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Sambo Dasuki’s Father, The Former Sultan Of Sokoto Is Dead

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Former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, is dead. He died at the age of 93. Secretary to the Sultanate Council, Alhaji Faruk Ladan, announced in a statement he issued in Hausa saying that the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Dasuki, died on Monday night and that his funeral service would …

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Bafarawa Laments Non-Invitation To Sultan’s 10th Coronation Anniversary

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A former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has decried the way he was treated during the 10th coronation anniversary of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III. The former governor was conspicuously absent during the events marking the 10th anniversary of the Sultan, who was appointed under …

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Nigeria Destined For Greatness Despite Challenges – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that Nigeria is destined to achieve greatness in spite of the current challenges. Mr. Buhari spoke in Sokoto on Saturday when he inaugurated the Kalambaina 500 housing estate built by the state government at the cost N4.8 billion. According to him, in spite of …

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Economic Recession Ordained By God – Sultan

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said that the economic recession currently being experienced in Nigeria and other parts of the world, is ordained by God. The Sultan made the assertion in Sokoto yesterday during activities to mark his 10th coronation anniversary. “The only solution to …

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4 Things To Know About The Sultan Of Sokoto

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III is celebrating a decade of his reign. Here are four things you should know about the monarch; The 20th Sultan was born in Sokoto on August 24, 1956 and attended the prestigious Barewa College, Zaria. He then proceeded to the Nigerian Defence Academy …

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Killer Herdsmen Should Be Treated As Criminals Sultans Charges FG

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday said herdsmen, who kill in whatever guise, are criminals and must be treated as such. The Sultan, who asked the Federal Government to prosecute killer herdsmen without further ado, maintained that the frequent clashes between farmers and herders were not …

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Sultan: Politicians Use Money To Manipulate Religious Leaders

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Tuesday accused Nigerian politicians of using money to manipulate religious leaders for their selfish interests. The Sultan, who spoke at a religious summit organized by the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) in Abuja yesterday, said it was imperative to change the trend for …

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Treat Armed Herdsmen As Terrorists, Sultan Tells Security Agencies

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said that the so called Fulani herdsmen moving around with guns, causing violence, fighting with farmers are not Nigerians, but foreign terrorists. The Sultan said this in his Eid el-Kabir message to the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria. According to him, these …

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MURIC Tackles CAN, Christian Elders For Twisting Sultan’s Statement On Sallah Day

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The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday tackled a coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF), for allegedly criticizing the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, over his announcement of Sallah Day celebration. The Sultan had last weekend announced that Muslims would observe …

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Sultan Announces Monday, 12th As Eid-El Kabir

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the declaration of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH. This is contained in a statement signed and released by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on …

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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

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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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