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THE THOUGHTFUL ARE GRATEFUL

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, expresses profound thanks to the Almighty Allah for the opportunity of witnessing the glo...

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END OF RAMADAN 1441 AH (2020G) FAST AND ‘IDUL-FITR CELEBRATIONS

۞يَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ الْأَهِلَّةِۖ قُلْ هِيَ مَوَاقِيتُ لِلنَّاسِ وَالْحَجَّ “They ask you, [O Muhammad], about the new moons. Say, "They are measurements of time for the people and for Hajj.”(Al-Baqar...

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Did the Sultan mislead us by starting Ramadhān on Friday? (Part 2) By Shakir Akorede

Let me start by declaring, ab initio, that the 1441 Ramadhān crescent was sighted in Saudi Arabia and a host of other countries, as against the astronomical fiat being peddled around on the internet. It is my prayer that the coming paragraphs would put to rest the rounds...

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Did the Sultan mislead us by starting Ramadhān on Friday? (Part 1) By Shakir Akorede

Deep-dive fact-finding research on controversies surrounding the commencement of Ramadhān 1441 AH in Nigeria. I cringe at writing this but the need to dig to the bottom of the misconceptions regarding the commencement of Ramadhān on Friday, April 24, 2019, would not all...

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FELICITATION AND MOONSIGHTING FOR RAMADAN 1441 A.H.

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 night of) the month (of Ramadan i.e. present at his hom...

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ADVISORY ON CONGREGATIONAL TARAWIH, TAFSIR AND I’TIKAF DURING THE MONTH OF RAMADAN

The General Purpose Committee (GPC) of 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, in view of the current COVID-19 pandemic considered t...

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ADVISORY ON THE INTERMENT OF POSSIBLE VICTIMS OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The General Purpose Committee (GPC) of 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, met and deliberated on the interment of possible vict...

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EASTER GREETINGS

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under the able leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhmmad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, on behalf of the Nigerian Muslim Ummah, felicitates with the entire Nigerian Christians...

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COVID-19, BLACK SEED AND HONEY

Mankind was created by Allah and was strengthened with the Glorious Qur’an to guide him in all his endeavors. Allah says in the Qur’an thus: “This is the Book (the Qur’an), whereof there is no doubt, a guidance to those who fear Allah” (Qur’an 2:2). In another...

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NSCIA on COVID-19 and Muslims in Nigeria

Bismillah al-Rahman al-Raheem Thursday 24th RAJAB 1441AH/19th March 2020 The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of its President-General, His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Saad Abubakar, CFR,mni., has keenly follow...

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DECLARE A STATE OF EMERGENCY ON INSECURITY!

Press Conference by the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on the State of the Nation on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the National Headquarters, National Mosque Complex, Abuja DECLARE A STATE OF EMERGENCY ON INSECURITY! Gentlemen of the press, Disti...

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Fani-Kayode, there’s no tribal war

By ’Tunji Ajibade Recently, I came across a title online that caught my attention and I moved in to read the first few lines.  There were words in support of the position taken on Yoruba history by an elder, Alagba Yemi Elebuibon, whose incredible creativity in his Ewi...

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MUSLIMS AND THE NATION

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, held its 7th Expanded General Purpose Committee Meeting on Saturday, Muharram 28, 1441 (S...

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DEATH OF ALHAJI (DR) SAKARIYAU OLAYIWOLA BABALOLA

Inna LiLlahi wa innaa ilayHi raji‘uun! It is with utter shock and total submission to the will of Allah that the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) announces the transition of its Deputy President General (South), Alh. (Dr) S. O. Babalola (OON). His j...

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A FRESH START: YEAR 1441 A.H. GOODWILL MESSAGE

 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, felicitates with the entire Muslim Ummah in Nigeria and all over the world on the auspi...

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