Religious leaders in Lagos earn commendation for promoting peace
Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr Abdulhakeem Abdullateef, last Monday, said religion helped to promote peaceful co-existence in the state though religion has been manipulated in other places to perpetuate conflict.
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...
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.
Lagos saves N4.5b from pilgrims’ sponsorship
Lagos State Government has saved 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.
Centre of Excellence and challenges of a megacity
Lagos State is great not because there are no challenges on the path to its dream. The network of lagoons, beautiful coastlines, alluring beaches and the skyscrapers...
How Lagos consolidates gains of effective hajj management, by commissioner
The commissioner said the state was awarded the most outstanding state in 2016 by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), due to its exceptional performance in the last exercise.