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Sultan Declares Sunday As Eid-El-Fitr

Sultan Declares Sunday As Eid-El-Fitr

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sunday, May 24, 2020, as the first day of Shawwal 1441 after Hijrah, and as such, the Eid-el-Fitr. The Sultan revealed this in a statement signed by the chairman advisory committee on religious affairs Sultanate council,...

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12 INJURED, 2 DIES IN ANAMBRA AUTO CRASH

12 INJURED, 2 DIES IN ANAMBRA AUTO CRASH

Two persons died in an auto crash on Friday on the Onitsha/Owerri Expressway, Anambra State while 12 others sustained varying degrees of injury. The crash, which occurred around 7 am, involved a tipper without registration number and a commercial bus with registration number NEN59XQ. The Sector Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps,...

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BUHARI: DON’T PAY ME SALLAH HOMAGE

BUHARI: DON’T PAY ME SALLAH HOMAGE

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said that in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus, there is no need for government officials, political leaders, community heads, Muslim and Christian religious leaders and children to pay him Eid-el-Fitr homages at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He explained that his decision was in compliance with...

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JUST IN: PDP PUBLICITY SECRETARY RESIGNS IN IMO JOINS APC

JUST IN: PDP PUBLICITY SECRETARY RESIGNS IN IMO JOINS APC

The Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Imo State, Damian Opara, has resigned from the party. Opara resigned on Thursday in a letter he addressed to the state chairman of the party. The politician who thanked the party leadership for the opportunity to serve as its spokesperson for four years, did not disclose...

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Lagos Reduces N1.168trn 2020 Budget By 21%

Lagos Reduces N1.168trn 2020 Budget By 21%

The Lagos State government has commenced a downward review of the year 2020 budget as a result of the negative economic and social effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget in Lagos, Sam Egube, disclosed this on Thursday, noting that the review was approved by the State Executive Council....

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COVID-19: NCDC confirms 339 new cases, total infections now 7,016

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 339 new cases, total infections now 7,016

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 339 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 7,016. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that nine new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 211....

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NEED TO DEMOLISH AND EVACUATE NEW ARTISAN/EBEANO LIVESTOCK MARKET ALONG ENUGU EXPRESSWAY – HON. ENGR. OKWU CHINEDU(OTAKA)

NEED TO DEMOLISH AND EVACUATE NEW ARTISAN/EBEANO LIVESTOCK MARKET ALONG ENUGU EXPRESSWAY – HON. ENGR. OKWU CHINEDU(OTAKA)

Hon. Okwu Chinedu Member Representing Aninri Constituency, Enugu State House Of Assembly who is also the Chairman House Committee on Youth, Sports and Security Matters has moved an important motion of the urgent public importance on the need to demolish New Artisan/Ebano Livestock market. In his word; “the New Artisan Market have become a hideout- zone for...

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JUST IN: ORTOM ORDERS CHURCHES AND MOSQUES TO REOPEN

JUST IN: ORTOM ORDERS CHURCHES AND MOSQUES TO REOPEN

Benue State  Government on Thursday relaxed the lockdown on the state as it ordered churches and mosques to open for activities. According to the resolution of the state Executive Council meeting with the State Action Committee on COVID-19 held at Government House, Makurdi, it directed that churches and mosques should open as from today (Thursday)...