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First batch of Katsina State pilgrims return from Hajj

The first batch of Katsina State pilgrims, numbering 495, have arrived Umaru Musa Yar’adua Airport, Katsina safely after completion of the 2019 hajj.

313 pilgrims quit smoking after performing 2019 Hajj

No fewer than 313 pilgrims from parts of the world have quit smoking since the start of the Hajj season, after visiting clinics of the Kafa (Enough) Society, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) in Makkah.

Kaduna Imams tackle CAN chair over comments on kidnap of Christians

The Council of Imams and Ulamas in Kaduna State have disagreed with the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on kidnapping of Christians in the state.

Muslim Council: Not only Christians are kidnapped in Kaduna

The Council of Imams and Ulama on Saturday said the claims that only Christians are being kidnapped in Kaduna State, were false.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has said that, with the recent constitution of the relevant parliamentary committees, the ninth National Assembly is now more prepared and ready to work for Nigerians. 2

National Assembly ready to work for Nigerians – Senate president

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that, with the recent constitution of the relevant parliamentary committees, the ninth National Assembly is now more prepared and ready to work for Nigerians.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode: Northern Christians are being destroyed

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode says that Christians in Northern Nigeria are being destroyed as a result the security crises occasioned by the rise of Boko Haram and the herder-farmer conflict, which has led to a substantial loss of lives.
Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir. 4

Eid-el-Kabir: Fun seekers troop Abuja cinemas

Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir.
Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir.

Eid celebration: Fun seekers troop Abuja cinemas

Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir.

Boko Haram: Borno community celebrates first Sallah in five years

According to the monarch, this was the first time in almost five years the community partook in the religious feast celebrated across the globe by all Muslims.

Borno senator tasks youths on self reliance

Ndume, representing Borno South in the National Assembly, gave the advice while speaking with newsmen in Muna, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday.
Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor’s wife urges residents to be united

She said it is in doing so that the government will remain focused to deliver on its promises and develop the state.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

NURTW chieftain blames federal government for persistent attack on Ibadan university

A Chieftain of Oyo State National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi (a.k.a. Auxiliary), has attributed the attack by armed robbers, who invaded the University of Ibadan’s (UI) students hostel on Sunday to insensitivity of the Federal Government to state of insecurity in the country.

General Gowon: Osun a role model for Nigeria

Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon (retd) has described Osun State as a role model for other Nigerian states in regards to peaceful coexistence among Nigerians of all backgrounds.
Two million Muslims from around the world began gathering on Mount Arafat today

Saudi Arabia bans pilgrims from carrying luggage at devil stoning path

Pilgrims have been prohibited from carrying luggage while walking to the Jamarat in Mina to observe the symbolic stoning of three devils.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki calls for prayers to end security challenge

Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerian Muslims to devote their prayers during the Eid-el-Kabir festival to calling on Almighty Allah to end the numerous security challenges facing the country and further restore unity among the citizenry.

Norway mosque shooting an ‘attempted act of terror’

The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an “attempted act of terror”, Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj.

NAHCON: Hajj‘ll no longer be for shopping

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria says Hajj will no longer be a shopping spree in future.

Sallah: Ondo governor preaches peace, prays for security operatives

Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Saturday felicitated with Muslims across the country in anticipation of celebration of this year’s Sallah, today.

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Southeast governors write President Buhari over airport, herdsmen

Governors in Nigeria’s south east have written to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to delay the closure of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, and act against insecurity in the region.
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Reps speaker urges state assemblies to save local council system in Nigeria

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.
The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.

No cause for alarm over EFCC search – Ex-Lagos governor

Former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has urged his supporters to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm.

Police retirees accuse pension administrators of underpayment

They urged President Muhammadu Buhari, National Assembly and Pension Commission (PenCom) to either repeal the policy or direct the pension administrators to pay the shortfalls.

Court orders wife to return carpet, mattress to husband

A Sharia Court in Kaduna on Tuesday ordered a housewife, Hauwa’u Zailani, to return the carpet and mattress she received as part of her dowry from her former, Akilu Yakubu.