Nigerian public service stinks, says Sultan

Feb 22, 2018 Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, said in Abuja, yesterday, that the corruption level is still high in public offices, in spite of the anti-graft fight being championed by the Federal Government. The Muslim leader, who spoke at the public presentation of a book written in honour of […]

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

Graft war: Looters using religion, tribe as cover –Sultan — 4th November 2016 *Says some govs have wrong priorities *Abubakar III, worthy scion of his fore-fathers, says VP 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 […]

Buhari won’t fight Sanusi for criticising FG – Presidency

Buhari won’t fight Sanusi for criticising FG – Presidency: Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari would not fight the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Mohammadu Sanusi, over his Wednesday’s criticism of the present administration. Sanusi had said the Buhari-led administration might end up like the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration […]

Review anti-people policies, Sultan tells FG

Review anti-people policies, Sultan tells FG — 10th August 2016 From Ndubuisi Orji and Basil Obasi, Abuja The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III yesterday appealed to the Federal Government to review policies and programmes that are not in the interest of the people, noting that if policies do not work, there was nothing […]

Benue: Another 14-year-old Benue girl kidnapped in Sokoto, allegedly housed by Sultan

Another 14-year-old Benue girl kidnapped in Sokoto, allegedly housed by Sultan Kidnapped Patience Adaji   advertisement undefined    TOP HEADLINES     BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – Despite the angry reactions that trailed the alleged kidnap of 14 year old Esse Oruru from Bayelsa state to Kano, relations of another missing 14 year old girl, […]

Sultan to governors: Fish out displaced persons’ funds

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday challenged Northern states governors to fish out the whereabouts of several billions of naira collected for Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) in the region. He said, “People are suffering, billions of naira had been collected for their welfare but what we hear every day and what we […]

Former Sultan Dasuki, angry, calls SSS search of his house “unlawful”

Ibrahim Dasuki, the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, has criticized the invasion of his home in Sokoto as unlawful because it is his property and not the property of his son, former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki. Sultan Dasuki The property is one of two that were invaded and searched last week by the State Security Service […]

Eid-il-Fitr: Book Haram killing worries Sultan, pleads with FG to tackle insecurity

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday expressed deep concern the wanton killings in the Northeastern states as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency. The Sultan stated this in his sallah message to the Muslim Ummah at his palace in Sokoto yesterday, adding that the perpetrators of the heinous acts were […]

Jubilation as Obasanjo, Sultan, others hail Buhari

  Jubilant crowd in Minna, Niger State | credits: Simon Ejembi Wild jubilation erupted across Nigeria on Tuesday following the victory of the All Progressives Congress candidate in the March 28 presidential election, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The 72-year-old Katsina-born former Head of State defeated incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in an epic electoral battle, […]

I don’t have PVC, Sultan tells Jonathan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday told President Goodluck Jonathan that he might not vote during the next month’s general elections because he had yet to collect his Permanent Voter Card. Jonathan, who was in the Sokoto State in continuation of the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential campaign, visited the religious leader […]

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