FRSC warns motorists against overloading, over-speeding and drunk driving
As muslim faithfuls celebrate Eid el Kabir, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned motorists against drunk driving, overloading and other infractions during the celebration. The Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi Oyeyemi in a Sallah message urged motorists to stay away from acts capable of jeopardising lives of people on the highway. He also called for…
Borno governor’s wife donates 100 rams to clerics, vulnerables
Borno State First Lady, Mrs Nana Shettima on Sunday in Maiduguri distributed rams to 100 clerics and widows affected by Boko-Haram insurgency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the gesture was extended to the beneficiaries under her pet project, Support for Widows, Orphans and Tsangaya (SOWT) Foundation. Shettima said that the gesture was…
Eid-El-Kabir: Jigawa FRSC deploys 285 personnel
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break. Its Sector Commander, Mr Angus Ibezim, told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Sunday in Dutse that the staff would…
Nigeria declares two-day holiday for Eid-el-Kabir
The Nigerian government has declared Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 22 as public holidays to mark this year's Eid-il-Kabir. The Ministry of Interior made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government on Friday. "The Federal Government has declared 21st and 22nd August as public holidays to mark the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir celebration," tweeted on…
Between Lautech and their ‘excellencies’ at Eid-el-Kabir
“Pay the worker before his sweat dries” –Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) THESE are happy times. These are ordinarily joyous moments. Happy indeed is this season particularly for those who have money to celebrate the ‘Eid. Happy ‘Eid to those who can afford to buy rams and goats to sacrifice come on the day of ‘Eid. The…
U.S. embassy suspends Abuja services for ‘reasons beyond control’
The United States Embassy has temporarily suspended consular services at its Abuja office.A statement by its public affairs section said: “Due to reasons beyond our control, we are temporarily unable to provide regular services for visa and American citizen services in Abuja but other offices within the embassy remain open.”
Scholar tasks Muslims on moral lessons from Eid-el-adha
A reputable Islamic scholar and Founder of Wabillahi Taofik Titorika Tijaniya Society of Nigeria, Sheikh Taofik Olapade (Ainu Nyass), has urged Muslims and the 2017 pilgrims to exhibit the good virtues emulated from Eid el Kabir festival.
Army rotates 3,000 troops in Northeast counter-insurgency operations
Buratai who was represented by the Chief of Training and Operations, David Ahmadu, also had lunch with troops to mark Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the border front lines.
Eid-el-Kabir: NGO donates 1,849 cows to the needy in Daura
Nyass International Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, says it has so far donated 1,849 cows to the needy and less privileged in the country.
FG will guarantee adequate protection of citizens, Buhari restates
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated that the Federal Government will guarantee adequate protection of all citizens.