Tag: Ramadan

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

Presidency declares extension of holidays following Ramadan delay

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday a public holiday in addition to the earlier declared Tuesday and Wednesday. ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 5, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today. Ramadan fast continues Absence of the new moon has caused the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

‘Nigeria’s elites only think about themselves’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday revealed that he he knows how to deal with any person or group that tries ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 5, 2016

Buratai pays surprise visit to Army camp, breaks fast with troop in their trenches

In a display of Comradery, The Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Sunday, paid a surprise visit to officials ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

Ramadan fast to continue until new moon is sighted in Nigeria

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has said that Muslims in the country will continue their Ramadan fast on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 4, 2016

Buhari breaks fast with IDPs, physically-challenged (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday broke his Ramadan fast with some Internally Displaced Persons as well as those who are ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 30, 2016

FG declares 5th and 6th of July as public holidays

The Federal Government has announced that Tuesday, July 5, and Wednesday, July 6, will be public holidays in celebration of ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 30, 2016

Journalists hate us, they portray Osun as a famine-stricken state – Aregbesola

Osun state governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday said his government will not be distracted by unfair media reports targeted ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

‘I’ve exchanged ideas with Christians’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, disclosed that he met with Christians from across the country and exchanged ideas with them ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

PHOTOS: Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with APC leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, invited members of his party to break the Ramadan Fast at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 22, 2016

Pro-Biafrans weren’t born when there was Biafra – Buhari

Governing Nigeria is not an easy task, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. The President said this on Tuesday while breaking ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 18, 2016

Who stole IDPs’ rice? Governor Shettima wants to know

The Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima , has ordered security agencies in the state to carry out full investigations into ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2016

Reuben Abati: The national brain in recession

“Have you eaten today? If not, let me show you this new restaurant. Good food, the service girls specially attractive, ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 9, 2016

Muslims want NYSC orientation course postponed – Here’s why

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has accused the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) of discriminating against Muslims who are fasting ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

Here are the top five stories that drove the conversation today 1) Police arrest two in the murder of Igbo ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 4, 2016

This is the evil plot Boko Haram has for the Ramadan period

Boko Haram insurgents are planning to launch a large scale bombing during the Ramadan festival, the Defence Headquarters has revealed. ...

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Janeth JJuly 17, 2015

Kaduna senator Shehu Sani distributes camels to constituents for Ramadan

The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial disctrict, Shehu Sani,  on Thursday distributed camels and cows in seven local government areas ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 1, 2015

How President Buhari broke his fast yesterday (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari observed his Iftar (the breaking of Ramadan fast) yesterday, June 30, at the Presidential villa. Others present at the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 26, 2015

Imam Murtada Gusau: A short reminder about the Holy Month

by Imam Murtada Gusau First Khutbah: In the name of Allah, the Extremely Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy Alhamdulillah. Indeed, ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 20, 2015

The real reason Gov. El- Rufai stopped Ramadan food distribution

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, has ordered a stop to State’s distribution of grains during Ramadan. The Governor said that ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 19, 2015

“I won’t respond to your attacks until after Ramadan” | Ben Bruce replies Osun government

Senator Ben Bruce, says he will not respond to the attacks by critics and the Osun state government, until after the ...

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Janeth JJune 18, 2015

Bukola Saraki calls on Nigeria to seek face of Allah during Ramadan 

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called on Muslims in Nigeria to pray for God’s guidance. In a statement on Thursday, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2014

“Stealing is my business, I do it with passion” | Notorious armed robber confesses in Kano

by Kolapo Olapoju   At the Kano State police command on Saturday, 9 August, a notorious robber, Aminu Garba, popularly ...

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July 25, 2014

9 year old boy falls and dies in soakaway, few hours to graduation ceremony in Lagos (PICTURED)

by S’ola Filani A nine-year-old child, identified simply as Riliwan, fell into a soak-away at Apata Street, Somolu area of ...

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writerJuly 15, 2014

55 people convicted in Kano over alcohol consumption

by Kolapo Olapoju 55 people have been arrested and convicted for alcohol consumption in Kano state, according to the Kano ...

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July 2, 2014

Pres. Jonathan joins others in breaking the Ramadan fast (See Photos)

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday broke the Ramadan fast with several other top government functionaries at the Aso ...

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June 30, 2014

Let the rice sharing continue: Zamfara politicians go the Ekiti way (LOOK)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The recently concluded Ekiti elections were decried by many who felt that former governor, Ayo Fayose won ...

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June 11, 2014

Jonathan to declare second term ambition after Ramadan (Report)

by Zara Mustapha Reports have it that President Goodluck Jonathan will have to wait at least till August before declaring ...

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December 29, 2013

READ: Did Pope Francis really say hell is not real but ‘merely a metaphor’?

by LittleGreenFootballs This post (excerpted below) from Diversity Chronicle Blog  from December 5, 2013 has been circulated. POPE FRANCIS CONDEMNS RACISM AND ...

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August 7, 2013

There’s no such thing: Jonathan never planned Ramadan visit to IBB – Presidency

by Isi Esene The presidency is demanding an apology over media reports that former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida ...

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