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Breaking: FCT Minister Cancels Eid-il-Fitr Prayer Gathering In Abuja

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The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello has disclosed that Eid prayers will not be held at the National Eid prayer ground in Abuja.

Bello, in a press release made available by his Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye, on Tuesday, said the decision was in compliance with the COVID-19 renewed restrictions.

He enjoined all worshippers to join the Eid prayers in their neighbourhood and reiterated that indoor worships will only be limited to less than 50 persons.

The minister advised that all COVID-19 guidelines should be adhered to over the third and fourth phase of the pandemic.

“There will be no Eid prayers at the National Eid prayer ground along the Umaru Musa Yar’adua Expressway (Airport Road),” the statement read in part.

“All worshippers are enjoined to hold Eid prayers outdoors within the premises of their neighbourhood Juma’at mosques.

“Indoor worship are to be limited to less than 50% of installed capacity.

“Religious authorities are advised to regulate the flow of people entering and exiting places of worship.

“All non-pharmaceutical intervention protocols of facial coverings, physical distancing and hand washing are to be observed

“All other Eid celebrations and activities should be confined to homes as all public parks, recreation and entertainment centres are to be closed.”

Recall that at the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 briefing on Monday, the National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed announced a nationwide curfew to curb the spread of the virus.

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Breaking: EFCC Begins Probe Of APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu

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Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has stated that former Lagos State Governor and APC National Leader Bola Tinubu is under investigation.

In an exclusive interview published by ThisDay on Sunday, Bawa said investigation does not end in a day as it could take a long time.

He said: “You asked me a question earlier about arresting people before investigation and now you are saying why didn’t we arrest Tinubu? Why didn’t you just say ‘arrest him?’

“Investigation is ongoing. When you are investigating matters like this, they don’t end in a day. Thousands of investigations are going on, on a daily basis.

“You understand? You know you are from the media. After you will say we are doing media trial.”

When Bawa was the head of the Lagos Zonal Office, he is believed to have demanded Tinubu’s assets declaration form.

In a related development, a former Managing Director of Alpha Beta LLP, Mr. Dapo Apara, has filed a suit demanding a Lagos State High Court to stop Tinubu from “controlling the finances of Alpha Beta.”

The suit was filed on Wednesday by Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN) on behalf of Apara.

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Just In: #BuhariMustGo Protesters Regroup, Block Abuja Airport Road

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Angry Nigerians protesting against bad governance and insecurity on Monday morning staged a peaceful protest and blocked Abuja Airport Road.

JomgNews Nigeria reports that, the protesters, mostly youth, took their campaign to Dantata Bridge along the road which serve as a major entrance and exit to the capital city as early as 5:00am chanting #BuhariMustGo.

This online medium gathered that, the protesters barricaded the Expressway with bonfire preventing vehicular movement along the road.

The protesters, who displayed placards, were on June 12 violently dispersed by a combined team of armed security operatives at Gudu junction when they were teargassed.

They were demanding an end to insecurity, bad governance, corruption, impunity and reversal of suspension on Twitter, among others.

— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) June 21, 2021

The #BuhariMustGo campaign which many believe was started by Mr. Omoyele Sowore has drawn attention from different parts of the countries with protests calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Just In: Gunmen Murder Ex-Naija FM Presenter, Eja Nla In Ibadan

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A former presenter with Naija FM and emerging actor, Titus Badejo, popularly known as Eja Nla, has been killed by unknown gunmen in Ibadan, Oyo State.

JomogNews Nigeria gathered from a competent source that the murder was carried out in front of 407 Club, Oluyole Estate, beside Bovas Filling Station, at about 11:30 pm.

According to the source, Badejo, who had been at the club since about 9pm, was leaving with some friends when two masked men riding on a motorcycle suddenly approached him and others, barking at them to lay flat.

It was after this they reportedly pumped bullets into Badejo before leaving without taking anything.

Badejo had celebrated his birthday about a week ago, during which he also held a programme in Ogbomoso, being an indigene of the town.

The programme, tagged ‘Made in Ogbomoso,’ by Eja Nla Entertainment, was used to elaborately celebrate what was said to be his 40th birthday.

He was also said to have been sighted in a location with the popular actor, Femi Adebayo and others, which he posted on a social media platform.

 

 

 

 

 

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