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Today's Headlines: Proposed date for 2021 Ramadan; Gunmen kidnap two female students in Ogun

Proposed date for 2021 Ramadan

Ramadan is always determined by the sighting of the moon, which implies that the exact date it would begin and end is when the crescent moon has been sighted.


However, according to astronomical, they have already predicted when the crescent moon would appear in the ninth month, and has already proposed a date but, only Allah really knows when it would start because he is all knowing and works in a miraculous way. However, it has been proposed that this year 2021 Ramadan would start on April 13th, 2021 and may end on May 12th, 2021.


I will fire any disloyal aide, Akeredolu warns

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, says he will not tolerate disloyalty in his second term administration. The governor also said anyone found disloyal would be sanctioned accordingly.


He made the declaration on Monday at the inauguration of four newly appointed commissioners, held at the International Culture and Event Centre, Akure, the state capital.


Suspected herdsmen tie Oyo farmer to tree, kill him with machete

SUSPECTED Fulani herdsmen have attacked a village in Saki in the Saki West Local Government Area of Oyo State, where a young man was reportedly hacked to death. It was gathered that, the farmer who was simply identified as Kola was tied to a tree, at a village called Oke Orogun and was attacked with a cutlass.


The incident reportedly happened in the early hours of Sunday. While some residents claimed the farmer had died, one of them told our correspondent that Kola was rescued alive and was still alive as at Monday, but his condition was very critical. The news of the attack was said to have angered some youths in Saki, who invaded a Fulani settlement and set some of the huts on fire.


Govt’ll consult widely before petrol subsidy removal – NNPC

The Federal Government is going to consult widely before halting subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said.


On Monday, The PUNCH exclusively reported that the NNPC might spend N102.96bn on petrol subsidy this month going by the recent pricing template for the commodity.


Findings by our correspondent showed that Nigeria consumes about 57.44 million litres of petrol daily, while the actual ex-depot cost for the product was N206.42/litre.


How Shehu Sani hurriedly returned $25,000 to victim – Witness

THE trial of Senator Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Senate, continued on Monday, before Justice I. E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with the 10th prosecution witness, Bako Aliyu, providing more details on how Sani allegedly extorted Alhaji Sani Dauda, the Chairman of ASD Motors. Sani is facing prosecution on two counts bordering on name-dropping, influence-peddling and obtaining the sum of $25,000 on false pretence.


Gunmen kidnap two female students in Ogun

Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Sunday night kidnapped two female students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro Campus, Ayetoro, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State.


The abducted female students have been identified as Adeyemo Oluwaseun Precious (300 level Forestry and Wildlife Management) and Oyefule Oluwatosin Abisola (300 level, Agricultural Economics). It was further gathered that the suspected bandits targeted a female call card voucher bulk dealer living in the area.

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Allah Ogun Ramadan

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