Tag: Aliyu Wamakko

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 5, 2018

The Big 5: Gombe Gov, Dankwambo joins Presidential race, PDP is a dead party – Wamakko I More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Gombe Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo has declared his interest in running for ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 21, 2016

Opinion: Money cannot buy credibility – A note to Sokoto politicians

by Usama Dandare If Money can buy the whole world, there is indeed one thing in it that no amount ...

Janeth JApril 20, 2015

Don’t worry, Buhari will deliver – Wamakko assures Nigerians

by Ranti Joseph Governor of Sokoto state, Aliyu Wamakko has assured Nigerians that the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari will not fail ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 22, 2014

Mass defection: 4000 PDP members cross carpet to APC

by James Sambo   Over 4,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto, have defected ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

Buhari is missing at APC’s Sokoto rally

by James Sambo Chieftains in the All Progressives Congress (APC) converged for the Party’s North-West Zonal Rally in Sokoto State ...

February 8, 2014

Opinion: There is no such thing as a united North

by Abdulmalik Ibrahim Tijani However, unlike many a northern youths, I will not be cajoled and hoodwinked into voting out ...

January 8, 2014

Mass defection: 27 out of 30 PDP lawmakers decamp to APC in Sokoto

by Oke Efagene A majority of members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, have defected to the All Progressives ...

January 2, 2014

It gets worse: Another 2,300 PDP members decamp to APC in Kaduna

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The list of ‘defectors’ never stops this time with a record breaking exodus again in Kaduna involving ...

December 21, 2013

REPORT: APC set to woo Obasanjo today

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to woo the amiable former Head of State today to ...

December 19, 2013

He’s going nowhere: Tukur will remain PDP Chairman – Jonathan insists

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following rumours and speculation on whether the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga ...

December 12, 2013

PDP crisis: I will not resign as chairman – Tukur insists

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite continuous agitation for his removal by aggrieved party members and reports that the Peoples Democratic Party ...

December 10, 2013

PDP crisis: Jonathan holds emergency meeting with Tukur, NWC

by ‘Jola Sotubo Another strategy meeting has been convened by President Goodluck Jonathan after a session with the ‘rebel’ Peoples ...

December 9, 2013

PDP crisis: Jonathan, governors meeting ends in stalemate

by Oge Okonkwo There was no progress recorded at the peace meeting  between President Goodluck Jonathan and Peoples Democratic Party ...

December 8, 2013

“PDP is still the party to beat” – President Jonathan

by Oke Efagene Nigeria President, Goodluck Jonathan has  shown his confidence in the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) despite the ...

November 26, 2013

How the G-7 governors merged with the APC (See Photos)

by Oge Okonkwo The G-7 governors have finally deflected to the the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). The announcement was made today ...

November 26, 2013

PDP crisis update: Finally, G-7 governors move to join APC

by Oge Okonkwo It has been revealed that the G-7 governors have reached a decision to leave the platform of the People’s ...

September 17, 2013

IBB reportedly drops presidential ambition

by Akan Ido Former president of Nigeria, Ibrahim Babangida has announced that his days of seeking votes in presidential elections ...

August 16, 2013

PDP crises: More drama as 3 governors meet with Tukur

by Akan Ido Three northern governors, Sule Lamido, Jigawa, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Kano; and Aliyu Wamakko, Sokoto yesterday met behind closed ...

August 1, 2013

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Gov. Wamakko’s great wall of Sokoto (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir These funds can be spent in the re-channelisation of the water ways, building of higher embankments and ...

August 1, 2013

Opinion: Umaru Dikko, nostalgia and PDP’s politics

by Is’haq Modibbo Kawu But for now, it will be interesting to see how much discipline Alhaji Umaru Dikko can ...

June 14, 2013

PDP war of words: “He is a political prostitute” – Gov. Wamakko; “He is ignorant and lacks discipline” – Tukur

by Rachel Ogbu Suspended Sokoto State Governor, Aliyu Wamakko and the PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur have both engaged in ...

May 5, 2013

Call it a tsunami: Amaechi, Aliyu, Lamido, and 7 other PDP governors are “on their way to APC”

by Ogunyemi Bukola If reports available to us are anything to go by, no fewer than 10 serving governors on ...

March 24, 2013

Power play: Amaechi, 7 other PDP governors move to defect

As political calculations towards the 2015 elections heighten, it has emerged that at least eight Peoples Democratic Party governors are ...

March 1, 2013

Hashtag Porn – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze I believe that there are some human beings who do not deserve to be among other human ...

August 22, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: We are set to explore our vast crude oil deposits – Sokoto Gov. Aliyu Wamakko

by Akan Ido According to the governor of Sokoto State, the state is soon to join the South-South states by ...

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