• 22 Christian groups kick, say Sokoto Sultan can’t declare public holiday on Sept 12th

    22 Christian groups kick, say Sokoto Sultan can’t declare public holiday on Sept 12th

    A coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF), yesterday, said the declaration of September 12 as public holiday in commemoration of Eid-El-Kabir celebration by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, was the height of impunity.

    A similar incident took place in July 2016, when Christian organisations criticised the extension of public holiday by the Federal Government over the non-sighting of the moon by the Sultan. A statement issued by the chairman of […]

  • No plan to Islamize Nigeria – Sokoto Sultan

    No plan to Islamize Nigeria – Sokoto Sultan

    The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III have cleared the air over suspicion of a grand plan to turn Nigeria into an Islamic State.

    Sultan stated categorically that, it is not possible for a multi religious nation like Nigeria to either be Islamized or Christianised.

    He stated this Friday, at the commissioning of the International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony’s office in Kaduna.

    According to Sultan, who is also a Co-Chairman […]