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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 16

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 45

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 16

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 42

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 25

September 22, 2017 3:16 PM Boko Haram members hate northern traditional rulers – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has revealed that traditional rulers, especially in northern Nigeria, are the worst target of Boko Haram insurgents. Sultan, who doubles as Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Nigeria, said this when he delivered a lecture to the Executive Intelligence Management Course (EIMC) 10, in Abuja. Speaking on The role of Traditional 35

September 22, 2017 6:34 AM Ohanaeze launches peace efforts in Sokoto

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has launched a peace and unity initiative in the North. It is all in continuation of efforts to prevent a bloodbath in the country as a result of the activities of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The Ohanaeze team yesterday visted Sokoto State. Lead by Dr. John Nwodo, the team met with Governor 25

September 16, 2017 2:04 AM Sultan, Katsina emir preach peace as tension escalates in states

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday called for calm as tension heightened in the country following the face-off between the military and supporters of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). His stance was corroborated by the Emir of Katsina, Dr Abdulmumini Kabir, who cautioned the youth against reprisal attacks on the Igbo residing 28

September 15, 2017 8:20 AM Biafra: Sultan of Sokoto breaks silence on Operation Python Dance

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged Nigerians to live in peace with one another for the unity of the country. He made the appeal against the backdrop of the rising number of civilian deaths linked with the on-going military invasion of the South-east 14

September 12, 2017 5:14 AM Buhari to governors: no excuse on workers’ pay

The Federal Government has released N760.17 billion in two tranches of the Paris Club loan refund to states for outstanding salaries and pensions but some governors are believed to have spent the cash on other things. President Muhammadu Buhari told traditional rulers at a meeting in Abuja that he was “living with the problems of this country day-by-day 33