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The First Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah In Islam, By Murtada Gusau

The first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, the month of the Hajj pilgrimage, are a virtuous and blessed time for performing good deeds and remembering Allah. The good deeds performed during these ten days are greater than all others, except for someone who shows exemplary bravery and is martyred in a…
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The Word ‘Jihad’ That Ignoramuses Have Misunderstood, By Murtada Gusau

The word 'Jihad' means to struggle for the sake of Allah in a righteous cause. It takes many forms such as the inward struggle to achieve a pure heart, the struggle against sinful temptations; the struggle to help others in need, the struggle to educate our communities and the struggle…
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The Un-Islamic Ideology of Boko Haram and All Terrorist and Extremist Groups, By Murtada Gusau

The Kharijites believe their opinions regarding leadership, government, politics, and the Shari’ah are the only valid opinions in Islam and whoever disagrees with them becomes an unbeliever. However, the truth is that much of these matters are left open to interpretation and consultation among the Muslims ( Ijtihad). In the…
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Is there Any Clash Between Islam and Culture, By Murtada Gusau

Although some aspects of culture can be positive, and some can be neutral, there are other aspects of culture that are bad, unjust and downright evil. Sadly, many children grow up developing a strong resentment towards Islam, because their parents impose intolerable burdens on them - cultural burdens - in…
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