Hijrah Date
AL-JUMUAH, MUHARRAM 13, 1446
Gregorian Date
FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2024
Ramadan Count Down
225 DAYS, 20 HOURS

Abuja Prayer Times

Fajr: 05:03am
Shuruq(Sunrise): 06:19am
Zuhr: 12:41pm
Asr: 04:00pm
Magrib: 06:55pm
Isha: 08:05pm
Qiblah: 10:37am
Moonrise: 17:20
Moonset: 04:07

News / Announcements

ASTRO-QIBLAH INITIATIVE (ASQIN)

ASQIN is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established and registered in Nigeria as a Corporate Body (CAC/IT/NO 62755) in July 2013. The Oraganization was established for the purpose of educating Muslims on Prayer Times, Qiblah Direction of (Ka’aba) and Moon Sighting.

VISION STATEMENT

To be in the forefront in advocating the unity of Muslim Ummah in connection with:

  • a) Observing the Five Daily Prayers at the Correct Times;
  • b) Locating and Facing the Accurate Qiblah Direction ; and
  • c) Unification of the Crescent Moon Sighting by Muslims within Nigeria and across the World.

MISSION STATEMENT

a) To Create Awareness and Educate the Muslim Ummah on the Correct Prayer Time;
b) To Determine Accurate Qiblah Direction of (Ka’abah) for existing and new Masajids (Mosques); and
c) To Unify Sighting of the Crescent Moon by Muslims using Tools and Experts in Astronomical, Historical and Geographical methods derived from Islamic Perspectives.

Zakkat Information

Blood Money/Diyyar: ₦5,133,556,000.00
Dowry/Sadaki: ₦128,339.00
Nisab Value: 87.48g of Gold
Minimum Zakkah: ₦10,267,120.00
Portion of wealth: 2.5% OR 1/40th
Source: Islamic Timing and Research Organization.
For Inquiry Contact:
+234 803 314 0010 or +234 703 255 8231

Abuja Setting

Qiblah Degree: 64.7
Longitude: 07:27:23.0
Latittude: 09:03:16:0
Elevation: 460.0m
Time Zone: 1.00