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APC will soon crash — Sokoto Gov, Tambuwal

APC will soon crash — Sokoto Gov, Tambuwal

By Musa Na Annabi – Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has said the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) will soon collapse as the party had lost focus and that the citizenry no longer had confidence in the party. He added that was why he was not surprised by the decision of the […]
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Sokoto govt constructs dam to encourage repentant bandits to go into farming

Sokoto govt constructs dam to encourage repentant bandits to go into farming

The Sokoto State Government says it is constructing a dam at Kamarawa village to facilitate farming and animal rearing among repentant bandits and others in the state. The Commissioner for Career and Security Matters, retired Col. Garba Moyi made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Wednesday. […]

Insurance firm to pay farmers affected by flood in Sokoto

Insurance firm to pay farmers affected by flood in Sokoto

Mr Kenneth Egbaran, the Managing Director of Veritas Kapital Assurance has assured farmers affected by the 2020 flood in Sokoto State of prompt settlement of their insurance premium to defray their losses. Egbaran made the assurance on Tuesday in an interview with newsmen after he inspected farms affected by flood in Sokoto, Goronyo, Kware, Wamakko, […]

Emir of Kano visits maternal home, Ilorin, in Kwara

Emir of Kano visits maternal home, Ilorin, in Kwara

By Demola Akinyemi – Ilorin The new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, whose mother is from Ilorin will arrive the Kwara state capital today Thursday on an official visit. Recall that Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero replaced former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi, who was deposed by Governor Ibrahim Ganduje of […]

Police screen 785 potential constables in Sokoto

Police screen 785 potential constables in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto State on Wednesday says it has screened over 785 candidates from nine local government areas seeking to join the police as Constables. A statement by the Sokoto Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammad Sadiq, said those screened were applicants from Binji, Bodinga, Dange Shuni, Gada, Goronyo and Gudu […]

FG expresses shock over Sokoto massacre

FG expresses shock over Sokoto massacre

The Federal Government has expressed shock over the killings of innocent peasants by bandits in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto state.

Bad road, rough terrain hinder army to counter bandits ― Tambuwal

Bad road, rough terrain hinder army to counter bandits ― Tambuwal

By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has claimed the Nigerian military had tried to counter the bandits attack on communities in the state last Wednesday, but could not reach the affected places due to undulating terrain and bad road Tambuwal said although it was an hour’s journey from the […]

Cruel blow to Sokoto malnourished children

Cruel blow to Sokoto malnourished children

By Chioma Obinna Imagine being caught in between two dangerous situations. Imagine not being able to take your child to hospital because you have no money in your pocket. Imagine living in fear because of the activities of bandits. Imagine losing your ancestral home. Imagine living in an internally displaced persons’ (IDP) camp where meals […]

Sokoto govt announces death of former governor, Nadama

Sokoto govt announces death of former governor, Nadama

The Sokoto State Government has announced the death of the second civilian governor of the state, Dr Garba Nadama. According to a statement by the state government, Nadama died at the age of 82 years after an illness of natural cause. The government said that Gov. Aminu Tambuwal had commiserated with the family of the […]

COVID-19: Twelve health workers test positive in Sokoto

COVID-19: Twelve health workers test positive in Sokoto

By Nasiru Suleiman – Sokoto Sokoto State government said twelve health workers have tested positive to COVID-19 in Sokoto. Sokoto State Commissioner for Health and chairman of COVID-19 Taskforce team in the state, Dr Mohammed Ali Iname made this disclosure at a press briefing shortly after the technical committee had briefed the state Governor Aminu […]

COVID-19: Sokoto records three deaths, nine new confirmed cases

COVID-19: Sokoto records three deaths, nine new confirmed cases

By Nasiru Suleiman – Sokoto Sokoto State government said three persons have died from complications arising from COVID-19 in the state. The state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal revealed this during a statewide broadcast on Monday night The governor said: “it is with a heavy heart that I have to break this news to you this […]

COVID-19: Tambuwal warns against congregational preaching during Ramadan

COVID-19: Tambuwal warns against congregational preaching during Ramadan

By Nasiru Suleiman, Sokoto Sokoto state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has warned against congregating in a large assembly in the guise of the usual preaching and voluntary midnight prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. The warning is coming following the suspension of all public preaching and voluntary midnight prayers by the Sultan of Sokoto […]