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Pro-Biafra Protests Giving Northern Traditional Rulers Cause For Concern, Says Sultan


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has expressed concern over the increasing agitation for Biafra by some Igbo groups. The Sultan said in order to prevent the situation from deteriorating any further, the northern traditional council would soon send a delegation to meet with their South-East counterparts. Sultan ... Read More »

Produce Billions Of Naira Collected For IDPs Welfare, Sultan Tells Northern Govs


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday challenged Northern states governors to bring out the several billions of Naira collected for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the region. Speaking at the opening of the 2nd General Assembly of the Northern Traditional Rulers’ Council in Kaduna, the monarch said, ... Read More »

Terrorism: Fish Out The Evil Ones Among You, Sultan Tells Muslims

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has called on Muslims wherever they are to expose bad elements among them, saying terrorism has no place in Islam. The Sultan also urged Muslims to educate their children to prevent ... Read More »

Dasuki: Buhari Has Proven Me Right That He’s A Dictator – Fayose


Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Friday told the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’Ad Abubakar, that President Muhamadu Buhari is a dictator. The governor, who was delivering an address to the Sultan in Ado Ekiti, said by choosing which court orders to obey, President Buhari had demonstrated disrespect to the ... Read More »

Fayose Urges Sultan To Intervene In Ex-NSA Dasuki’s Face-off With FG

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has appealed to political office holders to continue to carry the people along in their actions and policies in order to enjoy the support of the electorate. The Sultan spoke just as ... Read More »

Sultan Of Sokoto Advises On How FG Can Tackle Scourge Of Terrorism In Northeast


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alh. Sa’ad Abubakar, on Tuesday highlighted steps that should be taken by the Federal Government to tackle the scourge of terrorism in the country. The Sultan explained that part of the steps include rebuilding the socio-economic life of citizens, particularly those living in Northeast, where the ... Read More »

Gains In Fight Against Insurgency, Sign Of Good Governance – Sultan


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, Thursday attributed the prevailing peace in the country to good leadership. The Sultan stated this in a Sallah goodwill message in which he described insurgency as un-Islamic and condemnable. “Insurgency is against the tenets of Islam in the world over”, he ... Read More »

Help FG Recover Our Stolen Funds, Sultan Tells Ban Ki-Moon


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has urged the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, to assist Nigeria in recovering its stolen money that were stashed in foreign countries. The Sultan noted that the millions of dollars stolen from Nigeria were needed for the development of the ... Read More »

Hajj: Buhari Welcomes Voluntary Offer Of Services By Muslim Leaders


President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary offer of services to 2015 Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia by the leadership of the Muslim community under the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on ... Read More »

Jail The Looters, Sultan Of Sokoto Urges Buhari


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to jail those found guilty of embezzlement and confiscate their property. Speaking on the President’s anti-corruption crusade at the National Security Summit 2015 organized by the Nigeria Police and The Sun Newspapers in Abuja, the Sultan said: ... Read More »

IGP Seeks Adequate Funding Of Police


Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Solomon Arase, on Monday called for adequate funding of the Nigeria Police to ensure operational efficiency. Arase made the call at National Security Conference on: Community Partnership Approach to Internal Security and Crime Management organised by Police and Sun newspapers, in Abuja. He said it ... Read More »

Beware Of Disgruntled Politicians – Sultan To Nigerians


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has urged Nigerians not to allow some disgruntled politicians to instigate them to cause a breach of the peace. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Abubakar spoke in Sokoto on Saturday at a Sallah lunch he organized for members of the resident ... Read More »

Insecurity: Census Of Home Owners, Tenants Underway – Tambuwal


Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said home owners in the state will soon be made to properly document all tenants and pass same information to the security agencies for proper monitoring and necessary checks whenever the need arises. According to Tambuwal, this measure is necessary in view of ... Read More »

Insecurity: Sultan Seeks Establishment Of Rent Control Boards


The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the establishment of rent control boards in the country as one of the methods of curbing insecurity. Mr. Abubakar spoke in Sokoto on Sunday when he paid Sallah homage to Governor Aminu Tambuwal of the state. According to the sultan, the ... Read More »

Sultan To Nigerians: The Change You Yearned For Has Come, Support Buhari To Succeed

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari to move Nigeria forward. The sultan spoke in Sokoto on Monday night at the yearly Ramadan dinner for journalists in the state. “Traditional rulers have been making recommendations on how to move Nigeria forward and every ... Read More »

Sultan Urges Muslims To Watch Out For The Night Of Majesty


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar Sa’ad III, has urged Muslims in the country to watch out for the Night of Majesty as the month of Ramadan entered the 20th day on Tuesday. “Taking into cognizance the importance of the last ten days of Ramadan, Nigerian Muslims are called ... Read More »

JNI Commends Nigerian Muslims For Commencing Ramadan Fast Same Day


The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar-led Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has commended Nigerian Muslims for the successful commencement of Ramadan fasting on same day. “It was indeed gratifying, that Allah (SWT) made the commencement in unison-Alhamdulillah for His grace”, JNI said in a statement by its Secretary General, Khalid Aliyu, ... Read More »

NSCIA Felicitates With Christians At Easter


The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has congratulated Christians in the country as they join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Easter. The NSCIA Secretary-General, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede at a news conference in Ilorin, ... Read More »

Sultan Calls On Muslims To Pray For Peaceful Elections


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed all Muslim clerics to preach about, and pray for peaceful general elections, starting Saturday. The pan-northern Muslim organization, Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, headed by Sultan Abubakar, on Wednesday urged Muslims in Nigeria to pray fervently for a hitch-free general elections. ... Read More »

Everything’s Not Alright With Nigeria – Northern Traditional Rulers


All is not well with Nigeria, the Chairman, Northern Traditional Rulers Council and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, said yesterday, even as he warned politicians to stop sponsoring campaigns of calumny. The Sultan, who made this position known during a meeting of the council in Kaduna, said as traditional leaders, ... Read More »