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President Buhari to mark Eid prayers with family at home

President Muhammadu Buhari will observe the Eid El-Kabir prayers with his family at home, just as he did during the Eid El-Fitr a little over two months ago, Senior Presidential Media Aide, Garba Shehu, said in a statement on Wednesday.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has directed the state’s Commodity, Marketing and Distribution Board to take charge of supplying foodstuff for the boarding secondary school feeding scheme to guarantee its quality.

Zamfara distributes over 5,000 rams, 993 cows as Eid-el-Kabir palliatives

The Zamfara Government has began the distribution of 5,667 rams and 993 cows as Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) palliatives to various categories of people in the state.
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Trading resumes after Eid-el-Fitr celebration with 0.07% growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.
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Zamfara, federal governments to engage 70,000 youths in mining

No fewer than 70,000 youths are expected to be gainfully employed by both the Federal Government and the Zamfara Government in mining activities in the state.
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Eid-el-Fitr: CAN lauds Muslims over compliance with coronavirus directives

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State Chapter, has commended Muslims in the state for complying with government directives on Eid-el-Fitr celebration amidst COVID-19.

NAF trains 94 special forces, 35 personnel

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Bello Matawalle

Zamfara to engage 700 youths in community policing

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, on Sunday, announced his administration’s readiness to train and engage about 700 youths in community policing across the state.

Eid-el-fitr: Moslems defy early morning downpour to offer prayers in Minna

Muslim faithful today in Minna, Niger state capital, defied the heavy downpour to offer the congregational Eid-el-fitr prayers at the Minna Central mosque just as the downpour also forced them to ignore the social distancing order by the government.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has warned police officers and men to shun unprofessionalism while enforcing restriction orders to check spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Eid-el-Fitri: Police chief urges Muslims to celebrate in most responsible manner

Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, the Commissioner of Police of Enugu, has urged Muslim faithful to go about the Eid-el-Fitri celebration in the most responsible manner and following the physical restriction order.

NMA demands special hazard, risk allowances from Ekiti government

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Ekiti chapter, has demanded the approval of special hazard and risk allowance for medical doctors operating in the state from Governor Kayode Fayemi.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has commended the patience and understanding displayed by the Muslim faithful in observing Ramadhan fast and celebrating this year’s Sallah under quarantine conditions.

Eid al-Fitr: Kaduna governor commends patience, understanding of Muslims over coronavirus

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has commended the patience and understanding displayed by the Muslim faithful in observing Ramadhan fast and celebrating this year’s Sallah under quarantine conditions.

Imam bars worshippers from mosque in Nasarawa

Imam Khalud Ibrahim of JIWIS Central Mosque, Gudi in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State on Sunday sent out worshippers without face masks from the Mosque during prayers to celebrate the Eid-el-fitr.

Eid-el-Fitr: FCT minister urges Muslims to pray for quick end of coronavirus pandemic

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minster Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has congratulated Muslim faithful in the nation’s capital for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast and he has wished them a pleasant and joyous Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.

Yobe governor felicitates with Muslim faithful, calls for more players

Yobe State Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has on Sunday congratulated Muslim faithful for successful completion of the one month, Ramadan, fast and call for more prayers for the state and country at large.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Eid-el-Filtri: Benue governor calls for sustained fight against coronavirus

Governor Samuel Ortom had urged Muslims in Benue State to continue to observe COVID-19 protocol to prevent the spread of the disease as they mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Eid-El Fitr: Bauch governor urges Muslims to emulate Prophet Muhammad

The Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has enjoined Muslim Faithfuls in the state to emulate prophet Muhammad by making sacrifices for the benefit of the less privileged members of the society as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-fitr.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari: Coronavirus has affected spiritual, social, economic lives of Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday lamented that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on people’s spiritual, social and economic lives.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Nigerian Muslims for concluding this year’s Ramadan fast and marking Eid-el-Fitr peacefully.

Eid-el-Fitr: Speaker Gbajabiamila greets Muslims, urges prayers against coronavirus

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated Nigerian Muslims for concluding this year’s Ramadan fast and marking Eid-el-Fitr peacefully.
Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Thursday rescued eight kidnap victims during an operation in the state capital.

Eid-el Fitr: NSCDC deploys 1,000 personnel in Jigawa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa Command, has said it has deployed 1,000 personnel to ensure hitch-free Eid-el Fitr celebration in the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed the index case of Covid -19 in the state, saying it is not a death sentence.

Eid-el-Fitr: Delta governor felicitates with Muslims

As Nigerian Muslims join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent amessage of felicitations to Muslims in the state and country on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC deploys 1,300 personnel, vows to combat overloading in Lagos

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Command, said it has deployed 1,300 of its personnel to ensure safety on the roads during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
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Eid-el-Fitr: NLC cautions governments, employers not to cut workers salaries

As Muslims in Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the Eid el Fitr today, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has cautioned employers of labour that the holiday is not the time to arbitrarily cut down salaries of workers or deny workers their means of livelihood.

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