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Religious Centres Still On Lockdown? Perform This Eid-el-Fitr Prayers at Home



Eid-el-Fitr Prayers | Jama'atu Nasril Islam | Jama'atu Nasril Islam

Explainer Steps on How Eid-el-Fitr Prayers can be Done at Home

Eid-el-Fitr Prayers to be done at home | Jama’atu Nasril Islam | Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar

The coronavirus got itself attached to the word “pandemic”, meaning it affects each and every one of us.

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the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar,

And as we all know Eid-el-Fitr celebration is near, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, who is the president-general of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has enjoined all Muslims faith to observe the Eid-El-Fitr prayers at home in order to adhere and obey the COVID-19 Social Distancing tule laid by NCDC.

Quoting From a reliable source, the below steps will help you to perform Eid-el-Fitr prayers at home. The steps are provided by the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI).

Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), said the Eid-el-Fitr prayers can be performed at home with family members or alone in case the person is alone.

It was gathered that the directive is contained in a statement released by the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI’s) secretary General, Shaykh Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu

Below is how to observe the Eid prayer at home:

The Eid-el-Fitr Prayers are two Raka’at.

First Raka’at

1. Seven (7) TAKBIRAT are to be pronounced in the first Raka’at, including the opening TAKBIR.
2. Then SURATUL FATIHA is read and any other SURAH, preferably SURATUL A’ALA. Read more:

Second Raka’at

3. In the second Raka’at, five (5) TAKBIRAT are be pronounced.
4. Then SURATUL FATIHA is read and any other SURAH, preferably SURATUL GHASHIYAH.
Since the prayers are to be observed at home, the KHUTBAH(sermon) is to be suspended.

Shaykh Aliyu, the JNI’s scribe, explained that in some states where governments have decided to observe the Eid-el-Fitr prayer, strictest measures of distancing, face masks, and sanitizers must be followed.

He recommended that neighborhood mosques can be utilized in this case if it becomes necessary.


Meanwhile, Muslims are also urged not to forget the Sitta-Shawwal, that is, the six-days recommended fasting, that follows Ramadan fasting as recommended by the Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

Meanwhile, it was previously reported that the Kano State Council of Ulamas opposed the decision by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to allow mosques and churches to resume congregational prayers amid rising cases of Covid-19 in the state.

The clerics insisted that the decision could further increase the rate of infections in the state.

The Sultan of Sokoto was applauded by Nigerians for showing great leadership.

This was disclosed on Twitter via EiE Nigeria

“Thank you for showing leadership!”

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Labour Force

Kogi Governor Approves Implementation of N30,000 Minimum Wage for workers



Kogi Governor Approves Implementation of N30,000 Minimum Wage for workers

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has approved the implementation of N30,000 as minimum wage for the workers in the state.


The secretary to the state government, Folashade Ayoade disclosed this on Tuesday after an extensive meeting with the organized labour in Lokoja


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She blamed the delay in the implementation on the inability for the committee to meet regularly due to the covid-19 pandemic which has been overcome.


The SSG equally commended the organised labour for their understanding and patience, which she said has resulted into the signing of the implementation of the new minimum wage.

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CBN to End Forex Sales to Commercial Banks in 2022



Author: Eunice Johnson, Abuja 

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has put Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) on notice that it will stop selling forex to them by the end of 2022. CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele made this known in Abuja on Thursday at the end of the Bankers’ Committee Meeting where he also introduced the RT200 Programme.




Emefiele said the time had come for the banks to go out there and source for forex by funding entrepreneurs with ideas. The CBN, Emefiele said, will support the banks by granting rebates and other support until the banks find their feet in sourcing their forex by themselves.

He also disclosed that the apex bank’s policies and measures have led to a significant improvement in diaspora inflow from an average of US$6 million per week in December 2020 to an average of over US$100 million per week by January 2022. He added that the CBN would be reviewing these intervention programmes going forward to ensure that they continue to achieve the desired results.

He said international bodies, including some embassies and donor agencies, have been complicit in illegal forex transactions that have hindered the flow of foreign exchange into the country.


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Customs CG Deploys 37 Comptrollers as Comptroller Attah Heads Kebbi Command



Customs CG Deploys 37 Comptrollers as Comptroller Attah Heads Kebbi Command

Author: Gift Wada, Abuja

The Comptroller General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd.) has approved the deployment of 37 Comptrollers to various Units, Departments and Commands across the country.

This was disclosed in a release signed on Tuesday by the Customs Deputy National, DC Timi Bomodi for the Comptroller General of Customs.

Among those deployed are the present National PRO of Customs Comptroller Joseph Attah who will assume the office of Area Controller of Kebbi Command, Comptroller AAS Oloyede who shall be moving from ICT/MOD to Tin Can Island Port Command, while Comptroller SI Bomoi to FCT Command. Other postings are Comptroller BA Jaiyeoba to Oyo/Osun Command, Comptroller A Dappa-Williams to Eastern Marine Command, Compt. MA Umar Kano/Jigawa, Compt. KC Egwuh ICT/MOD, Compt. LM Mark Enugu/Anambra/Ebonyi, Compt. T Tachio CTC Kano, Compt. AA Umar Western Marine, Compt. M Dansakwa North Eastern Marine, Compt. AC Ayalogu T & T and Compt. KD Ilesanmi will assume duty as Comptroller Board among others.


Ali in postings released on 7th of February, charged the newly posted Comptrollers to justify the confidence reposed in them by NCS Management by bringing to bear their years of experience and training in trade facilitation and anti-smuggling activities on their new assignment.


Given the enormous expectations of government regarding revenue generation in the current year, the Comptroller General reiterated the need for all Area Controllers and Unit heads to take full charge of the affairs of their Commands by ensuring absolute compliance with extant fiscal policies while leveraging on the efficient management of data to optimize trade facilitation and revenue collection.

Furthermore, the CGC directed all officers to be extremely vigilant in protecting the lives and wellbeing of Nigerians by ensuring the full fortification of our borders against the incursion of smugglers and other cross border criminals.

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