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President Buhari was joined by his wife, Aisha, children, and others to celebrate Eid El Filtri, at the statehouse Abuja.

Eid El Filtri is celebrated to mark the end of the Ramadan fast. Buhari had directed that activities to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri to mark the end of Ramadan fast should be low key.

According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media and Publicity MallamGarba Shehu, the President, just like last year, cancelled the traditional Sallah homage during which time he receives religious, traditional and political leaders at the State House.

The President will be restricted to having a low-key Eid prayer on the forecourt of Presidential Villa with his family and few public servant so.

See photos from the celebration today below;
The governor urged the general public to use the period to pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the state.

As Muslim faithful in the country celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, the Jigawa State Government has declared Friday, May 14, a public holiday.

This was announced in a statement signed by Alhaji Isma’il Ibrahim, Public Relations Officer, Office of the State Head of the Civil Service, Alhaji Hussaini Kila, on Thursday in Dutse.

Ibrahim quoted Kila as congratulating the Muslim Ummah on the celebration of Eid-el-Fitr on behalf of Gov. Muhammad Badaru.

He added that the head of the civil service urged the civil servants and the general public to use the period and pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the state.

The Federal Government had earlier declared Wednesday and Thursday as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr by the citizens.


Davido has paid tribute to his personal bodyguard, Ogbeide Tijani Olamilekan, who died on Tuesday, December 8, after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment.

Ogbeide's who served as Davido's personal bodyguard for 11 years, died on Tuesday leaving behind a wife and children. He was 36 years old.

In a post shared on Twitter on Wednesday morning, December 9, Davido recounted the priceless moments he and Tijani shared while they were together. He remembered how selfless Tijani was to him and how he cared so much for him. The singer at the end of his tribute said he is tired of being strong.

See his post below


The Confederation of African Football has unveiled the fixtures for the first round of the 2020/21 CAF Confederation Cup after the preliminary round was concluded at the weekend.

According to the continental football governing body, the first-leg matches will be played on 22 and 23 December 2020, and the second leg on 5, 6 January 2021.

It said first-named teams are first-leg hosts

Tevragh-Zeina, Mauritania vs RS Berkane, Morocco
Renaissance, Chad vs ES Sétif, Algeria
USGN, Niger vs JS Kabylie, Algeria
TAS Casablanca, Morocco vs ESAE, Benin
ASC Diaraf, Senegal vs FC San Pédro, Cote d’Ivoire
Al Mokawloon Al Arab, Egypt vs Étoile du Sahel, Tunisia
Al Ittihad, Libya vs Pyramids, Egypt
US Monastir, Tunisia vs Al Ahli Tripoli, Libya
Namungo, Tanzania vs El Hilal El Obeid, Sudan
Sagrada Esperança, Angola vs Orlando Pirates, South Africa
AS Kigali, Rwanda vs KCCA, Uganda
NAPSA Stars, Zambia vs UD Songo, Mozambique
Bravos do Maquis, Angola vs DC Motema Pembe, DR Congo
Al Amal Atbara, Sudan vs Salitas, Burkina Faso
Green Eagles, Zambia vs Coton Sport, Cameroon
Bloemfontein Celtic, South Africa vs Rivers United, Nigeria

The 16 winners of the two-leg first-round matches advance to the play-off round, where' they will be joined by the 16 losers of the Champions League first round.

(PANA/NAN)

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