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24 Aug
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, on his 65th birthday. He joined the Sultanate, family members and religious leaders in the country to celebrate with the 20th Sultan, who was born on August 24. Congratulating the spiritual leader for close to 15 years of guiding the Muslim…
7 Aug
The Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for
24 Jun
For some time there has hardly been a day without one depressing report or the other assailing Nigerians. Thank goodness, there came some breath of fresh air the other day when a collection of leading figures
12 May
The media office of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has denied claims that the monarch made a u-turn over his declaration of Thursday, May 13, 2021 as 1st Shawwal 1442 AH and day for Idul-Fitri celebration. Bashir Adefaka of Sultan Media Office in a statement described the claims as an unfortunate attempt…
10 May
As this year’s Ramadan approaches an end, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has ordered Muslim Ummah to look out for the crescent (moon) of Shawwal, 1442 AH tomorrow.
23 Apr
Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar...
13 Apr
Sultan of Sokoto, Alh. Muhammad Abubakar Sa’ad III, has directed Muslims across the country to commence the fasting month of Ramadan today.
11 Apr
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for the crescent (moon) of Ramadan 1442AH from Monday.
4 Apr
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Sunday, turbaned no fewer than 20 dignitaries, including three sons of the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, late Ibrahim Dasuki, with traditional titles of the caliphate.
30 Mar
Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared that traditional rulers would constantly maintain neutrality in the nation’s political affairs.
20 Mar
President of the Nigeria Supreme Council On Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has stressed the need for more political leaders...
14 Mar
The Sultan of Sokoto and the President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Monday March 15, as the first day

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Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people, the state government said Monday. Heavily armed gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but attacks have become even more violent in recent months. "Forty-three people have…
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