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Nigerian defense chief says scourge of banditry to become “thing of past”

Nigeria's defense chief Gabriel Olonisakin said Monday that the armed gunmen's activities in the country's northern regions would soon be "a thing of the...
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Like Uyo, unlike Sokoto

I am often so keen about the beginning of every event because a good or bad step over and over again determines the end...

President Osinbajo approves N1.6bn for flood-hit areas

The Nigerian Government has approved release of N1.6 billion to Niger, Kebbi and other 14 States ravaged by flood across the nation.  The Acting President,...

Grazing Reserve: Governor of Taraba denies land approval reports

The governor made the denial in a press statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Silvanus Giwa. According to the reports,...
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The Bayelsa polls and Fulani rulers

Throughout history, economics or religion has served either as a moderating or propelling force in the fluctuating currents of human thoughts and actions. The...
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Nigeria’s president appoints new secret police chief

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Lawal Musa Daura as the new secret police chief. Daura has taken over from...

Twelve Nigerian states warned to guard against flooding

Nigerian authorities on Wednesday issued warning to a list of 12 states that might experience possible flash floods, river overflows and landslides in...

Nigeria says 6,000 citizens return from Lake Chad

At least 6,000 Nigerians dislodged from Islands on Lake Chad have returned home through Geidam in northeast state of Yobe, according to the National...

Court to Determine Tambuwal?s Fate May 26

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, reserved ruling till May 26, 2015 on the suit challenging the emergence of the Speaker of...

Sokoto, the respected seat of the caliphate….

I am constrained to write you and lend my little voice to the imperatives of choosing right as you go out to determine in...

Court Adjourns Sokoto Guber Case against Tambuwal

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday adjourned till April 13th, a suit challenging the emergence of the Speaker of the House of...

Wamakko Wins Sokoto Senatorial Seat

The current Governor of Sokoto state, Aliyu Wamakko, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the senatorial seat for Sokoto North Senatorial...

Sokoto INEC To Use NURTW Members for Polls

Malam Muhammad Musa is the Head of Voters Education and Publicity of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) in Sokoto State. In this Interview...

Fire Engulfs Sokoto Central Market

A fire outbreak is reported to have engulfed Sokoto Central Market on Tuesday night.11 shops were reported to be gutted by the fire, according to...

8-month Intensive French Programme Launched For 70 Persons

The Sokoto State Government said it was sponsoring 42 students in Niger and Burkina Faso to obtain bachelor?s degrees in French. Chairman of Sokoto State...

Sokoto State records huge APC defections into PDP

No fewer than 6,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wamakko Local Government Area of Sokoto State on Thursdaydefected to the Peoples...

Sokoto frastruates polio vaccination process

About 700 cases of rejection of the Polio vaccines were recorded in Illela Local Government of Sokoto State during the Sept. 2014 round...

Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari, very optmistic about governorship

Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari, Tuesday said  he will become governor of Sokoto in 2015 by God?s grace despite what...

Bafarawa?s pride and arrogance did not go unnoticed

The North-West Democratic Movement has said it has uncovered plots by the former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa and the Peoples...

Sokoto’s Peaceful Demonstration Turn Chaotic

The Peaceful demonstration turn into violence as suspected political thugs attack anti-loan youths campaigners in Sokoto. Tens of youths in Sokoto has suffered injuries as...
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Amaechi Begin A 2 Day Official Visit To Sokoto State

Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors? Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on Friday in Kasarawa village, Wamakko local government area...

Alhaji Salihu Gatawa, is dead

The Permanent Secretary, Sokoto State Pilgrims Welfare Agency, Alhaji Salihu Gatawa, is dead.A statement signed by Abubakar Dangusau, Special Assistant, Press Affairs to Gov....

Islamic cleric Calls For Spiritual Support Over Chibok Saga

Sheikh Yusuf Alibawa, an Islamic cleric in Sokoto State, on Monday urged Nigerians to intensify efforts on prayers for God?s intervention on the safe...

Asking Igbos And Yorubas To Leave The North Is Unfair-Prof. Nuhu

Worried by the series of challenges threatening the Unity of Nigeria as a sovereign nation, the Vice Chancellor of Sokoto State University Professor Nuhu...

Sultanate council committed girl-child education

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, has said the Sultanate Council was committed to the education of the girl-child, debunking the notion...

Jonathan Tours Sokoto Community

President Goodluck Jonathan is to visit the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III today, March 8 by 1pm. Details later.

All Political Rallies, Posters And Billboards In Sokoto Banned

The Police Command in Sokoto State on Monday banned all political parties from holding rallies, pasting of posters and billboards in the state. The Commissioner...
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Jonathan sheduled to tour Sokoto community

President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to pay a one-day official visit to Sokoto on Saturday, Feb.8. News of the visit was contained in a statement...
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PDP denies constituting caretaker committee for Sokoto

The Peoples? Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) has debunked media reports that it has constituted a caretaker committee for the Sokoto...

Kabiru Sokoto Goes In For Life Imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has sentenced the mastermind of the 2011 Christmas day bombing, in Niger State, Kabiru Umar also known...