Tag: Sokoto State

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YNaijaMarch 3, 2023

Six States petition Supreme Court to cancel Presidential and National Assembly Elections

Six member states of the Federation have petitioned the Supreme Court to invalidate the Presidential and National Assembly elections held ...

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YNaijaFebruary 28, 2023

Atiku wins in Bauchi as Obi takes Nasarawa; Obasanjo calling for coup – APC campaign raises alarm | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Atiku ...

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YNaijaFebruary 13, 2023

Lagos orders closure of Chrisland School following death of student; CAN denies receiving N2bn from Obi | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Lagos ...

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YNaijaFebruary 10, 2023

Tinubu is my candidate, vote him – Buhari tells Nigerians; PDP has brought us shame, should not retain power – Ayu slips up at PDP Kano rally | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Tinubu ...

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YNaijaJanuary 2, 2023

Obasanjo endorses Peter Obi for president; Nigerians moved from frying pan to fire under APC – Obasanjo laments | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Obasanjo endorses Peter Obi for president Nigerians moved from frying pan to fire under APC – Obasanjo laments El-Rufai pardons ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 22, 2017

Opinion: Some good news about education from the North

By Chinedu E. Okonkwo A silent revolution is taking place in the Seat of the Caliphate, Sokoto State. If it ...

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AzeezNovember 4, 2016

Buhari to pay one-day working visit to Sokoto on Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari will be paying a one-day working visit to Sokoto State on Saturday November 5, 2016. Spokesman of ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2016

Police arrests 14 suspected criminals in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Police Command on Sunday said it has arrested 14 suspects, after its officers raided a suspected criminal ...

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AzeezSeptember 2, 2016

Sokoto transfers students in foreign schools back to Nigeria

Sokoto State has started plans to transfer 39 of its students studying in various schools abroad back to the country. ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

Opinion: Reflection of Delta at 25 and governor Ifeanyi Okowa goofed in his moment of glory

By Fejiro Oliver The celebration of Delta at 25 may have come and gone but the memories will ever remain. ...

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AzeezAugust 23, 2016

Religious tolerance: John Kerry throws in some good words for the Sultan of Sokoto

The U.S. Secretary of State on Tuesday praised the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar for promoting religious tolerance in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 22, 2016

Pastor’s wife, 3 others clubbed to death in Sokoto

Four people were clubbed to death with a pestle in Sokoto state by a 43-year-old man, Taiwo Adio. According to ...

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AzeezJuly 28, 2016

Sokoto State uncovers 12,915 ghost workers on its payroll

The Sokoto State Government on Thursday announced the discovery of 12,915 ‘ghost workers,’ on the payrolls of the 23 local government ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 7, 2016

Sokoto state to provide 1,000 hectares of land for herdsmen

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday, announced that the state will provide about 1,000 hectares of land for ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 31, 2016

Opinion: Dogara and his terrorists are coming with Sharia Law

By Bayo Oluwasanmi If the Senators or House Reps were not sponsoring the world’s most bizarre bills, they’ll be stirring ...

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Janeth JDecember 14, 2015

Lodging in a Sokoto hotel is no longer business as usual – Here’s why

To guarantee optimum security, the Sokoto state government has announced that all hotels in the state will no longer accommodate guests ...

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Janeth JOctober 28, 2015

#MinisterialScreening: Senate drops petition against nominee, Aisha Abubakar

The Senate has withdrawn the petition against ministerial nominee from Sokoto state, Aisha Abubakar. The withdrawal of the petition was done ...

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Janeth JAugust 18, 2015

The 21st century hits Sokoto, identification needed to book hotels

Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal, has given a new directive that from 2016,  any guest wanting to lodge in ...

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Janeth JAugust 12, 2015

Gbajabiamila responds to Tambuwal for backing Dogara

The House of Reps majority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, has responded to Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s position in the recent leadership tussle ...

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Janeth JAugust 2, 2015

Tambuwal pledges support to the Nigerian Army

The Sokoto state government has said it will assist the Nigerian Army by providing critical infrastructures and assisting officers in ...

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Janeth JJuly 20, 2015

Parents in Sokoto might soon be facing charges if they don’t put their kids in school

Failing to put one’s children in school will be a crime in Sokoto state if a bill proposed by the ...

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Janeth JJuly 7, 2015

Sokoto governor Tambuwal creates social media unit in his government

Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal has approved the creation of social media unit to be domiciled in the governor’s ...

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Janeth JJuly 3, 2015

Tambuwal orders investigation into death of man in NSCDC custody

Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu  Tambuwal has directed the State Human Rights Agency to investigate the circumstances that led to ...

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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 ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 23, 2015

This is what Shagari was doing when people were reporting his death

by Kolapo Olapoju Former President Shehu Shagari, who recently celebrated his 90th, was apparently on his farm on Sunday, March ...

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Janeth JFebruary 17, 2015

No shaking: Tambuwal assures of free and fair elections next month

by Ranti Joseph The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal on Monday has assured that the forthcoming general ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 23, 2014

Take down your campaign banners, Sokoto state warns politicians

by Panshak Ibrahim   Politicians and political parties in Sokoto state have every reason to be worried… A task force ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 18, 2014

@SpeakerTambuwal reportedly dumps presidential bid for #Sokoto governorship

by James Sambo Aminu Tambuwal, the speaker of the House of Representatives, has apparently dumped his presidential aspiration in favour ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 5, 2014

@adekoyabee: This is why we must applaud @PoliceNG for withdrawing @SpeakerTambuwal’s security

by Adekoya Boladale The news on the defection of the outgoing speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 18, 2014

Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal set to defect to APC [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju   Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the Speaker of the house of representatives, is reportedly set to jump ...

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