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May, 2020

  • 29 May

    Sokoto Attack: Buhari Condoles With Families, Orders Fierce Military Operation Against Bandits

    President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with families who lost loved ones in an attack by bandits in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State. Read Also: Court Strikes Out Exam Malpractices Charge Against Adeleke He prayed for quick recovery of those who sustained injuries. “As the world and Nigeria battle …

  • 28 May

    Residents Flee As Gunmen Kill 60 In Sokoto Communities

    More than 60 people have reportedly been killed, after gunmen attacked Garki, Katuma and Kuzari villages under Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State on Wednesday night. Read Also: Buses To Replace Keke, Okada Ready In July – Lagos Govt According to reports, those who sustained life-threatening injuries are currently …

  • 21 May

    Chinese Citizens Accused Of Bribing EFCC Officials Get Bail

    A Sokoto State High Court sitting in Sokoto has granted bail to two Chinese citizens accused of giving a N100 million bribe to an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Read Also: Almajirai Not Allowed In Ebonyi, Says Umahi Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa, who is also the Chief …

  • 16 May

    Nigerian Veterinary Association President Dies Of COVID-19

    The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), on Saturday, said its president, Professor Bello Mohammed Agaie, has died of complications from the novel coronavirus in Sokoto State. Read Also: Nigerian Pastor Sells COVID-19 ‘Prevention Oil’ For N36, 000 Professor Bala Muhammad, chairman of the Federal Capital Territory branch of the association, made …

April, 2020

  • 21 April

    Sokoto NMA Chair Tests Positive For COVID-19

    Dr. Sani Abubakar, Chairman of the Sokoto State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read Also: Lagos Announces Two COVID-19 Deaths Abubakar, the state’s index patient, disclosed this via his social media platforms on Tuesday. “One of my unpleasant responsibilities is when …

March, 2020

  • 16 March

    Don’t Politicize Traditional Institutions, Warns Tambuwal

    Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State, has warned political leaders and stakeholders in Nigeria against politicising traditional institutions and religion. Read Also: Three More Corpses Recovered From Scene Of Abule Ado Explosion Governor Tambuwal made the plea when the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, paid him a courtesy visit …

February, 2020

  • 28 February

    Robbers Shoot Driver, Cart Away N5m In Sokoto

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    Some unidentified robbers shot a driver and carted away N5 million in Sokoto State on Thursday. Read Also: Coronavirus: Suspend All Flights From China, Italy, Atiku Tells Buhari The incident was confirmed by the Sokoto State Police Command. It was learnt that the incident occurred on Emir Yahaya Road. An eyewitness, …

January, 2020

  • 27 January

    Tambuwal Replaces Dickson As PDP Governors’ Forum Chair

    Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State, has been announced as the new Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Mohammad Bello, Special Adviser to the Sokoto State Governor on Media, on Monday. Read Also: Lagos Finally Bans ORide, ‘Keke’, Others Governor …

  • 23 January

    APC Candidate Defects To PDP Days To Sokoto Assembly Rerun

    Bature Lili, candidate of the All Progressives Progress (APC) for the Binji State Constituency Sokoto State House of Assembly, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alongside his supporters two days before the constituency’s rerun election. Lili, who was seeking to retain his seat under the auspices of the …

  • 12 January

    Supreme Court To Deliver Judgment On Imo, Sokoto Guber Elections Monday

    The Supreme Court will deliver its judgment on the governorship election appeals concerning Imo and Sokoto states on Monday (tomorrow). Emeka Ihedioha and Aminu Tambuwal, both members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were declared winners of the March 9 elections conducted in Imo and Sokoto states respectively. The apex …

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