• CBN programme has boosted rice production -Sultan of Sokoto

    CBN programme has boosted rice production -Sultan of Sokoto

    Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, The Sultan of Sokoto, has said the Central Bank Nigeria (CBN), Anchor Borrowers’ Programme has boosted local rice production.

    The Sultan made this remark at the launch of the dry season wheat farming and distribution of wheat seeds to farmers under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme, in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

    Mr Isaac Okorafor, Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, via a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, said the Sultan commended the CBN for making dry season farming possible.

    The Sultan enjoined […]

  • Fulani herdsmen moving with guns are not Nigerians – Sultan of Sokoto

    Fulani herdsmen moving with guns are not Nigerians – Sultan of Sokoto

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, says the so called Fulani herdsmen moving with guns, causing violence, fighting with farmers are not Nigerians, but foreign terrorists.

    Abubakar stated this in his Eid el-Kabir message to the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria.

    According to him, these are foreigners coming into Nigeria to cause a breach of the peace.

    “They are therefore terrorists and should be treated as such by the Nigerian security agencies. “The Nigerian herdsmen are very peace-loving and law abiding,” he […]

  • Fight anybody or group who try to stop you from practising Islam – Sultan of Sokoto fires up Muslims

    Fight anybody or group who try to stop you from practising Islam – Sultan of Sokoto fires up Muslims

    The President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on Muslims to fight any body or group that attempts to stop them from performing their religious obligations.

    He said, ”the only thing that will make me to act or ask you to act is only when somebody or a group or some other nations decide to stop us from performing our religious obligations. That is the only way we can fight […]

  • Gov. Fayose welcomes Sultan of Sokoto to Ekiti state … See more photos

    Gov. Fayose welcomes Sultan of Sokoto to Ekiti state … See more photos

    The Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose and his wife both welcomed the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar to Ado-Ekiti, the state capital this morning… See more photos

  • Insurgency is against the tenets of Islam – Sultan of Sokoto shares reasons

    Insurgency is against the tenets of Islam – Sultan of Sokoto shares reasons

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared that all acts of insurgency are unislamic.

    “Insurgency is against the tenets of Islam and it is against the cultures and norms of Muslims in Nigeria and the world over,” the sultan said in Sokoto on Thursday in his Sallah message to Muslims in the country.

    Abubakar, however, said there had been tremendous achievements in the ongoing fight against insurgency in the North East Zone of the country.

    “We must commend the various […]

  • Anti-Corruption: Jail The Looters, Sultan Of Sokoto Tells Buhari

    Anti-Corruption: Jail The Looters, Sultan Of Sokoto Tells Buhari

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to jail those found guilty of embezzlement and confiscate their property.

    Speaking on the President’s anti-corruption crusade at the National Security Summit 2015 organized by the Nigeria Police and The Sun Newspapers in Abuja, the Sultan said: “We are 100 percent in support of your fight against corruption in this country. It is our belief that all those found guilty should not only have their entire assets seized […]

  • Sultan Of Sokoto Congratulates Muslims

    Sultan Of Sokoto Congratulates Muslims

    The Sultan of Sokoto, who is also President-General of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has congratulated Muslims across the country and enjoined them to reflect on the inherent lessons embedded in fasting which include faith, sincerity, sacrifice, humility, compassion, giving, piety, and commitment.

    The sultan, in a statement signed by the JNI Secretary General, Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu said: ”The JNI under the leadership of His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto uses this medium to once […]