Boko Haram insurgents were confirmed to have taken control of the Shiroro Local Government Area just a few hours ago.Boko Haram terrorists were also confirmed to have hoisted their flag in Kaure village, Shiroro LGA, sending shivers down the spines of many Nigerians.Boko Haram's black and white flag with Arabic inscription is one of the group's most recognizable symbols.
You may have heard about the five pillars of Islam.Or hear about the five makeup of the foundation of Islam.What are the five pillars of Islam?Islam is built upon five practices.This practice makes a complete cycle in the life of a Muslim.
The Islamic faith have a special set of beliefs as regards dying and death. This can be seen in their practices and attitudes towards funerals. This article will talk about some of these funeral traditions. Burial in Islam is a community affairs.The whole community participates in a Muslim funeral. Islamic burial rites comprise of prayers, rituals, and rites. Prayers during a burial are usually recited outside the mosque, normally in the graveyard. What Muslims do when someone is about to die? When a Muslim’s
The association of the Shahada, which is the fundamental statement of faith and commitment made by Muslims, on the flags and logos of these terrorist groups, have given the world a wrong impression about the Islamic inscription. The Shahada, which when interpreted, reads, “there is no God but God (Allah), and Muhammad is His Messenger,” was meant to distinguish Muslims from those of other faiths. However, by the continual use of the inscription by Jihadist groups like ISIS, Al-Shabaab, Boko Haram, and other
According to prophet Muhammad (S.A.W), Ghusl janabah is expected to be performed this way: 1. Start by making niyyah (intention) to perform Ghusl, say bismillah (in the name of Allah) and cleanse yourself of impurities. 2. Wash the right hand up to and including the wrist (and between the fingers) three times, then similarly for the left hand. 3. Wash the private parts and remove dirt or filth from the body. 4. Perform Wudu as if for prayer. Ensure that the mouth and nostrils are thoroughly rinsed three times.
May God have Mercy on her soul, Woman died of Childbirth Complications Indeed, death is inevitable and everyone must die on day either in or outside of your home. The time for the death to take you no one has such knowledge except your creator (God). So what we should do is to treat ever day as our last day. Let assumed we have only one day. Hello my reader, My article is talking about a woman who died from childbirth complications. A woman who goes by the name Nana Fiddausi was reported to have died during
German Man Embraced Islam Moments Before Dying in a Hospital Death is an inevitable truth which no one can escape. Be it Muslim or Non-Muslim every soul shall taste death, but the actual and real life starts after death and Muslims have advantage over other humans in after life as they believed in Allah and practiced Islam. In Islam if any Non-Muslim takes Shahada (the testimony of faith) his previous sins are wiped off and he starts afresh like a new born baby. There is a clear advantage of being Muslim fo
Brazilian Pilot Embraced Islam at the Height of 18,000ft in Saudi Arabia Many people convert to Islam everyday making Islam as the fastest growing religion of this world. Islam is the true guidance and religion of only One true God, Allah. It is bound to dominate all the hemispheres of this globe and it is going to do so. Recently a clip of a blonde, handsome pilot is going viral over the internet where he can be seen reciting Shahada in the cockpit of a flying plane. The Brazilian pilot embraced Islam at t
Image Credit: WhyMuslim The word “Muslim” means one who submits to the will of God, regardless of their race, nationality or ethnic background. Becoming a Muslim is a simple and easy process that requires no pre-requisites. One may convert alone in privacy, or he/she may do so in the presence of others. If anyone has a real desire to be a Muslim and has full conviction and strong belief that Islam is the true religion of God, then, all one needs to do is pronounce the “Shahada”, the testimony of fai
The Meaning Of The Arabic Inscriptions In Boko Haram Flags; What It Means To Hoist The Flag (Photos)
Few hours ago, it was reported that Boko Haram insurgents have taken control of the Shiroro Local Government Area.It was also reported that Boko Haram terrorists hoisted it's flag in Kaure village, Shiroro LGA sending shivers down the spine of many Nigerians.One of Boko Haram's most recognisable symbols is its black and white flag adorned with Arabic Inscription.
Munirat Abdulsalam, a renowned feminist and marriage counselor has left Islam. Recall that almost two years ago she converted to Islam and she was given a Muslim name, Shahada and shown the ablution at the National Grand Mosque in Abuja. Suddenly, she posted a statement on her Facebook page explaining why she has to leave Islam, this has sparked controversy both online and offline. As she writes, “From today, I do not want to be associated with Islam again, because in the last two years after I converted,
A twitter user names Yasmin took to her twitter page earlier today to announce that she had finally said the " Shahada " ( meaning: the statement of Islam ), and she was so proud of her decision. Her Muslim followers chimed in to congratulate her as now one of them and bathed her with sweet and endearing words. Given that Islam is a religion of peace, it's less surprising that this show of brotherly/sisterly affection is pouring from all angle. Muslims believe that being a Muslim is a great step to salvatio
Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one God and that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with 1.9 billion followers or 24.5% of the world's population, known as Muslims. Muslims make up a majority of the population in 49 countries. Pictures Use For Illustrative Purpose Only Profession of Faith (Shahada). The belief that "There is no god but God, and Muhammad is the Messenger of God" is central to Islam. This phrase, written
Islam is based upon five practices.This training makes a total cycle in the existence of a Muslim.Each Muslim should perceive every one of the columns to be alluded to as a dedicated Muslim.The columns are Shahada, Salah, Zakat, Sawm, and Hajj.
1. Shahada: (Mark 12:29) Jesus answered him "The first of all commandment is: 'Hear O Isreal, the Lord our God is one. 2. Salat: (Matthew 26:39) He went a little farther and fell on his face, and prayed.... 3. Zakah: (Luke 12:33) “Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor moth destroys. 4. Fasting: (Matthew 4:2) And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterwards he was hungry. 5. Hajj
How to Convert to Islam - The Testimony of Faith (Shahada) Becoming a Muslim is a simple and easy process. All that a person has to do is to say a sentence called the Testimony of Faith (Shahada), which is pronounced as: I testify “La ilaha illa Allah, Muhammad rasoolu Allah.” These Arabic words mean, “There is no true god (deity) but God (Allah), and Muhammad is the Messenger (Prophet) of God.” Once a person says the Testimony of Faith (Shahada) with conviction and understanding its meaning, then
TOP 10 FACTS ABOUT RAMADAN: MUSLIMS ALL OVER THE WORLD REGARDLESS OF NATIONALITY, ETHNICITY, RACE OR COLOUR PARTICIPATE IN FASTING FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF RAMADAN: They are not permitted to eat or drink as soon as the sun rises until dusk throughout the month. They are also supposed to stay away from impurities and other pleasures. THE NEW MOON DETERMINES THE START OF RAMADAN: The start of Ramadan can vary in different places, as people still rely on someone seeing the new moon with the naked eye. The start
The shahada is recited several times a day by billions of Muslims everywhere. In Arabic, the word shahada literally means "testimony". This is why when a person wants to convert to the Islamic faith, they say the shahada as a testament of their faith to Allah and the belief that Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) is the messenger of Allah. Many Muslims take these words for granted without truly grasping the meaning behind the words spoken. Anyone can say words, but to truly testify to what is bei
Prayer in Islam is considered one of the most important acts of worship. It is the second pillar of Islam after the two Shahada, and it is the worship that every Muslim performs. To draw close to God Almighty, to obey his command, and to seek his approval, paradise and forgiveness, and to obtain goodness, blessing and success in all areas of his life, which is the close connection between the servant and his Lord. He pleads with him, calls on him, repents to him, Hoping for his pardon and generosity. (A Muslim