Katsina to borrow N48 billion for 2023 budget funding

Katsina State Government will source more than N48 billion foreign and domestic loans to fund its 2023 budget. Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, Abdullahi Abubakar, …

Popular Jos motor park gutted by fire

The NTA Park, a popular motor park in Jos, has been gutted by fire. Mr Matthew Edogbonya, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Federal Fire Service in Plateau, was unavailable …

2023: ‘Peter Obi not worth 10 kobo’ – Governor Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has dismissed online ratings that put Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party ahead of Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress …

Eid-el-Kabir: Police deploy 2,096 personnel in Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau has deployed 2,096 personnel to ensure hitch-free and peaceful Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state. The Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP Ubah Ogaba, disclosed this …

COVID-19: Observe Eid with decency, distancing, JNI advises Muslims

Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has advised Muslims to observe the Eid prayer with decency and calmness, distancing and to avoid crowd in order to preserve their health and well-being. JNI in …

Eid-el-Kabir: Kano government bans Sallah festivities

Kano State Government has cancelled all traditional Sallah festivities to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir in the state. The government said the decision was part of its effort to consolidate on the successes …

COVID-19: Bauchi Emir cancels Sallah durbar

The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwan Sulaiman, has cancelled the annual durbar by royal horsemen, popularly known as “hawan daushe”, held a day after Eid-el-Fitr (Sallah) in Bauchi. The News Agency …

Eid-el-Fitr: Don’t throw away Covid-19 protocols, Gumi tells Muslims

Ahead of Eid-el-Fitr celebrations, Islamic scholars, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has urged Muslims to observe the Covid-19 lockdown regulations to ensure that “we don’t lose what we have gained in two months …

Muslims should look for Shawwal moon — Sultan

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has urged Muslim faithful in the country to look out for the new Islamic moon of Shawwal from Friday May 22. NSCIA said …