The day before yesterday was a Sallah day or Eid Al-Adha in Arabic, which is celebrated annually (it falls on the 20th of every 12th month of the Islamic calendar) by Muslims across the globe. It is the day Prophet Ibrahim was told to slaughter his son (Ismail) as an act of obedience to Allah.
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A few days ago, the Muslim brethren celebrated Eid-el Kabir and so many people are happy to witness such a great day. Just now, a Nigerian politician and a former senator, Dino Melaye has taken to his official Instagram page to share a video of what happened at a mosque in Bamako of Mali Mali.
Eid El-Kabir is a one-day celebration performed by Muslims. It is also a day where Muslims worldwide slaughter animals in the name of sacrifices. Kannywood celebrities took to their social media handles to celebrate the Sallah festival by sharing pictures. Actor Ali Nuhu was not left behind, he also shared lovely photos with his wife via his Instagram page.
Kannywood is a movie industry centered in Kano State, the Northern part of Nigeria. It has been in existence for many years and it is also the second-largest film cinema in the country. Muslims worldwide celebrate two Eid days annually; Eid El-Fitr which falls on the first day of the 10th month of the Islamic calendar (also known as small Eid) and Eid El-Kabir which falls on the 10th day of the 12th month of the Islamic calendar.
It could be recalled that some days ago, Muslims across the country celebrated the 2021 festival of the ram, popularly known as the Eid-el-Kabir. It may interest you to know that it is usually a time for Muslims all over the world to pause and have a deep reflection.
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Unity of this country is non-negotiable - Gov Abiodun Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday, says he has confidence that Nigeria will neither experience another civil war nor break-up. Abiodun spoke when he hosted the League of Imams and Alfas in the state at his Iperu country home, as part of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The Executive Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has lauded troops of Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) for their sacrifices and commitment in the war against terrorism and insurgency in the North East. Professor Zulum took this morale boosting action during Eid El Kabir lunch with the troops, recently in Maiduguri.
It is no longer news that the Muslims celebrated their Eid-El-Kabir festival yesterday and obviously, the celebration is still ongoing. For the records, Eid-El-Kabir is a two-day official holiday celebrated by the Muslims in remembrance and honour of Ibrahim, who almost sacrificed his only, Ishmael, to God as an act of total obedience to his command.
As part of Activities to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir festival as well as strengthened the Student body, the Special Assistant to Ogun State Governmenor on Student Matters Comrade Azeez Adeyemi organised an Ileya hangout which has in attendance leaders and representatives of various Student bodies. In his words , the Special Assistant to Ogun State Governmenor on Student Matters Comrade Azeez Adeyemi , expressed his appreciation to all in Attendance and gives reasons for the hangout which includes giving thanks to the Almighty Allah, celebrating and seeking for further and Continuous support of the Nigerian Students for the present Administration in the state.
In the wake of the rise in kidnappings and killings, the Emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tafida in Taraba State, has issued a 30-day ultimatum to killers herders to evacuate the forests in his domain. This was contained in the speech delivered by the Emir, shortly after observing the Eid-el-Kabir festivities in his emirate.
President Muhammadu Buhari travelled down to his home town of Daura, Katsina state for the Eid el-Kabir festivity otherwise known as the Sallah celebrations. Meanwhile on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the President after attending Eid el-Kabir prayer at the Daura Eid ground in Katsina State trekked a long distance to his residence, in spite the security challenges facing the state, most especially the activities of bandits.
(Some of the arrested suspects. Photo credit: TVC news) The Lagos State Police Command has apprehended a total of one hundred and three (103) suspected hoodlums and criminal elements. The suspects were arrested during the Eid-El Kabir celebration at Oshodi area and several other identified hotspots in the State, as part of the exercise to rid the State of all sort of crimes and criminalities.
4 family members lost their life from a generator fume on Wednesday at the Ojomu family compound in Sanmora, Irepodun Local Government Area in Kwara State The victims reportedly came down from Lagos to celebrate the Eid-El-Kabir festival. Their corpses have been deposited at the Offa General Hospital mortuary.
Flood has destroyed a Housing Estate on Zaria road in Kano state. On Thursday morning, heavy rainfall accompanied by whirlwind which lasted for over 3hours destroyed some houses at Kundila Housing Estate opposite the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital on Zaria road in Tarauni LGA of Kano State. This Housing Estate is sited very close to a major drainage which channels water from Government house, Tarauni and Hotoro to a wider drainage which meanders freely on both sides of Zaria road.
Muslims all over the world celebrated Eid-el Kabir yesterday. Nigerian celebrities who happen to be Muslims also joined in the celebration. The Eid-el Kabir celebration is a festival that calls for the killing of animals to honor the day. They commemorate the occasion, one is expected to kill a cow, ram, goat, or any other kind of animal for the celebration.
The just concluded Eid el-Kabir (otherwise called Festival of the ram or Festival of the sacrifice) which began the evening of July 19 and ended the evening of July 21 is the latter of the two official holidays celebrated among Muslims, the other which is Eid al-Fitr or Festival of the breaking of the fast.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ondo State has expressed confidence that Nigeria will not experience another civil war or break-up. Governor Dapo Abiodun Addressing the League of Imams and Alfas in Ondo state at his Iperu country home, as part of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Governor stressed that Nigeria's unity is non-negotiable.
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A popular Catholic priest, Reverend Father Peter Ayanbadejo, has caused reactions online after he was spotted at a central mosque in Ogun state, celebrating Eid-el-Kabir with muslims. The popular clergyman who is the dean of Ogbere Catholic Deanery, has been trending online and has inspired many after he visited the central mosque to celebrate with muslims on Tuesday, July 20.
Investors in the Nigerian Exchange Limited saw a N329.73bn gain on Thursday as the market capitalisation of equities climbed above N20tn for the first time in seven days. The daily stock market report showed that the NGX All-Share Index rose by 1.69 per cent from 37,952.65 basis points on Thursday to 38,585.65bps on Monday.