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Muḥammad Thawbān b. Ādam ʿAbd Allāh al-Ilūrī
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b. 1961.


Abubakre (1994), 18.


A son of Sh. Ādam, born at Agege, he studied at the Markaz and at an Ansar al-Din school in Isolo, Lagos. He established his own Arabic school, called Markaz al-ʿUlūm, in Otubu near Agege. After the death of his father he returned to the Markaz.

Abubakre (1994), 18, lists the following works, of which nos. 2 and 3 are said to be substantial works, while the rest are small pamphlets:


1. al-Bayʿa.

2. Bayn al-munāsabāt.

3. al-Ḥidhāq.

4. Ijābat al-muḥṭāj ilā taqrīb al-ikhtilāj.

5. Maʿa ḥaflat al…

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“Muḥammad Thawbān b. Ādam ʿAbd Allāh al-Ilūrī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 26 March 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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