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The Saudi Arabia government has approved the re-opening of Masjid Al Nabawi, Madinah gradually from Sunday 31 May with precautionary measures.

Saudi Arabia reopens Madinah mosque from Sunday

The Saudi Arabia government has approved the re-opening of Masjid Al Nabawi, Madinah gradually from Sunday 31 May with precautionary measures.

Edo guber: We don’t want bloodshed – cleric

The Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, Abdufatah Enabulele, says the people of Edo State do not want bloodshed during the upcoming party primaries and governorship election.

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.
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Senegalese return to mosques after restrictions eased

Some Senegalese mosques opened their doors on Friday after the government eased coronavirus restrictions, but others judged the rate of infection too high and stayed shut.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC may not alter dates on conduct of Edo, Ondo elections

Despite speculation, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) offered no hint of an intention to adjust timetable for the conduct of governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.
No fewer than 29 worshippers including a pastor and an Islamic have been arrested by the police operatives in Lagos for flouting the Federal Government directive against congregational worship.

Pastor, Imam, 27 others arrested for flouting lockdown order

No fewer than 29 worshippers including a pastor and an Islamic have been arrested by the police operatives in Lagos for flouting the Federal Government directive against congregational worship.

Kogi medical doctors reject salary cut

Members of the Kogi State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have vowed not to accept the proposed cutting of salaries of its members and other healthcare workers by the Kogi Government.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun records two new coronavirus cases

The Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, who disclosed this in a statement in Osogbo on Sunday, noted that the two new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, (NCDC) last night.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ogun doctors begin three-day warning strike amid coronavirus

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti names chairman, corps commander, other board members for Amotekun

Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Sunday, approved the appointment of members of the Governing Board of the Ekiti State Security Network Agency (Amotekun Corps).
The Grand Mosque in Mecca is usually at its busiest during Ramadan as it attracts more than 1 million worshipers every year. Image Credit: REUTERS

Saudi: Holy Mosques to open for Muslims soon

Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, on Tuesday gave glad tidings to the faithful, with his reassuring words: “Days would come (soon) when worshipers return to the Two Holy Mosques.”

Lagos, Abuja arrest Imams for violating lockdown order

No fewer than four Islamic clerics have been arrested in Lagos State and Federal Capital Territory Abuja for violating the Federal Government-ordered lockdown in the two cities.
A group, Kofar Gayan Lowcost Community Development Association, has criticised the sacking of the Imam of Abubakar Mahmood Gumi Mosque, Lowcost, Zaria, Abubakar Sarki-Aminu, for complying with the lockdown and social-distance order.

lmam: Why Muslims In Delta defiled lockdown directive

The Imam in charge of the Ekakpamre Community Mosque, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, Muhammadu Young Okotie has given reasons why Muslims in the area defiled the lockdown directive of the state government last Friday.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun launches coronavirus mobile testing boot

Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has advised Nigerians to exercise restraint in accepting and disseminating information on alleged maltreatment of Nigerians and by extension Africans living in China.

Nigeria draws red line with China over coronavirus discrimination

The Federal Government said yesterday it has drawn the red line with China over allegations of continued racial discrimination against blacks and Africans, particularly Nigerians, resident in Guangzhou Province and other parts of the country.
A group, Kofar Gayan Lowcost Community Development Association, has criticised the sacking of the Imam of Abubakar Mahmood Gumi Mosque, Lowcost, Zaria, Abubakar Sarki-Aminu, for complying with the lockdown and social-distance order.

Group criticises sack of Imam for respecting lockdown order

A group, Kofar Gayan Lowcost Community Development Association, has criticised the sacking of the Imam of Abubakar Mahmood Gumi Mosque, Lowcost, Zaria, Abubakar Sarki-Aminu, for complying with the lockdown and social-distance order.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country. 5

NSCIA suspends Ramadan lectures, congregational prayers

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has ordered the suspension of annual Tafsir sessions and congregational Tarawih prayers during the upcoming Ramadan in various mosques to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Ekiti may extend lockdown again over new coronavirus case – governor

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Saturday said there may be another extension of the current lockdown following the discovery of a new case of COVID-19 in the state.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.