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May, 2020

  • 24 May

    Eid-el-Fitr: Occasion Calls For Sober Reflection Than Celebration, Buhari Tells Muslims

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said this year’s Eid-el-Fitr event should be one of sober reflection by Muslims instead of the celebrations associated with it due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read Also: Zamfara Spent N2.9bn On Feeding During Ramadan – Matawalle President Buhari stated this in his Eid-el-Fitr message to …

  • 23 May

    COVID-19 Is A Test From Allah – Atiku

    Insecurity: Govt Must Protect All Nigerians, Not Only Prominent Individuals - Atiku

    Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has said COVID-19 is a test from Allah. He said this in a Sallah message on Saturday. He urged Nigerians to abide by the regulations of the authorities. Read Also: We’ve Not Sighted Moon, Ramadan Continues – NSCIA “All these strictures could not have made our …

August, 2019

  • 12 August

    One Dies, 17 Others Injured In Sallah Day Accident

    The Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday confirmed that one person died in an accident involving an 18-seater bus  and a tipper on Nteje-Awka Expressway, in Oyi area of Anambra.   Read Also: #RevolutionNow: Our Protest Was Misunderstood – AAC Stalwart   The sector Commander, …

  • 11 August

    Sallah: Two Die, Five Injured As Car Rams Into Motorcycle

    file copy: an accident scene

    Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Sunday said two persons died while five others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident that involved a vehicle and a motorcycle at the Mowe area, Lagos- Ibadan Expressway. Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, in Ota, Ogun, said …

June, 2019

  • 3 June

    Sallah: Police Deploy Personnel To Mosques, Churches, Markets

    Lagos State Police Command has deployed adequate number of personnel to places of worship, markets, recreational areas and highways for hitch free Sallah celebrations across the State. Personnel from the anti bomb units have been deployed to prayer grounds and worship centres to screen people going into such places. Surveillance …

May, 2019

  • 31 May

    Sallah: FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5, as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Fitri Celebration. Georgina Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public …

August, 2018

  • 23 August

    Presidency Chides Osuntokun Over Sallah Day Bombing Claim


    The Presidency has chided Akin Osuntokun, a chieftain of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, for claiming that a bomb had killed 88 people in Borno on Sallah day. In a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, the Presidency said Osuntokun’s claim was a …

  • 21 August

    Tight Security As Saraki, Sulu-Gambari, Others Observe Eid Prayers

    Bukola Saraki, Senate President, Speaker of the Kwara House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad, Emir of Ilorin, lbrahim Sulu-Gambari and thousands of Muslim faithfuls performed the two rakaat prayers amidst tight security  in llorin on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that the prayer which lasted less than …

  • 21 August

    Sallah: Kano Gov. Ganduje Frees 170 Inmates

    Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has granted freedom to 170 prison inmates across the state. Ganduje, who witnessed the release of the inmates from Goron Dutse Prison on Tuesday, said the gesture was in the spirit of Eid-El Kabir. “You are part of the people who need our attention …

  • 21 August

    Eid el Kabir: What You Should Know

    Eid el Kabir, the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’ also called the “Festival of Sacrifice”, is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year and considered the holier of the two. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God’s command. Before Abraham could sacrifice his son, God …

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