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CAN: Kerry’s Visit To Sultan Has Heightened Fear Among Nigerian Christians

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The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has accused the United States Government of fanning the embers of ethnic and religious division in Nigeria, after the U.S. Secretary of State, Senator John Kerry, visited the Sultan of Sokoto and northern governors. The association frowned at the fact that Christians were excluded …

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JNI Condemns Zamfara Blasphemy Killings

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III-led Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has condemned the mob attack in Zamfara State, which left eight people dead, following an alleged blasphemy on Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). The JNI said the attack was “most unfortunate”. The incident occurred at Abdu Gusau Polytechnic in Talata …

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John Kerry’s Message To Sultan “Garbage”, Says Fani-Kayode

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Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has described statements credited to U.S Secretary of State, John Kerry to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, as “garbage”. Mr. Kerry, who was at the Sultan’s Palace in Sokoto yesterday as part of activities lined up during his visit to …

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Buhari, Atiku Felicitate With Sultan Of Sokoto At 60

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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, on his 60th birthday today (Wednesday). Abubakar III, a former military officer, who quit the Nigerian Army as a Brigadier General to become the 20th Sultan in November 2006 following the death of his elder …

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John Kerry meets northern Nigerian religious leaders in Sokoto

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US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived Nigeria earlier today, where he meet with the Sultan of Sokoto at his Palace. The top Diplomat was in the State to discuss counter-terrorism efforts with Political and religious leaders from the region. While at the palace, Mr. Kerry also delivered a speech …

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No One Can Islamize Nigeria – Sultan Of Sokoto

The new Sultan of Sokoto Saad Abubakar sits on his throne during his coronation ceremony in Sokoto, Northern Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has faulted the claims flying around that some people are concluding plans to Islamize Nigeria, saying nobody is capable of achieving that. The President of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs explained that no country has ever survive a religious war, …

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It’s Impossible To Islamize Nigeria – Sultan

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has denied speculations in some quarters that there is a grand plan to turn Nigeria into an Islamic State. He insisted that it is not possible for a multi religious …

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Wearing Hijab Is A Right, Not A Privilege For Muslims – Sultan

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has canvassed fair treatment for Muslims across the nation. According to him, Muslims want nothing but a very peaceful and stable Nigeria. The Sultan made this position known in Benin …

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Sokoto Set To Partner Morocco On Power, Agriculture

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The Sokoto State Government has said that it has concluded plans to partner with the Kingdom of Morocco in the areas of solar energy and agriculture. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal stated this on Monday after a meeting with the Moroccan Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Mosidfa Bouh, in Abuja In a statement …

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Christian-Muslim Marriages Will Promote Peaceful Co-Existence, Says Sultan

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has advocated the conduct of marriages between Christians and Muslims to enhance sustainable peace and harmonious co-existence in the country. The sultan, who made the call at the Peace and Unity Training Workshop organised by the Christian Youth for Peace in collaboration …

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Dasukigate: Sultan Blasts Politicians, Endorses Buhari’s Anti-Graft War

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday condemned the misappropriation of cash meant for the purchase of arms and munition for the military by the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA), as ungodly. This is just as he endorsed the anti-corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari and sought …

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It’s Unfair To Blame Herdsmen For Killing Of Plateau Traditional Ruler — Sultan

The new Sultan of Sokoto Saad Abubakar sits on his throne during his coronation ceremony in Sokoto, Northern Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday condemned the killing of a first class traditional ruler in Plateau State. Gunmen suspected to assassins on Monday attacked and killed Lazarus Agai, the Saf Ron Kurele, while returning to Bokkos from a visit to his farm in Sha District. …

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Sultan Directs Muslims To Fast Tuesday, Declares Wednesday As Sallah

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III on Monday directed Muslims faithfuls to fast on Tuesday and declared that Eid el-fitr would be observed on Wednesday. This is contained in a statement signed by the Chairman, Religious Affairs Committee, Sultanate Council, Prof. Sambo Wali and made available to newsmen …

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Eid el-Fitri: Watch Out For New Moon Today, Sultan Tells Nigerian Muslims

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The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has asked every Muslim in the country to look for the new moon between Sunday and Monday for the Eid el-Fitri. The Secretary-General of the council, Is-haq Oloyede in a statement on Sunday, said the council, under the leadership of the Sultan …

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Sultan To Nigerians: Stop Linking Religion To Terrorism

The new Sultan of Sokoto Saad Abubakar sits on his throne during his coronation ceremony in Sokoto, Northern Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged Nigerians to desist from giving a religious ‘toga’ to negative happenings in the country. The Sultan made the call at a meeting with religious leaders, security agencies, communities, journalists and NGOs at his palace yesterday. The revered monarch, who …

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Nigeria Won’t Disintegrate Under Your Watch, Traditional Rulers Assure Buhari

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Traditional rulers across the country have assured President Muhammadu Buhari that those beating the drums of war and disintegration will fail. The president received the assurance yesterday when he hosted prominent traditional rulers across the country to breaking of Ramadan fast at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja. The delegation, …

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Sultan To Buhari: There’s Hunger In The Land, Nigerians Fast Losing Patience

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The Sultan of Sokoto and spiritual leader of Muslims in the country, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on the federal government to act swiftly to bring about the much desired change promised during the electioneering campaigns because the people are fast losing patience. The Sultan, who decried the …

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Ramadan: Look Out For New Moon Today, Sultan Tells Muslims

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Muslims in the country have been called upon to look out for the new moon of Ramadan today, Sunday, June 5. The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, made the call in a statement signed by Secretary-General …

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Ethno-Religious Crises: NYSC Best Option For Unifying Nigeria, Says Sultan

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday said the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) remains the best option for unifying Nigeria in the face of its ethno-religious challenges. There have been calls by some Nigerians for the scrapping of the NYSC – established in 1973 by the …

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Another Missing Christian Teenage Girl Allegedly Spotted At Sultan Of Sokoto’s Palace

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Relatives of another missing 14-year-old girl, Patience Paul have alleged that the primary six pupil of Mohammed Zako Model Primary School, Sokoto, may have been abducted and housed at the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto. Father of the girl, Mr. Paul Adaji, an indigene of Ochobo in Ohimini Local …

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