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24hrs To Eid-El-Kabir, Prices Of Rams Remain Stable In Abuja

Prices of rams in the FCT have remained stable with one day to the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. At Dei-dei Livestock Market and Dutse Market, the prices of small, average and big rams at both markets ranged between a negotiable price of N30,000 and N120,000, NAN reports. This is against the price range of between N35,000 and N120,000 within the same period last year. Despite the low cost, some of the sellers complained of low patronage this year and expressed dissatisfaction with the low offers by some customers.

Eid-el-Fitr: Police Restrict Movement In Borno

The Police Command in Borno has imposed a restriction of vehicular movement in the territory from 7 a.m. to 12. 15 p.m. during the Eid celebration in Maiduguri and Jere Local Government Areas of the state. Mr Abubakar Usman, the spokesman of the command announced this in a statement in Maiduguri. Usman said that “Muslim faithfuls are once again celebrating Eid-el-Fitr on June 4 and June 5 marking 29th or 30 of Ramadan fast. “In furtherance to the above, there will be restriction of vehiculer movement between 7 a.m.

Imbibe Spirit Of Love, Peace, Ndoma-Egba Tells Muslims

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has advised Muslims and all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice, love and tolerance for the peace, unity and progress of the country. Ndoma-Egba gave the advice in a goodwill message to Muslims on the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir. In a statement issued by Mrs Clara Braide, his Special Adviser on ECommunication, in Abuja on Tuesday, Ndoma-Egba charged religious leaders to always preach and promote ethno-religious tolerance. He also…

‘Allah Pass Everybody’, Boko Haram Fighters Celebrate Sallah In Sambisa

Boko Haram insurgents have released a video celebrating Sallah in Sambisa forest. As reported by TheCable, in the five minutes, 17 seconds clip, which surfaced online on Monday, the insurgents held prayers thanking their God for a successful Ramadan. The video surfaces about 48 hours after the insurgents killed 32 persons and injured about 84 others after six suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs), in Damboa local government area in Borno state. One of the insurgents was heard saying that God…

Sallah Break: Senate Adjourns Plenary Till July 3

The Senate on Thursday adjourned plenary till July 3 to proceed for Sallah break. The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki made the announcement shortly before adjourning plenary. The Senate had in the course of the day’s plenary, deliberated on declaration of June 12 as public holiday by President Muhammadu Buhari. The senate also confirmed Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati among other things.

Kwankwaso ‘Political Satan’, Stone Him, Kano Commissioner Tells Supporters (VIDEO)

Commissioner of Special Duties in Kano State, Abdullahi Sunusi, has described former of the state as “political satan of Kano”. In a video, which is currently in circulation, Sunusi, a staunch supporter of Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, asked his supporters to stone Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central. The commissioner, who spoke in Hausa language, admitted to have attacked the senator’s supporters in past. Ganduje took over from Kwankwaso in 2015, after serving as his deputy for eight years.…

President Buhari Cancels FEC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting slated for Wednesday (today). Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, who made the announcement said the meeting was called off due to the Sallah holidays. Mr Mohammed said the government had “little or no time” to prepare for the meeting due to the holidays. “The two-day public holidays declared for the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations left little or no time to prepare for the weekly meeting.” President Buhari who…

Full Text Of President Buhari’s Eid-El-Kabir Message To Nigerians

As usual, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday felicitated with Nigerians to mark this year’s Eid-El-Kabir celebrations. Mr Buhari, who is currently in his hometown of Daura in Katsina State, reassured Nigerians of his commitment to fulfilling his campaign promises. The President thanked all Nigerians who prayed for his recovery while he was away in the United Kingdom on medical vacation, and those who “have continued to extend their goodwill and support since my return”. He further urged Nigerians to see themselves…

Man Steals Sallah Ram, Gets 6 Months Jail Term

For stealing Sallah ram, a 30-year-old man has been sentenced to six months imprisonment in Osun State. Sulaiman Awokunle got himself in trouble after stealing the ram at Iree area of the state, ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. Police prosecutor, Elisa Olusegun told presiding Judge Adenike Olowolagba of an Osogbo magistrate court that the accused stole the ram from one Saka Idowu of Onunrin’s compound. The prosecutor told the judge that the accused committed an offence contrary to section 383 and punishable…

Eid-el-Kabir: Senator Frees 21 Inmates In Sokoto

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, lawmaker representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, has secured the release of 21 inmates of Sokoto Central Prison, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Wamakko, in a mini-event on Thursday, was said to have paid N2.1 million fine for the release, as a gesture to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The lawmaker, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education, was represented at the event by Mr Bashir Jodi, Secretary, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko Free Legal Services.…
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