“His Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto has authorized me to inform the general public that Ramadan crescent was sighted in different locations in Nigeria this evening , compilation of more results is going on. Taraweeh prayers can commence, he will make an official declaration shortly.
“The Ramadan crescent has been sighted in Nigeria. The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, is expected to make an official announcement soon.
The sighting of the moon signals the official commencement of fasting for Muslims in Nigeria.”
Saudi Arabia also sighted the Ramadan crescent at Hotat Sudair Observatory on Sunday