Governors condole Sen. Wamakko over daughter’s death

Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has condoled with former governor of Sokoto State, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, over the death of his daughter, Sadiya. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Kayode  Fayemi of Ekiti State, in a condolence message on behalf of his colleagues issued on Monday, expressed deep […]

Tambuwal Advocates Increase Funding for Army, Other Security Agencies

Aminu Tambuwal The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has advocated that a special provision be made constitutionally to increase funding for the Nigerian Army and other security agencies in the country. Tambuwal and his Zamfara State counterpart, Bello Muhammad Mutawalle, who were special guests at the Nigerian Army Special Super Camp 4 at Faskari, […]

COVID-19: FG okays 5 states, FCT for WHO’s clinical trials

By Omeiza Ajayi • Warns patients against attacking health workers • To subject ‘Madagascar’s cure’ to analysis; over 27,000 tests conducted so far • We’re not aware, but clinical trial is a normal process – NMA President The Federal Government has enrolled the Federal Capital Territory, FCT as well as Lagos, Ogun, Kano, Kaduna and […]

Former Sokoto governor, Nadama, dies at 82

Dr Garba Nadama By Muhammad Nasir Bello The Sokoto State Government has announced the death of the second civilian governor of the state, Dr Garba Nadama, who died at the age of 82. According to a statement by the state government, Nadama died after an illness of natural cause. The government said that Gov. Aminu […]

Sokoto Assembly Poll: APC Candidate Defects to PDP

A candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Sokoto forthcoming rerun House of Assembly election, Alhaji Bature Dan Muhammadu Lili has decamped to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmaker, who defected along with no fewer than 10,000 of his supporters, said his decision was the string of victories the state Governor, Aminu Waziri […]

My parents from Sokoto, Jigawa –Atiku

Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll, Atiku Abubakar, has debunked claims of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he was Cameroonian by birth and was, therefore, not qualified to contest the election. Atiku, who was born in Jada, in 1946, in present day Adamawa State, which was then part […]

Sokoto APC members-elect absent, as INEC presents certificates to Tambuwal, others

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, presented certificates of return to Governor Aminu, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State alongside his deputy and other members-elect of the state House of Assembly. However, all members-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members-elect were conspicuously absent during the event held at Sultan Maccido Qur’anic […]

4 more Sokoto commissioners set to defect to APC – Wamakko

Four serving commissioners under the incumbent People’s Democratic Party (PDP)- led Sokoto State government will soon defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has said. This was contained in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir, Rabe Mani and issued to newsmen in Sokoto. The statement said […]

2019 presidency: Tambuwal takes campaign to South West

Governor of Sokoto State and presidential aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has taken his campaign to the south west geo-political zone, with a promise to provide purposeful and visionary leadership that will unite the country. Tambuwal  told a crowd of PDP supporters and delegates at the Osun […]

Tinubu: Tambuwal Covets The Presidency But Doesn’t Have The Stomach to Challenge Buhari in A Primary

Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the defection of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a move coated in his desire to contest the presidency on the party’s automatic ticket. In a statement released on Sunday entitled: ‘They Go Away Because We […]

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