Tag: Eid-el-Kabir

Buhari to observe Eid-el-Kabir prayers at home

President Muhammadu Buhari will observe the Eid El-Kabir prayers with his family at home, just as he did during the Eid El-Fitr a little over two months ago, his office said on Wednesday. Garba Shehu, Mr Buhari’s spokesperson, said this was in line with “advisories from the Nigerian Supreme Council for[Read More…]

Eid prayers to hold only in neighbourhood Juma’at Mosques – FCT Minister

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has declared that there would be no Eid prayers at the National Eid prayer ground located on the Umaru Musa Yar’adua expressway (Airport Road), in Abuja. The minister made the announcement in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, on[Read More…]

Eid-el-Kabir: PTF says COVID-19 protocols remain in place

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has called on Nigerians to continue to comply with the measures put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country. PTF National Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu, made the call on Monday at the briefing of the task force in Abuja, the[Read More…]

Sultan of Sokoto declares July 31st as Eid-El-Kabir

The Sultan of Sokoto and the President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has declared Friday, July 31, 2020, as the day of Eid-El-Kabir for the year. The disclosure was made in a press statement that was signed by the Chairman Advisory[Read More…]

A Disabled Ram Is Not Appropriate To Be Used As A Sacrifice To Mark Eid-el Kabir

A disabled ram is not appropriate to be used as a sacrifice to mark the Eid-el Kabir. Daura Emirate Chief Imam, Sheikh Safiyanu Yusuf said this today, while stressing the importance of sacrifice in Islam. He said the sacrifice could be done with ram, sheep, goats, cattle and camel. But[Read More…]

Eid-el-Kabir: Senate President Saraki Urges Muslims To Pray For Economic Recovery

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday felicitated with Muslims faithful in the country as they celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festivities and urged them to pray for peace and accelerated recovery of the nation’s economic. Saraki in his Sallah message signed by his Special Adviser, (Media and Publicity),[Read More…]

Buhari’s Eid-El-Kabir Message To Nigerians Blames Past Administrations For Economic Woe

President Muhammadu Buhari has yet again heaped the blame of the nation’s economic woes on past administrations. In his Sallah message issued on Sunday, Buhari said “the present recession is as a result of…failure in the past to plan and save for difficult times”, as “it is impossible to separate[Read More…]

Nigerian Gov’t Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holiday To Mark Eid-El-Kabir

The federal government of Nigeria has declared Monday and Tuesday respectively as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. Speaking on behalf of the Federal Government, the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to support, co-operate and join hands with[Read More…]

Senate President Saraki Says He Was Never Attacked But Video Evidence Shows He Was Booed At Eid Prayer Ground

Senate President Bukola Saraki has denied reports that he was attacked Thursday when he went to pray as part of activities to mark this year’s Eid- El Kabir but with the video below its clear Saraki was booed and called a thief… A statement from his media office yesterday read: “The[Read More…]

Sultan Of Sokoto Declares September 24 Eid-el-Kabir Day

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday, declared Tuesday as the first day of Zulhijja, 1436 AH. Consequently, Eid-el-Kabir is to be celebrated in Nigeria on Thursday, September 24, equivalent to 10th Zulhijja, 1436 AH, a statement said. The statement was signed by Sa’idu Maccido on behalf of[Read More…]