Significance of Eid ul Fitr

Eid ul Fitr, also known as Ramadan Id, is celebrated by Muslims across the world, at the end of the month of Ramadan. It signifies the breaking of the fasting period, with the sighting of new crescent moon in the evening, on the last day of Ramadan. The celebration extends to a fiesta of three days and is also called ‘Choti Eid’, starting on the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Communities in Delta seeks FG intervention over gas flaring

…As three killed in two weeks Osakhare Erese, Asaba Ekpan and Uvwie communities in Delta State have sought the Federal Government and the Niger Delta Development Commission’s intervention into a worsened More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Uphold revocation Order on Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc, ERA/FoEN, tells Edo Govt

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), representatives of the Owan and Okomu communities and a host of civil society groups have urged the Dr. Godwin Obaseki More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Minister hails Okorocha over new NESREA zonal / state office

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has hailed the Executive Governor of Imo State, His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha for demonstrating his political will and commitment More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Getting Ready for Laila-tul-Qadr

Here are some steps that one can take to prepare for the nights of Laila-tul-Qadr.Here are some steps that one can take to prepare for the nights of Laila-tul-Qadr. 1) Get in high gear for the next 10 nights and More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Ramadan 2017: Why is it so important for Muslims?

Ramadan is the holiest month for Muslims. Every year, Muslims around the world fast during daylight hours, but what is it really about? What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar. Healthy More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Ogun reassures commitment to waste to energy scheme

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Ogun State Commissioner for Environment, Bolaji Oyeleye, has reassured government’s commitment at ensuring that the proposed wastes-to-energy project becomes a reality. The Commissioner, More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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NATO lawmakers warn on water shortages, climate change risks

Ahead of the G7 meeting hoding May 26 to 27, 2017 in Taormina, Italy, lawmakers from nations in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) are warning that climate change will lead to conflict and mass migration More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Lagos waterworks rehabilitation process lacks transparency – ERA/FoEN

A non – governmental organization (NGO) Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) said the planned rehabilitation of dilapidated water works in Lagos State is shrouded in secrecy. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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NEMA gives relief items to 1000 victims of windstorm in Kebbi state

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)has delivered relief assistance to over 1000 persons affected by windstorm disaster in Maiyama Local Government Area of Kebbi State. Presenting More...