• Kano, Katsina, Borno Muslims shun Sultan, PTF, storm prayer grounds

    Kano, Katsina, Borno Muslims shun Sultan, PTF, storm prayer grounds0

      Muslims in Kano, Katsina, Borno, Zamfara and Bauchi states on Sunday shunned a directive of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, which stated that there should be no large gatherings at Eid prayers. Our correspondents, who monitored prayer grounds in the states, observed that there were

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  • Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown

    Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown0

    Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown Muslims across the world began marking the holy month of Ramadan under unprecedented coronavirus lockdowns on Friday as the US added another half a trillion dollars to its already-massive support package for the pandemic-ravaged economy. The virus has upended life around the planet as nations try to stop the spread

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  • BREAKING: Nigerian Muslims to mark Sallah on Tuesday as New Moon is spotted

    BREAKING: Nigerian Muslims to mark Sallah on Tuesday as New Moon is spotted0

    The new moon signifying the end of Ramadan has been sighted, an official has told reporters Ishaq Oloyede, the Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) said the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, will make an official announcement on Monday night. The Sultan is the head of the NSCIA. The moon was

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  • Sultan announces today as the beginning of Ramadan

    Sultan announces today as the beginning of Ramadan0

    The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar yesterday declared today as the first day of Ramadan, 1440 AH. The announcement marks the commencement of the 29 or 30 days fast by the Muslims across the country. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar

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