Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020
Month: August 2019

Islamic New Year: Sultan declares Sunday 1st day of Muharram 1441 AH

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has declared tomorrow, Sunday, September 1 as the first day of Muharram 1441AH. Alhaji Abubakar made the declaration in a statement issued on Saturday in Sokoto by Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, […]

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Kwara gov greets Muslims at Hijrah, urges selfless service

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Saturday felicitated with the Muslim communities worldwide on the Islamic New Year (Hijra 1441), calling on the faithfuls, especially in Kwara, to reflect on the spiritual, historical and contextual meanings of Hijrah and how that relates to the state. The Governor said in a statement by his spokesman, Rafiu […]

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Ganduje vows to sue Wike over alleged demolition of mosque

Kano state government has vowed to institute a legal action against the Rivers State, Mr Nyesom Wike over the demolition of Rainbow Town Central Mosque located at the Trans-Amadi Area of Port Harcourt. A press statement by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to Ganduje described the “sad story of Mosque demolition in Rivers state as […]

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Turkish president marks 97th anniversary of Victory Day

Turkey pursues same determination to protect its national survival as it did 97 years ago, Recep Tayyip Erdogan says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a message on Thursday to mark the 97th anniversary of Victory Day, a key Turkish defeat of Greek forces in the country’s War of Independence. Describing the victory in 1922 as […]

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Shekarau blasts Wike over mosque demolition, says governor ‘irresponsible’ for declaring Rivers Christian State

The Former Kano State Governor and current Senator Representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has blasted Rivers State Governor, Mr Nwesom Wike, for the demolition of Trans-Amadi Central Mosque in the state, describing the action as barbaric and totally condemnable. Shekarau said in a statement he personally signed on Friday that “all rationale […]

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Ansar-Ud-Deen sensitises Muslim scholars on responsibilities 

The Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria has reiterated its commitment in building the society by enlightening and empowering the scholars with the needed roles and responsibilities. The functions of spiritual upliftment, moral perfection and societal reformation were emphasised by Alhaji AbdulLateef Ekundayo at a day seminar organised by the Lagos council organising committee of the organization […]

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Osun declares Friday public holiday for Hijrah 1441 AH

Osun State Government has declared, Friday, 30th August 2019 public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year, Hijrah 1441 AH. A statement signed by the supervisor for the Ministry of Home Affairs, Adebisi Babawale, said the 1441 AH Hijrah will begin on Saturday, August 31, 2019. “The government wishes Muslims in the state and across […]

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TMC inducts 14 patrons, reveals plan to build development centres 

The Lagos state chapter of The Muslim Congress (TMC) has revealed plans to establish a youth development centre (YDC), a diploma awarding educational institute, at strategic locations in the state. The State Waali, Alhaji Mikail Animashaun made the disclosure on Sunday, August 25 at the Patrons’ investiture ceremony held at the Lagos State House of Assembly Mosque […]

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