• See Reasons for Shaving the Pubic Hairs, the Islamic Way

    See Reasons for Shaving the Pubic Hairs, the Islamic Way

    Shaving the pubic hairs is one of the requirements of the Fitrah, Muslim scholars have revealed.

    Shaving the pubic hairs is one of the requirements of the Fitrah, Muslim scholars say.

    As reported by an Islamic scholar, al-Bukhaari, “The fitrah consists of five things, one of which is removing the pubic hairs.”

    The time limit to do so is 40 days, the Islamic authority says.

    Again, as reported by al-Bukhaari, “The hadeeth of Anas ibn Maalik says: ‘He set us a time limit of […]

  • Men in Benin start shaving their heads in honour of late Oba

    Men in Benin start shaving their heads in honour of late Oba

    Men in Benin, the Edo State capital, have started shaving their heads in honour of the late Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa.

    The monarch’s demise was announced on Friday, which was followed with the breaking of a native chalk by the Iyase of Benin Kingdom, Chief Sam Igbe.

    As the ancient tradition demands, part of the mourning rites to be performed by males in Benin include the shaving of heads and the closure of markets in the […]