• islam

    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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  • The Marriage Of The Prophet To Aisha When She Was A Girl Of 9 Years – A Blatant Lie!

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    This article, by Mr. Islam Al-Buhairy,(http://www.quran-islam.org/articles_(P1124).html) was posted in a WhatsApp group for Muslim scholars to elicit deeper research by the Ulamaa. It was first published in October 2008 by an Egyptian magazine ‘Yawm Al-Saba’i’ (The Seventh Day). I am sharing the edited English translation on these pages for the same reason, hoping that it…

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  • nahcon-chairman

    Hajj Package Options

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    Your private hajj company should be able to present a number of package options to you for your hajj trip. It smacks of inexperience and disorganisation to explain hajj packages verbally without any written document or a brochure. Gone are the days when poor hajj arrangements hide under euphemistic expressions as: ‘early departure and return…

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  • MECCA

    Umrah Of Change

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    Many reasons were advanced for the low patronage, not least the soaring of the US dollars against the Naira, and the current economic realities in the country. From the list of those who paid for packages with organised tour operators, to the tickets issued, one can assert that the number of 2016 Umrah pilgrims  reduced …

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  • Boko Haram

    Darul Islam Is Not Boko Haram

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    Recently Sheikh Basheer Abdullahi, the National Leader of Darul Islam spoke on the arrest by Nigeria Police of 10 members of his group in Dogarawa, Sabon Gari, Zaria, purported to be members of Boko Haram. He explained that Darul Islam is ‘a peace loving’, non-violent group which is not Boko Haram as claimed by the…

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  • RAMADAN

    The Virtues Of Fasting

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    The Prophet, Allah’s blessing and peace be upon him, said: ‘Fasting is a shield; if any one of you is fasting he should not behave in an obscene and irrational manner; if a person abuses or fights him, he should say twice’: ‘I am fasting.’ The Prophet, Allah’s blessing and peace be upon him, added,…

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