Muslims Commence Ramadan Fasting

Millions of Muslims across the globe are observing the Holy Month of Ramadan, which is characterised by fasting and worship.

  • Nigeria:  As Ramadan Begins

    Daily Trust, 10 July 2013

    The yearly religious obligation of fasting begins today in Nigeria and in many parts of the Muslim world. This is sequel to the broadcast last night by the Secretary General of the ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Ramadan Begins Tomorrow - Sultan

    Daily Trust, 9 July 2013

    The Islamic holy month of Ramadan is to start tomorrow in Nigeria, the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar announced last night, hours after most Muslim countries in the ... read more »

  • Gambia:  President Hosts Azaan, Zikr Quranic Recitation Competition

    The Daily Observer, 8 July 2013

    As Muslims across the globe prepare to embrace the Holy Month of Ramadan, which is characterised by fasting and worshipping, the Gambian leader Saturday evening organised a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ramadan - Dickson Urges Muslims to Emulate Qualities of Prophet Mohammed

    Daily Trust, 9 July 2013

    Governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson has called on Muslims in the country to observe the Ramadan fast in line with the commandments of the Holy Quran and soberly reflect on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ramadan - Aduda Donates to Muslims, Preaches Peaceful Co-Existence

    Daily Trust, 9 July 2013

    The Senator representing the Federal Capital Territory in the National Assembly, Senator Philips Aduda, yesterday donated 1,000 bags of millet, 500 bags of rice and 500 bags of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Happy Ramadan to All Muslim Ummah (press release)

    Office of Senator Bukola Saraki, 9 July 2013

    I welcome all Muslim faithfuls to the holy month of Ramadan- the month of blessings and forgiveness, a period when Muslims in the world over would have private time to reflect in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Ideal of Ramadan

    Premium Times, 9 July 2013

    I dare say nothing in my opinion symbolises the speed at which time flies more than Ramadan. It seems to me like only yesterday we were celebrating the last Ramadan when the thirty ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigerians to Start Ramadan On Wednesday

    Premium Times, 8 July 2013

    The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced that the Ramadan fast is to start on Wednesday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ramadan - NSCDC Charges Security Operatives to Be More Vigilant

    Vanguard, 8 July 2013

    The Kwara command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has charged security operatives to be more vigilant during and after the Ramadan. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ramadan - Northern Governors Urge Muslims to Pray for Nigeria

    Premium Times, 8 July 2013

    The Northern States Governors Forum, NGSF, has called on Muslims to use the holy month of Ramadan to pray to Almighty Allah for the quick resolution of the security challenges ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Ramadan - Nigeria Needs Deliverance, Says Tinubu

    This Day, 9 July 2013

    A former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Monday called on all Muslims to embrace the virtues of personal sacrifice, self-discipline and tolerance during the holy month ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  As We Enter Ramadan... (editorial)

    Leadership, 9 July 2013

    The Muslim faithful all over the world know that the Holy Qur'an was revealed in the month of Ramadan. It was revealed on the night of Laylatul Qadr which is described in the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ramadan Starts Tomorrow

    Leadership, 9 July 2013

    The Secretary General of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has said that the Muslim fasting season would start tomorrow following the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigerians to Start Ramadan Fast Wednesday

    Premium Times, 8 July 2013

    The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has announced that the Ramadan fast is to start on Wednesday. read more »

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