Islam

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2014
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By Uche Ezechukwu Like malevolent cancer cells, the Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’Awati Wal-Jihad, generally known as the Boko Haram, has continued to mutate and change its nature and tactics in response to what it must perceive as the reality, as well as in manners that have shown the group...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2014
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By Stephen Lawan *To remove his body to an anonymous grave One of Islam’s most revered holy sites, the tomb of the Prophet Mohamed (PBUH), at al-Masjid al-Nabawi mosque could be destroyed and his body removed to an anonymous grave under plans which threaten to spark discord across the Muslim world. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2014
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By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi What is wrong with Islam? Lest anyone think the question meaningless or superfluous, this piece, without prejudice to any one religious institution or belief, comes at a time when the eyes of the world is currently on the religion and most importantly the millions who profess...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2014
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by Obinna Akukwe A new type of Jihad which uses penis as instrument of conversion and coercion has been introduced into the Islamic world by Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram, especially in the manner they are serially raping the over 250 christian girls earlier abducted in April and another set o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 6th, 2014
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Agence France Presse ADDIS ABABA – Hundreds of Muslims protesters demonstrated in Ethiopia Friday, demanding the release of 17 of their leaders jailed under terrorism charges last year. “What the government is doing doesn’t solve the problem, rather it will worsen the situation,R...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 11th, 2014
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By Mikailu Ibrahim Barau The Emir of Kano Is Too Learned to Be Shiite Or Sunni in The Modern Political And Economic Garment of The Sects; An Excerpt From His Article In April 2007 Testifies This… “…In theology, the ethical rationalism of the Mu’tazilites and Shiites accounts for the...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 23rd, 2014
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by Shuaibu Isa Ahmad Nigeria, a country blessed with enviable resources and potentials for growth and development is now crumbling into chaos right before the eyes of its citizens. This is virtually the most unfortunate time of our history, when politicians are compromising peace, unity, integrity an...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 16th, 2014
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by Bonaventure Ezekwenna   Nigeria is at war and President Jonathan needs to constitute a war cabine; Chibok may expose the relationship between pervasive ‘politics’ in Nigeria – AfricansInAmericaNewsWatch New York – For sometime now, some media and some commentators have been inadve...
By IAfrica
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May 15th, 2014
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It is a common refrain of pious Muslims in the face of atrocities done by other Muslims in the name of Islam that Islam must not be shamed. Whenever an Islamic atrocity potentially dishonors Islam, non-Muslims are asked to agree that ‘This is not Islamic’ so that the honor of Islam can be kept pristi...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 13th, 2014
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by Ikechukwu A. Ogu In the second week of April, 2014, Nigerians were hit by news of a 14-year old Kano girl, Wasila Umar, who poisoned her 35-year old husband, Umar Sani, and three of his friends to death by putting rodenticide in their meal. The child said she did not love the deceased, and [&helli...