With the high manifestation of youth unrest in society, Muslim parents have identified the knowledge of the Holy Qur’an as a tool to shape the lives of youths to be responsible citizens. To them, giving religious education to youths at an early age is highly influential over individual behaviour. AtContinue Reading

Salah is the major form of worship that a Muslim offers five times a day regularly. It is an obligation upon a Muslim and a Muslim is to offer no excuse when it comes to offering Salah. The offering of Salah in addition to representing the submission of Muslims toContinue Reading

Ashara Mubashara/ “al-Mubashara bil-Jannah”“Not equal among you are those who spent (freely) and fought before the Victory, (with those who did so later). Those are higher in rank than those who spent (freely) and fought afterwards. But to all has God promised a goodly (reward). And God is well acquaintedContinue Reading

Islam strongly recommend to its followers to live within their own means manage their finances wisely and not be extravagant in spending. Asking for a loan without necessity is reprehensible (makruh). “Beware of debt for it causes anxiety at nighttime and humiliation at daytime.”If you give a loan without theContinue Reading

“On the Day of Resurrection, Allah will not even look at those who drag their garments on the ground out of pride.” (Saheeh Al-Bukhaare: 3465)Allah permits people to wear nice clothes and put on a good appearance, as doing so is one aspect of remembering Allah’s blessings upon them. AndContinue Reading

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Muslims throughout history never used suicide as a technique in war!!! Qur’an and Hadiths have strong prohibitions on suicide and the devastating punishments for those committing it, therefore the term suicide bombing do not have a place in Islam and it is condemnable. There is noContinue Reading

One of the precondition to living well inside the grave is to have a good end. It has been clarified in the Qur’an that the good end is certainly meant for those who are conscious of their duties to Allah. Though, it is a bit difficult to determine a goodContinue Reading

By:Abdulfattah Abdussalam A Muslim brother and insurance broker left his home hale and hearty, with his family travelling towards Ibadan in Oyo State to drop one of his children at school; the University of Ibadan. Unfortunately, he allowed his wife to be at the steering-wheel which sadly, she could notContinue Reading

Islam, a religion of mercy, does not permit terrorism.  In the Quran, God has said:“God does not forbid you from showing kindness and dealing justly with those who have not fought you about religion and have not driven you out of your homes.  God loves just dealers.” (Quran 60:8) TheContinue Reading

It is true that in societies trapped in poverty, illiteracy and ignorance, women continue to receive abominable and oppressive treatment. But then, this is true of all societies. Muslims cannot be singled out for such a flawed social order. This distortion, however, should not deflect our focus from some path-breakingContinue Reading