Wednesday, May 22, 2019
By Babatunde Jose O Allah forgive our living and our dead, those who are with us and those who are absent, our young and our old, our menfolk and our womenfolk… Sahih Ibn Majah This is a take away from the...
By Babatunde Jose Verily the knowledge of the Hour is with Allah (alone). It is He Who sends down rain, and He Who knows what is in the wombs. Nor does anyone know what it is that he will earn on the...
By Babatunde Jose The fatherless child is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized for a debt. Lacking clothes, they go about naked; they carry the sheaves but still go hungry.  They crush the olives among...
By Babatunde Jose Everywhere in the world people were expecting the latter coming of one or another kickshaw messiah who would remove the discomforts which they themselves were either too lazy or too incompetent to deal with; and nobody had...
By Babatunde Jose Those who are in authority are of two groups: the scholars and the rulers. If they are upright, the people will be upright; if they are corrupt, the people will be corrupt.” Prophet Muhammad Rascals in Paradise offers portraits of...
By Babatunde Jose Then the Blast overtook them with justice, and We made them as rubbish of dead leaves (floating on the stream of Time)! So away with the people who do wrong! (Quran 23: 41). In the course of a discussion...
By Babatunde Jose Man is an unthinking creature, hence the need to remind him of where he is coming from, why he is here and where he is going finally. Hence, the need for Prophets, Messengers and Holy Books. Because...
By Babatunde Jose Days to the much awaited Presidential election in Nigeria, the political and social atmosphere is tainted and turbocharged. The two major challengers have been ‘Tarkaring’ and Daboing’ each other with relentless ferocity. The last leg of this...
By Bababtunde Jose They are the unaccounted for, the ones left behind; forsaken and ditched by society, hewers of wood and drawers of water; ‘the wretched of the earth’. They seek a living, not from the leftover but from the...
By Babatunde Jose The mutual rivalry for piling up (the good things of this world) diverts you (from the more serious things), (Quran 102:1) We should tell them so they can hear. Our people will never listen. The mass media is...

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