Tag: fasting

EzinneMay 28, 2017

The Thread: What Muslims want you to know about Ramadan

What is Ramadan? “Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic Lunar Calendar and during the 29/30 days of it, ...

RoqeebahMay 28, 2017

The Dummies’ Guide to understanding what Muslims do during Ramadan

There’s going to be no escaping it. Within the next 29 or 30 days, you are going to cross paths ...

RoqeebahMay 27, 2017

It’s official! Today isn’t just Children’s day, it’s also the first day of Ramadan

Everybody has one or two Muslim friends. If you live in this part of the world, there is a possibility ...

AzeezMay 26, 2017

Fasting and prayer can make Nigeria great | Okupe disagrees with Osinbajo

Former special assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has said “God, fasting and prayer can make Nigeria great”. He ...

AzeezMay 24, 2017

Nigeria cannot work with only fasting, prayer – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said prayer and fasting without commitment and hardwork cannot make the country better. He spoke in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 10, 2017

Borno Muslim clerics begin 10-day prayer and fasting for Buhari

Some Muslims clerics in Maiduguri, Borno, say they had commenced a 10-day prayer and fasting for the health of President ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

MASSOB declares fast for Nnamdi Kanu

The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has called on all Igbos to fast and pray ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

‘If you can endure 30 days of hunger, you can endure anything’ – Aregbesola

Governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola is of the opinion that if people can survive the Ramadan fasting period, then ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 7, 2016

Opinion: A guide to Ramadan, the Islamic holy month

By Usama Dandare As the holy month of Ramadan begins yesterday, Muslims all over the world embarks on a 29-30 ...

Azubuike AzikweMay 3, 2016

Tompolo takes his troubles to God, embarks on ‘fasting and prayers’

Ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, a.k.a Tompolo, is in ‘fasting and prayer’ mode – to call on God to intervene in ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 20, 2015

1500 Muslim clerics commissioned to pray and fast for Saraki

Prayer vigils and fasting have been organised for Senate President, Bukola Saraki, by his supporters and loyalists. 1,500 Muslim clerics ...

SolaJuly 23, 2014

Eid-el-fitri: Monday, 28th, Tuesday 29th declared public holidays

The federal government has declared Monday, 28 and Tuesday 29 public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-fitri salah celebration. A ...

March 26, 2014

APC declares fasting, prayer against Rivers PDP guber candidate, El-Rufai takes swipe at delegates’ age at the Confab & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo APC declares fasting, prayer against Rivers’ PDP guber candidate  The All Progressive Congress (APC) has called for a ...

August 27, 2013

Want to trim down? Follow this 7-day weight loss plan

By Sobiya N. Moghul You need to take a brisk walk for at least 30 minutes a day. Monday Fruity Punch  ...

September 11, 2012

Praying Papas: Adeboye, Oyedepo, Jonathan, to attend National Fasting and Prayer Day

by Akan Ido The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the ...

August 9, 2012

Opinion: Guilt, rut and deprivation – Why I’m observing Ramadan

by Jide Taiwo Today, as in the last twenty days, I woke up at four am. Today as I will ...

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