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Laftanar janar Buratai ya kaddamar da wani katafaren gini don amfanin Sojojin Najeriya

Laftanar janar Buratai ya kaddamar da wani katafaren gini don amfanin Sojojin Najeriya

Laftanar janar Buratai ya kaddamar da wani katafaren gini don amfanin Sojojin Najeriya
Tambuwal, Senator Dahiru settle rift as they attend event together

Tambuwal, Senator Dahiru settle rift as they attend event together

The longstanding political feud threatening the foundation of the ruling APC in Sokoto state has been settled with Governor Tambuwal and a former senator Dahiru, attending a function together for the first since 2014.

Tambuwal, Senator Dahiru settle rift as they attend event together
Thugs' alleged attack on Governor Tambuwal's critic in Sokoto raises tension

Thugs' alleged attack on Governor Tambuwal's critic in Sokoto raises tension

Some suspected political thugs on Saturday, April 7, allegedly attacked Alhaji Dahiru Yabo, a top critic of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto. Yabo is a famous chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Thugs' alleged attack on Governor Tambuwal's critic in Sokoto raises tension
Pray for our leaders - Sultan urges Nigerians

Pray for our leaders - Sultan urges Nigerians

The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday urged Nigerians to pray for leaders to succeed in delivering the mandate entrusted in them by the people. Abubakar said this at the distribution of Zakkat proceeds.

Pray for our leaders - Sultan urges Nigerians
Sokoto remains peaceful - Police commissioner Mani says as personnel recover 948 weapons

Sokoto remains peaceful - Police commissioner Mani says as personnel recover 948 weapons

The Sokoto state command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has recovered at least 948 guns under the amnesty programme as well as from operations in the last 24 months as revealed by Murtala Mani, its commissioner.

Sokoto remains peaceful - Police commissioner Mani says as personnel recover 948 weapons
Armed men voluntarily surrender weapons as police recover 948 arms in Sokoto state

Armed men voluntarily surrender weapons as police recover 948 arms in Sokoto state

The commissioner of police, Murtala Mani, said some of the guns were surrendered during the amnesty initiative aimed at discouraging restiveness and criminalities as well as encouraging peaceful coexistence in the state.

Armed men voluntarily surrender weapons as police recover 948 arms in Sokoto state
Catholic bishop Kukah accuses President Buhari of being far away from Nigerians

Catholic bishop Kukah accuses President Buhari of being far away from Nigerians

Bishop of Sokoto diocese of the Catholic church Matthew Hassan Kukah has reportedly written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, in which he expressed worries over rising ethnicity, sufferings, and divisions among Nigerians.

Catholic bishop Kukah accuses President Buhari of being far away from Nigerians
Ruwan sama yayi sanadiyyar mutuwar mutane 6 a jihar Sokoto

Ruwan sama yayi sanadiyyar mutuwar mutane 6 a jihar Sokoto

A sakamakon wani ruwan sama da ake ta faman yi a yankin jihar Sokoto, mutane 6 ne suka rasa rayuwar su yayinda kasa ta yanke ta fado musu. Kamfanin dillacin labari na NAN ya tabbatar da hakan, inda ya sanar da cewa lamarin ya...

Ruwan sama yayi sanadiyyar mutuwar mutane 6 a jihar Sokoto
Bill Gates, Dangote sign MoU with 6 northern governors on funding immunisation

Bill Gates, Dangote sign MoU with 6 northern governors on funding immunisation

Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote on Wednesday, March 21, signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with six northern state governors on improved access to immunisation in Nigeria. One of the governor is Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto.

Bill Gates, Dangote sign MoU with 6 northern governors on funding immunisation
Why FG should ban codeine syrup - Governor Tambuwal

Why FG should ban codeine syrup - Governor Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has urged the federal government to ban the sale of codeine syrups in the country because they are not lifesaving medicines. He made the call at a workshop on addiction and prevention.

Why FG should ban codeine syrup - Governor Tambuwal
Just in: Sultan declares Monday, March 19, as first day of Rajab

Just in: Sultan declares Monday, March 19, as first day of Rajab

The chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Professor Sambo Wali Junaido said the declaration was made by the Sultan since the Sultanate council did not receive the confirmation on the new moon.

Just in: Sultan declares Monday, March 19, as first day of Rajab
The Sultan of Sokoto sends urgent message to Muslims over sighting of new moon Rajab

The Sultan of Sokoto sends urgent message to Muslims over sighting of new moon Rajab

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, March 16, called on Muslims to look out for the new moon of Rajab 1439AH. The monarch made the call in Sokoto in a statement signed by the Wazirin Sokoto.

The Sultan of Sokoto sends urgent message to Muslims over sighting of new moon Rajab
Fall of water level at dam causes scarcity in Sokoto

Fall of water level at dam causes scarcity in Sokoto

As water shortage increases in Sokoto, the residents have complained as many have had to trek several kilometres ‎in search of water to meet their daily requirements. Many have seized the opportunity to make business.

Fall of water level at dam causes scarcity in Sokoto
Allah sarki: Jama’a na shan bakar wahala kafin su samu ruwan sha a Najeriya

Allah sarki: Jama’a na shan bakar wahala kafin su samu ruwan sha a Najeriya

Mun samu labari cewa ana fama da wahalar ruwan sha matuka a Sokoto a lokacin nan na rani. Jama’a na shan bakar wahala kafin su samu ruwan sha a. Ruwa ya zama wani kayan gabas a wannan lokaci a cikin Garin Sokoto.

Allah sarki: Jama’a na shan bakar wahala kafin su samu ruwan sha a Najeriya
Group gives Tambuwal 48 hours to declare stand on Buhari's presidential ambition

Group gives Tambuwal 48 hours to declare stand on Buhari's presidential ambition

A group has called on the governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal, to declare his stand on President Muhammadu Buhari's ambition to run for 2019 presidency. The APC affiliated group accused Tambuwal of anti-party activities.

Group gives Tambuwal 48 hours to declare stand on Buhari's presidential ambition
Customs intercepts 460 smuggled rice hidden in petrol tank (photo)

Customs intercepts 460 smuggled rice hidden in petrol tank (photo)

The Nigeria Customs Service says it has arrested a suspect in Sokoto who allegedly smuggled 460 bags of imported rice concealed in a petrol tank. The rice were intercepted along Sokoto-Illela and had N7.8 million duty paid value.

Customs intercepts 460 smuggled rice hidden in petrol tank (photo)
2 dead as hoodlums attacked prison van in Sokoto

2 dead as hoodlums attacked prison van in Sokoto

The Sokoto state police command on Friday, February 23, confirmed the death of two and one person hospitalised as result of the confrontation between hoodlums and Prison Service officials, in Sokoto metropolis.

2 dead as hoodlums attacked prison van in Sokoto
If the government has failed, let them call us to come and help out - Sultan of Sokoto

If the government has failed, let them call us to come and help out - Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, called on the federal government to put an end to the herdsmen crisis in Nigeria. He also said there is still high level of corruption in Nigeria despite the anti-corruption fight.

If the government has failed, let them call us to come and help out - Sultan of Sokoto
Tinubu commences mediator role in APC, visits Sokoto to meet Tambuwal, Wamakko

Tinubu commences mediator role in APC, visits Sokoto to meet Tambuwal, Wamakko

The national leader and head of the presidential reconciliation committee of the ruling All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, February 17 visited Sokoto, where he met with senior party chieftains in the state

Tinubu commences mediator role in APC, visits Sokoto to meet Tambuwal, Wamakko
Suspected cattle thieves in Zamfara allegedly kill 18 persons - Police

Suspected cattle thieves in Zamfara allegedly kill 18 persons - Police

The public relation officer of the police in Zamfara state, Muhammad Shehu, on Thursday, February 15, said that about 18 persons have been confirmed dead in a recent attack by gunmen in Birane village of the state.

Suspected cattle thieves in Zamfara allegedly kill 18 persons - Police
5000 jobs to be created as Dangote rice mill set to produce 250,000 metric tonnes

5000 jobs to be created as Dangote rice mill set to produce 250,000 metric tonnes

The Dangote rice processing mill is set to begin the production of 250,000 metric tonnes in Sokoto in 2018. This was revealed by the executive director, stakeholders’ management and corporate communication Mansur Ahmed

5000 jobs to be created as Dangote rice mill set to produce 250,000 metric tonnes
Sokoto state government, world bank to construct 500km rural roads

Sokoto state government, world bank to construct 500km rural roads

The Sokoto state government has signed an agreement with the World Bank for the construction of 500 kilometres of rural roads across the state. The state commissioner for finance Malam Saidu Umar made this known in a statement.

Sokoto state government, world bank to construct 500km rural roads
Help, we have been marginalized by APC - Members of defunct CPC cry out

Help, we have been marginalized by APC - Members of defunct CPC cry out

Some members of the defunct Congress For Progressive Change (CPC) in Sokoto state have reportedly cried out alleging that they have been marginalised by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in the affair of the organisation.

Help, we have been marginalized by APC - Members of defunct CPC cry out
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