Eid-el-Kabir: No free ride on BRT

Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), and its counterpart, Lagos Bus Service Ltd (LBSL) on Wednesday ruled out free ride services during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The BRT and the operators of the high-capacity Marcopolo…

Obi urges Muslims to Pray for Nigeria at Eid-el-Kabir

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Mr Peter Obi, has asked Nigerian Muslims to use the solemn period of Sallah to present Nigeria’s discomforting situation to Allah for divine intervention. Obi said…

Sallah: FG declares Thursday, Friday public holidays

The federal government has declared Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, 2020 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. This was disclosed yesterday in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Minister of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah. This…

Why CBN will no longer provide forex for food import – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Daura, Katsina State, said he has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for importation of food into the country, with the steady improvement in agricultural production, and attainment of…

Eid-el-Kabir: FCT parks flooded with fun-seekers (DailyTrust)

Hundreds of fun-seekers took over recreational parks in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir. A NAN correspondent who visited Millenium Park, Magic Land reports that people of all ages were seen in clusters playing games, while others…

Eid-El-Kabir: Sanwo-Olu’s wife urges Muslims to submit totally to Allah’s commandments

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, on Monday underscored the need for Nigerians to embrace togetherness and mutual cooperation, saying such remains critical to engender peace and prosperity for the nation. A statement by her spokesperson, Olubukonla Nwonah,…

Sallah: Buhari urges Muslims to work for national unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the greatest commitment to Islam is for Muslims to put its good virtues into practice, and by making justice and righteousness the guiding principle of their everyday life. Garba Shehu his spokesman said in a…

Sallah 2018: What we want from Gov Ambode

While Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and his wife Bolanle celebrated this year’s Eid-el-Kabir in Epe, there are those who were yearning for him to spare time and do the same with them. We are talking about a random set of northern…

Pictures: Ambode, wife celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with Muslims in Epe

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, his wife, Bolanle joined the Oloja of Epe, Oba Kamorudeen Animashaun and Special Adviser to the Governor on Social Development, Mrs. Joyce Onafowokan in the Eid-el-Kabir celebration at Epe, on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

Kwara Police uncover plan to disrupt Sallah, Durbar celebrations (DailyTrust)

The Kwara state police command on Monday alerted residents of plans by some miscreants to disrupt the Eid-el-Kabir and Durbar celebrations in Ilorin, the state capital. The command said it has deployed 2,500 police personnel for the two events in…

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