Ramadan: Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief donates food items to 8,050 households in Nigeria

May 7, 2023 Manzo Ezekiel 0

Ramadan is the Islamic holy month that is always special for Muslims. This year’s Ramadan was not only special but unique for not less than 8,050 households in Kano, Borno and Yobe States as a Saudi Arabia based international charity organization, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) distributed food items to vulnerable persons affected by disasters in those Read More

Of Ramadan, you be thief, and Pantami – a mix

April 17, 2023 Hassan Gimba 0

This is a repeat as it was first published two years ago, precisely on 19/04/2021. Has anything changed? The reader should say. Ramadan is a month synonymous with fasting in the Muslim world. In Islam, fasting is the practice of abstaining from food, drink, smoking, and sexual activity between dawn and nightfall. At present, the world over, adult Muslims of sound Read More

Ramadan: Andy Uba visits more Abuja mosques, shares food for Iftar

April 14, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Senator Andy Uba, has continued his visits to Abuja mosques to share food to Muslim faithful for Iftar (breaking of fast). Senator Uba, Friday, visited the National Mosque in Central Area, Annur Mosque in Wuse II and Ansaru Deen Mosque in Maitama, all in Abuja. Recall that earlier in Read More

Ramadan: Andy Uba shares food, tasks Tinubu on national unity

April 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Chief Andy Uba, has congratulated the Nigerian Muslim ummah on this year’s Ramadan fast, even as he called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtues of selflessness, charity and love for one another as exemplified by the holy month. Uba, who spoke Monday in Abuja, while sharing food to the Read More

Ramadan: Alms seekers groan under harsh condition in Kano

April 10, 2023 Bashir Mohammed 0

As this year’s Ramadan fast enters its 20th day, arms seekers and less privileged  in Kano are currently finding it difficult to cope with the challenges of breaking the fast without tears. Findings revealed that the usual Ramadan iftar package has not been forthcoming  from wealthy individuals, politicians and willing philanthropists except from the few who despite the prevailing economic Read More

The last 10 days of Ramadan

April 10, 2023 Ahmed Abubakar 0

Ramadan is the month for increased bounties for believers who expect to get their prayers and supplications answered and misdeeds forgiven. The Holy Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in the month of Ramadan. The last 10 days of Ramadan, however, is the most significant, during which acts of Ibadah (worship) are rewarded in thousand folds. Read More

Ramadan: Ansar-Ud-Deen Kaduna donates food items to widows

April 9, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, Kaduna branch on Sunday donated food items to widows in the Society to serve as succour for them and their families during the Ramadan fasting culminating in the Eid-el-Fitr. The packaged food items, which composed of rice, semovita, beans, spaghetti and vegetable oil, was presented by the Ansar-ud-Deen Society Kaduna branch Vice Chairperson, Women’s Wing, Hajiya Read More

Spiritual benefits of Ramadan fasting

April 9, 2023 Nurudeen Dauda 0

To start with, in my previous write ups in this great month I highlighted some “Health” and “Social” benefits of fasting in the month of Ramadan. This piece will focus on some spiritual benefits of fasting in the month of Ramadan. Alhamdulillah for the gift of Islam! Alhamdulillah for the gift of Ramadan! Ramadan is the month in which Angel Read More

Resurgence of old, new naira notes, Ramadan push prices higher

April 6, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

The release of the old naira notes and the beginning of Ramadan has driven prices of commodities, particularly tomatoes higher in recent days, Bismarck Rewane, Chief Executive Officer of Financial Derivatives Company (FDC) has said. “During the naira cash saga, the price of a 50kg bag of tomatoes dropped by 6.25 per cent to N15,000 as its high perishability forced Read More

Rite Foods celebrates with Muslim faithfuls during Ramadan, urges peaceful coexistence

April 5, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

Rite Foods has urged Muslims to adhere to the doctrines of Islam which preaches peaceful co-existence. The company joined Muslim faithfuls as they observe the one-month Ramadan fast in fulfillment of the fourth pillar of Islam. The made available its brands for consumption and refreshing moments for Muslims during the fast period. Rite Foods Managing Director, Mr. Seleem Adegunwa, stated Read More

Popular actress, Mercy Aigbe, converts to Islam

April 3, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, has converted from Christianity to Islam. This was disclosed in an interview at a Ramadan lecture and special prayers hosted by herself and her husband, Kazim Adeoti, on Saturday. Aigbe said, “Insha Allah, My new name is Hajia Meenah Mercy Adeoti. Meenah with the H.”

Ramadan: Kwara PDP Reps candidate withdraws suits challenging APC’s victory

March 26, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Ilorin-West/Asa Federal Constituency in the February 25 general elections in Kwara state, Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed Ajia, said he has withdrawn his legal process against the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the spirit of Ramadan. Recall that INEC had declared Tolani Shagaya of APC as the winner Read More

Ramadan: Group distributes food, cash to widows, orphans in Zaria

March 22, 2023 Moh Bello Habib 0

In preparation of Ramadan fasting likely to commence on Thursday, a Lagos based Islamic group, Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation has distributed food items and cash to widows, orphans and the needy in Zaria Flagging off the distribution at Islamic Trust of Nigeria (INT) Mosque Zaria, the deputy director of the foundation, Prince Suleiman Olagunju, said the gesture was targeted at Read More

2023: Premier League players to break fast mid-match as Ramadan begins

March 22, 2023 Admin III 0

Premier League and English Football League (EFL) officials have been asked to provide an opportunity for players to break their fast during evening games across Ramadan. There are a number of players including Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s Ilkay Gundogan who are expected to fast for a month during daylight hours in accordance with one of Read More

VIDEO: Moment ram raced to roof top on Sallah day

July 9, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

VIDEO: Moment ram raced to roof top on Sallah day A viral video currently making the rounds on social media has shown a ram on top of a two-story building. The ram improvised its way on top of the building in the early hours of Saturday in Lagos state. The video captured the animal moving about the roof in an Read More

The challenge of Ramadan

April 29, 2022 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic Lunar calendar is referred to as the holy month, understandably, because in this month, the faithful are expected to think more of God while attending to earthly affairs of feeding, entertainment and the like for some hours after sunset; the remaining few hours in the 24 hour cycle is spent sleeping. And when Read More

Etsu Nupe urges Muslims to sustain virtues of Ramadan

April 28, 2022 Chamba Simeh Abuja 0

The Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has admonished the Muslim Ummah in the country to sustain the virtues learnt during the ongoing Ramadan fast even after the holy month. Etsu Nupe, who spoke in Bida on Thursday at the closing of Ramadan Tafsir in Umar Majigi Central Mosque said, “We must maintain Read More

Skyrocketing food prices and Ramadan

April 21, 2022 Admin III 0

Food is an essential commodity that one cannot live without. Foods are the basic building blocks for good health. Without food, or when not properly taken, one will be malnourished. Muslims are observing one of their holy months. It’s the 9th month of the Hijrah Calendar which is the holy month of Ramadan where every healthy, mature Muslim is expected Read More

Ramadan lecture: Desist from illicit, destructive behaviors, Ogun charges Nigerian students

Ogun state government has charged Nigerian students to desist from illicit and destructive behaviors capable of destroying their dreams and aspirations for a better future. The Special Assistant to the Governor on Students’ Matters, Adeyemi Azeez, stated this Wednesday, at the 3rd edition of the annual Ramadan lecture and special prayers for the state, held at the June 12 Cultural Read More

Ramadan: Islamic society commences daily feeding of 2000 persons

April 6, 2022 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society, has said it has commenced its annual free Ramadan daily feeding for a minimum of 2000 persons with a view of maximizing the rewards of the holy month . The National Chief Imam of the society, Sheik Fuad Adeyemi, said at its organization’s 19th National Unity Ramadan Lecture with theme: ‘Ramadan: Shaping Leadership’ explaining that the Read More

Use the month of Ramadan to pray for unity of Nigeria, TUC tells mus

April 5, 2022 Admin III 0

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has called on all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use this month of Ramadan to devote themselves to the Almighty Allah. In a statement, TUC President Comrade Quadri Olaleye appealed that the unity of Nigeria remains non-negotiable, adding “we must be resilient in a one united nation in the interest of progress of Read More

Baruwa greets Muslims on Ramadan, decries Abuja-Kaduna train attack

April 5, 2022 Donald Iorchir 0

President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Tajudeen Baruwa has sent greetings to Nigerian Muslims as they commence the 30-day long Ramadan fast. The religious obligation followed the sighting of the moon which signifies the commencement of the lunar month of Ramadan. In statement released in Abuja on Monday, Baruwa called on the Muslims to continue to Read More