Scholars for Dollars

Excesses of kings made palatable by the servility of scholars As Muslims negotiate their way through a maze of conflicting information, they should keep in mind the advice offered by Imam al-Ghazzali in his masterpiece, Ihya’ ‘Ulum al-Din, “Do not seek advice from scholars who stand as supplicants in the court of the ruler. Instead, seek out scholars at whose door the ruler stands in awe!” Three groups of people have caused immense damage to the Ummah in the history of Islam: the munafiqun, the Khawarij, and court scholars. The…

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What’s Cooking? As Saudi Backed Wahabi Clerics Promoting Saudi Sponsored Fight Against Islamic Movt Visit Buhari

It was not clear what would be cooking at the moment as well known Saudi backed Wahabi clerics known to be behind the infamous Zaria massacre, which the Saudi dynasty recently confessed to have sponsored, visited President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso rock. Previous similar visits had heralded vicious attacks on members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. At the peak of the Zaria pogrom in December 2015, these clerics were the most outspoken in not only supporting the heinous crimes against humanity, but in fact justifying same. Soon after that,…

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Nigeria Risks The Wrath Of God If Sheikh Zakzaky Remains In Detention – Sunni Cleric, Dahiru Bauchi

The top Sunni cleric and an expert in Qur’anic exegesis, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi has said that Nigerian government is sitting on the precipice of God’s wrath if it fails to release Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. He made this declaration when discussing with other top scholars at the mourning session of the head of Tijjaniyyah order, Sheikh Isyaka Rabiu in Kano, who died last week. According to Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, “it is a calamity to unjustifiably detain a man of God,” noting that in this instance, even the secular courts in…

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