Tag: Easter Celebration

Easter: Don’t allow mischief makers divide us – Buhari pleads

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to prevent “the antics of a few mischief mongers to fragment the unity and faith that the vast majority of citizens of this country cherish and believe in.” The President said this on Thursday in his Easter felicitation message to Christians and the entirety[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigeria declares Friday, Monday public holiday to mark Easter

The Federal Government has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April 2021 public holidays to mark this year’s Easter Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. This is contained in a statement signed by the Director (Press & Public Relations)[Read More…]

Lagos Govt denies relaxing lockdown in the state for Easter celebration

The Lagos Government has denied relaxing the lockdown in the state as the Easter celebration starts this weekend.  President Muhammadu Buhari had on Sunday, March 29th 2020, announced a 14-day lockdown on Lagos, Ogun State and Abuja to curb the spread of COVID-19. There have been rumours in some quarters that Governor[Read More…]

Children Killed As Nigerian Police Officer Rams Car Into Crowd During Easter Procession

Ten people were killed and more than 30 injured when a policeman rammed his carinto a group of children during an Easter procession in northeast Nigeria, before being killed himself by the angry crowd, witnesses and police sources told Agency France Press, (AFP) Monday. The deadly incident happened late Sunday when the off-duty policeman ploughed his car into a procession celebrating Easter in Gombe, state police spokeswoman[Read More…]