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The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in the kingdom said on Friday.
Turkey is to impose its first nationwide lockdown before Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased.
Muslims in Gombe State joined their counterparts around the world Tuesday in celebrating the Eid al-Fitr festival, bringing to an end the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
The Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State says it has suspended all activities lined up to mark the forthcoming Eid-Al-fitr Sallah celebrations scheduled to commence next week.
Muslims around the world are preparing for the commencement of the holy period of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month as per the Islamic dating system, i.e. the Hijri calendar.
More than a year before the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on Sunday.
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie called Sunday for a larger focus on conflict prevention rather than responding to its repercussions, during a visit to Iraq with the UN refugee agency.
Food vendors at parks and some recreational centres in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday said they recorded low sale in spite of the large turnout of fun seekers.
No fewer than twenty persons have been confirmed killed after an explosion in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.
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Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti’s faith in Dominic Calvert-Lewin has helped unlock the forward’s potential in the Premier League this season, former England captain Wayne Rooney said.
Bayern Munich expect to be without rising star Alphonso Davies for up to eight weeks after he tore ankle ligaments early in Saturday’s 5-0 rout of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on Sunday called for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding last week’s shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate, Lagos.
Rapper and fashion mogul Kanye West claimed that rather than just buying his masters, he plans on buying the American global music corporation, Universal Music Group.
In enforcing the 48-hour curfew imposed by the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, to stem the activities of hoodlums in the state, some soldiers on Saturday reportedly forced a medical doctor, Raphael Onyemekehia, to swim in a pool of muddy water along the Effurun-Warri Road in Uvwie Local Government Area of the state.
The inability of government officials to write convincing memos that could be approved for release of funds by Gov. Abdullahi Sule is affecting nutrition intervention programmes in Nasarawa State.
Men of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Command of the Nigeria Police Force has foiled an attempt by some youths to break into a warehouse at the Arts and Culture building in Area 10, Garki.
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has revealed he is not under pressure to step into the shoes of Leicester City’s number one striker Jamie Vardy.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane had an ice pack on his leg after he was substituted in the second half against Ajax.
Following the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on the residents of Ekiti by the Ekiti State Government, the Police Command there on Tuesday announced ban on all forms of protest in the state.