Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Rahiim. Alhamdulillaahir Rabbil ‘aalameen. Was salaato wassalaam ‘alaa rasoolillaah, Sayyidina Muhammad wa ‘alaa ‘aaleh Sayyidina Muhammad. Assalaamo aleikom wa rahmatullaahi wa barakatoh. Oriyano kini rampaynaken rekano ko Salaam a aya maana niyan na so Kalilintad go da karayorayo a ginawa, sa piyamangeni aken ko Kadenan a Daphayag, Allah swt, a baniyoden mambagiyan langon… Read More Kadtaro e Masiding Noor Yahya ko kiyambitiara-a ki Intisar Yahya
By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA Death caused by Covid-19 is much, much lesser than those caused by other transferrable diseases. So why the overkilling panic? As of posting, only 17 deaths were reported in the Philippines since the deadly coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China last December 2019. Digging a little indepth will make us realize that… Read More Are we not instilled with ‘fear’ on Covid-19 to be controlled?
I dreamed two nights ago that I had grown unusual thick beards that I didn’t know why. Then I woke up and suddenly came to mind the plague engulfing our world. I said to myself: “Stay and do your stuff at home except on extremely unavoidable instances. Clean the physical body with water and soap… Read More Let’s pray in unison vs the COVID-19 plague
I’m appealing to our Maranao brothers and sisters to cooperate with our government local authorities in containing the spread of 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). Let us not take for granted their concern for us. I believe that what they are doing is for the interest and welfare of all of us.… Read More Unity and prayer a must in dealing with COVID-19
The question whether there is really an ‘Arsh’ of Allah or not cropped up recently on social media discussions among students of the Islam religion especially new Maranao so-called Ulama. These students, many of whom have studied in some Islamic schools of thought abroad, even went to the extent of challenging one another in a… Read More Argument on the ‘Arsh’ of Allah untimely these days
By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA MARAWI CITY: The municipality of Taraka in Lanao del Sur province has obtained a P100 million loan facility from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) to set up six solar-powered irrigation systems and a potable water supply system, Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol, chair of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), announced… Read More Taraka in Lanao Sur obtains P100-M for key projects
Bismillaah ar-Rahman ar-Raheem (Sii sa Ingaran o Allah a so Masalinggaga-on go Makalimo-on) Al hamdu lillaahi rabbil ‘alameen (So bantugan na rek o Allah a Kadenan o kalangowan o alam) Ar-Rahman ar-Raheem Maaliki yaumid Deen (So Masalinggaga-on go Makalimo-on, Datu ko Alongan a Kapangokom) Iyyaaka na’abudu wa iyyaaka nasta’een (Seka bo i pethaoripenan go seka… Read More Ba di tharimaa so pangeni?
Messiahs and saviours were in most cases illiterate and found in unexpected places and from less known, disunited peoples.“ The Marawi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) should not solely rely on politicians, Ulama, professionals, and civic or traditional leaders. Not all are unreliable but most often, these groups’ grandstanding contribute to the confusions in our midst… Read More Be a saviour or a mendicant
A mere rumored life-threat won’t faze a true leader Here’s a piece I wrote in November 2015, about five years ago, that talks about politics in the City of Iligan where the then congressman Vharf Belmonte ran for mayor against the incumbent Celso Regencia only to withdraw before the final voting day. The story goes… Read More How was politics in Iligan not so long ago?
Muslim executives in government including politicians, the traditional and Ulama leaders and the many Civil Societies (CSOs) who all claim to work for the welfare of our people should condemn openly the profiling of Muslim students in Metro Manila and wherever in the Philippines. It is asked: Why single out the Muslims? As it is… Read More Profiling of Muslim students not fair