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Governor Ambode commends religious leaders of their contributions towards development

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, has extolled the contributions of religious groups towards the development of the State.

Lagos govt to count religious centres

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has directed the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council to conduct an enumeration of religious centres across the state.

Islamic scholars call on govts to instutionalise zakat

Some academic and religious scholars have advised states and the federal government to institutionalise payment of Zakat by wealthy Muslims as effective weapon in the fight against poverty.

1,353 Lagos State pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia for hajj

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, says 1,353 pilgrims from the state have been transported to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 hajj.

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