Browsing: Ramadan

The Senate President, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has declared that religion cannot divide Nigeria as a nation. Akpabio made the declaration on Monday evening when he had Iftar (breaking of fast) with his Muslim colleagues.   In his remarks at the occasion attended by some Senators who are of the Christian […]

Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, has denied media reports claiming his administration set aside N6bn for the Ramadan Feeding Programme. The governor made his stance clear in a statement via his X handle on Sunday. He stated, “Recently, there has been a lot of media speculation about our government supposedly setting aside N6bn […]

The Kano State Governor,  Abba Yusuf, expressed concern about how the Ramadan feeding programme in the Kano metropolis is being carried out. Yusuf was disappointed with the programme when he made a surprise visit to a feeding center in Gidan Maza, Municipal Local Government Area. The state government allocated over N5 billion for the […]

The Governor of Kebbi State, Nasir Idris, started giving out over N12 billion worth of various grains as Ramadan assistance to people on Thursday. From the Ramadan assistance, 9,900 bags of rice and 9,500 bags of grains will be given to teachers, 4,000 bags of rice and 3,400 bags of grains will go to the state’s ministries, […]

Fidelity Bank Plc has given out more than 3,000 food items to needy families and disadvantaged households in Gusau, Zamfara State. The bank mentioned in a statement on Monday that the action was part of its Corporate Social Responsibility program designed to help vulnerable individuals and minimize the impact of hunger in society. During the […]

The Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, on Monday, distributed palliatives to patients on admission in government hospitals across the state. The state Commissioner for Information, Halilu Dantiye, in a press statement by the Director, Special Duties, Sania Abba Ypla, disclosed that 2,213 (10kg) bags of rice and 2,213 (10kg) sacks of maize were distributed to […]

The Kano State Police Command has taken strong security measures to deal firmly with anyone or any group planning to use the traditional Tashe culture during the last part of Ramadan to cause trouble. Tashe is a Hausa traditional dramatic entertainment that is popular during the month of Ramadan, which […]

⁣President Bola Tinubu is hosting state governors for a Ramadan Iftar (meal to break the fast) at the Banquet Hall of the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. ⁣ ⁣ The governors are the President’s first set of Iftar guests, and he is expected to host more similar gatherings with senior government officials in the course of the […]

Following the commencement of the Ramadan fasting, Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has approved 3pm as the closing time for civil and public servants in the state. This was contained in a memo signed on Thursday, on behalf of the Head of Service, Ahmed Abdullahi, by information Officer HoCS office, Amos Fabulous. The memo which […]

The Kano State Hisbah Board reported that it caught 11 Muslims for breaking the Ramadan fast rule by eating when they shouldn't. The board's Public Relations Officer, Lawal Ibrahim, stated that the arrests happened during the yearly Ramadan enforcement operations, which involved checking eateries and markets. In an interview with the […]