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Brenton Tarrant, 29, a suspected white supremacist, appeared by video link from a maximum security facility in Auckland while his lawyer entered not guilty pleas on his behalf. The accusations against him include one terrorism charge.

New Zealand: Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty

An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

CAN kicks as Governor Sani-Bello appoints SSG, HoS, CoS

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has approved the appointment of former Head of Service (HoS), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, as the new Secretary to the Government.

NUT scribe urges measures to sustain democracy

The Secretary-General of the Nigerian Union of Teachers has called for measures to sustain democracy in Africa’s largest democracy as the nation endorses June 12 as Democracy Day.

Bolaji Akinyemi: Poverty shows June 12 hasn’t been achieved

A former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has said the June 12 mandate is not dead because the poverty eradication vision of the late Chief Moshood Abiola has not been actualised.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai urged not to sign religious bill into law

A Kaduna based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Haliru Abdullahi Maraya, has advised Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai not to sign the religious bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly.

AYAF: With Femi Gbajabiamila as speaker, three arms of government ‘Islamised’

A northern group under the umbrella of Arewa Youth Awareness Forum (AYAF) has noted that if the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, is allowed to emerge as the Speaker of the House, it will amount to having all the top four positions: President, the Senate President and the Chief Justice of Nigeria as Muslims.
The crisis between Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, has been resolved following a reconciliatory meeting between the duo.

Governor Fayemi, Aliko Dangote brokers peace between Emir Sanusi, Governor Ganduje

The crisis between Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, has been resolved following a reconciliatory meeting between the duo.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari mourns Bishop Emeritus of Sokoto Kevin Aje

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, President and members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, and the entire Catholic community in the country, on the passage of the Bishop Emeritus of Sokoto, Most Rev Kevin Joseph Aje.

Ansar-Ud-Deen fetes, clothes Modupe Cole inmates

The Lagos State Council of Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria (ADSN) yesterday feted the inmates of Modupe Cole Memorial Treatment Child Care Home School Akoka, Lagos.
A former lawmaker representing Kosofe Federal Constituency at the House of Representative, Hon. Dayo Bush-Alebiosu has asked Muslim faithful to emulate the virtues of Prophet Muhammed.

Eid-el-Fitri: Emulate virtues of the Prophet – Dayo Bush

A former lawmaker representing Kosofe Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, has asked Muslim faithful to emulate the virtues of Prophet Muhammed.
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Wrecked mosques, police watch: A tense Ramadan in Xinjiang

The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased.

Eid-el-Fitr: Prayers, actions needed against insecurity – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has said the Federal Government needs prayers and actions, to combat insecurity.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC tasks federal government on insecurity

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has repeated its call on the Federal Government to address the rising incidence of insecurity, unemployment, poverty, instability and renewed separatist agitations in the country.

Eid-el-Fitr: Glo congratulates Muslims

Grand masters of data, Globacom, has congratulated the Muslim faithful in Nigeria; for successfully completing the 30-day Ramandan fast.

Sallah: PFN urges Nigerians to promote peace, unity

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has felicitated with the Muslims on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
Godwin Obaseki

Eid-el-Fitr: Governor Obaseki felicitates with Muslim faithful

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has felicitated with Muslim faithful on Eid-el-Fitr celebrations, after the completion of the Ramadan fast, a major pillar of Islam.
Simon Lalong

Eid-el-Fitr: Nigeria will be great if people adhere to teachings in Holy books –...

As Nigerian Muslims celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr, Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong, has said that the nation would be great if its citizens adhered to the teachings contained in the Holy books.
Rashidat Bello

Kogi governor’s wife urges Muslims to imbibe lessons of Ramadan

Mrs Rashidat Bello, the wife of Kogi State Governor, has advised Muslims to imbibe the lessons of the Ramadan and make them a way of life.

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Police arrest notorious armed robbery suspect

The Police Command in Enugu State said it had arrested a notorious armed robbery suspect, name withheld, terrorising residents of Holy Ghost and Rail-line axis of Enugu metropolis.
TORONTO, ON – JUNE 13- Toronto Raptors fans celebrate after the team beat the Golden State Warriors in Game Six of the NBA Finals, on June 13, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. Cole Burston-Getty Images-AFP

Jubilation in Toronto as fans celebrate Raptors’ NBA win

Thousands of fans stormed the streets of Toronto early Friday in a rowdy celebration of their hometown team’s first ever NBA championship.
Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman

Former minister bags UniAbuja honorary doctorate degree

The University of Abuja has awarded former Minister of State , Foreign Affairs, Mrs Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman an honorary doctorate degree.
Joseph Kabila

DR Congo opposition lose 23 seats to Joseph Kabila’s coalition

EEC, the Protestant Church of the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, has waded into a recent judicial ruling that led to the loss of over twenty parliamentary seats by the country’s main opposition party.
Jose Mourinho believes Mohamed Salah has the quality to challenge for the Ballon d’Or, but thinks the Liverpool star needs to win the Africa Cup of Nations to help his cause.

Liverpool willing to sell Mohamed Salah

Liverpool are reportedly willing to sell star forward Salah in order to bring Lille's Pepe to Anfield.