Eid-el Maulud: FG declares Thursday October 29 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday, October 29 as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eidul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. In a statement released today October 27, the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola,  congratulated Muslim faithfuls both at home and abroad for witnessing this year’s occasion. He enjoined them…

We disbursed N6 billion to poor households in Zamfara – Humanitarian minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq on Tuesday October 27 revealed that her ministry has disbursed over N6 billion to poor households in six out of the 14 local government areas of Zamfara under the 2020 Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme.  Speaking during the flag off of Grant for Rural Women…

Plateau government relaxes 24-hour curfew

The Plateau state government has relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on Jos South and Jos North Local Government Areas.  Governor Simon Lalong reportedly took the decision following an assessment of the security situation in Jos the Plateau State capital and the subsequent recommendation of the state security council.  The new curfew allows movement between 6am and 12 midnight.…