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April 19, 2018 12:09 PM PHOTONEWS: Aregbesola Attends Opening Of Osogbo New Eid Praying Ground

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun on Thursday attended the Special Prayer Heralding the Opening of the Osogbo Eid Praying Ground. The Governor was captured at the event by his official photographer, Dolapo Julius exchanging pleasantries with business mogul and the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Tunde Badmus as well as the Ataoja of Osogbo 22

April 17, 2018 9:57 AM Kano Pillars Announce Death Of Secretary Bichi

Kano Pillars have announced the sudden demise of their secretary, Zakari Akilu Bichi. Bichi died Tuesday morning at the Mallam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. The funeral and burial rites for the late Bichi which is expected to be performed according to muslim injunction is currently going on at his family residence in Bichi Town, Kano State. “It is with great 21

April 14, 2018 8:33 PM Tijjaniya Islamic Sect Shuts Down Abuja

The residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja laments at the challenges faced on Friday and Saturday as members of the Tijjaniya Islamic sect locked down major parts of Abuja while celebrating Maulud Nabiyy, the birth of Prophet Muhammed. The sect members, who came from all parts of the north literally took over the major streets in the Central 21

April 3, 2018 2:05 PM Sierra Leonean’s Ahmed Janka Nabay Dies At 54

Famous Sierra Leonean traditional artist, Ahmed Janka Nabay has died in his home in northern Sierra Leonean district of Kambia at the age of 54. This was revealed by his band colleague Pa Fullah. Late Janka moved to the US in 2003 and returned home last year. He’s known as the King of Bubu Music, played the traditional music of the Temne people of Sierra 27

March 22, 2018 6:06 AM ‘I delayed Senator Wakili’s burial to see if he will rise from the dead’ – Ali Ndume

Former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has opened up on why he delayed the burial of his late colleague, Ali Wakili. According to Ndume, he told the Imam presiding over the funeral rites of late Wakili to delay the interment, to see if the late Senator would rise from the dead. Speaking at a valedictory service held in late Wakili’s honour on Wednesday in Abuja 22

March 19, 2018 9:51 AM Egyptian military kills 36 jihadists in Sinai

Egypt’s military said Monday that soldiers and police have killed 36 jihadists over five days as part of a sweeping operation against Islamic State group militants in the Sinai. The army launched the campaign on February 9 after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is standing in elections this month for his second term, gave it a three-month 37

March 19, 2018 8:34 AM Myanmar’s Suu Kyi ‘unwell’, scraps Australia public appearance

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, on Monday, pulled out of a public speech and question-and-answer session in Sydney because she was “not feeling well”, the event’s organisers said. Suu Kyi has been under fire internationally for her public silence about a military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state that has seen nearly 700,000 of the Muslim 23

March 17, 2018 11:39 AM WAEC bows to pressure, amends May/June timetable

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has bowed to pressure and amended the part of its 2018 May/June Examination that clashed with the Friday Juma’at prayer. The affected subject is Chemistry 1 and 2, which was originally slated for 2pm to 5pm on Friday, April 20, 2018. The Director of Public Affairs, WAEC Nigeria, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu confirmed 22

March 16, 2018 7:40 PM Sultan of Sokoto calls on Muslims to look for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday called on Muslims to look out for the new moon of Rajab 1439AH. The monarch made the call on Friday in Sokoto in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Wazirin Sokoto and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council. “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah 25

February 22, 2018 6:31 AM Call us to help out if you have failed – Sultan of Sokoto tells Buhari

The Sultan of Sokoto , Alhaji Sa ’ad Abubakar III, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to consult him and other stakeholders if he cannot solve the security problems of the country. He said if Buhari had failed, he should call them to help out, adding that it was unfair to label all Fulani as killers. The Sultan said this at the public presentation of a book, Dynamics 20