First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, was recently filmed carrying out the symbolic “stoning of the devil” at this year’s hajj.
The wife of the President joined other Muslim pilgrims on Saturday to pray on Mount Arafat as part of the hajj rites. From there, they headed to Muzdalifah .
While leaving Muzdalifah, the first lady shared a video showing her collecting pebbles for the “stoning of the devil”.
She captioned it: “Alhamdullilah, we are now leaving Muzdalifah collecting pebbles for the jumarat.”
Aisha Buhari later shared another video showing her performing the Jamarat (symbolic stoning of devil).
When checked further ‘ the Stoning of the Devil’ is part of the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. During the ritual, Muslim pilgrims throw pebbles at three walls, called jamarat, in the city of Mina just east of Mecca.
The former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has reacted to the claims that he denied an American visa.
The earlier claims were by different political camps.
In a statement released by his media aide Valentine Obienyem, the Vice Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election stated that he is currently in the United States contrary to claims of being one of the politicians blacklisted by the US authorities over the 2019 elections.
The statement read in part,“Obi is a good brand such that organisations and countries are satisfied to associate with him because he has proved to be a highly responsible person/ politician.
“Those peddling the rumour are...
Nigerian singer cum song writer, Obiwon, who has been married to his wife, Nkechi, for over 7 years now, has listed three things that doesn't make marriage a good one.
Obiwon expressed his thoughts on the great institution via a post he shared on his Facebook page.
The singer stated that money, marriage or great sex doesn't make marriage a good one.
He wrote: "In my little years married and from what I've seen, I realise:
- Money does not make a good marriage
- Great sex does not make a good marriage
- Children do not make a good marriage
Surely these three things enhance marriage but they do not form the foundation. I opine...
A Nigerian lecturer at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Dr. Yakubu Nura, has won the World Physics Competition by defeating about 5720 contenders from 97 countries.
It was gathered that World Championship-2019 in Physics (Einstein's planetary equation) acknowledged the outstanding international contributions and selected him "based on international meritorious competition".
Dr. Nura’s research article was announced winner among 5721 nominations from 97 countries, screened for the championship.
Nura is now recognized as the father of modern Einstein's planetary equation studies in Physics. The award was instituted to identify brilliant scientists and academicians around the world.
The competition is organized by the International Agency for Standards and Ratings at international level. According to Voice of Nigeria, Nura...