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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor receives report on Ruga settlements

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herdsmen and boost economic activities.
Mujahid Asari Dokubo

Asari Dokubo: Nyesom Wike, Rotimi Amaechi singled-out Rivers mosque for demolition — video

Asari Dokubo, former Niger Delta militant leader, has described the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, as a liar, following his denial of demolishing a mosque in Port Harcourt.

Kano government vows to sue Rivers governor over ‘demolition of mosque’

Kano state government has vowed to institute a legal action against the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike over the demolition of Rainbow Town Central Mosque located at the Trans-Amadi Area of Port Harcourt.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described as ‘unfortunate’ the claim that he ordered demolition of a mosque in Port Harcourt, saying that the false report was planted by mischief makers to create disaffection.

No mosque demolished in Port Harcourt – Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has described as ‘unfortunate’ the claim that he ordered demolition of a mosque in Port Harcourt, saying that the false report was planted by mischief makers to create disaffection.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Imam cautions Nigerians against needless demands from government officials

Nigerians should refrain from making personal demands from elected or appointed government officials, as such demands are often beyond what the officials could afford without breaching the law, a top Muslim cleric said on Friday.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Nigeria to allow detained Shi’ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad

A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi’ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests calling for his release turned violent last month.
Qatar Charity Foundation

Qatari foundation to enroll 100 orphans in school

100 orphans from across the country are to be enrolled in a school built and to be commissioned today by the Qatar Charity Foundation.

Kano Hisbah arrest four over ‘Facebook’ wedding

Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcement agency said had mocked Islam.

Shots fired at mosque in Spain’s Ceuta

Two masked gunmen on a motorbike fired shots on Monday at a mosque in the Spanish territory of Ceuta on the northern coast of Africa, local officials said.

Applicant arraigned for allegedly stealing phone in airport mosque

The police on Friday arraigned an applicant, Yusuf Babaringin, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing a cell phone from a Mosque in the Departure Hall of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja.
Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, taking his Oath of Office as the 15th Governor of the State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, on Wednesday

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We will use religious bodies to propagate government policies, activities

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday said his administration will use Churches and Mosque to propagate government policies and activities because government cannot to it alone.

Gunman attacks Muslims during Ramadan prayers in London

Shots were heard by Muslims while they were at the Seven Kings Mosque in Ilford for evening prayer late on Thursday. This was after a masked man gained entry into the mosque on High Road. He started firing after he was made to leave.
Abayomi Nurain Mumuni

Security expert gives tips on protection of mosques during Ramadan

A renowned security expert, Ambassador Abayomi Nurain Mumuni, has called on Nigerian Muslims to remain conscious of their safety at public functions as they observe their religious rites during the holy month of Ramadan.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: I know the weight of responsibility I carry

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said he will not let Nigerians down in providing effective and result-oriented leadership that safeguards and ensures a better life for citizens, assuring that he is conscious of the weight of responsibility on his shoulders.

How gunmen abducted President Buhari’s in-law in Daura

A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, was abducted by four gunmen who stormed his residence in the ancient city last night.
Prince William and Imam Gamal Fouda speak at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on April 26, 2019.

In Pictures: Prince William visits Christchurch massacre mosques

Britain’s Prince William has visited a mosque in New Zealand where 42 people were killed in March, saying “the forces of love will always prevail over the forces of hate.
Indonesia Joko Widodo

As Indonesia president heads for poll win, police warn on security

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday appeared on course for a second term, based on unofficial vote counts and in spite of the objections of his rival, state news agency reported.

After 20-year reign, Abdelaziz Bouteflika leaves Algeria with uncompleted $1.3 billion mosque

Algeria’s Abdelaziz Bouteflika may be gone, but his unfinished Great Mosque of Algiers looms large as a symbol of his 20-year reign and, many say, his megalomania.

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50 shops razed in Jos market fire

No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Etsu Nupe on double celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

Bayelsa PDP crisis: Ex-ward chairmen rallies support for Senator Ewrudjakpo

Former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the across the 105 wards in the state under the aegis of Patriots have condemned in very strong terms the continued attack on the person of the Senator representing West Senatorial District, Senator Lawrence Ewrudjakpo over his nomination as the running mate to the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri in the November 16 governorship election.
Elvis Omoiro

Senator Omo-Agege calls for “thorough investigation” on Buhari, APC supporter’s attack

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.

Neymar: ‘Personal reasons’ behind desire to quit Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar claimed he can handle hostility from Paris Saint-Germain fans and "personal reasons" were behind his desire to quit the club.