Tag Archives: Eid El Kabir

Avoid Violent Extremism – Buhari To Muslims On Sallah

As Muslims mark the Eid-el-Kabir today, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to avoid violent extremist ideas, stating that violent extremism is giving Islam a wrong name. The President said this in a statement on Saturday while felicitating with the Muslim faithful, saying they should be “the mirror through which others see the good virtues…

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We Aim To Take Nigerians Out Of Poverty – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the focus of the present administration, is to take Nigerians out of poverty. He said all government’s programmes and projects were geared towards achieving that objective, the Punch reports. According to a statement on Wednesday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Vice President spoke…

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Eid-el-Kabir Message: Nigeria Will Achieve Prosperity – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to see each other as brothers and sisters from the same heritage and be united. He made this known in his Eid-el-Kabir message to the nation on Thursday. See below: Fellow Compatriots, “I felicitate with you all, particularly the Muslim faithful, on the celebration of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. I…

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President Buhari Arrives Daura For Eid-El-Kabir Celebrations

The Presidency’s Twitter account confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Daura, Katsina State to celebrate Eid-El-Kabir and he won’t be back in Abuja until after the holiday. The Airforce helicopter conveying the president and members of his immediate family landed at the airstrip at 4:45 p.m on Wednesday. The president was received by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, politicians…

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Eid-el-Kabir: FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, September 1 and Monday, September 4, as public holidays to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), made the declaration on behalf of the government in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the Director overseeing the Office of the Permanent…

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Sultan Of Sokoto Says September 1 Is Sallah

The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared September 1, 2017 as Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) day. This is contained in a statement signed by Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council. The statement was made available to newsmen in Sokoto on Wednesday.…

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Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos to Begin Sale of Lake Rice Today

In preparation for the Eid-El-Kabir, the Lagos State government will begin sale of Lake Rice today at designated centres. Commissioner for Agriculture Oluwatoyin Suarau, who announced this yesterday at Alausa in Ikeja, said Governor Akinwumi Ambode approved some centres for distribution and sale of the rice. The centres, he said, include the 57 local government…

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President Buhari Observes Eid Prayer In Daura, Katsina- Photos

President Muhammadu Buhari, on today joined Muslim faithfuls at Kofar Arewa Eid ground, Daura in Katsina State to observe the Eid-el Kabir prayer. The prayer, which started at about 9:45 a.m. was led by the Daura Emirate Chief Imam, Sheikh Safiyanu Yusuf. President Buhari and the Emir of Daura slaughtered their rams after the prayer…

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Buhari Attributes Recession To Failure Of Past Administrations | Read His Sallah Message

President Muhammadu Buhari commends citizens for their steadfastness, saying that he is making concerted efforts to return the country to the path of economic prosperity as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Kabir today. Buhari, who in his Sallah message to Nigerians, attributed the economic recession in the country to cumulative effects of worldwide economic downturn and failure of…

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Governor Ambode Calls For Nigerians To Be Patient In Eid-el-Kabir Message

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on today called on Muslims in Nigeria to show the values of sacrifice and endurance as they join their counterparts worldwide to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. In his Sallah message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Habib Aruna, Governor Ambode said the period of the celebration…

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