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CAN President profers solution to Muslim leaders over those involved in Religious crisis

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The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)  on Sunday called on all Muslim leaders to speak out against those taking advantage of religion to commit crimes in the country.

The president expressed the hope that the prayers offered by Muslim clerics during the period of Ramadan would be answered to heal the nation.

CAN President, Dr Samson Ayokunle, made the demand in a message signed on his behalf by the association’s Director, Legal and Public Affairs, Kwamkur Samuel, to congratulate Muslims for successfully completing the Ramadan fasting and the celebration of Eid Mubarak.

He said, “It is our hope that the prayers offered by the Muslim Ummah within the solemn period are answered and will go a long way in healing our nation and bringing Nigeria out of her current challenges.

“We encourage Muslim leaders and committed Nigerians to speak out against those who take advantage of religion to commit heinous crimes. On our part as Christians, we will initiate and support all measures that will bring about unity, peace, love and development in our nation, Nigeria.”

Meanwhile, Ayokunle has called on Nigerians to continue to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari as his medical trip to the United Kingdom enters 50 days

Speaking in an interview with our correspondent, Ayokunle, however, said CAN would not be drawn into the controversies concerning the state of health of the President.

He said, “Our own concern is to be praying for him. For me, if he was well, Buhari would have been back to the country by now. So, it is obvious that Buhari is not okay. Before he travelled, he said it was only his doctors that would determine when he would come back. Right from time, we knew that Buhari’s return would be indefinite.”

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )

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#EndSARS: Enugu Govt Adjusts 24-Hour Curfew

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#EndSARS: Enugu Govt Adjusts 24-Hour Curfew

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on the residents of the State.

Recall that the Governor had declared curfew in Enugu East, Enugu North, and Enugu South Local Government Areas of the state following an outbreak of violence in those areas.

However, following the return of relative calm and hardship being suffered by residents of the affected areas, the Governor adjusted the curfew.

Also Read: #ENDSARS: IGP Talks Tough, Says Enough Is Enough

This was announced in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information, Mr Chidi Aroh, on Saturday.

“In its place, a 13-hour curfew from 6 pm to 7 am daily, is imposed in Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government Areas, with effect from 6 pm on Sunday, 25th October 2020 until further notice.”

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Fani-Kayode Condemns Video Asking Igbo Indigenes To Leave Yorubaland

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Fani-Kayode Condemns Video Asking Igbo Indigenes To Leave Yorubaland

Femi Fani–Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has condemned the threat of violence on Igbo indigenes in Yorubaland.

In a video circulating on social media, Grandson Adeyinka, a UK-based Nigerian, called on Igbo indigenes to leave south-west states.

Also Read: Nobel Laureate, Soyinka Denies Video Claim On Igbo, Yoruba

In the video, Adeyinka issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the Igbo, warning that those who refuse to leave will be dealt with.

Reacting to the video, the former Minister distanced the Yoruba people from the statement, urging the Igbo people in Lagos to stand firm and stand their ground.

He wrote:

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El-Rufai Imposes 24-hour Curfew On Seven Communities In Kaduna

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El Rufai Imposes 24-hour Curfew On Seven Communities In Kaduna Metropolis

Governor El-rufai

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has declared a 24-hour curfew in some communities in Kaduna South and Chikun Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan announced this is a statement on Saturday.

Although the reason for the restriction was not stated, it follows the looting of warehouses – where COVID-19 palliatives were reportedly stored by the government – by residents.

Also Read: Lekki Shooting Casualties ‘Have Questions To Answer’ — Tinubu

Residents were said to have trooped to Gwari Avenue where they discovered a warehouse and immediately forced it open and carted away food items.

Reacting to the development, the government directed security agencies involved to arrest and prosecute anyone found violating the curfew, and those responsible for the breakdown of law and order as well as looting and destroying properties.

The affected communities include Barnawa, Kakuri, and Television in Kaduna South LGA, and Maraban Rido, Sabon Tasha, Narayi, and Ungwan Romi of Chikun LGA.

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