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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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Insecurity: Sultan Seeks Constitutional Amendment To Integrate Traditional, Religious Leaders

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday proposed an amendment of the 1999 Constitution to integrate traditional and religious institutions into the country’s security architecture. He made the proposal while delivering a lecture at the National Defence College (NDC) titled “Traditional and Religious Institutions in Nigeria: Implications …

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Sultan Felicitates With Christians On Christmas

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has felicitated with Nigerian Christians on the occasion of the 2015 Christmas. A statement by Secretary General of NSCIA Prof. Is-haq O. Oloyede, quoted the Sultan as wishing the Christians God’s …

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

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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 …

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

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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, …

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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 …

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

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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 …

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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Hajj: Buhari Welcomes Voluntary Offer Of Services By Muslim Leaders

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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 …

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Jail The Looters, Sultan Of Sokoto Urges Buhari

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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: …

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IGP Seeks Adequate Funding Of Police

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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 …

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Beware Of Disgruntled Politicians – Sultan To Nigerians

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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 …

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Insecurity: Census Of Home Owners, Tenants Underway – Tambuwal

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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 …

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Insecurity: Sultan Seeks Establishment Of Rent Control Boards

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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 …

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