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COVID-19: Jigawa workers’ returned to work – Badaru

August 3, 2020 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

Jigawa state governor, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, said Monday that all categories of civil servants had returned to work this week. Addressing reporters at the Government House Dutse, the governor said the decision was taken as a result of improved situation whereby no single case of COVID-19 was recorded for the past 16 days. Badaru said about 40 schools would be Read More

Muslims hold Eid in Mosques, Oyetola prays with family, aides

July 31, 2020 Lateef Dada 0

Muslims in Osun state Friday observed Eid prayers in their Mosques as some observed theirs in their homes. The state government had earlier announced cancellation of eid prayer, directing the Muslims to observe only Jumat prayer in congregation. However, Muslims expressed displeasure over cancellation of the annual Eid while markets and clubs were opened. The central praying ground at Oke-Baale Read More

360 Kano Islamic clerics pray against Covid-19, insecurity

July 31, 2020 Bashir Mohammed 0

At least 360 Islamic clerics and Imams Friday prayed in Kano state for God to save Nigeria from insecurity and Covid-19. The special prayer session, held in Government House Kano, was organised by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to mark the Arafat Day, in compliance with the Prophetic Tradition on how prayers are accepted by Allah (God). According to a press Read More

Goje urges unity at Eid el-Kabir

July 31, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

Senator Mohammad Danjuma Goje (APC, Gombe Central) has called on Nigerians to remain united “at this time of Eid del-Kabir celebrations and in the face of various challenges facing the country.” The senator in a Sallah message signed by his media aide, Lillian Nworie, in Abuja Friday, rejoiced with Nigerians, particularly the Muslim faithful, on the occasion of the Eid Read More

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Sallah: Foundation donates foodstuff to orphans in Bauchi

July 31, 2020 Najib Sani 0

A charity organisation, Haidar Care Foundation, on Friday donated foodstuff to orphans and vulnerable families in Bauchi state to celebrate Sallah. Distributing the food items to the beneficiaries at the Central Mosque, Bauchi, the programme coordinator of the Foundation, Mohammed Muktar Isa, said the food items were meant to help the poor “especially those who do not have relatives to Read More

Eid -el – kabir: Cleric urges Nigerians residence to be security conscious

July 30, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The Archbishop of Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan, Most Rev. Gabriel ‘Leke Abegunrin, Thursday advised Nigerians to be security conscious ,avoid dangerous  areas during  Sallah celebration. Most Reverend Abegunrin gave the advice in a statement to felicitate with Muslims in Oyo state on the celebration of this year’s Eid el Kabir celebrations. The Archbishop in the statement personally signed by him Read More

Eid -el – kabir: Oyo CP tasks DPOs, Area Commanders on security

July 29, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state Police Command on Wednesday directed all the Divisional Police Officers, Area Commanders to beef up security in their jurisdictions for this year’s Eid el Kabir celebrations. The state Police Commisdioner,  CP Joe Nwanchukwu Enwonwu, gave the directive in a  statement made available to journalists in Ibadan  by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Lawrence Fadeyi. According to Read More