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Ekiti guber: Church thanks Governor Fayose for picking its member as PDP’s deputy governorship...

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has thanked Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State for choosing one their active members as the Deputy Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the July 14, 2018 election in the State.

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.

Sallah: Dangote Foundation gives food items to 500 Muslims in Ebonyi

The Dangote Foundation, a Non Governmental Organisation, on Saturday distributed food items to 500 Muslims in Ebonyi to Mark the eid-el-fitr celebrations.

President Buhari: I’ll continue to ensure justice in governance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday participated in the closing of 2018 Ramadan Tafsir (lecture) with a pledge to continue to ensure justice in governance so that he could meet his creator with confidence hereafter.

Governor El-Rufai commends IGP Ibrahim Idris for his performance

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, Thursday commended the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, for his professional conduct, saying he is doing an excellent job.

Kidnappers, cattle rustlers spread fear in Kaduna

A spate of kidnappings for ransom in the Birnin Gwari district of northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state has left residents afraid to even leave their homes.

Chief Imam: Politicians exploiting ‘Almajiris’

The Chief Imam, University of Abuja, Prof. Taofiq Abdulazeez, has berated politicians for sustaining the millions of Almajiri children in the North for selfish political gains.

Naval chief urges Nigerians to pray for troops fighting insurgency in Northeast

The Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, has called on Nigerians to pray for troops in the front line fighting the insurgents in the Northeast and other criminals in the country.

At Ramadan tafsir, cleric thanks Allah for healing Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday joined Muslim faithful at a mosque located inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for the Ramadan Tafsir — the translation and explanation of the Holy Quran.

Sultan Abubakar, General Dambazau, others bid Sheik Isiyaku Rabi’u farewell

Thousands of people including the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, attended the funeral prayer of Kano businessman, late Sheik Isiyaku Rabi’u on Friday in Kano.

Those against your re-election behind killings – Emir tells President Buhari

The Emir of Katsina, Dr. Abdulmumini Kabiru Usman, yesterday, said those against President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term re-election were behind the current killings and insecurity bedevilling the country.

Katsina central mosque chief Imam dies at 95

The family spokesman, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmed, who confirmed the death to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that their father died after a prolong sickness.

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.

FCT residents describe good neighbours as antidote to insecurity

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday stressed the need to sustain their neighbourly ties, while describing good neighbourliness as an antidote to insecurity.

Governor Abubakar presides over marriage of physically-challenged orphan

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi on Friday gave out a 20 year-old physically-challenged spinster, Hauwa Muazu, in marriage to Mr Shehu Idris, a staff of the Specialists’ Hospital, Bauchi.

Bank robbery: Offa Muslim community holds special prayer

The Muslim Community in Offa, Kwara, on Sunday organised a special prayer to ward-off unforeseen calamity and to attract unity, peace and socio-economic development into the community.

Alimosho residents commend Governor Ambode for roads rehabilitation

Some clerics and residents of Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State on Tuesday commended Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for massive road projects that have brought rapid development to the area.

Police confirm release of kidnapped Chief Imam

The Police Command in Kebbi State has confirmed the release of the Chief Imam of Senchi in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state, Alhaji Mode Senchi.

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