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The Evil of Tribal Killings In Ile-Ife and Southern Kaduna, By Murtadha Gusau

...tribalism is the ideological core of all militant terrorists, ignoramuses and criminals, regardless of whether they support state terrorism or renegade terrorism. The Prophet renounces anyone who fights for tribalistic reasons and who eschews the principle of non-combatant distinction in war. In sum, Islam rejects all forms of tribalism, racism,…
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Islam Doesn’t Allow A Husband To Beat Or Slap His Wife, By Murtadha Gusau

A Bishop sent the following question to me: Question: Verse 4:34 of the Qur'an reads: “As for those from whom you fear rebellion, admonish them and banish them to beds apart, and strike them.” Is this a justification of domestic abuse and violence against women? I answered him as follows:…
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Islam and the Conditions For Marrying More Than One Wife, By Murtadha Gusau

In Islam, monogamy is essential and polygamy is exceptional. It can be sought only when it is necessary or compulsory. Islam neither made polygamy obligatory for anyone, nor did it encourage polygamy. However, it is regarded permissible when there are some general or special reasons. Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Islam sets…
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Article of Faith

The Living Church and the Dead Church, By Femi Aribisala

For every person who builds a house, thousands more are homeless. For every person who buys a car, thousands more take the bus. The scriptures depict a Samaritan woman who attends the Church of Mount Gerizim. In that church, some members of the congregation have buckets, so they are able…
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