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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 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.
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.
No fewer than 1,950 vehicles have been certified for election duties by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states.
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.
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 has pledged to protect the integrity of Nigerians and safeguard their trust at all times.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to sustain his purposeful leadership and focus more on infrastructural development across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged not to compromise in providing good leadership that would guarantee a better life for all Nigerians.
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called for more efforts on educating the electorates especially in the rural areas on proper voting patterns to tackle high cases of voided votes during elections.
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.
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.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday, urged Muslims to start looking for the new moon of Jimada Ula 1440AH.
Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has described the death of former President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, as a national loss with so many lessons and challenges for Nigeria.
Bala Shagari, the eldest son of late ex-President Shehu Shagari, has said that his father didn’t just want to be buried in Shagari town, he also indicated the specific location where he expected to be interred.
President Muhammadu Buhari is in Sokoto on a condolence visit to the family of former President, Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Shagari and the Sokoto Caliphate.
Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.
An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.
Prof. Rasaki Bakare, Dean, Post Graduate School, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, has said the institution runs 60 post graduate programmes across 30 departments.
The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Koji, on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of two police personnel, Asp. Abdullahi Maisaje and Sgt. Usman Ibrahim, while they were on election duty.
The Federal Government is committed to ensuring a stable financial system in the country, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has said.
At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said Saturday.
The absence of the prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the continuation of trial of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.