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7 Apr
A medical expert and Fellow College West African Surgeon (FCWAS) Dr. Ahmed Omilana has provided fresh insights and theoretical perspective to the science and efficacy of Ramadan fasting as a pillar of Islam, in order for Muslim to strength their spiritual devotion and cultivate the values of compassion, charity, morality and piety.
14 Mar
The Kano State Hisbah Board has apprehended 11 Muslims for violating the Ramadan fast by eating during the day.

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Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), President Joe Ajaero, has said that failure to pay journalists' salaries should be considered a criminal offense. Ajaero made this statement during a visit to the President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dr. Chris Isiguzo, in Abuja. The NLC boss stated that while journalists have played significant roles in…
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Armed attackers have killed two people and wounded 11 others in one of Cameroon's restive anglophone regions, local authorities said. Cameroon's primarily English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions have been gripped by conflict since separatists declared independence in 2017. It followed decades of grievances over perceived discrimination by the francophone majority. President Paul Biya, 91, who…
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The Polish government said Tuesday that a Polish man sentenced to life in prison for espionage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo had been released and was back in Europe. Poland's president intervened in the case of the 52-year-old detained in the central African nation, whom the foreign ministry described as an avid traveller.…
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President Bola Tinubu will today commission the southern Parkway from the National Christian Centre to Ring Road 1, executed by the Federal Capital Territory Administration under the supervision of the Minister, Barr Nyesom Wike. Tinubu, who departed Lagos on Tuesday, is scheduled to commission a number of other projects in the nation's capital as part…
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The Federal Government has pledged to offer more assistance to local airline operators to create enabling environment and ease of operations. Mr Festus Keyamo, Minister of Aviation and Aerospace, made this known when he presented his master card at the ministerial news briefing on the administration of President Bola Tinubu sectorial update. According to him,…
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Northern Nigeria's largest city, Kano, has been gripped by tension as two rival royal figures wrestle over an influential throne key to control of one of the country's most important political fiefdoms. Dubbed a Nigerian "Game of Thrones" by local media, the royal tussle underscores how traditional institutions are increasingly becoming tools of political power…
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A French prosecutor on Tuesday asked an appeals court to uphold the life sentence for a man convicted for fatally shooting three women he blamed for ruining his career. In 2021, an unemployed French engineer, Gabriel Fortin, killed two human resources directors and a job centre employee, and attempted to kill a company executive following…
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President Bola Tinubu has departed Lagos for Abuja, where he is scheduled to commission several projects executed by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). President Tinubu left the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 11:43 am. He was seen off by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Chief of Staff to the…
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A self-acclaimed pastor in Nigeria has claimed that people who practise 'Doggy' a form of sexual style, would go to hell. The man alleged that the Lord told him. Although he had to wait for months to be sure before he could deliver the prophecy. In his words, he said, “People who practise like a…
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Pandemonium engulfed Ekololu, a community in the Surulere area of Lagos, on Monday night when the back tyres of a tanker transporting fuel to a Conoil filling station burst into flames near the station. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent who resides in the area reports that the explosion of the tyres and the…