Jaiz Zakat empowers 50 in Ebonyi

December 9, 2016

NO fewer than 50 persons in Ebonyi State have been empowered by Jaiz Zakat and Waqf Trust Fund Trust Fund. At the presentation of the empowerment items, on Sunday, in Abakaliki, the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive […]

Foundation walks for healthy living

December 9, 2016

Hundreds of men walked several miles to campaign for healthy living. They were a spectacle  penultimate Sunday on the streets of Lagos. In customised blue T-shirts, the men held a walk in furtherance of their […]

NACOMYO pays tribute to Sultan

November 11, 2016

THE National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has implored the Sultan of Sokoto and Amirul Mumineen of Nigeria, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III to sustain his efforts at nation building and achieving global peace. […]

Hijab mark of decency —MUTAN

November 11, 2016

THE hijab adorned by Muslim women has been described as a mark of decency and a barrier against harmful practices. The Director of Studies, Muslim Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (MUTAN), Alhaji Abdul Wahab Babatunde Lawal, […]

Buhari reiterates commitment to women’s welfare

November 11, 2016

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment to women’s welfare as demonstrated in the rescue, rehabilitation and re-integration of the 21 released Chibok girls. The government, he said, would not relent in securing the […]

FOMWAN applauds FG on Chibok girls

October 28, 2016

THE Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has commended the Federal Government for the intervention which led to the release of 21 of the Chibok girls who have been in the captivity of […]

Group donates ward to hospital

October 28, 2016 Tunde Ogunesan

GOVERNMENT and individuals must see the provision of sound and affordable healthcare in the country as a collective responsibility for the benefit of all and sundry. The president of Iwo Muslim Association, Treichville, Cote D’Ivoire […]

24 benefit from N1.8m zakat in Kwara

October 21, 2016 Biola Azeez –Ilorin

TWENTY-FOUR people have benefited from N1.89 million worth of zakat collected in Kwara State. Speaking during presentation of the money to beneficiaries in Ilorin last weekend, the Executive Director, Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Prince Sulayman […]

Islamic New Year: Muslim groups demand holiday

October 7, 2016

SOME Islamic groups have called on the federal and state governments to declare Muharram 1, the first day of the Islamic Hijrah calendar, as a public holiday. The groups, in separate messages, said such a […]

Ex-LG boss tasks Muslims on faith in Allah

October 7, 2016

MUSLIMS have been enjoined to imbibe the virtues of honesty, humility, sacrifice and total submission to the will of Allah in accordance to the spirit of Eid-el Kabir celebration. A former chairman of Oluyole Local […]

Pilgrims hail stress-free hajj

September 16, 2016

Pilgrims across states of Nigeria have hailed the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for providing accommodation close to the grand mosque in Medina and sticking to airlift schedules. Nigerian pilgrims are currently lodged in […]

Nigerian pilgrims assured of better accommodation in Saudi

September 16, 2016

Nigeria’s Charge d’Affairs in Saudi Arabia, Salisu Umar, and Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Abdullahi Mukhtar, has assured Nigerian pilgrims that henceforth, they will secure accommodation for them close to the Jamarat, […]

Pray for Nigeria in holy land— NASFAT president

September 9, 2016

NATIONAL President of the Nasrullah-l-Fathi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT), Alhaji Kamil Bolarinwa, has advised Nigerian pilgrims to pray for the country during their stay in the holy land. He told journalists in Makkah, Saudi Arabia […]

Winners receive prizes in ZSF business competition

August 26, 2016

EIGHT persons have emerged as the overall winners in the second edition of the entrepreneurship development project organised by the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF), tagged “Business Plan Competition,” to reward young Nigerians with outstanding […]

Knowledge without fear of God a waste –Noibi

August 19, 2016

THE Executive Secretary, Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), Professor Dawud Noibi, has expressed the need for teachers to prioritise impartation of sound academic knowledge and fear of God in their students. The don […]

Ansar Ud-Deen begins 3-day congress today in Jos

July 15, 2016

THE Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria will hold its northern states congress between today and Sunday in Jos, Plateau State. The chairman of the planning committee, Alhaji Musa Sambo, disclosed that more than 700 delegates are […]

Iftar : BOMYOF feeds 500 daily

July 1, 2016 David

THE Bodija Muslim Youth Forum (BOMYOF) has provided free iftar for 500 people daily since the beginning of this year’s Ramadan on Monday, June 6. The chairman of the forum, Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun, said in […]

Adedoja advises Muslims

July 1, 2016 David

A former Minister of Sports and Special Duties, Professor Taoheed Adedoja, has enjoined Muslims, especially youths, to let the teachings of Ramadan last beyond the period of the holy month of fasting. Professor Adedoja made […]

Badmus charges Muslims

July 1, 2016 David

THE Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Khamis Badmus, has called on Muslims to continue using this period of Ramadan to atone for their sins and make peace with their neighbours as is a teaching of […]