• South West records highest road crashes at Sallah – FRSC

    South West records highest road crashes at Sallah – FRSC

    According to reports, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, on Tuesday said South West states recorded the highest number of road crashes during the commission’s just-concluded Special Sallah Patrol.

    Oyeyemi said this when he spoke at the Zonal Commanding Officers Workshop in Abuja.

    He said the affected states included Ondo, Osun and Oyo, which recorded the highest number of the crashes.

    Oyeyemi said: “The crash pattern has shifted again to the South West and most of the […]

  • Again, Nigerians Celebrate Bombs-free Sallah

    Again, Nigerians Celebrate Bombs-free Sallah

    For the second time in two months, Nigerians, especially Muslims in the country, yesterday celebrated a Sallah free of bomb attacks.

    This is even as President Muhammadu Buhari, who is in his hometown, Daura, Katsina State, for the Sallah celebration, expressed appreciation to Nigerians for supporting the federal government’s policies, programmes and actions aimed at improving security, revamping the economy and combating corruption.

    Unlike in the past when occasions such as yesterday’s Sallah celebration witnessed movement restriction especially in states in the […]

  • Photo: Emir of Kano, Sanusi buys new N132m Rolls Royce for Sallah

    Photo: Emir of Kano, Sanusi buys new N132m Rolls Royce for Sallah

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has acquired a brand new Rolls Royce for Sallah.

    The Emir, Monday, shared the picture of the new white car on the social media.emir-sanusi-buys-new-rolls-royce-worth-n132-million

    On his official instagram page, the Emir captioned the pictures thus: “Has just been added.”

    However, checks on the official website of the manufacturers show that the price of 2016 Rolls-Royce Phantom is valued at $417,825 (about N132

  • Sallah: FRSC convicts 45 motorists in Kaduna

    Sallah: FRSC convicts 45 motorists in Kaduna

    The Kaduna State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said, yesterday, that it had secured 45 convictions of motorists for various traffic offences in Kaduna.

    The Command’s Legal Officer, Mr. Ibrahim Tanko, told newsmen that the motorists were convicted via a mobile court during Sallah and ember months’ operations, which commenced on September 7.

    Tanko said that 19 of the offenders were convicted for driver’s licence violations, six for seat belt and two for driving with forged documents.

    He said that six […]

  • Sallah tragedies: Man dies during sepe drinking competition in Lagos

    Sallah tragedies: Man dies during sepe drinking competition in Lagos

    The Eid el-Kabir celebration was marred in different areas of Lagos yesterday, following the death of two persons.

    Adelove News gathered that one of the celebrants collapsed and died during a drinking competition at Orile, Iganmu area of state.

    The second victim, it was gathered, who was returning from a friend’s home was crushed by a vehicle at Ikeja, on Agege Motorway in his attempt to cross the road.

    On the dead drinker, an eyewitness said that he was with some of his […]

  • BBOG Group Laments Sallah CelebrationWithout Chibok Girls

    BBOG Group Laments Sallah CelebrationWithout Chibok Girls

    The #BringBackOurGirls group (BBOG) has lamented that it had to celebrate yet another Sallah without the 218 Chibok Girls, who were abducted by the Boko Haram sect, April 14, 2014.

    Speaking during the daily sit-out of the group, one of the members of the group, Abubakar Yusuf stated that it was unfortunate that Sallah after Sallah, celebrations after since the abduction, the whereabouts of the girls were still unknown.

    He called on the government to act and fast and bring about the […]

  • Alaafin of Oyo and his Oloris take photos with the ram they killed for the sallah

    Alaafin of Oyo and his Oloris take photos with the ram they killed for the sallah

    The monarch and his Oloris had a photo session with the ram they killed for the Sallah today Sept. 12th.

    The monarch and his Oloris had a photo session with the ram they killed for the Sallah today Sept.

  • Sallah: Governor Bello releases N1.4bn to augment LGA salaries

    Sallah: Governor Bello releases N1.4bn to augment LGA salaries

    The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has released N1.4 billion as a bailout to augment local government areas to pay shortfall of July and August salaries.

    Bello said the money was released to the councils for them to pay the July and August salary so that their staff can celebrate Sallah (eid-el Kabir) conveniently‎

    Speaking in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Jonathan Vatsa, the governor disclosed on Saturday that he has given the directive for […]

  • Buhari goes home, Daura to celebrate Sallah … more photos

    Buhari goes home, Daura to celebrate Sallah … more photos

    President Muhammadu Buhari will celebrate Eid-el-Kabir in his hometown of Daura, Katsina state. More photos detailed below:

    Buhari, who arrived Katsina on Friday, was received by Aminu Bello Masari, Katsina state governor, Mannir Yakubu, deputy governor, Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, emir of Katsina and other eminent

  • NSCDC deploys 30,000 personnel for Sallah

    NSCDC deploys 30,000 personnel for Sallah

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC has announced nationwide deployment of 30, 000 officers and men of the corps ahead of Monday’s Edi-el-Kabir celebrations.

    Commandant General of the NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu disclosed this in a special Sallah message issued yesterday in Abuja and signed by spokesman of the Corps, ACC Emmanuel Okeh.

    “The CG directed the Zonal commanders, state commandants as well as operational officers at the FCT and Headquarters to ensure effective deployment of personnel in strategic places […]

  • Illegal building: More structures to go after Sallah – Ambode

    Illegal building: More structures to go after Sallah – Ambode

    Illegal buildings and other structures in Ikoyi, Victoria and Lekki areas of Lagos State may be demolished after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations, as the special committee set up for the purpose, yesterday gave notice of enforcement Chairman of the Committee, Mr. Tunji Bello, said this followed the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum issued to owners of such structures.

    He disclosed that abandoned buildings, which allegedly harbour prostitutes, shanties, street hawkers and those who had converted walkways into trading points and food courts in […]