Eid el Fitr: CAN Celebrates With Nigerian Muslims

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has felicitated with the leadership of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and all Muslims in the country as they celebrate this year’s Ramadan. In a congratulatory message issued on Thursday by the General Secretary, Daramola Bade Joseph, CAN prayed that the aftermath of this year’s Ramadan will usher in peace and unity into the country. “We are not unaware that your fasting was in obedience to the divine directive: ‘O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it…

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Diezani Alison Madueke Case: EFCC Recovered $153m, 80 Properties

Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke As the ongoing case between the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke rages on, the newly appointed Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, has disclosed that the agency has recovered $153 million from Alison-Madueke. That was not all, Bawa added that the EFCC also recovered the final forfeiture of over 80 properties in Nigeria valued at about $80 million from the minister, who has been living in the United Kingdom (UK) since she…

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NSCDC Deploys 1,750 Personnel In Kano For Eid-El-Fitr

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it has deployed 1,750 personnel in Kano State, to facilitate a hitch-free Eid el Fitr festivity across the state. This is contained in a statement issued by ASC Ibrahim Abdullahi, the spokesman of the command on Tuesday. The statement said that tactical operational personnel would be deployed to Eid praying grounds and recreational centres in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state. It said the corps emergency response unit and medical team were also equipped for effective disaster management and response…

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FRSC Corps Marshal Oyeyemi Felicitates With Muslims Eid El Fitr

Having successfully completed of the 2021 Ramadan fasting by Muslims in Nigeria snd across the world, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion of Eid el Fitr to mark the event. He used the occasion to also stress the need to sustain the spirits of love, kindness and unity demonstrated in the holy month beyond the celebration. Oyeyemi in his Eid el Fitr message commended the Muslim faithful for adhering strictly to the Islamic injunctions by…

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Insecurity: Even State House Abuja Not Safe As Robbers Visit Chief Of Staff To President Buhari

Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari whose residence at the Presidential Villa, Abuja that was visited by armed robbers The worsening insecurity situation in the country is making all manners of criminal activities possible as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, sadly confirmed what he called “a foolish attempt” to burgle the residence of the Chief of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He claimed that the incident, which…

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FG Reintroduces Curfew, Restriction On Mass Gatherings, Others Over COVID-19

The Federal Government has re-introduced a nationwide 12:00a.m. to 4:00a.m. curfew as part of efforts to curtail further spread of the rampaging coronavirus (COVID-19). The move may not be unconnected with what is happening in India, Brazil and Turkey where the virus is killing people in their thousands. The National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed, disclosed this at a press briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 in Abuja. He said the curfew would take effect from midnight on Monday, May 10. He also said with effect from Tuesday May…

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Eid-El-Fitr: FG Declares Wednesday & Thursday Public Holidays

Nigeria’s Minister of Interior and former governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola To allow Muslim faithful in Nigeria to celebrate this year’s Aid el Fitr celeberation, the Federal Government has declared Wednesday and Thursday as Public Holidays. Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, in a statement made available to the media stated that the Minister of Interior and former governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, while making the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and called on all…

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Finally, Mbaka Begs Catholic Church, Bishop For Forgiveness

Rev. Fr Ejike Mbaka is a priest of the Catholic Church At long last, the Spiritual Director (SD) of the Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr Ejike Mbaka has publicly apologised to the Catholic Church and Bishop Callistus Onaga for the unruly behaviour of his adherents in Enugu following rumours of his ‘disappearance’. It would be recalled that the members and worshippers of the ministry had marched around Enugu, last Wednesday May 5, demanding the whereabouts of their priest, Fr. Mbaka, who was feared to have been abducted allegedly…

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30 People Dead After Deadly Terrorist Attack Near Afghan School

Reports have it that a blast close to a secondary school in Kabul, the Afghan capital has left at least 30 people dead and dozens more injured, officials have said. The explosion took place as students were leaving the building on Saturday, with pictures on social media showing abandoned school bags in the street. Most of those hurt were girls, a ministry of education spokeswoman said. No-one has admitted carrying out the attack in Dasht-e-Barchi – an area often hit by Sunni Islamist militants. The neighbourhood is home to many…

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