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Muharram 2020: Islamic New Year

Muharram is the first month of Islamic calendar which is ten or twelve days shorter than the Gregorian calendar followed by the West. Also known as Al Hijri or Arabic New Year, the Islamic New Year is celebrated on the first day of Muharram. In India, if the crescent moon is sighted on Thursday evening, Al Hijri 1442 or Islamic New Year will be celebrated on August 21. Muharram is considered ...Read more
2020-08-20
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Kaduna State Government: 35,000 Almajiri Children Evacuated

35,000 Almajiri children have been evacuated by the Kaduna State Government. They were relocated to  h17 states and neighbouring countries. Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development in Kaduna State stated: "This is crucial because apart from COVID-19, some of the Almajiri had skin diseases and other ailments that need to be treated before reuniti ...Read more
2020-06-22
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Eid al-Fitr Celebrations Cancelled this Year?

Muslims world wide have been cautioned to pray home instead of visiting mosques this year in celebration of Eid al-Fitr. Celebrants are also advised to only share gifts and food with members of their households. Virtual gathertings on platforms such as Skype and Zoom are recommended for streaming religious sermons and connecting with loved ones to mark the celebration.  Though these ...Read more
2020-05-22
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Eid al-Fitr Celebrations Cancelled this Year?

Muslims world wide have been cautioned to pray home instead of visiting mosques this year in celebration of Eid al-Fitr. Celebrants are also advised to only share gifts and food with members of their households. Virtual gathertings on platforms such as Skype and Zoom are recommended for streaming relgious sermons and connecting with loved ones to mark the celebration.  Though these a ...Read more
2020-05-22
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Alhaji Attahiru Ahmed, Emir of Anka in Zamfara, has cautioned low income earners against marrying more than one wife

Alhaji Attahiru Ahmed, Emir of Anka in Zamfara, has cautioned low income earners against marrying more than one wife. Ahmed, who gave the warning on Sunday in Anka, said that multiple marriages was worsening the economic situation of the poor and making them even poorer. He spoke during the distribution of some women empowerment items donated by Hajia Aisha Bello-Matawalle, wife of the st ...Read more
2019-09-22
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