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Ramadan: Marwa, Uwais urge prayers for Nigeria

Retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, former military administrator of Lagos and Alhaji Muhammadu Uwais, former Chief Justice of Nigeria have called on Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for peace and unity in the country. They both made the call on Sunday in Abuja at the 2018 Al-habibiyyah national unity Ramadan lecture with the theme: Fast, Feed and be ...

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Ramadan: Jigawa govt. reduces working hours

The Jigawa Government has approved the  reduction of official working hours in the state by two hours during the Ramadan. Malam Isma’il Ibrahim, the Public Relations Officer, Office of the State Head of the Civil Service, disclosed this in Dutse on Saturday. He said that civil servants in the state would report to the office at 9 a.m. and close ...

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Ramadan: Lagos Speaker calls for prayers for peace, unity

Abuja National Mosque

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, on Thursday urged Nigerians not to relent in their prayers for peace and unity in the nation. Obasa said this in his Ramadhan message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Musbau Rasak in Lagos. “We need love to move forward and achieve dreams of our founding fathers. “Nigerians ...

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Ramadan: Pray for Nigeria, Kalu enjoins Muslims

Former Governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has called on the Muslim ummah to offer prayers for the nation’s socio-economic development during the month of Ramadan. Kalu via a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, by his Special Adviser, Alhaji Kunle Oyewumi, also called for religious tolerance and mutual respect among people of different religious beliefs. According to him, the ...

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Ramadan: Pray for peace, stability in Nigeria – Dogara

Yakubu Dogara

As the Muslim Ummah all over the world begin the Ramadan fast, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has urged the faithful in Nigeria to use the period to pray for peace, unity, security, socio-economic development and political stability of  the country. In a statement to mark the commencement of this year’s Ramadan, the Speaker also enjoined them to imbibe ...

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Ramadan: Atiku urges Muslims to pray for Nigeria’s unity

Atiku Abubakar

As Muslims in Nigeria and all over the world start the obligatory Ramadan fasting today (Thursday), former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has called on them to use the fasting period to pray for the unity of the country. According to a press statement personally signed by the former Vice President, the Ramadan period is about recompense, piety and ...

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Ramadan: Saraki Urges Muslims Ummah to Pray For Peace, Unity 

bukola saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has felicitated with Muslim faithful in the country for another opportunity afforded by the commencement of the Ramadan which is aimed at strengthening their devotion to the Almighty Allah. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, also urged the entire Muslim Ummah to ...

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Sultan announces beginning of Ramadan fasting

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto has declared Thursday as the first day for the beginning of the Ramadan fasting in Nigeria. Abubakar announced the citing of the new crescent in Sokoto on Wednesday in a broadcast. He said the new moon was sighted in various places across the country that includeed Sokoto, Niger, Yobe, Port Harcourt, Borno, ...

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U.S. wishes Muslims peaceful, blessed Ramadan

The U.S. has felicitated with the Muslims on the occasion of Ramadan as the holy month begins. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in a statement on Wednesday, wished Muslims a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. “On behalf of the United States Department of State, I offer best wishes to Muslims around the world for a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. “For those ...

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Ramadan fasting to begin Thursday – Saudi

CAIRO – Saudi Arabia said that the Ramadan fasting will begin on Thursday across the globe, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported on Tuesday. The new moon of Ramadan was not spotted on Tuesday evening and Wednesday will mark the last day of the Islamic month of Shaaban, SPA said, citing religious authorities in the kingdom. The beginning and ...

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