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Sokoto state receives first woman professor into its executive council

Sokoto state receives first woman professor into its executive council

Sokoto state receives first woman professor into its executive council
December 20 is beginning of Islamic month Rabi’u Asani - Sultan of Sokoto

December 20 is beginning of Islamic month Rabi’u Asani - Sultan of Sokoto

Religious leader and Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Wednesday, December 20 as the first day of the Islamic month of Rabi’u Asani, 1439 AH.

December 20 is beginning of Islamic month Rabi’u Asani - Sultan of Sokoto
Sultan of Sokoto to sponsor the education of 200 children orphaned by Boko Haram

Sultan of Sokoto to sponsor the education of 200 children orphaned by Boko Haram

Sultan of Sokoto on Friday, December 15, announced his plan to sponsor the education of about 200 children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency in the north.

Sultan of Sokoto to sponsor the education of 200 children orphaned by Boko Haram
Ex-Sokoto governor Bafarawa’s fate hangs over alleged N15bn corruption, decision to be taken on January 25

Ex-Sokoto governor Bafarawa’s fate hangs over alleged N15bn corruption, decision to be taken on January 25

While the corruption case was ongoing, the governor of Sokoto, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, decided to pardon five of the 16 accused persons charged with Bafarawa.

Ex-Sokoto governor Bafarawa’s fate hangs over alleged N15bn corruption, decision to be taken on January 25
Man raises alarm after nurses dressed his wounds with masking tape in Sokoto

Man raises alarm after nurses dressed his wounds with masking tape in Sokoto

The man identified as Bakare took to his Twitter handle to lament after nurses dressed his wounds with masking tape in an undisclosed hospital in Sokoto state.

Man raises alarm after nurses dressed his wounds with masking tape in Sokoto
Appeal court finally rules in suit challenging Governor Tambuwal’s emergence

Appeal court finally rules in suit challenging Governor Tambuwal’s emergence

The Abuja Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal case filed by Umaru Dahiru, challenging the emergence of Aminu Tambuwal as governor of Sokoto state.

Appeal court finally rules in suit challenging Governor Tambuwal’s emergence
I have not yet decided to run for president - Former Sokoto governor disowns 2019 posters

I have not yet decided to run for president - Former Sokoto governor disowns 2019 posters

Former governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has disowned the presidential posters indicating that he is seeking the presidential ticket in 2019.

I have not yet decided to run for president - Former Sokoto governor disowns 2019 posters
Adamawa attack: Sultan warns against killing of Fulanis

Adamawa attack: Sultan warns against killing of Fulanis

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Sunday, November 26, condemned the gruesome killing of dozens of Fulanis in Numan area of Adamawa state recently.

Adamawa attack: Sultan warns against killing of Fulanis
Here are the Nigerian cities expected to be cloudy, sunny and hazy on Friday, November 24

Here are the Nigerian cities expected to be cloudy, sunny and hazy on Friday, November 24

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted that the central states of the country would remain both sunny and hazy on Friday, November 24.

Here are the Nigerian cities expected to be cloudy, sunny and hazy on Friday, November 24
Tension in Sokoto state as ‘strange illness’ kills 3 people

Tension in Sokoto state as ‘strange illness’ kills 3 people

The Sokoto State govt has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses in the state.

Tension in Sokoto state as ‘strange illness’ kills 3 people
Stay away from our state - Kaduna government tells Shiites

Stay away from our state - Kaduna government tells Shiites

The Kaduna state government has warned the outlawed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, otherwise known as Shi’ites, against any form of procession in the state.

Stay away from our state - Kaduna government tells Shiites
Section of Senator Aliyu Wamakko's house collapses (photos)

Section of Senator Aliyu Wamakko's house collapses (photos)

A section of the house of Senator Aliyu Wamakko on Sunday, October 29, collapsed. The Senator while reacting to the incident said it is an act of God.

Section of Senator Aliyu Wamakko's house collapses (photos)
APC defeats PDP in House of Reps bye election in Sokoto

APC defeats PDP in House of Reps bye election in Sokoto

INEC declared All Progressive (APC) candidate, Alhaji Abdullahi Kalambaina, as winner of Saturday’s Kware/Wamakko Federal Constituency’s bye-election in Sokoto.

APC defeats PDP in House of Reps bye election in Sokoto
How ex-Governor Bafarawa disbursed N100m given him by Dasuki to PDP chiefs - Shettima warns anti-graft agencies

How ex-Governor Bafarawa disbursed N100m given him by Dasuki to PDP chiefs - Shettima warns anti-graft agencies

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has issued a warning to Nigeria’s anti-graft agencies in their probe of former Governor Attahiru Bafarawa of Sokoto.

How ex-Governor Bafarawa disbursed N100m given him by Dasuki to PDP chiefs - Shettima warns anti-graft agencies
What president Buhari, Tambuwal, other northern governors discussed about oil exploration, security in the region

What president Buhari, Tambuwal, other northern governors discussed about oil exploration, security in the region

President Buhari met with three governors from the north concerning issues relating to possible oil exploration in the region as well as security among others.

What president Buhari, Tambuwal, other northern governors discussed about oil exploration, security in the region
PDP chieftain reveals why Mark should contest in 2019 presidential election

PDP chieftain reveals why Mark should contest in 2019 presidential election

Ali Kano, the national coordinator of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has explained why Senator Mark should contest in the 2019 presidential election.

PDP chieftain reveals why Mark should contest in 2019 presidential election
EFCC under fire for allegedly trying to tarnish the image of Governor Tambuwal

EFCC under fire for allegedly trying to tarnish the image of Governor Tambuwal

The Sokoto state government has dismissed claims by the EFCC that Governor Tambuwal granted pardon to five persons standing trial for alleged financial crimes.

EFCC under fire for allegedly trying to tarnish the image of Governor Tambuwal
Nigerian student studying in Bangladesh uses state allowance to purchase food and clothes for refugees (photos)

Nigerian student studying in Bangladesh uses state allowance to purchase food and clothes for refugees (photos)

A Sokoto born Nigerian student, Bilyaminu Bashir, currently studying at an Islamic University in Bangladesh, has donated relief items to Rohingya refugees.

Nigerian student studying in Bangladesh uses state allowance to purchase food and clothes for refugees (photos)
Confusion as Governor Tambuwal’s commissioner loses 2 cases against EFCC at the appeal court

Confusion as Governor Tambuwal’s commissioner loses 2 cases against EFCC at the appeal court

The appellant, in the two separate appeals, urged the court to set aside the ruling of the lower court which admitted some documents presented by the EFCC.

Confusion as Governor Tambuwal’s commissioner loses 2 cases against EFCC at the appeal court
Sokoto, Kano, Osun announce public holiday to mark Islamic New Year

Sokoto, Kano, Osun announce public holiday to mark Islamic New Year

The Sokoto state government said all residents in the state are expected to use the holiday period to pray for Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari.

Sokoto, Kano, Osun announce public holiday to mark Islamic New Year
NNPC reveals new plan for oil exploration in the north

NNPC reveals new plan for oil exploration in the north

The Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) has announced that it has started the process that will eventually lead to the exploration of oil in Sokoto.

NNPC reveals new plan for oil exploration in the north
Bayan Wata Ganawar Sirri Da Wasu Gwamnonin Arewa Shugaba Buhari Ya Bar Abuja A Safiyar Yau Domin Halartar Taron Majalisar Dinkin Duniya(Hotuna)

Bayan Wata Ganawar Sirri Da Wasu Gwamnonin Arewa Shugaba Buhari Ya Bar Abuja A Safiyar Yau Domin Halartar Taron Majalisar Dinkin Duniya(Hotuna)

Bayan Wata Ganawar Sirri Da Gwamnonin Kano, Sokoto, Da Borno Shugaba Buhari Ya Bar Abuja A Safiyar Yau Domin Halartar Taron Majalisar Dinkin Duniya(Hotuna)

Bayan Wata Ganawar Sirri Da Wasu Gwamnonin Arewa Shugaba Buhari Ya Bar Abuja A Safiyar Yau Domin Halartar Taron Majalisar Dinkin Duniya(Hotuna)
Sultan of Sokoto reacts to tension in the southeast, says Nigeria will continue as one country

Sultan of Sokoto reacts to tension in the southeast, says Nigeria will continue as one country

Abubakar, who is also president-general of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), appealed to Nigerians to embrace peace and live in unity.

Sultan of Sokoto reacts to tension in the southeast, says Nigeria will continue as one country
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