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One of Nigeria’s leading and respected Islamic figures on Tuesday renewed calls to tackle endemic poverty and rapid population growth to help end deadly Boko Haram violence.
Enugu State governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday joined the Muslim community in Enugu at the Central Mosque, Owerri Road, to celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, calling for special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other leaders in the country.
A 41-year-old mother of seven, Rachael Olayiwola, on Tuesday in Lagos had her 21-year-old marriage dissolved on religious grounds.
The remains of the former Inspector General of Police (IG) and Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie, were Friday laid to rest in Katsina amidst eulogies.
Malam Bashir Yankuzu, Chief Imam of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Central Mosque, has called on the Federal Government to fish out and prosecute those responsible for the killings of innocent Nigerians.
Some Muslims in Enugu State on Friday endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwunayi for a second term in office for promoting peace, security, national unity and good governance in the state.
Bauchi town went agog Saturday as Capt. Nasir Saddique, son of Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, and Hauwa Isa Yuguda, daughter of former Governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Isa Yuguda, were joined in holy matrimony.
The Police on Thursday arraigned a 20-year-old cattle herder, Ibrahim Yau, at a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for alleged criminal conspiracy and open grazing.
The Lagos State Judiciary will commence activities for the 2017/2018 Golden Jubilee New Legal Year with religious services to be held simultaneously on Monday.
Lagos State Judiciary is set to begin its 2017/2018 Golden Jubilee Legal Year on Oct. 9 following recent appointment of new Acting Chief Judge, Justice Opeyemi Oke, for the state.
Sokoto State House of Assembly has accepted the resignation of the Deputy Governor, Ahmad Aliyu.
Malaysia will file additional charges against wife of Former Prime Minister Najib Razak, the Anti-graft Agency said on Wednesday.
The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has flagged off construction work on the state’s West Africa Advanced Teachers’ Continuous Training College.
Traditional rulers in Cross River Shave cautioned the Igbos resident in the state against creating the position of Eze Ndi Igbo (the king of the Igbos) in the state, as that would amount to “creating a kingdom where they are not empowered by the law to do so.”
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will, on Wednesday afternoon, meet with prominent Igbo leaders from the five states of the of the South East.
Tottenham Hotspur full-back, Kieran Trippier, has withdrawn from the England squad for matches against the United States and Croatia due to a groin injury, the Football Association said on Tuesday.
Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has appointed Dr Hadiza Balarabe, his running mate for the 2019 governorship election, as his new senior adviser-counsellor.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named by Gabon coach Daniel Cousin for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at home to Mali.
Nigeria’s men and women teams at the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup have both progressed to their respective quarter-finals following very similar results in the first rounds.
A Jos Court of Appeal (COA) on Tuesday sentenced a middle-aged man Jibril Idrisa, to death by hanging for killing his aged father over N56,000.00 being proceeds from the sale of Guinea Corn.