Tag: Sultan

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tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

Herdsmen Killings: It seems the Sultan of Sokoto does not read newspapers

The state of insecurity in Nigeria has remained an all-time low since 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari was elected president. ...

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EzinneSeptember 9, 2017

The Thread: The hypocrisy of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs

Articles have been written, Twitter threads have been spun about the injustice meted out by the Federal Government to the ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 14, 2016

‘I’ve never heard of Christian terrorists’ – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III has stated that hijab wearing for female Muslims is not a privilege but a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 5, 2016

Ramadan fast to continue until new moon is sighted in Nigeria

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has said that Muslims in the country will continue their Ramadan fast on ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 1, 2016

Opinion: The Sultan, Nigerian Muslims and the Fulani massacres

As Nigerians come to terms with the wholesale massacre and genocide against villagers in plateau, Taraba, Kaduna, Benue and Enugu ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 3, 2016

14-year-old girl, Patience Adaji abducted in Sokoto… ‘spent months in Sultan’s palace’

While the dust raised by the alleged abduction of 14-year-old Ese Oruru from Bayelsa, is yet to settle, there are ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 16, 2015

Shiite-Army clash: Muslim leaders to hold ’emergency meeting’ in Abuja

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has called for an emergency ‘expanded general purpose meeting’ in response to the ...

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Janeth JAugust 30, 2015

Sultan of Sokoto advises Muslim women to reject public funds stolen by their husbands

The Sultan of Sokoto and President Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Muhammad Saad Abubakar, has a word for ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 30, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Lai Mohammed is on Ikimi’s case | TAN is not campaigning for GEJ | Amaechi is ready to leave | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today ...

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April 24, 2014

Oritsejafor, Sultan attend Jonathan’s security meeting with governors

by Zara Mustapha The National Security Council meeting which was called by the President Goodluck Jonathan to tackle the security challenges ...

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February 27, 2014

Olumuyiwa Olumide: It is time for traditional rulers to close ranks and tackle Boko Haram

by Olumuyiwa Olumide It is way past time that all former (living) leaders come together to form a gathering. All ...

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October 18, 2012

Sultan of Sokoto calls Muslim holiday for October 26

by Hauwa Gambo The Sultan of Sokoto, who is seen as spiritual leader of Nigerian Muslims yesterday directed the faithful ...

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September 18, 2012

Elder Statesman: Ex-warlord Asari Dokubo joins Sultan, 15 others in Hajj committee

  by Stanley Azuakola The Federal Government on Monday announced a 17-member FG delegation to the 2012 Hajj in Mecca, ...

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August 22, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: We are set to explore our vast crude oil deposits – Sokoto Gov. Aliyu Wamakko

by Akan Ido According to the governor of Sokoto State, the state is soon to join the South-South states by ...

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