Pilgrims urged to pray for Nigeria in holy land
MUSLIM pilgrims who are currently in the holy land for the 2019 hajj rites have been enjoined to pray for Nigeria at this critical period for government to transform the development of the nation ...
Lagos bags award of excellence for 2018 Hajj operation
Lagos State, has again, won last year’s Award of Excellence for Hajj Operations. The state had won the award since 2015 and was conferred the award of excellence as the best and most disciplined contingent during last year’s Hajj operation.
First batch of Lagos pilgrims returns
The first batch of Lagos State Muslim pilgrims to 2018 Hajj landed safely at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, yesterday at 6.50a.m. Amirul Hajj and the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, said the pilgrims on board MedView VM3307 departed Jeddah...
Lagos lifted 1,273 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for 2018
Out of the 2,100 intending pilgrims from Lagos State, going for the spiritual exercise in Saudi Arabia for this year hajj. 1,273 have been airlifted.
Participation of righteous people in politics is paramount , says commissioner
Lagos State Commissioner of Home Affairs, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has harped on the need for Muslims and all righteous people in Nigeria to participate actively in the political arena, otherwise the nation would not experience ideal democracy which would bring the desired social-economic development, infrastructural growth, prosperity and happiness.
Ambode urges Muslims to show more love, care during holy month
Governor Ambode has enjoined all Muslims to show more love and care to self and others, by giving generously and serving humanity selflessly in this holy month.
TMC lauds Ambode over pilgrims’ welfare, others
The Muslim Congress commends the Lagos State Government for saving over N4.5 billion from the discontinued sponsorship of pilgrims to holy lands.
Lagos commissioner urges Muslim clerics to be upright
Muslim need to be informed and educated on the teachings of the Qur’an and Sunnah but Islamic scholars are nowhere to be found in Mosques around the state delivering soul lifting sermons, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Lagos State, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has said.
Commissioner bags Amirul Hajj 2017 award
Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, the Hon Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs has been honoured with the year 2017 Amir Hajj award by the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter, during its yearly media conference held last weekend at Alausa Secretariat mosque.