“Minister Mohamed Gomaa, after praying at the Al-Nour mosque in the Abbassia district, decided to close it for two weeks from Tuesday due to the fact that worshipers in the mosque did not comply with the requirements of the ministry on the mandatory wearing of masks and availability of a personal prayer mat,” the ministry said.
Adamu Usman, the state’s Commissioner of Police, confirmed the accident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Monday.
The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, said this on the sideline of the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing commemorating the first year in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
An early morning fire on Thursday has gutted a block of six flats in Mile 2 Estate, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos State.
With Ramadan commencing in two weeks time, the Lagos State Government has been urged to scale up lockdown enforcement and social distancing to prevent further spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
The Secretary General of the council, Nafiu Baba-Ahmad, said while addressing newsmen in Kaduna that the action was not only irresponsible but also capable of degenerating into serious security problem in the country.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Monday said no Mosque was demolished on Biambo Street, off School Road by Mami Market Junction, near Rainbow Estate in Port Harcourt.
Wuro Ahmadu is a pastoral community with over 1,000 people and about 20,000 different livestock.
Some journalists covering the Supplementary Governorship election in Kano State on Saturday escaped lynching by some suspected thugs at Suntulma Primary School in Gama ward of Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.
Provincial spokesperson, Andre Traut, said police rushed to the scene and found two worshippers stabbed to death.
Police said the device was discovered on Sunday three days after the attack at the mosque by three men armed with guns and knives.
Edet Okon, the Police Public Relations Officer, said in a statement issued in Maiduguri that the the attackers infiltrated the mosque at about 5: 40 am, detonated Improvised Explosive Device strapped to their bodies killing themselves and others.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the attack came barely four weeks after thousands of displaced persons were resettled in the community.
But it does not require being a muslim or professing faith in the Mohammedan deity to behold the obvious contradictions; the mental strain of believing in the Islamic deity that seems so unable
“If the two mosques are demolished, we will have nowhere to pray as congregating outside the designated places of worship may create suspicion from security agencies especially in this volatile period