About

The Dawah Institute of Nigeria (DIN) is the research and Islamic propagation department of the Islamic Education Trust (IET). The DIN partners with other Islamic organisations for comprehensive capacity building and improved da’wah effectiveness. DIN has partnered with organisations in Nigeria as well as other countries in Africa, North America, Australia, South Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Our Services to the Ummah

Research

One of the key pillars of the Dawah Institute of Nigeria is its research unit. This is the main engine of the organisation. The Dawah Insitute produces research in the areas of Islamic Jurisprudence, peaceful co-existence and interfaith relations. The researches conducted by the institute depends largely on the results of the periodic surveys it conducts.

Training

This is the second pillar of the Dawah Institute of Nigeria. We have trained over 5000 young people, Muslims and non-Muslims all together all over the world. Training includes our signature courses - The Train-the-Trainers Course Series, the comprehensive 7 months Imam Training Course, the Train-the-Trainers Primer course (TTCP) for secondary school level and the Shariah Intelligence course.

Literature

To extend its training to interested members of the public who cannot afford the time to attend our program in residence, the Institute publishes and distributes literature from its researches on a variety of topics such as Shariah Intelligence, Islamic Culture, Is Boko Haram?, Relationship with Non-Muslims, Gender issues and

Our Latest Book

Muslim Relations with Christians, Jews and Others

This book examines the various Islamic textual provisions on various aspects of interfaith relations. It also responds to faith-based arguments used by some Muslims to justify hostility and aggression towards peace-loving non-Muslims. Some of these arguments are used by various extremist groups for "bridge-burning" to undermine interfaith peace-building efforts between Muslims and other religious communities. It thus provides a reference point for Muslim individuals and community leaders, Imams, da'wah activists, students and researchers, mosque committees and Islamic organizations involved or interested in interfaith dialogue and peace-building with people of other faiths.

The Forgotten Sunnah by Nuruddeen Lemu

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) admonished us to hold tight unto the Qur'an and his Sunnah during his last sermon (Khutbatul Wada). He said: "...I leave behind me two things, the Quran and the Sunnah (Hadith), and if you follow these you will never go astray." As Muslims we should continuously ask… Read more »

DIN Partners DIWA, Train Imams in ICT and Peace Building

The Da'wah Institute of Nigeria (DIN) is partnering with the Development Initiative of West Africa (DIWA) to train 39 Imams and religious leaders across 6 states;  Kogi, Niger, Sokoto, Kano, Gombe and Yobe on the use of  Information and  Communication Technology for research and enhance their capacity for Peace Building. The… Read more »

Shariah Intelligence (Nupe) Episode 5

  Discussion on Usul al-Fiqh & Maqasid ash-Shari’ah in Nupe Language. EPISODE 5 An explanation of the book: “Shariah Intelligence” by the Da’wah Institute of Nigeria (DIN), Minna Nigeria.     Read more »

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