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NAHCON: Barrister Zikrullah Hassan Rolls Out His Agenda At Senate Screening

NAHCON: Barrister Zikrullah Hassan Rolls Out His Agenda At Senate Screening

Incoming Chairman/CEO of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Barrister Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan on Wednesday listed the areas of priority his board will focus on when inaugurated. Barrister ( Ustaz) Hassan* Speaking during his screening by the Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa led Senate Committee of Foreign Affairs, Barrister Hassan said the areas his team would accord priority include the Hajj Saving ... Read More »

CAN: No, Adesina, you are wrong- Christian Graduate Fellowship

CAN: No, Adesina, you are wrong- Christian Graduate Fellowship

We have just read the reaction of the Federal Government to the press statement by the Christian Association of Nigeria on the killing of CAN Chairman, Michika local government, Adamawa State, Rev Lawan Andimi through the special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. We are surprised that Mr Adesina who is supposed to be a ... Read More »

Bodija Muslim Community gets new officers

Bodija Muslim Community gets new officers

The Bodija Estates and Environs Muslim Community (BEEMC), Ibadan, Oyo State, has appointed new executive officers that will run the affairs of the Community for the 2019/2020 year. This is contained in the final report of the Shurah committee headed by Alhaji Jimo Alihu presented and ratified at the community Extra-Ordinary General meeting held on Sunday 19th January, 2020. Other members ... Read More »

Hajj 2020: Bauchi gets new Local Govts Hajj Affairs Officers

Hajj 2020: Bauchi gets new Local Govts Hajj Affairs Officers

Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has tasked newly appointed Hajj Local Government officials to be honest in dealing with pilgrims and discharge their duties with utmost seriousness. The Ag. Executive Secretary of the Board, Mal. Alkasim Dallami Shall gave the advised at the opening of a one day sensitization workshop to the newly officials held at the conference Hall ... Read More »

Sotitobire: Missing child in Akure not yet found

Sotitobire: Missing child in Akure not yet found

Gold Kolawole, the child who got missing during a service at the popular Sotitobire Praising Chapel in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has not been found after. On the contrary, the man who claimed to have kidnapped the child and who was arrested in Port Harcourt has been remanded in prison custody by an Ondo State Magistrates’ Court sitting in ... Read More »

2020: NAHCON pledges hitch-free hajj, accessible accommodation for pilgrims

2020: NAHCON pledges hitch-free hajj, accessible accommodation for pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has pledged to ensure hitch-free hajj in 2020, with pilgrims’ accommodations not situated more than two kilometres away from the Holy Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. * Barrister Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan, incoming Chairman/CEO of NAHCON* The commission, however, said that shuttle buses must be provided to transport pilgrims if their accommodation are situated ... Read More »

NAHCON: Agenda for New Board on Hajj Operation

NAHCON: Agenda for New Board on Hajj Operation

By Sani Ibrahim Paki Barrister (Ustaz) Zikrullah Hasan* One of the globally recognised qualities of good leaders is their ability to transform their people or institutions to the better through setting lasting legacies that impact positively. If you lead without leaving a foot-printed legacy or a policy that you can be remembered within your absence, you can only be said ... Read More »

Sotitobire: Defence counsel,Olusola Oke says kidnapped baby has been found in Portharcourt by police

Sotitobire: Defence counsel,Olusola Oke says kidnapped baby has been found in Portharcourt by police

Nigeria Police Force claimed it has arrested a self acclaimed abductor of the one year old missing boy, Gold Kolawole at Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Solagbade street, Oshinle quarters, Akure, the Ondo State capital, on the 10th of November, 2019. The kidnapper who is currently cooling off his head inside one of the police cells in Akure, was reportedly nabbed in ... Read More »

Sotitobire founder to remain in Prison custody over missing boy

Sotitobire founder to remain in Prison custody over missing boy

The Founder of Sotitobire Miracle Centre, Prophet Alfa Babatunde will remain in detention of Olokuta Correctional Service facility (formerly known as Prisons) in Akure pending the issuance of hearing notice on a case of Kidnapping of one-year-old Boy, Gold Kolawole. The case was filed against him and five other members of his church. The Sotitobire Church founder was docked before ... Read More »

Top Rated Gospel Artistes Celebrate Oyigiyigi Crooner

Top Rated Gospel Artistes Celebrate Oyigiyigi Crooner

By Tope Olukole “My life is a living testimony of God’s faithfulness. I’m an embodiment of God’s grace, God’s favor personified. What else can I do to appreciate God than to sing His praise to all mankind till my last breath.” These are some of the words coming from Pastor Bukola Olubona as friends in the gospel music circle, church ... Read More »

Five years after father’s death, Akinadewo takes over as Omo Jesu II

Five years after father’s death, Akinadewo takes over as Omo Jesu II

  *Akinadewo displaying the certificate* Nigerians have been advised to imbibe the ‘fruits of the Spirit’ and fear God as laid down by Jesus Christ “so that insecurity, joblessness, economic crisis, political and social upheaval can become a thing of the past in the country”. Giving the admonition in Ondo, Ondo State last weekend was the founder of New World ... Read More »

No plan to withdraw charges against El-Zakzaky – Kaduna State Govt.

No plan to withdraw charges against El-Zakzaky – Kaduna State Govt.

The Kaduna State Government has denied any plan to withdraw the charges against Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN. This denial was contained in a statement issued by the state’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Aisha Dikko. The statement indicated that both El Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, “are facing eight counts, bordering on culpable ... Read More »

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, NAWOJ, TAKE OVER CASE OF TWO CHILDREN SET ABLAZE BY PLATEAU COMMUNITY

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, NAWOJ, TAKE OVER CASE OF TWO CHILDREN SET ABLAZE BY PLATEAU COMMUNITY

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, and Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, have waded into the case of two minors set ablaze by some elders of Waduruk village in Plateau State after they were accused of being witches and responsible for the lack of development in the 100-year-old Plateau State community. Two children were identified as five-year-old Mary Gyang ... Read More »

Christians enjoy more holidays in Nigeria than Muslims – MURIC

Christians enjoy more holidays in Nigeria than Muslims – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has claimed that Christians in Nigeria enjoy more holidays than Muslims in the country. Ishaq Akintola, MURIC leader, said this in a statement released yesterday. This was in reaction to an earlier claim by the Christian Association of Nigeria that Christians were being persecuted in the country. “CAN claims it is being persecuted but fails ... Read More »

Analysis: The Cost Implication of New Saudi Hajj Policy

Analysis: The Cost Implication of New Saudi Hajj Policy

By Ibrahim Muhammed The new hajj policy introduced by Saudi Arabia Ministry of Hajj recently may alter the arithmetic and the formula for funding the 2020 hajj fare and may change the templates for computing hajj services in Nigeria. Barrister (Ustaz) Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan, Chairman/CEO Designate, NAHCON* First, the Leader of Saudi delegation and Vice Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. ... Read More »

‘’We lose patience many times,” Pope Francis confesses, apologises for slapping woman

‘’We lose patience many times,” Pope Francis confesses, apologises for slapping woman

Pope Francis has apologised for his widely-viewed slap of a woman who had grabbed his hand as he greeted Catholic faithful on New Year’s Eve. The image of Francis slapping his way free from the clutches of the admirer was an instant hit on social media. In his personal apology, the Catholic Pontiff said ‘‘we lose patience many times. It ... Read More »

Rev.Mbaka’s New Year Prophesy: APC candidate, Uzodinma will be Imo governor

Rev.Mbaka’s New Year Prophesy: APC candidate, Uzodinma will be Imo governor

If the prophesy of fiery Enugu priest, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka is anything to go by, the job of Governor Emeka Ihedioha is then under threat. Mbaka had at his 2019 Passover ministration made a shocking prophesy that the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019 in Imo state, Hope Uzodinma would take over the mantle of governance ... Read More »

Letter to outgoing NAHCON Chairman ( Final part)

Letter to outgoing NAHCON Chairman ( Final part)

*TO THE OUTGOING CHAIRMAN OF NAHCON (3)* By Abubakr Siddeeq Muhammad, * Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, outgoing NAHCON Acting Chairman* *WHAT YOU COULD NOT ACHIEVE* The last part of this series would hardly be very palatable, I must warn, as it touches on either what you should have done or what you desired to do but did not or could ... Read More »

Da’wah is obligatory upon every Muslim, says Gov Oyetola at The Dawn DHP

Da’wah is obligatory upon every Muslim, says Gov Oyetola at The Dawn DHP

“As we are followers of Muhammad (SAW), the responsibility of continuing this work rests on our shoulders. So we should try to keep in mind of whom we are enjoined to imitate by striving to participate in dawah at all times. The Prophet (SAW) says: “By Allah, if a single person is guided by Allah through you, it will be ... Read More »

I will not be too proud to reverse myself if necessary – Makinde

I will not be too proud to reverse myself if necessary – Makinde

…says only God is infallible Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has said that he would not be too proud to reverse himself anytime he found it necessary as according to him, only God is infallible. Governor Makinde, who joined the congregation at the Oja’ba Central Mosque for a special prayer to commemorate his 52nd birthday, said that his government ... Read More »