Tijani Moro

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Tijani Moro
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Born8 May 1978 (1978-05-08) (age 44)
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Tijani Moro (born 8 May 1978) is a Ghanaian boxer. He represented Ghana at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, where he won a bronze medal.

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In Greek mythology, Moros /ˈmɔːrɒs/ or Morus /ˈmɔːrəs/ is the 'hateful' personified spirit of impending doom, who drives mortals to their deadly fate. It was also said that Moros gave people the ability to foresee their death. His Roman equivalent was Fatum.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tijaniyyah</span> Sufi mystic order in Sunni Islam

The Tijāniyyah is a Sufi tariqa, originating in the Maghreb but now more widespread in West Africa, particularly in Senegal, The Gambia, Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Niger, Chad, Ghana, Northern and South-western Nigeria and some part of Sudan. The Tijāniyyah order is also present in the state of Kerala in India. Its adherents are called Tijānī. Tijānīs place great importance on culture and education, and emphasize the individual adhesion of the disciple (murid). To become a member of the order, one must receive the Tijānī wird, or a sequence of holy phrases to be repeated twice daily, from a muqaddam, or representative of the order.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ahmad al-Tijani</span> Algerian Sufi leader (1735–1815)

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ibrahim Niass</span> Senegalese sufi saint (1900–1975)

Ibrāhīm Niasse (1900–1975)—or French: Ibrahima Niasse, Wolof: Ibrayima Ñas, Arabic: شيخ الإسلام الحاج إبراهيم إبن الحاج عبد الله التجاني الكولخي Shaykh al-'Islām al-Ḥājj Ibrāhīm ibn al-Ḥājj ʿAbd Allāh at-Tijānī al-Kawlakhī —was a Senegalese major leader (wolof) of the Tijānī Sufi order of Islam in West Africa. His followers in the Senegambia region affectionately refer to him in Wolof as Baay, or "father."

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Muhammad al-Tijani</span> Tunisian Shia Scholar

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ghana at the 1996 Summer Olympics</span> Sporting event delegation

Ghana competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Boxer Tijani Moro, who won Ghana's only medal at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, carried his country's flag at the opening ceremony.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tijani Belaïd</span> French-born Tunisian footballer

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Ahmed Sukayrij orAbu-l-Abbas Ahmed ibn al-Iyyashi Sukayrij al-Khazraji Al-Ansari al-Fasi (1878–1944) was a well known Moroccan Sufi scholar and judge. He wrote a great number of books, but is especially well known for his voluminous work on the companions of Sidi Ahmad al-Tijani: Kitab kashf al-Hijab ámman talaaqa bi-Shaykh Tijani mina-l As'hab. The Moroccan jurist and shaykh Ahmad sukayrij was a judge (qadi) according to the Maliki legal school of thought (madhab) for Morocco. Not only this, but he is placed alongside Ibrahim niasse on one of the major shaykhs of the tijani Tariqah. The shaykh wrote around 160 books which includes a 20,000 line Nazm on suyuuti’s “Khasā’is al kubra” and a 500 line nazm on both a busiri’s qasidah burdah and Qadi Iyad’s book “shifa”. the shaykh had more than 600 Ijazahs and before his death, the shaykh saw qadi ‘iyad in a vision and asked to be buried like him.

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Sheikh Ahmad Tijani Ali Cisse is the spiritual leader of the Tijaniyya Sufi order. The Tijaniyya is the largest Sufi order in Western Africa and its leader is responsible for nearly 300 million Sufi adherents.

Guerrino "Gerry" Moro is a Canadian athlete. He competed in the decathlon at the 1964 Summer Olympics and the 1972 Summer Olympics. In 1966, he competed in the men's decathlon at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games held in Kingston, Jamaica.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Zawiya of Sidi Ahmed al-Tijani</span> Religious site in Fez, Morocco

The Zawiya of Sidi Ahmed al-Tijani, or Zawiya Tijaniya Al Koubra, is a zawiya, an Islamic religious complex building for education and commemoration, in Fez, Morocco. The building is located inside Fes el Bali, the old medina quarter of the city. More specifically, it is situated in the Al-Blida neighborhood, close to the University of Al Quaraouiyine. It is dedicated to the founder of the Tijaniyyah tariqa from the 18th century, Sheikh Ahmad al-Tijani who is buried in the site. It is among the several other zawiyas dedicated to Al-Tijani. The complex is distinguishable from highly ornamented facades facing the street, and a minaret in turquoise color.

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Helen Moros was a New Zealand long-distance runner. In 1993, she won the 10,000 metres New Zealand national title in Wellington, recording a time of 32:32.24. She competed in the marathon event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, placing seventh. Also in 1990, she placed third and fourth at the Los Angeles and Chicago marathons, respectively. Outside of athletics, Moros was a schoolteacher.

The 2019 Nigerian House of Representatives elections in Kwara State was held on February 23, 2019, to elect members of the House of Representatives to represent Kwara State, Nigeria.