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Who lost America? A View from the East

 By: TOUQIR HUSSAIN    SOURCE: DAWN SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 BEGINNING with China in 1949, then Cuba in 1959, and Iran in 1979, Americans have been arguing over who ‘lost’ these countries. It is time for another debate. Who lost America? At its heart, the loss is of democracy at home and hegemony abroad. For much of its history, […]

Buhari lauds Saudi Arabia for its kindness to Nigeria

September 8, 2021 President Muhammadu Buhari says the oil rich kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been quite kind to Nigeria. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesman in a statement said the president disclosed this when he hosted the Saudi Arabian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prince Faisal Al-Saud on Tuesday in Abuja. President Buhari observed that with

El-Rufai visits Plateau on condolence over attacks

thenationonlineng.net  SEPTEMBER 5, 2021 Gov. Nasiru El’ Rufai of Kaduna State, has visited Plateau to commiserate with the government and its people, over loss of lives and property in recent attacks in the state. El’Rufai’s condolence visit to Plateau is contained in a statement on Sunday by Mr Doman Wetkum, Chief Press Secretary to the […]

Adamawa deboards 30 schools over fear of abductions

thenationonlineng.net  SEPTEMBER 5, 2021 A statement announcing the development said suspension of all boarding arrangements for the schools takes effect from Monday, September 6 ostensibly to forestall possible abduction of students by bandits. Prior to this decision, 34 secondary schools ran facilities for boarding students but four of such schools are to retain

Northern governors’ wives decry abduction of pupils

 SEPTEMBER 5, 2021 Northern Governors’ Wives Forum (NGWF), weekend, said the region cannot continue with the continued closure of schools over abduction of pupils, as their children must go to school. They maintained that the continued shutting down of schools over bandits’ attacks cannot be sustained, as it is just a short-term measure. Chairperson of […]

Reciting the Qur’ān during prayer

‘Ā’isha (RA) reported the Prophet (ﷺ) as saying, “Reciting the Qur’ān during prayer is more excellent than reciting it at other times, and reciting the Qur’ān at a time other than during prayer is more excellent than extolling God and declaring His greatness. Extolling God is more excellent than sadaqa, sadaqa is more excellent than […]