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Governors Felicitate With Nigerians As Muslims Celebrate Eid-El-Fitr

As Muslims across the world mark the end of the annual 30 days of Ramadan today, some state governors have sent messages to Nigerian Muslims faithful as they celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, urging all citizens to keep the faith and rededicate themselves to finding solutions to the collective problems besetting the nation including the coronavirus pandemic.   …

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NSCDC Arrest Man In Ondo For Allegedly Defiling His Two Daughters

A middle-aged man named, Femi Onifade has been arrested in Akure, the Ondo State capital by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly defiling his two daughters.   The Commandant of the NSCDC in Ondo State, Mr Philip Ayuba, made the announcement in a statement signed by the command’s public …

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Abia Commissioner For Environment, Solomon Ogunji Is Dead

Abia State Government on Sunday announced the demise of its Commissioner for Environment, Solomon Ogunji.   The State Commissioner for Information, John Kalu in a statement said Ogunji died on Saturday after a brief illness related to high blood pressure.   “It is with great sadness and a deep sense of loss that we announce …

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President Buhari, Family Observe Eid Prayers At Home

President Muhammadu Buhari and his family members on Sunday morning observed the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   The prayers were held at the villa with members of the first family including the First Lady Aisha; their son Yusuf, and other children in attendance.   President Buhari observed the Eid prayers at home …

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Eid-El-Fitr: Lawan Congratulates Muslims, Praises Frontline Workers

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Nigerians, especially the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the Eid-El-Fitr.   In his Sallah message, the Senate President noted that the celebration marked the breaking of fast and the end of the Holy month of Ramadan.   He also commended the frontline workers in the fight against …

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Eid-El-Fitr: Gbajabiamila Urges Muslims To Pray Against COVID-19

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated Muslims in Nigeria for concluding the Ramadan fast and marking the Eid-El-Fitr peacefully.   He, however, urged them to imbibe virtues such as feeding the needy, being their brother’s keepers, and pray for peaceful coexistence that usually come with the month of Ramadan.   …

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Military Airstrikes Kill 135 Bandits, Destroy Camps In Katsina, Zamfara – Spokesman

The Nigerian Military on Saturday said it has killed at least 135 armed bandits during air-raids across Katsina and Zamfara states.   According to a statement signed by a military spokesman, Major General, John Enenche, the air raids, executed by the air component of Operation Hadarin Daji, took place between May 20 and 22.   …

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Tribunal Affirms Election Of Yahaya Bello As Kogi Governor

The Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of incumbent Governor, Yahaya Bello.   The petition had been filed by Mr Musa Wada, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election.   In a judgment of two to one, delivered by the Chairman of the Tribunal, …

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Eid-El-Fitr: Keep Your Spirits Up In Spite Of COVID-19, Buhari Tells Muslims

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to keep their spirits up in spite of the COVID-19.   According to him, the pandemic caught the world off guard and has dampened what would otherwise have been a time of celebration for the Muslim faithful who are marking the end of the Ramadan fasting period.   He …

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CAN Felicitates With Muslims At Sallah

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says it is rejoicing with, and congratulating the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111, Head of Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI) and President-General, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and all Nigerian Muslim Faithful on their successful completion of this year’s …

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