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Okorocha to Buhari: Your administration is approved by God

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Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for what he described as Mr. President’s efforts in keeping the nation together. National unity, the Imo State governor said, was being achieved through Buhari’s visionary leadership. He added that Buhari’s successes were evident that his administration …

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2019: Nigeria won’t return to ‘Egypt’ – Lai Mohammed

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The Federal Government has commended Nigerians for their perseverance and support for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this at Oro, Kwara State, on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, on Tuesday. A statement issued by the minister quoted him …

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PDP chairman to Muslims: Pray to Allah to send rescuer in 2019

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has asked Nigerian Muslims to use the period of Sallah to pray to the Almighty God to send a rescuer to save Nigeria from its current situation, which he described as precarious. Secondus said in a message to mark …

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Sallah: NSCDC deploys 30,000 personnel

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has ordered the deployment of 30, 000 personnel across the nation for  Eid el-kabir celebration. NSCDC spokesman Emmanuel Okeh said in a statement yesterday that the CG ordered the deployment of the personnel to prayer …

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Sallah: Pray for Nigeria – Secondus, Atiku

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The Chairman of the ‎Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have called on Muslims and all Nigerians to use the occasion of Eid el-Kabir to pray for unity of the country.  Secondus in a Sallah message yesterday by his Media Aide, Mr Ike …

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Eid-el-Fitr: Massive police deployed in Kogi


The Kogi State Police Command has ordered massive deployment of its men across the 21 local government areas of the state to ensure a hitchfree Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. Spokesman of the Kogi Police Command, Williams Aya in a statement issued on Monday in Lokoja said the Commissioner of Police has directed …

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Sallah: Buhari leaves Abuja for Daura


President Muhammadu Buhari is on his way to his hometown Daura, Katsina for the celebration of the Eid-el-kabir. Buhari held a closed-door meeting with service chiefs and heads of other security agencies at the Presidential Villa on Monday’s morning. Buhari returned to Nigeria on Saturday after a 10-day vacation in …

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Ilorin Durbar gets N20m donation from Saraki


Senate President and Waziri Ilorin, Bukola Saraki, has donated N20 million towards Ilorin Durbar 2018. The big event where 500 horse riders are expected to participate will take place on Wednesday, a day after Eid el Kabir celebration. The Director General of ABS Constituency Office, Ilorin, Musa Abdullahi said Saraki …

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Eid-el-Kabir: Tuesday, Wednesday declared public holidays


The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 22 as public holidays to celebrate the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir. The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja in a statement issued by Dr. Mohammed Umar, the Permanent Secretary at the ministry. While …

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