Creation From Hot Smoke

Scientists today are able to observe the formation of stars from a hot gas cloud. Formation from a warm mass of gas also applies to the creation of the universe. The creation of the universe as described in the Qur’an confirms this scientific discovery in the following verse: He placed firmly embedded mountains on it,…

End of the Universe and the Big Crunch

As stated above earlier, the creation of the universe began with a huge explosion. From this point, the universe has been expanding ever since. Scientists say that when the mass of the universe has reached a sufficient level, this expansion will come to an end because of gravity, causing the universe to collapse in on…

The Expanding Universe

In the Qur’an, which was revealed fourteen centuries ago at a time when the science of astronomy was still primitive, the expansion of the universe was described in the following terms: And it is We Who have constructed the heaven with might, and verily, it is We Who are steadily expanding it. (Qur’an, 51:47)

The Formation of the Universe

Until the mid-20th century, the prevalent view across the world was that the universe was infinite, had existed forever and that it will continue to do so for all time. According to this view, known as the “static universe model,” the universe had no end or beginning.

Hausaland is Up and Running!

I have finally put on some effort to my domain ““. It has been on and off for some time since I registered the domain in 2011. I wasn’t so sure whether to make it a Forum or just an Information website with resources about the Hausa community. But after doing some little research on the present…

The Umrah Journey

The Umrah or (Arabic: عمرة‎) is a pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims that can be undertaken at any time of the year. In Arabic, Umrah means “to visit a populated place”. As a technical term used in the Sharia, Umrah means to perform Tawaf round the Kaaba and Sa’i between Al-Safa and…

Islam means Peace

Three men went to Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) once and wanted to express their sincerity. The first man said, “I will fast everyday and never eat during the day again.” The second one said, “I will remain celibate to worship God for the rest of my life.” And the third one proclaimed, “I will pray all…

4 days in Sri Lanka

It has been 2 years since I visited Sri Lanka, the memories never fade, I can still remember the lush green trees, the clean and beautiful shoreline, and just how tiny it was. The only thing I regret about the visit was the fact that I have no camera or even a camera phone. The…

Land of Hope

Land of Hope There were you once in a time Midst of the Valleys full of shades Full of roasts wired with roots With molten trees rot to death While the spillage damaged your veins You can’t breath even with jokes

Fears away from home

For all those that are currently outside Nigeria, or Kano in particular, you know exactly how I feel, especially if you have friends, family and loved ones scattered all around the ancient commercial city of Kano.