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Speaker, Kwara House of Assembly, Mr Yakubu Danladi, has felicitated Muslim Ummah and entire Nigerians with a call on them to imbibe the spirit of perseverance, which is one of the symbols of Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

Eid-ul-Adha: Kwara Speaker tasks Nigerians on perseverance

Speaker, Kwara House of Assembly, Mr Yakubu Danladi, has felicitated Muslim Ummah and entire Nigerians with a call on them to imbibe the spirit of perseverance, which is one of the symbols of Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Eid-el-Kabir: Bauchi governor calls for self assessment

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state on Friday urged Muslim faithful to use the Eid-el-Kabir celebration for self-assessment in the last one year.
Governor Dapo Abiodun - Ogun Isolation Corornavirus Center 4

Ogun: Not wearing facemasks will attract six months imprisonment

The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has announced that anyone who is caught moving about without a facemask, will be severely punished.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.

Yobe governor felicitates with Muslim faithful, calls for more players

Yobe State Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has on Sunday congratulated Muslim faithful for successful completion of the one month, Ramadan, fast and call for more prayers for the state and country at large.

Sokoto governor urges citizens to be steadfast, imbibe culture of compassion at Sallah

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on Nigerians to be steadfast and imbibe the culture of compassion as they celebrate the eid el fitr amidst the pandemic.
The calculations showed that moon will set before the sun on Friday and hence Eid Al-Fitr would be on Sunday, May 24, after completing 30 days of fasting, according to astronomers at the observatory of Majmaah University near Riyadh.

Eld-Fitri: MUSWEN issues fresh warnings to South West Muslims

Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria (MUSWEN), the umbrella body of Muslims in the South West region, has issued fresh warnings and guidelines to Muslims in the region on how best to observe and celebrate the forthcoming Eld-Fitri prayer and festival in line with the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.
Former Jigawa State House of Assembly member, representing Sule Tankarkar constituency, Alhaji Yahaya is dead.

Jigawa governor loses special adviser

Former Jigawa State House of Assembly member, representing Sule Tankarkar constituency, Alhaji Yahaya is dead.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Governor Abiodun: Abba Kyari’s death a national tragedy

Police Command in Abia on Saturday confirmed the arrest of an unnamed police operative for killing one Mr Friday Arunsi, a middle-aged businessman at his Ebem Ohafia community.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Nigerian governors mourn Abba Kyari

The 36 state governors of Nigeria, under the umbrella body of the Nigeria Governors Forum, have expressed condolences to the family of the former Chief of Staff to the president, Abba Kyari, who was announced dead early Saturday after battling coronavirus complications.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari breaks silence on death of Abba Kyari

Aisha Buhari, Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has broken her silence on the death of Abba Kyari.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor closes boundaries, urges traders not to hike food prices

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has ordered the closure of the state’s boundaries from Tuesday.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Why I resigned as Governor Matawalle’s special adviser – Marafa

Alhaji Sambo Marafa, Senator Kabiru Marafa’s younger brother, has given reasons for his resignation as the Special Adviser to Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Rafiu Ogunleye was a true progressive

The All Progressives Congress national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described the former Ogun State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Abdul Rafiu Ogunleye, who died yesterday at 79 as a true progressive and an Afenifere to the core.
Abayomi Nurain Mumuni

Security expert gives tips on protection of mosques during Ramadan

A renowned security expert, Ambassador Abayomi Nurain Mumuni, has called on Nigerian Muslims to remain conscious of their safety at public functions as they observe their religious rites during the holy month of Ramadan.

Ex-President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, others pay tribute to late President Umaru Yar’Adua

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former vice president Atiku Abubakar and the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, have paid tribute to late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died 9 years ago.

NSCIA chairman calls for peace among Muslims

Alhaji Abdulazeez Igbinidu, the newly-elected chairman of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Edo State chapter has said that he will pursue vigorously the objective of ensuring peace and mutual understanding among Muslims in the state.

Sokoto elections: PDP attacks APC, ask party to accept defeat

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Sokoto State, has advised the opposition party in the State, All Progressive Congress (APC), to accept the outcome of the election and the popularity of its candidate.
Peoples Redemption Party PRP

Kaduna elections: PRP candidate concedes victory

Alhaji Fahad Ahmed-Chikaji, a Peoples Redemption Party candidate for the Kaduna State House of Assembly, on Sunday conceded victory and congratulated the winner of the election, Aminu Shagali, the current Speaker of the assembly.

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Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

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Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.