Posts Tagged ‘Ramadan’

Nigerians arrested for ‘eating during Ramadan fast’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 16, 2019
The Islamic Sharia police in northern Nigeria’s Kano state briefly detained 80 people accused of eating in public, rather than fasting from dawn to sunset as Muslims are required to do during their holy month of Ramadan. The Sharia police, known as Hisbah, say the people were arrested at different times across the city of […]

EID-EL-FITRI | Senate President, Saraki Urges Muslim faithful to Sustain Virtues Learnt in Ramadan

by Staff Writeron July 6, 2016
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has urged Muslim faithful in the country to sustain the values and virtues which the holy month of Ramadan taught them in their day-to-day relationship with God and fellow human beings. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu in Abuja, in […]

FLASH | Multiple Explosions Rock Saudi Arabia as Ramadan Fast Ends

by Staff Writeron July 4, 2016
Three separate explosions by suspected suicide bombers have occurred in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the annual Ramadan fast draws to a close. The first suicide blast, which was foiled by security operatives, took place near a U.S. consulate in the coastal city of Jeddah. A spokesperson of the Saudi government said the attack […]