Eid el-Kabir: Gombe Governor felicitates with Muslim Ummah

…Enjoins citizenry to imbibe spirit of sacrifice, tolerance, love, unity Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid el-Kabir sallah celebration. In a goodwill message, the Governor described the Eid el-Kabir as a period of sacrifice, sharing and caring, calling on the faithful to continue to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice, love, unity of purpose and obedience as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and upheld by Prophet Muhammad (SAW). The Governor also admonished the Muslim faithful and the…

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Liberty Media Group Chairman calls for National Unity on Eid occasion

The Executive Chairman of ATAR Communication Nig. Ltd (Owners and Operators of Liberty TV, FM Radio Stations and Online Newspapers) Alhaji (Dr.) Ahmed Tijjani Ramalan, has urged Muslims to render sacrifice for national security, unity, peace and civil liberties in their prayers for this year’s festival of sacrifice, known as Eid el-Adha. In a Sallah message felicitating with Muslim faithful on the occasion of Eid el-Kabir, Ramalan says the festival of sacrifice, with its symbolic slaughtering of rams, is an act of piety and conformity with Almighty Allah’s injunction. The…

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Nigerian Politics and Question of National Unity

The Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Dr. Salihu Lukman, has raised concern over what he described as deep-seated hatred towards President Muhammadu Buhari and other chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC). He expressed the concern in a statement titled: “Nigerian Politics and Question of National Unity” made available to newsmen in Abuja. The statement reads: President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, while receiving the report of the National Security Summit of May 26, 2021, organised by the House of Representatives, remarked that ‘we are…

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‘Worsening insecurity exposes Nigeria’s weak governance strategy’ – Experts knock FG

…Allege complicity…Doubts implementation of Reps’ Security Summit report As the security challenge in Nigeria continues to worsen and has become a major concern to many citizens, fingers are pointing to weak governance strategy as a major drawback towards confronting the monster. Recall that the House of Representatives recently held a Security Summit that drew important personalities from all walks of life. Deliberations were made and promises were also made on the implementation of whatever recommendations that would come from the Summit. Last week, the leadership of the House, led by…

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Covid-19: Presidential Committee puts Lagos, 5 States, Federal Capital on red alert over third wave

…As NCDC confirms 123 new cases  The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on Covid-19 has put six States and the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja on red alert, to ensure a safe and healthy nationwide Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The PSC Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF), Boss Mustapha, said this in a statement made available at the weekend, in Abuja. Mustapha said that the red alert was part of the preventive measures against a third wave of the pandemic and the rising number of infections and hospitalisation in the…

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“APC has done nothing to win 2023 elections” – Sen. Rufa’i Hanga

The founder and former National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, (CPC), and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Senator Rufa’i Hanga, has said that the APC has done nothing to win the 2023 Elections. The APC Chieftain, who stated this in an interview he granted at the weekend,  accused the All Progressives Congress, (APC), of instead planning to rig the election. According to him, “APC has done nothing to win 2023 election; what they are planning is to rig. Rigging doesn’t take place during Election…

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Eid-el-Kabir: I-G orders security beef up nationwide

…Assures Nigerians of sustained efforts at improving security  The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Usman Baba has ordered security beef up across the country ahead of the 2021 Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Force Public Relations Officer, (FPRO), Frank Mba, disclosed this in an issued statement yesterday, in Abuja. The I-G called on Commissioners of Police (CPs) across the country and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) to ensure full compliance to the order. Baba said the call was to prevent any untoward situation in their areas of responsibility throughout the festive…

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Living Faith Church allegedly sacks pastors for generating low income

A former pastor with Living Faith Church, in Ekiti State, has accused the church of sacking about 40 pastors for allegedly generating low income. In a viral video, the pastor, simply identified as Peter Godwin, said that he was summoned alongside 40 other pastors by the church’s state coordinator, and were given termination letters. He said, “Actually, by the special grace of God, our father in this great assembly, Living Faith Church received a mandate from the Lord to plant 10,000 churches in Nigeria and by the special grace of…

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Bandits release Bethel Baptist school student in Kaduna

One of the 121 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna, has been released due to illness.  According to reports, he was brought back by two people who were abducted by the same bandits and were released after their people had paid a ransom.  A member of Bethel Baptist Church, who pleaded for anonymity, disclosed this to newsmen yesterday.  According to him, the parents of the released boy had taken him to the hospital and he has regained consciousness on Friday. The student, who also spoke with newsmen, remarked…

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E-voting : “We’ll resist plans to turn Nigeria into North Korea” – CUPP

…Urges Nigerians to checkmate politics of APC domination  The Coalition of United Political Parties, (CUPP), has condemned the rejection of e- transmission of election results by the National Assembly, saying it was resolved to mobilise the citizens and resist any plan by the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC)-led Federal Government to turn Nigeria into a one-party and Police State like North Korea. This is just as the coalition called on all Nigerians to remain vigilant and checkmate the politics of domination being played by the ruling APC, in order to…

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