As Christians commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria known as Shia, Nasarawa State branch visited one of the largest denomination in Lafia the state capital to show their solidarity with its Christian population.
The prayer session was held at the Evangelical Reformed Church of Christ (ERCC), Graceland Lafia, Nasarawa State.
Leader of the Islamic group, Mallam Muhammad Amin submitted that they were at the church to pray for the healing of the country and Nasarawa State in particular as well as rejoice with Christians on the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Mallam Amin noted that the birth of Jesus Christ was significant to mankind hence the need for them to rejoice together in love as enshrined in the Holy books adding that the two major religions believe that Jesus Christ is the true Messiah.
“We are today worshipping here with our Christians brothers and sister to Strengthens the bond of unity, oneness and to pray for the healing and forgiveness of our country and Nasarawa in particular.”
Also speaking, Mallama Zainab Mohammed said there is no discrimination in worshipping God hence the need for people to tolerate one another irrespective of their belief.
Senior Pastor in charge of the Church, Reverend Habila Anthony had earlier announced the presence of the Shia members maintaining that the visit of the Muslims was genuine and urged the members not to panic.
Rev. Habila Anthony described the visit by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria to the church as a sign of unity and love that both religions preach.
Meanwhile many Nigerians across the Social Media have hailed the move, describing it as timely and reassuring.
74-Year-Old Minister Of Agriculture Mohammed Sabo Nanono Marries 18-Year-Old In Secret Wedding- Report
Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Alhaji Mohammed Sabo Nanono, has reportedly married an 18-year-old secondary school leaver.
Online news media, DAILY NIGERIAN reported that the 74-year-old Minister of Agriculture tied the knot with the young woman identified simply as Rakiya, in a secret wedding held on Saturday, April 3, in Jere Town, Kaduna State.
We gathered that only three representatives of the minister attended the ceremony and that the young bride has already settled in the minister’s Tamandu Close residence in Kano.
“The minister only assigned three people and warned them against disclosing the details of the marriage to people,” said a family source who preferred anonymity.
The source said Nanono’s family had kicked against the wedding but the minister insisted on marrying the girl despite the over 50-years age gap.
“The minister is madly in love. He appeared unstoppable,” the source added.
Husband sheds tears as his five wives hit him with a big surprise
After three decades of peaceful marriage, a prominent Ugandan businessman, Hajji Mohammad Ngobi, was moved to tears after his five wives threw a surprise party to celebrate his 57th birthday.
The five women, Aisha Namatende, Zulufah Nampina, Sumaya Ngobi, Hajjati Lamulal Ngobi, Aminah Namukose and Sharifah Ngobi, have been married to Ngobi for a period of 30 to 10 years. Ngobi is also the prime minister of the Nagwere clan.
The party was held at the home of the eldest wife, Namatende in Nabidongha zone, Iganga town last week.
In speeches before their families, the women thanked a blushing Hajji Ngobi for creating a harmonious relationship among them.
The women said that Hajji Ngobi had never discriminated against any of them in his treatment and ensured that he always shared all family resources equitably. Hajjati Zulufah Nampina recalled the many instances when Hajji Ngobi was considerate in his treatment.
The surprised Hajji Ngobi shed tears as he listened to speeches from his five wives and their children.
Hajji Ngobi said he had not expected the party thrown in his honour and thanked his wives and family for appreciating his decades of work.
“I have been able to build a house for each of my wives and they all have a business. Before I add another one, I am always open to the new one to know that she is not alone, but that there other women as well.” he said.
Sheikh Shaban Ngobi, who presided over the function, urged wives in the audience to emulate the women before them. Sheikh Ngobi is Hajji Ngobi’s brother.
Family and friends concluded the evening by singing and presenting birthday gifts to Hajji Ngobi.
Business1 year ago
NDDC BOARD: SENATOR PETER NWAOBOSHI AND OTHER SENATORS SCREEN NOMINEES
News11 months ago
Gunmen invade cemetery, exhume, move away with body of Rivers council boss who died of COVID-19
News1 year ago
How Two Secondary School Students Sold Their Colleagues To Ritualists In Ogun State