He graduated from high school, and then a short time worked as a car mechanic. He served in the Soviet army.
In 1971-1975 he studied in madrasah "Mir-Arab" in Bukhara, then continued studies at the Islamic Institute. Imam al-Bukhari, from which he graduated in 1979 with a degree "Imam-Khatib, theologian".
In 1979-1983 worked as an Executive Secretary of domes. In this post he combined with his studies at the Institute of "Islamic call", Damascus, Syria (1980-1982) soon became the first Imam-Khatib of the Cathedral mosque of Ufa, having served in that position for 9 years.
January 1991 – head of the Ufa mukhtasibata domes.21 August 1992 N. he was elected mufti and Chairman of the newly created Spiritual administration of Muslims of the Republic of Bashkortostan. Under the leadership of N. DUM RB actively publishes Muslim Newspapers and educational literature, opens new mosques in cities and villages of the Republic.
July 1996 — co-chair of the Council of Muftis of Russia.Regularly participates in scientific conferences and public events, conducts charity events. Is a member of the public Meetings of the Republic of Belarus, member of the Executive Committee of the world Kurultay of Bashkirs, a member of the Presidium of the Bashkir Republican organization of the Russian society of the red cross. Fluent in Arabic, Persian and Turkish languages. He is married and has five children.