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Emmanuel Yawe, the National Publicity Secretary of the forum said in a statement issued Friday that the forum prayed for the blessings of Allah as the portion of all Muslims and Nigerians during the festive period.
As the eighth-day Fidau prayer for former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State was held in Ibadan yesterday, an Islamic Cleric, Sheik Muideen Ajani Bello, has said the widow of the deceased, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, will have to observe the mandatory 130 days in widowhood.
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 Catholic Church in Rivers State on Friday asked its members to stay safe and observe Easter Sunday at home.
The Rivers State Government has temporarily relaxed the restrictions on large religious gatherings to enable Christians carry out their religious obligations during the Easter Period.
University of Ibadan directs students to vacate campus, hostels, orders closure of primary, secondary...
As people across the globe continue to panic and employing safety strategies in curtailing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, the authorities of the University of Ibadan have directed students of the institution to vacate the campus.
At the Public Hearing on the Amotekun Corps bill by the Oyo State House of Assembly, the representative of the Muslim Community Oyo State, Prof. Abideen Olaiya, noted that the Amotekun should not be used to settle political scores.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akederedolu and the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria on Monday said there was no religious undertone in Operation Amotekun.
Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State, on Saturday, admonished Nigerians to live harmoniously irrespective of religious belief and faith.
Sultan of Sokoto and Present-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims in the six states in the South West of Nigeria not to take the law into their hands as they pursue the use of hijabs by Muslim female students in primary and secondary schools in the zone.
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.
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, stressing that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over in the state.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has advised Muslim faithful across the country to place the national interest above personal gains.
A professor of Islamic studies at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Sulaiman Jamiu, has described the statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Fulanisation of Nigeria and Islamisation of Africa as in inciting.
Community leaders in Michika, Adamawa, appealed to Nigerian Army to deploy more troops and armoured tanks to the town to enhance security.
Religious leaders from all the states in the South-west region have thrown their weight behind the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Samson Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to immediately overhaul the security apparatus of the country.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State Sunday resolved to bury their hatchets and they endorsed the second term ambition of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Godfrey Oboabona put in a good shift in Dinamo Batumi’s 4-0 triumph over FC Chikhura by accounting for an assist.
A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, says societal values have disintegrated to the extent that online fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo boys’ have become role models in Nigerian society.
Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.
Medical doctors in Ondo State, under the auspices of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners, have suspended their industrial action.
The Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says those who got “emergency contracts” are scared of the ongoing forensic audit.
The nominees for the Premier League’s Young Player of the Year award have been named and it is unsurprising to see the list dominated by Manchester United stars.
Ex-Fulham and Queens Park Rangers striker, Leroy Rosenior, says Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, can only get better after his impressive performance for the Foxes in the 2019/20 English Premier League season.
Beirut-based Nigerian footballer Ifeanyi Vincent says he would have loved to return to the country after the explosion that rocked the Lebanon capital on Tuesday, but is afraid of getting stuck if he travels down.