THE SAVERAH EXPO 2016

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 i knew it would be worth visiting one of these days, therefore, as soon as i heard about this year’s event, i promptly noted the date it in my diary so as to be sure…

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MANUK: PEACE CONFRENCE

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 of any significance or concern; that is “Terrorism” perpetrated by so-called Muslim Jihadists in the name of Islam. Muslims are being wrongly labelled as terrorists, Islamophobic messages promoted in the media, verbal and physical attacks on…

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Sheikh Uthman DanFodio

USMAN DAN FODIO JIHAD AND THE BIRTH OF GOMBE Ayoola, Akinkunmi Olamide     Discussing Gombe without tracing it from the 1804 Usman Dan Fodio’s Jihad is as if one has never done a fair play to the whole story – one has no better choice, than going back into history. In the 18th century, reformation movements like the Fulani jihad of Usman Dan Fodio took place in Saudi Arabia, Cyrenaica, Egyptian Sudan and Western Sudan. These movements differ from one another, but they still had a common objective which…

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Nigeria’s First Lady at 45

First Lady Of Nigeria Aisha Buhari Celebrates Her 45th Birthday! The first lady of Nigeria, Hajia Aisha Buhari was 45 years old on February 17, 2016. The beautiful looking woman was born on the 17th of February 1971. Her grandfather, Alhaji Muhammadu Ribadu was Nigeria’s first Minister of Defence. Her father was a civil engineer while her mother is a descendant of the Ankali family, renowned farmers and textile giants. Aisha Buhari went to primary and secondary school in Adamawa, where she lived with her siblings, her nieces and nephews. On December…

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A DAY WITH WAMYUK

There are many active dawah organizations in the united kingdom, but WamyUK is a very notable dawah organization. WAMY UK is a non profit organisation, member of the UN NGO’s, serving the youth for more than 15 years. They aim to build bridges of peace and unity in our multicultural society. Through educating the Muslim youth to the common good and promoting understanding among people of different communities. Through diverse activities, WAMY UK aims to introduce Islam in its purest form as a comprehensive system and way of life: Salaam Africa Television & Magazine…

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Alhaja Rahmat marks 70th

Alhaja Rahmat Yahaya marks 70th Birthday Every Muslim parent would pray to Allah(swt) to have blessed children, but they can only do as much as Allah permits. With the burden of being responsible for your adult child at your old age, the time you should expect to be cared for and pampered by your own children and possibly your grand children as well. But to have been blessed with at least a child who honored and pampers you at 70 is something amazing and a real blessing from Allah, Most merciful. Such was the story of Alhaja Rahmat Yahaya,…

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MAOLUD NOBIYY

MUHAMMAD “THE PROPHET OF ALLAH”  At their East Street Dawah Center, The Imam Sheikh Yahaya today delivered a public lecture to mark the birthday of our noble prophet and best of Allah’s creation prophet Muhammad, Rosulullah(saw), the son of Abdullah Ibn Abdul Muttalib.  and Aminah Bint Wahhab Ibn Abd Manaf Ibn Zahrah.  Sheikh started by praising the noble prophet and narrated his biography in the most eloquent way, wheh he told the gathering the following: Muhammad Rosulullah (p.b.o.h) was born on Monday, 12th Rabi Al Awwal, April 22nd, 571 AC.. His father died in Medina where…

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