Sultan of Sokoto
Bandits now buy things in markets unchallenged, Sultan laments
The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (SCIA), Alhaji Saad Abubakar 111, yesterday, painted a gloomy picture of banditry and general insecurity in the North.
Sultan urges Muslims to look for new moon from Sunday
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has requested Muslim Ummah to start to look for the new moon of Rabi’ al-thani 1442AH from Sunday.
#EndSARS: Buhari meets monarchs, delegates Gambari to engage stakeholders
President Muhammadu Buhari has delegated his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, to lead high profile government officials to various parts of the country to engage with youths and other stakeholders as part of the process to address their grievances. Prof Gambari's assignment came after President Buhari's Thursday meeting with selected traditional rulers led by…
Sultan, Ooni urge good governance to quell agitations
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.
Sultan urges Muslims to embrace Hajj Savings Scheme
President General, Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has appealed to Muslims to embrace the Hajj Savings Scheme...
MURIC hails Sultan’s leadership style
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has described the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammadu Sa‘ad Abubakar, as cerebral, uncommon and totally detribalised. MURIC, in a statement by Professor Ishaq Akintola in its goodwill message to Sultan on his 64th birthday, said: “Sultan Abubakar is a…
Insecurity: The north also cries
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
Sultan declares Friday 1st of Ramadan
Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto has declared Friday, April 24, 2020, as the first day of the Ramadan fast in Nigeria. Abubakar announced the sighting of the new crescent in Sokoto on Thursday in a radio and television broadcast.
Observe social distancing while seeking Ramadan moon, NSCIA advises Muslims
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has called on Muslims to observe social distancing when searching for the moon in respect of this year’s Ramadan.