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Sultan urges Muslims to watch out for new moon of Rajab

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, on Wednesday urged Muslims to start looking out for the new moon of Rajab 1440AH.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-5

President Buhari urges traditional rulers to support fight against criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday welcomed traditional rulers in the country to the “Next Level”, urging them to be prepared to play a crucial role in the prevention and detection of criminal activities in their domains.
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Northern CAN, JNI congratulate President Buhari on election victory

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 northern states and Abuja has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for his victory in the February 23 governorship election.

Elections: Sultan hails President Buhari, others

Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, and head of Jama’tu Nasril Islam (JNI), has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, contestants and voters for the peaceful conduct of presidential and national assembly elections.

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.

Sultan directs Muslims on new month of Jumada al-Thani

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday directed the Muslims Ummah to start looking for the new moon of Jumādá al-Thani 1440AH.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: I will not compromise in safeguarding people’s trust

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged not to compromise in providing good leadership that would guarantee a better life for all Nigerians.

Election: Sultan urges religious leaders to maintain neutrality

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday in Abuja urged religious leaders to maintain neutrality before, during and after the forthcoming general elections.

Sultan Abubakar, Cardinal Onaiyekan lead religious leaders’ parley on peaceful elections

Determined to ensure peaceful general elections, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and the Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan will Wednesday lead religious leaders across the nation in a two day conference on role of interfaith communities during the polls.
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Malaysia picks new sultan, expected to be elected king

A Malaysian state announced it had a new sultan on Saturday, who is expected to be elected king after the former monarch abdicated following his reported marriage to a Russian former beauty queen.
As President Muhammadu Buhari accompanied by Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoko paid condolence visit to the family of late ex-President Shehu Shagari, the family of the deceased has expressed appreciation for the visit.

Muhammadu Buhari’s visit excites Shehu Shagari’s family

As President Muhammadu Buhari accompanied by Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoko paid condolence visit to the family of late ex-President Shehu Shagari, the family of the deceased has expressed appreciation for the visit.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari: I’m not desperate

Amid the controversies trailing President Muhamadu Buhari’s decline to assent to the amended Electoral Act, he has allay fears that his refusal was not to encourage manipulation of the electoral process, insisting that he is not in any way desperate to remain in power against the wish of the people.
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Peter Obi: A lot still has to be done to move Nigeria forward

The former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has again bemoaned the level of development of Nigeria, insisting that any country in the world that cannot feed her citizens should not be regarded as a developing country.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Saudi Prince: CIA cannot be trusted on Jamal Khashoggi

A senior Saudi prince cast doubt upon the reported CIA finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, saying the agency could not be counted on to reach a credible conclusion.
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Federal government mulls education bond for public universities

The Federal Government is considering setting up an education bond to finance infrastructure in public universities, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

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.

Sultan tasks Muslims on unity, peaceful co-existence

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, warned against divisions among Islamic organisations and noted unity among Muslims in the country has paid off over the years.

Sultan: Dialogue, truth panacea to Nigeria’s security challenges

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III on Wednesday said dialogue and truth were panacea to the security challenges facing Nigeria.

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