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The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, has called on Nigerians to intensify prayers for an end to current national challenges.
The Federation of Informal Workers Organisation of Nigeria (FIWON), an NGO, has urged Muslims to use the occasion of the Eid el Maulud to pray for the peace and unity of the country.
The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has called for tolerance and love among Nigerians as Muslims the world over mark the Eid-el-Maulud celebration.
A knife-wielding attacker shouting “Allahu Akbar” beheaded a woman and killed two other people in what French officials described as a terrorist act at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday, while a gunman was shot dead by police in a separate incident.
A Saudi citizen has wounded a guard in a knife attack at the French consulate in Jeddah on Thursday, state media and the French embassy said.
A man wielding a knife at a church in the French city of Nice killed three people, slitting the throat of at least one, and injured several others before being apprehended by police, officials said Thursday.
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has urged all Muslims to adhere to the cardinal principle of peace upon which the religion of Islam is built.
The head of a United Nations anti-extremism body has expressed “deep concern” over growing tensions over satirical cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, urging “mutual respect” between people of different faiths and political views.
President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned that Nigerians must not stretch their luck too far over the COVID-19 pandemic despite the fact that the country has so far managed the problem successfully by keeping the numbers as low as possible.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has enjoined the Muslims to emulate the examples of Prophet Muhammad to create the desired peace and tranquility in the society.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that freedom of expression should stop if it offends more than 1.5 billion people, following the display of images in France of the Prophet Mohammad that Muslims see as blasphemous.
Facebook’s top India public policy executive, who was at the centre of a controversy over her alleged failure to address hate speech on the platform, has quit, the social media giant said on Tuesday.
The Federal Government has declared Thursday, October 29, 2020 a public holiday, according to the Ministry of Interior.
The Kaduna State Council of Imams and Ulama has urged youth to shun any form of protest and engage the government to address their demands peacefully.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday slammed his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, over his policies toward Muslims, saying that he needed “mental checks.”
The Federation of Muslim Women of Nigeria (FOMWAN) has appealed to protesting youths against Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) to sheath their sword and give government opportunity to prevail over their requests.
Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.
Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
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A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.
Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has reportedly been forced to hire bodyguards after allegedly receiving threats from Liverpool supporters.
Mr Umar Muri, Commissioner of Police (CP), Kaduna State Police Command, says the command will deal decisively with any person or group disturbing the peace in the state.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State says President Muhammadu Buhari has given a directive for the deployment of security agents to his state, following the killing of 20 persons in Talata Mafara local government area.
A retired Commissioner of Police, Mr. Frank Oditah, on Friday said that he was afraid that the looting and insecurity generated by the #EndSARS protests might get worsen if the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is not quickly repositioned.
India’s first major elections during the coronavirus pandemic began on Wednesday in the eastern state of Bihar, with social distancing and temperature checks outside election booths.