Nigeria: Sallah Celebrated Amid Tight Security


Thousands of Muslim faithful in Bwari troop out to the Eid praying grounds to observe the two rakats Eid el-fitr prayer amidst tight security.
  • Nigeria:  Another Sallah Violence Averted in Jos

    This Day, 19 August 2012

    Eye witnesses told THISDAY that trouble started when some Muslim youths that were returning from the prayer ground at Farin Gada area began to throw stones at the Redeemed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Shoot Policeman in Kano

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    Gunmen yesterday attacked a Joint Task Force (JTF) checkpoint near the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital along Zaria Road in Kano, shooting a police officer. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sallah - Kuje, Gwagwalada Council Chairmen Call for Tolerance

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    Chairman of Kuje Area Council, Danladi Etsu Zhin, has called for tolerance and mutual understanding between Muslims and Christians in the council and the nation at large. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Muslims Observe Eid El-Fitr Prayers Amid Tight Security At Bwari, Mararaba

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    THOUSANDS of Muslim faithful in Bwari town yesterday trooped out to the Eid praying ground to observe the two rakats Eid el-fitr prayer amidst tight security. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Clark Slams Advocates of State Police

    This Day, 20 August 2012

    Elder statesman and leader of Ijaw nation, Chief Edwin Clark, has slammed advocates of state police, saying that the governors will use the security outfit as thugs to intimidate ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Damaturu Residents Mark Eid El-Fitr Amid Fear, Tight Security

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    Hundreds of Damaturu residents that chose to stay back in spite of the tension that sent scores on migration Sunday observed Eid el-fitr prayers amidst intense fear and tight ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Police Repel Attack in Yobe

    Vanguard, 20 August 2012

    The police in Yobe on Monday said that a section of Damagum Primary School in Damagum Local Government Area was gutted by fire from suspected explosions in the area. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sallah - Gumi, Gumbi, Others Sue for Peace in Kaduna

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    Prominent Muslim leaders Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi and Sheikh Sanusi yesterday in Kaduna emphasized the need for peaceful co-existence among the people irrespective of religious, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Atiku Urges Nigerians to Love One Another

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Muslims across the country to be united and rally round the country's leaders to find lasting solutions to problems of poverty and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  On Eid El-Fitr, Sultan Says...'Islam Facing Blackmail' - Jonathan - Prayers Will Solve Our Problems

    Daily Trust, 20 August 2012

    Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar yesterday said the incessant violence in the North is being exploited to blackmail Islam by associating it with terrorism. read more »