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Insurgency: Sultan, Wamakko Call For Creation Of State Police

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III and Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State have advocated the creation of State Police in the country to tackle insurgency. The duo spoke in Sokoto on Sunday, when the Sultan paid the traditional Sallah ... Read More »

2015: Sultan Warns Politicians Against Campaign Of Calumny

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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III has cautioned politicians in the country against the campaign of calumny against opponents ahead of the 2015 general elections. The Sultan who spoke on Saturday while delivering a Sallah message at his palace in Sokoto, said politicians in Nigeria should put the ... Read More »

2015: God Has Already Chosen Nigeria’s Next President – Sultan

FROM LEFT: SULTAN OF SOKOTO, ALHAJI SA'AD ABUBAKAR III; GOV. EMMANUEL UDUAGHAN OF DELTA AND BISHOP HASSAN KUKAH OF SOKOTO DIOCESE, DURING THE INAUGURATION OF HOLY MOTHER AND CHILD CLINIC IN SOKOTO ON MONDAY (29/9/14)

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday said that God had already chosen who would be leader of the country in 2015. Abubakar was speaking at the inauguration of Holy Mother and Child Clinic, constructed by the Sokoto Catholic Diocese, to enhance health care delivery in the state. ... Read More »

2015: Sultan Urges Politicians To Close Ranks And Work For The People

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The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday, warned Nigerian politicians to dwell on politics of issues rather than hatred and insult as the 2015 general election draws nearer. Speaking at his palace yesterday when he turbaned the Speaker, House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as Mutawallen ... Read More »

Sultan Urges Politicians To Stop Politics Of Hatred, Asks Muslims To Fast For Nigeria

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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III has again called on politicians in Nigeria to stop politics of hatred irrespective of political differences, as 2015 elections draw nigh. The Sultan made the call on Saturday, shortly after turbanning the Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as ... Read More »

Sultan Of Sokoto Declares October 4 Eid-el-Kabir Festival

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The spiritual leader of the Nigerian Muslim community, Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared October 4 for Eid-el-Kabir festival. In a statement signed by the Chairman of the Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Prof. Sambo Wali Junaidu, the Sultanate Council Advisory Committee in conjunction ... Read More »

Tambuwal To Be Turbaned By Sultan Of Sokoto

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Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal will on Saturday be conferred with the traditional title of Mutwallen Sokoto by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III. Head of the national orgaanising committee of the ceremony, Senantor Bukola Saraki said arrangements have been concluded to ensure a successful ... Read More »

Sultan Urges Leaders To Speak The Truth

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The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday called on all leaders to harbour no fear in speaking out the truth. The sultan was speaking when he received former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd) in his palace in Sokoto. Abubakar said “Traditional rulers are ... Read More »

Sultan To Politicians: Stop Using Children As Thugs

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The President General, Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday expressed concern over the use of children as thugs by politicians, urging them to put a stop to the practice. Speaking when the newly-elected members of the state’s working committee of ... Read More »

2015: Sultan Cautions Politicians Against Do-Or-Die Attitude

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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday, called on politicians to drop their “do-or-die” attitude as the nation moves towards the 2015 general elections and urged those in positions of authority to eschew divisive tendencies. The Sultan spoke when he received former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, who was in Sokoto to ... Read More »

Ebola: Sultan Cautions Muslims On Eating Bush Meat

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, on Tuesday cautioned the Muslim community against the consumption of monkey delicacies and bush meat to avoid contracting the dreaded Ebola virus. The Sultan noted that since it was first confirmed medically that the disease was discovered in monkeys and fruit bats, ... Read More »

2015: Nigeria Will Not Disintegrate – Jonathan

ABUBAKAR IBN GARBAI (LEFT); CARDINAL JOHN ONAIYEKAN; YAHAYA ABUBAKAR; PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN, MATTHEW KUKAH, SA’AD ABUBAKAR III, AMINU TAMBUWAL, GARBA UMAR AND SULEIMAN ABBA, DURING…

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday faulted those condemning the massive deployment of security personnel during the recent governorship elections in the country, saying the move was to ensure credible elections and not to manipulate the process. He also declared that certain individuals, who have been prophesying doom for the country ... Read More »

Sultan, Cardinal Onaiyekan Meet Over Peaceful 2015

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Ahead of the lifting of the embargo placed on political campaigns for the 2015 general elections, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, and Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, will this morning meet in Abuja to lead a comprehensive discourse towards responsible politics ... Read More »

Security: Sultan Meets With District Heads In Sokoto

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday met with district heads from the 23 local government areas of Sokoto State, to review the security situation and discuss other pressing matters. The Sultan said the meeting was convened to discuss how to tackle the security challenges. “The meeting ... Read More »

Jonathan Appoints Sultan National Amirul Hajj

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has been appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan as the National Amirul Hajj, who will lead the 23-member Federal Government delegation to this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia. The appointment was announced in a statement issued by Special Assistant (Media) to the Secretary to ... Read More »

Sultan Advises Military Against Being Used By Politicians

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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III has cautioned the military not to allow themselves to be used by politicians for sinister motives. The monarch made the remark on Saturday, at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Alumni 18th Regular Course re-union held at the Sultan Maccido Institute of Quran ... Read More »

Sultan Urges Muslims To Look Out For New Moon Today

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Today, being the 29th day of Ramadan, Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on Muslims nationwide to look out for the new moon of Shawwal. The Sultan, in a statement by chairman, Sultanate Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto, Prof. Sambo Wali Junaidu, said: “This ... Read More »

Don’t Associate Boko Haram With Islam – Sultan

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Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared that life is sacred, thus anybody who bombs himself under the illusion that it is a pre-condition to enter heaven, is delusional. The Sultan, who said this yesterday when he hosted security ... Read More »

Sultan: Ramadan Begins Today

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday called on Muslim faithful in the country to begin their fast today, Saturday, June 28, 2014, following the sighting of the moon in various parts of Nigeria. The Sultan, who ... Read More »

Ramadan Fast Begins Today

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Muslims across the country will begin the Ramadan fast today following the sighting of the moon. Sunday had earlier been announced as the day for the beginning of the fast as the moon was not sighted by experts deployed by the Sultan of Sokoto, and the President General, Nigeria Supreme ... Read More »

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