Sunday, October 31, 2010

Sheikh Jamal Adam Abdullah AlIlory on Hajj

Sheikh was perhaps the only Nigerian who took most people to Hajj during his life time. His son, Sheikh Jamal Adam Abdullah AlIlory on Hajj follows in his footsteps.


Monday, July 26, 2010

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Sheikh Adam on the History of Ilorin, Kwara State

Introduction to the above video. Sheikh emphasizes that in Yoruband, the history of Ilorin vis-a-vis its role in Arabic language and the Islamic knowledge is unparalleled. However, he cautioned the scholars and the indigenous of the city from self aggrandizement and reminds them that the knowledge is an ocean and there are scholars in many lands as well.

Ki Laye #1

Sheikh on the Death of Chief Obafemi Awolowo

In the above lecture: Ki Laye#1,2,3,4 and 5. His Excellency juxtaposed the death of Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Pharaoh along with other icons and deduced lessons from the stories for reflection on the path of scholars and their followers.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

AlIlory Letter to the Muslim World League

His Eminent, Assisting General Secretary, Sheikh Muhammad Naasir Al-‘Aboudi
Assalaamu ‘alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh

“It is unto Him, we belong, and to Him is the abode”

The eighteenth edition of the newspaper of the Muslim World, dated 10th of Ramadhan of the year 1403AH, the condolence news of Sheikh Muhammad Ali Al-Harakan, the secretary general of the Word Muslim League.

His death had indeed done a serious blow to Muslims throughout Nigeria, because, they (Nigerians) realized in the personality of the deceased, an enigmatic personality in the Islamic Biography in unification of Muslim communities and responding to revitalization of the brotherhood connections among the experts in the field of Islamic mission.

Thus, we convey our most sincere condolences, from the bottom of our heart, to his eminent, Sheikh ‘Abdul ‘Aziz Bin Baz, the leader of the Founding Board of the league (Muslim World League) and the entire staff members of the Founding Board along with the Supreme Board for Masaajid or Mosques.

And specifically, the Assistant General, Sheikh Muhammad Naasir Al’Aboudi, and his eminence, Mr. Ali Muhammad Mukhtar, may Allah bestow His mercy upon the deceased, and grant us all patience and salwa or quail’s meat.

And I congratulate you all of the blessed Eidul Fitr, and may Allah grants us and the entire global Muslim many happiness of it with ease and favorities.
Wassalaamu alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh

6th Ramadhan 1403AH (6th of July, 1983)
Rector of the Center,
Adam ‘Abdullah Al-Ilory.

Letters of Sheikh Adam A. Al-ilory by Sheikh Muhammad Thaoban Abdullah Al-Ilory (Arabic) Translated by Alfaoz Institute.


Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Sheik's Letter to the Academia- University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan is located at Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State in the South-Western part of Nigeria. UI, as the University is fondly referred to, owes its unique character to a combination of historical, geographical, cultural and architectural factors. Its history is a chronicle of the first citadel of higher education established in the country in 1948 as a college of the University of London. It became a full-fledged independent university in 1962, two years after the country's independence from Britain in 1960. It took off with degree programmes in medicine, basic sciences, arts, social sciences and education. It is now a comprehensive university with additional programmes in agriculture and forestry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, technology and law. From students enrolment of 144 in 1948 the population of students increased steadily to approximately 19,521 in 2008/2009 session with 38% postgraduate and 62% undergraduate.


Saturday, August 1, 2009

Al-Ilory's Message

One of Al-Ilory's Messages is to avoid playing Dangerous Game with Allah and struggling against self aggrandizement among Muslims. One of his progenies put it plainly.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Radio Lagos continue spreading Al Ilory's message

Good words are like good seeds. Whenever they are planted, they germinate and continue to do so eternally, God willing. The message of Islam championed by his excellency was authentic and state of the art, just like his books.

Sheikh Adam Abdullah Al Ilory's public lectures and sermons are are available weekly on Radio Lagos, Eko FM, "Tiwantiwa", Lagos state, Nigeria.

During his era, Sheikh Adam spread the message of mercy, truthfulness, and uprightness. Many of his critics said of the Sheikh that he was confrontational.

The weekly program is aired every Friday at 5:00pm, Lagos local time. It can be listened to online worldwide on the following link.


Tuesday, April 21, 2009

What is Life and the Death of Awolowo?

Sheikh Adam Abdullah Al Ilory explains what is life in a public Tafseer lecture. In this lecture, he injected the impact of the death of Chief Obafemi Awolowo on Nigeria and the importance of learning from the death of the deceased, emulating the example of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.

Ki Laye? #1
Ki Laye? #2

Why Al Ilory?

In a public lecture, Sheikh Adam Abdullah Al Ilory explained how much he loves the scholars and the city of Ilorin, Kwara state, Nigeria.

The History of Ilorin