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The University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan, has suspended a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru for wearing Hijab (headscarf) in July this year.

Hijab: NSCIA chides management of UI International School

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has condemned actions of the management of University of Ibadan International School for allegedly denying Muslim pupils their rights to wear hijab within the school premises.

NSCIA urges FG to take concrete steps on insecurity

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has urged the Federal Government to take concrete steps towards reversing the ugly trend of kidnappings and banditry in the country.

Muslims asked to look out for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed Muslims across the country to look out for the new moon of Dhu’l-Hijjah 1440 A.H today.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN felicitates with Muslims as Ramadan ends

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has rejoiced with the Nigerian Muslims on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, a celebration that brings Ramadan to a close.

Sultan Abubakar drums support for President Buhari’s second term

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday in Abuja urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support the agenda of the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Sultan declares Monday beginning of Ramadan

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Sa’ad Abubakar, has announced the sighting of the crescent in many parts of Nigeria signalling the beginning of the Ramadan fast and has therefore declared Monday as the first day of fasting in the country.
Leah Sharibu

Ramadan: MURIC urges Muslim faithful to pray for release of Leah Sheribu, Chibok girls,...

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called on the Nigerian Muslims to use the Holy month of Ramadan to supplicate for the freedom of Christian girls like Leah Sharibu and other Chibok girls.

Ramadan: NSCIA releases 30 contact details for moon-sighting notice

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has released the statement below, detailing modalities for the sighting of the new moon to signal the commencement of this year’s Ramadan fast.

NSCIA condemns Christchurch terror attack

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has condemned the Friday terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, by Australian citizen, Brenton Tarrant.

Election: Sultan urges Nigerians to protect their votes

Sultan of Sokoto and President of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Thursday, called on Nigerians to protect their votes in the presidential election scheduled for Saturday.

INEC delivers 4, 637 ballot boxes in Edo

The Edo State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has taken delivery of 4, 637 ballot boxes ahead of the forthcoming general election.
Igbo Muslims

Ndigbo Muslims: We’ll vote for those who will carry us along

South Eastern Muslims Organisation of Nigeria (SEMON), a socio-cultural Igbo group, says it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to express its grievances over the alleged marginalisation of Igbo Muslims.
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Eid Maulud: MURIC tasks political leaders to emulate Muhammad

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Tuesday called on the nation’s leadership to emulate Prophet Muhammad (SAW), shun selfish interests and focus on developing the economy for the benefit of the masses.

NSCIA lauds Lagos over use of Hijab in public schools

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has commended the Lagos state Government for approving the use of Hijab in public schools in the state.

Sultan cautions Muslims against division

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III yesterday cautioned Nigerian Muslims against divisions saying the Ummah’s togetherness over the years has paid off.

CAN commiserates with Muslims, Red Cross, families

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commiserated with the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and the families of the aid workers who were murdered by the Boko Haram terrorists sect.
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Stop calling us terrorists, cannibals – Beroms warns Islamic bodies

The Berom ethnic nationality of Plateau State have urged the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar to caution Islamic bodies under his leadership in the country to stop promoting ethnic hatred and branding the Berom as Christian terrorists and cannibals.
Leah Sharibu

CAN, NSCIA mount pressure on Muhammadu Buhari to save Leah Sharibu

As the October 15 deadline set by Boko Haram to execute abducted school girl, Leah Sharibu, if the federal government fails to meet its demands draws near, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) yesterday mounted pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to do all in his powers to save her life.

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