Hijrah Date
AL-KHAMIS, DHUL-HIJJAH 14, 1445
Gregorian Date
THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2024
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Abuja Prayer Times

Fajr: 04:55am
Shuruq(Sunrise): 06:12am
Zuhr: 12:37pm
Asr: 03:59pm
Magrib: 06:53pm
Isha: 08:02pm
Qiblah: 09:50am
Moonrise: 18:31
Moonset: 05:27

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: ₦466,468,000.00
Dowry/Sadaki: ₦116,617.00
Nisab Value: 87.48g of Gold
Minimum Zakkah: ₦9,329,360.00
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