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The Insider(020) - THE MURDERERS OF SHEIKH JA’AFAR: BETWEEN THE TRUTH AND THE ILLUSION

THE MURDERERS OF SHEIKH JA’AFAR  BETWEEN THE TRUTH AND THE  ILLUSION BY  Salim Ishaq Hassan (5th May, 2009)
On Friday April 13, 2007 there was chaos and confusions engulfed the whole Northern states of Nigeria particularly Kano, Maiduguri, Kaduna and others, when the demise of the great Shiekh Ja’afar was announced in different media. The great Sheikh was brutally assassinated via a shot of gun while offering his ‘Subh’ (morning) prayer in his mosque. Those who know Sheikh Ja’afar knew him only for his commitment to Islam and for his eruditeness and eloquence in ‘Tafseer’ (Qur’an Commentary). He was killed just for he proclaimed that “There is no deity worthy of worship except Allah”: no legislator and no law-giver besides Allah, and for that he called for the abolition of any system of life not designated by Allah. This is the reason why the great Sheikh was killed by the ‘neo-Jahili’ leaders of Nigeria. Despite that the material body of the Sheikh is no more here with us the since…

THE fORGOTTEN MISSION BY THE MUSLIMS

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THE FORGOTTEN MISSION BY THE MUSLIMS


Paper presented to Muslim Student Society of Nigeria (MSSN)
Bayero University, Kano Chapter


BY:
Salim Ishaq. Hassan (Salmullah)
Education Department
Bayero University, Kano
Salimanology@yahoo.com




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THE FORGOTTEN MISSION BY THE MUSLIMS

The truth is one and single while falseness are many and varied. In fact, we have forgotten our mission on this earth. Even though we are Muslims and we do obey Allah as possible as we can that does not mean we are not sinful or betrayers of His commands and prohibitions. In fact, in this era we are lost from the very moment when we betrayed and undermined the trustee of Allah given to us. However, we are not the same in this betrayal because Allah knows those who were overpowered to establish His Laws and those who willingly suppress …