Ramadan fasting begins TODAY, Sultan of Sokoto declares

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared today, Thursday (May 17) as the first day of the Ramadan fasting in Nigeria. Abubakar announced the citing of the new crescent in Sokoto on Wednesday in a broadcast, to corroborate Saudi’s pronouncement. He said the new moon was sighted in various places like Sokoto, Niger, […]

Ex-Sultan of Sokoto Ibrahim Dasuki dies at 93

Former Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki, has died aged 93. He’s the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, and the first Sultan of Sokoto to be deposed. Alhaji Dasuki died in a private hospital in Abuja on Monday night, and he’d be buried according to Islamic rites on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, family sources say. The deceased […]