Degrading prophet Muhammad a sin – Sokoto State Gov justifies killing of man over blasphemy

Degrading prophet Muhammad a sin – Sokoto State Gov justifies killing of man over blasphemy By afolabi Powered By Sokoto State Governor, Ahmed Aliyu, has reacted to the killing of a man by rampaging Islamic fanatics over blasphemy. One Usman Buda Mai Hanji was stoned to death for allegedly making blasphemous comments on the personality […]

Nigerian governor disguises, rides keke to inspect dirty public hospital

Nigerian governor disguises, rides keke to inspect dirty public hospital By Chukwuani Victoria Sokoto governor, Ahmad Aliyu has disguised himself and visited the State Specialist Hospital to ascertain the quality of services provided to residents. The governor’s press secretary Abubakar Bawa in a statement on Monday, disclosed that the governor’s decision to visit the facility […]

Tambuwal’s aide Aishat Maina dies after Atiku’s rally

Tambuwal’s aide Aishat Maina dies after Atiku’s rally By Wale Odunsi Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto lost his Special Adviser on Female Education, Aishat Maina, on Tuesday. Hajiya Maina died in Sokoto on her way out of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential rally for Atiku Abubakar. The deceased was caught in a stampede […]

Sokoto 2023: Fresh tension in Tambuwal’s camp as power broker, Bojo joins Wamakko in APC

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna The Peoples Democratic Party in Sokoto state has suffered another major setback with the shift of support base by  Alhaji Sahabi Bojo Bodinga and thousands of his supporters to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Bodinga, a PDP stalwart  from Sokoto South Senatorial District where Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal comes from, recently […]

Why I invited ‘Tinubu men’ to commission projects in Rivers – Wike

Why I invited ‘Tinubu men’ to commission projects in Rivers – Wike By Clement Chinedu Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has defended his reasons for inviting members of the opposition political parties to commission projects in the state. The governor said he wants them to come and see what he has done and take the […]

Outrage over killing of female student in Sokoto for blasphemy, school shut

Deborah killed for blasphemy Nigerians have expressed outrage over the killing of a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education for alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammed. What was even more outraged was that the girl, named as Deborah was lynched and then set ablaze. Thereafter the killers filmed the barbaric action and posted it […]

200 Gunmen Storm Mailalle Market In Sokoto, Kill 20

Gunmen believed to be Bandits attacked Mailalle weekly market, in Sokoto state. They allegedly opened fire and killed nothing less than 20 persons and injured many. Eyewitnesses said, they saw the bandits carting away foodstuffs and setting houses ablaze. They allegedly stopped at the only petrol station in the area and filled their motorcycles with […]

Bandits Attack Joint Base, kill military personnel in Sokoto

By Onuminya Innocent Residents  yesterday  said gunmen suspected to be armed bandits attacked a joint military base codenamed “Burkusuma camp’ located  in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State and  killed unspecified number of military personnel. Villagers and security sources told THISDAY that the attack took place in the early hours of Friday. It was  gathered that the […]

Bandits Attack Sokoto Community, Kill Two, Abduct Scores

Kill two, Cart away foodstuffs By Onuminya Innocent The Sokoto State Police Command has said that suspected bandits have attacked Tangaza town in Tangaza Local Government Area of the state killing two and abducting unspecified number of people. The Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sanusi Abubakar, told THISDAY in a telephone […]

COVID-19, doctors’ strike combine to render Sokoto women stranded

Coronavirus in Nigeria On Saturday, Nigeria recorded 49 additional fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic with 964 fresh cases reported across 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that Nigeria’s total infection from the pandemic stood at 195,052 while the fatality toll increased to 2,544 […]


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