• Insecurity: North East remains indebted to President Buhari – Chief Imam

    Insecurity: North East remains indebted to President Buhari – Chief Imam

    Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque, Sheikh Ahmed Baban-Inna, said on Monday that the people of North East sub-region would remain indebted to President Muhammadu Buhari for coming to their rescue at a critical period.

    Delivering his Eid-El-Kabir sermon in Bauchi, Baban-Inna said that but for the dogged determination of the President in tackling the security threat posed by insurgents, the story would have been different today.

    He noted that at the peak of the security threat, a lot of inconveniences were […]

  • Chief Imam condemns Boko Haram, urges insurgents to lay down their Arms

    Chief Imam condemns Boko Haram, urges insurgents to lay down their Arms

    Malam Ishaq Adudu, an Islamic cleric in Nasarawa state, has condemned the activities of Boko Haram insurgents in the country, saying it is against the tenets of Islam.

    Adudu, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lafia, described the insurgents’ activities as barbaric and inhuman, urging them to lay down their arms.

    The cleric, who is the Chief Imam of Gindin Mangoro Lafia mosque, challenged religious leaders in the country to preach peace and unity among Nigerians.

    “My […]

  • Nigerian Chief Imam was among those killed in Saudi Stampede

    Nigerian Chief Imam was among those killed in Saudi Stampede

    The Sokoto State Pilgrims Welfare Agency has said that Sheikh Liman Dan-Ata, the Chief Imam of the Sultan Abubakar III Jumaa’at Mosque, Sokoto, is among those killed in the stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia.

    The Media Assistant to the agency, Alhaji Farouk Umar, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday.

    NAN recalls that the state government had in a statement issued on Saturday by Imam Imam, spokesman to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, confirmed the killing […]

  • Abuja Chief Imam Cancels Special Ramadan Prayer In Nat.Mosque

    Abuja Chief Imam Cancels Special Ramadan Prayer In Nat.Mosque

    The Chief Imam,Sheikh Muhammad Khalid,of Apo Legislator’s Quarter’s Jumat Mosque has cancelled the special i’tikaaf prayer normally observed by Muslims during the last 10 days of Ramadan in that Mosque.

    I’tikaaf is a special prayer offered my Muslims during the last 10 days of Ramadan.

    During that period, a Muslim is required to retire to the Mosque and remain in seclusion solely with the intention of offering prayers and supplication to Allah.

    Khalid announced the cancellation of the prayer in an interview in […]

  • Shocking: Chief Imam of National Mosque, Abuja, is dead

    Shocking: Chief Imam of National Mosque, Abuja, is dead

     

    The Chief Imam of the National Mosque, Abuja, Ustaz Musa Mohammed, is dead.

    Sheikh Mohammed died Saturday evening at the National Hospital Abuja where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

    An official of the National Mosque committee, who confirmed the death to the newsmen, said funeral prayers for the Imam would be held at the National Mosque on Sunday by 10am.

    In a condolence message, the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, described Musa Muhammed as somebody blessed with knowledge.

    In the message, […]