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Gunmen attack Sokoto villages, cart away cows at gunpoint

Unknown gunmen numbering about 150 reportedly stormed Tarana Mahuta and Bagurba villages, Tureta Local Government Area of Sokoto State, and made away with undisclosed number of cows at gunpoint.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Sadiq Ajiya: APC national secretary slot won’t be decided blindly

Several months after the controversial resignation of the national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the North-East Zonal Secretary, Abubakar Sadiq Ajiya, has said there is no crisis in the party

Kogi guber: Former minister canvasses support for Governor Bello

Professor Stephen Ocheni, the immediate past Minister of State, Labour and Productivity, has called on the people of Kogi East to vote massively for Governor Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the forthcoming governorship election, to enable him complete laudable programmes he has started.
Kidnap Victim

Police: Sokoto lawmaker kidnapped

The police in Sokoto State have confirmed the abduction of Aminu Bodai, a member of the state House of Assembly, by gunmen in Bodai village of Dange/Shuni Local Government Area of the state.

Over 20 feared dead as bandits attack Sokoto villages

Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.

Katsina CJ frees 300 Prisoners, promises judicial reforms

Katsina State Chief Judge, Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, Tuesday in Katsina announced the release of a total number of about 300 prisoners from the State’s Prison Custody, following the visit to the various prison camps.
The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

Gombe Assembly speaker to emerge Friday

The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

CODE holds capacity enhancing training for Borno budget trackers

Connected Development (CODE), a nongovernmental organisation known for budget and public projects implementation tracking, on Saturday held a capacity building training for young volunteers following the money in Borno State.
Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor makes 9 appointments, clears air on first lady

The newly sworn-in Governor of Nasarawa state, Mr Abdullahi Sule, yesterday, announced his first set of appointments of nine Senior Special Assistants to work in the new administration.

Senator Lawan: Wealthy Nigerians buy court judgements

His allegation came barely a week after the Supreme Court voided his party’s participation in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State, thereby stripping it of all 36 offices including the governorship position.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate confirms President Buhari’s nominee as Customary Court of Appeal President

It took the Nigerian Senate just 15 minutes to scrutinise and confirm Abaze Abubakar Sadiq, a nominee for President of Customary Court of Appeal, FCT Abuja.

General Buratai reaffirms commitment to welfare of Nigerian Army veterans

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has re-emphasised commitment to the welfare of Army Veterans, whom he noted, remain key stakeholders in the discharge of the Nigerian Army’s constitutional roles.

INEC issues certificate of return to Governor Tambuwal, deputy, 30 lawmakers-elect in Sokoto

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday issued certificates of return to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, his Deputy, Alhaji Dan’Iya Manir, and 30 members-elect of the state House of Assembly in Sokoto.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: Zamfara bandits better equipped than security forces

Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday in Abuja said bandits terrorising the state were more equipped than the entire security forces deployed to combat their activities.

Jigawa elections: APC wins all House of Assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all House of Assembly seats in the 30 constituencies of Jigawa State.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith.

Sokoto elections: I’ll accept outcome in good faith – Governor Tambuwal

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith.

Sokoto elections: APC alleges police attack on party secretary, others

The Sokoto State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the state secretary of the party has been attacked by officers of the Special Protection Unit of the State police command.

INEC: 1, 726, 887 voters to vote in Sokoto

Mr. Abubakar Sadiq, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Sokoto State, has said that no fewer than 1, 726, 887 eligible voters were expected to vote in 2019 general elections in the state.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.