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    The Banquet

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    Sunday, January 15th, 2017 was the date for the banquet, held in honour of guests from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, at the residence of the Saudi Ambassador to Nigeria, Sheikh Abdullah Sefyan. The guests included Sheikh (Dr) Sa’ad bin Nasir Al-Shathary, and Sheikh (Dr) Abdullah Al-Mutlaq – both are members of the Council of…

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    NAHCON-AHUON RELATION (2)

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    Part of the fruit of this period of understanding saw the then Commissioner of Operations in constant pilgrimage to the Saudi embassy, intervening on our behalf concerning issues with our pilgrims’ visas, attending meetings with the head of Consular Department of the Embassy or even the Ambassador. Some of us maligned him as being too…

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    Nahcon-Ahuon Relationship (1)

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    The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and the Association of Hajj and Umrah Operators in Nigeria (AHUON) have different phases in the history of their relation – Suspicion, Confrontation and Mutual Understanding. The former oversees and regulates the activities of the latter. At the Suspicion Stage, at its inception, some us saw NAHCON as…

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  • Feedback From My Articles (2)

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    n the Name of Allah the Most Gracious, Most Merciful. I shall proceed, as promised, with sharing with dear readers, the comments my last three articles generated. As I explained, there are some rather colourful comments you will notice. Please proceed with caution: The Houthis’ Attempt On Makkah (Cont’d) Musa Muhammad why are you deviating…

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  • Feedback From My Articles

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    I have decided to put together the comments of readers, irrespective of their religion or leaning, from my last three articles as I am wont to do from time to time. Please note that I will not embellish any comment. It will remain as it is. The reader’s discretion is highly recommended as you proceed….

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    Trying Times, Trial Times

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    It is trying times to be patient and calm. There are many events which make it hard to be both calm and patient lately. The challenge is for the true Muslim to remain calm in the face of such provocations. I have some ill-mannered members of the IMN who have been using my social media…

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  • On The Proposed Ban From Schooling In Iran

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    Emma Okereh is a reporter with The Authority Daily newspaper. In a report he wrote on October 25 this year, he mentioned that African students studying in Cyprus have urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to stop Nigerian youths from travelling to Iran for studies, warning that some of them have been radicalised in the…

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  • The Houthis’ Attempt On Makkah

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    The history of the aberration called Shiism or Shi’ah is not complete without the Zaydi Shiites. Their name comes from Zayd bn Hussein bn Ali (R), whom they call their Imaam. Zayd bn Hussein was a contemporary of Imam Abu Hanifah (R), the first of the four Sunni Imams of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh). They are…

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  • Recruitment Of Workers To Saudi Arabia

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    Full disclosure: I am the Managing Director of Dialogue Global Links Limited, Kaduna. We recruit workers for local and overseas jobs. We went through the whole process of registering the business with the Ministry of Labour and Productivity, the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as fulfilling all conditions for clearance with National…

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  • Re:Hajj Without Iranian Pilgrims

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    Kamilu Attahir: This your piece is politically oriented. You have tried in putting a black paint to the Iranians and their ideology, and white paint your pay masters, i.e., the saudi royal families. Replies to Kamilu’s post:  Salisu Abdullahi: You got it wrong, may be you are not a Muslim Balogun BI Jibril: I guess…

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