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The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has condemned any attempt to pay the legislators of the 9th National Assembly a whopping sum of 19.8 billion naira as welcome package.

Arewa CF, Governor El’Rufai facilitate with Muslims, urge peace

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.
Mrs Florence Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi’s wife will observe 130 days as widow – Islamic cleric

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.

Eid al-Fitr: Kaduna governor commends patience, understanding of Muslims over coronavirus

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.
This was contained in a letter addressed to all priests signed by Camillus Etokudoh, the Bishop of Port-Harcourt Diocese.

Rivers: Catholic Church asks members to observe Easter Sunday at home

The Catholic Church in Rivers State on Friday asked its members to stay safe and observe Easter Sunday at home.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers relaxes restrictions for Easter celebrations, others

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.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

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.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Don’t use Amotekun to settle political scores – Muslim community

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.

Gunmen kill 24 in attack on Burkina Faso church

Gunmen killed 24 people, including a pastor, in an attack on a church during Sunday mass in northwestern Burkina Faso, four security sources said on Monday.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun has no religious coloration

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akederedolu and the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria on Monday said there was no religious undertone in Operation Amotekun.
A veteran Yoruba actor, Toyosi Arigbabuwo, has passed on.

Yoruba actor Toyosi Arigbabuwo passes on

It was gathered from sources close to the actor that he died at his residence located at Ile-Alli area, along the Apete-Arola Road in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor admonishes Nigerians on religious tolerance

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State, on Saturday, admonished Nigerians to live harmoniously irrespective of religious belief and faith.

Hijab controversy: Sultan cautions Muslims in South West against violence

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.

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.
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.

Governor Obaseki: Time for sharing govt money is over in Edo

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.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Eid-el-Fitr: Oba Ogunwusi tasks Muslims on national interest

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has advised Muslim faithful across the country to place the national interest above personal gains.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Don: Ex-President Obasanjo’s utterance on Fulanisation, Islamisation inciting

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.

Boko Haram: Michika elders beg for more troops, armoured tanks

Community leaders in Michika, Adamawa, appealed to Nigerian Army to deploy more troops and armoured tanks to the town to enhance security.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

South-west Ulamas back President Buhari’s second term bid

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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CAN president urges Nigerian government to overhaul security apparatus

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Samson Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to immediately overhaul the security apparatus of the country.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo guber: APC leaders endorse Governor Akeredolu’s re-eelction

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.

Godfrey Oboabona bags assist in Dinamo Batumi’s decimation of FC Chikhura

Godfrey Oboabona put in a good shift in Dinamo Batumi’s 4-0 triumph over FC Chikhura by accounting for an assist.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Diezani Alison-Madueke: ‘Yahoo’ boys have become role models

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.

Atlético Madrid confirm two positive coronavirus tests

Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.