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June 14, 2018 5:46 PM Ibadan Chief Imam defies NSCIA, MUSWEN, Sultan’s order, celebrates Eid-Fitri (PHOTOS)

The Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh AbdulGaniyu Agbotomokekere on Thursday defied a directive by the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar and the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) by celebrating the Eid-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan fast. But, the Chief Imam despite the directive 26

June 12, 2018 8:43 AM Ex-DIG, Hamzat Isa dies at 71

A retired Deputy Inspector General of Police ( DIG), Alhaji Hamzat Isa, on Sunday, died at the age of 71. The deceased died at the National Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness, according to family source. An aide of the deceased, Prince Babatunde Adesetan, who also confirmed his death to journalists in Sokoto, described the former police boss as a patriot 20

June 8, 2018 11:51 AM Buhari meets Small Doctor, Kunle Afolayan, Tobi, others at Aso Rock [PHOTOS]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with musicians and actors at the presidential villa in Abuja. Some of the artists who were at the banquet were Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bello, Kunle Afolayan , Tobi Bakre of Big Brother, Adedimeji Lateef, Small Doctor, Sound Sultan among others. Also Nollywood producer, Kunle Afolayan who spoke 22

May 19, 2018 4:22 AM Dangote, Ganduje, others step out for Abdusamad Rabiu’s dad burial In Kano

Thousands of eminent Nigerians, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, attended the funeral prayer of Kano businessman, the late Sheik Isiyaku Rabi’u penultimate Friday, May 11. The respected philanthropist is the father of billionaire businessman and owner of Bua Group, Abdulsamad Rabiu. The funeral prayer was held at the Sheik Muhammad 27

May 8, 2018 6:48 PM Sultan urge Muslims to get PVC, sues for peace

The Sultan made the call on Tuesday in Kaduna at the annual Pre-Ramadan meeting organised by the Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI). “Islam is a religion of justice and fairness, as such, I urge you to evaluate the current situation of the country and make your own judgment, vote for the candidates you feel will serve you better,’’ he said. On the commencement 25

April 18, 2018 11:30 AM Sultan Of Sokoto Declares April 18 First Day Of Sha’aban 1439AH

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Wednesday April 18 as the first day of Sha’aban 1439AH. Abubakar said this in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council. “The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs in conjunction with the National 24

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 27

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 28

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 32

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 26