Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020
Category: Features

Bishop Kukah’s Consistent Inconsistency By Femi Abbas

Preamble Truth is like gold which, in its raw form, may look like any ordinary mineral. It however stands out of the pack particularly after it might have been duly ornamented. Taking gold through the goldsmith’s fire does not, in anyway, diminish its value. It rather enhances it. That is a fundamental fact of life […]

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Is Arabic Fard `Ayn?

In my opinion, learning Arabic is FARD `AYN (an individual obligation) for those seeking to acquire more knowledge in religious education or seeking to gain a firm intellectual footing in Humanities and social sciences scholarship. An engineer who is NOT interested in learning the nitty-gritty of Islamic theology or humanistic and social sciences scholarship and […]

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an insight into the persona of the two-time winner of Muslim News Global Muslim Personality

With roots in Rize, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was born in Istanbul on February 26, 1954. He graduated from Kasımpaşa Piyale Primary School in 1965 and completed his high school education at Istanbul Imam Hatip School (Religious Vocational High School) in 1973. Having succeeded in the necessary examinations for additional courses, Mr. Erdoğan received a diploma […]

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Propaganda War: Iran says 80 US ‘terrorists’ killed in missile attacks, Trump debunks claims, insists ‘strike caused no American or Iraqi deaths’

The age-long rivalry between the United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Iran has once again been renewed and taken an extreme dimension with the assassination of Iran’s military commander, Major General Qassem Soleimani by a US drone strike. While America’s President, Donald Trump, who ordered the killing of Soleimani without getting approval […]

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A bloodshed in the home of Islam

By Abu Mazeedatilkhayr Bn Sa’eed Major General Sulaimani has been killed. That’s no news. A General’s soul is proud to be liquidated in a battle. My concern is our jaundiced perception of the whole issue. I have heard Muslims celebrate his brutal end in the hands of Trump. I have also seen Muslims empathize with […]

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Did NASFAT act in accordance with the Sharee’ah for banning December 31st/January 1st tahajjud?

One of the leading Islamic Organisations in Nigeria, Nasrulahi-l-Fatih Society, popularly called NASFAT, recently instructed its members not to organise and participate in cross over Tahajjud (vigil) into the 2020 gregorian new year. Muslim News findings revealed that it is a common practice in Nigeria for mostly Christians and some Muslim bodies to organise special […]

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Modupe Kadri, Prof Oreagba, Adegunwa, Otiti get GMP, MPAC Award of Excellence

At the just concluded 2019 Guild of Muslim Professionals (GMP) Convention, which was held in collaboration with Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Nigeria, four eminent Nigerian Muslims who have excelled in business and academic worlds were honoured with Awards of Excellence and Professionalism. The awardees were Chief Financial Officer (CFO), MTN Ghana, Modupe AbdulKareem Kadri; […]

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Welcoming His Eminence to Southwest Nigeria

Today, all national and international roads lead to Lagos State, the main hub of Nigeria’s economy. In that State of Excellence, a grandiose event of historic remembrance that will be watched live on different cable network electronic media globally takes place. The event is being graced by the President General of Nigerian Supreme Council for […]

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MUSWEN’s Joint Conference with NUTREND By Femi Abbas

Preamble It was another historic occasion at the University of Ibadan (UI) where an International Conference was jointly held on the ‘Biography of Prophet Muhammad’ (SAW) by the Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria (MUSWEN) and Nusret Educational and Cultural Co. Ltd. of Turkey last Wednesday. The theme of the Conference was: “Impact of the Exemplary […]

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Muslim sister’s experience in the office of UNILAG professor

After watching BBC’s Sex for Grades exposé and following media audiences’ comments on sexual harassment in Nigerian higher institutions, I have finally developed the courage to write about what happened to me in the Faculty of Arts office of a University of Lagos Professor in 2001. I was in 200 level studying Mass Communication and […]

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