Alhaji Yusuf Nwoha was originally a Christian, an Igbo by tribe who was an indigene of Owerri in Imo state. He converted into the religion of Islam due to his convictions of the religious tenets. He converted into the islamic religion many decades ago since when MKO Abiola was alive. Igbo people are the only major tribe in Nigeria that do not have many followers in Islam. He has remained committed and hardworking to the propagation of the religion and teaching the people of the South East the true nature of
Ramadan is the ninth lunar month of the Islamic calendar seen as sacred by Muslims for which they refrain from eating, drinking and sexual activities from dawn to dusk for 29 or 30 days — depending on when a new crescent is sighted. It is celebrated by more than one billion people worldwide. Ramadan is the first significant Muslim festival to fall during the Coronavirus lockdown. In compliance with physical distancing by health authorities as means to check the spread of COVID-19, the Nigerian Supreme Council
The latest news across the nation. Many youths have being calling for a better Nigeria. The protesters have not being that active after the shooting at Lekki toll gate but destruction of properties have not stop. The hoodlums have hijacked this period to destroy many properties and killed many Police force. Here's the latest Nigeria news this morning. 1. #EndSARS: CAN, Islamic council knock Buhari’s aide for blaming religious bodies According to the PUNCH News which gather this report, said the Christian
Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has disclosed that Sunday 11 July, will be the first day of Dhul-Hijja 1442AH. This statement was released on Sunday by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, who is the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto State.
PUNCH 1. Lekki shootings: US reaffirms visa ban policy for anti-democratic forces The United States Government may impose a visa restriction on persons found culpable in the shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos on Tuesday. This is just as the judicial panel set up by the Lagos State Government to probe the Lekki killings is set to begin investigation into the incident on Monday. 2. 16 SARS operatives indicted for killings in five states -Presidential panel Sixteen operatives
The apex islamic body in Nigeria, The Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has come out to deny the operational existence of the body at state level. The (NSCIA) expressed that any group found to go by such name should be considered a fraud, and hence be termed criminals.
PHOTOS: NDDC Acting MD slumps during probe Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof Kenebradikumo Pondei has fainted. 1. Eid-El-Kabir: Islamic Supreme Council tells Muslims when to expect new moon Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs through the National Council for Moon Sighting, has called Muslims in the country to watch out for the new crescent of Zul-Hijjah from Tuesday, the 21st of July, 2020. The call was made in a statement titled: ‘Crescent sighting reminder
As the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, declares Tuesday, July 20, as the day of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration in Nigeria, here are five interesting facts about the festival THE RULE OF THIRDS
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN has blasted the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs for their recent clap back on the association over their stance on the hijab crises in Kwara state and the need to critically look into the appointments in the Nigerian justice system.Recall CAN had recently rejected and opposed the nomination of 13 Northerners/ Muslims listed as Court of Appeal Justices out of the 20 nominated candidates.
Eld-Kabir festival, which usually comes up on the 10th day of Dhul-Hijjah, the twelve month of Islamic calendar, is a day where Muslims across the world slaughter rams or any other accepted animal after the two Rakkah compulsory prayers, in order to emulate Prophet Ibrahim. Has it been declared that Friday, July 31 is the day for the 1441 Eld-Kabir festival. "President Muhammad 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
As we move closer to the 2021 Ramadan period, many Muslims are already preparing and planning how to faithfully partake in it.Note that Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar year, where Muslims nationwide observe e month of fasting.This 30 days period is a time for prayer, self-reflection, personal improvement and increased devotion.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN has once more spoken.This time around, the Christian body slammed NSCIA and made it known that the Judiciary is an appendage of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.CAN went on and accused the NSCIA of trying to help president Buhari to Islamise Nigeria.
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Sultan Announces Sighting Of Moon The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on Monday night announced the sighting of the moon and noted that the 2021 Ramadan will begin on Tuesday, April 13th.This is according to a broadcast by the President-General of NSCIA and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar.
The Nigeria minister of state for petroleum resources of Nigeria, Mrs. Timipri Sylva, stated that the Nigerian petroleum corporation (NNPC) is set to continue oil inquiry in the Lake chard Basin. 2. One of the petroleum storage tank depots on the marine beach, Appapa Lagos state blast up in flames on Thursday afternoon. The report noted that the storage tank belongs to Oando plc. 3.ASSU, the academic staff union of universities, has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari's administration for being insensitive
President Muhammad Buhari as said No to the large gathering of the Muslim for the Eld El-kabir According to the statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu that President Muhammad Buhari will observing the Eid El-Kabir Prayers with his family at home and would not entertain any visitors which would be making itt the second Eid prayer that the President would be marking at home with his family since the COVID-19 pandemic whiich millions across the world and thousands in Nigeria
Sultan of Sokoto appeals to Christians to work together with Muslims to fight insecurity Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Sultan Sokoto and President-General Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar has urged Christians and Muslims to function harmoniously in Nigeria. Abubakar said they would work together to put a stop to Nigeria's poverty, intolerance, corruption and other ills. He made the appeal to Christians yesterday in his Easter message and was included in a statement signed by NSCIA Administration Manager,
Judiciary: CAN lies Can’t Quench Light Of Islam – NSCIA The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, on Tuesday, criticised the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, for its outcry and claim that the recent shortlisting of 13 Muslims for 20 Justices for the Appeal Court positions was an attempt to
(NSCIA) has told the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to freely censure the activities of ministers and church pioneers. The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs blamed a few ministers for instigating their supporters against Muslims in the nation. The body is driven by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III. In an assertion on Thursday, The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Head of Communication, Ibrahim Aselemi, noticed that a few ministers cover up under the rights to free discourse
Eid-ul-Fitri will now be celebrated on Sunday, May 24, 2020. The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has said that the Ramadan fast would continue on Saturday, May 23, 2020, as the moon has not been sighted. According to the National Moonsighting Committee of the NSCIA, no moon has been sighted, adding that the Ramadan fast would reach 30 this year. twitter.com The sighting of the moon marks the end of the fasting period and the beginning of a new month in which Muslim faithful celebrate Eid-ul-Fitri
Sodiq Oyeleke The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has reported that the Ramadan fasting would proceed on Saturday. The National Moonsighting Committee of the NSCIA said no moon was located in the nation on Friday. It said the Ramadan fasting would arrive at 30 this year as against arrangements prior made by Muslim dedicated to observe Eid-el-Fitri tomorrow (Saturday). The PUNCH reports that the Muslim occasion of Eid-el-Fitr marks the finish of the fasting month of Ramadan. While declaring