7th September, 2016 PRESS RELEASE: SULTAN HAS LOCUS STANDI TO DECLARE ID AL-KABIIR DAY

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, September 2, 2016, announced that Muslims will observe the Id al-Kabiir on Monday, September 12. Reacting to the Sultan’s announcement, a coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) yesterday descended on the Sultan for announcing the Id al-Kabiir…

TRANSCRIPT: Buhari’s interview with The Telegraph

President Muhammadu Buhari’s (PMB) interview with United Kingdom-based Daily Telegraph (DT) last week attracted criticism by many Nigerians who said the president labelled citizens as criminals. The Presidency has, however, said the interview was misinterpreted. On Monday, the paper published the full transcript of his interview with its Chief Foreign Correspondent, Colin Freeman. Here is…

Bishop Kukah’s attack on Islam By Mohammed Haruna |

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah is no stranger to controversies. But the one the bishop of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese stirred last month with his keynote address during a conference at the Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, would rank as perhaps his most provocative to date. Certainly it would rank higher than the very controversial Homily…