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March 21, 2018 2:34 PM Fake Emir of Kano lands in prison

A Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court in Kano has remanded a 20-year-old student, Sultan Bello, in prison custody for impersonating the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II. The accused, a resident of at Ja’oji New Court Road Quarters, Kano, is facing a three-count charge of impersonation, cheating and defamation of character. The Senior Magistrate, Hassan 15

March 19, 2018 8:24 AM Sultan of Sokoto declares Monday as first day of Rajab

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Monday, March 19, as the first day of Rajab 1439AH. The Sultan had earlier called on all Muslims in Nigeria to look out for the new moon of the Rajab 1438AH on Saturday, March. 17, 2018. The Sultan who is also the president general of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) said the council 21

March 16, 2018 7:40 PM Sultan of Sokoto calls on Muslims to look for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday called on Muslims to look out for the new moon of Rajab 1439AH. The monarch made the call on Friday in Sokoto in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Wazirin Sokoto and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council. “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah 24

February 22, 2018 6:31 AM Call us to help out if you have failed – Sultan of Sokoto tells Buhari

The Sultan of Sokoto , Alhaji Sa ’ad Abubakar III, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to consult him and other stakeholders if he cannot solve the security problems of the country. He said if Buhari had failed, he should call them to help out, adding that it was unfair to label all Fulani as killers. The Sultan said this at the public presentation of a book, Dynamics 19

February 21, 2018 7:04 PM How Prisons squad, Police foiled attempt to free inmates

An attack on a Prisons duty vehicle conveying 18 awaiting trial persons from Sokoto prison to court has been foiled by men of the Prisons Armed squad and the Police. This is contained in a statement by ASP Bello Umar Farouk, spokesman of the Sokoto Prisons command. He said armed hoodlums armed with machetes and other dangerous weapons attempted to free the inmates 22

January 8, 2018 8:20 AM ‘Scavenger hunt’ launched in Dubai

A city-wide scavenger hunt has been launched to celebrate the life and legacy of Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Founding Father, giving residents a chance to win exciting prizes, including a volunteering opportunity overseas. Dubai Cares and Dubai Culture and Arts Authority on Monday announced the Dubai Cares Scavenger Hunt for 15 hidden 18

November 2, 2017 8:53 AM Football: Johor to declare public holiday if JDT wins Malaysia Cup

KOTA ISKANDAR, Johor: The Johor government has hinted at the possibility of announcing a special holiday for the state in the event the Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) football team wins the Malaysia Cup on Saturday. Johor State Secretary Datuk Azmi Rohani said the move would be done in respect of Johor's Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, and to appreciate the team's 55

October 20, 2017 9:50 PM Late Wazirin Sokoto Junaidu buried

Thousands of people on Friday attended the funeral prayer of late Wazirin Sokoto, Dr Usman Junaidu, who died at the age of 85. Newsmen report that the funeral prayer, which was conduced at Sultan Muhammadu Bello mosque after Jumu’at prayer, was led by the Chief Imam, Sheikh Malami Bello-Akwara. The deceased was later buried at his home in Gidadawa area of Sokoto 18

October 6, 2017 12:30 AM Stop comparing Wizkid with Fela – Sound Sultan

Veteran Nigerian Musician, Sound Sultan, has submitted that Wizkid can not yet be compared with the legendary Afro beat king, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Some Wizkid fans have against his recent successes and most recently his sold out concert at the Royal Albert hall, in London brought up comparisons between him and Fela. Wizkid, Davido and some other musicians 49

September 27, 2017 1:43 AM S-East govs to rehabilitate, empower IPOB members — Umahi

ABAKALIKI—Chairman of South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr David Umahi, yesterday, stated that the South-East governors have concluded arrangements to re-absorb, rehabilitate and empower youths who were misled by the agitation of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the country. This came as the Biafra Zionists Federation 29