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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

Here are the Nigerian cities expected to be cloudy, sunny and hazy on Friday, November 24
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
Buhari’s government strategises, plans to link all air, sea ports and land depots by rail system

Buhari’s government strategises, plans to link all air, sea ports and land depots by rail system

He argued that linking the ports and depots to rail would ease the burden and cost of transportation and the influx of people and trucks to major cities.

Buhari’s government strategises, plans to link all air, sea ports and land depots by rail system
Entire state in Nigeria set to intercede to God for more healing for Buhari

Entire state in Nigeria set to intercede to God for more healing for Buhari

A special prayer session for President Muhammadu Buhari’s health is being organized by the Sokoto state government, in conjunction with the Sultanate Council.

Entire state in Nigeria set to intercede to God for more healing for Buhari
Woman gives birth to beautiful quadruplets (photo)

Woman gives birth to beautiful quadruplets (photo)

NAIJ.com came across the story of a lady who gave birth to a set of quadruplets on Wednesday, August 23. The story was shared by Facebook user Sylva Frank.

Woman gives birth to beautiful quadruplets (photo)
I didn’t oppose restructuring - Sultan of Sokoto declares

I didn’t oppose restructuring - Sultan of Sokoto declares

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Abubakar III, on Thursday August 24 denied claims that he was opposed to calls that the country should be restructured.

I didn’t oppose restructuring - Sultan of Sokoto declares
Restructuring: No group has the right to issue quit notice to anyone - Sultan

Restructuring: No group has the right to issue quit notice to anyone - Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III, has said Nigeria’s unity is non-negotiable despite the constant agitations for the restructuring of the country.

Restructuring: No group has the right to issue quit notice to anyone - Sultan
BREAKING: Sultan of Sokoto declares September 1 as Sallah

BREAKING: Sultan of Sokoto declares September 1 as Sallah

The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared September 1, 2017 as Eid-el-Kabir day.

BREAKING: Sultan of Sokoto declares September 1 as Sallah
See what Governor Yari did when he saw accident victims on his way to Sokoto (photos)

See what Governor Yari did when he saw accident victims on his way to Sokoto (photos)

Governor AbdulAziz Yari of Zamfara in a highly commendably gesture stopped his convoy when he came across accident victims on his way from Talata Mafara.

See what Governor Yari did when he saw accident victims on his way to Sokoto (photos)
Igbos can’t vacate North because they are in all communities in the region - PDP chieftain

Igbos can’t vacate North because they are in all communities in the region - PDP chieftain

Walid Jibrin, chairman of Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP), has said that those calling themselves Arewa youth may not be the original indigene of the region.

Igbos can’t vacate North because they are in all communities in the region - PDP chieftain
Sokoto governor donates truck load of food and cash to parents of quadruplets (photos)

Sokoto governor donates truck load of food and cash to parents of quadruplets (photos)

The Sokoto state government has donated a truck-load of food, baby items and cash to the parents of new quadruplets who were delivered on Monday, August 7.

Sokoto governor donates truck load of food and cash to parents of quadruplets (photos)
An tsige mataimakin shugaban majalisar dokokin jihar Sokoto

An tsige mataimakin shugaban majalisar dokokin jihar Sokoto

An tsige mataimakin shugaban majalisan dokoki na jihar Sokoto,Kabiru Ibrahim.Kakakin majalsian dokokin jihar, Hon Salihu Maidaji ya sanar manema labarai

An tsige mataimakin shugaban majalisar dokokin jihar Sokoto
Why the Sultan of Sokoto has rejected restructuring; what he wants instead

Why the Sultan of Sokoto has rejected restructuring; what he wants instead

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday August 13, called on Nigerians to focus on devolution of ‘dams’ rather than restructuring the country.

Why the Sultan of Sokoto has rejected restructuring; what he wants instead
Suspected child kidnapper nabbed after his victim identified him (photos)

Suspected child kidnapper nabbed after his victim identified him (photos)

A NAIJ.com reader sent in the story of a suspected child kidnapper who was apprehended after a little girl he had tried to kidnap earlier, identified him.

Suspected child kidnapper nabbed after his victim identified him (photos)
Group calls for sack of lecturer over alleged plagiarism

Group calls for sack of lecturer over alleged plagiarism

A group, Sokoto Transparency Network has called for the sack of a lecturer, Mr. Abubakar Bako Tambuwal at the state University over alleged plagiarism.

Group calls for sack of lecturer over alleged plagiarism
Governors Tambuwal, others mourn as top appointee pass on in Sokoto (Photo)

Governors Tambuwal, others mourn as top appointee pass on in Sokoto (Photo)

For officials of the Sokoto state government, Saturday, July 29 is one of the worst days as the administration of Governor Waziri Tambuwal lost an appointee.

Governors Tambuwal, others mourn as top appointee pass on in Sokoto (Photo)
Update: We approved the N500m which was transferred to the account of the sultan’s aide - Sokoto govt. finally responds to EFCC

Update: We approved the N500m which was transferred to the account of the sultan’s aide - Sokoto govt. finally responds to EFCC

Sokoto State govt. has reacted to a recent development about the sultan of Sokoto allegedly being implicated by the EFCC in a suspicious N500m bank transfer.

Update: We approved the N500m which was transferred to the account of the sultan’s aide - Sokoto govt. finally responds to EFCC
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