Olusegun Obasanjo is the only man in Nigeria’s history to hand over power twice - in 1979 (Shehu Shagari) and 2007 (Umar Musa Yar Adua). Interestingly, there are unique and mutual similarities between the two past Nigerian leaders whom Obasanjo handed over power to in Nigeria.
Osama bin Laden was raised as a devout Sunni Muslim. Bin Laden's father ensured that he was regularly attending school. Bin Laden attended schools with some Western curricula and culture. No evidence has been found that he ever received full-time education in a religious madrassa. He was likely educated for some of his primary school years in Syria and that may have been in connection to his mother's frequent visits to Latakia, Syria. By the time bin Laden was an 8th grader, "he was a solid if unspectacular
The battle is known as the Six-day war; a short but mortally intense battle in which the nation of Israel defeated 3 predominantly Sunni Muslim countries (Egypt, Syria and Jordan) in a space of 6 days. With the ratio of the Muslim countries to Israel (3:1), it would have been very unlike for Israel to win the war. How did they do it? This will be unravelled in this interesting article as you read on. Pre-existing Conflict Between The Arab World and Israel The Six-Day War wasn't just triggered overnight per say.
The Possible Winner of A Military War Between Saudi Arabia And Iran without Involving Allies Saudi Arabia and Iran are two well known foes in the middle East. They have been indirectly battling each other on the soil of Syria and later on, Yemen. The two countries have been in an economic and political struggle aggravated by their religious differences. Iran is largely Shia Muslims, while Saudi Arabia sees herself as the leading Sunni Muslim power. In the quest for more regional power and expansion, they h
ʿAbd al-Qādir Gīlānī, known by admirers as Muḥyī l-Dīn Abū Muḥammad b. Abū Sāliḥ ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Gīlānī al-Ḥasanī wa'l-Ḥusaynī, was a Hanbali Sunni Muslim preacher, ascetic, mystic, jurist, and theologian, who was known for being the eponymous founder of the Qadiriyya tariqa of Sufism. He was born in Iran but migrated to Iraq in search of knowledge where he later settled and as well died there. A congregation of the scholars and the righteous gathered in his presence there, from
Dear, Muslims I am writing this letter because I am concern about what you think you know but you are unaware. I purported we know but lately, I noticed we don't know. Though, Everybody think they are right, Nobody will raise hand when we ask about the bad ones. I am proudly Muslim and I cannot compromise the religion of Allah for a dime, this writeup is strictly for the Muslims, I cannot call it a wake up call because I am neither a cleric nor a scholar. But I will talk concerning my feelings. I want to sl
This is a difficult question. Both countries have their unique features in secularism. A though comparison indeed. First of all, Turkey is religiously a very uniform country compared to Lebanon. Turkish population is majority Sunni Muslim (60%-%40 said to be praying Sunni Muslims while total ratio is over 70%), Lebanese has one of the world’s most “problematic” distribution. Because of their unique population structure, Lebanon cannot lean towards a religious government structure unlike many other Arab
Things to know about Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to be elected democratically in a Muslim nation
• Benazir Bhutto was born on 21 June 1953 in Karachi, Pakistan. • She was born into a politically important, wealthy aristocratic family in Pakistan. • Her father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was a politician and her mother, Begum Nusrat Ispahani, was an Iranian Kurdish. • Her father was a prominent politician who served as Prime Minister of Junagadh. • Bhutto and her family were Sunni Muslims, although her mother was born into a Shia Muslim family, but she converted to Sunni Muslim before her marriage with
Meet One Of The Most Wicked Dictators In History Who Developed His Country More Than Some Presidents
Even Though He Was A Dictator & Killed People,Yet He Greatly Developed His Country More Than A Good Number Of ( African) Democratic Leaders Have Done. Abd al-Karim Qasim was an Iraqi Army Brigadier and famous nationalist who became the ruler of Iraq after the overthrow of the monarchy during the July 14 revolution. He ruled over Iraqi as its 24th Prime Minister until he was executed during the Rwandan Revolution. Early Life And Education Abd al-Karim Qasim was born to a Muslim family in Baghdad. He father was
No human is born with wealth in this world. Either you are born into rich family or you are born into a poor family. And for you to be one of the force to be reckoned in the world, you must break barriers. And below are the names of people who have broken barriers to become who they want to be or what they are today. 1. Wizkid Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun best known by his stage name "Wizkid" was born on the 16th of July, 1990, in Lagos, Nigeria. His family stays in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria. While his father