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Emir Sanusi: Tackle poverty, birth rate to end Boko Haram

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.

Eid-el-Kabir: Governor Ugwuanyi at mosque, urges special prayers for President Buhari, others

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.

Mother-of-seven loses marriage for refusing to practise husband’s religion

A 41-year-old mother of seven, Rachael Olayiwola, on Tuesday in Lagos had her 21-year-old marriage dissolved on religious grounds.

Remains of ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie laid to rest in Katsina

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.

Killings: Cleric wants federal government to fish out, prosecute perpetrators

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.

2019: Muslim community endorses Governor Ugwuanyi for second term

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 agog as NAF chief Abubakar’s son weds ex-Governor Yuguda’s daughter

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.

Herdsman docked in Benue for openly grazing cattle

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.

Lagos judiciary commences Golden Jubilee legal year Monday

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 judiciary set to begin new legal year on October 9

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.

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