An Islamic scholar, Dr Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi, has shocked Christians and Muslims in saying that the two major festivals popularly celebrated by them are religious hoaxes. Gumi revealed this in an article he posted on his Facebook page on Tuesday 19th of October to mark the Muslim Maulid.
Even though several Muslims will be celebrating the Eid-el-Maulud today, there are some Muslims who do not partake in the celebration. Photo credit: Daily Mail The Eid-el-Maulud is a day set aside to celebrate the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammed. While the Sunni Muslims celebrate Prophet Mohammed's birthday on the 12th of the Islamic month of Rabi'al-awwal, the Shiá Muslims celebrate it on the 17th of that same month.
As the 2023 General Election gathers momentum, the Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) has restated it's preference for a Presidential Candidate from the Muslim Yoruba stock. Professor Ishaq Akintola Photo Credit: Vanguard According to the Director of the Religion Organization, Professor Ishaq Akintola, "Any party that picks a Yoruba Christian as it's 2023 Presidential Candidate 'll lose the support of Muslims, No Political party should tell us that they cannot find a competent Yoruba Muslim", Akintola Said.
Today is Friday which is a day intended for Muslims to attend Jumat. Fashion comes in different forms and in this article, I will be revealing to you some fashionable wears for Muslim sisters to attempt. Every fashion lover ought to know the outcome of a fascinating appearance.
Jesus Christ in Islam Muslims believe that Jesus Christ was a prophet of God and was born to a virgin (Mary). They also believe he will return to Earth before the day of judgement to restore Justice and defeat the False Messiah (Antichrist). Mary (called “Maryam” in Arabic) has an entire chapter in the Qur’an named for her — the only chapter in the Qur’an named for a female figure.
Fajr prayer can be difficult and burdensome however, there are some virtues that we fail to realise, in this article, I will analyse some of the merits of this blessed prayer, Fajr as documented in the Qur’an and Sunnah In’sha’Allah 1) Oath by Fajr
Just as the christians in Nigeria go to church on Sundays to worship their creator, the Muslims too go to mosque on Fridays for prayers. A perfect way for muslims to enjoy this day is usually by rocking a well-styled attire or jalabia gown. In this article, I will be revealing to you several Nigeria native styles for Muslim brothers to attempt for jumat on Friday.
Photo Used For Illustrative Purpose The religious institution can play a major role in ensuring peace and stability in the country because a majority of the citizens listen to their spiritual leaders. Nigeria is a big country with three main religions namely; Islam, Christianity, and traditional religions.
Baitul Ma'muur Baitul Ma'muur (the Frequented House) is a house which is located on the seventh heaven, directly above the sacred House of Allah i.e Ka'aba. The angels perform Tawaaf to it just like Hajj or Umrah to Ka'aba. In every single day, seventy thousand angels visit it to perform prayer.
The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, Comrade Abba Moro, felicitates with the Senate President, H.E., Senator Ahmad Lawan, the Muslim community in Benue South and all Muslims in the country on this year's Eid-El-Maulud. Eid-El-Maulud is celebrated annually by Muslims to mark the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (SAW).
Alcohol in Islam Alcohol is not directly declared as Haram in holy Quran. There is no single verse in the entire Qur'an that says it is haram. The holy Quran asserts that Alcohol demerits outweight its merits. Remember that there were no pain killer, anaesthesia, disinfectant, anti-congestion type of drug available in those days.
Many Muslims around the world today celebrate the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). Many Muslims believe that in the month of Rabiu'l Awwal, the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was born. It was on this day that Allah (SWT) bestowed on His creatures the most precious gift of all, the Holy Prophet (SAW), according to Islam.
The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) has insisted that political parties in Nigeria should field Yoruba Muslims as their presidential candidates. The statement was made by MURIC Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola yesterday. The outspoken Muslim Rights Activist stated that no Yoruba Muslim has ever occupied Aso Rock either as a President or Vice President since Nigeria's independence in 1960.
Picture Credit : Google (For Illustration) Nigeria is a nation full of divers religions and worshippers, we Christians, Muslims believers and traditional worshipers. Every nook and cranny of the country is filled with religion/ worshiping centres, Churches and mosques are scattered all over the places, traditional shrines are not left out.
According to a report by The Punch, an Islamic organization in Nigeria, Muslim Right Concern (MURIC), has made a few statements on their most preferred candidate to become the next President of Nigeria. The group made stated that they want the next president of Nigeria to be a Muslim and Yoruba Man.
Rabiul Auwwal (is the third Month of the Islamic calendar. Rabiul Awwal (رَبِيع ٱلْأَوَّل) means the beginning of Spring referring to its position in the pre-Islamic Arabian calendar. During this month, majority of Muslims celebrate Maulud - the birthday of prophet Muhammad (saw).
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), has encouraged the media to address the tone, content, and principles of reporting into security and wellbeing measures. In an assertion endorsed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Monday, Buhari said the term "rising Insecurity" ought to be supplanted with the "reality of declining insecurity."
Photo Credit: thenationonlineng.net Prayer is the solution to all problems that are beyond human capacity so, it is important that Nigerians irrespective of the cultural, ethnic, religious and political views should imbibe the culture of praying for the country either collectively or individually. The rate of the nation's economic downturn, decline in the education system, lack of value in naira against the dollars in the foreign exchange market, civil unrest, violence, and other insecurities require constant prayers.
As Muslims all over the world celebrate the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) otherwise known as Maulud Nabbiy, the Balogun Musulumi of Irewole/Ayedaade/Isokan Federal Constituency, Bola Oyebamiji has urged Muslims to embrace peace and unity at all times. Bola Oyebamiji who is also the Osun Commissioner for Finance made this known in a message of felicitation to the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the celebration of the birth of the Holy Prophet.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has felicitated with the Muslim in the State on the occasion of Eid El Maulud celebration which marks the birth of Prophet Mohammed. In a message signed by the Principal Special Assistant on Media and Ag. Chief Press Secretary to Governor, Nathaniel Ikyur Governor Ortom charges the Muslim Community in the State to use the celebration of the Eid El Maulud to pray for the peace, security and economic growth of the country.