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Atiku preaches unity, tolerance at Eid-el Fitri

Atiku Abubakar

ABUJA – Former Vice President and APC Chieftain, Atiku Abubakar, calls on Nigerians to demonstrate a greater spirit of tolerance and firmer commitment to peaceful coexistence, which he describes as the prerequisite for unity and love in Nigeria. In his Eid-el-Fitr message to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting period, Atiku urges Muslims to imbibe the lessons of the ...

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Obanure: The passing away of a Christ’s ambassador, by Sufuyan Ojeifo

pastor obanure

It was through Pastor Idris Umar’s poetic ventilation of his deep-seated, innermost emotion on the sudden passing away of one-time Provincial Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Abuja and, at the time of his death, Assistant General Overseer (Establishment), Pastor David Olu Obanure, in one of the social media platforms, that I confirmed what I initially ...

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Sultan announces end of Ramadan, Sunday is Eid-el Fitri

Sultan Abubakar Sa'ad

The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced the end of Ramadan fast. This is sequel to the sighting of moon on Saturday evening in Borno and Adamawa states, northeast Nigeria. Consequently, the Sultan announced that tomorrow, Sunday will be observed as the Eid-el Fitri. The Eagle ...

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MURIC Seeks Special Welfare For Senior Citizens


The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has felicitated with the head of all Nigerian Muslims, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar III, all heads of   Islamic organizations in the country and the Nigerian people in general on the occasion of Eid-el Fitri. A statement by MURIC Director, Prof Ishaq ...

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CAN says Adamu lied, demands details of new Religious curriculum

Adamu Adamu

The Christian Association Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Ministry of Education and the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to publish the full details of the controversial new Curriculum of Education if they have no hidden agenda. The perceived dangers packaged in the new Curriculum of Education has brought the document to the fore since the leadership ...

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Ambode’s Wife Preaches Love, Tolerance At Ramadan


Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has called for love and peaceful co-existence among the citizenry, during and after the Ramadan. She made the call during the evening prayer and fast-breaking (Iftar) by Muslim faithful, at Lagos House, Ikeja. Mrs. Ambode said that the Ramadan period represented love, forgiveness, peaceful co-existence and the need to extend ...

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Don’t join the bandwagon of hate speeches, Umahi tells Churches

Governor Umahi

Governor of Ebonyi State, David   Umahi, has called on churches not to join the bandwagon of those spreading hate speeches across in the country. Umahi, at the  2017 Father’s Day celebration by the Christ Embassy in Abakaliki on Sunday, pointed out that hate speeches were capable of igniting war in the country. “We need to pray for our nation,” the governor went ...

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Ramadan Lecture: Lai Mohammed Advocates Peaceful Coexistence


The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the adherents of the two major religions in Nigeria to imbibe the spirit of harmony and tolerance in order to strengthen the bond of unity across the country. The Minister made the call in his hometown of Oro, Kwara State, on Saturday at the 10th Lai Mohammed Ramadan Lecture Series. ...

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