Holy Kaaba adorned with new kiswa

Saudi Gazette report MAKKAH — The Kaaba (House of God) was early Saturday dressed in its new kiswa as is the custom of the Presidency of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques every year. About 160 Saudi technicians dressed the Kaaba in its new kiswa which was embroidered at King Abdul Aziz Kiswa Complex in […]

King Salman arrives in Mina to oversee pilgrim services

King Salman arrives in Mina to oversee pilgrim services. SPA MINA — The Custodian of the two holy mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz arrived in Mina, in the holy city of Makkah on Saturday, to supervise the services provided during the Haj pilgrimage. As Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman is there to […]

Nearly 2.5 million pilgrims move to Arafat for peak of Haj pilgrimage

HOMESAUDI ARABIASAUDI ARABIA ‏ Nearly 2.5 million pilgrims move to Arafat for peak of Haj pilgrimage  August 10, 2019 190 views  Pilgrims pray at Namirah Mosque in Arafat on Saturday. -SPA ‏ MAKKAH – Nearly 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims marked on Saturday the second day of Haj, the peak of the Islamic major pilgrimage, the world’s […]

Twitter removes verification badge from Osinbanjo handle

A micro blogging site, Twitter has unverified the account of Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo @ProfOsinbajo. The account was blocked first before it was later restored without the verification badge. Checks on the handle as of the time of filing this report revealed only one tweet, which were retweets of an N-Power animation on August […]

Kogi State government no longer owes its Civil Servants – Governor Bello

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has sent his best wishes to all Muslims in the state as they celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Kabir, saying his administration was no longer owing workers. In a message he signed by himself on Saturday, the Governor claimed he had paid all cleared civil servants in the state to […]

Sallah: Buhari receives Guinean President in Daura

President of Guinea, Alpha Conde arrived Daura, Katsina state, the country home of President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday to celebrate tomorrow’s Eid-el-Kabir. Conde landed at the helipad, located at the GRA area of Daura, via a Presidential Chopper around 5:20pm. He was received by President Buhari, Emir of Daura Umar Farouk, among others. Daily Trust […]

Nigerians in Ghana join most beautiful girl contest as Silverbird opens centre in Accra

Nigerians living in Ghana have joined in 2019 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) pageant, as more young ladies register for the contest. Alozie Uzoukwu, Head of Entertainment, Silverbird Group, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos. He said that a registration and screening centre had been opened […]

Atiku group tackles Buhari organisation over WAEC certificate

The National Support for Atiku Mandate (NSAM) has urged the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) to stop making baseless accusations against a former Vice President Atiku Abubakar but to concentrate its energy on urging president Muhammad Buhari to present a certified true copy of his WAEC certificate to the Presidential Election Tribunal. The Director General of […]

Flood destroys 300 houses, farms in Yobe

By Mohammed Mamman No fewer than 300 houses and several farmlands have been destroyed by devastating floods in Ngalda, Yobe, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. The floods, which followed days of persistent rainfall, also destroyed schools and livestock. NAN reports that Alhaji Idi Gubana, the state’s Deputy Governor, who visited the community on […]

Sowore’s arrest: DSS proactive, must be commended – Group

The Nigeria Youth Organization has commended the Department of State Security (DSS) for promptly arresting the convener of the proposed #Revolution now protest Omoyele Sowore. Hon. Abdullahi Wali President of of the group in a statement issued on Saturday, berated the former Presidential Candidate for plotting to destabilise the peace in the country. Wali said […]