In the Name of Allah, we testify that nothing is worthy of Worship but Allah. We also bear witness that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah and the seal of all prophets. May Allah’s blessings continue to be on him, his household, Companions and Mumuneen. Amin.

Sadness looms as the spate of killings, kidnapping and banditry pervade the country. The cauldron of security apparatus boils without significant results. The more, we re-jig the security architecture, the more  it becomes challenging and inefficient. In view of this situation that has no respect for colour, status, race, the PEACE magazine decides to seek the views of Malam Ibrahim Shekarau a two-term Governor of Kano State, who gallantly curtailed insecurity and banditry during his tenure in a state known for her explosive nature. Read:  I bear No personal grudges against Kwankwaso.

There is nothing in which people deal with from the different sciences that is more obscure, delicate, exalted, noble, difficult and problematic than dreams. Some dreams come true, some do not, thus many ask is every person’s dream real or is it only pious people whose dreams are real and what does Islam say about dreams. In this edition, our team presents Islamic views on dreams to guide you. Read:  Dreams in the light of Islam.

Age  is telling on his eminence, Judge Prince Bola Abdul-Jabbar Ajibola, CFR, Proprietor, Philanthropist anda peaceful eloquent international jurist. In this edition, we visited him in Abeokuta, Ogun state, to interview him once more for the reading pleasure of our readers, particularly on two of his numerous parts which are the establishments of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, Ogun state and the Islamic Mission for Africa (IMA).  Find: Al-hamdullilah, I am Fulfilled.

This edition is another effort from our stable to impart knowledge on our readers and add value to their understanding of Islam.  Therefore we have well-researched topics in our regular columns. Find: Burial at Sea, Myth about ‘Aashooraa, Washing and Shroudingand Staff holding during Khutbah and lots more.

Abdulfattah Abdussalam