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Trading resumed on the Nigerian Exchange on Friday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with growth of N25 billion.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to continue to safeguard the nation’s territorial integrity against any form of threat.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently act on the requests recently made by the Southern Governors Forum as a way to curb rising insecurity in the country.
The Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has called on President Muhammad Buhari to show more seriousness over the worsening security challenges facing Nigerians in order to douse the tension across the country.
The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, yesterday asked Muslims in the country to use the opportunity of the celebration of Eid-el-Fitr, to assist the needy in society.
As Muslims celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Fitr, to mark the end of #Ramadan, Governor Ifeanyi #Ugwuanyi of #Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to take advantage of the occasion to reflect soberly and intensify prayers for the peace, security, unity and progress of the country.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Alkali Usman, yesterday ordered a nationwide deployment of police officers and other operational assets of the force to ensure tight security ahead of Eid-el-Fitr celebration and beyond.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged Muslims in the state and across the country to continue on the path of spirituality and peaceful co-existence.
The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has lamented that the country was indeed in a deep trying time following the recent burglary incident in the Aso Rock residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has said it’s time for Nigerians to pray and seek God’s face on the issue of insecurity ravaging the country.
Olasunkanmi Tegbe, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Oyo State in 2019, has distributed about 5,000 packed food stuffs to the less privileged for Eid el-Fitr celebration.
The Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South South Geo-Political zone, has said that the commemoration of the Eid-el-Fitr celebration is a unique opportunity for Nigeria to renew its past with destiny.
The Katsina Emirate Council has cancelled Sallah Durbar, popularly called ‘Hawan-Sallah’.
The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Tuesday, said it had deployed 1,855 officers and men to the streets of the 18 local government areas of the state to provide adequate security before, during, after the Eid el Fitri celebration.
The NSCIA said: “The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) – under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni – wishes to inform the Nigerian Muslim Ummah that there was no proven report of the sighting of the crescent of Shawwal, 1442 AH on the 29th of Ramadan, 1442 AH.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has tasked Nigerians, especially Muslims, on peaceful co-existence with other Nigerians and prayer to overcome the country’s challenges, at this period of Eid-el-Fitr.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has deployed 1,855 personnel to beef up security during the Eid-el-fitr celebrations.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has advised passengers and airport users to abide by all the laid down COVID-19 protocols while using the airports.
The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it has deployed 1,000 personnel for the Eid-el-Fitri celebration.
Ahead of the Muslim Eid-fitri celebration, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Commissioner, Mr. Bala Ciroma, yesterday ordered patrols across the territory.
Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has not been paid his wages by the Nigeria Football Federation for six months.
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 424 premises, comprising 99 pharmacies and 325 patent medicine shops, during an enforcement exercise in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
One of the most disconsolately heart-rending sports news from last year was the sudden passing away of Kobe Bryant, the American professional basketball player, the shooting guard, who spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
No fewer than 25 rape cases were recorded in Enugu State from January to March 2021, the Centre Manager, Tamar Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Tamar SARC), Mrs Evelyn Onah, said.
Achraf Hakimi believes that Inter can create a dynasty of domestic and international success under Antonio Conte's guidance, after they ended Juventus' decade-long reign at the Serie A summit.
A USAID funded project, Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) project, has held a dialogue session with the military, police, civil society organizations (CSOs), government, media, and other stakeholders as part of its dialogue series aimed at strengthening collaboration for safeguarding civic space in Nigeria.
The Lagos State Government has said it would investigate allegations of medical negligence levelled against Premier Specialist Medical Centre, Victoria Island, leading to the death of Peju Ugboma, a chef.
Chelsea’s manager Thomas Tuchel has expressed confidence his side can defeat Manchester City to win the Champions League final.
Israeli troops massed at Gaza’s border on Thursday and Palestinian militants pounded Israel with rockets in intense hostilities that have caused international concern and touched off clashes between Jews and Arabs in Israel.