Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III
The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Aug. 10, as the first day of Muharram 1443AH.
The last five years or so must go down as our season of marching orders. Since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed power, the government seemed to pose the ability to give orders than its predecessors.
Despite reassurances by government, the deteriorating state of security in the country, particularly in the northeast, is daily testing the might of security agencies.
Traditional rulers have linked the incessant insecurity and other vices in the country to regimes of Generals Aguiyi Ironsi, Yakubu Gowon and Olusegun Obasanjo which stripped monarchs of some powers and did not give them any constitutional role.
Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said that not all Fulani herdsmen engage in terrorism.
4 Nov 2020
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, and the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, have called on the authorities to ensure good governance in the polity.
8 Jul 2020
The recurrent clamour for the sacking of the country’s security chiefs over the worsening state of insecurity took a frantic turn the other day, when the Jama’atu Nasril Islam
28 Aug 2019
Last June, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration said it would proscribe the almajiri schools – Quranic learning primary institutions associated with begging on economic and religious...
10 Feb 2019
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III on Friday commissioned the Maiduguri Central Mosque (MCM), completed by Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima, 33 years after the mosque project commenced. Addressing a crowd of Muslims, Abubakar said: “Borno is lucky to have Shettima, especially at challenging times, because he has proved more than capable of…
19 Nov 2018
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has condemned continuous ‘harassment’ of Muslim students and professionals on hijab, warning that any one found guilty of such act will henceforth face the wrath of the law.
11 Oct 2018
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has told governors of northern states to deliver on education or quit government.
14 Sep 2018
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has felicitated with the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs in Nigeria (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III and the entire Muslims of the federation on the occasion of the new Islamic year 1440.