Opinion

Beauty is Only Skin Deep

We live in the world of Brazilian weaves, long, fake lashes, artificial nails, whitenicious, age defying make up, skimpy, revealing clothes and bum shorts. We live in a world where people attain celebrity status just for…

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 The Power of Forgiveness

Hold to forgiveness, command what is right, and turn away from the ignorant. [ Al-'Araf 7: 199] We are the same human race, but everyone is so different in personality, character, attitude, behaviour. I do not think the…

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 Life's Big Questions

"What is the life of this world but amusement and play? But verily the home in the hereafter, that is life indeed, if they but knew"( Ankabut 29:64). What is the first thing that come to our minds when we hear the word …

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Do Opposites Attract

When I ask people if they are attracted to someone not like them, they say yes. For me, that is only applicable in laboratories where we were being taught "like charges repel, unlike charges attracts". In facts, I dis co…

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Ganiyah Kareem: Girl Power In Islam

Woman was made of a rib out of side, not made out of his head to rule over him or under his feet to trample upon but by his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected and near his heart to be loved – Mathew…

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EMOTIONAL 419 - By Titilope Ajayi

Sound funny? Not if you’ve ever fallen prey to this disturbing trend. The facts and circumstances may vary between cases but the mundane plot is fairly consistent: boy meets girl or vice versa. After some ritual of famil…

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WHY LAGOS IS A DEATH ZONE

A while ago, I thought differently of the world I lived in. My most poignant concern was primarily passing my exams and to a less extent making sure I wasn’t irrelevant in school. For that, I tried, as hard as it…

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 My Dream Hospital. When Will it Be?!

As I drove my car into the premises, I noticed a beautifully structured mosque at the entrance of the gate. I parked my car, got down and went into the reception area. When I entered the main building I noticed two rooms…

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 Praying Away Ebola

"There has come unto you an exhortation from your Lord, a healing for that which is in your breasts, a guidance and mercy for the believers". (Surah Yunus 10: 57) Ebola was first discovered in 1976 by a scientist in the…

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The Wisdom Of The Veil

As a Muslimah, you are required to exhibit modesty in your clothing as a form of faith. Modesty as a Muslimah involves concealing and securing those attractive areas of your body. This form of dressing will aid you with …

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Exorcism in Islam

Being possessed by evil spirits or demons is nothing new, especially in these climes, Allah sent down the Mu'awwidhatayn ( surah ikhlas, falaq and Nas) to Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) when Labid ibn al-A'sam, a Jewish man col…

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