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Why APC’ll not participate in Sokoto LG poll –Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said he is not surprised that the All Progressives Congress will not participate in the local government council election scheduled to hold on March 27, across the state’s 23 local government areas. Tambuwal, at the inaugural zonal campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party for the council poll in...

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Wamakko’s aide kidnapped by gunmen found dead

The corpse of a personal aide of Senator Aliyu Wamakko, Alhaji Abba Gidan Haki, who was abducted by some unknown gunmen on Thursday in Sokoto, has been found. The remains have been interred according to Islamic rites. The 50-year-old Haki’s body was found on the road to Durbawa in the Kware local Government of the...

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Tambuwal denies kidnap attempt in Sokoto school

GOVERNOR Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has denied that the minor skirmish reported at Sani Dingyadi Secondary School is linked to an attempt to abduct students. The governor, who promptly rushed to the school, told journalists that the incident was about a motorcycle thieve that ran into the school premises while he was being chased...

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Nigeria begins documentation of onion exports

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Towards achieving the Federal Government initiative on the diversification of the nation’s economy, Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria, has inaugurated documented onion exports through Illela land border in Sokoto State. The event inaugurated by Abdulrahameed Ma’aji, the Area Controller of Nigerian Customs Service in charge of Sokoto and Zamfara states, […] Read Full Story

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Nigeria begins documentation of onion exports

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Towards achieving the Federal Government initiative on the diversification of the nation’s economy, Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria, has inaugurated documented onion exports through Illela land border in Sokoto State. The event inaugurated by Abdulrahameed Ma’aji, the Area Controller of Nigerian Customs Service in charge of Sokoto and Zamfara states, […] Read Full Story

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Drug abuse fuels insecurity, says Tambuwal

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Drug trafficking and the abuse of the substances have been identified as the catalysts of bandits, insurgents and kidnappers who unleash terror and mayhem on hapless citizens in the country. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State disclosed this when he received the Sheikh Ahmed Gumi-led Bandits Repentance Initiative (S-GULBAR Initiative) in […] Read Full Story

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Herdsmen: Fulani should expect more evictions, says don

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto A university lecturer, Professor Femi Olufunmilade, has emphasised that as long as armed herdsmen are allowed to roam freely and cause deaths and destruction, Fulani people should expect more evictions across the country. Reacting to mounting agitations for eviction of notorious criminals in Yoruba farming communities, Olufunmilade warned that fulani would be […] Read Full Story

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Bagudu condoles with families of bandits’ attack victims 

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, on Tuesday, condoled with the families of those killed as a result of bandits attacks in Munhaye village of Danko Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State. Speaking during a condolence visit to Munhaye Community, Governor Bagudu expressed deep regret for the unfortunate attacks in […] Read Full Story