Tag: Sokoto

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Bernard DayoJune 10, 2019

The Big 5: Scores killed as bandits attack five Sokoto villages; Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s resignation, wants five new Supreme Court judges appointed | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s resignation, wants five new Supreme Court judges ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 27, 2019

The Big 5: Agege inferno leaves two hospitalised; Buhari, APC chiefs endorse Lawan for senate president | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that you should be monitoring today: 28 political parties reject Tambuwal’s victory  A coalition of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 1, 2018

President Buhari reduces cost of UTME, SSCE forms; ASUU vows not to suspend its strike | Other top stories of the week

These are the stories that drove conversation this week. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) vowed not to suspend ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 18, 2018

The Late 5: Nigerian Army says it has killed Boko Haram spokesman; INEC confirms substitution of Sokoto PDP guber candidate | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babatunde Ogala has written ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 4, 2018

The Late 5: Court orders NASS to commence impeachment process against Buhari, House of Reps mandates committee to review employment age for MDAs and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: A Federal High Court in Osogbo on Wednesday, granted an order ...

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tosin adesinaApril 26, 2018

In Sokoto, patients are being forced to take treatment under trees

Akin to the type of scene you see in a war zone, the picture shows sick women sleeping on the ...

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SponsorNovember 23, 2017

Sokoto To Experience Her First TED Event, TEDxArkilla, This Weekend

​​​​​​​​On Saturday, November 25th, 2017, the first ever TEDx event in the seat of the Caliphate, TEDxArkilla will be held ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 17, 2017

The Big 5: Buhari speaks on killings in Plateau, Oby Ezekwesili warns FG not to cover up $25bn NNPC scandal, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: Plateau state has been experiencing a series ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 17, 2017

Sokoto Govt sends 239 lab scientists back to school

The Sokoto State Government said that it sent no fewer than 239 medical laboratory scientists back to school to upgrade ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

Anyone who kills in the name of God will go to hell – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar III Friday, said that those killing in the name of God will surely ...

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EditorSeptember 30, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Examining the Sokoto and Akwa Ibom ‘pro-corruption syndrome’

The new trend among state governors in the country irrespective of their party, is frustrating the “anti-corruption war” of the federal ...

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AzeezSeptember 20, 2017

NNPC begins oil exploration process in Sokoto

The Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) said it has started the process of oil and gas exploration in Sokoto. NNPC Group ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 27, 2017

Opinion: Who will emerge the Lion King in Sokoto’s animal kingdom – Tambuwal?

  by Usama Dandare The recent drama on the floor of the Sokoto State House of Assembly that led to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 31, 2017

Forget about restructuring, Boko Haram, Nigerian governors are the problem

by Tosin Adesina Recently, there have been unending agitations for Nigeria’s restructuring across all ethnic divides in the country. For ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

Solve famine, provide healthcare and every other thing Tambuwal could have done with N700m

by Tosin Adesina Governor Aminu Tambuwal has decided to spend the sum of seven hundred million Naira to purchase a ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

Tambuwaste is building a N700m mansion for the Sultan in Abuja?

by Tosin Adesina When you think you’ve seen it all in Nigeria, you, you are brought back to reality with ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 18, 2017

Sokoto Govt exposes 706 ghost students

A committee set up by the Sokoto State Government to verify the actual number of students entitled to its scholarship ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 14, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Sokoto Reps member, Abdullahi Wamakko is dead

by Tolu Omoyeni and Omoleye Omoruyi   Abdullahi Wamakko, representing Kware/Wamakko federal constituency in the lower chamber, has passed on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 23, 2017

Court affirms Tambuwal’s election as Sokoto governor

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has reportedly upheld the election of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State. Presided ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 2017

‘NYSC to give N100m interest-free loans to corps members’

The NYSC Coordinator in Sokoto, Musa Abubakar, has disclosed that corps members are to get N100million interest-free loans. He said ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 15, 2017

Sokoto: Judges, magistrates go to court on motorcycles – Governor

by Omoleye Omoruyi Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has lamented the condition of the States’ Magistrates and Area ...

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EditorApril 13, 2017

BEYOND BIAFRA: The Onitsha market where dreams refuse to die

by Victor Akhidenor That there is no visible sign post announcing the Onitsha Main Market does not stop anyone from ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

13-year-old boy commits suicide in Sokoto

by Dolapo Adelana A Junior Secondary School student over the weekend hung himself in front of their house in Sokoto, Leadership reports. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 20, 2017

Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Sokoto

by Dolapo Adelana Unknown gunmen killed two mobile policemen in the early hours of Monday in Sokoto. According to the ...

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RoqeebahMarch 9, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] What’s Vice President Osinbajo doing in Sokoto today?

The Vice President’s itinerary has been a bit tricky to follow today but it’s only because we momentarily forgot that ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

Osinbajo to visit Sokoto on Thursday

by Dolapo Adelana Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will pay an official visit to Sokoto on Thursday. The Special Adviser ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 28, 2016

Army council approves 8 division in Sokoto

The Nigerian Army Council has approved the establishment of the 8th Army Division in Sokoto. Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant ...

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Joachim MacEbongNovember 14, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Jigawa’s mosques and misplaced priorities

The recent announcement by the Jigawa state government that it has opened bidding for the construction of ninety mosques in ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 11, 2016

Gimba Kakanda: Exploring Tambuwal’s Sokoto State

by Gimba Kakanda It’s not unsound to conclude the heart of Nigeria was in Sokoto last week, as the state ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

Buhari God-sent to deliver Nigeria from economic crisis – Oyegun

The National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, says President Muhammadu Buhari was sent by God to save ...

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