• Late Sultan Dasuki was a man of honour and integrity – NASFAT

    Late Sultan Dasuki was a man of honour and integrity – NASFAT

    Nasrul-Lahi L Fatih Society, NASFAT, has described the late former Sultan, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki who died recently at the age of 93 as a man of honour, a patriot and a leader who stood for justice.

    NASFAT said Dasuki’s death was no doubt a big loss to the entire ummah, the Sokoto caliphate and particularly his immediate family.

    In a statement, the group said: “We sincerely console and commiserate with the Sultan and the President General, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Sheikh […]

  • Jonathan visits Sultan, mourns Dasuki

    Jonathan visits Sultan, mourns Dasuki

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described the late Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki as a nationalist and a patriot par excellence.

    Mr. Jonathan made the remark in Sokoto on Thursday when he paid a condolence visit to the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III.

    He said the late Mr. Dasuki worked and died as a peace maker and a bridge builder.

    “He worked tirelessly to ensure lasting peace and unity in Nigeria, while without peace and unity there will be no development,” he said.

    The former […]

  • Immortalise Sultan Dasuki – Senate tells FG

    Immortalise Sultan Dasuki – Senate tells FG

    According to reports, the Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, late Ibrahim Dasuki, by posthumously by naming a monument after him.

    Senators also observed a minute’s silence in his honour at plenary, describing his death as a great loss to the country.

    The resolutions followed the adoption of a motion raised by Senator Ibrahim Gobir (APC, Sokoto) on the death of the traditional ruler on Monday, November 14, 2016 in Abuja.

    Senate’s deputy leader, Senator […]

  • Late Dasuki believed in ”chop I chop” -Useni

    Late Dasuki believed in ”chop I chop” -Useni

    The Senator representing Plateau South and former FCT minister, Jeremiah Useni has stated that the late father of ex-National Security Adviser, NSA, Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, believed in everyone getting a fair share of what is their due.

    The former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, made the remark at the floor of the Senate on Wednesday during plenary.

    Useni said, “I remember Dasuki for one thing, he once said: ‘If you chop, I chop, no problem, but […]

  • President Buhari mourns former Sultan Dasuki

    President Buhari mourns former Sultan Dasuki

    President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Dasuki family, the government and people of Sokoto State on the death of the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki.

    Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

    Buhari also commiserated with the Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI) and the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs over the demise of the remarkable traditional ruler.

    The president noted that the deceased devoted his life […]

  • Sultan remains a symbol of stability, peace, unity In Nigeria, says Buhari

    Sultan remains a symbol of stability, peace, unity In Nigeria, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday noted that, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA) Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar is a symbol of stability, peace and unity not just in the state, but also in the nation at large.

    Buhari who was in Sokoto to witness the Durbar event held at the Shehu Kangiwa Square in honour of Sultan’s 10th anniversary, admitted that he was full of joy when he received the news of Sultan’s tenth […]

  • Graft war: Looters using religion, tribe as cover – Sultan

    Graft war: Looters using religion, tribe as cover – Sultan

    Sultan of Sokoto, has advised Nigerians to stop hiding behind religion, politics and tribal affiliations to commit crime.

    The Sultan, who is also the president-general, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) said this yesterday, in Sokoto, at an international symposium on the Caliphate.

    “People hide under politics to say or do certain things that are totally against the security of the state,” he said.

    “If the person is arrested, the next thing you hear is that it is because he does not […]

  • Don’t build airport when you can’t pay salary – Sultan tells governors

    Don’t build airport when you can’t pay salary – Sultan tells governors

    According to reports, the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar 11, has enjoined Nigerian leaders especially the State Governors to check themselves and focus more on projects that could be of benefit to the people.

    He gave the advice on Thursday, while speaking at the International Symposium on the Sokoto Caliphate as part of the activities marking his 10th anniversary of ascension to the throne as the 20th Sultan of Sokoto.

    The Sultan decried a situation where political leaders do lots of […]

  • Deal with killer herdsmen, Sultan urges FG

    Deal with killer herdsmen, Sultan urges FG

    Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III has urged the Federal Government to start prosecution of any arrested killer herdsman.

    He said that will show that government is  serious in its fight against insecurity.

    The Sultan, who is also the president general of Jaama’tu Nasril Islam (JNI) further said that Nigerians should “stop mistaking the devilish act of the killers herdsmen as acting the script of the Fulani community or Muslim community in Nigeria” and added that there are few bad […]

  • Nigeria will overcome security, economic challenges – Sultan assures

    Nigeria will overcome security, economic challenges – Sultan assures

    According to reports, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has expressed optimism that Nigeria will overcome its economic and security challenges under the incorruptible leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Abubakar stated this on Friday in Abuja at an Islamic programme organised by the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary.

    The Sultan said the reality of today was glaring in the economic sabotage and restiveness in some parts of the South as well as armed […]

  • No country survives religious war – Sultan

    No country survives religious war – Sultan

    According to reports, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday said there is no country that has survived a religious war and called on Nigerians to unite.

     

    Speaking at the closing ceremony of a programme organised by International Dialogue Centre KAICIID which focus on Intra-religious Understanding in Nigeria held in Abuja, Abubakar said “there are a lot that unite Nigerians than what divide us.”

    He said Nigerians must do away with religious extremism and focus on building peace and harmony.

    Abubakar […]