A Church or Mosque is a sacred place where both Muslims and Christians respectively call the name of God and worship him. God has answered many prayers in many Churches and Mosques around the world. However, while many go to Church or Mosque for prayers, some belief in just having a personal relationship with God without any intermediaries.
Have you ever seen a Muslim woman in your local mosque? Behind Christianity, which is the world's largest religion, Islam is the world's second most popular religion, which I'm about to go into more depth about right now. Women are required to pray at home in Islam, unless it is a celebration prayer such as Eid'l Kabir or Eid'fitr, because many Muslim countries do not allow women to visit mosques.
Few survivors of the deadly clash that led to the death of over 70 people, 200 houses were set ablaze and about 3000 people displaced from their homes have told their experiences and how they were rescued. It had started on Saturday when some Christian and Muslim commuters were reported dead along Rukuba road after being attacked by suspected fulani hoodlums.
Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed at least 18 worshipers in the early hours of Monday at a mosque in Nazakuka village, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. According to Niger State Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas, who also confirmed the incident to the journalists on Monday, the hoodlums also abducted seven other people.
We have several Churches and Mosques in different Places in the World but it is rare to see a Church that was converted into a Mosque. In this article, we will be talking about a Mosque that was converted into a Church and why it was converted. Most people might say that it is wrong to convert a Mosque into a Church but there is a reason for everything.
One of the basic principles of peaceful coexistence among the adherents of Christian and Islamic religion is tolerance and respect for one another. This is because we all worship one and supreme being regardless of our differences. Lack of religious tolerance would only lead to disorderliness in our society.
There are two major types of religion in Nigeria, such as Christians and Muslims, and they have their own personal doctrine on how they worship God. Christians worship God in the church, while Muslims worship God in the Mosque. Some of these beautiful and gigantic mosques are built on land and water, and people from different parts of the world always pray in the mosques.
Tomorrow is Friday and as a Muslim, you will be going to the mosque for Jummah prayers. Friday is an important day to Muslims and it is mostly referred to as an holy day. As a Muslim, when going to mosque to pray you should wear your best cloth and also make sure what you wear is decent.
Everyone practices his/her desired religion as human rights require. If you are a Christian, you practice your Christianity by going to Church and obeying God's commandments. If you are a Muslim, you practice Islam by going to Mosque to worship Allah. So also, the traditional worshippers do theirs in the Shrine.
As celebrities, it is important to know that we have a task of establishing peace, unity and love in our societies. Although the religious leaders are the closest to the citizens at the grassroots but comedians can also pass positive messages to people through their comedy skits.
Gunmen have allegedly attacked a mosque in Maza-Kuka village in Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing 18 worshipers. According to reports, armed men stormed the community in huge numbers and attacked villagers who were praying early in the morning. Ahmed Ibrahim-Matane, the Secretary to the Niger State Government, confirmed the attack to The Nation.
It is no longer news that Babajide Otitoju is in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital to carry out some investigative activities for his popular TV programme, Journalists Hang Out. The multiple awards winning broadcaster stormed the troubled state where Boko have been wrecking havoc on the people for several years.
In terms of general upbringing (tarbiya), parents should encourage and praise their children to pray from a young age. This, like many great and moral behaviors, is made simpler if parents pray regularly at home, as children love to imitate. Allah has entrusted us with the upbringing of His creations.
Muslims referred to Mosques as the house of Allah, a sanctified place of worship where five times daily prayers are being said by Muslims around the world. To the Muslims, Mosques are places of sanctuary just like the church and synagogues where one can offer prayers and worships to God the Almighty who is also known as Allah by Muslims and all Arabic-speaking people around the world.
According to a report from "Daily Post", Jeddo Community Youths in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State chased Muslim worshippers as well as Hausa indigenes and burned down a mosque in protest as gunmen shot dead the community’s vigilante chairman, George Akiru. The youths accused Hausa indigenes and Muslims of being the masterminds of the dastardly act.
Popular actor and film maker, Kunle Afolayan, in an interview with Punch Newspapers, revealed that he is not religious but believes in God. The movie producer stated clearly in the interview that he neither goes to church nor mosque. He called it a waste of time going to Church and Mosque when you can stay in your house and pray to God and develop your relationship with him behind closed doors.
Popular Nigerian Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi has spoken again. The controversial Islamic Cleric faulted Nigerian politicians for hiring private jets to attend the wedding ceremony of president Muhammadu Buhari's son on Friday while innocent Nigerian children are rotting away in bandits' dens. While commenting on the issue during a preaching programme at a Mosque in Kaduna, the controversial cleric noted that instead of spending their money to alleviate poverty from the society and improve the standard of living of their people, the politicians decided to waste the money on hiring private jets.
A Nigerian Pastor Olawesun Basil Alabi has won the hearts of many Muslims in Ikire community, Osun State after he single handedly Renovated their 60-year abandoned Mosque. Image credit :Punchng According to a Facebook user, Bakara Adegbohega Abdullahi, the building was completed and Commissioned before the Sallah celebration.
In a recent interview with Premium Times, the former director of administration, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affair (NSCIA), Mallam Isa Okonkwo, expressed his happiness to have built the first Mosque in his community. According to Isa Onkonkwo, the trauma that came with his decision to build a Mosque is better imagined than experienced.
Kunle Afolayan, a Nigerian actor and film maker said during an interview, that even though he neither goes to a Church, Mosque or any other place, he believes in God. Photo credit: punchng.com He stated that he is not religious but believes in God, has a personal relationship with him and has worked hard to be close to God without any intermediary.