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The return of Jangali

By GAMBO DORI gambodori@dailytrust.com 07083532912 (Text only) Jangali, or livestock tax, along with direct adult tax, haraji, were first abolished in those early giddy days of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) rule in Kano and Kaduna states in 1980. It was at a time the socialist euphoria was

Afenifere, Sahara Reporters, and their defamatory comparison of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) with Sunday Igboho

By Rasheed Abubakar My attention was this morning, Tuesday, July 27, drawn to a story published by Sahara Reporters on Monday, July 26 with the headline “Igboho Is Like Prophet Muhammed Who Fled Mecca For Medina Over Persecution”, and sadly, the unfortunate statement was attributed to the National Publicity Secretary of Yoruba socio-cultural organisation,

COVID protests and the dangers of the disinformation age

Commentary: COVID denialism and anti-vaxxers can’t be ignored anymore. Daniel Van Boom  July 27, 2021 It was a bad weekend in Australia.  With half the country’s population in lockdown, thousands flooded Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to protest COVID restrictions. It was a particularly disheartening sight in Sydney, where COVID-19 cases are
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The Universal Sharia for Humanity

 BY: MANSOOR ALAM    SOURCE: ISLAMICITY JUL 14, 2021 And now have We set thee (O Muhammad) on a clear road of (Our) commandment; so follow it, and follow not the whims of those who know not. [45:18, Asad]   ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَاكَ عَلَىٰ شَرِيعَةٍ مِّنَ الْأَمْرِ فَاتَّبِعْهَا وَلَا تَتَّبِعْ أَهْوَاءَ الَّذِينَ لَا يَعْلَمُون The above verse leaves no doubt that […]

Middle Belt or CAN Belt?

By Iliyasu Gadu iliyasugadu@dailytrust.com dailytrust.com I am neither Hausa nor Fulani. And hailing from southern Taraba State I am eminently qualified by geographical definition to be considered a middle belter. But going by the perspective of Bitrus Pogu, Professor Jerry Gana, Mathew Hassan Kukah, Obadiah Mailafia and their ilk under the aegis of the Christian […]
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What Is the Islamic Guideline of Investments?

 BY: AHMAD TARMIZI     ISLAMICITY JUN 7, 2021 Islamic law encompasses all elements of a person’s life, including economics, finance, law, politics, government, and its constituent elements, as well as social, ethical, and religious dimensions, such as morals and social justice. Since Islam regulates every area of a believer’s public and private interests,