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The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Zamfara government calls for three days fasting over ‘Qur’an desecration’

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has called on Muslims to undertake three days fasting and offer special prayers to seek Allah’s punishment on those behind the desecration of the Holy Qur’an in the state.

Nigerian Navy begins enlistment for direct short service

The Nigerian Navy has commenced the enlistment of graduates and HND holders into the Direct Short Service Commission.

Kuwaiti fates less privileged Nigerians in 14 states

The Kuwaiti Embassy in Nigeria has said that less privileged Nigerians in 14 states across Nigeria benefited from its gesture of putting smile on the faces of Nigeria during celebrations.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank: Nigerians should apologise to former President Jonathan

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Nigerians, particularly those who worked against the re-election and sabotaged the former President Goodluck Jonathan to publicly tender an apology if the country must move forward.
Two million Muslims from around the world began gathering on Mount Arafat today

Arafat: 25,000 Nigerian pilgrims move to Makkah – NAHCON

No fewer than 25,000 Nigerian pilgrims have moved from Madinah to Makkah to begin various Hajj rites toward Arafat on Aug. 10.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Eid-el-Fitr: Governor Sanwo-Olu hosts Muslim community

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said that the Lagos State Public Works Corporation had been directed to immediately begin patching of potholes across the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday (12.00 midnight) join about 53 world leaders in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the opening of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).1

Presdiency: Why President Buhari attended OIC meeting and what he got for Nigeria

A presidential aide, Garba Shehu, has reacted to criticisms over President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest trip to Saudi Arabia for a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Governor Ganduje: No going back on gazetted new Kano emirate law

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said the Kano State Emirs (Appointment and Deposition) (Amendment) Law 2019 has already been gazetted; hence it will not be reversed.
The Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo-Yamusa III, on Monday advised Islamic preachers against inciting sermons that could provoke the people against one another.

Ramadan: Emir cautions clerics against inciting sermons

The Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo-Yamusa III, on Monday advised Islamic preachers against inciting sermons that could provoke the people against one another.
In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.

Polio: Lagos government to immunise children aged 0-5

In response to the discovery of environmental Polio Virus strains in Lagos State, the Lagos State Government will embark on House to House polio Immunisation for all children aged 0-five years, irrespective of the previous immunisation status.
Grand Mosque of Makkah

Sharia: Saudi clerics to train Nigerian judges, dons

A team of clerics from Makkah, Saudi Arabia, are in Nigeria to organize workshops for Shariah Court judges and lecturers of Islamic Studies in Nigeria Universities.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope hails Morocco on religious tolerance

Pope Francis has commended Moroccans for allowing people to practice their different religions, “especially Christians in peace without fear, intimidation or harassment”.
Pope Francis and King Mohammed VI walk on the Hassan Tower esplanade in Rabat, Morocco. (Ciro Fusco-EPA-EFE-Shutterstock)

Moroccans defy rain to welcome Pope

The people of Morocco on Saturday defied the heavy downpour to welcome Pope Francis to their country.
President Buhari receives in audience Imams and Senior Islamic Scholars from 36 States of Nigeria and FCT in State House on 29th Mar 2019 2

Imams, Islamic scholars urge President Buhari to wipe out terrorist activities in Nigeria

Imams and Senior Islamic scholars from the 36 states of the Federation at the FCT on Friday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to leave no stone unturned towards wiping out terrorists activities in the country.
President Buhari receives in audience Imams and Senior Islamic Scholars from 36 States of Nigeria and FCT in State House on 29th Mar 2019 4

President Buhari: Why I observe Juma’at at State House Mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari says his decision to observe the Juma’at prayers at the Presidential Villa and not the National Mosque in Abuja, is to prevent the constraints and inconveniences presidential movements may cause to the people.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari meets CAN leadership, Imams at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
An armed policeman stands guard as the burial ceremony of the victims of the mosque attacks takes place at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch, New Zealand March 20, 2019. REUTERS-Jorge Silva

New Zealand begins funerals for mosque shooting victims

The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch’s Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday.

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There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua targets Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder in 2020

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says a fight with Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder “has to happen in 2020”.

Suspected herdsmen ‘rape’ woman in Anambra

A middle aged woman whose name was given as Agnes Okekpe has been raped to comma by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ebenebe community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.

Onoriode Ehwariemi vows to win WBF title for Nigeria

Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.

UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Juventus women’s player Eni Aluko has said she felt discriminated against while in Turin and was treated like former Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar when walking through an airport.

Eniola Aluko: I was treated like a drug baron while at Juventus

Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.