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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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: ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Sultan Finally Receives PVC, Urges Politicians To Play By The Rules

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The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, finally collected his Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) on Thursday at his palace with a call to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure that all eligible voters in the state get their cards before the February 14 and 28 ... Read More »

Nigeria2015: Stop Heating Up Polity, JNI Tells Oyedepo, Ex-Militants

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The Jama’atul Nasril Islam, led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad III, has asked the President of the Living Faith World Outreach Ministries, also known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, to stop heating up the polity with his utterances ahead of the general elections in the country. ... Read More »

Accept Election Results In Good Faith – Sultan To Politicians

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Thursday called on politicians in the country to be prepared to accept the results of the forthcoming elections in good faith. The sultan made the call in Sokoto while receiving the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, who visited ... Read More »

General Elections: Sultan Of Sokoto Says He Is Yet To Collect His PVC

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Millions of eligible voters in Nigeria are yet to get their Permanent Voter’s cards, (PVC), 25 days to the country’s crucial presidential election. One of such is the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Sa’ad Abubakar III. The monarch expressed fears that unless something is done urgently, millions would be disenfranchised ... Read More »

2015 Election: Sultan Advises Nigerians To Shun Violence

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, on Sunday called on Nigerians to shun violence to ensure peaceful conduct of the general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar said this at a special convention and launch of AT-Tajdid Newspaper and Islamic centre. He said that the ... Read More »

Sultan Renews Call For End To Insurgency

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Thursday called on Muslims and Christians to come together to end insurgency in the country. Abubakar made the call at the opening ceremony of the 29th National Qur’anic Recitation Competition in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo. “What is happening ... Read More »

Insurgency: Sultan Seeks Unrestricted Access To Education For Youth

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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saád Abubakar has advocated for an unrestricted access to education for youth, to enhance peace, harmony and progress in Nigeria. Abubakar gave the advice in a message to the opening of the 98th Islamic Vacation Course organised by the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) on ... Read More »