Archive For The “Current” 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 NOBLE KHILAFA

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THE NOBLE SUCCESSORS OF RASOOLULLAH(saw) We will insha Allah cover the successors of our beloved Prophet, Muhammad (saw) and their lives and activities.   The First Caliph, Abu Bakr(R.A.)   “If I were to take a friend other than my Lord, I would take Abu Bakr as a friend.” (Hadith)   Election to the Caliphate…

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PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES

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MUSLIM PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES Every faithful believer acknowledged Allah’s plan for the humanity through procreation, we were created through Allah’s mercy when He called all His angels together and informed them of His wish to create a vice-regent on earth. Our forefather Adam(as) was created from the earth while his wife, close companion and our foremother…

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YAOMUL JUMU’AT

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10 FACTS ABOUT THE DAY OF JUMU’AH (FRIDAY) One of the blessings with which the Muslim nation has been endowed is the day of Jumu’ah, or Friday. The Messenger of Allah, , said: “The best day the sun rises over is Friday; on it Allah created Aadam. On it, he was made to enter paradise, on…

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THE MASAJID: The place of knowledge & Wisdom

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THE MASJID IS FOR GOD AND MANKIND The Masjid as it should be called instead of the word Mosque, is a place of worship for the Muslims, a unique and serene environment, not a place for worldly affairs; i.e partying, clapping, singing, dancing and alcohol consumption. The Masjid is not only a place for performance…

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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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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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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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