Eid-El-Fitr: LAGESC Corps Marshal preaches peaceful celebration, environmental consciousness

The Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) popularly known as KAI has admonished Lagosians to celebrate peacefully during the Eid-l-Fitr and Worker’s Day holidays and embrace environmental consciousness in line with the State Environmental Management Protection Law of 2017. CP Gbemisola…

*I will never be a politician — Adeboye (Tribune)*Use Ramadan period to pray for peace in Nigeria, Sanwo-Olu urges muslims (Independent)

I will never be a politician — Adeboye (Tribune) The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has said he will never be a politician. Adeboye disclosed this on Sunday Service held at…

Obi felicitates with Muslims at Ramadan, begs traders not to hike prices of foodstuffs

Frontline Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant for the 2023 election, Mr Peter Obi, has felicitated with Nigerian Muslims on the successful commencement of this year’s Ramadan. Obi in a statement on Saturday by his Media Office described the Holy…

70k Muslim worshipers flock to Jerusalem for 1st Friday prayers of Ramadan

Tens of thousands of Muslim worshipers attended the first Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, in the largest such gathering since the coronavirus pandemic began. Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, head of the Waqf Islamic affairs…

Obi urges Islamic faithful to offer prayers for Nigeria at Ramadan

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has called on Islamic faithful in the country to use the holy period of Ramadan and offer special prayers for Nigeria, currently facing…

Obi to Muslim faithful at Sallah, let’s pray God to re-engineer our country for the better

The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Mr Peter Obi, has urged Muslims in the country to pray for God to re-engineer our country and position it for true greatness. Obi said in…

Ramadan: German church opens doors for Muslim prayers

A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules. Germany allowed religious services to resume on 4 May but worshippers must maintain a distance of 1.5m (5ft).…

*Many flee as man slumps at ATM gallery (Guardian) *Customers besiege banks in Abuja, Lagos as lockdown eases (DailyTrust)

Many flee as man slumps at ATM gallery (Guardian) The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) gallery of a commercial bank in Onipanu area of Lagos State yesterday was immediately deserted after a man on the queue slumped causing panic as many…

COVID-19 threatens centuries-old Ramadan traditions

The coronavirus outbreak threatens to upend faith-based traditions that have gone on for almost 1,500 years. The world’s nearly 2 billion Muslims will not be able to hold communal feasts and prayers that are a hallmark of Ramadan, their holiest…

Ramadan keeps Sudan protesters hungry for change (BBC)

In our series of letters from African journalists, Zeinab Mohammed Salih explains how Sudan’s protesters are managing to keep going during the Muslim fasting month. More than a month since Sudan’s long-time leader Omar al-Bashir was arrested by the military,…

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