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Ruqayya Bt. Ibrāhīm Niyās b. ʿAbd Allāh Niyās
(96 words)

b. 1930


Samb (1972), 235-6.


A daughter of Sh. Ibrāhim Niasse, she was born in Kaolack and trained in her father’s house by the Mauritanian Sh. Rabbānī. She opened a number of Islamic schools in Kaolack, where Islamic training is given to women and children.


1. Tanbīh al-bint al-muslima fī ’l-dīn wa’l-dunyā

Publ: Dakar: Impricap, 1954; trans. extracts in Samb (1972), 236-41; Kano, Northern Maktabat Printing Press, [c. 1980].

2. Ḥaẓẓ al-marʾa fī ’l-Islām

Publ. Kano, Mai-Nasara Press, nd. [c 1987] (copy in NU/Hunwick, 404, UB…

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“Ruqayya Bt. Ibrāhīm Niyās b. ʿAbd Allāh Niyās”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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