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 […]

Defend yourselves against B’Haram, JNI tells Muslims (Why not say “Nigerians” instead just limiting it to Muslims. Are they only killing Muslims? Everything is about religion that is the problem with Nigeria)

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam, led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Wednesday asked Muslims in the country to defend themselves against attacks by the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The JNI said it had become obvious that the Federal Government was incapable of dealing with the insurgents. “That Muslims are strongly urged […]

Muslims want Sultan to lead negotiations with the infidel Boko Haram terrorists

SOME Islamic elite have written to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, asking him to lead the dialogue with members of the terrorist Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The elite, writing under the aegis of Concerned Muslim Professionals, told the Sultan, who is also the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, […]

CAN blast JNI, Sultan, for being silent while Christians are murdered by Muslim Boko Haram terrorists

By Sam Eyoboka THE Tuesday arrest and detention of 486 northern Muslims suspected to be Boko Haram sect members by the army in Aba, Abia State has continued to elicit reactions as the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), yesterday, lashed out at the Ja’amatu Nasril Islam (JNI), urging security agencies to disregard protests on the […]

Don’t associate Islam with Boko Haram, Sultan warns

By OLA AJAYI, Ibadan The President-General of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, who is also  the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, and the governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, have called on Nigerians not to associate the Boko Haram Islamist group with Islam. They spoke  in Ibadan  while inaugurating the Bodija Estate […]

Sultan to Jonathan: Confab composition unfair to Muslims -(Must it be about religion all the time?)

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday led some prominent Muslims in the country to the Presidential Villa, Abuja to protest what they called their marginalisation. At a closed-door meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice -President Namadi Sambo and a few top government officials, the Sultan and the other muslim leaders specifically […]

Nigeria sliding into lawlessness – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III, on Sunday decried the killings in Bama in Borno State and Alakyo in Nasarawa State by insurgents. Abubakar, also the President of Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, noted that with the killings in Bama and Lafia, it had been shown […]


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