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END OF 1442 AH RAMADAN FAST CUM ‘IDUL-FITRI CELEBRATIONS

26th Ramadan, 1442 AH 8th May, 2021 "Do not begin the fast until you sight the (Ramadan) crescent and do not terminate fasting until you sight it (Shawwal Crescent). If the new moon is concealed from you, then work out what it should be." The Nigerian Supreme Council for...

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FELICITATION AND MOONSIGHTING FOR RAMADAN 1442 A.H.

Date: 28th Sha’aban, 1442 AH11th April, 2021 The month of Ramadan (is that) in which was revealed the Quran, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance and the criterion (between right and wrong). “So whoever of you sights (the crescent on the first nigh...

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CAN’S CAMPAIGN OF CALUMNY ON THE SHORTLISTED JUSTICES OF THE COURT OF APPEAL

Date: 15th Sha’aban, 1442 AH 29th March, 2021 The attention of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has been drawn to the insinuations and vituperations that trailed the shortlisting of 20 Justices-designate by the Federal Judicial Service Commissio...

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EXIT OF A VERTICAL LAUREATE

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), hereby formally announces the demise of a frontline scholar and Laureate, Sheikh Ahmed Lemu, OFR. A dignified intellectual juggernaut and former Grand Qadi of Niger State, Sheikh Ahmed Lemu reportedly breathed his...

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APPOINTMENT OF A NEW DEPUTY PRESIDENT-GENERAL (SOUTH) FOR THE NIGERIAN SUPREME COUNCIL FOR ISLAMIC AFFAIRS (NSCIA)

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, announces the appointment of a new Deputy President-General (South) for the Council. He is A...

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DEMISE OF A LEGAL ICON

It was another moment of sobriety and reminder of death for all role players in the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), when a legal icon, in the Council, was said to have been demised quietly on Sunday, December 13, 2020. His name was Alhaji Murtala Ami...

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Re- “Special Report: New deals underscore prospects of peace in Southern Kaduna”-Plaudit for Premium Times

A Press Release By  Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) The attention of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under the able leadership of His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, CFR, mni., has been drawn...

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MASS PROTESTS: NSCIA’S SPECIAL PRESS STATEMENT

As a matter of serious concern and urgent expectation of tranquility in Nigeria, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has declared the coming Friday, October 23, 2020, as a day of special prayer for the nation. In an admonishing statement personally a...

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AH, NWOHA RETURNS TO ALLAH!

By Dr. Mahfouz Adedimeji I have been distraught and devastated since yesterday when a digger was driven right into my heart. That was on account of the sad news of Alhaji Yusuf Nwoha's death. There is still a lump in my throat and I shiver as I manage to write this. Unti...

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DEATH OF NSCIA’S DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

With heavy hearts and impregnable sobriety, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affair (NSCIA) hereby announces the demise of its Director of Administration, Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha. He died in a road accident at Okene, Kogi State, on his way to Oweri in Imo Sta...

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IT IS NOT OVER UNTIL IT IS OVER

5th Dhul-Hijjah, 1441AH26th July, 2020 The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, congratulates the Nigerian Muslim Ummah and the e...

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DHUL-HIJJAH 1441AH PRESS RELEASE

Date: 29th Dhul-Qa’dah, 1441 AH 21st July, 2020 The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, wishes to inform the Nigerian Muslim Um...

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NIGERIAN MUSLIMS AND THE INTERVENTIONS OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA

Date: 24th Dhul-Qa’dah, 1441 AH 16th July, 2020 The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released the guidelines for the non-interest version of all its intervention programmes. The initiative covers the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), Agri-Business, Small and Medium Ent...

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CONDOLENCE MESSAGE ON THE DEATH OF ALH. ABUBAKAR TSAV

18th Shawwal, 1441 AH10th June, 2020 Mal. Garba Yakubu Baba, Vice President-General (NSCIA) and Chairman, Benue State Council for Islamic Affairs. Assalaam ‘alaykum, CONDOLENCE MESSAGE ON THE DEATH OF ALH. ABUBAKAR TSAV The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affa...

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SHAWWAL 1441 AH PRESS RELEASE

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) – under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni – wishes to inform the Nigerian Muslim Ummah that there was no proven report of the sig...

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