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Health workers strike: It’s wrong to receive salary during strike – Clerics tell JOHESU

A professor of Islamic Studies, Abdulrasaq Abubakre, says it is against the tenets of Islam to receive salary for the period one has not worked.

Islamic scholars call on govts to instutionalise zakat

Some academic and religious scholars have advised states and the federal government to institutionalise payment of Zakat by wealthy Muslims as effective weapon in the fight against poverty.

Kwara Zakat Foundation disburses N1.5m to 25 less privileged

Ustaz Muhammadu Mukhtar, the Kwara State Coordinator of Zakat and Sadaqah Foundation said 24 persons benefited from the N1.5 million Zakat distribution.

Nigeria remains Indonesia’s largest trading partner – envoy

Indonesia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, on Wednesday, said Nigeria remained Indonesia’s largest trade partner in spite of fall in trade volume between the two countries.

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
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David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.

Teleology takes over 9Mobile

Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.