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REJECTION | A Bruised Male Ego

A young male, whose advances are rebuffed by a female, suffers a bruised ego. Rejection hurts! A hurting male is analogous to a wounded lion, roaring, and ready to fight … Continue reading

Feb 25, 2019 · 1 Comment

LETTER TO MY IMPRISONED BROTHER 17

From Umm Sulaim, Allah’s slave-woman to Sulaiman Al-Farsi. Peace be on whoever follows Guidance. Thereafter, My dear brother, I do get your name wrong. Please, pardon me. Nevertheless, the encouragement … Continue reading

Jan 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

ELECTING TO LOVE

Love, a choice to make Magnificent to explore Easy to communicate Lovers employ words With tenderness and persuasion To reach the depths of thoughts Love speaks Often to reassure the … Continue reading

Nov 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

REMEMBERING SLAIN NIGERIAN STUDENTS

Parents whose children attend school to blow up students: Is the federal government again to blame for the murderous act of your child? Should you spend your time interacting positively … Continue reading

Nov 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

MY INCARCERATION IN SOKOTO | In Court II

DAY 16: Tuesday September 2, 2014. 13:30 hours. In the office of the court registrar, everyone engaged in a discussion. I kept out of the dialogue. I did not intend … Continue reading

Sep 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

MY INCARCERATION IN SOKOTO | In Court

DAY 16: Tuesday September 2, 2014. 13:30 hours. While awaiting the arrival of Fatimah Suka the magistrate judge, I sat in the office of the registrar. B.L the female warden … Continue reading

Sep 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Awareness: BREASTFEEDING THE NIPPLE

To show the right to breastfeed her child, some women – and men – deem it necessary for a woman to stick out the breast. Really?! Popping out the breast … Continue reading

Aug 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

EID AL-FITR 1435: Be Special!

We prepare to bid Ramadhan of 1435 farewell for another twelve months. On the first day of the month of Shawwal, Muslims will mark Eid al-Fitr, the cessation of Fasting. … Continue reading

Jul 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

AFUSAT SALIU: Nigeria Versus Britain

The intrigue of Afusat Saliu, a Nigerian in the United Kingdom, to obtain permission to remain in Britain at the sacrifice of the image of Nigeria depicts the extent to … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

GENDER DISCRIMINATION: Culture Sponsored

Are there different sociocultural perceptions of marriage between the two genders? Are men expected to be weathy, educated and established before marriage? Do women need to be passive, less educated … Continue reading

Apr 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

NIGERIA: 100 Years Of Amalgamation

On January 1, 1914, Nigeria became an integral entity with the amalgamation of Northern Nigeria (capital Zungeru) and Southern Nigeria (capital Lagos). This article reflects on messages from the past. … Continue reading

Jan 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

ABORTION LAW OF IMO STATE

The controversy over the signing into law of the right to an abortion appears ill placed. The furor is a remake of the debate, in 2012 during the United States … Continue reading

Aug 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

THE LONG MARCH TO THE SHAREE’AH FROM BANGLADESH

The latest news from Bangladesh indicate a large crowd of Muslims in the country – as many as 70% – demand the implementation of the Sharee’ah. Muslims marched, yesterday, on … Continue reading

Apr 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

JEWELS OF LOVE: The Precedent

I have frequently discussed the tendency for Muslim women to be in a miserable marriage and promote such as the normal way of life. They are very easily encountered in … Continue reading

Nov 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

THE IDENTITY OF A MUSLIM WOMAN

What describes a woman? What makes a woman? What defines a Muslim woman? Some Muslim women lack aspirations beyond being a housewife. And they attain it, easily. They wish to … Continue reading

Nov 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

OPPRESSIVE MUSLIMS

Is it not an irony that the most oppressive Muslims are also the ones to complain the loudest at the perceived oppression of Muslims by non-Muslims? The right to oppress … Continue reading

Nov 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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