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July 3, 2018 6:08 AM Ex-Chairman Federal Civil Service Commission, Shuaibu Kazaure is dead

Former Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission, Alhaji Shuaibu Kazaure has been reported dead. Governor Badaru said he received the sad news of the death of Alhaji Shuaibu with shock and described the deceased as an elder in the state, who served the nation in various capacities such as Federal Commissioner of Aviation in 1976 to 1979. According to a statement 25

June 26, 2018 5:57 AM EFCC reveals Jonathan’s minister, Akinjide refunded N650m

The trial of a ex-Federal Capital Territory Minister, Olajumoke Akinjide, and two others on Monday continued before Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. On Monday, Usman Zakari, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said “No” when asked by counsel to the first defendant, Bolaji Ayorinde 23

June 22, 2018 6:25 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Daddy Freeze mocks pastors, Nathaniel Bassey after Super Eagles’ win

Controversial On-Air-Personality, Daddy Freeze, has taken a swipe at pastors and gospel singer, Nathaniel Bassey, after Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 on Friday, to keep their 2018 World Cup hopes alive. Freeze, who is notorious for criticizing religious figures, warned them not to take glory for the Super Eagles’ win. “Dear Galaxy tither and other pastors 24

June 19, 2018 1:00 PM Wife seeks divorce over husband’s refusal to pray

A housewife, Hassana Angyan, on Tuesday, begged a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court to dissolve her marriage with Shuaibu Abdullahi, over his drunkenness, refusal to pray and battery. Angyan told the court that she got married to Abdullahi 30 years ago, under Islamic Law, the marriage produced six children. She then said Abdullahi formed the habit of drinking 26

June 19, 2018 8:04 AM World Cup 2018: Egypt’s goalie rejects MOTM award

Egyptian keeper, Mohamed El-Shenawy, yesterday refused his Man-of-the-Match, MOTM, award against Uruguay because of his Muslim faith. The MOTM award was sponsored by Budweiser which is an alcoholic beverage maker and due to Muslims practise of not taking alcohol, he rejected the award. The award which is shaped like a red goblet clearly connotes what it is representing 24

June 17, 2018 1:26 PM US religious envoy visits Nigeria over killings

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback will travel to Nigeria on Monday to meet with stakeholders on how to enhance religious freedom in the country. Brownback, during the one-week visit, would meet with government officials, religious leaders, and civil society groups, according to the Office of the Spokesperson for the U.S. Department 31

June 15, 2018 6:02 AM Lagos to hold U-15 Deaf Sports School GamesThe Sun News

The Lagos State Sports Commission has concluded all arrangements to stage the Under-15 Deaf Sports School Games. The Tournament, which is in its 4th edition, will hold from 19-22 June, 2018 at the Agege Township Stadium popularly known as the “Soccer Temple “. The Games, sponsored by the Lagos State Government as part of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s 22

June 14, 2018 5:50 PM Eid-el Fitr: Ugwuanyi preaches love, peace, unity

As Muslims celebrate Eid-el Fitr, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has enjoined Nigerians, especially Muslim faithful to take advantage of the spiritual rebirth offered by Ramadan to promote love, peace, unity and progress. Gov. Ugwuanyi in a message felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari and other Muslim faithful for the successful completion 25

June 14, 2018 5:46 PM Ibadan Chief Imam defies NSCIA, MUSWEN, Sultan’s order, celebrates Eid-Fitri (PHOTOS)

The Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh AbdulGaniyu Agbotomokekere on Thursday defied a directive by the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar and the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) by celebrating the Eid-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan fast. But, the Chief Imam despite the directive 26

June 14, 2018 3:01 PM Eid-el-Fitr: Amosun preaches righteousness

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has urged Muslim faithful to imbibe the values of Ramadan and continue to manifest them in their daily lives. Amosun, in his message, signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adedayo Adeneye, to commemorate the Eid-el-Fitr, said Ramadan, which was a time of fasting and charity, also demanded 28