Eid-ul-Maulud: FG Declares Tuesday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, October 19, 2021, as public holiday to mark this year's Eid-ul-Maulud celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. The declaration was made in a statement by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on behalf of the FG, congratulated the Muslim faithful for witnessing this year's celebration. He urged Nigerians, particularly Muslims to refrain from violence, and other acts of criminality, enjoining them to imbibe the spirit of love, perseverance, and patience as the Holy Prophet.

Former Foursquare General Overseer Dies At 74

Former Foursquare Gospel Church’s General Overseer (G.O), Dr Wilson Badejo has been reported dead. Rev. Yomi Oyinloye, the National Secretary of the church made the disclosure that the former G.O of the church between 1999 and 2009 has died on Saturday after a brief illness. 

Eid -El- Kabir: FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday As Public Holiday

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has on behalf of the Federal Government announced Tuesday 20th, and Wednesday 21st July 2021, as a public holiday set aside to mark this year's Eid-el Kabir celebration, and also congratulates all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in Diaspora on this occasion.

Eid-el Kabir: Muslim Faithful Urged To Embrace Unity, Peace, Progress Of Nigeria

Muslim Faithful in Nigeria on Tuesday joined their counterparts across countries in the world to celebrate the 2021 Eid-El kabir. The prayers across the nation were observed with strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols. The President, Muhammadu Buhari, joined his kinsmen in Daura, Katsina State to observe the Muslim Eid-el-Kabir prayers. The prayers which took place at the Kofar Arewa Prayer ground were led by the Chief Imam of the town, Alhaji Safiyanu Yusuf. In the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muslims converged on the Abuja National Eid Ground to observe the three Rak’at. The FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, who was on ground to observe the prayers admonished residents of the nation’s capital to be law-abiding, security conscious, and united. Mr. Bello also said the FCT administration will continue to stress the need for residents to observe COVID-19 protocols, especially in the face of a third wave of the pandemic. The Imam of the National Mosque Abuja, Dr Muhammad Kabir Adam, who led the prayer urged Muslims to imbibe the virtues of self-sacrifice, obedience to God, and love for humanity as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim. He urged them to share part of the meat of whatever they have slaughtered with those in need.

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