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Barcelona ‘make MAJORITY of their players available for sale with only Lionel Messi and five others guaranteed a place

Barcelona ‘make MAJORITY of their players available for sale with only Lionel Messi and five others guaranteed a place

Barcelona are open to selling all but six of their entire players this summer. The club’s financial situation has been worsened by the coronavirus pandemic and that means that the majority of the first team squad’s futures are now unclear. Spanish outlet Marca claim only Lionel Messi, Antoine Girezmann, Gerard Pique, Frenkie de Jong, Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Ansu Fatu ... Read More »

Court Grants Bail to Two Chinese Accused of Offering N100m Bribe to EFCC Staff

Court Grants Bail to Two Chinese Accused of Offering N100m Bribe to EFCC Staff

By: Owolola Adebola   Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court,  on Thursday, May 21, 2020 granted bail to two Chinese: Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for offering N100million (Hundred Million Naira) bribe to the  Sokoto Zonal Head of the EFCC,  Abdulahi Lawal. The judge granted the defendants bail ... Read More »

​2020 EID EL-FITR CELEBRATION: IGP SALUTES NIGERIANS

​2020 EID EL-FITR CELEBRATION: IGP SALUTES NIGERIANS

– Says Mass Socio-Religious Gatherings Remain Prohibited – Assures adequate security The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu,  has congratulated Nigerians as the Muslim Ummah in the country celebrate this year’s Eid el-Fitr. The IGP notes that the successful conclusion of the Ramadan, a period of self-denial geared towards attaining wholesomeness, reinforces his belief that with the citizens’ collective perseverance and ... Read More »

THREE ARRESTED FOR HACKING INTO ANOTHER PERSON BANK ACCOUNT.

THREE ARRESTED FOR HACKING INTO ANOTHER PERSON BANK ACCOUNT.

By:Owolola Adebola Three suspects namely: Adebayo Oluwatosin 23, Obinna Abiogbe 27 and Segun Adefunmi were on the 18th of may 2020 arrested by operatives of Ogun State Police Command for hacking into the bank account of one Kolawole Sobande and siphoned the sum of #300,000 there in. The arrest of the suspects followed an information received from a P.O.S operator who ... Read More »

Kogi Election  Tribunal Upholds Yahaya Bello’s Election In A Split Judgement

Kogi Election Tribunal Upholds Yahaya Bello’s Election In A Split Judgement

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday in a split judgment upheld the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. The majority judgment delivered by Justice Kashim Kaigama upheld Bello’s election on the grounds that the petitioners failed to prove allegations of rigging and other malpractices in the November 16, 2019 governorship election. Justice Kaigama accordingly dismissed ... Read More »

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE – By NCC

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE – By NCC

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE In view of recent developments pertaining to the unfortunate spread of the Corona Virus (Covid-19), the Federal Government directed a total lockdown of some States from the 30t​h of March 2020, while some State Governors also directed total lockdowns in their respective States. Due to the aforementioned, consumers are staying at home and ... Read More »

Manchester United,Man’ City,Chelsea’s European Competition In Jeopardy As UK Insists On 14-days Quarantine For Foreign Teams

Manchester United,Man’ City,Chelsea’s European Competition In Jeopardy As UK Insists On 14-days Quarantine For Foreign Teams

The European campaigns(Champions league and Europa) of several English clubs and major clubs in in Europe have been thrown into chaos after the government confirmed a two-week quarantine will be imposed on UK arrivals. All major European countries in Europe also subscibe to this rule as laid down by the World Health Organization (WHO). The crackdown was announced in England ... Read More »

Convid-19 : Face Mask Dangerous For Asthmatic And People With Lungs Infections -Expert

Convid-19 : Face Mask Dangerous For Asthmatic And People With Lungs Infections -Expert

People who have asthma or other lung conditions should not wear a face mask if it makes it difficult for them to breathe, experts say. People who have asthma or illnesses such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or cystic fibrosis may find masks or face coverings make it hard for them to breathe. Masks can make it more difficult ... Read More »

NGO Praises Buhari, Kogi Gov On Moves To Revive Ajaokuta Steel Complex

NGO Praises Buhari, Kogi Gov On Moves To Revive Ajaokuta Steel Complex

A None Governmental Organization (NGO), De Club 10 Nigeria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the recent inauguration of Ajaokuta Presidential Project Implementation Committee (APPIC), which it described as the positive first major move to revive the long abandoned steel project. The Club, in separate open letters, also congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over the presidential move, which ... Read More »

Buhari Signs Executive Order on Financial Autonomy of State Legislature, Judiciary

Buhari Signs Executive Order on Financial Autonomy of State Legislature, Judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Friday signed into law Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 for the implementation of Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary Order, 2020. This is contained in a statement issued by Dr Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and made available to newsmen in ... Read More »

Obey the Sultan, observe your Eid-el Fitr prayers at home, Muslim group urges

Obey the Sultan, observe your Eid-el Fitr prayers at home, Muslim group urges

The Muslim Public Affairs Centre MPAC Nigeria has stressed the importance that the directive of His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, regarding the need for all Muslims in Nigeria to observe the eid prayer at home alone or with family members only, be strictly adhered ... Read More »

Eid-el Fitr: Observe Eid prayers at home, FCTA tells Muslim faithful

Eid-el Fitr: Observe Eid prayers at home, FCTA tells Muslim faithful

  PRESS STATEMENT EID-IL-FITR: OBSERVE EID PRAYERS AT HOME, FCTA TELLS MUSLIM FAITHFUL The FCT Administration hereby informs residents of the FCT especially muslim faithful that following the statement by the Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI), under the leadership of His Eminence, The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, regarding the suspension of the Eid Congregational prayers in towns and cities ... Read More »

NAHCON Chair to Muslims: Eid-el Fitr is a period to renew vigour towards sustaining virtues of Ramadan

NAHCON Chair to Muslims: Eid-el Fitr is a period to renew vigour towards sustaining virtues of Ramadan

Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria ( NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan has urged Muslims not forget the lessons of Ramadan even as they look forward towards the Eid-el Fitr festivities. In a message released in Abuja on Friday, he said “Eid-el Fitr is not just a time for celebration; it is a period that calls for renewed ... Read More »

Borno: Ranking LG officials absent as Zulum surprises Chibok, Bama, Gwoza, 3 others 

Borno: Ranking LG officials absent as Zulum surprises Chibok, Bama, Gwoza, 3 others 

… Roll-call of absentees taken … Emirs on ground while officials absent By INUSA NDAHI, Maiduguri Senior officials, including some secretaries who currently oversee affairs, were conspicuously absent with secretariats mostly empty when Governor Babagana Umara Zulum undertook surprise tour of six local government areas in southern and central Borno state to monitor the quality of governance at the grassroots ... Read More »

IOC: “I have no Debt Collector” – Malami

IOC: “I have no Debt Collector” – Malami

The recovery agents engaged by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice are institutional recovery agents and not agents of Malami as being portrayed by some media. Malami in his personal capacity does not have personal “debt collectors” for the recovery of federal government debts. This clarification was contained in a statement issued by Dr. ... Read More »

Eid: The fact that Allah preserved our lives calls for happiness, gratitude – The Companion President

Eid: The fact that Allah preserved our lives calls for happiness, gratitude – The Companion President

The National Amir (President) of The Companion (an association of Muslim men in business and the professions), Alhaji Thabit Wale Sonaike has congratulated Muslims on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitri celebration. Acknowledging the uniqueness of this year’s festival as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, he said in a press statement that “ Even though it is a ‘ restricted celebration’ ... Read More »

The  Burden Of Leadership At FIRS – By Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad

The  Burden Of Leadership At FIRS – By Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad

If one has not occupied a position of leadership, one would not fully understand the truism of William Shakespeare’s wise words:  “uneasy lies the head that wears the crown”. But those who wear the crown know where it hurts. So it is with the leadership of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at this inauspicious time. Three factors make the ... Read More »

In a 2-hour Webinar, Jaiz Foundation CEO discusses Zakah and Waqf: Between Theory and Practice – Reports  Kamal Ololade Ahmed

In a 2-hour Webinar, Jaiz Foundation CEO discusses Zakah and Waqf: Between Theory and Practice – Reports  Kamal Ololade Ahmed

The Lagos State chapter of the University of Lagos Muslim Alumni gave the bow to the archer in its Webinar hosted today, Thursday, May 21, 2020 on Zoom titled, Zakah and Waqf: Between Theory and Practice. The guest lecturer, Dr. Abdullahi Shuaib who is the CEO of Jaiz Zakah & Waqf Foundation did not only bring his experience to bear ... Read More »

Boss Mustapha to Muslims: Avoid large congregations, celebrate Eid with caution

Boss Mustapha to Muslims: Avoid large congregations, celebrate Eid with caution

Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha has urged Muslims in the country to observe the forthcoming Eid-el-Fitri prayers and festivities with caution. He spoke on Thursday in Abuja during the PTF COVID-19 National Briefing. “It is the prayer of the PTF that we shall all celebrate this ... Read More »