From the Minbar

Sha'aban: Ramadan's Curtain Raiser

Few minutes after the Adhan(call to prayer) had rattled the crest and trough of the edifice (Mosque), The Imam, Prof Abdul Rahman Oloyede, as to his custom, was ready to benefit the faithfuls with his weekly spiritual diet; one which centres around Sha'aban and the fast rate at which Islam is growing across the globe.

Prior to opening ground for the discuss, his eminence gave adorations to the lord of the worlds and subsequently sought salutations on Allah's honourable apostle.

Rekindling the lost glory of the Womenfolk; The Islamic Catholicon


Customary to our weekly publication, the golden sermon from the Mimbar took another dimension as the chief Imam, Professor AburRahman Oloyede, on Friday, the 12th of March, ascended the Podium at exactly 1pm to deliver the lecture which centered around the Womenfolk in relation to the United Nations declaration of Women day's celebration on Monday , the 8th of March 2021.

The Significance of Rajab:Solat and the gift of ascension.

The Jumah service was led by the Chief Imam of University of Ibadan Central Mosque, Professor AbdurRahman Oloyede on Friday, 22nd of Rajab, 1442 AH; equivalent to 5th of March, 2021.

 The chief Imam ascends the Mimbar(podium) to deliver another mind-blowing edition of weekly sermon, where he centered the discuss around  The significance of the sacred month of Rajab and the iconic incidence wrapped around the five daily Salawaat (prayers).

The Consequences of Disobedience to Allah

(A synopsis of Jumat sermon delivered by Prof. A'Rahman Oloyede on Friday,18th Rajab, 1441A.H( 13h March,2020).

The Imam started his sermon with glorification of Almighty Allah and beseeching Allah's clemencies on the Noble Prophet Muhammad (SAW), his companions and those who follow his path.

He enjoined the congregation to be grateful over the blessings of Allah on them. He called the attention of the congregation to follow what is right and forbid what is evil : taking cognizance of the evil acts.

He remembered the congregation of what Allah said :

Ascension of the Holy Prophet and its Essence on Salah.

(Summary of Jumat sermon by Prof. Abd-Rahmon oloyede at University of Ibadan Central Mosque, Ibadan on Friday, 11th of Rajab, 1441A.H(6th March, 2020)


The imam began his sermon by testifying to the oneness of Allah, and the messengership of prophet Muhammad (saw) and he thereafter sent his blessings to the prophet and his followers till eternity.

Abstinence from Sin; A means to Allah's Blessings

FROM THE MIMBAR: Abstinence from Sin; A means to Allah's Blessings

( A summary of Jumat Sermon by Professor A'Rahman Oloyede at University of Ibadan Central Mosque,Ibadan on Friday 27th, Jumada Thanni; 21st of February,2020)
After testifying to the oneness of Almighty Allah and the messengership of the best of mankind- Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) , he sent blessings of Allah to the Prophet and all those who follow his path till the day when wealth and lineage would be of no value.


The chief Imam of the University of Ibadan central mosque, professor Abdul Rahmon Oloyede on Friday, 25th of January 2019 during Jumah service called on Muslims to be wary of Allah's boundary as Allah himself referred to divorce as his boundary in Quran 65:1 where he said ...and these are the limits of Allah, and whoever goes beyond the limits of Allah, he indeed does injustice to his own soul.


While delivering the Friday sermon at the University of Ibadan central mosque, The chief Imam- Professor Abdul Rahman Oloyede explicitly conveyed the last message of prophet Muhammad (SAW). He emphasized on the importance of trust (Amanah) and identified its absence as the sire of the major problems in the society. He gave instances of those who are entrusted