Matawalle tasks Zamfara Muslims on lessons of Ramadan

May 24, 2020 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara state has enjoined Muslims in the state to adhere to the good lessons learned during the month of Ramadan, including sacrifice, tolerance and patience. The governor made the call at a state-wide Eid el-Fitr broadcast Saturday to mark the end of the Ramadan fast. “We will have a better world where peace and tranquility Read More

Sallah: Almakura congratulates Muslims

May 24, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Senator Umaru Almakua representing Nasarawa south senatorial district has congratulated muslims across the country on completion of the 30 days mandatory fasting and urged them to continue to show compassion to the need. This was contained in a statement he personally signed and made available to Blueprint on Saturday, in Lafia. Almakura said that Ramadam fasting teaches the values of Read More

Breaking: Eid-el-fitr moved to another day, fasting continues

May 22, 2020 Editor 0

The national moon sighing committe of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has revealed that 2020 Eid-el-fitr will now hold on Sunday. According to the council, via its Twitter handle, “There was no positive sighting report of the Shawwal crescent in Nigeria, tomorrow is 30th Ramadan. An official statement from Sultanate will be released shortly.” Details loading…

Eid el-Fitr: Buhari to hold private Eid prayers with family – Presidency

May 22, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidency has disclosed that it had cancelled this year’s Eid el-Fitr homage to President Muhammadu Buhari by various communities. The Presidency also stated that the president would be conducting a private Eid prayer with his family to mark the end of the month-long Ramadan fasting. These were contained in a statement issued Friday in Abuja by the president’s senior Read More

Ramadan: El-Rufai salutes Muslim community urges prayers, Covid-19 compliance

April 24, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has  appealed to Muslims to see the special circumstances under which Ramadan is being observed this year as a necessary sacrifice to safeguard public health.   Speaking in a message to mark the commencement of Ramadan season, Governor el-Rufai expressed gratitude to Allah for his mercy even in this difficult moment. El-Rufai in the message, Read More

Lagos Assembly speaker preaches compassion at Ramadan

April 24, 2020 TemitopeMusowo 0

Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Dr. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, has urged Muslims, in particular and Nigerians in general, to be more compassionate to the less privileged and to imbibe the act of selfless service to humanity during the holy month of Ramadan. Obasa, in his Ramadan message, said, “Ramadan is not only about abstinence from sins, food, Read More

Ramadan: Buhari warns on Covid-19-inducing rituals

April 24, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his best wishes to Muslims in the country and all over the world as they begin this year’s 30-day fast, following the sighting of the moon. He, however, stressed the need for citizens to avoid large gatherings and have their prayers and meals (suhoor and iftar) individually or with family at home. A statement issued Read More

Breaking: Sultan announces when 2020 Ramadan ‘ll start in Nigeria

April 23, 2020 Editor 0

Friday April 24, 2020 has been declared as the first day of the Ramadan fast in Nigeria. Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto who announced the sighting of the new crescent in Sokoto on Thursday in a radio and television broadcast said the new moon was sighted in different parts of the country and that report of the moon Read More

COVID-19: Yari donates grains to APC members for Ramadan

April 22, 2020 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Former Zamfara state Governor Alhaji Abdul Aziz Yari has purchased over 300,000 bags of grains to be distributed to members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to cushion the effect of the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic and the Ramadan fasting. The Vice chairman of the party in charge of Zamfara Central, Alhaji Sani Gwamna stated this while fielding Read More

Zulum orders payment of April salary, pensions ahead Ramadan

April 21, 2020 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Borno state Babagama Umara Zulum has directed the payment of April salary and pension to workers and pensioners ahead of the Ramadan fast, which is expected to commence on Friday. This was contained in statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor in communications and Public Relations, Malam Isa Umar Gusau  , noting that the Governor directed  that payments Read More

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Dangote foundation donates food items to IDP’s in Borno

May 22, 2019 Editorial III 0

Borno state Deputy Governor, Hon. Usman Mamman Durkwa Tuesday commended the chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and MD/CEO of Aliko Dangote Foundation Mrs Zoiera Youssoufou for donating food items worth N200 million for onward distribution to thousands of people especially the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) during this year’s Ramadan Kareem. The Deputy Governor made the commendation during Read More

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Muslim women feed, enroll Almajiri into schools in Plateau

May 19, 2019 Editorial III 0

Judiciary Muslim Women Association (JUMWAP) in Plateau state has promised to enroll and sponsor the education of almajiri children in the state. The chairperson of the Association, Hajiya Ramatu Suleiman Magaji, stated this at the maiden Ramadan feedings of Almajiri and less privileged girl child and Women held at the premises of Kasuwan Nama magistrate court in Jos. She said: Read More

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Gombe Governor-elect preaches unity, peace as Ramadan begins

May 7, 2019 Editorial III 0

As Muslims all over the world commence fasting of the holy month of Ramadan today, Gombe state Governor-elect, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has urged citizens in the state to use the occasion to pray fervently for continued unity, peaceful coexistence and development of the state. This was contained in a press statement signed and made available to Journalists by Zubair Muhammad Read More

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Ramadan Tafsir: JIBWIS harps on women education, deploys 533 preachers

May 6, 2019 Editorial III 0

The National Chairman Council of Ulama, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa’Ikamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS), Sheikh Sani Yahaya Jingir, has harped on the importance of girl child/female education amongst Muslims in Nigeria. He said the women folk are an important integral part of the family and the society at large. The cleric stated this at the formal opening of his annual Tafsir (interpretation), Read More

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Breaking: Moon sighted as Ramadan begins Monday in Nigeria

May 5, 2019 Editorial II 0

“His Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto has authorized me to inform the general public that Ramadan crescent was sighted in different locations in Nigeria this evening , compilation of more results is going on. Taraweeh prayers can commence, he will make an official declaration shortly. “The Ramadan crescent has been sighted in Nigeria. The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, Read More

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Conventional media still verifiable source of news – NTA DG

May 5, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Director-General of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Malam Yakubu Ibn Muhammad, has assured Nigerians of continued dissemination of factual information. He said the impact of the new and social media will not edge out the good work of the conventional media. The DG stated this Sunday, at the NTA Jos zonal network center, 10th annual Ramadan lecture themed: “Impact of Read More

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Buhari greets Muslims on commencement of Ramadan

May 17, 2018 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sent greetings and best wishes to Muslims in the country and across the world as they commence Ramadan fast. In his message to the nation on the beginning of the Ramadan, the President said fasting is not just merely meant to stay hungry or thirsty, but an opportunity to strive for inner purification and self-accountability. Read More

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Budget 2017: FG’s capital spending exceeds N1.5trn – Adeosun

May 14, 2018 Editorial IV 0

As Nigerians await the passage of 2018 budget by the National Assembly, the federal government has said its capital expenditure for the 2017 fiscal year was in excess of N1.5 trillion. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this yesterday through her officially verified Twitter handle, @HMKemiAdeosun. Mrs Adeosun was excited the expenditure was higher than the level attained in 2016 Read More

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Gaidam approves N63.5m, others for Ramadan feeding

May 10, 2018 Editorial IV 0

As the month of Ramadan draws near, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has approved N63.5 million through the Ministry of Religious Affairs for the provision of Ramadan feeding (Iftar) to the less privileged in 42 centres across the 17 local government areas of the state and for the conduct of Tafsir during the incoming Holy Month.” The Director-General on Read More

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N805m Fraud: Sen. Nwaoboshi Arraigned, Remanded in Prison

April 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC,  on Wednesday,  arraigned Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi before Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi,  Lagos on a two-count charge bordering on money laundering and fraud to the tune of N805million. He is charged alongside two companies namely : Golden Touch Construction Project Limited and Suiming Electrical Limited. One Read More