On May 27, Nigerians joined the world to celebrate Childrens’ Day and President Muhammadu Buhari celebrated it with a group of children at the state house in Abuja.
Dr. Bode Olaonipekun, the state Commissioner for Commerce, Industries, Cooperatives and Empowerment, stated this while speaking with beneficiaries of the free train service at the Osogbo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation on Saturday.
Speaking at a special Eid-El-Fitr celebration put together by the state government to officially mark the end of Ramadan, held at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu said it was important for parents, especially women to talk to their children and also intensify prayers for the peace and development of Nigeria.
Speficially, the market capitalisation rose by N25 billion or 0.12 per cent to close at N20.552 trillion from N20.527 trillion posted on Tuesday.
The exchange of gunshots by the Customs officials and suspected smugglers threw the rustic town of Iseyin into panic, with residents, who were celebrating the Eid-el-fitr, fleeing to safety.
This was announced in a statement signed by Alhaji Isma’il Ibrahim, Public Relations Officer, Office of the State Head of the Civil Service, Alhaji Hussaini Kila, on Thursday in Dutse.
Oyetola said this in his Sallah message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, on Thursday in Osogbo.
Speaking in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria, the entertainers said they felt good and happy playing for the worshippers in the spirit of the season.
In his Sallah message, Ugwuanyi, who felicitated with all Muslim faithful, stressed that the religious event has great positive impact on the nation’s efforts in surmounting its security, socio-economic and public health challenges.
The group also canvassed for the procurement of state of the art equipment for all the security agencies.
The festival marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting in the fulfilment of the fourth pillar of Islam.
The APC said this in a statement by Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, its National Secretary, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) on Wednesday in Abuja.
The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, made the call in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, to felicitate Nigerians on the Eid-el-Fitr, marking the end holy month of Ramadan
Dr. Fayemi said the completion of the 30-day Ramadan fast was a rare privilege from the Almighty Allah on the faithful
The governor, who stated this while hosting the Muslim Ummah in the state at his residence in Ibadan, added that his government has continued to be fair and just to all religions and that he has always ensured that merit and excellence were considered for appointments and recruitments in the state.
This was contained in a directive to Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs), Commissioners of Police (CPs) and other strategic commanders of the Force as part of efforts toward improving public safety and making the country a safer place for all citizens.
While felicitating with the Muslim ummah, the first-class monarch urged the political class to improve the common lots of the people.
The Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 10, Ali Janga, made the call in a statement by the Zone’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Adamu Abbas, on Tuesday in Sokoto.
The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, gave the directive in a statement by the council’s Secretary, Alhaji Bello Mamman-Ifo, on Tuesday in Katsina.
Chief Dan Orbih, National Vice Chairman, South South of the party, made the disclosure in a statement in Benin, Edo State on Wednesday to mark the Islamic celebration.