Eid-el-fitr: Pray for redemption of Nigeria – Aregbesola tasks Muslims

As Muslims all over the world celebrate the end of holy month of Ramadan, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has charged Muslims in Nigeria to pray for the redemption of the country from array of socioeconomic and political complications. He gave the charge in a statement made available to journalists in Osogbo on Sunday, […]

Police Arrest Evan’s Soldier Accomplice

A soldier attached to the Nigeria Army Band Corps, Abatti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos State has been arrested by the Nigerian Police for being a member of the Billionaire Kidnapper Kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, Evan’s gang. According to The PUNCH, Victor Chukwunonso, a lance corporal with Army No: 09/NA/64/6317, hails from Onitsha, Anambra State, confessed to have […]

Police arrest soldier who ‘worked with Evans’

The inspector-general of police intelligence response team (IRT) has arrested a soldier in Lagos for allegedly being part of the gang of Chukwudi Onuwamadike, the billionaire kidnapper better known as Evans. Quoting a police source, NAN said the team led by an assistant commissioner of police, Abba Kyari, arrested the soldier after weeks of surveillance. […]

BREAKING: Over 120 people killed as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

Over 120 people have been killed in Pakistan after an oil tanker caught fire and exploded. The incident occurred on Sunday morning in Bahawalpur, Pakistan’s Punjab province. Most of the victims were residents of nearby areas who were collecting fuel from the oil tanker, residents told Al Jazeera. Rescue operations were underway as fire fighters […]

Nigerian university dismisses lecturer for altering results

The Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, said it dismissed a lecturer (names withheld), for altering students’ results. The Vice Chancellor, Abdullahi Zuru, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Saturday, but declined to mention the affected lecturer’s full details. Mr. Zuru, a professor, said, “that management of the university took that drastic action […]

Fashola’s claims on 2017 budget ‘mischievous, misleading’ – Reps

The House of Representatives has described the statement of the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, as regards the 2017 budget as “misleading and mischievous”. In a statement Saturday, the House described the minister’s statement as an attempt to blackmail the National Assembly and set it on a collision course with the executive. […]

Obasanjo mourns former president of Botswana, Quett Masire

A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday commiserated with the people of Botswana on the passing of Quett Masire, former President of the Republic of Botswana. Mr. Masire died recently at the age of 91. Mr. Obasanjo, who said the late Botswana leader would be greatly missed for his leadership, described Mr. Masire as […]

17 rulings every Muslim should know about ZAKAT AL – FITR

Q: What is the ruling regarding Zakaah al-Fitr? ANS: Zakaah al-Fitr is mandatory upon every Muslim, young or old, male or female, free or enslaved. Q: With what is the Zakaah al-Fitr given? ‎ANS: A Saa’ (four handfuls) of food, dates, barely, raisins, and cheese; and according to the most correct opinion of the scholars, […]