VIDEO: Moment ram raced to roof top on Sallah day

July 9, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

VIDEO: Moment ram raced to roof top on Sallah day A viral video currently making the rounds on social media has shown a ram on top of a two-story building. The ram improvised its way on top of the building in the early hours of Saturday in Lagos state. The video captured the animal moving about the roof in an Read More

The challenge of Ramadan

April 29, 2022 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic Lunar calendar is referred to as the holy month, understandably, because in this month, the faithful are expected to think more of God while attending to earthly affairs of feeding, entertainment and the like for some hours after sunset; the remaining few hours in the 24 hour cycle is spent sleeping. And when Read More

Etsu Nupe urges Muslims to sustain virtues of Ramadan

April 28, 2022 Chamba Simeh Abuja 0

The Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has admonished the Muslim Ummah in the country to sustain the virtues learnt during the ongoing Ramadan fast even after the holy month. Etsu Nupe, who spoke in Bida on Thursday at the closing of Ramadan Tafsir in Umar Majigi Central Mosque said, “We must maintain Read More

Skyrocketing food prices and Ramadan

April 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

Food is an essential commodity that one cannot live without. Foods are the basic building blocks for good health. Without food, or when not properly taken, one will be malnourished. Muslims are observing one of their holy months. It’s the 9th month of the Hijrah Calendar which is the holy month of Ramadan where every healthy, mature Muslim is expected Read More

Ramadan lecture: Desist from illicit, destructive behaviors, Ogun charges Nigerian students

April 20, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro, Abeokuta 0

Ogun state government has charged Nigerian students to desist from illicit and destructive behaviors capable of destroying their dreams and aspirations for a better future. The Special Assistant to the Governor on Students’ Matters, Adeyemi Azeez, stated this Wednesday, at the 3rd edition of the annual Ramadan lecture and special prayers for the state, held at the June 12 Cultural Read More

Ramadan: Islamic society commences daily feeding of 2000 persons

April 6, 2022 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society, has said it has commenced its annual free Ramadan daily feeding for a minimum of 2000 persons with a view of maximizing the rewards of the holy month . The National Chief Imam of the society, Sheik Fuad Adeyemi, said at its organization’s 19th National Unity Ramadan Lecture with theme: ‘Ramadan: Shaping Leadership’ explaining that the Read More

Use the month of Ramadan to pray for unity of Nigeria, TUC tells mus

April 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has called on all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use this month of Ramadan to devote themselves to the Almighty Allah. In a statement, TUC President Comrade Quadri Olaleye appealed that the unity of Nigeria remains non-negotiable, adding “we must be resilient in a one united nation in the interest of progress of Read More

Baruwa greets Muslims on Ramadan, decries Abuja-Kaduna train attack

April 5, 2022 Donald Iorchir 0

President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Tajudeen Baruwa has sent greetings to Nigerian Muslims as they commence the 30-day long Ramadan fast. The religious obligation followed the sighting of the moon which signifies the commencement of the lunar month of Ramadan. In statement released in Abuja on Monday, Baruwa called on the Muslims to continue to Read More

[Breaking] 2022: Ramadan kicks off Saturday – Sultan

April 1, 2022 Editor 0

The much expected Ramadan for 2022 will kickoff on Saturday April 2, 2022, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has just announced. The Sultan who made this known via a live broadcast through the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) on Friday night, said already the moon has Read More

Ramadan: Sultan advises Muslims to look for moon

March 31, 2022 Sidi A. Umar 0

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has directed Muslims in the country to start looking for the cresent of Ramadan today, Friday being the 1st of April, 2023 which is equivalent to 29th day of Sha’aban 1443 AH. This was contained in a press statement issued and made available to newsmen in Sokoto by the secretary , Read More

Ramadhan: 14,000 Nigerians to benefit from Eta’ am food basket

March 26, 2022 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

Ahead of Ramadhan, the Abubakr Al-Sidiq Philanthropic home of King Salman Humanitarian Aid/Relief Centre of Saudi Arabia, has commenced distribution of 138 tonnes of assorted food items to 13, 800 most vulnerable Nigerians. Distribution of the food items under the auspices of Eta’am Food Basket, was flagged off in Abuja Saturday with recitation from the glorious Quran by Mallam Hafiz Read More

Sallah: NSCDC boss orders massive deployment nationwide

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Audi, has ordered a massive deployment of officers and men of the corps to every nooks and crannies of the country, most especially all identified flash points to ensure that the public is safe and government infrastructures are heavily guarded before, during and after the festive season. Read More

Eid el-Fitr: Focusing on charity

May 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Ramadan is a time of happiness, joy, and festivities. Not only does it boost Muslims’ spiritual depth, but it also offers profound physical benefits. And this heart-warming time reaches its peak with the beautiful Eid Al-Fitr. Once again the wonderful Ramadan has come to an end and it is now time to celebrate the end of this important practice with Read More

Lessens from Ramadan

There is a need to pay more attention to the plight of the poor. The Muslims’ holy month of self- purification and self- denial otherwise known as Ramadan has just ended. While it lasted, the season of fasting and prayer offered all Muslims the opportunity to reflect on their relationship with Allah. It also enabled those with means to share Read More

@Sallah: Zaura calls for nationwide prayers against insecurity

May 15, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

As Muslims all over the world celebrate eid el-Fitr Sallah marking  the end of this year’s Ramadan fasting,   a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Alhaji Abdulsalam Abdulkarim Zaura, popularly known as A. A. Zaura has emphasised the need for patience among Nigerians. He also called  for nationwide prayers against the menace of insecurity  to promote peaceful co-existence in the Read More

Insecurity: Zauzzau monarch urges citizens to assist security agencies with information

May 13, 2021 Mohammed Bello Habib 0

The Emir of Zazzau and chairman, Kaduna state Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, has charged members of the public to assist security agencies with useful information in the fight against insecurity and other social vices in the country. He gave the charge while addressing his subjects at the occasion of Eid-el-fitr celebration to mark the end Read More

Eid-el-fitr: NOA charges Muslims to be obedient to God

May 13, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) Thursday charged Muslims to use the occasion of Eid-el-fitr to improve their obedience to God. The agency charged Muslims to be selfless in the service to humanity as exemplified by the Holy Prophets of God. This was contained in a Sallah message issued by the Kogi state director of NOA, Ambassador Mohammed Othman Abdullahi and Read More

Sallah: Uyo Iman urges Nigerians to live in peace

May 13, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Chief Imam of Uyo Central Mosque, Alhaji Bello Tahiru Mohammed has urged all Nigerians irrespective of religious or ethnic differences to coexist and live in peace with one another. Mohammed stated this after the Eid-el-fitr prayers Thursday to mark the end of Ramadan. The spiritual leader noted that development would elude Nigeria if the citizens do not stay in Read More

Eid – el – Fitri: Omo – Agege greets Muslims

May 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale, 0

As Muslim faithful observe the Eid- del – Fitri celebration , the Deputy President of the Senate , Senator Ovie Omo – Agege declared  that with the conclusion of Ramadan fasting, Nigeria and the entire world needs a continuation of the self-control, godliness and generosity towards others. Expressing felicitations with Nigerian Muslims in a statement issued in Abuja Thursday, Omo-Agege Read More

Eid-el-Fitr: Chief Imam, others defy Sultan, hold prayers in Ibadan

May 12, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Contrary to the directive of the Sultan of Sokoto that Eid-el-Fitri celebration should hold today, the Oyo state deputy governor, Rauf Olaniyan, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, and the deputy national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) SW, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, Wednesday, observed the end of Ramadan fasting prayers at Agodi praying ground in Ibadan. Others at Read More

Sallah: Don’t lose hope on Nigeria, remain prayerful – Olaniyan

May 12, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Deputy Governor of Oyo state Engineer Rauf Olaniyan Wednesday asked Nigerians not to lose hope with the present situation in the country. Olaniyan gave the advice in his Eid El Fitri message to Muslims in Oyo state and Nigeria in general. The statement made available to newsmen by his senior special assistant on media, Omolere Omoetan said with the situation Read More

Ed-el-fitr: Uphold tenets of Ramadan, Abiodun urges Muslims

May 12, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

As Muslims all over the world celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Ogun state Governor Dapo Abiodun has congratulated the faithful for witnessing the end of fasting. He urged Muslims to uphold what the lessons and tenets Ramadan symbolises. Abiodun, in a statement by his chief press secretary, Kunle Somorin, noted that Muslims had engaged in the Read More

Akeredolu felicitates with Muslims, tasks faithful on peaceful coexistence

May 12, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the state and across the country on the successful completion of Ramadan fast and celebration of Eid- el-fitr. The governor in a message signed by his chief press secretary, Olatunde Olabode Richard, implored all Muslims to remain steadfast and reflect the lessons of Ramadan through sustained Read More

Banigo felicitates with Rivers Muslims community, seeks peaceful co-existence

May 12, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

Rivers state deputy governor, Dr. Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has felicitated with the Muslim faithful in the state as they celebrate the 2021 Ramadan. In a statement issued from the Government House Port Harcourt, Wednesday, Dr. Banigo urged Muslims to continue to live peacefully with their Christian neighbours as they celebrate the Eid-el-fitr, noting that although Rivers state is a Read More