Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat is currently the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure in Lagos State. He had served as Commissioner for Science & Technology. Obafemi, the brilliant son of Pa Olatunji Hamzat, an influential politician in Lagos, in this interview with FUNSHO AKINWALE, spoke extensively on his ambition to rule Lagos State
Muslim pilgrims from Plateau State have been warned to uphold the true tenets of Islamic doctrine and obey the constituted rules of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has described the death of President General, League of Imams and Alfas in Yorubaland, Edo and Delta states, and Chief Imam of Osogbo, Sheikh Mustafa Ajisafe as a big loss to the entire Muslim community in Osun and Nigeria.
Nigeria, Plateau State, Cornelius Shija, sued for peaceful co-existence among diverse ethnic nationalities in Nigeria
A statement by presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, said Jonathan seized the opportunity of the commencement of the Ramadan fast to reassure the entire nation that the Federal Government will continue to work tirelessly to curb insurgency, terrorism and other criminal acts, which have caused insecurity in parts of the country
Qasim said the meeting was attended by the principal officers of the Council and key Muslim leaders from across the states of the federation
Speaking on the topic: “Gambling: Baba Ijebu Dimension”, Amoo cited various portions of the Qur’an where Allah completely forbode gambling in all ramifications
The President, who also observed the fasting, noted that elites have for long been exploiting our diversity for their selfish interest, calling on all to join hands together and continue to pray for peace and tranquillity in the country