Sultan: Everything not okay in Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday urged religious leaders to unite and preach against violence before, during and after the 2019 elections, just as he said Nigerians should stop deceiving themselves over the country’s problems. He also advised politicians to stop fighting because of defections. “Politics is a choice, like religion. Therefore, let’s […]

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Eid-el-Kabir to hold August 21

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sunday August 12 as the first day of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah. This was contained in a statement yesterday by the Deputy Secretary General of the NSCIA, Prof Salisu Shehu. The statement said, […]

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Look For Ramadan Moon Wednesday – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has urged Muslims across the country to look for the new moon of Ramadan Wednesday. The Deputy Secretary-General of the NSCIA, Prof Salisu Shehu in a statement yesterday quoted the Sultan as felicitating with Muslims […]

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NAHCON Extends Deadline For Hajj 2018 Registration

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria ( NAHCON) has extended the deadline for registration of intending pilgrims for Hajj 2018. The commission has earlier fixed March 31 as the deadline for registration. A statement signed by Fatima Mustapha on Saturday said following the town hall meetings held to sensitise intending pilgrims as well as series […]

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Heads Must Roll Over Dapchi Schoolgirls – JNI

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) yesterday demanded that the federal government identify and punish those on whose watch the Dapchi schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists. The JNI also urged the federal government to do everything possible to immediately rescue all the abducted schoolgirls and others in the captivity of Boko Haram. Recall that 110 […]

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