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RELIGION

The Sultan of Sokoto Issues New Directive To All Muslims In Nigeria - Details

The Sultan of Sokoto and the President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has issued a new directive to all muslims in the country.

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The Sultan of Sokoto Issues New Directive To All Muslims In Nigeria - Details

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Suspected IPOB Members Strike Again, Miyetti Allah Speaks Again And Others.

Today's Headlines: Suspected IPOB Members Strike Again, Miyetti Allah Speaks Again And Others. Miyetti Allah Speaks Again In order to distance itself with killer herdsmen who may not even be Nigerians, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has called on the federal government to prevent the migration of some herds through legal means. MACBAN said one of the ways the government can achieve this by using the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) transhumance certificate

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Suspected IPOB Members Strike Again, Miyetti Allah Speaks Again And Others.

RELIGION

List: Places in Nigeria and Other African Countries Where Eid-El-Fitr Was Celebrated on Wednesday

On Tuesday evening, May 11, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, announced that the Ramadan fast would continue on Wednesday, May 12, as the Shawwal moon was not sighted.Saudi Arabia also made a similar announcement that Ramadan would end on Wednesday as the Shawwal moon was not sighted.

  1 year ago ago
List: Places in Nigeria and Other African Countries Where Eid-El-Fitr Was Celebrated on Wednesday

RELIGION

Stop Keeping Quiet About 'Inciting' Sermons By Christian Leaders, NSCIA Tackles CAN

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has told the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to publicly condemn the actions of church leaders who allegedly incite their followers against Muslims in parts of the country. In a statement signed by NSCIA's Head of Media and Communication, Ibrahim Aselemi, in Abuja on Thursday, the apex Muslim body raised the alarm that some church leaders hide under the cloak of free speech and

  1 year ago ago
Stop Keeping Quiet About 'Inciting' Sermons By Christian Leaders, NSCIA Tackles CAN

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Sultan Of Sokoto Tells Muslims To Look Out For The Moon; Birnin Gwari Emir Describes Politicians As Greedy Opportunists

Ramadan: Sultan Of Sokoto Tells Muslims To Look Out For The Moon Muslims have been urged by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III to look out for the crescent (moon) of Ramadan 1442AH from Monday.The statement by the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto, Professor Sambo Junaidu urged anyone who sights the moon to report such to the nearest District or Village Head for onward communication to the Sultan.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Sultan Of Sokoto Tells Muslims To Look Out For The Moon; Birnin Gwari Emir Describes Politicians As Greedy Opportunists

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Sowore Speaks After Hospital Discharge; Sultan Speaks On Constitutional Crisis

Sowore Speaks After Hospital Discharge:Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters. Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has vowed not to stop protesting against the bad government even if he is left with one leg and in a wheelchair. Sowore disclosed this on Tuesday after he was discharged from the hospital where he had been receiving treatment as a result of injuries he sustained from a gunshot yesterday.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Sowore Speaks After Hospital Discharge; Sultan Speaks On Constitutional Crisis

RELIGION

Ramadan: Sultan Sends Important Information To Muslims Over Sighting Of New Moon

- The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has asked Nigerian Muslims to begin searching for the moon of Ramadan from Thursday - Any Muslim who sights the moon is requested to report back to the closest district or village head for onward communication to the Sultan - Meanwhile, Kano state has relaxed its COVID-19 lockdown to permit people to buy for the Ramadan fasting The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, had instructed the Muslims in Nigeria to seem for the crescent moon of Ramadan

  2 years ago ago
Ramadan: Sultan Sends Important Information To Muslims Over Sighting Of New Moon

RELIGION

CAN fires back at Sultan: Christians are victims of persecution

The umbrella body for Christians in the country, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has lashed back at a statement credited to the sultan of sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, who said there was no persecution of the Christian faithful in the country. Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III said this while addressing Islamic faithfuls in Kano, to bring to an end the 77th edition of an annual Islamic vacation course. He stated that if any persecution of Christians was taking place in the country, he would know

  2 years ago ago
CAN fires back at Sultan: Christians are victims of persecution

POLITICS

Apology To Sultan of Sokoto

I APOLOGISE to the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III for the embarrassment that my opinion material based on reports of last week’s peace conference in Abuja could have caused him. I offer my sincere apologies and hope His Eminence would accept them. The material that was posted online on Saturday 22 February 2020 and ran until Sunday 23 February 2020 created wrong impressions about comments the Sultan’s representative made at the event. I again apologise. No explanations or re

  2 years ago ago
Apology To Sultan of Sokoto

RELIGION

Five Facts About Eid-el-Kabir You Need To Know

As the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, declares Tuesday, July 20, as the day of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration in Nigeria, here are five interesting facts about the festival THE RULE OF THIRDS

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Five Facts About Eid-el-Kabir You Need To Know

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Sultan of Sokoto Speaks On Moon Sighting for Ramadan

Sulltan of Sokoto Speaks On Moon Sighting for Ramadan Muslims are eager to know the day if Ramadan and to know that the new moon needs to be sighted, The Sultan of Sokoto Speaks on this issue.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.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Sultan of Sokoto Speaks On Moon Sighting for Ramadan

POLITICS

President Muhammadu Buhari will be conducting his Eid prayers with his family at home- Garba Shehu

Garba Sheu,the official spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed that the President would be celebrating the Eid-el-Fitr with his family at home following the lockdown measures in Abuja and the directives of the President General of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III on suspending Eid congregational prayers across the country and the mass gathering protocol to prevent the spread of the corona virus pandemic. Here is what Garba Sheu released on his Twitter page thi

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President Muhammadu Buhari will be conducting his Eid prayers with his family at home- Garba Shehu

RELIGION

Ramadan: President Muhammadu Buhari sends special message to Muslims

President Muhammadu Buhari sent his wishes to all Muslims in the country and all over the world, As Ramadan begins today Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III ( The Sultan of Sokoto) declared Friday the first day of Ramadan, after the sighting of the moon in almost every part of the country.    “I congratulate all Muslims as they commence this year’s Ramadan fast which is depicted by self-denial, universal brotherhood, austerity and helping relatives and needy people,” President Muhammadu Buhari said. He

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Ramadan: President Muhammadu Buhari sends special message to Muslims