Showing posts with label Eid. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Eid. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Microphone Blast Eliminates Afghan Governor At Eid Prayers

A bomb hidden in a microphone has killed an Afghan provincial governor as he made a speech at a mosque after Eid prayers in Logar, near to the capital Kabul.

Arsala Jamal was appointed by President Hamid Karzai, like all 34 provincial governors, and he was viewed as a close ally of the president, acting as one of his campaign managers in the 2009 election.

“This morning, governor Jamal was delivering a speech after Eid prayers when he was killed with a bomb planted in the microphone,” Logar provincial governor spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish. “The governor wished to speak and congratulate everyone on the occasion of Eid. At the least 18 others have already been wounded, including civilians and government employees.”
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Monday, October 14, 2013

Cultist shoots man in Shomolu ahead of EID celebrations

Just as much are anticipating the week-long Sallah celebrations, the household lately Mr Azeez Ibrahim wouldn't be taking part in this sacred event joyfully as they hoped- An indiscriminate shooting in Shomolu section of Lagos led to the death of their own ward; who was shot in the arm, and died some hours later in a gutter infront of his residence.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Jonathan Felicitates With Muslims On Eid-El-Maulud

President Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with all Nigerians, especially Muslims, as they celebrate Eid-el-Maulud, which commemorates the birth of Prophet Mohammed.
In a message released in Abuja on Wednesday to mark the occasion, the president urged all true believers in the Prophet’s divine message to continue to pray for peace in all parts of the country and resolve to do more to support ongoing efforts by the Federal Government and its security agencies to ensure safety of life and property in Nigeria.


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