Eid el-Fitr: Federal Government Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

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The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 as public holiday to mark Eid-el-Fitr. Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja. ‎ He‎ enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration for sober reflection and pray for peace, unity and progress of the nation in its march to nationhood. Dambazau urged all Nigerians to shun hate speeches and divisive tendencies and join hands with the government of President…

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Promasidor Salutes Muslims At Ramadan

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Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of highly nutritious and fortified Cowbell and Loya Milk, has felicitated with Muslims in the country as the holy month of Ramadan gradually comes to an end. Ramadan is the month in the Islamic calendar (Hijrah) and it is obligatory for Muslims to fast during this period as this is considered the fourth pillar of Islam. Abiodun Ayodeji, Promasidor’s Category Manager – Dairy, acknowledged that Ramadan is a period when Muslims abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk and therefore prayed for Allah’s bountiful…

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7 Things You Should Never Do This Upcoming Eid  

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The celebration of the end of the Holy month of Ramadan is drawing near. It is called Eid Al-Fitr. A day where all Muslims troop to the praying ground in different parts of the world including Nigeria to offer prayers. On this day, there are certain things you are not expected to do on the day so that you will get the utmost reward. In line with this, Jumia Travel the leading online travel agency shares some of the things. Taking too many Selfies There is nothing wrong with taking selfies.…

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Ramadan

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The period of Ramadan is a period in which Muslims turn towards their spiritual communities in a time of heightened spirituality. To help deepen your understanding of this spiritual period, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 things you probably didn’t know about Ramadan. Aside Fasting, It’s also a Time for Spiritual Reflection For many Muslims, as much as Ramadan is a period of fasting for them, it’s also a time for deep spiritual reflection and personal growth. It’s not just about fasting. Fasting helps to afford the…

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5 Ways To Stay Healthy During Ramadan

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During Ramadan, followers of Islam have no choice than to change their eating habits. They have to abstain from food from dawn to dusk. It can take time for the body to adjust to this new routine. The body begins to react to these changes and it can lead to a number of health issues if you ignored. Although fasting is good for the body, it is important for you to stay on top of health game so that you do not suddenly fall ill. Falling ill may prevent you…

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5 Reasons Why Nigerians Love Ramadan

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For the next 29 or 30 days, Muslim faithful in Nigeria and in different parts of the world will abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk. Ramadan is one of the key tenets or pillars of the religion and many Nigerians can wait for it to start. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency shares reasons why Nigerians love fasting. Free food There is so much to eat and drink during fasting especially when it is time to break the fast. Many mosques dish out free food that even non-Muslims…

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Sultan Announces Commencement of Ramadan

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Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar ‎III has declared tomorrow, Saturday May 27, as the beginning of Ramadan, 1438 AH which marks the commencement of the Ramadan fast by the Muslims. Making the announcement Friday in his palace in Sokoto, Abubakar said the commencement of the fast followed reports of sighting of the moon  across various states of the federation which marked the end of the month of Shaaban 1438.

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RCCG Commences 40 Days Fasting & Prayers January 11

Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has announced a 40-day fasting and prayers, after he revealed he is stepping aside as the National General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). Adeboye, who is fondly referred to as Daddy G.O, made these announcements on Saturday, January 7, 2017 during the church’s annual thanksgiving at the 3km new auditorium. The ministry’s annual time of consecration at the beginning of the year, will run from January 11 to February 19. Members are expected to pray from 12midnight to 6pm. They are to…

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Pastor Adeboye Remains General Overseer RCCG Worldwide, Appoints Pastor Joshua Obayemi National Overseer

Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has retired as the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Nigeria. And Pastor Joseph Obayemi has been appointed to head the Redeemed Christian Church of God Nigeria. Obayemi will be the ‘national overseer’ while Adeboye remains the general overseer worldwide. ‎The Church in further clarification through a press statement signed by Leke Adeboye, on Saturday, January 7, explained that Pastor Adeboye remained the GO of RCCG Worldwide. Leke Adeboye, the GO’s son and Personal Assistant said “the clarification is coming on the…

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