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Eid-El-Fitri: “Watch Out For New Moon”, Sultan Urges Muslims

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has urged Muslims to look out for the new moon of Shawwal, 1442 AH on Tuesday night, May 11, 2021. The Sultan gave the directive in a statement issued by NSCIA Deputy Secretary-General, Prof. Salisu Shehu. According to […]

Sultan Announces Sighting Of Moon, Says Ramadan Begins Tuesday

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has announced the sighting of the moon and noted that the 2021 Ramadan will begin on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.  This is according to a broadcast by the President-General of NSCIA and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday night, April 12, 2021. The Sultan of […]

CAN, Islamic Council Differ Over Cause Of COVID-19 Spike

Christian and Islamic leaders have disagreed over Government’s claim that reopening of religious centres has contributed to the spike in COVID-19 cases since the second wave hit the country last November. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control, MrBoss Mustapha, told Newsmen that reopening of Schools and businesses also caused the high […]

Insecurity: Killings Have Taken New Dimension, Sultan Of Sokoto Laments

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar has lamented the spate of killings arising from the security challenges in the Country. The Sultan who is also Co-Chairman National Council of Traditional Rulers said the killings have taken a new dimension. Lamenting on Monday, December 14, 2020, while leading his colleagues from the South and Northern part […]

Eid-El-Fitr: Sultan Declares Sunday For Celebration

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sunday, May 24, 2020, as the first day of Shawwal 1441 after Hijrah, and as such, the Eid-el-Fitr. The Sultan revealed this in a statement signed by the chairman advisory committee on religious affairs Sultanate council, […]

Ramadan Fast Begins On Friday, Says Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has announced Friday, April 24, 2020 as the first day of the month of Ramadan. He said reports from the National Moon sighting committee indicated that the moon has been sighted in several places in the world. The Sultan however called on all Muslims to commence the […]