• Fayose declares fasting on his birthday, berates APC leadership

    Fayose declares fasting on his birthday, berates APC leadership

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday condemned the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government for abolishing the middle class in Nigeria by bringing untold hardship on the people.

    The governor, who turned 56 years on Tuesday, declared solidarity for the “people who are suffering and lacking the basic necessities of life at a level never seen before in this country.”

    He blamed the situation largely on the incompetence of the APC-led Federal Government.

    Fayose, who also declared fasting on his birthday, said celebrating […]

  • Recession: CAN declares three days of fasting, prayers for Nigeria

    Recession: CAN declares three days of fasting, prayers for Nigeria

    It was gathered that the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria has declared three days of fasting for Nigeria in the bid for the country to overcome the economic recession it is facing.

    The decision of the CAN leadership was contained in a statement on Tuesday.

    The fasting has been scheduled for September 21 to 23.

    According to the statement signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, the Special Assistant (Media) to the CAN President, Rev. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, the prayer and fasting will […]

  • Unbelievable! Meet the 44-year-old Woman Who Has Been Fasting for the Past 16 Years (Photo)

    Unbelievable! Meet the 44-year-old Woman Who Has Been Fasting for the Past 16 Years (Photo)

    A woman who has lived without eating food for the past 16 years has come under the spotlight again for new reasons.

    Irom Chanu Sharmila is an Indian woman who started a hunger strike about 16 years ago.

    Now after all these years, the woman who is widely regarded as India’s “Iron Lady”, is expected to eat her first meal on Tuesday.

    According to reports, The 44-year old campaigner, detained under a law that makes attempting suicide illegal, has become a symbol of […]

  • Governor Ugwuanyi weeps as herdsmen ravaged community, declares 2 days fasting

    Governor Ugwuanyi weeps as herdsmen ravaged community, declares 2 days fasting

    Tears flowed Tuesday morning as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State visited Ukpabi, Nimbo, in Uzo-Uwani local government area of the state.

    The community came under attack Monday morning, leading to the reported death of 21 persons. Ugwuanyi, who could not hold back tears, was in the company of Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Nwodibo Ekechukwu the GOC 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, as well as the Enugu State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC.

    The Governor, […]

  • Fasting, putting the Food Mania under control

    Fasting, putting the Food Mania under control

    Let’s discuss what’s hard to ignore in Ramadan – FOOD. Food, as we all know, becomes the center of attention in this month. Walk in any store frequented by Muslims a day or two during Ramadan and Muslims’ food frenzy becomes quite clear. The sight of a Muslim’s shopping cart – packed to the brim with a variety and volume of food offers an amazing as well as an amusing scene. Such a view is common only when people are […]

  • Ramadan -7 Hadiths on fasting

    Ramadan -7 Hadiths on fasting

    Following is a collection of hadith that reveal the status of the blessed month, its merits, rewards and special offers, as well as the Prophet’s example in Ramadan.

    When Ramadan enters, the gates of Paradise are opened, the gates of Hellfire are closed and the devils are chained. (Al-Bukhari and Muslim)

    Fasting is a shield; so when one of you is fasting he should neither indulge in obscene language nor should he raise his voice in anger. If someone attacks him or […]