Yobe State Emerges Winner of National Qur’anic Recitation Competition

Abdulllah Bego: Yobe State has emerged winner of the 33rd National Qur’anic Recitation Competition which ended in Gombe a few days ago. 34 states of the federation participated in the competition. The overall winner in complete Qur’an recitation, Tajwid and Tafsir (exegesis) was Tijjani Goni Mohammed Danbaba from Potiskum Local Government area of the state. […]

Mbaka rallies support for Buhari

Controversial Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu has again called on Nigerians to support President Muhammad Buhari. Mbaka, who has ignored critics over his support for Buhari, urged Nigerians to pray hard so that the country would overcome what he tagged ‘impending unimaginable difficulty’ in 2019. Mbaka said on Tuesday during […]

Army Chief Clebrates Christmas in Kunduga with Troops

SK Usman, Maiduguri: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai along with Principal Staff Officers, Corps Commanders and other senior officers of the Nigerian Army held a Christmas luncheon with troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in the North East of Nigeria. Specifically, the COAS was at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Delwa, Konduga […]

How increase in salary will check corruption in Nigeria Police

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is optimistic that recent increase in the salaries of police personnel by the Federal Government would help check corruption in the organisation. NANS National Public Relations’ Officer, Mr Bestman Okereafor, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Monday that the move was in […]

MURIC Urges Political Leaders to Emulate Prophet Muhammad

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Tuesday called on the nation’s leadership to emulate Prophet Muhammad (SAW), shun selfish interests and focus on developing the economy for the benefit of the masses. Prof. Ishaq Akintola, Director, MURIC, in an Eid-El-Maulud message in Lagos, advised politicians to focus on things that would bring development to the […]

FG Declares Tuesday Public Holiday to Mark Eid-El Maulud

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday as Public Holiday to mark the Eid-el Maulud. The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), made the declaration on Friday in Abuja in a statement by Dr Mohammed Umar, Permanent Secretary of the ministry. Dambazau called on Muslim faithful to align themselves with the prophet’s teachings which border […]

Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Reacts to Kaduna Crisis

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA,has condemned the killing of innocent lives and destruction of properties in Kaduna last week. NSCIA sympathizes and empathizes with those who lost loves ones in the crises. The Council uses this medium to express her most profound appreciation to the Inspector General of Police, IGP, for his […]

President Buhari’s Speech At Interfaith Initiative for Peace Conference on Religious Harmony

May I sincerely thank members of the Interfaith Initiative for Peace, for putting up this Conference as they did prior to the 2015 General Elections that brought in this Administration. My special thanks to His Eminence Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto and His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, […]