This was contained in a statement by the spokesman for the command, DSP Edet Okon, in Maiduguri on Friday
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, a renowned Islamic scholar, has advised the people of Kaduna State not to allow the Eid-el-Fitr celebration roll back the gains of almost two months in the fight against COVID-19.
Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Maurice Iwu, is yet to meet up with his bail conditions after spending the Sallah period in prison.
Transactions resumed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday after the Eid-el-Kabir celebration with a loss of 0.82 per cent due to profit taking in blue chips.
Retired Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo, has felicitated with his mother and entire Islamic faithfuls on the celebration of Eid Mubarak.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has urged Nigerians to imbibe the lessons of sacrifice made by the Prophet Ibrahim and work for the unity of the nation as they celebrate Sallah.
Oyeyemi stated this in his Eid el Kabir Sallah message in which he assured members of the public, particularly the Muslims, that FRSC has made adequate preparations for effective traffic management during the festive period.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has granted amnesty to 150 inmates of the Gusau Maximum Security Prisons, a statement by Yusuf Idris, his Director-General, Press Affairs, said on Saturday in Gusau.
Ahead of Sallah celebration, crucial market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday declined further by 0.43 per cent due to profit taking.
Iwu was charged to Court over an alleged fraud of N1.23bn.
Addressing newsmen at a parley held at the State Secretariat, Alausa, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, Abiodun Bamgboye, reiterated the need to enlighten Lagosians on why they should show utmost love to their environment even as they celebrate.
With the declaration of August 11 as the day of Eid-el-Kabir in Nigeria, the Federal Road Safety Corps has commenced massive mobilisation of its personnel for the Sallah special patrol aimed at ensuring safer road environment during the festive period and beyond.
An official of the Kano Zoological Gardens has reported to the Kano State Police Command that a gorilla under his watch and other officials has swallowed the N6.82 million they made during the last sallah festivities.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged motorists to be safety conscious during the Sallah celebration.
Three people died, while 26 others sustained injuries in six road accidents in Benue during the just-concluded Sallah celebrations.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the President Muhammadu Buhari administration will continue to focus on the common man and taking Nigerians out of poverty through social investment programmes.
Rotimi Adeleye, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps in the state, confirmed the incident in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Akure on Tuesday.
Maj.-Gen. Augustine Agundu, Commander, Operation Safe Have, has charged personnel of the special taskforce in charge of security in Plateau to redouble their efforts to restore peace in the state.
The Etsu-Nupe of Warri and its environs, Alhaji Zuberu Tajudeen, has urged Nigerians to embrace peace in the forthcoming general elections.