STATE OF THE NATION: Mbaka Vows Not To Keep Quiet, Confirms DSS Invitation

ENUGU/Nigeria: The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has confirmed his invitation to Abuja for interrogation by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). But Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described the invitation of Mbaka while sparing Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, as double standards. Gumi had been meeting with and negotiating with terrorists and bandits for ransom in their hide-outs in the North. However, Mbaka has vowed not to keep mum while the country deteriorates. His words: “If they…

IRREGULAR MIGRATION, HUMAN TRAFFICKING: Delta Partners Church

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday said the state government would partner with the Lutheran Church of Christ and other faith-based organisations in the fight against irregular migration and human trafficking. Okowa gave the pledge when he received the Archbishop of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria and President of the Lutheran World Federation, Archbishop Musa Panti and his delegation at Government House, Asaba. He said that the Church was a worthy partner in fight against the scourge as it was in a position to preach the…

Catholic Cleric Tasks the Privileged on Rendering more Services to The Society, As Dr (Mrs) Rukevwe Ugwumba Appreciates God

EFFURUN/Nigeria: Well meaning and privileged individuals in the society have been enjoined to render more services that would promote the work of God and wellbeing of mankind. Rev Fr John Ederaine gave the charge in a Sunday sermon at the Mother of Redeemer Catholic Church, Effurun, Uvwie local government area of Delta State. The Catholic Priest at the service which featured a birthday thanksgiving of a onetime Special Adviser on Health Matters to former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan and President, Jesu Marie Empowerment Foundation, Dr (Mrs) Rukevwe Ugwumba, charged the children…

EID-EL-FITRI: De-Lace International Congratulates Muslims

KADUNA/Nigeria: A company with its head office and factory located in Kaduna, De-Lace International Nigeria Limited has congratulated Muslims over the successful completion of the Month of Ramadan and the celebration of Eid-el-Fitr festival. This was expressed in a statement signed by the Managing Director of the company, Hajiya Safiya Asabe Bashir, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Friday. Hajiya Safiya Bashir who described the Eid-el-Fitr as an important festival, however, cautioned faithful to bearing mind that the deadly Covid-19 pandemic is still a threat to humanity. She prayed…

Islam, Peaceful Non – Violence Religion, Says Islamic Scholar

EFFURUN/Nigeria: An Islamic scholar, Ustaz Muhammad Muhajir Bin Muhammad has asserted Islam is a peaceful and nonviolence religion. The Islamic scholar, who is a preacher of Islamic Propagators Centre, Warri made the assertion in an interaction with our correspondent at his Effurun residence during the just concluded Muslim festival of Eid- el-Fitr celebration. He posited that the word ‘ Islam’ is derived from the word ‘peace’ and that it is therefore a misconception for anybody to attribute violence to the Islamic Religion. Muhammad maintained that the Islamic religion was a…

Issele-Uku Monarch Fetes Muslims On Eid-El-Fitr

By Patrick Ochei ISSELE-UKU/Nigeria: The traditional ruler of Issele-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha North local government area of Delta State, HRM Agbogidi Obi Nduka has celebrated the Eid-El-Fitr with Muslims at the Issele-Uku Royal Palace on Thursday 13th May, 2021. The monarch who presented the Muslim community with foodstufs, drinks and money, appreciated them for being peaceful and supportive of the traditional laws of Issele-Uku. Obi Nduka appealed to them to continue to remain law abiding and holding on to the tenets of peace and unity of Issele-Uku community, Aniocha North, Delta State…

EID-EL-FITR: Reps Minority Caucus Congratulates Nigerians, Urges Peaceful Co-Existence

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated Muslims on the completion of Holy Ramadan fasting and urged Nigerians to use the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr to rekindle hope in the unity of the country The caucus in a Statement signed by the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, urged Nigerians, especially the leaders to deploy the imbibed lessons of self-restrain and trust in God to engender honesty, justice, mutual respect, tolerance, peaceful co-existence as well as love and care for one another, in line…

Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Preaches Peace, Unity At Eld-el-Fitr

ASABA/Nigeria: The   Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on Muslim faithful to use the Eld-el-Fitr to pray for peace and unity in the Country. The Speaker in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu implored Muslim faithful in the country not to relent in their prayers for peace and unity of the nation. While calling on Muslim faith to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan to all and sundry, the Speaker who is also the national Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of…

EID-EL-FITR: Okowa Calls For Prayers To Fight Insecurity

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Nigerians to have full recourse to God for solution to protecting insecurity in the country. He made the call in his message to Muslims in Delta and across the country on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr celebration. In the message conveyed in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika in Asaba, the governor said that Muslims and Christians should intensify prayers to complement federal and states’ governments efforts at ending insecurity in the country. He added that Nigerians should…

EID-EL-FITR: Pray For Peace Unity Among Nigerians- Ereyitomi Charges Muslims …As He Congratulates Islamic Faithful in Warri Federal Constituency

ABUJA/Nigeria: As Muslims all over the world celebrate this year’s Eid-el-fitr in concluding their one month Ramadan fasting, The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi has urged all Islamic faithful in Nigeria and in Warri federal constituency to always pray for peace, unity and progress among  Nigerians. Chief Ereyitomi, while congratulating Muslims on completing the  spiritually significant month of sacrifice for all Muslims,  urged them to reflect on the importance of Ramadan in becoming good ambassadors of Islam in every of…