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Eid El Fitr
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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, Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated Nigerian Muslims for concluding this year’s Ramadan fast and marking Eid-el-Fitr peacefully.
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.
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), Lagos State Command, said it has deployed 1,300 of its personnel to ensure safety on the roads during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
Buckingham Palace announced the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, his Royal Highness Prince Philip in the early hours of Today.
The Police in Lagos say they have arrested a 50-year-old man over the ‘sudden death’ of his girlfriend, one Enobong Udoh, 38.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, says it foiled a jailbreak attempt by inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) facility, Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has called on bureaux de change (BDCs) directors to improve on their corporate governance responsibilities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Barely two days after gunmen killed one person at Ikyaior village in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State, gunmen Wednesday night killed four persons in separate attacks in the area.