Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria: Islamic Pioneering Activities of Ahmadiyya Jama’at nigeria

No.
Event
1
The first Muslim Newspaper in Nigeria – THE TRUTH – December 1951
2
The first Muslim denominational Primary School – Ta’aleemul Islam Ahmadiyya Primary School, Elegbata, Lagos – 1921
3
The first Muslim Mission House – 45, Idumagbo Avenue, Lagos Island – 1945
4
The first Muslim/Islamic Bookshop – 45, Idumagbo Avenue, Lagos Island – 1932
5
The first Muslim Missionary Training College, Ilaro, Ogun State – 1974
6
The first Muslim Hospital/Clinic – 18, Payne Crescent, Apapa, Lagos – 1961
7
The first Muslim Jama’at in Nigeria to organise the sending out of Missionaries to preach Islam
8
The first Muslim Jama’at in Nigeria to publish Muslim Prayer Book in local languages
9
The first Muslim Jama’at to produce a Muslim member of legislative council – Alhaji Jubril Martin in 1943
10
The first Muslim Jama’at to move in 1943 the motion successfully to grant holidays also for Muslim festivals, through Hon. Jubril Martin
11
The first Muslim Jama’at to allow ladies to pray in the Mosque in 1916
12
The first Muslim Jama’at to operate auxiliary organisations (on age and sex basis – Ansarullah, Lajna Imaillah, Khuddam, Atfal and Nasirat) in 1940.
13
The first Muslim Jama’at to start regular Muslim Religious Radio Broadcast, in 1950
14
The first Muslim Jama’at to sponsor paid Radio Programme – “Voice of Islam” in 1979
15
The first Muslim Jama’at to organise Annual Conference (on a National Level) in 1949.
16
The first Muslim Jama’at to engage in religious debate/dialogue with non-Muslim organisations.
17
First Muslim Jama’at to send relief materials to the needy during the Nigerian Civil War.
18
First Muslim Jama’at to sponsor inter-relious symposia.
19
The first Muslim Jama’at to mount the display of Islamic literature at Trade Fairs.
20
The first Muslim Jama’at to mount Quranic exhibitions.
21
The first Muslim Jama’at to donate copies of the Holy Quran to public and reformatory houses.
22
The first Muslim Jama’at to interprete Jumah’ Khutbah (sermon) into the local languages
23
The first Muslim Jama’at to advocate women education at all levels.
24
The first Muslim Jama’at to interprete “Jihad” to mean striving in the cause of Allah and peacefully propagating Island and not with force.
25
The first Muslim Jama’at to affirm that no verse of the Holy Quran contradicts or abrogates the other.
26
The first Muslim Jama’at to produce a Muslim lawyer and doctor.
27
The first Muslim Jama’at to produce Muslim dedicated Missionary Medical Doctor (Dr. Nuruddin Oladipo Akindele) in 1983.
28
The first Muslim Jama’at to train (1978 – 1981) and produce Hufaz-ul-Qur’an (memorisers of the whole Qur’an) five youth as at 1989.

This piece is taken from the website of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Nigeria.

See on-line at: http://www.ahmadiyyang.org/amjn-islamic-pioneering-activities.php

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