Pastor kidnaps delivery man to raise money for Sallah charity

A pastor, Adetokunbo Adenopo, has been arrested for allegedly abducting a delivery man, Jonathan Ekpo, in order to obtain ransom from his employers for Sallah celebration. The 52-year-old who is the founder of the New Life Church, Sagamu, Ogun State,…

Sanwo-Olu, Oba of Benin, CUPP preach moderation, peace, unity

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has charged Lagos residents to “calm down” and avoid being carried away by the Sallah merriment, reminding them that the COVID-19 pandemic is still very much around. Demanding self-restraint, the governor urged Lagosians to emulate Prophet Ibrahim’s…

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…

A dry Sallah and other stories -Reuben Abati

“Baba is back, we thank God” “You have started your mischief again. Baba said he will be back in two weeks, and he is back, so what is special about that?” “You know sometimes when the President goes to London…

9 governors to mark last Sallah in office (DailyTrust)

Nine out of Nigeria’s 36 governors will next week mark their last Eid in office, after witnessing a good number of the yearly celebrations since coming into office over seven years ago. The state governors, who are Muslims, include (in…

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