Archive For The “Muslim News” Category

The Bravery of Sister Firdaus

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HIJAB SAGA AT THE CALL TO BAR: The umbrella body of Nigerian Muslims, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has responded to the current hijab controversy rocking the Nigerian Law School. In a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday morning, the Deputy Secretary General of the organisation, Salisu Shehu, a professor, accused…

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The Disputed Capital – Jerusalem

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IS IT THE WRIGHT MOVE OR THE WRONG?   It came at first as a speculation but the reality became a real tremor, greater than shock to many as the American President Donald Trump came out to address the waiting press who have converged on the American seat of power in Washington on Thursday 8,…

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..the last hour part 2

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Par 2. Signs and portents Abd’Allâh ibn ‘Amr said, “I went to the Prophet (peace be upon him) one day whilst he was performing Wudu’ (ablution) slowly and carefully. He raised his head, looked at me and said, ‘Six things will happen to this Ummah: the death of your Prophet – ‘and when I heard…

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JANET JACKSON Embrace Islam

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Janet Jackson in Hijab with her husband Wissam Al Mana in London Rumor had it that the popular American musician and Grammy award winner, also one of the two sisters of the late Michael Jackson has embraced Islam. Janet is one of the only two sisters and the youngest of the Jackson sisters and a junior…

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Senior EU lawyer backs wearing of hijab

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Senior EU lawyer backs French woman sacked for wearing hijab Asma Bougnaoui, who lost her job at an IT consultancy, should have been allowed to wear headscarf, says advocate at European court of justice. A French woman at a protest against the banning of headscarves in state schools.  A French design engineer who was dismissed…

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LAGOS COURT LIFT HIJAB BAN

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An appeals court in Nigeria has ruled against a ban on Nigerian Muslim girls to wear the headscarf to schools in the southwestern state of Lagos. Jubilation as Court of Appeal grants right to wear Hijab in Lagos‎. The appeals court in Lagos overturned an earlier ruling in 2013 that had banned the right to…

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SHAKE TEACHER’S HAND OR PAY $5000 FINE

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Shake your teacher’s hand or pay $5000 fine: Switzerland Regional authorities in Switzerland have ruled that if Muslim students refuse to shake their teacher’s hand at the beginning and end of lessons, their parents will face fines of up to 5,000 Swiss francs (around $5,000). The new ruling overturned a controversial decision by a school…

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THE SAVERAH EXPO 2016

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DESIGNERS AT THE SAVERAH WOMEN EXPO 2016 I visited the Saverah Women Expo, which is undoubtedly the Biggest Modest (Muslim) Fashion Show in UK. Although, I first heard of the event which was started in 2015, via a promotional advert shown on Islam channel but i was unable to attend due to my busy schedule but…

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The Next RAMADAN is here!

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THE BLESSED MONTH OF RAMADAN IS HERE? There is a month in the year set aside by Allah(swt) the creator of heavens and earth as a period of abundant mercy and extra ordinary cleansing of the body and soul of mankind, this month is the month of Ramadan or Shabban (Arabic). Allah(swt) says “…O you…

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MANUK: PEACE CONFRENCE

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Muslim Association of Nigeria (UK), founded by Nigerian Muslim Students in 1950, is definitely the oldest and one of the foremost “African” established Islamic organizations in the United Kingdom. So much has happened in the recent times which affects the generality of the Muslim Ummah and has become a matter that cannot be swept under the carpet, pretending its not…

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