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Eid-el-Kabir :NUJ FCT Calls For Tolerance, Kindness_Ada Nkong

The Nigeria Union of Journalists FCT Council has called on its Muslim members to use the occasion of the 2020 Eid el-Kabir 2020 Sallah celebrations to pray for the security and peace of the territory and country at large. The Council also urged tolerance and kindness amongst all peoples and religions, stressing that these were… Continue reading Eid-el-Kabir :NUJ FCT Calls For Tolerance, Kindness_Ada Nkong

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Covid-19: Nigeria Goes Spiritual_Ada Nkong

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, other government officials and Christian leaders on Sunday attended the interdenominational church prayer service against the COVID-19 pandemic. The service is the culmination of three days of fasting and prayer organised by the Nigerian Inter-Religious Council. Meanwhile, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 had… Continue reading Covid-19: Nigeria Goes Spiritual_Ada Nkong

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Rethink: Pope Francis Warns That The Poor Have Become Part of Landscape_Ada Nkong

Pope Francis says that the coronavirus pandemic has shown how much the poor are disconnected from society. Poverty is often hidden away, he says, but trying to help others can help us rediscover ourselves.This coronavirus crisis is affecting us all, rich and poor alike, and putting a spotlight on hypocrisy. I am worried by the… Continue reading Rethink: Pope Francis Warns That The Poor Have Become Part of Landscape_Ada Nkong

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Vatican Free of Covid-19- Pope_Ada Nkong

Pope Francis said on Sunday the worst of the coronavirus crisis was over in Italy, addressing the faithful for the first time in Saint Peter’s Square since the health emergency began. The pontiff’s address came a day after the Vatican said there were no more cases of COVID-19 within its population. “Your presence in the… Continue reading Vatican Free of Covid-19- Pope_Ada Nkong

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Eid-al-Fitri: Imam Bars Worshippers Without FaceMask From Mosque in Nasarawa_Ada Nkong

Imam Khalud Ibrahim, of JIWIS Central Mosque, Gudi in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, on Sunday sent out worshippers without face masks from the Mosque during prayers to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nasarawa State government had on May 19, lifted the ban on religious gathering for… Continue reading Eid-al-Fitri: Imam Bars Worshippers Without FaceMask From Mosque in Nasarawa_Ada Nkong

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Saudi Arabia Says Eid-al- Fitr To Start Sunday_Ada Nkong

Saudi Arabia Declares Eid al-Fitr To Start On Sunday Agency ReportUpdated May 22, 2020Saudis shop at the Panorama Mall in the capital Riyadh on May 22, 2020, as Muslims prepare to celebrate the upcoming Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr,… Continue reading Saudi Arabia Says Eid-al- Fitr To Start Sunday_Ada Nkong

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St Peter’s Basilica Reopens to Public_Ada Nkong

Pope Francis inaugurated the full reopening of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on Monday and Catholic churches across Italy held public Masses for the first time in two months, in the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions.Francis said a private Mass in a side chapel where St. John Paul II is buried to commemorate the… Continue reading St Peter’s Basilica Reopens to Public_Ada Nkong

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OIC Executive Committee Resolve to Jointly Tackle Covid-19_Ada Nkong

As part of her contribution to the fight against Covid-19, Bangladesh has proposed to establish an OIC Covid-19 Response and Recovery Fund, based on voluntary contributions of the Member States. A statement signed by Md. Tohidul Islam Senior Information Officer Ministry of Foreign Affairssays the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has committed to strengthen the… Continue reading OIC Executive Committee Resolve to Jointly Tackle Covid-19_Ada Nkong

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Saudi Arabia Announces Ramadan Starts Friday_Ada Nkong

Saudi Arabia, home to Islam’s holiest shrines, has announced that the holy fasting month of Ramadan will start Friday, as Muslims worldwide face unprecedented restrictions to counter coronavirus. “Based on the sighting of the new month’s moon … it has been decided that Friday is the start of the month of Ramadan,” the royal court… Continue reading Saudi Arabia Announces Ramadan Starts Friday_Ada Nkong