Tagged: Sokoto

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Nigeria’s primary school net attendance ratio drops

by Tunji Andrews Indications have emerged that the primary school attendance ratio in Nigeria dropped by 2.3% between 20012 and 2014. In a report published by the National Bureau of statistics titled 2014 Millennium...

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Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal formally defects to APC

by James Sambo The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has ditched the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the major opposition party, All Progressives Congress, APC. Tambuwal made the formal...

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One person dies, 17 others injured in Sokoto accident

by James Sambo An accident along the Sokoto-Sabon-Garin Kwannawa highway today claimed the life of one person leaving about 17 others injured. According to Kuteb Takum, the Sector Commander of the Commission in the state, the...

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Tragic: 18 people killed in Kebbi auto crash

by Isi Esene Several passengers lost their lives this morning as a Sokoto bound 18-seater bus with registration number, BUD 291 XA, collided with a trailer. The bus which took off from Ilorin, Kwara State...

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Ex-governor Attahiru Bafarawa dumps APC for the PDP

Attahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto State has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after dumping the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). Reports say the governor announced his decision to decamp through his...

Opinion: It’s such a pity Jega has failed this test

Opinion: It’s such a pity Jega has failed this test

by Chioma Gabriel Just before the election,  allegations  of INEC ‘s  high level of  incompetence in registering voters, compiling, maintaining, revising and updating voters register on continuous basis which would  disenfranchise many from voting...