20th Dawah Camp:AOCOED sets to empower Muslim students during its program

20th Dawah Camp:AOCOED sets to empower Muslim students during its program

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed The Adeniran Ogunsanya College of (AOCOED) chapter of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has set to commence its 20th Dawah Camping program today, Friday, June 28, 2019. This year’s Dawah Camp is slated to span between Friday, June 28, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Staff School (ASS). The three-day event, with the theme: The Inseparable, will feature Islamic lectures, seminars and contests, such as…

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Muhammad Morsi: How the west wasted lion of the world

Muhammad Morsi: How the west wasted lion of the world

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Abu Mazeedatulkhayr ibn Sa’eed Muhammad Morsi is dead, that’s no news. It’s not also news that he had died in the fetters of false allegations and oppressive shackles of the pharaonic Egypt. Indeed, the newest martyr in town wouldn’t have expected to walk out of those multiple chains as a free man. If he had been released before his death, I would have assumed erroneously that Sisi is human. But the man is a…

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Morsi,Egypt’s first democratically elected president died

Morsi,Egypt’s first democratically elected president died

Reading Time: < 1 minute Egypt’s first democratically elected leader died on today after much trials. after winning polls in 2012,he had already been sentenced to 45years in prison in three separate trials including torture and detention of anti-government protest era and leaking state secrets. A top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi had just addressed the court from a cage at a hearing on charges of espionage. Morsi, who was 67, had been in custody since…

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Update: Sultan declares Tuesday as Eid in Nigeria

Update: Sultan declares Tuesday as Eid in Nigeria

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sa’ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, says the crescent moon of the month of Shawwal has been sighted, making Tuesday eid-el-fitr. The monarch disclosed this in a television broadcast. A member of the Shawwal committee had earlier said the moon was sighted in several states such as Borno, Katsina and Yobe. “The Emirs of Gwandu, Borno, Katsina and Damaturu have confirmed to His Eminence the Sultan that there was positive sighting of Shawwal crescent in their…

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2019 EID: Mali celebrates Eid on Monday, other African countries waits

2019 EID: Mali celebrates Eid on Monday, other African countries waits

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed Muslims in Mali on Monday celebrated the post Ramadan fete of Eid-ul-Fitr, becoming the first in Africa to end the fasting. Prayers were said across the West African nation after authorities officially declared Monday (June 3) as a national holiday for the observance of the Eid festivities. The local media portal, Malijet posted the official government communication issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture. The communiqué explained that the decision to…

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2019 EID: Other countries join Saudi in celebrating Eid on Tuesday

2019 EID: Other countries join Saudi in celebrating Eid on Tuesday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Saudi Arabia has announced the sighting of new crescent today, Tuesday which marks the end of 2019 Ramadan in the community. Saudi Arabia post on its official Arabic twitter handle @SaudiNews suggests that the loom was sighted by the moon committee. Saudi Arabia has also fixed Tuesday, June 4, 2019 for its Eid celebration. Other country like USA has sighted the moon. More details later…

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2019 Eid: Everything you need to know about Eid in Nigeria

2019 Eid: Everything you need to know about Eid in Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Muslims around the world bid Ramadan farewell, they also prepare for Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the Muslim holy month. Depending on the sighting of the moon, Eid celebrations will begin either on Tuesday (June 4) or Wednesday (June 5). What is Eid al-Fitr? Eid al-Fitr means “festival of breaking the fast” and marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Traditionally, Eid is celebrated for three days as an…

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Ramadan Talk: Check reasons you must seek forgiveness

Ramadan Talk: Check reasons you must seek forgiveness

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the realities of life for us is that no matter how hard we try, we often fall short and commit sins. The good thing about being a Muslim however, is Allah (swt)’s promise that He will go on forgiving us no matter how many/big our sins are, as long as we pray to Him and aspire for His forgiveness (Tirmidhi). This is the purpose of istighfar- to seek forgiveness from Allah (swt) from…

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Ramadan Talk: 7 merits of Tawbah during Itikhaf

Ramadan Talk: 7 merits of Tawbah during Itikhaf

Reading Time: < 1 minute As we intend to enter Itikhaf, there is need to learn more about how to seek for forgiveness and its merit. This is because we have been enjoyed to seek more of Allah’s mercy and forgiveness during the last ten days of Ramadan. The following points highlights 7 merits of Tawbah and illustrates reasons to seek for it. Tawbah’ paves way for success. Tawbah keeps us away from hardships and trials. Tawbah helps clear our…

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Ramadan Talk: 4 ways to meet Itikhaf

Ramadan Talk: 4 ways to meet Itikhaf

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abdulahmeed Adebayo The last ten days of Ramadan is the Sunnah of Itikaf. They are days in which Muslims are expected to spend the last ten days of Ramadan in seclusion and while seeking forgiveness and blessings from their Lord. Hazrat Aisha (RA) reports about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the following way: “He used to perform Itikaf in the last ten days or Ramadan until Allah the Mighty & Majestic, took him.” (Bukhari). Muslims are expected…

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Ramadan: MURIC asks looters to repent and refund the stolen property

Ramadan: MURIC asks looters to repent and refund the stolen property

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised people who corruptly enriched themselves to seek forgiveness before the end of Ramadan. The Islamic advocacy and human rights group spoke on Tuesday 21st May, 2019 via a press release issued by its Founder and Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. According to MURIC, the process of securing forgiveness for looters involves genuine repentance by the looter, refunding the stolen money or property or diverting it to non-profit public use…

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Ramadan is the everlasting success from Allah – says Sheikh Shaafii

Ramadan is the everlasting success from Allah – says Sheikh Shaafii

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Grand Mufti of Conference of Islamic Organization, CIO, Sheik Dhikrullah Shaafii has described Ramadan has the everlasting success from Allah which every sound Muslim must strive to attain. Sheikh Shaafii said this while delivering lecture at  the 5th edition of Al -Bushra with the theme, “RAMADAN: THE EVERLASTING SUCCESS” at Oluwalopeye Street, Aiyepe Okokomaiko on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The program was organized by Muslim students in Lagos State university under the umbrella of Muslim…

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This is everything you need to know about 2019 Ramadan lecture organized by the Blind Muslims

This is everything you need to know about 2019 Ramadan lecture organized by the Blind Muslims

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abideen Muhammed The Muslim Association of Visually Impaired Nigeria, MAVIN has on Saturday, May 18, 2019 organized Ramadan lecture to address key issue battling the Nigerian Muslims. The program was held in conjunction with the patron of the association, Fadheelat Sheikh Abdurrahman Sulaimon Adangba. The theme of the Ramadan lecture is: Unity in diversity; A Way Out of The Contemporary Challenges Facing the Muslim Ummah. The program was held at Adangba Central Mosque Idimu (4,…

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The Blind Muslims set to launch Braille Quran in Lagos

The Blind Muslims set to launch Braille Quran in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed The Muslim Association of Visually Impaired Nigeria, MAVIN, has announced its plan to launch Braille Quran in Lagos among other projects aimed at easing and safeguarding the affairs of the blind Muslims in Nigeria. The patron of the association, Fadheelat Sheikh Abdurrahman Sulaimon Adangba made the announcement while addressing audience at the 2019 Ramadan lecture organized by the association, MAVIN. He said: “We need to raise fund to get our brethren Braille Quran…

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LASU muslim community holds her 12th Annual Ramadan Lecture

LASU muslim community holds her 12th Annual Ramadan Lecture

Reading Time: 3 minutes Eletu Suliyat The Lagos State University(LASU) Muslim Community in collaboration with (Late) Professor Ismail Ayinla Babatunde Foundation held the 12th Annual Prof. Ismail Balogun Memorial Ramadan Lecture at the LASU Muslim Community Multipurpose Hall site, Mosque complex,Sunday, 12th May,2019.The lecture which was tagged, “Aftermath of Election: Islamic view on the duties of the Elected & the Electorate“, delivered by Dr. Muniurddeen Salahuddeen Ar-Riyady, the guest lecturer. He is the Director of Semsem Academy and a Lecturer from the…

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Our will will win

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Adeniyi Zafaran (Ph.D) The forces against Buhari for this election are trans-boundary. Billions and trillions of nairas were stolen for more than two decades in this country and kept in foreign accounts/banks in Americas, Europe, etc to boost their economy. These countries, to give them benefit of doubt, never knew the monies were stolen from our coffers. Our anti-graft agents later tracked and traced some of these records. As good loving neighbor, they should…

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Kajuru Massacre: CAN lied, El – Rufai right – MURIC

Kajuru Massacre: CAN lied, El – Rufai right – MURIC

Reading Time: 4 minutes Rev. Joseph Hayab, the Chairman of Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has denied that Fulanis were killed in Kajuru local government of Kaduna State. Governor Nasir ElRufai had led journalists and security men to the sites of the killings on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The killings took place the previous day. Reacting to the controversy, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) described the denial of the massacre as condescending, shocking and inhuman….

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Poll Postponement: MURIC calls for patience

Poll Postponement: MURIC calls for patience

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abideen Muhammed The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday announced the postponement of the general elections by one week. Presidential and national assembly elections will now be held on Saturday, 23rd February, 2019 while gubernatorial and state assembly elections will take place on Saturday, 9th March, 2019. INEC cited logistic reasons for the postponement. Sequel to this postponement, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has appealed to Nigerian voters to give INEC the benefit of doubt….

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Five ways Hardship is a blessing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Abideen Muhammed At this very moment, someone’s heart is breaking – someone is struggling with loss – someone is dealing with a tremendous problem. No one is exempt from the hardship and difficulties of life. There is a true story of a Muslim businessman who one day as he was leaving his home, didn’t realize his baby girl had strayed onto the driveway, and rolled over her with his van, killing her instantly. He said in…

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Shi’ites endorse Buhari for second term

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Abideen Muhammed Shia Clerics from various denominations have pledged loyalty to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and urged all its members across the country to come out enmasse to re-elect him for a second term. The clerics called on members of the Ibrahim El-Zakzakky led Islamic Movement of Nigeria, to embrace dialogue and shun acts that breach public peace. Sheikh Mohammed Nur, a cleric with the sect in an interview regretted the atrocities…

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