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Sultan canvasses reintroduction of History in schools

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for reintroduction of History as a subject in the curriculum of Nigerian schools. The sultan made the call at the commemoration of the 4th Anniversary of His Royal Highness, Alhaji Abdullahi Amegwa Agbo III, as the 34th Osana. The occasion also marked official inauguration of […]

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2021: Katsina Pilgrims Board holds strategy meeting

The Executive Director of the Kastina State Pilgrims Board Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu Kuki has held a meeting with the Management of the Board as Part of Measures towards ensuring Successful Hajj Operation towards preparations for the next year’s Hajj Exercises, . During the Meeting the Executive Director urged them to put more efforts in the […]

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Crowd management system a big success as over 400,000 pilgrims perform Umrah

Hope has risen for a big comeback for Hajj operations in 2021. Foreign pilgrims from outside Saudi were barred from the 2020 Hajj due to the novel Coronavirus. The General Department for Crowd Management at the Grand Mosque in Makkah has organised a succesful Umrah service, a signal that the Kingdom is ready to host […]

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NAHCON visits NITDA, prepares for digital switch

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) led by Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, the NAHCON’s Chairman, paid an appreciation and consolidation visit to NITDA (National Information Technology Development Agency) in company of Commissioner Planning, Research, Information, Statistics and Library Services (PRSILS), Sheikh Suleiman Momoh, and others. Received by the Director General (DG) of the agency, […]

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Don’t retaliate attack on mosques, Islamic groups plead with Muslims

Islamic groups have cautioned Muslims against reprisals on Mosques in parts of South-East. The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) and Muslim Public Affairs Centre (MPAC), which made this known have also denounced alleged attacks on Muslims in South-East and South-South regions of the country. This came as Chairman, Nsukka Local Council of Enugu State, Mr. Cosmas […]

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Foreign pilgrims complete 3-day quarantine, begin Umrah

Pilgrims who came from outside the Kingdom have started performing Umrah on Wednesday at the end of their three-day mandatory quarantine period. The first batches of foreign pilgrims who came from Indonesia and Pakistan stayed in their hotels in Makkah after their arrival in the Kingdom on Sunday afternoon. This was in line with the […]

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NASFAT mulls N10m relief fund for #EndSARS victims

Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) has announced the establishment of a N10million victims restitution relief fund to provide succour for those who were injured, whose businesses and properties were vandalized by hoodlums during the recent ENDSARS protest across the country. The Leading Islamic society has appealed to all Nigerians to embrace justice, peace and dialogue for a […]

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#EndSARS: Why Muslims must pray for Police Force, officers – MURIC

Sequel to the rage which attended #EndSARS protests and attacks on police stations and police personnel in the past two weeks, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has called on Nigerian Muslims to pray for the police and members of their families. The group also appealed to leaders of the Police Community Relations Committee to mobilise […]

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Muslim Media Watch warns against overheating of polity

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria (MMWG) has condemned what it called the incessant hate speeches grounded in falsehood and ethnic and religious intolerance across the country.   The organisation, in a statement by its national coordinator, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, accused some political and other elites of promoting religious and ethnic parochialism in order […]

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UNDERSTAND YOUR FAITH: Virtue of Patience in the Quran

QUESTION What are the virtues of being patient in Islam   ANSWER   “So be patient with gracious patience.” [Surat Al-Ma`ārij (70:5)]   The above verse is just one verse of the Holy Quran telling the believers about the virtue of patience.   But this is not all. There are 90 times that Allah has […]