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Sokoto attack: Army begins special operation, seeks residents support

Sokoto attack: Army begins special operation, seeks residents support

Sokoto attack: Army begins special operation, seeks residents support
Sokoto attacks: Death toll reportedly rises to 39

Sokoto attacks: Death toll reportedly rises to 39

Aminu Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto state, said that the death toll in the recent attacks which occurred in Rabah local government area of the state has risen to 39. He said more bodies had been recovered after 32 were buried.

Sokoto attacks: Death toll reportedly rises to 39
Death toll climbs to 32 from raids by suspected cattle thieves

Death toll climbs to 32 from raids by suspected cattle thieves

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday,July 12, said the death toll from raids by suspected cattle thieves in northwest Nigeria has risen from 26 to 32.The NEMA coordinator said 2,000 people were made homeless

Death toll climbs to 32 from raids by suspected cattle thieves
Buhari pleads for patience as bandits kill 32 in Sokoto - Newspaper review

Buhari pleads for patience as bandits kill 32 in Sokoto - Newspaper review

The main headlines of the mainstream Nigerian newspapers for Thursday, July 12, are focused on the upcoming Ekiti state gubernatorial election and President Muhammadu Buhari's reaction as bandits killed about 32 persons in Sokoto.

Buhari pleads for patience as bandits kill 32 in Sokoto - Newspaper review
I will spare no effort in finding killers in the country - President Buhari makes promise to Nigerians

I will spare no effort in finding killers in the country - President Buhari makes promise to Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of several people, including a district head, in and around the village of Gandi in Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State by bandits on Wednesday, July 11.

I will spare no effort in finding killers in the country - President Buhari makes promise to Nigerians
Just in: Many killed, houses razed as unknown gunmen invade Sokoto villages

Just in: Many killed, houses razed as unknown gunmen invade Sokoto villages

Some unknown gunmen have attacked villages around Gandi in Rabah local government of Sokoto state killing an unspecified number of people and razing down houses and other properties. The police confirmed the incident.

Just in: Many killed, houses razed as unknown gunmen invade Sokoto villages
Governor Tambuwal blames failure of leadership for killings in Nigeria

Governor Tambuwal blames failure of leadership for killings in Nigeria

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state in a statement he signed and released on Tuesday, July 10, blamed the killings in the country on failure of leadership, adding that the deaths were avoidable and preventable.

Governor Tambuwal blames failure of leadership for killings in Nigeria
I have 2 wives, 7 children and I feed them all with fraud money - Suspect in Sokoto confesses to police (photo)

I have 2 wives, 7 children and I feed them all with fraud money - Suspect in Sokoto confesses to police (photo)

The police command in Sokoto state has arrested one Mahmuda Hamza who paraded himself as a member of the force and used fake ID card to extort money from people. Hamza said he fed his family through fraudulent means.

I have 2 wives, 7 children and I feed them all with fraud money - Suspect in Sokoto confesses to police (photo)
Just in: Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto state dissolves cabinet

Just in: Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto state dissolves cabinet

Sokoto state Governor Aminu Tambuwal on Wednesday dissolved the State Executive Council, directing the former commissioners to hand government property to the permanent secretaries in their respective ministries, immediately.

Just in: Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto state dissolves cabinet
Ruwan da ya bugeka shi ne ruwa: Ahmed Musa da Shehu Abdullahi sun yi wa marayu kabakin arziki (Hotuna)

Ruwan da ya bugeka shi ne ruwa: Ahmed Musa da Shehu Abdullahi sun yi wa marayu kabakin arziki (Hotuna)

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito a yayin wannan ziyara, yan kwallon sun kai ma daliban kyautar kayan abinci da kudi, inda Ahmed Musa ya basu kyautar naira miliyan daya da rabi, yayin da Shehu ya basu kyautar shinkafa buhu dari, taliyar

Ruwan da ya bugeka shi ne ruwa: Ahmed Musa da Shehu Abdullahi sun yi wa marayu kabakin arziki (Hotuna)
Sule Lamido speaks on whether nPDP will be allowed to return to major opposition party

Sule Lamido speaks on whether nPDP will be allowed to return to major opposition party

Former governor of Jigawa and presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, has declared that the aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are welcomed to the Peoples Democratic Party, which he called their natural habitat.

Sule Lamido speaks on whether nPDP will be allowed to return to major opposition party
Yansanda sun cafke wani shugaban yan ‘Sara-Suka’ da dillalan wiwi a jihar Sakkwato (Hoto)

Yansanda sun cafke wani shugaban yan ‘Sara-Suka’ da dillalan wiwi a jihar Sakkwato (Hoto)

Kaakakin rundunar Yansandan jihar, DSP Cordelia Nwawa ta bayyana haka a ranar Talata, 3 ga watan Yuni a yayin da take nuna ma yan jaridu mutumin da suka kama, inda tace tun shekaru hudu da suka gabata Yansanda ke farautar KC.

Yansanda sun cafke wani shugaban yan ‘Sara-Suka’ da dillalan wiwi a jihar Sakkwato (Hoto)
Killings: Saraki, Tambuwal want security chiefs sacked

Killings: Saraki, Tambuwal want security chiefs sacked

The Nigerian senator president Bukola Saraki and governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state have demanded for an immediate removal of security chiefs to allow for fresh and innovative ideas on how to protect the nation.

Killings: Saraki, Tambuwal want security chiefs sacked
2019: Another former northern governor joins presidential race, reportedly claims he brought Buhari into politics

2019: Another former northern governor joins presidential race, reportedly claims he brought Buhari into politics

A former governor of Sokoto state, Attahiru Bafarawa, has formally declared his intention to run for the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He also expressed his love for Nigeria.

2019: Another former northern governor joins presidential race, reportedly claims he brought Buhari into politics
I have no link with Plateau killings - Governor Tambuwal cries out

I have no link with Plateau killings - Governor Tambuwal cries out

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on Nigerians to ignore a 'satanic video' linking him to the killings of over 200 persons in some villages of Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau state.

I have no link with Plateau killings - Governor Tambuwal cries out
13 die as armed bandits clash with vigilantes in Sokoto

13 die as armed bandits clash with vigilantes in Sokoto

Thirteen (13) persons were killed while several were injured after a clash occurred between some armed bandits and vigilantes on Friday, June 8, Kamarawa-Bafarawa axis in Isa local government area of Sokoto state.

13 die as armed bandits clash with vigilantes in Sokoto
Wata daliba a jihar Sakkwato ta kashe jaririnta dan gaba da fatiha

Wata daliba a jihar Sakkwato ta kashe jaririnta dan gaba da fatiha

Da take yi ma manema labaru jawabi, Munirat tace cikin shege ta yi, kuma ba ta san wanene Uban yaron ba, bugu da kari ma jaririn bakwani ne, a cewarta. Sai dai Kaakaki Nwawe tace zasu mika Munirat gaban Kotu da zarar sun kammala b

Wata daliba a jihar Sakkwato ta kashe jaririnta dan gaba da fatiha
Police arrests woman for allegedly suffocating newborn baby to death in Sokoto

Police arrests woman for allegedly suffocating newborn baby to death in Sokoto

A 19-year-old lady, Munirat Bagana, has been arrested by the Sokoto state Police Command, for allegedly suffocating her newborn baby. She however claimed that she had a still birth and the dead baby was premature.

Police arrests woman for allegedly suffocating newborn baby to death in Sokoto
Ai da Kyau: Wasu Mutane 6 sun fada tarkon Jami'an 'Yan sanda dauke da dauri 211 na Tabar Wiwi a Arewacin Najeriya

Ai da Kyau: Wasu Mutane 6 sun fada tarkon Jami'an 'Yan sanda dauke da dauri 211 na Tabar Wiwi a Arewacin Najeriya

A yayin gudanar da wani sabon sintiri a ranar 27 ga watan Mayu, hukumar ta yi ram da wani kaso na mutane uku masu cinikayyar Tabar Wiwi a sakamakon rahoton da mutane ukun farko suka baiwa jami'an yayin da suka ga uwar bari.

Ai da Kyau: Wasu Mutane 6 sun fada tarkon Jami'an 'Yan sanda dauke da dauri 211 na Tabar Wiwi a Arewacin Najeriya
An kama wani mutum yayi wa 'yar shekara 9 fyade a jihar Sokoto

An kama wani mutum yayi wa 'yar shekara 9 fyade a jihar Sokoto

A jihar Sokoto wata babbar kotu ta daure wani mutum mai suna Muhammad Rilwanu mai shekaru 24 da laifin yiwa wata yarinya 'yar shekara 9 a duniya fyade. Wanda ake zargin, wanda yake zaune a yankin Gidanhaki a cikin jihar Sokoto...

An kama wani mutum yayi wa 'yar shekara 9 fyade a jihar Sokoto
Kwamacala: An gano ma'aikatan lafiya na boge 6,000 a wannan jihar ta Arewa

Kwamacala: An gano ma'aikatan lafiya na boge 6,000 a wannan jihar ta Arewa

Biyo bayan wani aikin tantancewa da gwamnatin jihar Sokoto dake a shiyyar Arewa maso yammacin Najeriya ta gudanar akan ma'aikatan lafiyar ta sama da dubu 13 gwamnan jihar Aminu Waziri Tambuwal yace akalla dubu 6 an gano duk na bog

Kwamacala: An gano ma'aikatan lafiya na boge 6,000 a wannan jihar ta Arewa
Jerin mutanen da zasu gwabza da Tambuwal takarar kujerar gwamnan Sokoto

Jerin mutanen da zasu gwabza da Tambuwal takarar kujerar gwamnan Sokoto

Tsohon Ministan Al'adu da yawon shakatawa, Sanata Bello Jibril Gada, ya bayyana kudurin sa na neman takarar gwamnan jihar Sokoto a karkashin inuwar jam'iyyar APC a zabe mai gabatowa na shekarar 2019. Har Ila yau, tsohon kwamishina

Jerin mutanen da zasu gwabza da Tambuwal takarar kujerar gwamnan Sokoto
Senator Gada reveals his four-point agenda for Sokoto if elected governor in 2019

Senator Gada reveals his four-point agenda for Sokoto if elected governor in 2019

Senator Jibril Bello Gada who spoke about 2019 general elections declared that he will contest for the governorship position of Sokoto state under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress (AC) added that he remains a tested.

Senator Gada reveals his four-point agenda for Sokoto if elected governor in 2019
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