Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari, family observe prayers at Villa

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and members of his household on Sunday morning observed the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The prayers were held at his residence with members of the first family in attendance.His wife, Aisha, son, Yusuf, and other children were sighted attending the prayer session with Buhari. The President[...]

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Eid-el-Fitr: Gbajabiamila greets Muslims, urges prayers against COVID-19

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Nigerian Muslims for concluding this year’s Ramadan fast and marking Eid-el-Fitr peacefully. The Speaker urged Nigerian Muslims to imbibe virtues such as feeding the needy, being their brother’s keepers and prayers for peaceful coexistence that usually come with the month of Ramadan.In a[...]

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Saudi declares Sunday Eid el-Fitri

The Muslim holiday of Eid el-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in the kingdom said on Friday.“Saturday will be the last day of the sacred holy month of Ramadan and Eid el-Fitr will take place on Sunday,” the royal court and the supreme[...]

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Saudi Arabia, UAE mosques to be closed for Eid prayers – Officials

Mosques will remain closed for prayers on the Eid-Ul-Fitr festival, Saudi and United Arab Emirates officials said on Friday. Mosques will remain closed for prayers on the Eid-Ul-Fitr festival, Saudi and United Arab Emirates officials said on Friday.They call on the population to adhere to safety guidelines to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus.The[...]

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Eid-el-Fitri: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday – May 25 and 26, 2020 – as public holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitri celebration.The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government.This was contained in a press statement by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, on Thursday.In[...]

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Imam urges Nigerians to be trustworthy and selfless- Eid-el-Malaud

Sheik Abdul Isola, Chief Imam of Islamic Centre, Uwani, Enugu, has urged Nigerians to emulate the exemplary lifestyle of Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him (PBUH) by exhibiting trust and selflessness. Isola gave the admonition on Sunday in Enugu while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the celebration of 2019 Eid el-Maulud.[...]

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Buhari talks Islam and Violent Extremism in heartfelt Eid Message!

President Muhammadu Buhari says the greatest challenge to Islam is violent extremism. The president, who said this in his Eid-El-Kabir message, regretted that activities of religious extremists were negatively affecting the image of Islam. He challenged Muslims to distance themselves from those preaching violence in the society, emphasisng on the importance of putting the virtues[...]

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