 28, 2018 0

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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November 24, 2018 0

DECEMBER 19TH 2009 By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

  Our conjugal merger was at its embryonic stage. I deemed it worthy – one day – to visit my new queen and to say hi to the foetus in her womb. Then she was a semi-finalist in the university. I was told that a prominent sister would get inducted into the fold of the…
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November 14, 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

THE FEMINIST SATIRE By Al-Hassan O. Adedokun

  First, it was Maggi, with which every woman is a star but never a man. Then it was Peak Milk and their mysoginist and patriachal attempt to lure Nigerians into buying milk. Thirty Naira milk. God forgive them. Then, Cowbell; the mother spending precious time to teach the child to pronounce ‘vita-rich’ while the…
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November 10, 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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November 7, 2018 0

SHE DESERVES TO BE SPOILT By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

  I made one step into the kitchen, took severals back in velocity. I couldn’t stay 60 seconds long. Why? The heat therein was at its meridian – hotter than the oven. Staying one second more was like voluntarily asking to be roasted alive. But guess what? The queen was inside enduring the unavoidable, uncontrolable…
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November 2, 2018 0

HOW BEST TO USE THE WORD SWEETHEART FOR A LADY

Assalaam alaekum waramotullahi wabarakatu. Many a time, we find new dates, newly-weds and married couples wrongly use the word sweetheart for their loved one. However, this short article would address this lovable praise which I would advice we use for our precious sisters. When you walk into a shopping mall or perhaps go to a…
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October 27, 2018 0