Maja Sirdin echoes Keffi emir’s Sallah message on unity

August 15, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Maja Sirdin Keffi, Alhaji Mohammed Bashir Basha has echoed the message of the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Yamusa III, who harped on love and unity among Muslim faithful in the country, saying no development could take place without harmony. Basha said the emir’s message was timely and decisive, reminding all Muslims and believers of other religions to love Read More

Strange Sallah memories

August 15, 2019 Editorial III 0

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama This year’s Eid el-Adha celebrations were unique. Unlike those years when I was carefree to celebrate such a festive period amidst friends, brothers, sisters and relatives, this year there was no holiday for me. I just imagined how the merriments would have felt like. But Read More

Jubilation in Bama as natives celebrate Sallah in 5 year

August 13, 2019 Editor 0

The Shehu of Bama Kingdom of Borno State, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has expressed delight after his people joined the rest of the world to mark the first Eid-el-Kabir celebration in his domains. According to the monarch, this was the first time in almost five years the community partook in the religious feast celebrated across the globe by all Muslims. Read More

Eid-el kabir: Lawmaker harps on sacrifice, patriotism

August 12, 2019 Editorial III 0

A lawmaker representing Gombi/ Hong federal constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Yusuf captain Buba, has joined  other political leaders in the country to felicitates with president Muhammadu Buhari and the entire Muslim ummah for successful sallah celebrations. Buba who is the chairman House committee on foreign affairs stated this Monday in yola in his sallah message to the people Read More

Sallah: Ortom tasks faithful on peace, unity

August 11, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Sunday urged Muslims in the state to intensify prayers for the unity and peace of the country as they celebrate this year’s Eid elKabir. The governor in a Sallah message signed by his chief press secretary, Terver Akase, said there was no alternative to peace “as it is only in an atmosphere devoid of Read More

Sallah: Nasarawa gov sues for peaceful co-existence

August 11, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state Sunday called on Muslims and other Nigerians to live up to the highest ideals of their religious beliefs. The governor, who made the call in his Sallah message in Gudi, Akwanga local government area of the state, urged citizens to live in peace and harmony with adherents of other faiths. He said the country Read More

Ishaku urges Tarabans to reconcile with one another

August 11, 2019 Editorial III 0

Taraba state governor Arch Darius Ishaku on Sunday urged the people of the state to use the opportunity of this year’s Eid el-Kabir to reconcile with friends, neighbours and to re-dedicate ourselves to the pursuit of peace “which is the most critical need of the state.” Ishaku, who made the call in Jalingo in a live broadcast to mark this Read More

Sallah: With N5m, Borno Gov sends bulls, food stuffs to IDPs

August 11, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno state has released N5 million for the purchase of bulls to be distributed to Borno Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in order for them to celebrate the Eid el Kabir festival. The Govenror also provided 2,500 bags of semolina, 750 bags of rice, 1500 spaghetti and vegetable oil to the IDPs through the State Emergency Read More

Barka da Sallah

August 10, 2019 Editor 0

Sunday, Nigerian Muslims will join millions of other faithful all over the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. It is the major festival in the Islamic calendar. Its significance is rooted in the spirit of sacrifice and selflessness as demonstrated by Prophet Ibrahim (AS) who was commanded by the Almighty Allah to offer his only son, Ishmael, as a sacrificial Read More

Eid-El-Maulud: FG declares Friday public holiday

November 29, 2017 Blueprint 0

The federal government has declared Friday December 1, 2017 as Public Holiday to mark the Eid-El-Maulud Celebration. Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use the Eid-El-Maulud celebration to pray for peace, progress and unity of the nation. A statement signed Read More